Agenda

Markets & Regulation
Derivatives & Portfolio Management
Liquidity & Collateral Management
Technology & Innovation
Sustainability & Investing
Digital Assets & Markets
08:00 - 08:20
Registration & Breakfast - open to all attendees
Break
08:20 - 08:30
Welcome Keynote - Fiona van Echelpoel, Deputy Director General, DG Market Infrastructure & Payments, ECB
Welcome
08:30 - 08:50
Keynote - J.P. Morgan
To be announced.
Speakers:
Povaly, Stefan, Head of Germany, J.P. Morgan
Keynote
08:50 - 09:45
Exchange Leaders
Exchanges have been traditionally at the heart of innovation. What trends are driving change for global exchanges and how are they helping investors meet the challenges of the post-covid world?
  • What are the key global trends for exchanges and how are firms adapting to change?
  • How have approaches to risk management changed since 2020?
  • What role can exchanges play in the transition to net zero?
  • How should exchanges respond to the evolution of digital asset and securities markets?
Moderator:
Weisbach, Annette, Correspondent Germany, CNBC
Speakers:
Boujnah, Stéphane, CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board, Euronext
Cho, Hyo Jae, President & CEO, Derivatives Market Division, KRX
Loh, Boon-Chye, CEO, SGX Group
Olszewska, Izabela, Member of the Management Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange
Peters, Michael, Chief Executive Officer, Eurex
Sibbern, Bjørn, EVP, President of European Markets, Nasdaq
Panel
09:45 - 09:55
Transition Break
Break
09:55 - 10:10
1 on 1 with J.P. Morgan
To be announced.
Moderator:
Mitting, Will, Founder & CEO, Acuiti
Speakers:
Graillat, Neven, Head of Global Markets Sustainability Center, J.P. Morgan
1 on 1
1 on 1 with Coinbase
To be announced.
Moderator:
Weisbach, Annette, Correspondent Germany, CNBC
Speakers:
Rayner-Cook, Chris, Global Head of Institutional Derivatives, Coinbase
1 on 1
10:10 - 10:25
Transition Break
Break
10:25 - 10:40
Fireside Chat with Google
To be announced.
Moderator:
Weisbach, Annette, Correspondent Germany, CNBC
Speakers:
Majmundar, Ashish, Global Head of Capital Markets, Google
Fireside Chat
Thematic investing – How trends shape the future
Speakers:
Kell, Georg, Chairman, Arabesque Founding Director, United Nations Global Compact
Keynote
10:40 - 11:10
Networking Break & Coffee
Break
11:10 - 11:55
Crypto for Institutions
As the crypto ecosystem continues to evolve, how can institutional investors engage with existing service providers and institutional-grade trading networks to gain access to digital assets?
  • Navigating the Crypto Ecosystem: what are some of the core structural factors that institutions contemplating involvement should have in mind?
  • Digital Assets ETPs: What role do digital assets ETPs play in providing an access point for institutional allocations?
  • Asset Security and Risk Management
Moderator:
Weisbach, Annette, Correspondent Germany, CNBC
Speakers:
Bevan, Tim, Founder & Co-CEO, ETC Group
Uhm, Thomas, Global Crypto Institutional Sales & Trading, Jane Street
Werner, Swen, Global Head of Digital Custody and Payments, State Street
Panel
Green bonds and the new EU taxonomy
Green bonds are one of the fastest growing segments in global capital markets. What is the current status in terms of regulation and practical implementation?
  • How far has the European sovereign market come, and where is it heading?
  • How can exchanges support the development of the green bond market?
  • Does the practical implementation of the taxonomy progress in the EU?
  • Are funds, insurers, and banks adjusting portfolios ahead of looming green disclosures?
Moderator:
Webb, Dominic, Reporter, Responsible Investor
Speakers:
Coustar, Claire, Managing Director, Global Head of ESG & Sustainable Finance , Deutsche Bank
Frey-Hartenberger, Jutta, Fixed Income Derivatives Product R&D, Eurex
Hörter, Steffen, Head of ESG, Munich Re Investment Partners
Panel
The future of FX futures
FX futures have been at the tipping point of wider acceptance for years, but have yet to be fully embraced by market participants. The panel will focus on what has been holding back the development of these products, what needs to change for the product to flourish, and where growth opportunities may be.
  • What are the challenges facing market participants looking to add listed FX to their capabilities?
  • What are the possible growth drivers for the FX futures market?
  • How can the global OTC and listed FX markets interact to create deeper liquidity and cost-efficient trading?
Moderator:
Becker, Lukas, Markets Desk Editor, FX Markets
Speakers:
Hock, Christoph, Head of Multi-Asset Trading, Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH
Moegling, Scotte, Institutional Trading, Flow Traders
Quiram, Jens, Executive Director – Head of FX Derivatives, Eurex
Reid, David, Managing Director, Global Foreign Exchange, Deutsche Bank
Panel
11:55 - 12:10
Transition Break
Break
12:10 - 12:55
Are digital assets changing the face of asset management?
Asset managers have traded carefully to date with the adoption of cryptocurrencies, but the potential gains are hard to ignore. As adoption grows, are cryptocurrencies and tokenization changing the face of asset management?
  • Where are we today in terms of asset management adoption of cryptocurrencies?
  • How are asset managers trading crypto?
  • What needs to change in terms of risk and portfolio management to succeed?
Moderator:
Smith-Meyer, Bjarke, Fintech Correspondent, POLITICO Europe
Speakers:
Bruenjes, Tim, Head of Sales Germany, Austria, Nordics, CEE & Russia, Fireblocks
Brzezek, Jan, CEO & Founder, Crypto Finance
Kreutzmann, Tim, Vice President Legal, BVI
Tyrer, Chris, Head of Fidelity Digital Assets Europe, Fidelity Digital Assets
Panel
Clearing Innovation & trends
In this panel, experts across the trading and clearing ecosystem and FIA Tech will discuss some of the most pressing operational and technology challenges of the future – and how to respond with innovative technologies for the exchange traded and cleared derivatives industry.
  • Trade allocation process - creating standards and consistency across the industry
  • Trade give-in process - reducing complexity across various settlement timings
  • Average pricing methodologies - allowing equitable allocations for multiple accounts
Moderator:
Savage, Bruce, Head, FIA Europe
Speakers:
Ashraf, Tony, Global Head of Derivative Operations, Collateral Management & Clearing, BlackRock
Haga, Per, Global Head of PDS Product, Barclays
Solinger, Nick, CEO, FIA Tech
Weber, Melanie, SVP Derivatives Clearing Design, Eurex Clearing
Panel
Liquidity & trading opportunities in ESG Derivatives
Two years after launching ESG Derivatives – what is the status? How is liquidity building and what is the outlook for growth?
  • Have the drivers evolved to foster the use case for sustainable derivatives?
  • What is the future of flagship indices as we know them?
  • A look at the regional use cases
Moderator:
Weisbach, Annette, Correspondent Germany, CNBC
Speakers:
Harrington, George, Managing Director & Global Head of Fixed Income and Derivatives - Index, MSCI
Nizard, Julien, Continental Europe Head of Equity Derivatives Trading, J.P. Morgan
Ramdarshan, Zubin, Head of Equity & Index Product Design, Eurex
Panel
12:55 - 13:45
Networking Lunch - Sponsored by Cumberland
Break
13:45 - 14:00
Providing Liquidity to the markets
Actively market making across regions -and across markets bring challenges – what are the hidden roadblocks and opportunities in doing so?
Moderator:
Weisbach, Annette, Correspondent Germany, CNBC
Speakers:
Besselink, Thomas, Head of Trading, IMC Trading B.V.
1 on 1
Cross Margining – myth or reality?
Cross margining has long promised significant savings for banks and their clients. However, to date, there has been relatively few examples of liquidity shifting to achieve cross margin savings.
Moderator:
Schieffer, Julia, Founder & Editor, DerivSource
Speakers:
Blanche, Isabelle, Fixed Income Sales, Derivatives, Funding & Financing, Eurex
Gavin, Jamie, Head of OTC Prime Clearing – EMEA, Societe Generale
1 on 1
Cryptoassets: EU regulatory approach
To be announced.
Moderator:
Mitting, Will, Founder & CEO, Acuiti
Speakers:
Ceyssens, Jan, Head of Unit - Digital Finance, DG FISMA European Commission
1 on 1
14:00 - 14:10
Transition Break
Break
14:10 - 14:30
Zero to Crypto: Bringing crypto products to market
Speakers:
Sarbhai, Sagar, Head of Business Solutions, Fireblocks
Keynote
14:30 - 14:40
Transition Break
Break
14:40 - 15:25
Product Innovation in the light of UMR
Futurization has brought new products and instruments into the realm of listed derivatives. But what opportunities remain and how are they being developed?
  • ESG Total Return Swaps and Futures product development
  • What is the opportunity for the buy-side from futurization?
  • Thematic Index Futures and Systematic Indices
Moderator:
Jeffs, Luke, Managing Director, Global Investor Group
Speakers:
Heath, Stuart, Director, Equity & Index Product Design, Eurex
Lindemann, Tobias, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Lomholt, Axel, Chief Product Officer, Indices and Benchmarks, Qontigo
Panel
When two worlds collide: looking at crypto in the derivatives space
Native crypto markets hold most of the market share for derivatives trading. How have traditional exchanges responded in this market and has the opportunity to develop liquid digital derivatives markets passed?
  • What have traditional exchanges launched to date?
  • How are native and traditional exchanges co-existing?
  • What is the future of crypto derivatives on traditional markets?
Moderator:
Khasawneh, Radi, Derivatives Editor, GIG
Speakers:
Beller, Wilhelm, Head of Trading, BitMEX
Kuehne, Jan, Institutional Sales Manager, Coinbase
Strebel, Rob, Head of Relationship Management, DRW
Tyrer, Chris, Head of Fidelity Digital Assets Europe, Fidelity Digital Assets
Panel
15:25 - 15:35
Transition Break
Break
15:35 - 16:20
Creating value through algorithms
Designing future proof algorithms and breaking down the barriers of the trading floor.
  • The evolution of execution algorithms across the trading floor
  • Why measuring performance is important, and how to evaluate the quality of an execution algorithm
  • Machine learning in execution algorithms
Moderator:
Davison, Tony, Head of EMEA Sales, Quantitative Brokers
Speakers:
Boulton, Sam, Director of Execution Research, Aspect Capital
Field, Jonty, Global Head of Product and Execution Performance, Quantitative Brokers
Goater, James, Head of Electronic Futures, EMEA, Barclays
Scholz, Yven, Multi-Asset Derivative Trader , Allianz Global Investors
Panel
ESG in Fixed Income – what’s next?
  • What trading considerations should you take into account when investing in green and climate-oriented bonds and ESG fixed income?
  • What are the regional uses cases for FI ESG derivatives?
Moderator:
Barnes, Dan, Head of Editorial, The DESK
Speakers:
Harden, Anthony M., Executive Director, Derivatives Sales Trading, Goldman Sachs
Lassegnore, Marie, CFA – Credit PM & Head of ESG Strategies, La Francaise
Masi, Davide, Fixed Income Derivatives Product R&D, Eurex
Panel
Index Leaders: Thematic Indexes & structural trends
  • Get answers to the top megatrends that are shaping the way we live
  • What is the difference between an emerging- and megatrend?
  • What are new approaches to capture trends?
  • Is the trend shifting from sectors to thematic?
Moderator:
Weisbach, Annette, Correspondent Germany, CNBC
Speakers:
Mattatia, Stephane, Managing Director, MSCI
Powell, Rob, Managing Director - Head of Thematic & Sector Product Strategy, BlackRock
Ramdarshan, Zubin, Head of Equity & Index Product Design, Eurex
Schon, Christoph, Senior Principal, Applied Research, Qontigo
Panel
16:20 - 16:40
Networking Break & Coffee
Break
16:40 - 17:00
ESMA CCP Supervisory Committee focal areas for 2022 and beyond
Speakers:
Löber, Klaus, Chair of the CCP Supervisory Committee, ESMA
Keynote
17:00 - 17:10
Transition Break
Break
17:10 - 17:55
Fixed income markets in 2022 and beyond
After years in the doldrums, fixed income markets spurred into life in 2021. And 2022 looks set to be an exceptionally volatile year.
  • How are geo-political events and central bank intervention impacting fixed income markets?
  • Talking inflation – what are the implications for monetary policies and long-term stability
  • Instruments (IFS Clearing, Buxl, ETF options) Reflecting on the evolution of the fixed income market structure
  • What are the top trends shaping trading desks and investment strategies?
Moderator:
Barnes, Dan, Head of Editorial, The DESK
Speakers:
Bartholomew, Lee, Head of Fixed Income Derivatives Product R&D, Eurex
Fireside Chat
The evolving role of collateral management (transformation) & collateral mobility
With the final stages of UMR coming into scope in 2022, more firms than ever will need to invest in collateral management. What lessons have we learned to date?
  • What is the latest best practice with regards to collateral management?
  • What impact will the last phases of UMR have on the market?
  • How are new technologies such as DLT changing collateral management?
Moderator:
Schieffer, Julia, Founder & Editor, DerivSource
Speakers:
Foster, Danny, Director, Derivatives Clearing Services, HSBC
Lipensky, Ales, MD, Head of Derivatives Funding and Collateral Optimisation Group, Deutsche Bank
Simons, Phil, Global Head of Sales, Fixed Income Derivatives Funding & Financing, Eurex
Strömer, Guido, Chief Executive Officer, HQLA-X
Panel
Energy markets are key to a successful transition to net zero. But how will change be enabled?
  • What is the role of gas markets?
  • What is the role of electricity markets?
  • What is the role of the EU Emission trading Scheme?
  • What is needed to bring the financial and energy world together in order to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 (Green Deal)?
Moderator:
Weisbach, Annette, Correspondent Germany, CNBC
Speakers:
Paulun, Tobias, Chief Strategy Officer, EEX
van Hoorn, Victor, Executive Director, Eurosif
Fireside Chat
17:55 - 18:00
Closing Remarks
Closing
All times are in CEST.
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