Fixed Income Leaders 2020

12 - 14 October, 2020

CCIB, Barcelona

+44(0) 207 036 1355

Buy Side Only Innovation Day

11:30 am - 12:20 pm Registration and Brunch

12:20 pm - 12:25 pm Welcome Address: Lauren Harrison, Editorial Director, Fixed Income Leaders Summit

12:25 pm - 12:30 pm Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

David Bullen, Director at Bullen Management

David Bullen

Director
Bullen Management

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Industry Keynote - New frontiers in electronic trading: As electronic execution becomes more evident in repo markets, how are participants taking full advantage of the efficiency gains it offers?

Tom Trott, Repo Product Manager at Tradeweb

Tom Trott

Repo Product Manager
Tradeweb

Andy Beer, Head of UK Sales at Tradeweb

Andy Beer

Head of UK Sales
Tradeweb

12:50 pm - 1:10 pm Buy side Interview - The quest for data aggregation: How can you gain access to fragmented data sources to achieve a single view of bond liquidity?

  • How can you use the data sources available from the breadth of the market to increase trading effectiveness?
  • The buy side revolution: How are the buy side developing data aggregation and risk tools to be less dependent on brokers for their data needs?
  • How can you use aggregated data approaches for new trading mandates that allow for informed and accurate repositioning of portfolios?
  • How can data aggregation not only help you comply but create a competitive advantage for your desk?
Dan Barnes, Editor at The Desk

Dan Barnes

Editor
The Desk

Mikael Björkman, Head of Fixed Income Execution at Credit Suisse AG

Mikael Björkman

Head of Fixed Income Execution
Credit Suisse AG

1:10 pm - 1:40 pm Buy Side View - Integrating through automation: How can you leverage advances in technology to streamline your workflow and increase efficiencies across the full trade lifecycle?

  • Setting the golden standard: What do best-in-class protocols and tools look like?
  • How can reduced connectivity stifle innovation in the fixed income market and what can be done to overcome this?
  • What can you automate across your fixed income desk to gain a completive advantage?
  • A look to the future: How can the market work better together to create a more automated and connected fixed income environment that is rife for innovation?

Carrie Osman, Founder & CEO at Cruxy & Company

Carrie Osman

Founder & CEO
Cruxy & Company

Matthew McLoughlin, Partner & Head of Trading at Liontrust Asset Management

Matthew McLoughlin

Partner & Head of Trading
Liontrust Asset Management

Joeri Wouters, Fixed Income Buy Side Dealer at KBC Asset Management

Joeri Wouters

Fixed Income Buy Side Dealer
KBC Asset Management

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Refreshment Break

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Buy Side Case Study - Leading the way through change: How are BNP Paribas creating an automated trading strategy and team set up that encourages innovation and adaptability

  • With the rise of automation, what skill set is required from the trading floor now compared to the last decade
  • How has the BNP Paribas global trading strategy been revolutionized by fixed income automation? 
  • A multi asset automation journey: What can be borrowed from equities and FX and what needs its own roadmap?
  • Through this change, how has BNP Paribas leveraged a dynamic organisational structure and leadership to create a global solution to the market?

Yann Couellan, Head of Fixed Income Execution at BNP Paribas Asset Management

Yann Couellan

Head of Fixed Income Execution
BNP Paribas Asset Management

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Fireside Chat - Technology and trader collaboration: How can the two functions work together to ensure your trading teams are not being left behind and reaping the full benefits of capital market innovation?

David Bullen, Director at Bullen Management

David Bullen

Director
Bullen Management

Stuart Campbell, Head of Trading at BlueBay Asset Management

Stuart Campbell

Head of Trading
BlueBay Asset Management

Geraud Charpin, Head of Investment Technology at BlueBay Asset Management

Geraud Charpin

Head of Investment Technology
BlueBay Asset Management

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm Keynote Guest Speaker - The Future of Finance: How are M&G Prudential using data science and machine learning to innovate and drive change in 2019 and beyond?

Priyank has a passion for developing creative solutions to commercial challenges. Drawing on his considerable experience in Asia and Europe he is now the Head of AI & Machine Learning at M&G Prudential. Here he is leading a fast growing community of over 200 data scientists and machine learning enthusiasts to find bold and innovate ways to leverage data science in capital markets. The team has built their own cloud infrastructure, data and proprietary algorithms to solve real commercial challenges ranging from predicting the most promising real estate investment postcode in Manchester UK to reducing time taken for investment analysis from days to seconds.
Priyank Patwa, Head of AI & Machine Learning at M&G Prudential

Priyank Patwa

Head of AI & Machine Learning
M&G Prudential

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Refreshment Break

Open to a maximum of 60 buy side delegates

Trading Venues Track

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Platforms In The Spotlight - What new trading protocol innovations are providers offering to improve your access to new liquidity pools?
Listen to a 5 minute innovation pitch from 6 platforms to fully understand:
  • Trading protocol or innovation promoted
  • Unique selling point
  • Buy side adoption rates
  • What are they doing to keep themselves ‘current’?

Providers: 
1.Banca IMI 
2.Liquidnet
3.NatWest Markets 
4.BrokerTec Quote
5. Liquidity Edge

Trading Venues Track

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm Meet The Platforms: Evaluate the newest platform initiatives with your buy side peers to understand who is best placed to meet your liquidity needs
Break into groups of 8 buy side and spend time with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers

Each roundtable lasts 15 minutes

Open to a maximum of 60 buy side delegates

Data and Analytics Track

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Providers In The Spotlight - What new data and analytics innovations are providers offering to help you gain an information edge?
Listen to a 5 minute innovation pitch from 6 data and analytics providers to fully understand:
  • Innovation promoted
  • Unique selling point
  • Buy side adoption rates
  • What are they doing to keep themselves ‘current’?

Providers:
1.Algomi
2.Virtu 
3.MarketAxess – CP+ and Auto-Ex
4.BondIT  
5.RiskFirst 
6.IHS Markit 


Data and Analytics Track

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm Meet The Providers: Evaluate the newest data and analytics offerings with your buy side peers to understand who is best placed to meet your data and pre and post trade transparency needs
Break into groups of 8 buy side and spend time with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers

Each roundtable lasts 15 minutes

Open to a maximum of 60 buy side delegates

O/EMS Track

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Providers In The Spotlight - What new O/EMS solutions are technology providers offering to help you gain fully integrated view of your fixed income execution?
Listen to a 5 minute innovation pitch from 6 data and analytics providers to fully understand:
  • Innovation promoted
  • Unique selling point
  • Buy side adoption rates
  • What are they doing to keep themselves ‘current’?

Providers:
1.AxeTrading 
2.SmartTrade
3.Bloomberg 
4.Flextrade


O/EMS Track

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm Meet The Providers: Evaluate the value proposition from the full O/EMS ecosystem to understand who is best placed to help you tap into this new investment opportunity
Break into groups of 8 buy side and spend time with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers

Each roundtable lasts 20 minutes

5:20 pm - 6:20 pm Fixed Income Leaders Summit Welcome Drinks Reception- Open To All Attendees