Fixed Income Leaders 2018

06 - 08 November, 2018

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

44(0) 207 368 9540

Speaker Information:

John Greenan


Front Office Trading Technology Consultant
Alignment Systems


1:00 PM The Buy Side View: Exploiting new data and analytics capabilities- What are the best ways for you to improve access to new pre and post trade insights that can enhance your overall performance?

Ø  Ø  What technology is currently of most importance to help you achieve best execution on a regular basis?
Ø  In a post MiFID II world, how can you use transparency and reporting laws to your advantage and build a more complete picture of markets?
Ø  How can you ensure the data you are getting is relevant and manageable to help you meet your bet execution obligations?
Ø  When incorporating new data streams into your workflow, what are the key characteristics you should look out for?
How can you ensure any new analytics technology is sufficient enough to help you meet your compliance goals while achieving best execution for your clients?

2:30 PM Providers In The Spotlight: What new data and analytics innovation is each provider promoting to help you gain an information edge?

Listen to a 10 minute innovation pitch from each provider to fully understand:
Ø  Innovation promoted
Ø  Unique selling point
Buy side adoption rates

11:00 AM All Star Panel: Segregating your low touch from your high touch business- How can you embrace the machine learning and AI driven future to improve workflow efficiencies and focus trader resources where they are truly needed?

Ø  The rise of artificial intelligence, smart learning and automation- What is the future of human interaction in the execution process?
Ø  High touch vs. low touch- What can you automate across your fixed income desk and what needs to retain the human touch?
Ø  Managing the intelligence of big data- How are the buy side adopting this to facilitate the rise of automated trading on their desk?
Ø  Smart learning, machine learning, obtaining data, and having the control to do this automatically or not- How can this be achieved?
Establishing a best execution policy around automation- How can you define a set of criteria for your low touch trading to allow your traders to focus on the high touch business? 

11:40 AM FinTech Dragons’ Den: Get a sneak peek into the most innovative FinTech offerings to see how they can help you solve some of your biggest pain points

Join our fixed income dragons during this exciting ‘Dragon’s Den’ style session, where you will hear from three new and innovative start-up FINTECH firms as they present their offerings in a bid to win first place. Listen up as the ’dragons’ review the technologies’ benefits to your business, predict their future success and deliver their verdicts. The ultimate decision is in your hands though, as the audience get to vote for their favourite. Will you find the next big thing?
Dragons:
John Greenan, Chief Executive Officer, Alignment Systems
Entrepreneurs:
TBC
Recommended- Cyber Security, Cloud Computing

2:20 PM 360 Perspective: : Building the next generation trading team- What skillsets are now essential for a modern-day trader to thrive in the highly data-driven and automation-led landscape?

Ø  Trader evolution- What does increased electronic trading mean for trader skillsets and the future of their role? 
Ø  Addressing the digital skill gap and the need to innovate- What skills should you now be looking for when hiring for the future?
Ø  Combining technological know-how, trading and risk management skills- What makes a modern-day trader?
Ø  How has increased use of algorithms and automation affected trading teams and how can you prepare for further eTrading growth?
What new roles and job titles need to be developed on the buy side to keep up with the pace of change across fixed income?


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining John.

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