TradeTech Asia 2017

October 24-October 26, 2017

The Hilton, Singapore

Contact Us: 65 6722 9455

Mastering the Changing Market Structure and Search for Liquidity - Day 2: Thursday, 27 October 2017

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Conference Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Regulatory Keynote: MAS’s efforts towards a coherent approach for driving technology innovation in capital markets

9:50 AM - 10:30 AM All-Star Panel: Staying ahead of the game – Who are the liquidity disruptors of 2018 and how are they changing market dynamics and opportunities?

Joe Kassel, Head of Trading, AMP Capital Adil Chaudhary, Industry Expert,

Joe Kassel

Head of Trading
AMP Capital

Adil Chaudhary

Industry Expert

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM Oxford Style Debate: Buying off the shelf is more cost effective and efficient than building an in-house system

Jamie Vachon, Head of Information Technology, Eastspring Investment Amol Pradhan, (former) Head of Agile Transformation, Barclays

Jamie Vachon

Head of Information Technology
Eastspring Investment

Amol Pradhan

(former) Head of Agile Transformation
Barclays

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM Morning Networking Break

CAPITALISING ON THE NEW TRADING LANDSCAPE

Track A - Trading Strategy: Investing in Alternative Assets

11:50 AM - 12:30 PM All-Star Panel: How can you go beyond visible ETF liquidity and gain access to hidden liquidity from underlying securities?

Viktor Östebo, Head of Institutional ETF Trading, Flow Traders Vishtaspa Rana, Head of Trading, Tata Asset Management Limited

Viktor Östebo

Head of Institutional ETF Trading
Flow Traders

Vishtaspa Rana

Head of Trading
Tata Asset Management Limited

Track A - Trading Strategy: Investing in Alternative Assets

12:30 PM - 1:10 PM Oxford Style Debate: ETFs’ impact on markets – Massive inflows into ETFs are exacerbating volatility in financial markets

Richard Green, Head of Product Management - Asia Pacific, Aberdeen Asset Management

Richard Green

Head of Product Management - Asia Pacific
Aberdeen Asset Management

Track A - Trading Strategy: Investing in Alternative Assets

1:10 PM - 1:30 PM Case Study: With movement, liquidity and volatility returning to FX markets, is a multi-asset strategy the best way forward or should you consider FX as an asset class of its own?

Track B - Trading Technology: Enhancing Trading Architecture Performance

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM Fireside Chat: Removing barriers to cloud adoption - How can you overcome the regulatory, security, cost and governance concerns?

Arun Kumar, Head of IT Trading, PIMCO Jordan Iordanov, Vice President, Mocho Trading Eiichiro Yanagawa, Senior Analyst, Celent

Arun Kumar

Head of IT Trading
PIMCO

Jordan Iordanov

Vice President
Mocho Trading

Eiichiro Yanagawa

Senior Analyst
Celent

Track B - Trading Technology: Enhancing Trading Architecture Performance

12:10 PM - 12:50 PM Case Study: How can you apply an end to end approach to cloud integration from adoption > prototyping > implementation?

Reserved for Commercial Partner

Track B - Trading Technology: Enhancing Trading Architecture Performance

12:50 PM - 1:30 PM Case Study Revolution: How can next generation surveillance systems identify help maintain and meet the multifaceted requirements of today and tomorrow?

Track C - Fintech Developments

11:50 AM - 1:30 PM Synergy Workshop: Transforming financial institutions into digital businesses – What processes, people and technology are needed to achieve this?

Dan Liebau, Founder, Lightbulb Capital

Dan Liebau

Founder
Lightbulb Capital

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch and Networking

Track A - Trading Strategy: Sourcing and Responding to Liquidity

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM All-Star Panel: Exploiting the growth of passive investing – How can you adopt a clear and agile trading approach to outperform in current market conditions?

Vishtaspa Rana, Head of Trading, Tata Asset Management Limited Sanjay Awasthi, Director, Equities, Eastspring Investments

Vishtaspa Rana

Head of Trading
Tata Asset Management Limited

Sanjay Awasthi

Director, Equities
Eastspring Investments

Track A - Trading Strategy: Sourcing and Responding to Liquidity

3:10 PM - 3:30 PM Case Study: The revival of block trading - How can the buy side take advantage block trading to better source liquidity in the current fragmented market?

Track A - Trading Strategy: Sourcing and Responding to Liquidity

3:30 PM - 4:10 PM Fireside Chat: Social bonds - How to create a diversified bond portfolio with daily liquidity that will deliver high financial returns as well as positive social outcomes

Track B - Trading Technology: Enhancing Trading Architecture Performance

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM All-Star Panel: In light of increased hacking on a global scale, how can you ensure that your trading architecture is well protected against sophisticated cyber attacks?

Farrukh Abdusamiev, Head of Technology, Asia Pacific, BNY Mellon Investment Management Marcus Hackett, Head of Technology, Asia Pacific, Schroders

Farrukh Abdusamiev

Head of Technology, Asia Pacific
BNY Mellon Investment Management

Marcus Hackett

Head of Technology, Asia Pacific
Schroders

Track B - Trading Technology: Enhancing Trading Architecture Performance

3:10 PM - 3:30 PM Case Study: Is your OMS and EMS up to the job? How are developments in these platforms correlating to the automation and multi-asset requirements of the 2018 trading desk?

Reserved for Commercial Partner

Track B - Trading Technology: Enhancing Trading Architecture Performance

3:30 PM - 4:10 PM All-Star Panel: Can HFT still offer opportunities in established equity markets in the future or are its glory days over?

TK Tan, Chief Technology Officer, Grasshopper Jordan Iordanov, Vice President, Mocho Trading

TK Tan

Chief Technology Officer
Grasshopper

Jordan Iordanov

Vice President
Mocho Trading

Track C - Fintech Sandbox

2:30 PM - 4:10 PM Join 2 roundtables of your choice for 50 minutes each to discuss or test a new innovative software to partner with your business in order to drive efficiencies, reduce costs and generate alpha!

Eiichiro Yanagawa, Senior Analyst, Celent Haragopal Mangipudi, Founder and CEO , finUno Samir Rath, CEO, Blue Pool Technology
Roundtable 1: Will Regulating financial upstarts level the playing field or stifle innovation?
Eiichiro Yanagawa, Senior Analyst, Celent

Roundtable 2: The Game Changers – How can intelligent assistants accelerate your digital banking transformation?
Haragopal Mangipudi, Founder and CEO, finUNO

Roundtable 3: How can human-machine written and spoken interaction enable customer service improvement and reduce operating costs?
Samir Rath, CEO, Blue Pool Technology

Roundtable 4: Social Trading Platforms – How to invest smarter by capitalising on the activity of others

Roundtable 5: How can you use WhatsApp and WeChat without getting fined for misconduct?

Eiichiro Yanagawa

Senior Analyst
Celent

Haragopal Mangipudi

Founder and CEO
finUno

Samir Rath

CEO
Blue Pool Technology

CRYSTAL BALL OUTLOOK

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Overall Outlook – Conference Wrap Up: Key take-aways from TradeTech Asia 2017 – What are the critical success factors to thrive in 2018-2028?

Sanjay Awasthi, Director, Equities, Eastspring Investments Richard Green, Head of Product Management - Asia Pacific, Aberdeen Asset Management

Sanjay Awasthi

Director, Equities
Eastspring Investments

Richard Green

Head of Product Management - Asia Pacific
Aberdeen Asset Management

4:45 PM - 4:50 PM Closing Remarks from the Chairperson