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ETFGI and Kreab 2017 ETF Trading and Market Structure Conference

ETFGI and Kreab

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird (until May 7, 2017) May 7, 2017 $495.00 $0.00
Regular Registration Jun 7, 2017 $595.00 $0.00
Buyside (Trading Professionals at Non-ETF Issuers) (Subject to space availability and conference organizer verification and approval before final confirmation) Jun 7, 2017 Free $0.00
Regulators Jun 7, 2017 $195.00 $0.00
Media/Press (Subject to conference organizer verification and approval before final confirmation) Jun 7, 2017 Free $0.00
Sponsor Pass Jun 7, 2017 Free $0.00

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Event Details

The ETF Trading and Market Structure Conference will focus on regulatory and technological developments in the markets impacting the trading of ETFs.  This event will bring together leaders from across the ETF industry, including ETF sponsors, exchanges, broker-dealers, institutional investors, regulators, and other market participants.


Conference Program

The conference program can be found below.  Please check back frequently for updates to speakers and panels.

 

8:00am-9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00am-9:30am  Opening Remarks and Keynote Address

Thomas Farley
President
NYSE Group


9:30am-10:30am  Impact of Regulatory Developments on ETFs

  • Update from regulators on key regulatory developments impacting ETFs
  • Examination of the need for specific trading rules for ETFs
  • Impact on ETFs of potential reform to the Dodd-Frank Act, fiduciary rule, and SEC liquidity risk rules

Ari Burstein, Moderator
Head of US Regulatory Affairs
Kreab

Michael E. Coe
Assistant Director, Office of Market Supervision
Division of Trading & Markets
US Securities and Exchange Commission

Stacy L. Fuller
Partner
K&L Gates

Christine Podolak
Senior Director, Exchange Traded Products Surveillance and Investigations
FINRA

Additional Speakers to be Announced

 

10:30am-11:00am  Refreshment and Networking Break

 

11:00am-12:00pm  Exchange Roundtable 

  • Discussion of competition for ETF listings 
  • Creating sensible ETF initial and continued listing requirements
  • Discussion on how to trade ETFs more efficiently on exchanges
  • Establishing workable market maker incentive programs

Eric M. Pollackov, Moderator
Global Head of ETF Capital Markets
PowerShares by Invesco

Paul Roland
Head of ETP Listings
Nasdaq

Laura Morrison
SVP, Global Head of Exchange Traded Products
Bats Global Markets, a CBOE company

Douglas M. Yones
Head of Exchange Traded Products
New York Stock Exchange

Additional Speaker to be Announced


12:00pm–1:00pm  Luncheon and Keynote Speaker

“Fireside Chat” on the Future of the ETF Industry

Chris Concannon
President and Chief Operating Officer
CBOE Holdings

Jim Ross
Executive Vice President
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA)


1:00pm-2:00pm  Creating Better Trading Systems and Trading Tools for ETFs

  • Creating specific algorithms and order types for ETFs
  • Best execution issues
  • How to assess the optimal firm to trade with and when to trade
  • The use of RFQ trading for ETFs

Adam Gould
Head of U.S. ETF Trading and Equity Derivatives
Tradeweb

Eric W. Noll
President and Chief Executive Officer
Convergex Group

Joe Mahoney
Head of Sales
Jane Street Execution Services

Additional Speakers to be Announced


2:00pm-3:00pm  Understanding ETF Liquidity and the Active/Passive Debate 

  • Are fixed income ETFs liquid?
  • Are ETFs really contributing to volatility in the markets?
  • Examining the growth of passive investing and the impact on trading

Deborah Fuhr, Moderator
Managing Partner
ETFGI LLP

Rochelle Antoniewicz
Senior Economist
Investment Company Institute

Gregg E. Berman
Director of Research, Market Integrity, Monitoring, and Surveillance
Citadel

Stephen Sachs
Managing Director, Investment Management Division
Goldman Sachs

Charles Thomas
Head of US ETF Capital Markets
Vanguard


3:00pm-3:15pm  Refreshment and Networking Break


3:15pm-4:15pm  New ETF Product Approvals and Bringing New ETFs to Market 

  • Examination of the future of new ETF product approvals
  • Update on obtaining seed capital for new ETFs
  • Trading non-transparent ETFs and ETMFs

Edward Baer
Counsel
Ropes & Gray

Stephen W. Clarke
President
NextShares Solutions LLC

Barry Pershkow
Senior Special Counsel
US Securities and Exchange Commission

D.J. Tierney
Managing Director
Charles Schwab

Additional Speakers to be Announced


4:15pm-4:45pm  Keynote Address

Adena T. Friedman
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nasdaq

 

4:45pm  Conference Adjournment and Networking Reception

 

PLATINUM SPONSORS 

Citadel

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOLD SPONSOR

ALFIState Street

 

BRONZE SPONSORS 


FlexShares        VanEck

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the registration cancellation policy?

Cancellations received by May 31, 2017 are subject to a $150 administrative fee.  Notice of cancellation must be received in writing.  After May 31, 2017, no registration fees can be refunded.  However, if you are unable to attend, substitutions can be made, subject to conference organizer approval, and the administrative fee will not be applied.

What is the complimentary passes policy?

Complimentary passes are allocated at the discretion of the conference organizers.  Complimentary bookings made online are still subject to verification before final confirmation by the conference organizers of the complimentary pass.  If the conference organizers review an online complimentary pass registration and determine that the company and/or registrant does not fulfill the criteria for the complimentary pass, the complimentary pass can be withdrawn at the discretion of the conference organizers.

What if I have dietary restrictions or other special needs?

Please provide any dietary restrictions or special needs during your conference registration or contact the conference organizers.

Is the conference open to the media?

Yes, this conference is open to the media.

What is the conference dress code?

The conference dress code is business attire.

Does the conference offer sponsorship opportunities?

Yes.  For information regarding sponsorships, please contact Ari Burstein at 202-904-8480 or at ari.burstein@kreab.com.

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Yale Club of New York City
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)


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