Financial Markets Quality Conference 2017

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Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Washington, DC 20057

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The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, in partnership with the Financial Times, is hosting its annual Financial Markets Quality conference on October 10, 2017. The event will be held in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, McDonough School of Business, on Georgetown University's campus.


8:00 - 8:45 am: Registration/Networking/Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00 am: 2017 Financial Markets Quality Introduction and Kick-Off

9:00 - 9:30 am: Keynote: Mark Makepeace, Group Director of Information Services, London Stock Exchange Group and Chief Executive of FTSE Russell

9:30 - 10:30 am: Market Structure - The Vision from the Exchanges

  • Chris Concannon, President and COO, CBOE Holdings
  • Tom Farley, President, New York Stock Exchange
  • Tom Wittman, Executive Vice President, Nasdaq

10:30 - 10:45 am: Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:45 am: Trends and Forces Driving the Capital Markets

  • Mike Beller, CEO, Thesys
  • Daniel Gorfine, CIO, CFTC
  • Nelson Griggs, EVP, Nasdaq
  • Ari Rubenstein, CEO and Founder, GTS
  • Bob Walley, Co-Head of Global Securities, Deloitte

11:45 am - 12:15 pm: Keynote: Robert Cook, CEO, FINRA

12:15 - 1:15 pm: Lunch and Networking

1:15 - 1:45 pm: Keynote: Mary Erdoes, CEO, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

1:45 – 2:45 pm: Exchange Traded Products

  • Reginald Browne, Senior Managing Director and head of ETF Trading, Cantor Fitzgerald
  • Dan Draper, Global Head of ETFs, PowerShares by Invesco
  • David LaValle, MD and U.S. head of SPDR ETF Capital Markets, State Street Global Advisors
  • Ananth Madhavan Global Head of Research, ETFs and Index Investments, BlackRock
  • Bibb Strench, Partner, Thompson Hine

2:45 - 3:00 pm: Coffee Break

3:00 - 3:30 pm: Keynote: Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq

3:30 – 4:30 pm: Regulatory and Policy Environment

  • Dan Crowley, Partner, KL Gates
  • Stephanie Dumont, Senior Vice President, FINRA
  • Donald Langevoort, Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Joel Oswald, Senior Partner of Financial Services, Williams & Jennings
  • Margaret Paulsen, Senior Managing Director, FS Risk & Regulatory, PwC

4:30 – 5:00 pm: Keynote: Commissioner Michael Piwowar, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

5:00 – 6:00 pm: Networking Reception

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