TradeTech FX USA 2017 (past event)

February 13-February 15, 2017

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Establish The Right Platform Partnerships To Prosper In The Rapidly Evolving Landscape

11:45 PM - 12:30 PM Lunch and Registration

12:30 PM - 12:35 PM Welcome Address

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12:35 PM - 12:40 PM Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Brad Bailey, Research Director, Celent

Brad Bailey

Research Director
Celent

Prepare Your Check-list

12:40 PM - 1:10 PM Buy Side Perspective: Establishing the right partner- What questions should you be asking to fully recognize the pros and cons of each initiative?

Brad Bailey, Research Director, Celent Griffin Frank, Vice President, FX Trading, T. Rowe Price Pamela Gachara, Manager, Markets Team, The Investment Association
  • The platform paradigm- How can you establish which initiative you should be supporting and why?
  • When evaluating platforms, what are the key criteria you should be testing and looking out for?
  • How can you establish what platform is best suited to fit into your current workflow and support your execution and back office processes?
  • What are the different liquidity processes and how can you enhance your existing processes to access more liquidity?
  • What different platform models can help you prosper in an ever-increasing electronic environment?

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Griffin Frank

Vice President, FX Trading
T. Rowe Price

Brad Bailey

Research Director
Celent

Pamela Gachara

Manager, Markets Team
The Investment Association

Meet The Platforms

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM Platform Perspective: A 10 minute introduction to each initiative involved today- What is their USP and what benefits do they bring?



Find out what different initiatives and protocols are currently available and what benefits they can bring to your execution processes.


2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Refreshment Break

2:20 PM - 3:10 PM Platform Perspective: Hear a 10 minute introduction from the final 5 initiatives involved today- What is their USP and what benefits do they bring?


3:10 PM - 3:15 PM Transit time to buy side roundtables

Q&A Roundtables

3:15 PM - 4:25 PM Buy side Q&A in roundtables: Evaluate each platform with 8-10 of your buy side peers during 15 minute roundtable sessions

  • Meet each platform and evaluate with your peers to establish:

  • How can each platform help improve your access to liquidity, improve transparency and price discovery while reducing your execution costs?
  • How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in liquidity constrained markets?
  • Where are the new platforms up to in their on-boarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
  • What different eTrading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring

4:25 PM - 4:45 PM Refreshment Break

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Buy side Q&A in roundtables: Evaluate platforms 5-9 with 8-10 of your buy side peers during 15 minute roundtable sessions

6:00 PM - 11:59 PM Platform Evaluation Day Drinks Reception - Hosted by GFI- Available to Platform Evaluation Day attendees only

Available to Platform Evaluation Day attendees only