1.00-1.30pm – Registration

1.30-2.30pm – Panel: MiFID II, ETFs and best execution

  • An in-depth discussion concerning the regulatory developments around ETFs, including how MiFID II has favoured the investment vehicle and how best execution has seen ETF volumes surge across trading venues.
  •  Moderator: Ari Burstein, president, Capital Markets Strategies
    • Tom Digby, head of client trading coverage, EMEA ETF Capital Markets, Invesco
    • Michael Stanley, head of ETP product development, London Stock Exchange
    • Jason Warr, director, head of iShares Global Markets, BlackRock
    • Gregoire Blanc, Senior ETF Trading & Execution Product Manager, Vanguard Asset Management

2.30-2:50pm – Fireside chat
Leonard Ng, partner, Sidley Austin 

2:50-3:30pm  – Coffee and networking break

3.30-4.15pm – Panel: Volatility and liquidity concerns

  • Market participants and experts discuss industry concerns around volatility and liquidity in ETFs, where delegates will hear about how ETF liquidity can be measured and how the instrument tolerates volatile markets.
  •  Moderator: Ari Burstein, president, Capital Markets Strategies
    • Shelly Antoniewicz, senior director of industry and financial analysis, ICI
    • Henry Glynn, head of ETF Capital Markets Europe, Van Eck Switzerland AG
    • Sascha Cronemeyer, ETF sales trading, corporates & Markets, Commerzbank

4.15-5.00pm – Panel: Tools, technology & innovation

  • An examination of the very best and most efficient trading systems, tools and technology being used in the market today to trade ETFs, as well as new products that are gaining traction, such as fixed income ETFs.
  •  Moderator: John Brazier, Editor, The TRADE  
    • Maryne Lefeuvre, UK business development manager, ETFs, Markets & Global Sales, Euronext
    • Simon Wynne-Davies, institutional trader, Flow Traders
    • David Abner, EVP, head of Europe, WisdomTree

5.00-7.00pm – Networking and cocktail reception