North American Financial Information Summit
Welcome to "NAFIS" 2019 - the premier conference and networking event for senior data, compliance and technology decision makers.
Driving change for capital markets growth
Have your voice heard at interactive roundtables, learn from peers facing the same challenges at their respective firms, listen to the experts, hear their success stories, and meet 350+ Senior decision makers over 5 networking breaks.
FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 66,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We're proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France. Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily at insight.factset.com. Learn more at www.factset.com and follow on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.
The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) is a managed service that delivers complete, accurate and timely reference data for use in critical regulatory reporting, trade processing and risk management operations, dramatically simplifying and reducing unnecessary costs for financial institutions.
The RDU acts as a processing agent for its participants selected data sources; sourcing, validating and cross-referencing data using market best practises so that these processes do not need to be duplicated in every financial institution. An experienced global team, who operate under the compliance frameworks of their customers, deliver data that is fit-for-purpose, consistent and in a format that is specific to the financial institutions’ needs.
For more information about the SmartStream RDU visit: www.smartstreamrdu.com.
Recognized as the data cornerstone enabling the growth of FinTech, Xignite, Inc. makes market data easy. Xignite pioneered the shift of market data to the cloud and is leading the disruption of the market data industry. The Xignite Market Data Cloud platform, hosted in the AWS cloud, allows companies to simplify infrastructure, scale quickly, and innovate faster. Xignite’s clients include more than 1,000 financial services, media and software companies including BMO, BlackRock, Charles Schwab, and TIAA, as well as leading FinTech disruptors Betterment, Envestnet|Yodlee, FutureAdvisor, Motif Investing, Personal Capital, Robinhood, SoFi, StockTwits, and Wealthfront. Visit http://www.xignite.com or follow on Twitter @xignite.
Founded in 2013, PeerNova combines the expertise of financial industry veterans with the technical aptitude of Silicon Valley innovators to enable financial institutions around the world to solve some of their most prevalent challenges around post-trade processing. PeerNova's Cuneiform® Platform is a blockchain-based Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) solution purpose-built for reducing friction both within and in-between financial institutions that execute high-value transactions in multiple asset classes, involving complex multi-party workflows and large datasets. For more information, please visit https://peernova.com.
AIM Software is the leading provider of data management business applications to the buy-side. Across the world, leading buy-side institutions depend on AIM Software’s GAIN platform to power their systems and operations with high quality data.
We deliver productized solutions for market and reference data management, financial instrument pricing and analytics, corporate actions data, legal entity data, and data consumption monitoring.
Our product-based approach to data management ensures that custom developments are kept to a minimum, resulting in faster projects, rapid ROI, and increased agility for managing business change.
To learn more, visit www.aimsoftware.com.
Owlin's news analytics platform provides finance professionals with intelligence on all events relevant to their business, peer environment or portfolio — enabling them to monitor risk, ESG, opportunities and trends from 3 million sources across multiple languages in near real-time. Owlin’s news analytics platform is accessible through a customizable user-friendly Dashboard, our API and custom-made widgets which can be integrated in your own platform. Our clients include FitchRatings, ING, KPMG, Philips and Adyen among others. Learn more at www.owlin.com.
SIX Financial Information is a leading global provider of data and value-added services for the wealth and asset management industry. Aggregated directly and in real-time from 1500 worldwide sources - covering all the major trading venues - SIX's database includes reference and market data, corporate actions, regulatory data and pricing information for over 20 million instruments. With offices in 23 countries, SIX combines the advantages of local expertise with global reach to offer financial specialists comprehensive data services for Asset Servicing and Administration, Middle Office, Investment Advisory, Portfolio and Fund Management. www.six-financial-information.com
Established by the Financial Stability Board in June 2014, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is a not-for-profit organization created to support the implementation and use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). GLEIF is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. GLEIF services ensure the operational integrity of the Global LEI System. GLEIF also makes available the technical infrastructure to provide, via an open data license, access to the full global LEI repository free of charge to users. GLEIF is overseen by the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee, which is made up of representatives of public authorities from across the globe.
The EDM Council is the global non-profit association established by professionals to elevate the practice of Data Management as a business and operational priority. The Council is the leading advocate for the development and implementation of Data Standards, Best Practices and comprehensive Training and Certification programs. The 200+ global member firms and more than 7,000 professionals represent a broad range of roles from organizations including data vendors, technology companies, consultants, academia and regulators, in financial services and other industries. Members can also network, collaborate, participate in Working Groups and access in-depth resources via EDMConnect™, the online platform for members.
Learn more at http://edmcouncil.org
Blendology - Interactive Badge Technology
At our event we will be using Blendology to provide oneTap networking through our conference badges. This technology makes it easy for you to exchange your contact information - a online business card!
You will be able to use it to exchange minimum contact information (Name, Job title and Company name) When you access your profile, you will have the opportunity to add additional contact information, for example photo and mobile phone number, directly or from LinkedIn.
Making networking easy!
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NAFIS Masterclass: Setting up your DMP center of excellence: The key steps to getting your data foundation right before implementing AI
- Adapting to changing structures
- Optimizing operating models and analytical capabilities in data management and governance
- Leveraging on Finance innovations to help mitigate risks and maintain the competitive edge
- Embracing data transformation
- The changing value propositions of data, compliance, and technology function