2019 Agenda

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Registration and Continental Breakfast


Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Kari-Anne Clayton, Technology & Business Transformation Manager - Wealth Management, DEUTSCHE BANK 

Joanna Wright, European editor, WatersTechnology


Opening Keynote Address:

The New European Regulatory Landscape: Discussing Potential Co-operations, Ongoing Innovations, and Shifting Organisational Models

  • How emerging technologies are transforming processes 

  • Centralising your data hub: Enhancing data governance and agility to manage business change

  • How to best optimise operating models and analytical capabilities

  • Envisioning future possibilities, collaborations, and skills that finance professionals need to succeed in the upcoming years

Steven Green, Head of Central Data Services, Innovation, Strategy and Competition Division, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) 


Keynote Panel:

Centralising Data to Ensure Maximum Value Extraction from your Market and Reference Data

  • Data quality challenge: How can CDOs better centralize data structure

  • Reconciliation approach: fixing data upfront rather than flowing through the entire organisation

  • Creating a data-driven organisation with next generation people, processes and technology

  • Moving away from traditional data management systems towards predictive analytics and Big data extraction

Colin Ware, Regulatory Product Manager, BNY Mellon
David Thomas
Steven Green, Head of Central Data Services, Innovation, Strategy and Competition Division, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Peter Moss
, CEO, The SmartStream Reference Data Utility
Malavika Solanki, Management Team, Derivatives Service Bureau


Networking Morning Break


Panel Discussion:

Driving Cost Efficiencies, New Technologies, and Operational Excellence for Transformation Growth

As data continues to grow in volume, it has become essential to create an effective partnership between various business functions to drive a streamlined data strategy throughout the enterprise.

Sidhartha Dash, Research Director, Chartis
Chris Dickens
, COO EMEA, Global Markets, HSBC
Andrew Barnett,
Global Head of Product Strategy, RIMES
Suren Siva, Director - Strategy & Innovation, Credit Suisse 
Edosa Odaro, Head of Data, AXA


Drill Down Discussion Roundtables

You will have an opportunity to join one of the six roundtables – 45 minutes each


A.Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) Re-imagining the Future of Securities Operations

Peter Moss, CEO, The SmartStream Reference Data Utility 

C. Building a Cost Effective Data Management Strategy

Andrew Barnett, Global Head of Product Strategy, RIMES

E. Women in Data: Discussing Diversity, Inclusion, Culture & Leadership in the workplace

Kari-Anne Clayton, Technology & Business Transformation Manager, Deutsche Bank


B. Alternative Data, the New Oil Rush?

Hinesh Kalian, Partner, Head of Investment and Data Implementation, MAN AHL

D. Improved Data Lineage and Metadata Management

Mark Wilson, Data Governance UK, Handelsbanken 

F. Market Data Licencing & Vendor Management

Cornelia Andersson, Senior Vice President, Head of Research and Market Data Global Corporate Services, Blackstone


Networking Lunch Break & Exhibition Visit

Smartstream Executive Luncheon by Invitation Only


Keynote Presentation:

Overcoming Data Quality Challenges and Inconsistent Trade Data to Extract Accurate Analysis that Supports Smarter Decision Making Afternoon Keynote

Olga Petrenko, Team Leader, Market Data Policy, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)


Case-study Presentation:

Leveraging AI and Machine Learning Opportunities to Unlock Data-driven Insights and Drive Process Excellence

  • Mining greater value from existing data and cleansing data to increase trade prediction’s accuracy

  • Enhancing the customer’s journey and driving business value with predictive analytics

  • How to better monetise your data and justify AI’s ROI?

Janet Adams, Head of Risk and Controls & Head of AI, TSB Business Banking


Afternoon Fireside Chat:

How Digitisation is Driving the Future of Capital Markets 

  • How to transform traditional processes and operations with emerging automation systems and predictive analytics

  • Discussing the rise of InsurTech, AI & machine learning, and the real-world adoption of blockchain

Siddharth Gupta, Investment Banking Technology, J.P. Morgan
Andrei Serjantov
, Global Head of Electronic Primary and Credit Markets, BNP Paribas
Stephane Malrait,
MD, Head of Market Structure and Innovation, Financial Markets, ING 
Roy Kirby
, Director Senior Product Manager, SIX


Networking Afternoon Break


Drill Down Discussion Roundtables

You will have an opportunity to join one of the five roundtables – 45 minutes each


A. Automated Trading Systems & Data Platforms

Andrei Serjantov, Global Head of Electronic Primary and Credit Markets, BNP Paribas

C. Developing an appropriate Data Foundation for Artificial Intelligence

Edosa Odaro, Head of Data, AXA

E. Navigating the Libor Transition and Financial Benchmarks

Suman Datta, Head Portfolio Quantitative Research, CB Markets, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking


B. Understanding and Rethinking Privacy: The Legal and Ethical Implications of New Datasets

Tom Dalglish, EMEA Regional Advocate, EDM Council

D. ESG & Data Quality

Larry Abele, Chief Executive Officer & Portfolio Manager, Auriel Investors




Harvest Session

Each host will share the talking points and key takeaways following their roundtable discussion during the harvest session.

Berkan Sesen, Quantitative Researcher and Portfolio Manager, JP Morgan Asset Management 


Drink Reception & End of the European Financial Information Summit 2019