TradeTech Europe 2020

20 - 21 October, 2020

Online

Day Two - 21 October 2020

LEVERAGING ADVANCED ANALYTICS AND MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES

9:30 am - 10:00 am Virtual Networking

10:00 am - 10:20 am Buy Side Keynote Interview: How can data- driven decisions help you better navigate turbulent markets and identify new opportunities that benefit your end investors?

Ø What are the latest quantitative techniques that will help inform strategic decision making?

Ø How to leverage advanced analytics to navigate market volatility

Ø How to build models around your trading data to identify signals to better predict market movement and trends

10:20 am - 10:50 am Buy Side Interview: What are the top tips on how to build a data-centric organisation that enables you to enhance overall business intelligence and improve execution standards

Ø Evaluating the cost of your data and how this fits into business budgets objectives

Ø How can data help you be relevant and stay ahead of the curve?

Ø How to structure your business to best cater for the increasing volumes and feeds of data

George Marootian, EVP, Head of Technology at Natixis Investment Managers

George Marootian

EVP, Head of Technology
Natixis Investment Managers

10:50 am - 11:20 am All Star Panel: How to leverage Machine Learning to transform front office activities and how can you best overcome the common pitfalls to get it right first time?

Ø How are quantitative traders applying ML techniques for smarter decision making across the trading lifecycle?

Ø How are firms leveraging Natural Language Processing technology to drive smarter trading

Ø How to overcome the bottlenecks of implementation such as cost and infrastructure limitations? 

Ø How do firms need to evolve the architecture of their quant infrastructure to enable the application of ML in their trading strategies?

Ø How can firms efficiently and effectively test all of the 1000s of datasets that are potentially valuable for their strategies?

Yannig Loyer, Global Head of Trading, Securities Financing and Derivatives at AXA Investment Managers

Yannig Loyer

Global Head of Trading, Securities Financing and Derivatives
AXA Investment Managers

George Marootian, EVP, Head of Technology at Natixis Investment Managers

George Marootian

EVP, Head of Technology
Natixis Investment Managers

Dr Darko Matovski, CEO at causaLens

Dr Darko Matovski

CEO
causaLens

11:20 am - 11:50 am Panel: Executing new alpha generation strategies: How can you prioritise and deploy new data initiatives to better support trader decision making?

Ø What are the new markets to trade with and where are the future investment opportunities?

Ø What other alpha generating techniques and tools are available such as generating alpha signals through analytical tools

Ø How are new analytical tools and techniques being leveraged in the investment process?

Daniel Leon, Former Global Head, Trading, Security Financing & Derivatives at AXA Investment Managers

Daniel Leon

Former Global Head, Trading, Security Financing & Derivatives
AXA Investment Managers

Andrea Nardon, PM, Head of Quant at Sarasin & Partners

Andrea Nardon

PM, Head of Quant
Sarasin & Partners

NAVIGATING THE NEW REGULATORY LANDSCAPE

11:50 am - 12:10 pm Regulatory Fire-side chat: What measures are European financial regulators taking to protect investors and support an efficient and transparent market?

Ø Is the regulatory framework fit for purpose in the current climate?

Ø Exploring the implications of a no-deal Brexit and its impact on the equities market

Ø What impact will Covid-19 have on MiFID II and what likely reforms will we see in the MiFID II/MiFIR rulebook?

Tilman Lueder, Head, Securities Markets Unit, DG FISMA, Securities Markets at European Commission

Tilman Lueder

Head, Securities Markets Unit, DG FISMA, Securities Markets
European Commission

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm Fire Side Chat: How can you future-proof your people, processes and technology to successfully navigate an era of unprecedented change?


Roundtables

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Virtual Roundtables: Join 10-12 of your peers to discuss your specific trading desk challenges and requirements

A customer led interactive conversation. Our event producer will invite 1-2 speakers to lead the conversation alongside one senior executive from your team.

Taking place directly after the virtual plenary sessions, this is your opportunity to interact with new and existing clients. This is designed for 10 to 12 end-user attendees. It will last for 30 minutes. The topic of conversation will be chosen by you, the sponsor.