Define how to adapt your trading and investment strategies to best navigate current turbulent equities marketplace

Join this virtual event to find out how your buy side equity trading peers are transforming their desks to optimise performance post-pandemic.
TradeTech will equip you with an insight into the latest proven trading strategies from the world’s leading buy side firms – the likes of Capital Group, Fidelity and Invesco. As well as key market insights from top sell side and innovative tech players – as they collaboratively share their COVID-19 recovery solutions to help your desk succeed in the new equities marketplace.

Our Speakers:

Lynn Challenger

Lynn Challenger

Global Head, Trading & Order Generation

UBS Asset Management

David Miller

David Miller

Head Trader

Invesco

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson

Head, Equity Trading, EMEA

Fidelity International

Magnus Linder

Magnus Linder

Head, Equities & Derivatives Trading

Swedbank Robur

Sharad Shandilya

Sharad Shandilya

VP, AI and Big Data

Fidelity Investments

Dylan Kluth

Dylan Kluth

Head, Dealing, EMEA and Americas, Global Dealing

AMP Capital

Joseph Bacchi

Joseph Bacchi

Head, Multi-Asset Trading

Acadian Asset Management

Alastair Clarke

Alastair Clarke

European Equity Trader

Capital Group

Christoph Hock

Christoph Hock

Head, Multi-Asset Trading

Union Investments

Tony Guida

Tony Guida

Executive Director, Senior Quant Research

RAM Active Investments

Kenneth Monahan

Kenneth Monahan

Senior Analyst, Market Structure and Technology

Greenwich Associates

Charles Glah

Charles Glah

CEO

Divergence Capital

Shane Swanson

Shane Swanson

Senior Analyst, Market Structure and Technology

Greenwich Associates

Robert Watts

Robert Watts

VP, Global Sales Director, Trading Solutions

FactSet

Chafic Merhy

Chafic Merhy

Head, Quantitative Research

Ostrum Asset Management

TradeTech Agenda

    MONDAY 7th SEPTEMBER - INTERACTIVE DAY

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Attendance for 12 primary attendees with a portfolio management background. First come, first served sign up.


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  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Attendance for 15 primary attendees. First come, first served sign up.


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  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    TUESDAY 8th SEPTEMBER

  • 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

  • Succeeding in the New Marketplace

  • 3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

    Lynn Challenger, Global Head, Trading & Order Generation, UBS Asset Management
    David Miller, Head Trader, Invesco
    Tom Stevenson, Head, Equity Trading, EMEA, Fidelity International
    Shane Swanson, Senior Analyst, Market Structure and Technology, Greenwich Associates

    • How have trading patterns changed during these periods of volatility and what has this meant for how trades are executed?
    • Has there been a move from more high touch to low touch trading and if so, how has this played out and why?
    • How will this change in volatility alter how desks adapt and respond moving forward?
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  • 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:40 pm - 4:00 pm

    Magnus Linder, Head, Equities & Derivatives Trading, Swedbank Robur
    Kenneth Monahan, Senior Analyst, Market Structure and Technology, Greenwich Associates

    • How are traders and PMs extracting value from the market and adjusting portfolios?
    • Given COVID-19, how have finding these opportunities changed?
    • How have investor demands for derivatives and ESG derivatives evolved?
    • What are the best strategies to source these opportunities?
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  • Leveraging the Latest Trading Tools

  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Joseph Bacchi, Head, Multi-Asset Trading, Acadian Asset Management
    Robert Watts, VP, Global Sales Director, Trading Solutions, FactSet

  • 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

    4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

    Kenneth Monahan, Senior Analyst, Market Structure and Technology, Greenwich Associates
    Alastair Clarke, European Equity Trader, Capital Group
    Dylan Kluth, Head, Dealing, EMEA and Americas, Global Dealing, AMP Capital

    • How are providers integrating ML approaches into their solutions and how it this really enhancing their solutions and making them more customisable?
    • How can TCA truly be used in an automated process? 
    • How has the vendor community catered for buy side requests for transparency and independence?
    • How can a rudimentary price be given for block trades in pre-trade analytics?
    • How are TCA platforms accounting for the increasing volumes of passive managers and ETFs traded?
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  • Interactive Roundtable Discussions: Participate in a closed door discussion with 10 Heads of Trading from large asset managers to discuss your biggest challenges and opportunities

  • 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

    5:15 pm - 6:00 pm


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    5:15 pm - 6:00 pm


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    WEDNESDAY 9th SEPTEMBER

  • 3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Driving Technology Resilience

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Christoph Hock, Head, Multi-Asset Trading, Union Investments
    Kenneth Monahan, Senior Analyst, Market Structure and Technology, Greenwich Associates

    • How has the drive for more multi-asset solutions been affected by COVID-19?
    • What part of the trading process do you need to invest in?
    • Generalist vs specialist trader - how to best distribute trading responsibilities across the desk and what works best when?
    • What are the best approaches to leverage cross-asset technologies? What tools need to remain separate and how is this managed from a resource perspective?
    • Trade structure: Given different commission structures, what administrative structures are needed?
    • What other back office structures that need to be addressed and improved? 
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  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Sharad Shandilya, VP, AI and Big Data, Fidelity Investments

    • How can AI be used effectively in the investment process and where are the real limitations at present?
    • What are the key considerations about AI governance and ethics that now need to be considered?
    • How can you effectively monitor long term and reactive AI?
    • How are portfolio managers and traders currently making decisions and how does an ML framework play into this?
    • What are the scale and growth opportunities now and what are the current limitations?
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  • Using AI and ML to Drive Value in Turbulent Times

  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Tony Guida, Executive Director, Senior Quant Research, RAM Active Investments

    • How is machine learning being applied in a unique way in the research process? 
    • How can ML be used alongside traditional data in alpha prediction and what does this show?
    • How does this approach shed light on long term predictions of stock performance and why is this so important given current market conditions? 
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  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    4:30 pm - 5:00 pm


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  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Charles Glah, CEO, Divergence Capital

    • What is the current ecosystem for custom strategies and what are the current use cases?
    • What ML approaches can we use to better construct a custom strategy in an automated fashion?
    • How do ML approaches compare across, short, medium and long term horizons?
    • What would the ultimate solution look like?
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  • 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Chafic Merhy, Head, Quantitative Research, Ostrum Asset Management

    Chafic Merhy, Head, Quantitative Research, Ostrum Asset Management 

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  • Interactive Roundtable Discussions: Participate in a closed door discussion with 10 Heads of Trading from large asset managers to discuss your biggest challenges and opportunities

  • 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

    6:00 pm - 6:45 pm


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    6:00 pm - 6:45 pm


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    6:00 pm - 6:45 pm


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Hear from Trading Innovators

Listen as trading world leaders share inside secrets on their strategies moving in 2020 and beyond.

Get Solutions to Pressing Problems

Behind great businesses are the solutions that drive them. Learn about how some of the most successful practitioners are addressing their challenges.

Industry leading Insight

This multi-session summit is a fantastic follow up or addition to our flagship TradeTech event. We are so proud to be tied to this long-standing industry event.

“A truly international equities audience, this is a MUST ATTEND”
Supurna Vedbrat, Global Head, Trading Blackrock

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How Our Virtual Events Work

Participating in a virtual event is easy. Once you and your team register, each of you will receive a link to access the presentations. You can also add the event to your Outlook or other calendar as a reminder. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. All you need is Internet access. The sessions will be recorded, and will be available for a limited time afterwards. It’s going to be a great event!