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ETFs Global Markets Roundtable – London

Presented by Capital Markets Strategies and ETFGI

June 12, 2019

The Waldorf Hilton, London

 Program

8:00am-9:00am
Registration and Continental Breakfast 

9:00am-9:30am
 Opening Remarks and Keynote Address 

Tilman Lueder
Head of the Securities Markets
European Commission 

9:30am-10:15am
Examining the Impact of Regulatory Developments on ETFs and the ETF Capital Markets

  • Update on key regulatory developments impacting ETFs
  • Discussion of future ETF rulemakings and reforms
  • Examination of the impact of recent trading rule changes on ETFs 


Deborah Fuhr, Moderator

Managing Partner and Founder
ETFGI

Anna Driggs
Director and Associate Chief Counsel, Global Funds Policy
Investment Company Institute

Ben Grouse
Vice President, COO & Strategy – ETF & Index Investments
BlackRock

Jamie Hartley
Vice President
Deutsche Asset Management

Tara O’Reilly
Partner, Co-Head of Asset Managementand Investment Funds
Arthur Cox  

10:15am-11:00am
Facilitating ETF Trading – Creating Better Trading Systems and Trading Tools
 

  • Innovations in trading platforms and trading tools
  • Evolving relationship between ETF issuers and market makers
  • Discussion on how to trade ETFs more efficiently on exchanges
  • Evaluating the ETF trade – best execution issues


Ari Burstein, Moderator

President
Capital Markets Strategies

          Ivan Gilmore
Head of Exchange Traded Products & Global Product Development
London Stock Exchange

          Isabell Moessler
ETF Business Development Manager
Euronext

          Adriano Pace
Managing Director, Head of Equities
Tradeweb

 Steve Palmer
Head of ETF Trading
HSBC

11:00am-11:30am
Refreshment and Networking Break

11:30am-12:00pm
Presentation – Overview of Trends Impacting the ETF Industry
 

Deborah Fuhr
Managing Partner and Founder
ETFGI 

12:00pm–12:30pm
“Fireside Chat” on the Future of the ETF Industry

Ari Burstein, Moderator
President
Capital Markets Strategies

Dan Draper
Managing Director and Global Head of Exchange Traded Funds, Unit Investment Trusts and Closed-End Funds
Invesco 

12:30-1:15pm
Networking
Luncheon

1:15pm-2:00pm
Discussion of Challenges and Opportunities Facing the ETF Industry Globally

Deborah Fuhr, Moderator
Managing Partner and Founder
ETFGI

Kevin Gopaul
Head of BMO Global Asset Management Canada, Global Head of ETFs and Chief Investment Officer 
BMO Global Asset Management U.S.

Rory Tobin
EVP, Chairman of SSGA EMEA, Head of Global SPDR Business
State Street Global Advisors 

2:00pm-2:45pm
Examining the Impact of ETFs on the Markets, Trading and Corporate Issuers
 

  • Are ETFs really contributing to volatility in the markets?
  • Examining the growth of passive investing and the impact on the markets
  • ETFs’ impact on corporate governance– proxy voting and related issues
  • Metrics for gauging ETF liquidity

          Paolo Giulianini, Moderator
Managing Director, Head of ETF Trading & Market Making Markets
Unicredit         

Shaun Baskett
Director, Index Sales
Cboe Europe

Annacarla Dellepiane
Head of ETF Capital Markets, EMEA
Legal & General Investment Management

Tom Digby
Head of EMEA ETF Client Trading
Invesco

Panayiotis Lemonidis
Head of ETF Trading, EMEA
Goldman Sachs

Jason Xavier
Head EMEA ETF Capital Markets
Franklin Templeton 

2:45pm-3:30pm
Examination of the Use of ETFs by Institutional Investors and Financial Advisors

  • Use of ETFs as tools for asset allocation, risk management and portfolio diversification
  • Discussion of the growth of robo-advisers and fund platforms
  • Examination of new ETF product offerings and approvals
  • Concerns surrounding ETF liquidity

     John Adu, Moderator
Executive Director, Co-Head of ETF Distribution -International ETF Team Beta Strategies, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

 Dr. Xiaolin Chen
Head of International
KraneShares

Sergey Dolomanov
Partner
William Fry

     Thomas Merz
Head of Distribution, Europe, Ex-UK
Vanguard

Pav Sharma
Director, UK & Ireland Distribution
WisdomTree

3:30pm-4:00pm
 Networking Coffee