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2020 Agenda

TradingTech Summit: Bringing together the European trading technology community.

Hilton London Tower Bridge, London

25th February 2020




Registration and Networking over Coffee


Chair’s Opening address
Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group


Regulatory Keynote: EU Regulatory impact on UK trading industry in 2020

David will share views on what trading firms in London can expect in the post-Brexit regulatory space and what’s in store from planned revisions to MiFID II. Will the EU be operating under two different regulatory regimes or will we evolve towards a smooth Equivalence Regime?  What other EU regulatory initiatives are in the pipeline for 2020?

Dr. David P. Doyle
EU Policy Adviser, Financial Services Regulation
EU Policy Director, The Genesis Initiative
Member of the Board of the Kangaroo Group (Brussels)


Thought Leader (User) Panel: Trading in the post Brexit EMEA trading environment

Panel to review the technical challenges following recent geo-political events and changes required to ensure ongoing compliance with MiFID II

  • Share trading obligation
  • Connectivity to venues, order book handling and symbology management
  • SIs and periodic auctions
  • European markets under two regulatory regimes – UK and EU.  What to expect?

Moderated by: Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group 
Irina Sonich Bright, Chair of Brexit Working Group and Co-Chair of MiFID Transparency Working Group, FIX; Head of Product Management, Global Execution Services, Credit Suisse
Matthew McLoughlin,
Head of Trading, Liontrust Asset Management
Joelle Tarrant,
Director, Global Head of Market Structure, HSBC
Stephen Hanks,
Manager, Markets Policy, FCA


Platinum sponsor keynote: Corvil 


Networking and Refreshment Break


Keynote Fireside Chat: Moving to the cloud – CIO perspective

Hear from Ashok Kalyanswamy, CIO, Saxo Bank, who will share practical insights into Saxo’s journey to the Cloud.   Ashok will share considerations for choosing a cloud provider, pitfalls to avoid and challenges around implementation.
Interviewed by: Rachel Przybylski, Head of Regulatory Quality Assurance, Trading Platforms and Core Technology, Man Group


Panel: Leveraging cloud technologies to create a differentiated platform at a scalable cost

  • Cloud integration: Challenges around migration of systems to cloud and overcoming regulatory hurdles
  • Cloud data management for your hybrid cloud environment
  • Incorporating legacy applications into new structures and enabling interoperability using APIs
  • Approaches to monitoring and governing cloud environments

Moderated by: Jim Oulton, Cloud Practice SME, Citihub Consulting
Richard Croucher,
Distinguished Engineer, VP – Global Head of Engineering, Specialised Infrastructure, Barclays 


Presentation: WekaOI


Lunch and Networking


Platinum sponsor: Fixnetix


Panel: Optimising outsourced infrastructure to enable focus on value added capacities

  • Making decisions on outsourcing, managed services or building in-house for non-core services
  • Taking a strategic approach and what to look for in an outsourcing partner
  • Managing control and accountability when outsourcing
  • Outsourcing as a means of competitive advantage

Moderated by: Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group
Robert Johnson,
CTO, Coremont
Gary Paulin,
Global Head of Integrated Trading Solutions, Northern Trust Capital Markets
Representative from Fixnetix


Networking and Refreshment break


Panel: The new world of market data

  • How are you managing the increasing volumes and need for market data?
  • Accessing market data via cloud
  • Market data licensing in a digital world (governing usage rights in a digital world)
  • How is alternative data shaping market data sourcing and management?
  • Market data technologies and infrastructures or delivering real time market data

Moderated by: Kevin Morgan, Former Global Head of Market Data, Tier 1 Bank
Milla Pfundstein,
Group Head of Market Data, Deutsche Bank
Zal Spencer,
Head of Market Data Commercial EMEA, Nomura
Richard Connolly,
Head of Market Data and Middleware, NatWest Markets
Matt Smith,
CEO, SteelEye


TradingTech Insight Europe Industry Awards and Networking Reception


End of TradingTech Insight Europe –  Summit & Awards


“It was a great event and a pleasure to participate.”

Jim Oulton, Cloud Practice SME, Citihub Consulting