TradingTech Summit London: Bringing together the global trading technology community
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America Square Conference Centre London

February, 2023




Registration and Networking over Coffee


Opening and Welcome
Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group


Keynote Fireside Chat: The evolution of ESG and Sustainable Trading

As the interest in ESG and sustainable investing continues to grow at a rapid pace, this Fireside Chat will explore the evolving ESG landscape and how to take a practical approach to embedding more sustainable trading practices into your organisation.

  • The current landscape for ESG and how this is impacting trading practices
  • How to move to more sustainable trading practices, the role of data and technology 
  • How industry collaboration can help support the change and shift to more sustainable trading
  • Immediate priorities and actions for trading technology professionals

Interview with: Duncan Higgins, Founder, Sustainable Trading 
Interviewed by: Irina Sonich Bright, MD, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse


Keynote: Technical Intensity – how and where to create technical intensity within your organisation to innovate, differentiate and compete

  • How to manage the reliance on developers – an expensive and difficult to find resource in the current climate
  • How to accelerate front office capital markets technology delivery by building on the right platform
  • Innovate where you differentiate – understanding your value to your customers, and innovating where they will perceive it, not where they don’t.
  • How to retain ownership of IP
    – Build up your own balance sheet
    – Patent your innovation
    – Control the future of your product

Matt Barrett, CEO and Co-Founder, Adaptive


Panel: Differentiation through technology – How to leverage technology to innovate your trading operations and position your business for interoperability, growth and profitability

  • Technology modernisation: decisions around buy vs. build
  • Key requirements for moving to a microservices architecture
  • Interoperability: How to approach integration with legacy systems and workflows; the role of open source, devops and APIs
  • The shift to inter-connectedness: How the vendor-client landscape will evolve and what this means for your trading technology strategy

Moderator: Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group
Duncan Cooper, Head of Omni Digital Services, EMEA, BNY Mellon
Matt Barrett, CEO and Co-Founder, Adaptive
Mark Perkins, Global Offering Lead – As-a-Service-Solutions, Luxoft
James Wooster
, COO, Glue42


Networking and Refreshment Break


Keynote: As-a-Service operating models are the future of capital markets technology

  • The rise of as-a-Service, consumption based technology operating models
  • The evolving as-a-Service ecosystem and barriers of adoption
  • Re-thinking capital markets operating models to move to a sustainable cost base

Matt Hargreaves, Capital Markets Industry Lead, Luxoft


Panel: Market data in the cloud

  • Key considerations for your market data migration strategy
  • Obstacles and barriers to migrating market data to the cloud and how to overcome them
  • Exploring the role of ecosystems and data market places in enabling the transition to cloud based market data
  • How to get value from market data in the cloud
  • How the trading landscape will evolve as market data moves into the cloud environment

Moderator: Jim Oulton, Technical Director, Synechron Consulting
Julie Guerasimova, Market Data Specialist
Richard Croucher, Distinguished Engineer, Tier 1 Bank
John Bryant,
CTO Options Technology
Sapna Swaly,
Head of EMEA Sales, Exegy


Panel: Optimising trading infrastructures for high performance and agility in fast markets 

  • Latest trends in connectivity and networks: what is the optimum set up to ensure reliability and availability in your connectivity infrastructure
  • Trade infrastructure monitoring: Latest developments in analytics and cloud monitoring to improve performance
  • Developments in co-location, hosting and data centres
  • Reviewing the vendor landscape and the evolution of the best of breed hosting services

Moderator: Gavin Williamson, Capital Markets Business and Technology Consultant 
Ben Stephens
, Global Head of Product Management, Instinet
Scott Charity
, Senior Market intelligence Specialist & Regulatory Affairs, Berenberg
Richard Balmer
, Director, Network Product Management, IPC
Alastair Watson
, EMEA Managing Director, TNS


Lunch and Networking


Keynote Fireside Chat: The opportunities and benefits of digital asset markets

Digital assets offer opportunities to trade in new asset types, and across a new global trading and settlement paradigm. Hear from this market leader about the benefits of digital asset markets

Interview with: Michele Curtoni, Head of Strategy, SDX
Interviewed by: Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group


Panel: Accessing liquidity in digital assets: Connecting and trading in the emerging exchange landscape

  • Exploring the evolving trading venue and exchange landscape for trading digital assets – price transparency, liquidity mismatches and associated risks
  • Connectivity and hosting issues for managing digital assets and how are these can be addressed – SORs, execution algorithms

Moderator: Ian Salmon, Director, Ignite G2M
Sophia Shluger, Managing Director, EMEA, Amber Group
Simon Barnby,
CMO, Archax
Usman Ahmed, CEO, Zodia Markets
Magnus Almqvist, Head of Exchange Development, Exberry 


Panel: Institutional digital asset trading – New frontiers, new markets

  • The current landscape for institutional digital assets: exploring the innovation and change that is happening within the institutional markets
  • Developments and market offerings in the space
  • The impact of regulation, standards and interoperability
  • The potential and opportunity for blockchain technology

Moderator: Dr. Ruth Wandhöfer, Global FinTech 50 influencer, WiF Powerlist Senior Leader 2020, Partner, Gauss Ventures
Previn Singh, Head of the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Centre of Competency, Credit Suisse
Patrick McTurk
, Global Head of Digital Trading, State Street
Andrew Robinson
, Head of Institutional Coverage, EMEA, Coinbase


Networking and Refreshment Break


Regulatory Perspective: EU ‘Digital Finance Package’

  • How regulators are approaching digital assets regulation
  • EU’s MiCA Regulation and Pilot Regime: implications on the EU crypto market
  • Global developments and harmonisation
  • Key messages and focus areas for financial institutions

Targ PatienceRegulation, Compliance & DLT Expert; Founding Partner, Dolya Consulting


Panel: A Design for (Digital) Life: Creating and implementing the right infrastructure for your digital assets trading operation

Exploring the different characteristics and infrastructures of digital asset markets vs. traditional markets and the impact on risk and liquidity management

  • Digital Assets Market Data: Where to source, how to integrate?
  • Data standards: Identifying emerging digital assets
  • Automation and workflow efficiencies in post trade functions

Moderator: Jim Kaye, Americas Regional Director, FIX Trading Community
Mark Makepeace
, CEO, Wilshire
Alexandre Kech, Director
, Blockchain and Digital Assets, Citi Ventures; Convenor ISO TC68 / SC8 / WG3 Digital Token Identifier; ISO – International Organization for Standardization
Bediss Cherif, Head of Product, Kaiko


Networking Drinks and TradingTech Insight Europe Award Winners Ceremony



*Agenda subject to change 


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

Jim Oulton, Cloud Practice SME, Citihub Consulting