2nd annual ETFGI Global ETFs Insights Summit - Europe & MEA

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Register to join the discussions at our 2nd annual ETFGI Global ETFs Insights Summit - Europe & MEA. The summit is designed to facilitate a substantive and in-depth discussion on the impact that ETFs have on markets and market structure, and the regulatory, trading, and technological developments impacting the use of ETFs. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to see and hear speakers via live video and audio of the keynote and panel discussions with audience Q&A, visit virtual event booths where you can meet and speak with our sponsors, attend virtual happy hours and virtual networking sessions.

If you can't attend on the day, register anyway and you'll receive recordings of all the sessions.

Free registration and CPD educational credits are offered to buy side institutional investors, financial advisors and RIAs.

 

Last year's Conference Brochure

Last year's Agenda

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17

13:00-13:10

Registration, Exhibit Hall & Networking

13:10-13:20

Welcome and Introduction to ETF Landscape in Europe

Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI 

13:20-13:45

Fireside Chat – Global and European Regulatory Initiatives Impacting ETFs  

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Martin Moloney, Director General, Jersey Financial Services Commission

13:45-14:25

An Appraisal of Regulatory Issues Impacting Market Structure and ETF Trading

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Rochelle Antoniewicz, Senior Director, Industry and Financial Analysis, Investment Company Institute
Federico Cupelli, Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, EFAMA
Jim Goldie, EMEA Head of Capital Markets ETFs and Indexed Strategies, Invesco
Carol Thomas, Retail Markets Specialist, The Investment Association

14:25-15:15

ETF Trading – Creating Better Trading Systems and Trading Tools 

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Ivan Gilmore, Head of Exchange Traded Products, Fixed Income & Alternatives, London Stock Exchange  
Frank Mohr, Head ETF Sales Trading, Societe Generale
Steven J Palmer, Head of ETF Trading, HSBC
Slawomir Rzeszotko, Head of Institutional Sales and Trading, Europe and Asia, Jane Street Financial Limited
Allan Stewart, Investment Funds Services, Clearstream Banking Luxembourg

15:15-15:40

Fireside Chat – Update on Benchmark Regulations and Consolidated Tape

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Tilman Lueder, Head of Unit – DG FISMA, Securities Markets, European Commission

15:45-16:15

Understanding Crypto ETPs in Europe and Global 2021 Outlook

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Gabor Gurbacs, Director, Digital Asset Strategy, VanEck
James Harris, Commercial Director, CryptoCompare
Hany Rashwan, CEO, Amun and 21Shares

16:15-16:40

Update on Regulatory Trends in the US ETF Industry

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Georgia Bullitt, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

16:40-17:05

Keynote - Trends That Will Drive the Financial Industry in 2021

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Denzil Jenkins, Interim Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange

17:05-17:30

Exhibit Hall & Networking Open Discussions

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

13:00-13:30

Registration, Exhibit Hall & Networking

13:30-13:35

Welcome and Introduction to ETF Landscape in Europe

Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI 

13:35-14:00

Macro Investment Outlook

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Paul Jackson, Global Head of Asset Allocation Research, Invesco 

14:00-14:40  

Trends in Fixed Income Indices and ETFs

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Michael John Lytle, Chief Executive Officer, Tabula Investment Management
Melody Xian He, Managing Director, Head of Sales and Product Strategy, CSOP Asset Management
Vasiliki Pachatouridi, Head of iShares Fixed Income Product Strategy EMEA, BlackRock

14:50 – 15:15

​​​​Fireside Chat – Regulatory Trends in ESG and Sustainable Investing

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Rick Redding, CEO, Index Industry Association

15:15-15:55

How Investors Are Implementing ESG Into Their Portfolios 

Moderator: John Jacobs, Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University  
Hernando Cortina, CFA, Executive Director, Head of Index Strategy, ISS ESG
Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investment, Europe, FTSE Russell
Howie Li, Head of ETFs, LGIM
Olga De Tapia, Global Head of ETF Sales, HSBC Global Asset Management

16:00-16:30

How Are Institutions and Financial Advisors Using ETFs? 

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Mark Northway, Investment Manager, Sparrows Capital
Mark Perchtold, Director, OMBA Advisory & Investments Ltd
Jonas Thulin, Head of Asset Management, Erik Penser Bank
Bill Vasilieff, CEO, Novia Financial
Weixu Yan, Investment Manager, Close Brothers Asset Management

16:30-17:00

What Are the Future Trends That Will Impact Investor and ETFs?  

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Marie E Dzanis, CEO & Head of Asset Management, EMEA
Northern Trust Asset Management
Kevin Gopaul, President, Exchange Traded Funds, BMO
Rory Tobin, Head Global SPDR ETF Business & Chairman, SSGA EMEA

17:00-17:05

Closing Remarks

Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI

17:05-17:30

Exhibit Hall & Networking Open Discussions