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High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2014 New York City
 

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 New York City

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Agenda

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2014 New York City will provide attendees with the most up-to-date overview of the present and future of high-frequency trading, closing with a cocktail reception that will bring the best of high-frequency networking to High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2014 New York City.

 


8:30AM - 9:00AM
Registration

9:00AM - 9:15AM
Opening Remarks

9:15AM - 10:0AM
Lessons to be Learned from the Flash Crash, BATS, Nasdaq and Knight Capital
Opening Keynote Speaker: Mr. Edgar Perez, Author, “The Speed Traders” and “Knightmare on Wall Street”

10:00AM - 11:00AM
Emerging Markets: How will Emerging Markets from Brazil to China Affect the Scope of High-frequency Trading?
With emerging markets on the rise, high frequency trading and algorithmic trading are shifting to geographies in Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Which markets hold the most promise? Which asset classes can be traded in high-frequency in those markets? Are there restrictions to frequency and speed in place in any of those promising lands? What is the outlook for high-frequency trading among regulators in those markets?

Moderator:
Mr.  Aaron Timms, Senior Writer, Emerging Markets, Institutional Investor

Panelists
Mr. Alexander Fleiss, Chief Investment Officer & Co-Founder, Rebellion Research
Ms. Alison Graham, Chief Investment Officer, Voltan Capital Management
Ms. Danielle Tierney, Analyst, Aite Group


11:00AM - 11:30AM
Morning Break

Golden Networking


11:30AM - 12:30PM
Robotic Markets: As High-frequency Trading Embraces Robotic Markets Worldwide, How will Participants be Able to Find new Opportunities to Sustain Alpha Creation?
Algorithms are becoming more prevalent, faster, smarter, more self-adaptive and geographically distributed and embracing cross asset classes trading and geographies. How will robotic market impact trading, and high-frequency trading in particular? What will be the benefits quants can expect from this evolution? Will there be any disadvantages? New alpha versus alpha retention?

Moderator:
Mr. R. Scott Morris, President, Morris Consulting

Panelists:
Mr. Garnett Wilson, CEO, Afinin Labs
Mr. Ram Ahluwalia, Portfolio Manager, Winged Foot Capital
Mr. Patrick Kremer, Portfolio Manager, Conquest Capital
Mr. Linus Nilsson, Partner, John Locke Investments

 
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Lunch Break


1:30PM - 2:30PM
Regulatory Impact: With High-frequency Trading in the Spotlight, How will New Regulations Change the Industry?
With high-frequency trading the subject of great controversy and debate, many regulations will be bound to change. How will regulations impact the way traders are capturing alpha? Would there be restrictions that can possibly harm algorithmic trading? How might the economic and political landscape impact the pace and severity of these changes?

Moderator:
Mr. Sanjeev Sharma, Contributing Writer, SeekingAlpha.com

Panelists:
Mr. Edgar Perez, Author, "The Speed Traders" and "Knightmare on Wall Street"
Mr. James Koutoulas, CEO, Typhon Capital Management

Golden Networking


2:30PM - 3:30PM
Afternoon Break


3:00PM - 4:00PM
The Future of HFT: How Will High-frequency Trading Evolve in Ever-changing Technology and Regulatory Environments?
There has been a dramatic shift in how instruments are traded in the market. With high frequency trading able to detect price discrepancies in microseconds, aided by technology, regulators have grown increasingly concerned about its impact in market structure and fairness. What is the outlook for the markets when all participants engage in the arms race of super smart algorithms? Where will institutional and retail investors find opportunities? Conversely, could we imagine a world without high-frequency trading?

Moderator:
Mr. James Koutoulas, CEO, Typhon Capital Management

Panelists:
Mr. R. Scott Morris, President, Morris Consulting
Mr. Jonathan Kanterman, Partner, Institutional Asset Advisors


4:00PM - 5:00PM
SEC Enforcement Issues in the World’s Most Highly Sophisticated Market Structure
Closing Keynote Speaker: Mr. Robert Cohen, Market Abuse Unit, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


5:00PM - 5:10PM
Closing Remarks


6:00PM - 8:00PM
Networking Cocktails

 
 
 
 
 
 
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