World Electronic Trading
Conference 2016

  1. Overview
  2. Programme
  3. Gallery
  4. Delegates
  5. Exhibitors
  6. Exhibition Opportunities
DAY ONE (29 September 2016)
08:00 Registration
09:00 Chairman’s Opening Remarks
09:15 Meeting the growing market demand for high performance connectivity to Exchanges across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the region
10:00 Morning Refreshments
10:15 High frequency trading and approaches to take when executing buy-side client’s trades
11:00 Fitting HFT within the modern trading landscape and seeking successful deployment strategies: challenges ahead
11:45 Institutional Fund Managers and Hedge Fund Managers: Implementing improved and diversified electronic trading offerings
12:30 Lunch
14:00 The value in moving to a converged IP network and how to integrate these applications to make trading operations more efficient and lay the foundation for potential new types of applications- key considerations
14:45 Dark pool trading platform: key issues and challenges
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:45 Algorithmic trading: what do investment firms want from these new algo?
16:30 Panel Discussion on Best Execution
This panel discussion brings together leading financial firms from the buy and sell side communities to discuss and present on the key issues and challenges to achieving best execution across the range of asset classes
17:00 End of Day One
DAY TWO (30 September 2016)
09:00 Chairman’s Opening Remarks
09:15 Market microstructure, price formation and price discovery: impact on trading systems and trade execution
10:00 Morning Refreshments
10:15 Direct Market Access (DMA): New challenges for brokers and exchanges
11:00 The commercial rationale of FIX in electronic trading applications to facilitate efficient trading connectivity and investment strategies
11:45 Best practices for integrating your trading process into your portfolio management
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Identifying, developing and deploying technologies to support multiple asset classes, market data, connectivity solutions and process: What the sell side needs to know
14:45 Electronic trading: expanding global podium, diversification opportunities and investment for investors
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:45 Buy-side viewpoint: Key issues in cost, efficiency opportunities and exploiting the dealing capabilities of in-house applications
16:30 Concluding Discussion
Electronic trading: is your trading platform supercharged or stuck in first gear?
17:00 End of Conference


Securities trading environment is now faced with critical challenges. Gain new strategies to move large blocks of share with minimum market impact on institutional trading environment - what you need to know.

Recent changes to business fundamentals, regulatory requirements and government legislation that will increase foreign investment activity is driving electronic trading and the use of FIX to the fore in the minds of industry leaders in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the region. In addition, the pending change in foreign content limits coupled with performance pressure and regulatory requirements make electronic trading not only imminent but inevitable. It is important now to recognise that the securities trading environment is faced with a sea of changes and the tried and true processes may no longer ensure the viability of an organisation. The Conference brings together leaders from the buy-side, sell-side, market infrastructure and solution provider firms to consider the implications of electronic trading for Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the region’s marketplace, and the use of FIX as a key enabler in achieving securities transaction processing efficiency and ultimately straight through processing. Key issues to be discussed at this Conference will include on regulatory, infrastructure, trading and operations perspective. Attend this Conference to develop new strategy and to speed on the latest developments in the automated race for liquidity. Develop or reinforce your own business plans by interacting with industry contemporaries who are facing the same challenges. Learn about and add your perspective to the following topics:

  • Evolution of liquidity strategies in light of market structure changes
  • ow broker-dealers and other solution providers enable the buy-side to effectively access dark or reserve pools of liquidity
  • Trends in electronic trading across asset classes- Equities, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Listed derivatives, OTC derivatives, Commodities and cross asset class trading
  • Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the region’s update on the status and opportunities of electronic trading
  • Initiatives in Algorithmic Trading across asset classes; techniques for least disruptive implementation
  • Technology focus - Integration of Market Data, Data Latency, Regulatory Compliance
  • Best practices of technology solutions to respond to competitive demands and regulatory compliance
  • Gain an overview of electronic trading in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the region and learn what impact it will have on your business form leading global experts
  • Understand the barriers and opportunities faced by electronic trading in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the region
  • Explore thought provoking strategies to gain a competitive edge in a lucrative environment
  • Learn what industry innovators and leaders are doing to expand in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the region and why they are all rushing in this region
  • Hear from key buy side traders and understand what makes them tick

Are you prepared for the explosive growth of HFT?

As high-frequency traders eye opportunities across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Europe and the region, emerging markets are joining the low-latency race, increasing exchange throughput capacity, lowering latency and creating a friendlier regulatory environment. Against this backdrop, business transitions have transformed from a typical legacy infrastructure to next generation technology. Are you prepared for the explosive growth of HFT and how can you leverage from this Conference to implement and fitting HFT within the modern trading landscape and thereby managing a successful deployment strategies.

Who should attend

World Electronic Trading Conference 2013 has been specifically developed for senior trading and technology executives at corporate and investment banks, asset management firms, hedge funds, pension funds, securities firms and brokerages. It will be particularly relevant to delegates with the following job functions:

  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Global Head of Technology
  • Head of Trading Technology / Investment Bank Technology
  • Capital Markets Technology
  • Head of Electronic Trading
  • Head of Electronic Execution
  • Head of Client Connectivity
  • Head of Electronic Connectivity
  • Head of Algorithmic Trading / Program Trading
  • Sales Trader
  • Head of Equity / Fixed Income / Credit / FX / Commodities
  • Derivatives Trading
  • Global Channel Sales Manager
  • Head of E-Commerce
  • Head of Market Data
  • Head of Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Head of Portfolio Analytics
  • Chief Investment Officer for Equity / Fixed Income / FX / Credit