October 18-20, 2016 // Hilton Chicago // Chicago, Illinois
NextGen Hall will feature a series of sessions led by industry experts for professionals new to the industry, students and industry veterans interested in the selected topics. Access to the NextGen Program is open to anyone with an Expo badge - including tradeshow passes.
Special thanks to our Steering Committee: Katy Burns, Wells Fargo; Patrick Carey, Rosenthal Collins Group; Brian Gaffud, Rosenthal Collins Group; Tracy McHugh, Citigroup; John McKinlay, CME Group; Brad Napiorkowski, J.P. Morgan; Alison Schaffer, Jump Trading; Ben Smylie, R.J. O'Brien; Shannon Weber, Marquette Partners
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
The Future of the Industry
NextGen Classroom, Salon A/ NextGen HallIndustry leaders will share their views on how the industry is changing and what we can expect in the future. What advice do they have for young professionals interested in a career in the listed derivatives industry?
A Day in the Life of a Trade
NextGen Classroom, Salon A/ NextGen HallFrom order to execution to clearing…this session will explain each step in the lifecycle of a trade.
What’s Different About Trading Energy?
NextGen Classroom, Salon A/ NextGen HallThis session will discuss unique characteristics of trading energy contracts including a discussion of OTC vs. futures and the platforms on which they trade (Clearport and WebICE). What aspects are the same as futures and how are they different?
Thursday, October 20, 2016
A Day in the Life of a Customer
NextGen Classroom, Salon A/ NextGen HallCustomers will discuss how they use listed derivatives markets and why. They will provide insight on what they need to do on a day-to-day basis to participate in our markets.
Spoofing, Banging the Close & Other Trading Practices to Avoid
NextGen Classroom, Salon A/ NextGen HallOur expert speakers will describe trading practices associated with automated trading that attract scrutiny from regulators. They will also discuss the difficulty in defining these terms and why formerly acceptable practices are no longer acceptable.
FIA Innovator of the Year Award Ceremony
NextGen Classroom, Salon A/ NextGen HallFIA President and CEO Walt Lukken will present an award to the most innovative company in the FIA Innovators Pavilion. The winning company will receive cash and other resources worth more than $20,000.
NextGen Classroom, Salon A/ NextGen HallWhile relatively few contracts ever actually go to delivery, it is an important component of the futures market. Delivery varies significantly between products and the expertise needed to manage a smooth delivery is in high demand. This session will give an overview of the delivery process and explain what can go wrong.
Women Who Shape Fintech: Sponsored by WILD
NextGen Classroom, Salon A/ NextGen HallThe fintech revolution is shaking up finance—and creating new opportunities for women to take leadership roles in our industry. To showcase this trend, Women in Listed Derivatives (WILD) and FIA have invited several women who are leveraging today's most innovative technologies to share their stories. We will explore some of the unique challenges these women faced in getting to their current roles and discuss how diversity can foster creativity and expand the utility of new technologies. We will also look at how fintech companies can promote diversity in their hiring and promotion strategies and encourage women and girls to select a career in technology early in their education. The panel discussion will be held in the Next Gen Hall, adjacent to Innovators Pavilion, making it accessible to any FIA Expo attendee with a trade show pass.
A reception to meet and mingle with WILD will follow immediately after the panel - stop by to get your wristband!