2021 Agenda

Chicago, IL, 5 - 6 October 2021

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Oct 508:40
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Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Keynotes: Room 201-202
WILLIAM BRODSKY, Chairman, Navy Pier
Oct 508:45
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Conference producer's opening remarks

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Ashley Monnecka, Terrapinn Ltd
Oct 508:50
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The fight for the future of money: Perspectives from "Crypto Dad”, Chris Giancarlo

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Interviewer: Chuck Mackie, Principal, Fathom Communication
Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman Emeritus, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Oct 509:20
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Future of trading technology: High frequency latency vs. the impact on accuracy and data for institutional trading

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Robert Materazzi, Chief Executive Officer, Lukka
Oct 509:40
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Crypto markets: How institutions are navigating market entry and tackling challenges with secure real-time settlements, offline assets, custody, and exchange connection

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Moderator: David Easthope, Senior Analyst, Coalition Greenwich
David Nuelle, Managing Director, Hehmeyer
Glenn Barber, Head of Sales, Americas, Copper Technologies
Robert Zagotta, US CEO, Bitstamp
Michael Moro, Chief Executive Officer, Genesis Global Trading
Oct 510:40
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Leveraging latency & beyond: Trends in financial technologies and advances in overclocking

Seminar Theatre
Mark Zirngibl, Account Executive, International Computer Concepts
Oct 511:00
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Overcoming settlement and counterparty risk in crypto

Seminar Theatre
Glenn Barber, Head of Sales, Americas, Copper Technologies
Oct 511:20
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Hypertec and the value of strong partnerships

Seminar Theatre
Lindsey Geannopulos, Director of Business Development, Hypertec
Oct 511:30
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Data latency: Speeding up memory transfer to maximize throughput 

Keynotes
Moderator: Chuck Mackie, Principal, Fathom Communication
Diane Saucier, Financial Services Director, Pure Storage
Michael Gorbovitski, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Jim Creighton, CIO, Creighton AI
Oct 511:30
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NLP and NLU : From Acronym to Alpha

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Moderator: Brian Schwartz, Co-Founder, ATHENA Bitcoin Inc.
Peng Cheng, Head Of Machine Learning Strategies, J.P. Morgan
Joe Gits, Chief Executive Officer, Social Market Analytics
Kasian Franks, Founder, Vectorspace AI
Oct 511:30
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Active management: Adapting your approach to a highly volatile asset class

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Moderator: Andrea Leccese, President, Bluesky Capital
Shiliang Tang, CIO and Managing Partner, LedgerPrime
Kevin Kang, Founding Principal, BKCoin Capital
Nico Cordeiro, Co-founder, Makara
Daniel Gramza, President, Gramza Capital Management
Oct 511:40
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Next-generation low-latency network architectures

Seminar Theatre
Darrin Machay, Systems Engineer, Arista
Oct 512:00
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Chasing the white rabbit: Seven Solutions overview

Seminar Theatre
Francisco Girela Lopez, Americas Tech Responsible, Seven Solutions
Oct 512:10
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Shortwave trading: Opportunities and challenges in global latency arbitrage

Keynotes
Alex Pilosov, President, Shortwave Solutions LLC
Oct 512:10
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Crypto market data: How markets are evolving from traditional finance

Keynotes
Daniel Torrey, Head of Institutional Sales, Lukka
Oct 512:10
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Crypto assets: The development of derivative offerings for the digital asset space

Keynotes
Moderator: Brandon Elsasser, Chief Investment Officer, Victoria Asset Management
Jason Dolgy, Proprietary Trader, Credo-V/Arb-TG
Oliver Yates, CEO, SheeldMarket
Oct 512:30
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Performance testing: Exploring the best practices for analyzing trade optimization

Keynotes
Moderator: Ashish Majmundar, Director, Global Head of Capital Markets, Google Cloud
Nikhil Singhvi, Managing Director - Core Trading Technology, Credit Suisse
Oct 512:30
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Latency: Tools for achieving low latency in the crypto markets

Keynotes
Alina Karpichenko, Low latency solutions - capital markets, Avelacom
Brad Nagela, Global Head of Options Trading, B2C2
Oct 514:00
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Plenary Roundtable Session

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Data Infrastructure: Building a network that allows for true alpha discovery
Mike Smith, Director Global Exchange Relations Management, IPC
Digital asset transformation: Examining what blockchain’s impact on traditional markets will be
Moderator: Rumi Morales, Partner, Outlier Ventures
Asher Corson, Digital Asset Portfolio Manager, Consolidated Trading
NFTs: What place do they have in asset management and institutional trading?
Mariana Danilovic, Managing Director, Infiom, LLC
Optimal turnover rates and expected returns: An analysis of their relationship to each other
Moderator: Jim Creighton, CIO, Creighton AI
Technical analysis: Tools of the trade
Moderator: Katie Stockton, Founder and Managing Partner, Fairlead Strategies
Trading in Chicago: with the Global-DCA
Moderator: Renata Szkoda, CFO COO, Blue Fire Capital LLC
Oct 514:20
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The new US equity SIP: What to expect

Seminar Theatre
Clifford Maddox, Director Of Business Development, Novasparks
Oct 514:40
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Data architect: FlashBlade

Seminar Theatre
Kris Queen, Data Architect, Pure Storage
Oct 514:40
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Network security: Rebuilding infrastructure to prevent slowdowns and trade order delays 

Keynotes
Interviewer: Daniel Cawrey, Chief Operating Officer, Cypherpunk Holdings
Walter Lefmann, Director Of Security, CTC Trading Group LLC
Oct 514:40
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ESG IQ: Framework for ESG risk assessment

Keynotes
Duncan Robinson, Sr. Investment Data Scientist, Wells Fargo Asset Management
Oct 514:40
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CeFi vs. DeFi: The benefits of centralized and decentralized infrastructures

Keynotes
Moderator: Colleen Sullivan, Partner In Cmt Digital Holdings Llc, CMT Capital Markets Trading
Michael Rabkin, Head of Global Partnerships, DV Chain
Benjamin Richman, Director of Digital Currency, Silvergate
Oct 515:00
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Crypto market infrastructure: Building for institutions

Seminar Theatre
Nicolas Arevalo Romero, Sr. Sales Associate, Kaiko
Oct 515:00
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ETF trends: Looking ahead to 2022

Keynotes
Moderator: Anita Rausch, Head of Capital Markets, Wisdom Tree Asset Management
Nicholas J Elward, Head of Institutional Product and ETFs, Natixis Investment Managers
Oct 515:00
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Microstructure based impact modeling: Dynamics and ML in trading

Keynotes
Michael Steliaros, Global Head of Quantitative Ex, Goldman Sachs
Oct 515:00
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Best price execution: From trade routing to settlement- how to trade effectively across fragmented crypto market centers

Keynotes
Moderator: Vicky Ge Huang, Senior Investing Reporter, Business Insider
James Putra, Head Of Product Strategy, TradeStation Crypto
John Divine, Strategy & Execution, Blockfills
Oct 515:20
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Digital asset lending: Using bitcoin as productive collateral

Seminar Theatre
Jon Melton, Director of Digital Asset Lending, Silvergate
Oct 515:20
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Trade processing: Supplementing CPUs with FPGAs, GPUs, ASICs, and other processing units

Keynotes
Moderator: Mark Dawson, Senior Performance Architect, WH Trading
Clifford Maddox, Director Of Business Development, Novasparks
Jerry Nelligan, CTO, XR Trading
Robert Maxwell, Chief Technology Officer, Quiet Light Securities
Oct 515:20
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Retail flow data: How can institutions use retail related alt data for quant modeling?

Keynotes
Moderator: Mehmet Yanilmaz, President, Navus, Inc.
Euan Sinclair, Quantitative Analyst, Hull Tactical Asset Allocation
Cem Karsan, Founder and Managing Partner, Kai Volatility Advisors
Craig Iseli, COO, SpiderRock
Oct 515:20
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Digital asset structure: As more institutions enter the space, what changes are needed to further scale trading for better efficiency?

Keynotes
Moderator: Nikhilesh De, Reporter, CoinDesk
Luke Hoersten, CEO, Bitnomial, Inc.
Mike Ossowski, Chief of Strategy, Hehmeyer
Patrick Horsman, Managing Partner, Coral Capital LLC
Oct 516:30
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P33: Financial applications of quantum computing

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Moderator: Carol Scarlett, CEO and Founder, Axion Technologies
Pranav Gokhale, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Super.tech
Yuval Boger, Chief Marketing Officer, Classiq
Oct 517:10
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Exchange updates: How are various exchanges improving access to traders?

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Moderator: Oliver Renick, Lead Anchor, TD Ameritrade
Greg Ferrari, Vice President, Head of US Options, Nasdaq
John Deters, Chief Strategy Officer, Cboe Global Markets

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Oct 608:45
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Conference producer's opening remarks

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Ashley Monnecka, Terrapinn Ltd
Oct 608:50
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The macro landscape: The growth of volatility trading & the opportunity of non-correlated vol strategies

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Cem Karsan, Founder and Managing Partner, Kai Volatility Advisors
Oct 609:10
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Regulation in the crypto markets: The status of regulatory uncertainty and safe custody and trading of assets

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Moderator: Tony Pettipiece, Chairman, Grip Investments
Robert Howell, Deputy Director, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Margaret Croke, State of Illinois
Mike Frisch, Partner and Head of Government Litigation and Investigations, Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres
Bill Foster, U.S. Representative for Illinois's 11th Congressional District, Bill Foster for Congress
Adam Zarazinski, Chief Executive Officer, Inca Digital
Jerome Dwight, Chief Executive Officer, Brane Capital
Oct 609:50
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Short term alpha: Why automation isn’t enough for success

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Moderator: Michael Creadon, Managing Director, Inveniam Capital Partners
Howard Getson, Chief Executive Officer, Capitalogix
Kris Sidial, Co- Chief Investment Officer, The Ambrus Group
Scott Knudsen, Chief Executive Officer, Cove Markets
Yoshi Nakamura, Managing Partner, Founder, NAKA Capital Partners
Oct 611:30
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Trading spaces: The future of network connections

Keynotes
Moderator: Troy Kane, Head of Global Derivatives and FICC Development, Citadel Securities
Noah Drake, Vice President, Americas | Customer Solutions, Telstra
Michael Gorbovitski, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Olu Rowaiye, Segment Marketing, Senior Manager, Equinix
Oct 611:30
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Evaluating strategies using ML: Managing acceleration/deceleration of losses and gains

Keynotes
Moderator: Howard Getson, Chief Executive Officer, Capitalogix
Sal Abbasi, Partner, The Ambrus Group
Alex Popovici, Senior Quant Trader, Chicago Trading Company
Oct 611:30
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The rise of tokenization: Implications on the market as many institutions adopt this solution

Keynotes
Moderator: Carlos Betancourt, Founding Principal, BKCoin Capital
Andrew Czupek, Senior Vice President, Market Advocacy And Innovation Research, Northern Trust
Mehmet Yanilmaz, President, Navus, Inc.
Michael McGuire, CEO & Co-Founder, Symbridge
Phil Kelly, Head of Business Development and Sales, independent
Oct 612:10
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Futures contracts: Impact on pricing and market structure

Keynotes
Moderator: John Kicklighter, Fundamental Analysis and Market Themes, Chief Currency Strategist, DailyFX
Thomas Mitchell, Business Development Manager, StoneX
Donald Roberts, President And Chief Executive Officer, The Small Exchange
David Klotz, Vice President - Business Development, Phillip Capital
Oct 612:10
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Blockchain data: Interoperability protocols and the multichain world

Keynotes
Moderator: Sam Yilmaz, Chief Operating Officer - General Partner, Bloccelerate VC
Dennis O'Neill, O'Neill Capital Advisors
Brent Xu, Founder and CEO, Umee
Oct 612:10
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Crypto market infrastructure: The fundamental difference between digital and traditional finance

Keynotes
Moderator: David Easthope, Senior Analyst, Coalition Greenwich
Robert Levy, Co-founder, Hxro Network
Andrea Leccese, President, Bluesky Capital
Jae Chung, Co-Founder, RocketBC
Rob Catalanello, Co-CEO, B2C2
Oct 614:00
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Plenary Roundtables

Keynotes: Room 201-202
DeFi returns on rails: How to spot new opportunities, maximize returns with HFT tricks, and manage unexpected risks
Moderator: Kenny Estes, CEO, Diffuse Inc
Market imbalance: Managing a landscape where products outweigh customers
Moderator: Rumi Morales, Partner, Outlier Ventures
Recruiting strategies: How to secure the best talent in a competitive market
Jeff Koehler, Director, Selby Jennings
Tail risk hedging: Managing risks and volatility
Moderator: Bret Lannert, Partner, The Ambrus Group
Moderator: William Wise, Co-Chief Investment Officer, The Ambrus Group
Ron Alisauskas, Trader, OTG
Oct 614:40
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Trading & execution: Institutional size ETF trades

Keynotes
Moderator: Eric Balchunas, Senior E.T.F. Analyst and Funds Product Specialist, Bloomberg Intelligence
Phil Bak, CIO, Signal Advisors
Shana Sissel, Chief Investment Officer, Spotlight Asset Group
Oct 614:40
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Machine Learning for Factor Investing: Assessing macroeconomics to improve portfolio outcome

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Milind Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, QuantZ/QMIT
Oct 614:40
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Reframing market risk: Crypto as a hedge against equities

Keynotes
Moderator: Chuck Mackie, Principal, Fathom Communication
Robert Zagotta, US CEO, Bitstamp
Oct 615:00
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Payment for order flow: Most efficient structure for institutions

Keynotes
Moderator: Vicky Ge Huang, Senior Investing Reporter, Business Insider
Douglas Borden, Algorithmic Trader, Hudson River Trading
Amin Azad, DV Trading
John Slazas, CIO, DARMA Capital
Oct 615:00
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Crypto assets: On-chain data: Utilizing blockchain recordkeeping to measure the digital asset market

Keynotes
Moderator: Mark Tan, CEO, T Capital Coin LLC
Kate Mitselmakher, Chief Executive Officer And Founder, Bloccelerate VC
Satya Bajpai, Technology Investment Banking, Jmp Group Inc.
Oct 615:40
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Comparing and contrasting exchange fee cost structures in traditional futures markets vs. digital assets

Keynotes: Room 201-202
Moderator: Andrew Strasman, Principal, Totem Asset Group
Trey Griggs, Chief Executive Officer, USA, GSR
Dan Gunsberg, Co-founder, Hxro Network
Jason Shaffer, Chief Product Officer, Trading Technologies
Steven McClurg, Chief Investment Officer, Valkyrie Trading
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