Trade Tech Invest Ops 2017 (past event)

March 21-March 22, 2017

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, Tampa FL

(001) 416-597-4753

Day 2 - Wednesday 22nd March 2017

08:00 AM - 08:15 AM Women in Investment Operations Breakfast - How can the investment operations industry better attract, develop and retain top female talent?

Tiffany Fleming, VP, Derivatives Operations, Prudential Investment Management

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Tiffany Fleming

VP, Derivatives Operations
Prudential Investment Management

Networking Breakfast

08:15 AM - 08:50 AM Conference Registration & Networking Breakfast

Women's breakfast

08:15 AM - 08:50 AM Continues

Opening Remarks

08:50 AM - 09:00 AM Chairpersons’ Opening Remarks

Jon Ambos, Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor, .

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Jon Ambos

Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor
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Women's breakfast

08:50 AM - 09:00 AM Continues

09:00 AM - 09:20 AM Industry Perspective: InvestOps 2020: Achieving Middle and Back Office Hyper-Automation while Reducing operational Costs and Risk

Jeremy Hurwitz, President, InvestTech Systems Consulting

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Jeremy Hurwitz

President
InvestTech Systems Consulting

Adding Value To The Bottom Line

09:20 AM - 10:00 AM All Star Panel: Building a data warehouse that delivers significant ROI: How to develop an enterprise-wide strategy that efficiently receives, consumes and distributes data

Jon Ambos, Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor, . Douglas Faraone, Director - Investment Operations, Franklin Templeton Investments Scott Knous, Managing Director, Data Management Lead, Olmstead Associates James B. Boyko, Director, CEIC Data

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Jon Ambos

Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor
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Douglas Faraone

Director - Investment Operations
Franklin Templeton Investments
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Scott Knous

Managing Director, Data Management Lead
Olmstead Associates

James B. Boyko

Director
CEIC Data

10:00 AM - 10:25 AM Fireside Chat: Guaranteeing data integrity in pricing procedures: How can you build robust controls that can validate and confirm price accuracy?

Edward Addvensky, Senior Director, Americas Sales, ICE Data Services April Wilcox, Director of Investment Operations, CalSTRS

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April Wilcox

Director of Investment Operations
CalSTRS
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Edward Addvensky

Senior Director, Americas Sales
ICE Data Services
  • What impact will increase M&A activity have on trading volumes and workflows? What will be required in terms of operational infrastructure?

  • How will clients change their criteria for investment advisor selection? How can operations be optimized to create a more attractive model to new clients?

  • Active vs. Passive funds: How can active funds compete in a low-cost, low-touch environment and what will be the implications for operations?

  • How will changing technology, a shift in global wealth, and risk management disrupt the investment management industry over the next three to five years? Are asset managers becoming more like sell side institutions?


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Stephen Gouthro

Head of Investment Operations
Putnam Investments
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Sonia Maloney

COO
Norrep Capital Management
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Jon Ambos

Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor
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Jeff Zoller

Former Buy Side Head of Strategy, Risk and Compliance
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Herve de Laforcade

Buyside Solution Manager
Calypso Technology

10:05 AM - 11:45 AM Morning Break

Maximizing Operational Efficiency

11:45 AM - 12:05 PM Industry Perspective Investing in the right people, processes and technology: How to best allocate and manage resources in your department to best support business needs

Jeffrey Leschen, Director of Operations, Bramshill Investments

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Jeffrey Leschen

Director of Operations
Bramshill Investments

12:05 PM - 12:50 PM Fire-Side Chat Revolution: Eliminating the risk of human error at the earliest opportunity: How can you minimize and rectify mistakes in an environment characterized by speed, increasing volumes and unpredictable volatility?

Tom Phipps, Principal – Practice Lead, Operational Strategy, Cutter Associates Uday Kiran Bolusani, VP Global Product & Clearing Services, Fidelity Christoph Kuehne, Partner, Director Investment Operations, Lord Abbett
  • A front or middle office concern? How to ensure accurate affirmation and confirmation as it increasingly occurs immediately after execution

  • Minimizing operational risk when closing the books: How to secure a bird’s eye view of all trades across every PM

  • How to build robust controls that will quickly identify and rectify errors in both high and low touch trading

  • Pinpointing areas of concern: How to bolster the control framework to overcome issues surrounding risky, manual and complex processes


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Uday Kiran Bolusani

VP Global Product & Clearing Services
Fidelity
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Christoph Kuehne

Partner, Director Investment Operations
Lord Abbett
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Tom Phipps

Principal – Practice Lead, Operational Strategy
Cutter Associates

New Frontiers in Technical Integration

12:50 PM - 1:10 PM Case Study Revolution: Industry collaboration and leveraging standards. Buy Side case study of the adoption of FIX to automate post-trade communication

Scott Atwell, Manager FIX Trading and Connectivity, American Century Investments
  • FIX Buy Side working group focused on post-trade
  • Group of buy side firms jointly designed and adopted a consistent use of FIX 4.4 for Confirm/Affirm flow
  • Ability to leverage and extend existing FIX connectivity in place for orderflow
  • Success and benefits achieved

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Scott Atwell

Manager FIX Trading and Connectivity
American Century Investments

The Future Of Investment Operations

1:10 PM - 1:40 PM Crystal Ball Session: Investment Operations in 2027- What does the future hold in the next decade- assessing the potential implications on your people, process and technology requirements

Jon Ambos, Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor, . Cihan Kasikara, Vice President, Global Trade Services, Franklin Templeton Jenny Tsouvalis, Senior VP and COO, OMERS Jeff Zoller, Former Buy Side Head of Strategy, Risk and Compliance, . Stephen Alepa, CEO, Olmstead Associates

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Cihan Kasikara

Vice President, Global Trade Services
Franklin Templeton
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Jenny Tsouvalis

Senior VP and COO
OMERS
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Jon Ambos

Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor
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Jeff Zoller

Former Buy Side Head of Strategy, Risk and Compliance
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Stephen Alepa

CEO
Olmstead Associates

1:40 PM - 1:45 PM Chairperson's Closing Remarks

Jon Ambos, Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor, .

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Jon Ambos

Buy Side Operational Leader and Advisor
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1:45 PM - 3:00 PM Lunch and Afternoon Networking

3:00 PM - 11:59 PM End of Conference