Events and Conferences

We take our role as a responsible industry leader seriously. Our executives and analysts speak frequently at industry events, helping to contribute to the ongoing development of the financial industry.  

Americas

Date Title Description Sponsored Location
Nov 04 2014
FIA Futures and Options Expo Big names. Hot topics. The FIA Expo Steering Committee assembles two full days of both thought provoking and practical sessions. Discuss industry trends, hear expert views on key issues, learn more about new products, systems and practices. yes Chicago, Illinois
Oct 16 2014
MFA Outlook As the leading association of the global hedge fund industry, MFA convenes prominent alternative investment professionals, significant institutinal investors, relevant policy makers and the foremost industry counterparties and service providers at Outlook, its hedge fund leadership conference, each fall in New York. yes New York, New York
Sep 29 2014
Sibos Sibos is an annual conference, exhibition and networking event organised by SWIFT for the financial industry. What started out as SWIFT's international banking operations seminar, has grown into a premier business forum for the global financial community to debate and collaborate in the areas of payments, securities, cash management and trade. yes Boston, Massachusetts
Jun 18 2014
MFA Forum Forum is MFA's flagship conference highlighting education on manged futures and macro strategies, June 18, Four Seasons Chicago. Forum 2014, created by industry leaders, will engage commodity trading advisors and macro managers with investment allocators for education, business development and networking. yes Chicago, Illinois
Jun 17 2014
Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards Managed Futures is one of fastest growing segments today, and interest in this industry continues to grow as investors look to diversify beyond traditional asset classes. There are many benefits that come from incorporating managed futures into portfolios. It is our goal to highlight these benefits, honor the top managers, and provide increased visibility into the Managed Futures space. yes Chicago, Illinois
Jun 12 2014
Profit and Loss Toronto The Proft and Loss Toronto conference will take place on Thursday, June 12 at the Fairmont Royal York. no Toronto
May 13 2014
SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference The SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference is committed to facilitating balanced discussions and debates on macro-economic trends, geo-political events and alternative investment opportunities within the context of a dynamic global economy. tbd Las Vegas, Nevada
May 07 2014
FIA Law and Compliance The FIA Law & Compliance Division holds a spring conference on the East Coast each year. Compliance officers, attorneys, and regulators consider issues affecting the legal and regulatory framework of the derivatives industry. no Baltimore, Maryland
May 07 2014
MFA Compliance The preeminent source for hedge funds to gain clarity on evolving regulations and how to implement compliance regimes in the U.S. and internationally. MFA's fourth annual Compliance event is designed to provide you with the critical education and clarity you need in order to comply with the breadth of the regulatory reforms impacting your business. yes New York, New York
May 06 2014
American Copper Council Spring Meeting The American Copper Council Spring 2014 Meeting will take place May 6-10, 2014 at the Westin La Paloma in Tucson, AZ. no Tucson, Arizona
May 04 2014
CFA Institute Annual Conference The risk, opportunities, and challenges facing the global investment profession are as complex as ever and investment professionals must remain current. If you attend only one investment conference each year, make sure it’s the CFA Institute Annual Conference. no Seattle, Washington
Apr 30 2014
CTA Expo New York CTA EXPO was established 2008 to help professional capital raisers and allocators identify futures trading talent and to promote investing in managed futures. CTAExpo New York is a one day conference, consisting of speakers and panels combined with concurrent schedules of presentations by individual traders and industry workshops. This year we have added a free preconference half day event, on April 29, for only traders who register for CTAExpo New York, that will provide an overview of the basics of marketing, product packaging and due diligence. This seminar will be in a boardroom setting and attendance will be limited. CTAExpo New York 2013 was our largest New York conference ever with 465 total registrations, including 74 CTA firms and over 190 registered as capital sources. no New York, New York
Apr 30 2014
Risk Derivatives Clearing This year's event will focus not only on the impact of the new regulations on the OTC derivatives market but also will look into recent developments in the markets of other centrally cleared and uncleared swaps. It will explore how to ensure efficient clearing practices and how to minimize the costs associated with clearing. yes New York, New York
Apr 09 2014
FX Invest North America The FX industry has been continually evolving over the past year and market participants have had to adapt to everything from changes in regulations to a global response to the US government shutdown. North America's buy-side community will gather early next year to evaluate the lessons they have learned during this tumultuous period and to share key strategies to carry the asset class forward. no Boston, Massachusetts
Mar 17 2014
CRU North American Aluminum Trends CRU is delighted to announce details of the 21st North American Aluminum Trends Conference on the 17-19 March at the Biltmore, Coral Gables. We are also delighted to announce that we will be co-locating with the Aluminum Extruders Council this year. Part of the agreement will result in an additional cocktail function on the 18th and a merged agenda on the 19th we hope that you benefit from the additional networking opportunities. yes Miami, Florida
Mar 17 2014
CBOE Risk Management Conference Now in its 30th year in the U.S., the annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) is the premiere financial industry conference designed for institutional users of equity derivatives and volatility products. yes Bonita Springs, Florida
Mar 11 2014
FIA International Futures Industry Conference The FIA International Futures Industry Conference enjoyed record attendance in 2013. Nearly 1,000 delegates attended sessions and social events, visited with exhibitors, held meetings and made announcements. And these aren't just any delegates--Boca gives you access to chief executives, presidents, chairmen, and global heads of listed derivatives and OTC clearing. An impressive list of speakers addressed the challenges of regulatory reform and made predictions about the future of markets. yes Boca Raton, Florida
Mar 11 2014
FIA/FOA International Derivatives Expo The FIA International Futures Industry Conference enjoyed record attendance in 2013. Nearly 1,000 delegates attended sessions and social events, visited with exhibitors, held meetings and made announcements. And these aren't just any delegates--Boca gives you access to chief executives, presidents, chairmen, and global heads of listed derivatives and OTC clearing. An impressive list of speakers addressed the challenges of regulatory reform and made predictions about the future of markets. yes Boca Raton, Florida
Feb 27 2014
CTA Intelligence US Services Awards Following on from the success of our US CTA Summit where we hosted 100 US based CTA managers, we have decided to launch our first US CTA Manager Performance Awards. Our inaugural US CTA Manager Performance Awards will be held on Thursday 27th February, at 583 Park Avenue in New York. These awards will recognise and reward those CTAs who have successfully outperformed their competitors over the last 12 months. yes New York, New York
Feb 25 2014
WSL Institutional Trading Awards Wall Street Letter's third annual Institutional Trading Awards will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 583 Park Avenue in New York. The WSL 2014 Institutional Trading Awards recognize excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry. yes New York, New York
Jan 29 2014
Beat the Streets Wrestling Charity Event An evening with Mike Novogratz presented by Beat the Streets Wrestling. Join fellow wrestlers for an evening of networking and wrestling history. yes New York, New York
Jan 29 2014
Algos in Futures Markets Following a short presentation our panel of experts, moderated by Matt Simon, Senior Analyst, TABB Group, will discuss: - Factors driving the use of automated trading strategies in derivatives markets - Rationale behind existing futures algorithms offered by FCMs and independents - Regulations, including opinions around the CFTC Concept Release on Automated Trading - The latest requirements from buy side futures traders to minimize execution costs - “Algos of the future” – spanning across geographies and asset classes no New York, New York
Jan 29 2014
Context Miami Summit The Miami Summit is an invitation-only networking conference that bring together top-tier managers and investors for focused meetings. yes Miami, Florida
Jan 27 2014
MFA Network Network 2014 is MFA's industry development and networking conference for alternative investment industry participants, institutional investors, private investors and asset allocators. Network 2014 features networking and business development opportunities, an educational agenda and an exhibit area presenting products and services that help asset managers maximize operational business and investment efficiencies. yes Miami, Florida
Jan 16 2014
Looming Bank Regulations Impact on Treasuries and Repos Discussion around: - The coal companies in the U.S. may be a beneficiary of the U.S. mid-term elections next year, while Brazil is poised to underperform ahead of their presidential elections. - Municipal bonds could suffer from the new regulation; GASB 68 that goes into effect this summer. - Puerto Rico bonds and its banks could be especially vulnerable as the unincorporated territory has the lowest funding of all municipalities. - Lastly, European banks, especially smaller Italian and Spanish banks, could be affected by the ECB Asset Quality Review. yes Webinar
Jan 12 2014
Platts Aluminum Symposium The Platts Aluminum Symposium gives you outstanding educational and networking value. yes Fort Lauderdale, Florida

EMEA

Date Title Description Sponsored Location
Oct 21 2014
London Metal Exchange Annual Dinner Every year in October, the global metals community gathers under one roof for our annual flagship events, the Metals Seminar and Annual Dinner. The seminar kick starts LME Week and covers all aspects of the ever-changing market including the global economy, market trends and issues facing the metal industry today and is a regular fixture at the LME. It always features high-profile speakers, interactive panel discussions as well as an exhibition suite, and has an international attendance of 400 to 500 which keeps growing. tbd London
Sep 23 2014
SFOA/FIA Burgenstock: The Global Forum for Derivatives Markets Sponsorship can be an effective tool for increasing your company's name recognition and enhancing your reputation in the derivatives industry. Sponsorship opportunities for SFOA/FIA/FIA Europe's Burgenstock conference will be available on a limited, first-come, first-served basis. yes Geneva
Jun 23 2014
ICBI FundForum International 240+ Speakers Include The World's Most Influential Funds Players. Your Annual Opportunity To Exchange Ideas With The Leading Asset Managers & Fund Selectors. yes Monaco
Jun 16 2014
Gaim To give you the optimal balance & to celebrate 20 years as Europe’s leading hedge fund event, Gaim as you know it has changed. There are now two central aims to the Gaim conference. Our first aim is collaboration and idea sharing between the key figures driving the hedge fund industry forward. yes Monaco
Jun 10 2014
FIA/FOA IDX International Derivatives Expo The Futures Industry Association and the Futures and Options Association are pleased to present the seventh International Derivatives Expo. Last year's event boasted more than 40 exhibits showcasing the latest in products and technology for the derivatives industry, plus 30 sessions with high profile speakers, information-packed workshops, and endless networking opportunities. yes London
Apr 29 2014
HedgeFund Intelligence EuroHedge Summit Held in Paris every Spring, the EuroHedge Summit is Europe's biggest hedge fund event which attracts the industry's elite from around the globe. The event offers incisive and topical content, addressing the overall outlook for the hedge fund industry and financial markets, as well as the opportunities, challenges and risks across a range of investment strategies. yes Paris
Apr 10 2014
Newedge and Global Markets Exchange Group Roundtable Breakfast At the breakfast we will be addressing and offering solutions to some of the most contentious and difficult issues surrounding the new regulatory environment for the OTC markets in general and Interest Rate Swap in particular. The breakfast will cover: - Regulatory Change to OTC Markets. Futurisation of IRS. Existing offering vs Innovative new products. - Margining and Balance Sheet optimisation. OTC vs Exchange Traded - Clearing and Margining offsets. - Technology opportunities to trade in the new environment. yes Paris
Apr 09 2014
FOW Trade Reporting Roundtable The introduction of the trade reporting mandate in February was beset by confusion as market participants felt unable to comply with a mandate that many believed was rushed into operation. However, two months on and best practice is emerging. This roundtable will review the early days of trade reporting, look to the next deadlines in the implementation of the mandate and ask what is best practice in trade reporting? no London
Apr 08 2014
TradeTech Europe TradeTech 2014 is the only must attend conference that brings together the entire equities universe from across Europe and the key emerging markets. no Paris
Mar 25 2014
FOW Trading Amsterdam FOW returns to Amsterdam on 25 March 2014 with an expanded event format to reflect the growing diversity of the marketplace and the evolution of the key stakeholders in the Dutch Market. We will retain our core focus on equity options but introduce new panel topics and a new section aimed at the local asset management community to broaden our appeal and deliver additional value to our clients. yes Amsterdam
Mar 06 2014
FIA Asia The Product Path FIA Asia is pleased to present our first futures seminar in Dubai on the 6th March 2014. Join some of the leading players in regional markets, as they discuss the developments in the Dubai market as well as the dynamic effects of changes in the global and regional exchange traded derivative industry. no Dubai
Jan 23 2014
HedgeFund Intelligence EuroHedge Awards The EuroHedge Awards celebrate fund excellence in the European hedge fund industry. The awards themselves are regarded as the most prestigious and accurate in the industry, and the hedge fund community turns out in force to enjoy this stylish occasion. Over 900 hedge fund managers, investors, and other industry professionals will come together to celebrate the achievements of the best performing funds of the previous year. yes London

APAC

Date Title Description Sponsored Location
Dec 03 2014
FIA Asia Derivatives Conference The FIA Asia Derivatives Conference is unique to similar events because of its high-quality delegates, program, and exhibitors. Five-hundred and fifty senior delegates from 22 countries and more than 150 firms attend this annual event. Executive-level and other senior managers comprise 76% of the delegate list, making FIA Asia the place to network in the Asia-Pacific region. yes Singapore
May 21 2014
11th Annual China Nickel Conference Informa International Mining and Metal Series' China Nickel conference is a regular meeting point for the global nickel and stainless steel industries doing business with China's dynamic market. Over 1000 delegates have attended China Nickel since its inception in 2004. The 11th annual China Nickel will again bring you the very latest in China's nickel and stainless steel market, providing you the perfect opportunity to network with your industry colleagues. no Shanghai
Apr 24 2014
London Metal Exchange Asia Week LME Week Asia was first held by HKEx in Hong Kong in June 2013, the Metal Seminar attracted over 500 senior executives representing more than 250 companies from all over the world. Industry leaders and key market players shared their insights and views on the future of the commodities industry in Asia, in particular, the growing influence of Mainland China. yes Hong Kong
Apr 02 2014
FOW Derivatives World Asia FOW Derivatives World Asia returns for its 21st year as the leading derivatives event in Asia now in its new home of Hong Kong. Join over 500 delegates to hear the latest thinking on the Chinese and Asian derivatives markets. This year, panels will look at everything from the new crude oil contract launch in China to what the CFTC's substituted compliance regime means for Asia. Day 1 will be a general Asia day with Day 2 focusing on the fast growing Chinese market. yes Hong Kong
Feb 13 2014
OSE and Bloomberg Aiming for Number 1 in Asia Join our guest panelists from Newedge, MAM, Virtu Financial, Ronin Capital, OSE/JPX, and Bloomberg as they provide their insights on JPX's role and how OSE/JPX will influence the global derivative market after the integration of TSE Derivatives onto OSE J-GATE this coming March 24th. no Singapore

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