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ISITC Europe Silver Anniversary AGM & Conference

ISITC Europe Leadership Group

Thursday, 26 January 2017 from 08:30 to 19:30 (GMT)

London, United Kingdom

The Shard from the Sky Garden

Event Details

ISITC Europe Annual General Meeting – 26th January October 2017

Silver Anniversary AGM & Conference

Theme: Digitisation, Regulation, Market Change and Efficiency – What next?


08:30-09:30 – Registration with tea & coffee

09:30-10:00 – Welcome and Introduction

Nigel D Solkhon, Citi and CEO ISITC Europe

10:00-10:30 – Keynote

         Dr Kay Swinburne, MEP Member of Economic and Monetary Affairs

10:30-11:00 – Coffee and Networking

11:00-11:40 – Super-convergence and cognitive technology – a new ecosystem which will challenge us all

Markus Ruetimann, Chief Executive – Global Advisory Practice, Hardy London Limited

11:40-12:30 – Industry Panel Debate

Led by Tony Freeman, Industry Relations at DTCC

  • Pinar Emirdag, Technologies & Market Structures and Ex LSE
  • David Williams, Partner, Banking & Capital Markets Advisory at Ernst & Young
  • Targ Patience, Director at Tesseract Consulting
  • Angus Fletcher, Director, Head of Market Advocacy, Global Transaction Bank at Deutsche Bank

12:30-13:00 – ISITC US update

                           Erica Choinski, VP at BBH and Chair Board of Directors at ISITC US

13:00-14:00 – Lunch and Networking

14:00-14:45 – Current state of Distributed Ledger Activity from the Suppliers – Discussion

                         Led by Antony Peyton, Deputy Editor at Banking Technology

  • Keith Bear, VP Financial Markets at IBM
  • Jason Nabi, Global Head of Business Development & Head of EMEA at Paxos
  • Gavin Wells, Head of Europe at Digital Asset

14:45-15:20 – Political and regulatory challenges Panel Debate

Led by Gary Wright, B.I.S.S Research

  • Dr Kay Swinburne, MEP Member of Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Mark Yeandle, Associate Director at Z/YEN
  • Paul Symons, Director Industry Relations at Euroclear
  • Gergely Polner, Head of Europe Public Affairs at Standard Chartered

15:20-15:45 – Coffee and Networking

15:45-16:30 – Leadership Panel Debate         

Led by Dr Hermann Rapp, Chair, ISITC Europe Academic Forum

  • Fiona Hamilton, Vice President Europe and Asia at Volante Technologies
  • Nigel D Solkhon, Citi and CEO ISITC Europe
  • Chris Smith, Head of Post Trade Services at Trax
  • Tony Freeman, Industry Relations at DTCC

16:30 -16:45 – ISITC Recognition Awards 2017 and Raffle draw* (iPhone 7)

16:45-17:00 – Closing remarks

                       Nigel D Solkhon, Citi and CEO ISITC Europe

17:00-19.00 – Drinks Reception

* To be eligible, the delegates will have to have completed their card with all vendors in the exhibition centre and also be present at the draw

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