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2016 September Workshop

AFM Workshop:

Embracing New Technology and Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities for Markets

Budapest, Hungary - September 30, 2016

 

The Association of Futures Markets invites its member and partner organisations for its thematic workshop organized on September 30, 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. The workshop focuses on new technologies and innovations and their possible impact on markets.

Registration:

The workshop is free of charge for AFM members. Registration fee for non-members is EUR 200. Please download registration form and forward to conference--.at.--afmorg.net

Location:

The Workshop takes place in Hotel Novotel Centrum Budapest.

(http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3560-novotel-budapest-centrum/index.shtml)

Hotel reservation form can be downloaded from here.

Draft Agenda

September 29

19:00               Dinner sponsored by KELER CCP in the New York Café of Hotel Boscolo

 

September 30

09:00               Welcoming Comments

  • Paul Constantinou, AFM
  • Richárd Végh, CEO, Budapest Stock Exchange
  • György Dudás, CEO, KELER

 

09:30               Framework Presentation: Using the Blockchain in trading - distributed, disintermediating, disruptive by Dr. Michael Merz, Ponton GmbH, Germany

 

10:00             Using the Blockchain in trading, implications on markets – Panel Discussion

 Moderator: Paul Constantinou, AFM

 Panelists:

  • Dr. Michael Merz, Ponton GmbH, Germany
  • Tamás Blummer, Chief Ledger Architect, Digital Asset, Hungary
  • Dániel Körmöczi, Deputy CEO, Budapest Stock Exchange
  • Chip Dempsey, US
  • Alastair McAlpine, Sales Executive, NASDAQ

11:15               Coffee break

 

11:45                European Securities and Markets Authority: Discussion paper on Distributed Ledger Technology Applied to Securities                Market -  view of the Federation of European Stock Exchanges by representative of FESE

 

12:15               Recent Developments and Trends in Using Blockchain in Collateral Management by Hossein Mohammadi, Chief Business Development Officer, Iran Mercantile Exchange

 

12:45               Lunch

 

14:15               Clearing: Latest Developments, Implications of Blockchain on Clearing, Can Blockchain Replace Clearing? – Panel Discussion

 Moderator: Hossein Mohammadi, Chief Business Development Officer, Iran Mercantile Exchange

 Panelists:

  • Dennis Mullany, CME Clearing Europe
  • Rafael Plata, Secretary General, European Association of CCP Clearing Houses
  • Clive Furness, Contango Markets
  • Peter Boehmwalder, NASDAQ Commodities, Austria

 15:15              Cybersecurity and the Impplications of New technology – Panel Discussion

 Moderator: Patrick Kenny, CQG, US

 Panelists:

  • Dale Spoljaric, Managng Director, Compliance Department, National Futures Association
  • Clive Furness, Contango Markets
  • Vladzímir Torchyk, Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange

 

 16:00              Wrap Up and Concluding Remarks