AFM's 10th Anniversary Conference


Conference Agenda

Sunday, March 11

12:00 Sightseeing Tour of Buenos Aires

20:00 Opening Cocktail

21:00 AFM's 10th Anniversary Dinner

Monday, March 12

08:00  Registration

09:00 – 09:30 Welcoming Remarks
Mr. Hamdi Bagci , Chairman, AFM Chairman
Mr. Ricardo Marra, Chairman, MATba

09:30 - 10:00 Official Launch of AFM’s 10 th Anniversary Publication

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:00 Keynote Address
Mr. Luis M. Corsiglia, Director, Banco Central of Argentina

11:00 – 12:15 Roundtable 1: Current Exchange Situation in Central and South America and Expectations for the Near Future
Moderator: Roderick Gravelet-Blondin, General Manager, JSE Limited
Panel members:
Mr. Ricardo Marra, Chairman, Mercado a Termino de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mr. Jorge Alegria, CEO MexDer, Mexican Derivatives Exchange, Mexico
Mr. Luis Ossola, Rosario Futures Exchange, Argentina
Mr. Diego Estevez, Executive Director, Mercado Abierto Electronico, Argentina
Ms. Leonela Santana-Boado, Coordinator, Commodity Exchanges, UNCTAD

12:15 – 13:45 Lunch

14:00 – 15:15 Roundtable 2: Can the Technological Leadership of Asian Exchanges be Exported to Emerging Markets?
Moderator: Mr. David Setters, Contango, UK
Panel members:
Mr. Kazuaki Takabatake, Patsystems
Mr. Lamon Rutten, Joint Managing Director, Multi Commodity Exchange of India
Mr. Richard Hoo, Senior Vice President, Taiwan Futures Exchange
Mr. Jonathan Butler, Deutsche Boerse Systems

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:00 Roundtable 3: Currencies - the Largest and One of the Oldest Markets - Largely Untouched by Emerging Derivatives Markets.Would they Offer Potential? If Yes - How Could Thisbe Tapped?If Not -Why Not?
Moderator: Mr. Paul Meier, Chairman, Swiss Futures and Options Association
Panel members:
Mr. Sergey Mayorov, Director, MICEX Russia 
Mr. Alan van Griethuysen, Executive Director, Euronext.liffe
Mr. Patrick Young, CEO, Derivatives Vision

17:00 Session Concludes

20:00 Conference Gala Dinner: Tango Show

Tuesday, March 13

09:30 – 10:45 Roundtable 5: Physical Delivery in Emerging Markets: Challenges and Risks
Moderator: Mr.Lamon Rutten, Joint Managing Director, Multi Commodity Exchange of India
Panel Members:
Mr. Chris Sturgess, Senior Manager, JSE Limited
Mr. Razvan Tudor, Romanian Commodities Exchange
Mr. Jahja Sudomo, Director, Jakarta Futures Exchange
Mr. Richard Jelinek, Director, CBOT
Mr. Mario Marincovich, Secretary of th Board, Matba

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 12:30 Roundtable 6: The Role of Brokers and Investment Banks in Developing Emerging Markets
Moderator: Simona Simon, Sales Manager, EUREX Frankfurt AG
Panel Members:
Mr. Nikolay Zhur, Director, International Projects Department, RTS Russian Stock Exchange
Mr. Adam Maciejewski, Member of the Management Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange
Mr. Michel Legler, DFL Financial Services, Switzerland
Mr. Hariharan Vaidyalingam, Executive Director, MCX India

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch 

14:30 – 16:00 Visit to Mercado a Termino de Buenos Aires (Visiting MATba’s soybean, sunflower seed and con pit. Trading is real time with CBOT’s)

16:15 – 17:00 Roundtable 7: Products: Are New Emerging Products Feasible for Emerging Exchanges (Weather Derivatives, Climate Exchanges)?
Moderator: Patrick L. Young,
Panel Members:
Mr. Chip Dempsey, The Clearing Corporation
Mr. Richard Hoo, Senior Vice President, Taiwan Futures Exchange
Mr. Bill Olsen, Sales Executive, Trayport Inc.
Mr. Richard Jelinek, Director, CBOT
Mr. Roderick Gravelet-Blondin, General Manager, JSE Limited

19:00 Closing Cocktail