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Conference Programme

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 

Pre-conference educational event:  Exploring the Requirements for Establishing a Sustainable Exchange

Facilitator:              Roderick Gravelet-Blondin - Introduction to the training workshop
09:00 – 10:15

Session I:  Benefits of Commodity Exchanges

a)      To the Agricultural Sector

 Paul Meier, Honorary Member, AFM

b)      To the Financial Sector

 Johann Theron, Blue Alpha Investment Company
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break 

10:45 – 12:45

Session II:  Important Elements in Establishing a Sustainable Exchange

a)      Policy Environment

 Adam Gross, Bourse Africa

 Keith Mukami, Bourse Africa

b)      Ownership of the Exchange

 Eleni Gabre-Madhin, CEO, eleni LLC

c)      Rules and Regulation

Louis Cockeran, Legal Counsel, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa

d)      Product Development

 Clive Furness, Managing Director, Contango Markets
e)      Clearing and Guarantee Structures  Otto Naegeli, Principal, OEN Consulting
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch 

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14:00 – 15:45

Session III: Lessons Learned by Established Exchanges

a)      Role of Marketing and Education; Relationship with stakeholders
Mansoor Ali, Chief Business Officer, Pakistan Mercantile Exchange
b)      Importance of ensuring support from market participants for the exchange  Derek Mathews, Private Farmer, South Africa
c)      Sharing experience in extending the use and acceptance of option strategies around the world  Gary Delany of Options Industry Council

d)      Physical delivery in commodity markets

 Chris Sturgess, Director, Johannesburg Stock  Exchange
e)      Case Study of Malawi  Kristian Schach-Möller, ACE Africa, Malawi
15:45-16:15 Coffee break


16:15 – 16:45

Session IV: Recap of the key messages for the day, summarising the prerequisites for establishing an effective and sustainable exchange

18:00 AFM General Assembly
20:00 Opening Coctails in JSE Atrium

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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Day 1



08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Welcoming Remarks

 Alan van Griethuysen, President, AFM

 Károly Mátrai on behalf of AFM Chairman György Dudás

 Nicky Newton-King, CEO, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Incoming AFM Chairperson
09:15-09:30 Keynote address  Dr. Martyn Davies, CEO, Frontier Advisory Ltd.
09:30 – 10:45

Roundtable 1:  Interactive Panel Discussion on the South African Market

Moderator:  Godfrey Mutizwa, Chief Editor, CNBC Africa

 Nicky Newton-King, CEO, Johannesburg Stock Exchange

 Stephen Linnell, COO for Equities and Prime Services, Absa Capital

 Garth Mackenzie, Founder, Traders Corner

Dr. Martyn Davies, CEO, Frontier Advisory Ltd.

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break

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11:15 – 12:30

Roundtable 2: Understanding the Dynamics within the African Continent

Moderator:  Dr. Jendayi Frazer, Managing Partner, Africa Exchange Holdings Ltd.

 Kristian Schach-Möller, ACE Africa, Malawi

 Brian Tembo, Executive Director, ZAMACE Limited, Zambia

 Adam Gross, Director of Strategy, Bourse Africa Limited

 Peter Mwangi, CEO, Nairobi Securities Exchange

 Bharat Kulkarni, Director, Stalwart Management Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd., Malawi

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

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14:00 – 15:15

Roundtable 3: Ethics and Client Protection; Regional Integration of Regulatory Issues

Moderator:  Paul Meier, Honorary Member of AFM

 Brett Riley, CEO, Silocerts (Pty) Ltd

 Otto Naegeli, Principal, OEN Consulting

 Stella Kilonzo, Policy and Regulatory Advisor, Africa Exchange Holdings

Alan van Griethuysen, President of AFM, Board Member of the Dutch Financial Integrity Institute, Board Member of Association of Capital Amsterdam


 Yohannes Assefa, Managing Director, Stalwart Management Consulting, Ethiopia

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break 

15:45 – 17:00

Roundtable 4: IT in Developing Markets                                                                      

Moderator:  Paul Constantinou, Trayport Limited

 Louisjan Bonthuys, Securities Trading Technology, South Africa

 Michele Carlsson, Head of Business Development MEA, NASDAQ OMX

 Lalin Dias, VP Exchange Systems, MillenniumIT

Pasi Miettinen, Managing Director, SageMarkets

19:00 Conference Dinner

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Friday, March 1, 2013
Day 2


08:45 – 10:00

Roundtable 5: Product Development: Precious Metals, Single Stock Futures, Bonds, Currency Futures, Carbon, Energy? …

Moderator:  Clive Furness, Contango Markets

 Naikuan Huang, Senior Vice President, Taiwan Futures Exchange

 Graham Smale, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa

 Allan Thomson, CEO, Dreadnought Capital, South Africa

Terry Adembesa, Manager-Product Development, Nairobi Securities Exchange Ltd, Kenya

10:05 – 11:15

Roundtable 6: OTC in the Overall Market Structure

Moderator:  Stuart Turner, Bourse Consult LLP

 Michael Jesch, Partner, bankon Management Consulting GmbH

 Károly Mátrai, CEO, KELER CCP Ltd.

 Danny Corrigan, Advisor to CEO CME Europe, CME Group

 Stephen Linnell, COO for Equities and Prime Services, Absa Capital

Pasi Miettinen, Managing Director, SageMarkets

11:15 – 11:45 Coffee Break

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11:45 -13:00

Roundtable 7: Challenges for Exchanges Ahead – How Should Exchanges Position Themselves in the Next 10 Years

Moderator:  Siobhan Cleary, Director Strategy, Johannesburg Stock Exchange

 Frank Ammerlaan, Head of Sales and Client Coverage, NYSE Euronext

 Ege Adalioglu, Deputy Secretary General, FEAS, Turkey
 Danny Corrigan, Advisor to CEO CME Europe, CME Group

 Roderick Gravelet-Blondin, Honorary Member, AFM

 Chip Dempsey, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

13:00-14:00 Lunch

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15:00  Farewell Program: Mongena Game Lodge - bush safari closing with a traditional South African barbeque (braai)

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