SIFMA Annual Meeting

The Capital Markets Conference

Date

October 01 - October 02, 2018

Location

Washington, DC

Hosted by

SIFMA

Early Bird – Until 9/7/18

  • Member $1345
  • Non-Member $1750
  • Regulator $445

Overview

Each fall, SIFMA’s Annual Meeting gathers for candid one-on-one conversations and in-depth breakout sessions on the state of our capital markets. Register today to join us on October 1-2, 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC for expert insights and unparalleled networking with senior executives from SIFMA member firms and the foremost policy makers, regulators and financial market experts.

In-Depth Breakout Sessions

Mix and match sessions from three tracks to plan your personalized agenda:

      

Featured Speaker Preview

Charles R. Schwab, Chairman, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

SIFMA is pleased to announce our first featured speaker: SIFMA Chair Lisa Hunt will join Chuck Schwab, Chairman of The Charles Schwab Corporation, for a candid, one-on-one conversation on the state of the retail investor, our industry and the future of investing.

Program

3:00pm – 6:15pm

Registration Desk Hours

3:30pm – 4:45pm

The global regulatory response to the financial crisis has drastically transformed the world’s capital markets. Financial stability is enhanced but supervision is fragmented and calls for regulatory recognition and equivalence…

The global regulatory response to the financial crisis has drastically transformed the world’s capital markets. Financial stability is enhanced but supervision is fragmented and calls for regulatory recognition and equivalence abound on issues permeating everything from derivatives contracts to MiFID II. Can domestic regulators balance legitimate national interests with the G20’s commitment to a safe, open and competitive global marketplace?

In the past ten years, U.S. equity markets have grown increasingly complex. With more than a dozen exchanges and an array of off-exchange platforms, the options for stock order execution…

In the past ten years, U.S. equity markets have grown increasingly complex. With more than a dozen exchanges and an array of off-exchange platforms, the options for stock order execution have proliferated. Might changes to equity market structure - how and where stock trades are executed - help more companies go and stay public?

From AI to RPA, from blockchain to DLT, here’s how firms are taking proofs of concept from the lab and deploying them into the heart of their businesses.

From AI to RPA, from blockchain to DLT, here’s how firms are taking proofs of concept from the lab and deploying them into the heart of their businesses.

4:45pm – 5:00pm

Networking Break

5:00pm – 5:10pm

Welcome

5:10pm – 5:40pm

Featured Speaker

5:40pm – 6:10pm

Featured Speaker

6:10pm – 6:15pm

Closing Remarks

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Welcome Reception at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

7:30am – 5:00pm

Registration Desk Hours

7:30am – 8:30am

Breakfast

8:00am – 8:10am

Participants

Lisa Kidd Hunt, James R. Allen, Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.

Speakers

Lisa Kidd Hunt

Executive Vice President, Business Initiatives

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Lisa Kidd Hunt’s Biography

James R. Allen

Chairman & CEO

Hilliard Lyons

James R. Allen’s Biography

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.

President and CEO

SIFMA

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.’s Biography

8:10am – 8:40am

Featured Speaker

8:40am – 9:10am

Featured Speaker

9:10am – 9:30am

Featured Speaker or Panel

9:30am – 9:50am

Networking Break

9:50am – 11:00am

If you think Brexit is just about the relationship between the U.K. and the European Union, think again. Negotiations are at an important juncture with huge implications for the capital…

If you think Brexit is just about the relationship between the U.K. and the European Union, think again. Negotiations are at an important juncture with huge implications for the capital markets. With less than 180 days until the U.K. leaves the EU and just two years until the transition period ends in 2020, how will third party relationships - including those between the U.S. and the U.K. and E.U. - be transformed?

Transformational change in fixed income market structure is underway amidst a divergence in global central bank monetary policy and historically low volatility. Alongside an increased focus on regulation and transparency,…

Transformational change in fixed income market structure is underway amidst a divergence in global central bank monetary policy and historically low volatility. Alongside an increased focus on regulation and transparency, market-led investments in client connectivity, electronic trading and automation, clearing and settlement infrastructure, and data management are changing the ways we service clients, interact with counterparties and manage risk. Find out how this evolution impacts competitive positioning, liquidity and the vibrancy of our markets.

This is the discussion our industry, as a microcosm of society, needs to have: how can we promote diversity, inclusion and parity to shape the future of our workforce?

This is the discussion our industry, as a microcosm of society, needs to have: how can we promote diversity, inclusion and parity to shape the future of our workforce?

11:10am – 11:50am

On the state of the retail investor, our industry and the future of investing.

On the state of the retail investor, our industry and the future of investing.

Participants

Lisa Kidd Hunt, Charles R. Schwab

Moderator

Lisa Kidd Hunt

Executive Vice President, Business Initiatives

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Lisa Kidd Hunt’s Biography

Speaker

11:50am – 12:20pm

Networking Luncheon

12:20pm – 1:05pm

Featured Speaker

1:20pm – 2:35pm

Global regulators have called on the market to develop alternatives to LIBOR, the long-standing interbank lending rate, by implementing alternative risk-free rates (RFRs) supported by larger, observable markets. Don’t let…

Global regulators have called on the market to develop alternatives to LIBOR, the long-standing interbank lending rate, by implementing alternative risk-free rates (RFRs) supported by larger, observable markets. Don’t let the rug get pulled out from under you: analyze the key challenges in transitioning one of the most widely-embedded aspects of financial market contracts and practices, impacting loans, floating rate notes, derivatives and more.

As the face of the individual investor evolves, so too does the opportunity to create investment advice tailored to their diverse needs across a variety of life stages. How can…

As the face of the individual investor evolves, so too does the opportunity to create investment advice tailored to their diverse needs across a variety of life stages. How can private wealth managers and asset managers partner to create a new generation of customized investment solutions?

Personal financial data is an increasingly valuable asset in today’s global economy. Improving data quality to enhance the customer experience is critical to business success but protecting data from improper…

Personal financial data is an increasingly valuable asset in today’s global economy. Improving data quality to enhance the customer experience is critical to business success but protecting data from improper use is paramount. Find out best practices to collect, store and use data while also safeguarding it from internal and external threats in an evolving regulatory environment.

2:35pm – 2:55pm

Networking Break

2:55pm – 3:35pm

Featured Panel: Industry Analysts

3:35pm – 4:05pm

Featured Speaker

4:05pm – 4:50pm

Featured Panel: Buy Side Executives

4:50pm – 5:20pm

Featured Speaker

5:20pm – 5:30pm

Closing Remarks

Venue

Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC

1330 Maryland Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20024

Prominently placed along the Capital’s revitalized Southwest Waterfront, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC offers five-star luxury, refreshed guestrooms, and extensive facilities in a serene picturesque setting. Just a short walk from the Nation’s most cherished monuments, the hotel is also close to a number of exciting restaurants and attractions in the new District Wharf neighborhood.

Picture of venue

Hotel Accommodations

Rooms under SIFMA’s group rate are available for $385 plus tax, per night (deluxe accommodations). Group rates are available through September 6, 2018.

Related Resources

Media

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Media Registration: Contact Emily Reinus at 212.313.1339.

Press Policy: View SIFMA’s official press policy.

Terms and Conditions

Code of Conduct
SIFMA meetings and events are intended to educate and engage our members and industry participants in thoughtful conversations. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. SIFMA defines inappropriate behavior as any possible illegal conduct, verbal or physical abuse of any type, use of derogatory or discriminatory language, gestures or actions, unwanted invasions of privacy, any form of harassment, racism, sexism, or any other targeted comments which are intended to cause personal offense to another participant either in-person at the event or through social media channels, or the violation of any local, state, or federal laws or regulations.

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SIFMA will investigate any reported incidents swiftly and confidentially if possible. SIFMA, at our discretion, may act on any reports of inappropriate behavior, including but not limited to removing a participant from the meeting or event and/or bar that person from attending future SIFMA meetings or events. SIFMA shall not refund any money paid for such attendee to attend the meeting or event, or for any travel expenses incurred to attend.

Attendee Roster
For your name to be included in the Attendee Roster, your completed registration form and payment must be received no later than two weeks prior to the event. Registrations received after that time will not be included in the Roster.

Substitutions
Conference registration substitutions are welcome. Email [email protected] with the following information and we will confirm the change: original registrant’s full name, substitute registrant’s full name, mailing address, title, phone and email.

Cancellations
Refunds will granted for cancellations made three weeks prior to the start of the event. All cancellation requests are subject to a $100 processing fee and must be made in writing.