Financial Markets Quality Conference 2016

Washington, DC

The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, in partnership with the Financial Times, is hosting its annual Financial Markets Quality conference on October 12, 2016. The event will be held in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, McDonough School of Business, on Georgetown University's campus.


8:00 - 8:50 am: Registration/Networking/Breakfast

8:50 - 9:00 am: 2016 Financial Markets Quality Introduction and Kick-Off

9:00 - 9:30 am: Keynote: Commissioner Michael Piwowar Fireside Chat

9:30 - 10:50 am: Market Structure - The Vision from the Exchanges

  • Chris Concannon, President and CEO, Bats Global Markets
  • Tom Farley, President, New York Stock Exchange
  • Tom Wittman, Executive Vice President, Nasdaq

10:50 - 11:00 am: Break

11:00 am - 12:15 pm: Innovation in Market Structure

  • Reggie Browne, Senior Managing Director, Cantor Fitzgerald
  • David LaValle, U.S. head of SPDR ETF Capital Markets, State Street Global Advisors
  • Cynthia Meyn, Executive Vice President, PIMCO
  • Eric Noll, President and CEO, Convergex Group
  • John Ramsay, Chief Market Policy Officer, IEX Group

12:15 - 1:15 pm: Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 pm: The Regulatory Policy Environment

  • Chris Brummer, Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center
  • Donald Langevoort, Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center
  • Steve Luparello, Director of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

2:30 – 3:30 pm: The Investor View on Market Structure

  • Andy Brooks, Vice President, T. Rowe Price
  • Dan Draper, Managing Director, Invesco PowerShares
  • Sapna Patel, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Ira Shapiro, Managing Director, BlackRock

3:30 – 3:45 pm: Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:15 pm: Keynote: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, ETFGI

"Opportunities and challenges in the global ETF eco-system"

4:15 – 4:20 pm: Closing Remarks

4:20 – 5:30 pm: Networking Reception

IMCA® has accepted Financial Markets Quality 2016 for 6 hours of CE credit towards the CIMA®, CIMC®, and CPWA® certifications.

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