It successfully took the pulse of trading architecture in capital.
Tom Donahoe, ex CRO, Central Funding, RBC

Attracting over 500 senior technology leaders, technology investment decision makers and C-level executives, Waters USA 2014 will address cutting-edge IT strategy developments and solutions that are driving innovation and enabling smart business decision making in leading financial institutions today.

Morning keynote speaker confirmed:

Mark Ashton-Rigby
Managing Director, Co-Chief Information Officer
Corporate & Investment Bank,
JPMorgan Chase



Registration is complimentary to delegates from investment banks, asset management firms, hedge funds, pension funds, family offices, private banks and investment management firms - SECURE YOUR PLACE TODAY


In 2014 the key drivers of the financial IT markets are the need for greater customer centricity, greater transparency in the markets, operational excellence and the use of data to make evidence-based decisions. This year's agenda will enable you to grow the profitability of your business and stay ahead of competition.

The 2014 agenda includes panel discussions on:

  • Costs, contracts and change - enhancing technology to exceed business goals
  • Managing risk in a high-speed trading environment
  • Aligning data and technology: implementing a successful data governance strategy to ensure quality and compliance
  • Are the markets rigged? The industry responds to Flash Boys
  • "Cloudifying" the business - addressing transition and adapting infrastructure
  • Market surveillance in the modern era - tools, technologies and trends to effectively monitor trading activity
  • The threat of infiltration - monitoring the issue of cyber security to protect customer data and manage reputational risk
  • Analytics in the new trading landscape
  • Adapting your EDM strategy to ease and adhere to a wave of regulation
  • The technology of tomorrow - setting the scene for 2015

Running for more than a decade as the largest forum for CIOs and CTOs across North America, Waters USA 2014 offers an unrivalled opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and innovative practitioners whilst networking with senior peers.

Testimonials from previous WatersTechnology events:

A well rounded event that always drives great collaboration and growth for technologists in the financial industry
Nathan Boylan
Head of IT Operations
Lord Abbett

A unique opportunity to network and engage with a broad range of finance professionals on key reference data needs impacting our industry
Thomas Dunlap
Managing Director
Goldman, Sachs & Co
The conference is a great place to interact with peers in the industry and exchange ideas, knowledge, and experience on market data support
Mark W Januszka
VP - Regional Head of Market Data
HSBC Securities (USA) Inc
The summit is a unmatchable tool to share opinions and views with buy-side peers
Valerio Gagliardi
Market Data Specialist - Senior Officer
Saxo Bank A/S
A well attended industry conference including all the major players in market data
Daniel Johnson
Head of Valuation
Wells Fargo Global Fund Services
A well hosted and organised gathering of market professionals

Rob Wathan
Head of Life Fund Accounting
BNP Paribas Securities Services


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