Agenda

Agenda

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Agenda at a Glance

07:45 - 08:55

WatersTechnology - Women in Technology and Data briefing

(Open to all attendees)

08:25 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 09:10

25 years of Waters!

Welcome remarks: Victor Anderson, Editor-in-Chief, WatersTechnology

09:10- 09:50

FORMAT:
PANEL
DISCUSSION

An industry of innovation: Addressing the need for change, the real use cases for AI and the tech strategy of tomorrow

Moderator: William Murphy, SMD, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Blackstone Innovations, BLACKSTONE GROUP
Victor Tewari, PMP, Senior Technology Officer, CM Institutional & Corp Banking Technology, BMO FINANCIAL GROUP
Julia Bardmesser, SVP, Head of Data, Architecture and Analytics, VOYA FINANCIAL
David Rukshin, CTO, WORLDQUANT

09:50 - 10:20

Presentation 

(Reserved)

10:20 - 11:05

Presentation – title to be announced

Senior Representative, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

11:05 - 11:30

Morning coffee and networking break 

Also...

Live demos and new product presentations

Head to the spotlight stage to hear about the latest new products, best existing products and how the vendor firms are innovating to stay ahead of the competition!

11.05 – 11.15 Spotlight stage demo #1

11.15 – 11.25 Spotlight stage demo #2

“Where can we really lend ourselves to analytical innovation?”

Location: WatersTechnology Main Stage

11:30 - 11:55

Thought leader survey findings

Host: Victor Anderson, Editor-in-Chief, WATERSTECHNOLOGY

Senior Representative, RIMES

11:55 - 12:25

FORMAT:
PANEL
DISCUSSION

Practical use cases for AI: Where can you really see results?

Moderator: Manan N. Rawal, US Model Risk Management, Innovation Lead - Global Risk Strategy, HSBC

Robert Huntsman, Senior Director of Strategy and Research - Emerging Technologies and Head of Data Science Practice, SYNECHRON

“Bringing the start-up mentality to the big bank culture”

Location: Hub 1

11:30 - 11:55

Thought leadership partner presentation

Maryse Gordon, Senior Business Development Manager – UnaVista, LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP

11:55 - 12:25

FORMAT:
PANEL
DISCUSSION

Committing to your tech: How should start-ups partner with us, how should we partner with them, and where are the opportunities for innovation?

Moderator: Sarah Biller, Founder, FINTECH SANDBOX

Barry Raskin, Managing Director, JORDAN AND JORDAN

Hosted Deep Dive Workshops

Each of these off the record learning sessions will be hosted by an industry expert or member of the Waters USA advisory board – you will receive a summary or discussion points in advance of the conference and should join a table relevant to your area of expertise to share ideas with the group and learn from other firms.

12:20 – 12:25: Transition to workshops

Location: WatersTechnology Main Stage

12:25 - 1:00

FORMAT:
WORKSHOPS

  1. Analytics and AI
    Host: Victor Tewari, PMP, Senior Technology Officer, CM Institutional & Corp Banking Technology, BMO FINANCIAL GROUP

  2. Alternative data sets
    Host: TBC

  3. Topic TBC
    Host: Reserved

  4. Cloud innovation
    Host: Senior Representative, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

  5. Market data costs, contracts and licensing
    Host: TBC

Location: Hub 1

12:25 - 1:00

FORMAT:
WORKSHOPS

  1. Start-up partnerships and the future of FinTech
    Host: Michael Radziemski, Partner, FORTIUM PARTNERS

  2. RegTech and cognitive compliance
    Host: Abel Picardi, Managing Director and Chief
    Compliance Officer, BANK OF CHINA

  3. Advances in market data – applying an innovative approach
    Host: Charles Dwyer, Former Director, Global Technology
    and Operations, DEUTSCHE ASSET AND WEALTH
    MANAGEMENT

  4. Culture, talent and diversity
    Host: TBC

  5. Data management: best practices
    Host: David N. Saul, Senior Vice President and Chief
    Scientist, STATE STREET

1.00 – 1.55

Lunch break, meetings and networking for all attendees

Location: Partner Hub

Start-up Showcase in partnership with AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)

The Waters USA Advisory Board and the Waters editorial team have shortlisted 4 innovative start-ups to pitch live against the clock in front of the audience. 

Hosted by: Senior Representative, AMAZON WEB
 

 

Location: Hub 1

Sponsor hosted private lunch

1:55 onwards: “A new era of technology innovation and analytics capabilities – the evolving industry wide shift”

“Thinking outside the data-box – it’s not “big” anymore, it’s huge!”

Location: WatersTechnology Main Stage

1:55 - 2:00

Host opening remarks

2:00 - 2:25

FORMAT:
PRESENTATION

Lessons from a data leader

2:25 - 3:00

FORMAT:
PANEL DISCUSSION

Alternative data sets and unstructured data

Moderator: Breman Thuraisingham, Executive Director at MORGAN STANLEY, and Adjunct Professor at BARUCH COLLEGE 
Miquel Noguer Alonso,  Executive Director, UBS & Adjunct Assistant Professor, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

3:00 - 3:25

FORMAT:
FIRESIDE CHAT

An interview on delving into the opportunities presented by cloud infrastructure

Host: Anthony Malakian, Editor-at-Large, WATERSTECHNOLOGY
Howard Bush, Principal, Banking & Capital Markets Lead, MICROSOFT

“Utilizing regulation as a driver for success!”

Location: Hub 1

1:55 - 2:00

Host opening remarks

2:00 - 2:25

FORMAT: PRESENTATION

Regulatory updates – what’s coming for 2019?

2:25 - 3:00

Global regulatory strategy and cognitive compliance solutions

Moderator: Sudhir Kaloth, Director - MIS / Regulatory & Compliance, OPPENHEIMER & CO. INC
Jonathan Carroll, MD, Enterprise Risk IT, Technology and Operations, BMO FINANCIAL GROUP (subject to final panel choice)
Raymond Hanson, MD, Global IT Program Lead for OTC Derivatives Regulatory Reform (Dodd Frank), CREDIT SUISSE (subject to final panel choice)
Abel Picardi, Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer, BANK OF CHINA
David N. Saul, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist, STATE STREET

3:00 - 3:25

FORMAT: PRESENTATION

RegTech showcase 

Hear from a leader in RegTech solutions

3.25 – 3.40

Pit-stop coffee break

3:40 - 3:45

Afternoon overview from Victor Anderson, Editor-In-Chief, WatersTechnology

3:45 - 4:15

FORMAT: KEYNOTE INTERVIEW

In conversation with…

Cathy Bessant, Group CIO, Bank of America is interviewed live on stage by Victor Anderson, Editor-in-Chief, WatersTechnology

4:15 - 4:45

FORMAT: PANEL DISCUSSION

How to lead your financial enterprise through its data journey while enabling digital transformation

Moderator: Anthony Vigilante, Managing Director, Head of Global Information Technology & Information Security, MACKAY SHIELDS
Ellen Gentile, Vice President, Data Quality Manager, SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING COOPERATION (subject to final panel choice)
William M. Cohee, Data Quality Manager, Chief Data Office, HSBC GLOBAL BANKING AND MARKETS (subject to final panel choice)
Koley Corte, SVP and Global Head of Business Transformation, ALLIANCE BERNSTEIN

4:50 - 5:25

Highlights of 2018: WatersTechnology Champagne Sessions

  1. Women in Technology and Data

  2. DLT

  3. Alternative data

  4. M&A

  5. Start-up revolution

  6. Data science

  7. AI

  8. Programming languages

  9. Talent, culture and change

5:30 - 6:45

25 years of WatersTechnology drinks reception and celebration

(Open to all attendees)

The invite only American Financial Technology Awards dinner and ceremony will follow the conference