Agenda

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DAY 1 (Thursday, 17 November 2016)

Global and Regulatory Topics

Morning Session - Closed-Door Regulator Meetings (For 30-50 regulators by invitation only, closed to the media)

08:30-09:00 

Breakfast

09:00-09:45 

Meeting 1: Asia’s response to European and North American regulatory measures including in light of Brexit

09:45-10:30

Meeting 2: Developing hedging markets in Asia in light of the G20 reforms

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

10:45-11:30

Meeting 3: Sustainable infrastructure finance including project bonds

Morning Session - Closed-Door Asset Management Panels (For 30-50 asset management representatives by invitation only, closed to the media)

 

08:30-09:00 

Breakfast

09:00-09:45 

Panel 1: Online Fund Distribution

09:45-10:30

Panel 2: Pensions and Retirement 

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

10:45-11:30

Panel 3: Stewardship and Responsible Investment

Afternoon Session (For all conference participants, open to the media)

 

11:30-12:15

Delegate Check-in & Buffet Lunch

12:15-12:30

Welcome Remarks

12:30-13:00

Keynote 1 

13:00-13:30

Keynote 2 (and short interview on stage)

13:30-14:15

Panel 1: Global Regulators

14:15-14:45

Coffee Break

14:45-15:30

Panel 2: Asian Regulators and Exchanges

15:30-16:15

Panel 3: Asian CEOs

16:15-16:45

Interview on Stage 

16:45-17:00

Wrap Up for Day 1

Evening Session – ASIFMA 10th Anniversary Dinner Reception (For 100-140 people by invitation only, closed to the media)

 

18:00-18:45

Guest Check-in and Cocktail

19:00

Welcome Remarks and Dinner Starts

19:30-20:30

Global CEO Panel

21:30

Dinner Concludes

DAY 2 (Friday, 18 November 2016)

Global Markets Topics

 

08:30-09:00

Delegate Check-in (for all conference participants)

Morning Break-out Sessions - Stream A

 

09:00-09:45 

Panel A1: Brexit: Impact on Economic Growth in Asia

09:45-10:30

Panel A2: Accessing China’s Markets in the Current Economic Climate: Stock Connect, CIBM and Other Channels

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-11:45

Panel A3: India: One Step Forward, One Step Back?

11:45-12:30

Panel A4: ASEAN: Onwards to Further Integration?

12:30-13:15

Panel A5: Asian FICC Market Liquidity: Negative Interest Rates VS. Shrinking Bank Balance Sheets

13:15-14:15

Buffet Lunch

Morning Break-out Session - Stream B

 

9:00-09:45

Panel B1: Big Data: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robo Advisors

09:45-10:30

Panel B2: Cybersecurity, the Cloud and Privacy: the Way Forward

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-11:45

Panel B3: PFMI Standards and Recognition by EU and US of Asian CCPs: Resilience and Recovery and Resolution

11:45-12:30

Panel B4: Infrastructure Financing: What is the Role for the Private Sector in Asia?

12:30-13:15

Panel B5: Green Finance and Sustainable Investing: Flavor of the Month or a Game Changer?

13:15-14:15

Buffet Lunch

Afternoon Concurrent Roundtables (Closed to the media)

 

14:15-14:20

Welcome and Introduction of Concurrent Roundtables

*There are two consecutive sessions of 4 simultaneous roundtables, each representing a designated topic with at least two moderators leading the discussion. Delegates are able to join any table of their choosing.

14:20-15:00

Roundtable 1: Digital Currency: from Frontier of Bitcoin to Central Bank Endorsement

Roundtable 2: Tax Policy Impact on Capital Markets Development

Roundtable 3: Culture: Industry Codes of Conduct VS. Tougher Regulation and Tougher Regulators

Roundtable 4: Bank Booking Models: Headed Towards Regionalization  

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-16:10

Roundtable 5: Weighting Risk: Will the Standardized Approach Unfairly Punish Emerging Market Credit?

Roundtable 6: KYC: Regulators are Now Endorsing Utilities but is that the End to a Globalized Approach?

Roundtable 7: Exchanges: To Suspend or Not Suspend, is this Even a Question in a Volatile Market?

Roundtable 8: OTC Derivatives: Will Bilateral OTC Disappear and Clearing Be King? 

16:10-16:20

Closing Remarks

 

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