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Institutional Equity Trading and Technology TradeTech 2008 22nd-25th April, 2008 - Paris, France
TradeTech is Europe’s leading industry forum dedicated to high-level discussion on the major challenges facing the equity trading market, with a particular focus on the rapid development of trading technology and constantly evolving market structure.

TradeTech 2008 will examine key issues such as the real impact of MiFID on the marketplace post implementation, the changing dynamics of the relationship between buy side and sell side and the new skill sets needed for today’s marketplace and the future of execution. It is the most important meeting of the equity trading community calendar year to ensure that you have the tools and knowledge to compete in today’s markets.

Topics to be covered at the event include:
  • The US Perspective: What Europe Can Learn From The US Marketplace
  • Accessing And Attracting Liquidity In A Post-MiFID Landscape
  • The Future Of The Buy And Sell Side – Where Is The Empowerment Of The Buy Side Leading?
  • The EMS/OMS Debate - Making The Right Choice For Your Trading Needs
  • 130/30 Funds - Marketing Hype Or The Next Big Alternative Offering?
  • Are You An Alpha Or A Beta Trader? Examining The Impact Of The Increasing Sophistication Of The Buy Side Trader
  • Market Data: Why It’s Top Of The Agenda And How You Can Ensure The Best Data At The Best Price
  • Debating The Market Impact Of Statistical Arbitrage Funds On The Trading Landscape
  • The Chartist View: Transforming Your Ability To Identify Trends In A Volatile Market
  • How Smart Is Smart Order Routing Technology? Is It Delivering On Its Promises?
  • Derivatives: How Can You Apply Equity Trading Systems And Are They Moving To The Mainstream?
  • Multi-Asset Class Trading: The Opportunities And Challenges For The Trading Desk
  • Algorithmic Trading – Latest Developments In The Quest For Alpha And Market Access
  • Exploiting Volatility As An Asset Class To Enhance Your Portfolio And Effectively Hedge Risk
  • Using Pre And Post Trade Cost Analysis (TCA) To Ensure Best Execution
  • Taking The Long View: Will Equity Markets Survive The Current Market Volatility? A View From Across The Value Chain
Jean-René Giraud, Director of Business Development at the EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre, will be chairman of the "Fragmentation and Liquidity" Focus Day on 22nd April, where he will make the opening address, and deliver a presentation on "Regulatory Impact: Industry Evolution Post-MiFID". He will also be moderating the following sessions at the Focus Day:
  • Interactive Voting Panel Discussion – "A Post-Mortem Of The Post-MiFID World"
  • Panel Discussion – "Defining Best Execution: Are We Building A Market Consensus?"
  • "Clearing And Settlement: The Importance Of Understanding And Quantifying Its Impact On The Trading Cycle In The Post-MiFID World".
He will also be speaking on the theme "Exchanges Vs. MTF’s: Six Months Post-MiFID, Where Are We In The Battle For Supremacy?" on 24th April.

Buy-side professionals can attend TradeTech Europe for free: Download buy-side complimentary pass.
Event Details
  When   Between 22/04/2008 08:00 AM and 25/04/2008 04:00 PM
Where   Le CNIT, Paris, France
Contact Details
  Name   Worldwide Business Research Ltd.
E-mail   tradetech@wbr.co.uk
Phone   +44 20 7368 9465
  Full programme
  Complimentary Buy-Side Pass