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About the event

AFME’s European Government Bond Virtual Conference continues to bring together the leading names in the industry to network and debate. The programme includes input from European DMOs, investors in sovereign bonds, primary dealers, fixed income traders and regulators on the latest issues influencing the European government bond markets.

Registration fees:
• AFME member: Complimentary
• Non-member: £149 + VAT

Multi-booking discount:
• 10% off when booking 3 or more delegates at the same time
• 20% off when booking 5 or more delegates at the same time

For group bookings, please email [email protected]

Complimentary subject to verification:
• DMO: promo code DMO
• Regulator: promo code REGULATOR
• Investor: promo code INVESTOR
• Issuer: promo code ISSUER
• Press: promo code PRESS

Note: Promo codes are case sensitive

How can your business be a part of AFME’s 16th Annual European Government Bond Virtual Conference?

As a partner you could:
Engage with 120+ European attendees across a day of high value content, videos and live Q&As
Interact with industry expert speakers
Participate in panels on key industry topics
Build useful connections with dedicated networking sessions
Gain visibility via our social media channels, website and bespoke promotional marketing to our database of 22,000 industry professionals
Showcase your solutions at the event exhibit space

Packages can be tailor-made to suit your company's aim and aspirations. To discuss particular opportunities, please contact Jillian Gable at [email protected] or on +44 (0)20 3828 2695.


Lead Partner
Associate Partner
Event Endorsers
Media Partners

Who attends?

  • Heads of European DMOs
  • European primary dealers
  • Sovereign bonds traders
  • Investors
  • Senior regulators and policymakers
  • Exchanges and venues
  • Technology firms
  • Industry solution providers

Why attend?

  • Meet DMOs, investors and primary dealers
  • Build contacts through streamlined networking
  • Hear from industry leading experts
  • Join the debate in 3 hours of high-level content
  • Showcase solutions in the platform's virtual booth

Registration enquiries

For registration enquiries, please contact Events on [email protected] for assistance.


Registration and networking open
Opening remarks
Keynote address
Panel discussion: A Sustainable Solution - An Analysis of the Sovereign Green Bond Market
  • Evolution of principles for obtaining a green label
  • Market segmentation and potential risks
  • ESG – social vs. green and their role in lifting us out of the crisis
  • Functionality of NGEU infrastructure
  • Challenges and developments in syndication of EGB’s
Jutta Frey-Hartenberger,
Fixed Income ETD Product Design, Eurex
Maria Cannata,
Chairwoman, MTS
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Networking break
Roundtable: Political Risks - Managing the Uncertainty
Held under the Chatham House Rule.
  • European integration
  • Upcoming and recent elections
  • Interest to trade and risk management
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Roundtable: Revisiting Regulation
Held under the Chatham House Rule.
  • MiFID II review
  • Pre-hedging
  • CSDR
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Panel discussion: Government Bonds in the Digital Age
  • Automation of workflows
  • Access to and cost of data
  • Impact of transparency in electronic markets
  • How will FinTechs reshape the market?
  • Central bank digital currencies
  • Government transparency in ensuring effective financial management
Fabrizio Testa,
CEO, MTS Spa and EuroMTS Ltd
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Networking break
Panel discussion: The Road to Economic Recovery
  • Significant monetary policies for exiting the pandemic
  • The outlook for tapering
  • Global interest rates
  • What role will bonds play in the fiscal response?
Kim Sang Liu,
Senior Portfolio Manager Treasuries and Inflation Linked Debt, APG Asset Management
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Closing remarks
Networking session
End of conference

Other Speakers

Cristina Maria Nunes da Veiga Casalinho

CEO, Portuguese Treasury and Debt Management Agency - IGCP

Fabrizio Testa

CEO, MTS Spa and EuroMTS Ltd

Jutta Frey-Hartenberger

Fixed Income ETD Product Design, Eurex

Kim Sang Liu

Senior Portfolio Manager Treasuries and Inflation Linked Debt, APG Asset Management

Maria Cannata

Chairwoman, MTS

Rodérick Joniaux

Director, European Governments Product Manager, Tradeweb