11th Annual European Government Bond Conference | afme

11th Annual European Government Bond Conference

08 Nov 2016 Sofitel Europe, Brussels

Agenda

Conference materials: 

  • Plenary Panel 1: Status and future of the ECB’s quantitative easing programme. Download the presentation here by Franck Motte, HSBC.
  • Plenary Panel 2: Impact of political uncertainty: What next for Europe’s capital markets? Download the presentation here by Giada Giani, Citi.
  • Plenary Panel 2: Impact of political uncertainty: What next for Europe’s capital markets? Download the presentation here by Vincenzo Scarpetta, Open Europe.
12:00

Registration and networking lunch

13:00

Opening remarks
Victoria Webster, Director, Fixed Income, AFME

13:05

Keynote address
Sylvie Goulard MEP (ALDE)
Moderator: Tanguy van de Werve, Managing Director, Advocacy, Brussels, AFME

13:45

Plenary Panel 1: Status and future of the ECB’s quantitative easing programme

Moderator: Michael Cartine, Senior European Government Bond Analyst, International Financing Review

Panellists:
Jeffrey Franks, Director and Senior Resident Representative to the European Union, International Monetary Fund
Jan Lundstrom, Managing Director, Head of Euro Rates Trading, Barclays
Franck Motte
Managing Director, Global Head of Euro Rates, HSBC
Torsti Silvonen
, Deputy Director General DG, Market Operations, European Central Bank

14:30

Networking break

15:00

Breakout roundtable discussions 1

A) What impact will MiFID II have on the market and is your business prepared? 
Roundtable Hosts:
Enrico Bruni, Managing Director, Head of Europe and Asia Business, Tradeweb
Zoeb Sachee, Managing Director, Head of Euro Government Bond and SSA Trading, Citi

 

B) CMU and EU regulation in post-Brexit Europe
Roundtable Hosts: 
Peter Grasmann, Head of Unit DG FISMA, European Commission
Tanguy van de Werve, Managing Director, Advocacy, Brussels, AFME

 

C) What challenges will regulation cause to the primary dealer model?
Roundtable Hosts:
Stefano Mazzocchi, Director, Advocacy and Deputy Head, Brussels, AFME
Stefan Nanu, General Director, Treasury and Public Debt Department, Ministry of Public Finance of Romania
Thomas Olofsson, Director and Head of Debt Management, Swedish National Debt Office

15:45

Breakout roundtable discussions 2

D) Improving liquidity in European capital markets
Roundtable Hosts: 
Pablo Portugal, Director, Advocacy, Brussels, AFME
András Réz, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Government Debt Management Agency, Hungary

 

E) Is pre-trade transparency good for financial market stability and liquidity?
Roundtable Hosts: 
Colum Graham, Head of Trading, National Treasury Management Agency, Ireland
Ruben Winnink, Head of Trading, APG Asset Management/APG Treasury Center


F) Adapting to a low - sometimes negative - yield environment
Roundtable Hosts: 
Bergljot Bjørnson Barkbu, Deputy Resident Representative to the European Union, International Monetary Fund
Asgeir Haugland, Head of Fixed Income Portfolio Positioning, Norges Bank Investment Management

16:30

Networking break

17:00

Plenary Panel 2: Impact of political uncertainty: What next for Europe’s capital markets?

Moderator: Francesco Guerrera, Associate Editor, Chief Financial Correspondent, POLITICO

Panellists:
Giada Giani, Senior European Economist, Citi
Anne Leclercq, Director Treasury and Capital Markets, Belgian Debt Agency
Vincenzo Scarpetta, Senior Policy Analyst, Open Europe

17:45

Plenary Panel 3: Evolution of the primary dealer model – how will government bonds be sold in the future?

Moderator: Francois-Xavier Boutillier, Head of Core EGB Trading, Crédit Agricole CIB

Panellists:
Pablo de Ramon-Laca, Head of Funding and Debt Management Department, Spanish Treasury
Regine Doornbos-Neyt, Head of Cash Management, Issuance and Trading, Dutch State Treasury Agency
Thomas Olofsson, Director and Head of Debt Management, Swedish National Debt Office
Sir Robert Stheeman, Chief Executive, UK Debt Management Office

18:30

Closing remarks
Victoria Webster, Director, Fixed Income, AFME

18:40

Networking drinks reception

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