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About the event

Join us for AFME’s 19th Annual European Government Bond Conference on 13 November 2024 at BNP Fortis Auditorium, Brussels.

For nearly two decades AFME’s EU Bond conference has served as a key event for industry leaders to connect and engage in insightful debates. Bringing together over 120 professionals this event offers unparalleled opportunities for networking and dialogue. Designed with assistance from our members, the conference delves into the most pressing issues and trends impacting European Debt Management Offices (DMOs) and EGB markets.

Featuring specialist keynote presentations, expert panel discussions and interactive roundtables, the programme unites senior industry stakeholders from across Europe.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights, hear from industry experts, earn CPD hours and forge connections with your peers.

Early bird fees (expire Friday 20 September) :
AFME member: €499 + VAT
Non-member: €699 + VAT

Regular fees:
AFME member: €699 + VAT
Non-member: €969 + 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

Multi booking discounts can be applied at check out for group bookings.

Complimentary subject to verification:
• DMO: promo code DMO
• Regulator: promo code REGULATOR
• Investor: promo code INVESTOR
• Issuer: promo code ISSUER
• Press: promo code PRESS for in person attendance or VIRTUALPRESS to receive a live stream link (this link is only available to press)

Note: Promo codes are case sensitive

To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact Safiya Merrique at [email protected] or on +44 (0)20 3828 2674.



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 in 4 hours of dedicated networking
  • Hear from over 30 leading industry expert speakers
  • Join the debate in 6 hours of high-level content
  • Showcase solutions at the event exhibition space

Registration enquiries

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


Registration and networking open
Breakfast briefing
Available for sponsorship
Opening remarks
Victoria Webster,
Managing Director, Fixed Income, AFME
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Keynote address
Panel discussion: Sovereign Issuers Panel
  • Impact of foreign investment
  • Retail investor demand
  • Outlook on Green bond issuance
  • Digital bond issuance
  • Inflation-linked bonds – have levels and profile of demand changed in last 12 months?
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Networking break
Market impact of the changing profiles of Investors & Liquidity providers
Panel discussion
  • Emerging liquidity providers and their impact on the market
  • Impact on market volatility
  • Changes in buy-side interaction / behaviour with liquidity
  • providers
  • Primary Dealerships and the rise of ELPs
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Roundtable discussion : Are you ready for T+1? Challenges and implications
Available for sponsorship
  • What have we learnt from the US?
  • Current state of play in Europe – how much greater are the
  • challenges?
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Roundtable discussion B
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Roundtable discussion C
Available for sponsorship
Panel discussion: Use cases and impact of AI in Capital Markets
  • • Evolution of AI
  • • Opportunities and challenges of algorithm-driven liquidity
  • provision and the role of AI
  • • AI vs Generative AI
  • • Regulatory approach & governance
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Closing remarks
Networking lunch


Victoria Webster

Managing Director, Fixed Income, AFME