InvestOps USA 2020

November 16 - 18, 2020

Online

Day 1 - 16 November 2020

Time (ET)

5:35 am - 5:40 am Welcome Address: Lauran Allen, Editorial Director, InvestOps


5:45 am - 5:50 am Chair Opening Remarks


5:50 am - 6:20 am Opening Keynote Panel: Defining the next-generation of investment operations: How can you leverage new technologies and build strong partnerships to achieve an agile operating model that allows you to drive greater business impact?


Julia Streets, CEO at Streets Consulting

Julia Streets

CEO
Streets Consulting

Alain Mandy, COO at Wellington Management

Alain Mandy

COO
Wellington Management

Mike Tumilty, Global COO at Standard Life Aberdeen

Mike Tumilty

Global COO
Standard Life Aberdeen

Martha Fee, Chief Operating Officer at Northern Trust Asset Management

Martha Fee

Chief Operating Officer
Northern Trust Asset Management

6:20 am - 6:50 am Panel Discussion: In-house VS Outsourcing: How can you help to drive innovations from your outsourcing providers to stay ahead of the curve?


Marco Di Palma, Head of Commercial Operations at JP Morgan Asset Management

Marco Di Palma

Head of Commercial Operations
JP Morgan Asset Management

Darren Johnson, COO at Impax Asset Management

Darren Johnson

COO
Impax Asset Management

6:50 am - 7:10 am Refreshment and Networking Break


ADAPTING TO NEW REFORMS

7:10 am - 7:50 am Keynote Panel: Addressing your fiduciary duties: What new regulatory changes are expected to shape buy side investment operations in 2021 and how can the industry address the challenges in SFTR transaction, data and reporting to cost-efficiently adhere to the new guidelines?

  • Industry Collaboration: How important is it for the firms to collaborate and implement a strong uniform regulatory framework to follow?
  • How to overcome the challenges with LIBOR, SFTR, CSRD, and UMR in an era of revenue generation and client experience excellence?
  • What are the regulators requirements and how does this impact multi asset investments, derivatives and securities?
  • How can you leverage these changes and translate them into your operating models to gain operational excellence and generate alpha?
Michael H. Koegler, CEO at Market Alpha Advisors LLC

Michael H. Koegler

CEO
Market Alpha Advisors LLC

Jean Charles-Delcroix, Chief Compliance Officer UK, at Amundi Asset Management

Jean Charles-Delcroix

Chief Compliance Officer UK,
Amundi Asset Management

Darryl Cornelius, VP and Head of European Regulatory Projects at State Street Global Advisors

Darryl Cornelius

VP and Head of European Regulatory Projects
State Street Global Advisors

Susan Hudson, Head of Regulatory Management at UBS Asset Management

Susan Hudson

Head of Regulatory Management
UBS Asset Management

Kamala Anantharam, Chief Risk Officer and Head of Investment Operations at PineBridge Investments

Kamala Anantharam

Chief Risk Officer and Head of Investment Operations
PineBridge Investments

Harold Bimpong, Head of Securities Finance Operations at Aviva Investors

Harold Bimpong

Head of Securities Finance Operations
Aviva Investors

7:50 am - 8:20 am Fireside Chat: Thriving in a world without LIBOR: What are the 3 steps can you take to smoothly transition to alternative rates with minimal disruption to your operations?


Michael H. Koegler, CEO at Market Alpha Advisors LLC

Michael H. Koegler

CEO
Market Alpha Advisors LLC

Krzysztof Wierzchowski, Global Trade Services Director- Derivatives at Franklin Templeton Investments

Krzysztof Wierzchowski

Global Trade Services Director- Derivatives
Franklin Templeton Investments

Henry Raschen

Head of Regulatory Engagement
HSBC Global

8:20 am - 9:00 am CHATHAM HOUSE RULE - Panel Discussion: How can you best prepare for the final phase of UMR post the initial margin for all your non-cleared derivatives?


Guido Verkoeijen, Head of Cash & Collateral Management at APG Asset Management

Guido Verkoeijen

Head of Cash & Collateral Management
APG Asset Management

Audrey Blater, Senior Analyst at Aite Group

Audrey Blater

Senior Analyst
Aite Group

Uday Kiran Bolusani, VP Global Product & Clearing Services at Fidelity

Uday Kiran Bolusani

VP Global Product & Clearing Services
Fidelity

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Lunch Break and Interactive Sessions


ADAPTING YOUR FRONT-TO-BACK WORKFLOW POST COVID-19

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm Keynote Case Study:


3:10 pm - 3:50 pm Keynote Panel: What are the critical success factors for streamlining your front-back investment operations to survive and thrive in the new uncertain market landscape?

Louis Rosato, Director – Global Investment Operations – Industry Engagement & Strategy at BlackRock

Louis Rosato

Director – Global Investment Operations – Industry Engagement & Strategy
BlackRock

Uday Kiran Bolusani, VP Global Product & Clearing Services at Fidelity

Uday Kiran Bolusani

VP Global Product & Clearing Services
Fidelity

Cinda Whitten, Managing Director, Global Operations at Principal Global Investors

Cinda Whitten

Managing Director, Global Operations
Principal Global Investors

Hugh Burden, Commercial Director at AutoRek

Hugh Burden

Commercial Director
AutoRek

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Spotlight on Innovation: The future of asset management: How to re-think your operating model to thrive in the new marketplace

  • How a shift in the operating model can help asset managers drive efficiencies, adapt to change and position their investment operations for the future
  • Investing in Technology: How codifying the investment process, data science and behavioral analytics can help to maximize investment performance
  • Outsourcing – Exploring the “third wave” of outsourcing and how asset managers can adopt front office outsourcing models that allow them to focus on core alpha-generating functions
Marc Mallett, Director of Strategy Asset Servicing Americas at Northern Trust

Marc Mallett

Director of Strategy Asset Servicing Americas
Northern Trust


Dave Winter, Head of Investment Operations, Americas at Aberdeen Standard Investments

Dave Winter

Head of Investment Operations, Americas
Aberdeen Standard Investments

Thomas Shea, Global Head of Middle Office at Manulife Asset Management

Thomas Shea

Global Head of Middle Office
Manulife Asset Management

Jenny Tsouvalis, Senior VP of Operations at OMERS

Jenny Tsouvalis

Senior VP of Operations
OMERS

Sergio Capanna, Director of Product Management & Head of Asset Management at Calypso Technology

Sergio Capanna

Director of Product Management & Head of Asset Management
Calypso Technology

Hugh Burden, Commercial Director at AutoRek

Hugh Burden

Commercial Director
AutoRek

5:00 pm - 5:20 pm Refreshment and Networking Break


EMBRACING INNOVATIVE TECH

5:20 pm - 5:50 pm Keynote Case Study: How to Boost Revenue Growth and Improve Client Relationships Through Digital Client Engagement

  • The value of digital engagement in delivering a compelling CX
  • Why the right technology is key to enabling your success
  • The tools to help
  • The tech pitfalls to avoid
  • How to interpret the results in digital client engagement
  • Using behavioral analytics to identify client needs


Ian Reese

Product Manager, Client Communications
SimCorp

Sarah Prior

Global Client Communications Go-To-Market Strategist
SimCorp

5:50 pm - 6:30 pm Innovation Panel: Digitizing your client on-boarding and lifecycle management: How can you leverage AI, Machine learning and RPA to make your e client on boarding process much more seamless?


Charles Dwyer, Former Director, Global Technology and Operations at Deutsche Bank

Charles Dwyer

Former Director, Global Technology and Operations
Deutsche Bank

Rene Madden, Executive Director- Global Client Services at J.P Morgan Asset Management

Rene Madden

Executive Director- Global Client Services
J.P Morgan Asset Management

Thomas Shea, Global Head of Middle Office at Manulife Asset Management

Thomas Shea

Global Head of Middle Office
Manulife Asset Management


Charles Dwyer, Former Director, Global Technology and Operations at Deutsche Bank

Charles Dwyer

Former Director, Global Technology and Operations
Deutsche Bank

Shirley Eckes, Global Head of Operations at State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Shirley Eckes

Global Head of Operations
State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Dan Mossissa

Director of Strategic Architecture
Franklin Templeton Investments

George Bloom, Eastern Region Sales Director at MarkLogic

George Bloom

Eastern Region Sales Director
MarkLogic

7:10 pm - 7:10 pm End of Day 1