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61st ACI World Congress, Singapore

Sands Expo & Convention Centre Level 3, Marina Bay Sands

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Breakout Sessions

Day 1

Thursday, 21 Sep 2023
8.00am – 2.00pm

LSEG FX Breakout Session:
Strengthening Singapore’s Status as a Leading FX Trading Hub –
Insights from LSEG FX and MAS

10:45am – 11:30am at Saraca Room

Join this breakout session with LSEG FX and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to learn about growth drivers to further strengthen Singapore’s leading position as an FX trading hub.

To register your attendance to this breakout session, please click on this link here.
*Registration is only for 61st ACI World Congress Delegates only

SPEAKERS

Mr Bart Joris

Head of FX Sell-Side Trading,
LSEG

Mr David Day

Group Head of Sales, APAC,
LSEG

Mr Benedict Tan

Managing Director,
Global Head of Trading,
OCBC Bank

Mr Leng Hoe Lon

Chairperson, ACIWC 2023 Organising Committee
and Global Head of FX Flow,
FX Forwards Trading and EFX,
Nomura Singapore

Mr Eugene Leong

Division Head,
Financial Products & Solutions Division, Financial Markets Development Department,
MAS

Mr James Pearson

Head of LCH ForexClear,
LSEG

Ms Soo Chin Tan

Head of Capital Markets FX Sales, APAC,
LSEG

About LSEG FX:
Your trusted FX solutions are now in one place, connecting you to the global FX market. Our new brand LSEG FX brings together market-leading FX capabilities at LSEG from pre-trade, at-trade and post-trade activities. Discover more about LSEG FX here.

This session is brought to you by:

ACI FMA Breakout Session:
Continuous Education through the ACI FMA ELAC Portal –
Proof of Adherence to Industry Codes

1.15pm – 2.00pm at Saraca Room

Please join us in this Session to see the features of the ELAC Portal and how it is an important tool that supports Market Participants (Individuals and Entities) from all sectors of the Industry, to demonstrate their continuous understanding and application of the good market practices advocated by Industry Codes, Guidelines and Standards.

To register your attendance to this breakout session, please click on this link here.
*Registration is only for 61st ACI World Congress Delegates only

SPEAKER

Mr Rui Correia

Executive Director,
Chair of Board of Education,
ACI Financial Markets Association

This session is brought to you by:

Day 2

Friday, 22 Sep 2023
10.30am – 11.30am
Conference E-Brochure

For the Conference e-brochure

Gala Brochure

For the Gala brochure

Bloomberg Breakout Sessions:
The Changing Face of Idea Generation & Execution

10:30am – 11.30am at Saraca Room

To register your attendance to this breakout session, please click on this link here.
*Registration is only for 61st ACI World Congress Delegates only

Breakout 1:
Uncovering market potential and alpha generation strategies

10:30am – 11.00am

Firms are increasingly looking for more systematic trading signals as alpha generation has become ever more competitive. Join us to explore how cutting-edge research tools amplify decision-making precision, empowering Bloomberg customers to uncover untapped market potential and enhance alpha generation strategies

SPEAKERS

Ms Connie Phoon

Quant Solution Sales (Asean + India)

Mr John Lagman

FX Core & FX Derivatives Workflow Specialist

Mr Yves Tran

Senior Quantitative Developer

Breakout 2:
Emerging FX trading technologies

11:00am – 11.30am

Automated Execution via trading platforms has been changing the face of execution the last decade. However, how will the voice/chat execution environment evolve? Come see the cutting edge NLP and IB Chat tools along with our trading platform tools, which Bloomberg will be deploying soon.

SPEAKERS

Mr Clinton Lee

APAC Head of Digital Strategy

Ms Joey Li

FX E-trading Solution Specialist

Mr Mark Teo

Head of APAC Automation Solutions

These sessions are brought to you by:

Mr Rui Correia

Executive Director,
Chair of Board of Education,

ACI Financial Markets Association

Rui Correia is Executive Director and Chair of Board of Education at ACI Financial Markets Association, a Certified Trainer in financial markets and holder of a Masters in Finance. Having started his career in 1989, Rui spent several years in trading, structuring and sales in relevant financial institutions in Lisbon, London and Madrid.

From 2014 onwards, he dedicated exclusive attention to educational topics with the aim to pass on his acquired knowledge to market participants, both on technical competences and on guidelines of good market practices.

With industry Codes, Guidelines and Standards as main topics, and considering the benefit of continuous education for efficient and ongoing adherence to them, Rui has delivered several presentations, organised workshops, training sessions and participated in debates on these topics. Rui was also a member of the Buy-Side Outreach Working Group of the Global FX Committee, that maintains the FX Global Code.

Ms Connie Phoon

Quant Solution Sales
(Asean + India)

Connie Phoon has been leading the sales effort for BQuant Enterprise – Bloomberg’s new cloud-based platform designed for quants and data scientists to analyze financial markets – for the last 3 years. Having been in the firm for the last 9 years, she has a developed a deep understanding of customers’ workflows across the financial services sector, allowing her to collaborate closely with them to harness technology’s transformative potential.

Mr John Lagman

FX Core & FX Derivatives Workflow Specialist

John Lagman is an FX Market Specialist for S.E. Asia specializing in FX Derivatives. He joined Bloomberg at the end of June 2014, and works with the Sales teams to provide solutions to address the complex needs of the clients. This is done via direct one-on-one training or seminars on FX and introducing and explaining how Bloomberg applications can help make clients’ workflows more efficient. He also provides feedback internally on applications to develop in order to assess the clients’ needs. John has 14+ years of experience as an FX Options Trader/Manager based in Singapore and was an FX Options Trainer for ACI Singapore and Malaysia. Previously, he also worked for 2+ years on the buyside as a FX/Rates/Credit Execution Trader & Strategist. He has a B.S. in Economics from Purdue University and a Masters in Economics from Brandeis University.

Automated Execution via trading platforms has been changing the face of execution the last decade. However, how will the voice/chat execution environment evolve? Come see the cutting edge NLP and IB Chat tools along with our trading platform tools, which Bloomberg will be deploying soon.

Mr Yves Tran

Senior Quantitative Developer

Yves Tran currently works as a Senior Quant developer covering the Singapore region where for the past five years, he helped the buy-side industry to generate investment ideas through quantitative solutions with the Bloomberg platform. He previously worked as rapid application developer in Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Bank in New York and Hong Kong, as well as a technical lead of SGCIB in-house order management system in Montreal. Yves has a Masters degree in Financial Engineering from the Ecole Superieure d’ingenieurs Leonard de Vinci.

Mr Clinton Lee

APAC Head of Digital Strategy

Clinton Lee runs Bloomberg’s Digital Strategy Division in APAC, a business that specialises in using AI and Machine Learning tools to automate and streamline the voice/chat sales and trading processes in the institutional markets. Clinton has 10+ years of experience in the Capital Markets and previously worked at Citi, Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners in their Credit/Rates and Ecommerce businesses.

Ms Joey Li

Buyside Electronic Trading Solutions Specialist

Joey has over 15 years of capital markets experience, specializing in e-FICC workflow solutions for buyside clients. She joined Bloomberg as a Buyside Electronic Trading Solutions specialist in September 2015, responsible for growing Bloomberg e-FICC franchise across FX, rates and credit to buyside clients including Corporate Treasury, Hedge Fund, Asset Managers, Private Banks and Government Agencies. She collaborates with terminal RMs, Products, and Technology team to maximize the usage of Bloomberg terminals and to enhance product capabilities in the electronic trading space. Before that, she spent 5 years with 360T, where she focused on expanding the franchise to Corporate Treasury clients, and 2 years with Citibank.

Mr Mark Teo

Head of APAC Automation Solutions

Mark Jin Shwen Teo, head of Bloomberg’s APAC automation solutions. Mark is well versed in the intricacies of the FX trading and hedging workflows from pre to post trade and how various systems can best integrate to achieve automated market analysis, trade execution, trade capture, position and risk management.

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