2016 TSX Equities Trading Conference

Join Equinix at Canada's premier trading conference for the Canadian investment community. Meet Equinix CFO, Keith Taylor, at this full day conference which highlights the most relevant topics in the Canadian Equities Market, followed by an after-party at The Ritz-Carlton's DEQ Terrace & Lounge.

Join Equinix at Canada's premier trading conference for the Canadian investment community. Meet Equinix CFO, Keith Taylor, at this full day conference which highlights the most relevant topics in the Canadian Equities Market.




8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM

Regulatory landscape: Update and discussion

The rate of regulatory and market structure change continues to accelerate, with topics such as Order Protection and best-execution, speedbumps, Maker-Taker, and marketplace thresholds widely discussed and debated. Panelists will review and discuss various regulatory and marketplace policies and proposals that are shaping market structure today and for the future.

9:15 AM

Welcome Remars & Market Open Ceremony

Nick Thadaney - President and CEO, Global Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group

9:45 AM

TMX Perspectives: The mutual fund industry is about to change.

10:00 AM

Achieving Best-Ex in a Complex Market Environment

Institutional dealers and buyside traders discuss how they approach best-ex in today's changing market landscape, and how current market and regulatory developments impact the way they interact with clients and the market.

10:45 AM

Morning Break

11:00 AM

Outside Looking In

How do international traders and compliance officers view Canadian market structure? What considerations must be taken when adjusting to Canada’s market structure and regulatory environment?

11:45 AM

TMX Perspectives: Update on outcomes of ETR initiatives

12:00 PM

Attendee Lunch

1:00 PM

Stream 1: Revisiting ETF Market Structure

With current trends like active management and smart beta at the forefront, this panel will discuss what might drive the next 5 years of growth, practical solutions for best execution, liquidity considerations and what differences we see between Canadian- and US-listed ETFs.

Stream 2: Big Data: Changing the Way we Trade

This panel will provide different perspectives on What Big Data Is and What It’s Not as well as how big data & analytics is changing the way the Buy Side trades by creating transparency, smarter algorithmic strategies, and compliance monitoring. 
Other topics to discuss include the rise of social media and big data in trading strategies, and key challenges addressed by disruptive big data technologies.

1:45 PM

TMX Perspectives : Revitalizing Canada's public Venture Markets

2:00 PM

Executive perspective: A view from industry leaders

Providing an Executive perspective, this panel of industry leaders will provide insights and perspectives on emerging trends, topics, and issues impacting Canadian Capital markets and the evolving role of Canadian dealers in today's dynamic Capital Markets environment.

2:45 PM

Afternoon break and Candy Bar

3:00 PM

Evolution of the trade desk

The trade desk of today looks much different than even just a few years ago. How are the needs of clients evolving and being served given the proliferation of multi-asset class trade desks and DMA models.

3:45 PM

TMX Perspectives : How market analytics can support better trading and investment decisions

4:00 PM

How well is Canada's market structure servicing the retail order

With consideration to inverted marketplaces, customer segmentation, best execution and foreign markets, this panel will discuss and provide insight into experiences with the retail client base and how these issues impact trading decisions.

4:45 PM

Closing Remarks by Lou Eccleston

Lou Eccleston – CEO, TMX Group

5:00 PM

Network and Cocktail Reception



Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) is the world's digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix operates a global interconnection platform of more than 200 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers in 63 metros across 26 countries.
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