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Dec 12
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration and Coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chairman's Welcome
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Keynote Speech
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
Escaping the Silo: What greater collaboration within the industry could look like, and why custodians need to be on the front line
  • Hari Chaitanya - Head of Investor Services Product Management, Standard Bank
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
ESG & the role of the custodian

How can custodians support the integration of sustainability and ESG criteria within investment processes? What value could be added through analytics and bespoke reporting? If adoption becomes a requirement, how do we harmonise the different frameworks and metrics for these standards?

10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Morning networking break
11:00 - 11:45 45 mins
Next Gen Asset Servicing workshop part 1: The products (and clients) of tomorrow
  • Alexander Chekanov - Chief Architect, National Settlement Depository of Russia
11:45 - 12:45 60 mins
Next Gen Asset Servicing workshop part 2: Crypto, ETFs & Multi-Asset Roundtables

1. Crypto custodians: A new niche or a nightmare?

2. Passive is Massive: What do ETF providers want from their custodians?

3. The Multi-Asset Movement: How can we improve the offering?

12:45 - 14:00 75 mins
Lunch and networking break
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Cyber Security: Developing dynamic defences in an increasingly digital world
14:30 - 15:15 45 mins
The Securities Lending Panel
  • Moderator Bill Foley - Director, SecFinHub
  • Andrew Dyson - Chief Executive Officer, International Securities Lending Association (ISLA)
  • Matthew Chessum - Investment Manager, Liquidity Management, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • David Lewis - Senior Director, Securities Services, FIS
  • Simon Lee - Managing Director of Business Development, EMEA and APAC, eSecLending

Our expert panel share a topical discussion on the main themes of SL in 2018 and look ahead to 2019 and beyond

15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Afternoon Coffee & Networking Break
15:45 - 16:30 45 mins
Industry Innovation 2.0: Millennial Leaders’ Ideathon 2018 – Bringing securities services up to date
  • Alexandru Agachi - Co Founder, COO, Empiric Capital
  • Ewelina Sieradzka - Head of Capital Markets, 9Fin
  • Josef Wasinski - Co-Founder & Director, Unmortgage

Changes at investor level are having knock on effects which are being felt throughout the value chain. How can we unblock the structural barriers hindering the re-calibration of the industry towards real customer-based solutions?

Hear new ideas from leading millennial innovators and disruptors coming from all sectors of the industry. What can we learn from their different approach to product development and business?

16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
The rise of the new-collar worker: Finding the talent to enable growth

Technology isn’t the hard part. Finding and fostering the skills to enable transformation will present the biggest challenge, and the fight for talent is only going to get harder – how can you attract, develop and engage the right and best employees?

17:00 - 17:05 5 mins
Closing of Global Custody Forum 2018