World Federation of Exchanges to host 300 delegates at 2016 annual meeting

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has concluded plans to host 300 delegates at its  56th General Assembly & Annual Meeting scheduled for November 2-4,  2016, in Cartagena, Colombia.
 The event, hosted by Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC), will see more than 300 delegates gather for the WFE annual meeting, with a public programme of 16 key note speeches and panel sessions, in addition to member-only sessions for the Working Committee and Board.
  According to WFE, there are four key note speeches on day one of the conference: Mauricio Cárdenas, Minister of Finance & Public Credit, Colombia; Arunma Oteh, OON, Treasurer and Vice President of the World Bank; Kay Swinburne, MEP; and Robert Cox, Vice President of Financial Markets at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.  Panel sessions that day include discussions around Brexit, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and exchange consolidation.
  Day two includes key note speeches from Daniel Coleman, CEO, KCG, and Tajinder Singh, Deputy Secretary General, International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), along with panel sessions on CCP resilience & recovery, fixed income, volatility, and exchange linkage models.
  Nandini Sukumar, CEO, WFE, said: “We feel privileged to have such an impressive roster of speakers, moderators and panellists at the WFE annual meeting. The industry is gathering. We look forward to welcoming our members, affiliates and key industry stakeholders to debate the issues of the hour.”
 Juan Pablo Cordoba, CEO, BVC and Chairman, WFE, said: “We are delighted to host the 56th WFE General Assembly & Annual Meeting, the most important annual event in the diary for the global exchange and CCP community.  The meeting is the key forum for leaders of our industry to discuss the topics currently impacting the sector, and do business together. We are particularly excited to show our guests the opportunities available here in Colombia and across Latin America.”