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  • The Impact of the Financial Crisis: the Future Outlook of Financial Businesses and Role of Investment Banks
  • 2009 Japan's Conversion to Paperless - What Are the Next Steps?
  • Best Execution and SOR -In Quest of Liquidity with the Emerging Diversification of Executions Venues
  • Grid Computing Accelerates Finance Businesses!
  • Growing Altemative Execution Market and the Development of IT System
  • The Effect of XBRL on Strengthening Competitiveness in Financial Market


9:00〜9:30   Registration
Special Debate 1:

Special Debate 1: The Impact of the Financial Crisis: the Future Outlook of Financial businesses and the Role of Investment Banks

  Octavio Marenzi, Head of CELENT, CELENT
  Akiyoshi Oba, CEO, Mizuho Pension Institute
  Sadakazu Osaki, Chief Researcher, Nomura Research Institute

Special Debate 2:

2009 Japan’s Conversion to Paperless - What are the next steps? How do we use the upgraded Infrastucture for ROI and creation of Future business?

(Peter) Hisaya Ishida, General Manager, Global Securities Business Dept., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Co.

Hirotoshi Tsukamoto, General Manager, Business Development, Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd.
Satoshi Yoshida, General Manager, IT Dept., Daiwa Securities SMBC Co. Ltd.
Yoshiaki Tamura, General Manager, Business Planning Department, Japan Securities Depository Center Inc.

11:40〜12:50   Lunch Break
Workshops: Session A Workshops: Session B

FX Aggregation Being Deployed Can Leverage FX Opportunities More Efficiency.

Nobuyuki Hata, Senior Consultant
Progress Japan K.K.
The opportunities for aggregation function in FX have risen significantly, with spreads narrowing and fragmented market growing, for speedy access to multiple liquidity venues to find the right price and depth.
Many market participants are investigating how algorithmic trading platforms can leverage FX opportunities more effectively. We introduce it with some cases and references of pricing engine and order routing.

About the Application of a System Ing Financial of the Cloud Computing

Toshiyuki Matsushima, President
Fitech Laboratories, Inc.
In these years, with the introduction of various new financial services, and the numerous subsystems associated with the service functions, it is getting more and more difficult to manage the enterprise financial service systems consistently.
Using the cloud computing architecture that has evolved by combining the paradigms of grid computing, SOA, etc,, we discuss the way to manage the various service subsystems with an intelligent trading system as an example.

How Large Financial Firms Leverage Ethernet-based Extranets for Global Trading

Keao Caindec, Chief Marketing Officer
Reliance Globalcom
The flow of data traffic is critical for every global organization, but the network requirements for financial organizations have their own set of unique requirements. Financial institutions today rely on Ethernet-based Extranets for low-latency and high-performance access to global financial exchanges and trading platforms. Find out how financial institutions today increase daily trading volumes up to 40% by migrating to Ethernet.

Grid Computing for IT Resources Optimization-Technologies Overview and Introduction of Japan Grid Consortium

Junichi Shirasaka, Leader, Financial Service Working Group
Grid Consortium Japan (Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
We will examine some advanced cases with grid computing to optimize IT resources. To know grid computing deeper, you might be interested in our Grid Consortium Japan activities. Grid Consortium Japan aims grid computing to come into wide use in business area. We will show our lively financial service working group's recent discussion.
14:30〜14:50   Coffee Break

Next Generation Infrastructure Standards on Wall Street: The Power Behind CEP, Algo, Smart Order Routing & More

Bob Van Valzah, Director of Integration and Consulting
29West Inc.
29West, the leader in next generation infrastructure software serving the global financial markets will examine the many facets of the often hidden but highly critical function of messaging infrastructure, the underpinning of modern day trading operations. With algorithmic trading, DMA, Complex event processing and smart order routing becoming more and more a requirement to compete globally, this session will detail in the enabling power of messaging and data flow management.
Experts from 29West will present selected use cases on how messaging infrastructure is deployed and used in exchanges, FX, Equities and Order Routing environments. Key elements such as latency, throughput, efficiency, infrastructure cost control and resilience will be also discussed.

The Meaning of Mandating XBRL Reports and Hi-performance Analysis Platform for Large XBRL Data

Norimasa Nakata, Senior Architect
Hitachi, Ltd.
In Japan, FSA mandated listed companies to report their financial statements in XBRL format since this April 2008. Many countries are catching up Japan. As the basis, regulators do these activities for equal opportunity of investment information and cost down, and finally they try to lead investment money to stock markets in their own country. In this workshop, we will introduce these trends and Hitachi’s XBRL analysis solution with hi-performance platform for large XBRL data.

SOR (Smart Order Routing) & Fidessa Intelligent Liquidity Access - The Latest Market Situation in Europe and the Prospects for the Japanese Market

Phil Slavin, Head of Product Strategy, Fidessa
Hiroshi Matsubara, Marketing Director - Japan,
Fidessa kk
SOR (Smart Order Routing) technology has already penetrated into the US market and is now quickly expanding in Europe under the MiFID regulation. This workshop analyses the latest European market situation and the similarities with the observed fragmentation of liquidity in Japan. It introduces Fidessa's Intelligent Liquidity Access (ILA) strategy for efficient trading across multiple venues and discusses its relevance to the Japanese market where alternative executions venues are beginning to emerge.

Trading in 2009 in light of Real Time Technology of the US and Europe

Akira Togashi. Director, Marketing, Marketing Div.
Kazuya Okada, Manager, Sales Engineering Dept.
Sybase K.K.
In Japanese Capital Market, it has been said that trading speed will become
dramatically higher and transaction volume will drastically increase in number.
In the US and Europe, real time trading competition in one thousands has been already common.
Real Time technology hired in the US and Europe will provide you with clue for establishing competitive superiority in and after 2009.
This session will show you the clue!.
16:30〜16:50   Coffee Break
Panel Discussion:

Best Execution and SOR - In quest of liquidity with the emerging diversification of executions venues

Mr. Takashi Hiratsuka, Chief Trader, Asset Management Division, Resona Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Mr. Tomoatsu Yamamuro, Director,Head of Dealing, BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.
Mr. Tomohiko Hamada, Director, Head of Program Trading, Equity Execution, Credit Suisse Securities (Japan) Limited
Mr. Punit Mittal, Head of Excecution Products, GES, BNP Paribas Securities (Japan) Limited, Tokyo Branch

Mr. Hiroshi Matsubara, Co-chair, Japan FIX Committee /Marketing Director - Japan, Fidessa kk
  *Agenda and Speakers are subject to change.   *Lunch buffet will be served.


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