STANY Annual Capital Markets Conference and Dinner

Starts:March 30, 2017 at 7:00 AM
Ends: March 30, 2017 at 9:00 PM  
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Three Sixty
10 Debrosses Street
New York , NY 10013

Registration is now closed. There will be a limited number of tickets for the Conference & Dinner available for purchase at the door, but late fees will apply. 




Hosted by STANY Women in Finance 

Separate registration is required and space for the Breakfast is Limited. 

Two fire-side chats with Moderator: Dominic Chu, Markets Reporter, CNBC

7:30-8:00 STANY's 2017 Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Honoree: Adena Friedman, CEO, Nasdaq

8:15-9:00 Blythe Masters, CEO, Digital Asset Holdings

Space is limited. 50 Breakfast-only tickets are available at $125. Breakfast tickets are also available for the first 60 people who purchase a ticket to the Conference & Dinner AND reserve a spot at the Breakfast by adding a $0 breakfast ticket to your cart at check-out.  Once the breakfast is sold out, there will be absolutely no additional tickets made available. Breakfast-only tickets are transferable. Breakfast reserved with a Conference ticket is non-transferable. No exceptions will be made. If tickets sell out, we will start a waiting list. 


Disruption: Market Structure & Asset Allocation in the Age of FinTech and the New Administration 

Insightful panel discussions and thought-provoking topics will provide attendees with up-to date analysis of innovations in trading and the future outlook for the industry. Topics include ETFs, MiFID II, FinTech Disruptors, the impact of the election of Trump on capital markets and regulation, Reg A+, and much more. Distinguished practitioners, experts, and strategists will provide information and predictions that traders and market professionals need to maintain and improve their competitive edge in the current trading environment.

Neil Mitchell, Director of Morgan Stanley's Sports and Entertainment Practice, will lead a discussion based on the most watched ESPN 30 for 30 documentary- How and Why Athletes GO BROKE. Join us also to celebrate with the recipients of STANY's 4th Annual Honors and help us raise money for Taylor's Gift Foundation, 

  General Registration 9:00-9:30


Don't be Passive about ETF's 9:30-10:10

Moderator: Dani Burger, Reporter, Bloomberg News  

Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF and Mutual Fund Research, CFRA Research

David LaValle, US Head of SPDR ETF Capital Markets, State Street Global Advisors

William Stush, Managing Director, Flow Traders US Institutional Trading LLC

Seddik Meziani, PhD, Professor of Finance, Montclair State University


On the Exchange Front 10:10-10:50

Moderator: Richard Repetto, Principal, Sandler O'Neill + Partners

Michael Blaugrund, Head of Equities, NYSE

Bryan Harkins, EVP Head of US Markets, Bats Global Markets

Chuck Mack, Deputy Head of US Equities Trading, Nasdaq

John Ramsay, Chief Market Policy Officer, IEX Trading

  Networking and Refreshment Break 10:50-11:10

FinTech Disruptors 11:10-11:50

Moderator: Kyle Zasky, Founding Partner, Senahill Partners LLC

Ram Ahluwala, CEO, PeerIQ

Charles Cascarilla, CEO & Co-founder, Paxos

Gregory DePetris, Chief Strategy Officer, CODA Markets

Brandon Krieg, CEO, Stash Invest 


Reg A+ After the Offering 11:50-12:30

Moderator: Dan Zinn, Esq., General Counsel, OTC Markets Group

David Feldman, Esq., Partner, Duane Morris

Yoel Goldfeder, CEO, Vstock Transfer

Michael MacDonald, COO & CTO,

Jennifer Riegel,Esq., Special Counsel, Office of Small Business Policy, Office of Corporate Finance, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

  Networking Lunch 12:30-1:30


Market Structure: The Coming Changes to US Markets 1:30-2:10

Moderator: Joe Mecane, Managing Director, Global Head of Electronic Equities Product, Barclays

Jeff Dardarian, Head of Global Trading, BlueMountain Capital Markets

Curt Engler, Head of Equity Trading the Americas, JP Morgan Asset Management

Joanna Fields, Principal, Aplomb Strategies Inc. 

Benjamin Polidore, CFA, Head of Algorithmic Trading, ITC Inc. 

Joe Wald, CEO, Clearpool Group


Retail Genesis: Products, Regulation and Technology Shaping the Future 2:10-2:50

Moderator: Adam Inzirillo, Managing Director, Electronic Trading, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

James Boyle, Vice President, Charles Schwab 

Ron Hooey, Head of Sales Trading, BNY Mellon Capital Markets

Robert Verderese, Head of MDT-Cash Market Making, KCG


Networking and Refreshment Break 2:50-3:10


Washington Update: The First 68 Days and Beyond

Dave Franasiak, Principal, Williams & Jensen


MiFID II 3:50-4:40 

Moderator: Chris Tiscornia, CEO, Westminster Convergex

Tom Conigliaro, Managing Director, Brokerage and Research Services, IHS Markit 

Mark Helmsey, CEO, Bats Europe

Julie Hutchinson, Head of Solutions, North America, Colt Capital Markets at Colt Technology Services

  Keynote: Ron Suber, President, Prosper 4:40-5:10

4th Annual STANY Award for Lifetime Achievement/ Dedication to STANY 5:10-5:30

Bob Pisani, On-Air Stocks Editor, CNBC

Presented by Lisa Utasi, Director and Senior Trader, ClearBridge Investments


Cocktail Party & Buffet Dinner Casino & Raffle 5:30-9:00

Taylor's Gift Foundation 


Speakers as of 3/23/17- Additional Speakers may be added and speakers and schedule are subject to change


Outstanding Contribution to the Industry: Adena Friedman, CEO, Nasdaq

Lifetime Achievement and Dedication to STANY, Bob Pisani, On-Air Stock's Editor, CNBC


About Taylor's Gift Foundation: 

Taylor’s Gift Foundation was founded in 2010 with a mission to Regift Life, Renew Health and Restore Families.

Increasing official organ donor registries is just the beginning of Taylor's Gift's purpose. Current areas of focus include:

  • providing Legacy Gifts to financially assist those touched by organ donation
  • changing the conversation of organ donation to be a positive one about life and encouraging an “Outlive Yourself” spirit.
  • awarding Taylor’s Gift Scholarships to graduating seniors who demonstrate an above and beyond “Outlive Yourself” spirit
  • The Taylor’s Gift team hosts events, delivers speaking engagements and encourages grassroots fundraisers to further its mission, educating audiences about organ donation and the gift each of us has within.


STANY Members (dues must be current)

Non- buy-side $300
Buy-side $0

STANY Members (with 2017 dues payment) or People wishing to Join STANY (new members must complete an application after ticket purchase- contact with questions.)

Non- buy-side $475
Buy-side $175

Affiliate Members

Must be a current member of an STA Affiliate $500


Non-member, non- buy-side $550
Buy-side non-member $175

Breakfast Tickets (Space is limited)       

Breakfast ONLY $125
Breakfast with Conference & Dinner Ticket $0 

(If you add the Breakfast to a Conference and Dinner ticket, you may add the $0 breakfast, otherwise, you may not purchase a breakfast ticket for $0.) 

A $25 late fee will be added to all tickets after March 27th 











President's Breakfast Sponsor






Media Partners 

Sponsors as of 3/14/17


$300.00 STANY Member Ticket - Dues must be current
$325.00 after 04:00 pm March 27

$0.00 Buy-side Members- Dues must be current

$500.00 STA Affiliate Member
$525.00 after 04:00 pm March 27

$475.00 Ticket & Membership in STANY (new members must fill out an application- contact kimu@stany for details after ticket purchase)
$500.00 after 04:00 pm March 27

$550.00 Non-member (all except pre approved Buy-side Institutional Non-members)
$575.00 after 04:00 pm March 27

$175.00 Buy-side/Institutional Non-member (purchase subject to review by the STANY Board)
$200.00 after 04:00 pm March 27

$125.00 STANY WIF and President's Breakfast only ticket
$150.00 after 04:00 pm March 27




Hosted by STANY Women in Finance 

Confirmed Speakers:

STANY's 2017 Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Honoree: Adena Friedman, CEO, Nasdaq
Blythe Masters, CEO, Digital Assets


Space for STANY's President's Breakfast, hosted by STANY's Women in Finance is limited. 50 Breakfast Only tickets are available and can be pruchased as a seperate ticket.

Breakfast tickets are also available for the first 60 people who purchase a ticket to the Conference & Dinner and reserve a spot at the Breakfast. Please add a breakfast ticket to your basket at check out if you want to reserve a spot.

Once the breakfast is sold out, you can email to request to be placed on a wait list. Tickets will only be released from the wait list if someone cancels. Tickets are non-transferable.