2018 STANY Annual Conference & Reception


April 19, 2018
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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New York Stock Exchange
11 Wall Street
New York , NY 10005


The premier event on STANY's calendar, the 82nd Annual Markets Conference & Reception will feature thought provoking panels and speakers, opportunities to network and make meaningful business connections in the securities and financial services industry and a charity component. Join us for a full day of content kicked off by our Women in Finance supported breakfast and culminating in a party on the floor of the historic exchange. 

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Due to an over-whelming response, full-day and breakfast tickets for the 82nd Annual STANY Conference will only be sold through 1 p.m. April 17th. Party tickets will remain available through 1 p.m. April 18th.
The STANY Board would like to express our appreciation for the tremendous response to this year's event. We look forward to seeing all of you who have registered  and thank our generous sponsors who have made this event possible.


WIF Breakfast 7:30-9:00 a.m.

Commissioner Kara Stein, US Securities & Exchange Commission 
Fireside Chat with Thomas Farley, President, NYSE 
Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Industry
Sue Herera, CNBC Breaking News Anchor and "Nightly Business Report" Co-Anchor Fireside Chat with Dominic Chu, CNBC Markets Reporter
9:20-10:00 a.m.
Catalysts for Change in Fixed Income Market Structure and Market Making

Moderator, Kevin McPartland, Managing Director, Market Structure and Technology Research, Greenwich Associates

Ted Bragg, VP-Head of US Treasuries, Nasdaq

Dominic Holland, Head of Fixed Income Electronic Markets, BNY Mellon

Michael Noto, Managing Director – Markets Product and Platform – Electronic Market Structure, Barclays

Nicola White, Managing Director, Global COO FICC, Citadel Securities 

10:00-10:40 a.m.
Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Rina Singh, Phd, Co-founder and COO, Truechain

Matthew Comstock, Esq. Partner, Murphy & McGonigle 

Julian Jacobson, Co-Founder, President and COO, Fundamental Interactions Inc.

Ron Quaranta, Chairman, Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

David Weisberger, Co-founder and CEO, Coinroutes

11:00-11:40 a.m.
All Things Data- Big Data, AI, Machine Learning and more!

Moderator, Michael O'Hara, Global Account Director, ITRS

Khody Azmoon, Vice President, Electronic Trading, Cowen

Allison Bishop, Quantitative Researcher, IEX

Michael Friedman, Esq., General Counsel Chief Compliance Officer, Trillium

Conor Twomey, Managing Director North America, Kx

11:40-12:20 p.m. Keynote

Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets, Securities and Exchange Commission

12:20-12:40 p.m.
Washington Update

David Franasiak, Esq., Principal, Williams & Jensen

12:40-1:40- Lunch 

1:40-2:20 p.m.
Regulatory Panel

Moderator, Scott Schirick, Esq.,Litigation Partner, Pryor Cashman LLP

Mary Jeanette Dee, Esq. Partner, Sheppard Mullin

Hope Jarkowski, Co-head of Government Affairs, NYSE

Gene DeMaio, Senior Vice President, FINRA

John Malitzis, Chief Surveillance Officer & Deputy General Counsel, Citadel Securities

2:20-3:00 p.m.
Options Panel 

Moderator, J. Slade Winchester, Director, Citigroup Derivatives Markets, Inc.

David Dooman, Managing Director, Head of Business Development, Dash Financial 

Lon Parisi, Director, Global Equity Derivatives Strategy Group, Deutsche Bank

3:00-3:40 p.m.
Electronic Market Making and the New Liquidity Landscape

Moderator, Joseph Mecane, Head of Execution Services, Citadel Securities

Ana Avramovic, Director, Market Structure Strategy, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Tara Muller, Head of Off-Exchange Liquidity, Virtu Financial 

Joe Wald, CEO, Clearpool Group

Sam Yudelvoitch, Director, Electronic Equity Trading, IMC Financial Markets

3:40-4:00 p.m. Keynote

Josh Brown, CEO, Ritholtz Wealth Management

4:10-5:10 p.m.
Exchange Panel 

Moderator, Keith Casuccio, Managing Director, US Electronic Trading Sales, Goldman Sachs 

Michael Blaugrund, CFA, Head of Equities, NYSE

Tal Cohen, Senior Vice President, North American Equities, Nasdaq

R. Cromwell Coulson, President & CEO, OTC Markets Group 

Bryan Harkins, Executive Vice President, Head of US Markets & Global FX, Cboe Global Group

Kevin Sampson, President, Equity Trading, TMX Group
5:10-5:30 p.m.
Award for Lifetime Achievement and Dedication to STANY

R. Cromwell Coulson, President & CEO, OTC Markets Group 
Fireside chat with Bob Pisani, CNBC "On-air Stocks" Editor



R. Cromwell Coulson, President & CEO, OTC Markets Group

Award for Lifetime Achievement and Dedication to STANY 

Fireside Chat with Bob Pisani, "On-Air Stocks" Editor, CNBC

Sue Herera, CNBC Breaking News Anchor and "Nightly Business Report"Co-Anchor
Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Industry
Fireside Chat with Dominic Chu, CNBC Markets Reporter
Party on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 

Live Entertainment provided by Raw Sugar Band

Raffle for Cody Strong for a Cure


Cody Strong for a Cure is a registered 501 (c) (3) charitable organization founded by Bill Cody (Cboe) and his family after his son Will was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2016. Their mission is to support and improve the lives of children battling pediatric cancer and drive research for a cure.  All money raised by STANY will go to support children with cancer and their families, and fund pediatric cancer research.

For more information visit: https://codystrongforacure.com/



Member tickets are available for purchase by members in good standing. You may pay your 2018 STANY and STA dues with the purchase of a ticket and receive the member rate for the event.

Member in good standing                                                       $350
Ticket + 2018 dues                                                                   $525
Buy-side Member (Subject to Board Review)                        $0 


Member in good standing of an STA Affiliate                        $525
Affiliate Buy-side (Subject to Board Review)                        $0 (limited availability) 


If you wish to pay the member rate for the event ticket and join STANY and STA, you may also STANY now. For ticket and membership, select the ticket + 2018 dues option. Once your purchase has been completed, fill out a membership application and submit the application without payment.

Non-member                                                                            $550
Ticket + 2018 dues for new member                                      $525
Ticket + 2018 dues for new U30 member (age 30 & under) $475
Buy-side Non-member (Subject to Board Review)                $175
Government Regulator (e.g. SEC, FINRA, CFTC)                    $225


Ticket covers entry for the breakfast portion of the conference only. Admittance from 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Breakfast ONLY Ticket                                                            $125


Entry for the party on the follow of the Exchange only from 5:30-8:30 p.m. A limited number of party only tickets will be available for sale

Party ONLY                                                                               $300


















WIF Breakfast 


















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$525.00 Full Conference & Party Ticket + STANY 2018 Dues (New members must fill out an appilcation)
$625.00 after 09:00 pm April 16

$525.00 Full Conference & Party Ticket + STANY 2018 Dues (New members must fill out an appilcation)
$625.00 after 09:00 pm April 16