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Thursday, 21 March

Time Sessions
8:30am Registration
Welcome Remarks

Edward Mangles, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, FIX Trading Community

Opening Keynote: Navigating India's Economic Landscape: Opportunities, Challenges, and the Road Ahead

Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar, Editor Emeritus, Economic Times
Sandeep V. Sabnani, Head of Equities Product Strategy and Growth (Big Bets), ION Markets

Advancements in Low Latency Trading and Quantitative Trading in India


  • Rohit Kumar Jha, Co-founder, ArthAlpha
  • Sharath Kumar R N, Co-founder & CEO, 5-Swans
  • Gaurik Shah, CFA, Fund Manager, Avendus Capital Alternate Strategies Private LLP


  • Pankaj Dhake, Electronic Sales Trader, CLSA
10:40am Coffee Break
Understanding Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): Global and Indian Regulatory Perspectives

Vikas Panwar, Country Business Manager - India, Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)

AI in Capital Markets and Trading: Advancements, Challenges, and Future Prospects

Kunal Nandwani, Cofounder and CEO, uTrade Solutions

Enhancing Operational Resilience of Trading Venues and Market Intermediaries

Guy Warren, CEO, ITRS

12:10pm Networking Lunch
Keynote Speech: Regulatory Priorities

Vishal Shukla, General Manager, Market Regulation Department, SEBI

Enhancing Market Operations and Navigating the India Market Structure Changes

Setting the Scene and Panelist:

  • Sriram Krishnan, Chief Business Development Officer, National Stock Exchange of India Limited


  • Uttam Bagri, Promoter Director, BCB Brokerage Private Limited
  • Sandeep V. Sabnani, Head of Equities Product Strategy and Growth (Big Bets), ION Markets


  • Edward Mangles, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, FIX Trading Community


An In-depth Look at ETF's Present Momentum and Upcoming Shifts


  • Hemen Bhatia, CEO, Angel One Asset Management Company Limited
  • Anil Ghelani, CFA, Head of Passive Investments & Products, DSP Mutual Fund
  • Koel Ghosh, Head, Strategic Initiatives, ETF Junction, and Chapter Lead India, WE - Women in ETFs


  • Shekhar More, Director – Electronic Sales Trading , Nuvama Wealth Management Limited
3:15pm Coffee Break
The Future of Settlement: Are We Ready for T+0?


  • Vaisshali Babu, Managing Director & CEO, BSE Clearing House – ICCL
  • Prasanna Jha, Director, Head of Custody, Citibank N.A. India
  • Rana Usman, Chief Operations Officer - C&S, NSE Clearing Ltd
Charting the Growth of the Derivative Markets in India


  • Sunil Ramrakhiani, Chief Business Officer - Equity, BSE
  • Harish Srivastava, Senior Executive Director and Head of Derivatives, Kotak
  • Manan Vaishnav, CAIA, Director & Co-Head, Societe Generale Securities India
Closing Trading Panel: Trading Mid and Small Cap – How to Improve Performance and Strategies to Mitigate the Challenges


  • Suryadeep Das, Director, Electronic Trading Services (ETS), Kotak Institutional Equities
  • Rajnish Kumar, EVP & Head Dealing , UTI AMC Ltd
  • Soniya More, Chief Manager – Investment, Kotak Life Insurance
  • Vishtaspa Rana, Head – Equity Trading, 3P Investment Managers


  • Abhishek D. Mohla, Managing Director, Equities, Agency Electronic Trading, Head of Electronic Product and Distribution, Global Markets, Equities, UBS
Closing Remarks

Pramod Koyothi, Co-chair of India Working Group, FIX Trading Community, and Executive Director, Global Banking & Markets – Equities, Goldman Sachs

Networking Cocktail
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