FMQ 2020 Agenda

Each day FMQ 2020 will have a new set of speakers who will discuss different topics from the finance and policy industry.

12 to 12:15p.m.

Introduction of the Center for Financial Markets and Policy and the Financial Markets Quality Conference by Professor Reena Aggarwal

12:15 to 12:25p.m.

Welcome by President John J. DeGioia

12:25 to 12:30p.m.

Introduction of David Rubenstein by Dean Paul Almeida, dean and William R. Berkley Chair, Georgetown McDonough

12:30 to 1:15p.m.

David Rubenstein


Fireside Chat with David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-executive chairman, The Carlyle Group)
Moderated by: Professor Reena Aggarwal, professor of finance, Georgetown McDonough and director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy


1:15 to 1:30p.m.

Thank you

12 to 12:15p.m.

Welcome

12:15 to 12:20p.m.

Introduction of Henry Fernandez by John Wooters (C’75), managing director, GU Wall Street Alliance; and managing director, GU City Alliance (London)

12:20 to 12:50p.m.

Henry Fernandez


Fireside Chat with Henry Fernandez (B’79), chairman and chief executive officer, MSCI
Moderated by: John Jacobs


12:50 to 12:55p.m.

Introduction of Barbara Novick by Professor Turan Bali, Robert S. Parker Chair Professor of Business Administration and finance area coordinator, Georgetown McDonough

Barbara Novick

1 to 1:30p.m.

Fireside Chat with Barbara Novick, vice chairman and co-founder, BlackRock
Moderated by: John Jacobs


1:30 to 1:35p.m.

Introduction of Joe Amato by John Wooters (C’75), managing director, GU Wall Street Alliance; and managing director, GU City Alliance (London)

Joe Amato

1:35 to 2:05p.m.

Fireside Chat: Joe Amato (B’84), president and chief investment officer of equities, Neuberger Berman
Moderated by: Professor Rohan Williamson, vice provost for education, Georgetown University and professor of finance, Georgetown McDonough

2:05 to 2:10p.m.

Thank you

12 to 12:15p.m.

Welcome

12:15 to 12:20p.m.

Introduction of Waqas Samad by Leena Jube (MBA’21)

Waqas Samad

12:20 to 12:50p.m.

Fireside Chat with Waqas Samad, chief executive officer, FTSE Russell at London Stock Exchange Group
Moderated by: Patrick Steel (MBA’00), chief executive officer, POLITICO

12:50 to 12:55p.m.

Introduction to Markets in Motion Panel by Professor David McLean, William G. Droms Chair Professor of Finance and finance area coordinator, Georgetown McDonough

12:55 to 1:35p.m.

Panel: Markets in Motion
A chance to hear from the leading global exchanges as they discuss the issues facing them in 2020: from market volatility, the economy, Brexit, market structure, and COVID-19.

  • Moderated by: Professor Jim Angel, associate professor of finance, Georgetown McDonough
  • Tal Cohen, executive vice president and head of North American markets, Nasdaq
  • Chris Concannon, president and chief operating officer, MarketAxess

1:35 to 1:40p.m.

Introduction of Stacey Cunningham by Professor Sandeep Dahiya, Akkaway Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

Stacey Cunningham

1:40 to 2:10 p.m.

Fireside Chat with Stacey Cunningham, president, New York Stock Exchange
Moderated by: Robert Steers (B’75), chief executive officer, Cohen and Steers, and chairman, board of advisors, Georgetown McDonough

2:10 to 2:15p.m.

Thank you by Dean Paul Almeida

12 to 12:15p.m.

Welcome by Provost Robert Groves, provost, Georgetown University

12:15 to 12:20p.m.

Introduction of Fintech and the Transformation of Financial Services Panel by Dr. Karim El Solh, chief executive officer, Gulf Capital

12:20 to 1:05p.m.

Panel: Fintech and the Transformation of Financial Services
One of the leading drivers of change in financial services is fintech: both from a technology application standpoint as well as fintech organizations themselves. Fintech is transforming the front-end with the customer, the back-end with operations, and the middle with connectivity and networking.

  • Moderated by: Professor Alberto Rossi, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor of Finance and director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy
  • Majd Maksad, founder & chief executive officer, Status Money

1:05 to 1:10p.m.

Introduction to The Future of Digital Assets Panel by Christopher Matturri, fintech fellow

1:10 to 1:55p.m.

Panel: The Future of Digital Assets
This panel will discuss the future of digital assets including asset classes that will be converted from physical into digital, organized markets to trade digital assets, which sectors will digitize first, and what are the implications.

  • Moderated by: Professor Chris Brummer, Agnes N. Williams Research Professor; faculty director, Institute of International Economic Law; professor of law, Georgetown Law
  • Perianne Boring, founder and president, Chamber of Digital Commerce
  • Zoe Cruz, strategic advisor
  • Sarah Olsen (B’09), CIB, Blockchain, executive director, J.P. Morgan

1:55 to 2p.m.

Thank you

12 to 12:10p.m.

Welcome by John Jacobs

12:10 to 12:15p.m.

Introduction of Robert Cook by Professor Jennie Bai, associate professor, Georgetown University

Robert Cook

12:15 to 12:45p.m.

Fireside Chat: Robert Cook, president and CEO, FINRA
Moderated by: Guy Adami (B’86), director of Advisor Advocacy, Private Advisor Group, CNBC Fast Money

12:45 to 1p.m.

Introduction of the Regulatory and Policy Panel

Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw

1 to 1:40p.m.

Panel: Regulation and Policy
Hear from two SEC commissioners on regulation and policy.

Commissioner Elad Roisman

1:40 to 1:45p.m.

Introduction of the Post Election Discussion Panel by Professor David Walker

1:45 to 2:15p.m.

Panel: Post-Election and the Economy Discussion

  • Moderated by: Professor Nada Eissa, associate professor of public policy and economics, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
  • Jason Furman, professor of the practice of economic policy, Harvard Kennedy School and former 28th chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Obama Administration
  • Kevin Hassett, vice president and managing director, The Lindsey Group and 29th chairman of the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Trump Administration

2:15 to 2:20p.m.

Conference Closing Remarks