After the Bell Panel Discussion: Connectivity: A Discussion on the Latest Initiatives and Technology in Ultra-Low Latency Trading

A Discussion for Institutions, Traders, Hedge Funds and Others in the Financial & FinTech Markets

January 22, 2015 • Loyola University Water Tower Campus • Chicago

Join us for a thoughtful discussion on the latest issues, challenges and opportunities a trader faces in connectivity.  Reserve your place in Chicago for this After the Bell discussion and learn from our expert practitioner and solution provider panel as to what you need to know to optimize your current strategies or what new additions can help to achieve your goals.  


Held after trading hours, and following our successful NYC event, this panel is followed by a networking reception to continue the discussion with your industry colleagues.

                           Thursday, January 22, 2015 Event Schedule

4:45 pm

5:15 pm


Panel Discussion: Connectivity, Market Access and Technology

  • Opportunities with new connections,
    new markets and sourcing liquidity
  • Optimizing trading platforms
    and the debate of speed v. reliability
  • Regulatory changes and proposals
    and their impact on the market
  • Low latency market data and
    data compression; static data

  • Low latency trading and risk technology
  • Latest developments in middleware, lasers
    and microwave technology
  • Improving routes, data rates, bandwidth
    and ensuring scalability
  • How do you optimize your current network?
Panelists include:
  • Yuri Balasanov, Lecturer, The Stevanovich Center for Financial Mathematics & Program on Financial Mathematics, University of Chicago
  • James Nolte, SVP, Zayo
  • Larry Pitcher, Managing Partner, Quantitative Algorithms Capital Partners, LLC
  • Mehmet Yanilmaz, Partner, Myra Trading

Facilitated by Stacey Mankoff, Managing Principal, The Mankoff Company

6:15 pm - 7:15 pmNetworking Reception

Event Venue:
Loyola University Chicago - Water Tower Campus
Baumhart 407
26 E. Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611



Hedge Funds, Investors, Venture Capitalists, Proprietary Trading Desks, High Frequency Traders, FX, Options and Futures Traders; Commodity Trading Advisors; Portfolio Managers:

Broker/Dealers, Exchanges, Technology Firms, Clearing & Settlement Firms, Solution Providers, Law Firms, Consulting & Advisory Firms, Risk Managers:

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