NIBA Chicago Conference 2018


September 10, 2018

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CME Group Inc.

20 S. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60606

NIBA Fall 2018 Conference “Developing Business in a Regulated Environment”

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NIBAs Annual Membership Meeting to be hosted at CME Group Inc.  The 2018 event will have an underlying theme focusing on Business Development.  Each session will tie into developing business in a regulated environment for the IB and CTA.  Cocktail networking reception immediately following the day’s event.

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NIBA Chicago Conference 2018 Agenda

Session TimeSession Description
8:30amRegistration Opens
9:00amOpening Remarks - NIBA
9:05amCompliance Session - What's on your Mind? Audience driven topics get to the bottom of what you really want to know
Matthew Kluckenek, Baker McKenzie
Susan Osmanski, Turnkey Trading Partners
Dale Spoljaric, NFA
Erin Middleton, CME Market Reg Outreach
9:55amNew Tools you can use to Grow your Business
Relationship Based Trading
Chris Abraham, Geneva Trading
Brian Fletcher, RiceDairy
Educational Initiatives geared towards IB/CTA
Michelle Petersen, CME Group
FIA Industry Tools
Darwin Regehr, FIA
10:40amMorning Coffee Break & GCC Tour
11:10am IB & CTA Marketing
Skip Shean, 16Wells
12:00pmLunch - Trade Wars & Trade Agreements
Alison Coughlin, CME Group
1:00pmGaining edge through the use of Quants
Joe Signorelli, RCM
University of Chicago
DePaul University
Illinois Tech
2:00pmGrowing your Business with Options
John Nelson, The Applied Research Company
Nick Howard, Bantix
Glen Swanson, Daniels Trading
Steven Stasys, CME Group
BREAKOUT SESSION (2 - 4:30pm)Quant Corner
Featuring Mathematical Finance Programs from University of Chicago, Northwestern, DePaul and IIT
3:00pmKeynote Address
Rick Santelli
3:45pmAfternoon Refreshment Break
4:00pmTitle Connecting : Personal Branding and Networking Strategies
Jessica Titlebaum Darmoni, The Title Connections
4:45pmRaffle Give Away (Must be Present to Win)
4:55pmConference Wrap-up
5:00pmNetworking Cocktail Reception - @ Rivers