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Programme

LME Week Asia 2015 – The Commodity Seminar

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Venue: Theatre 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
08:00-09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00-09:15 Opening Remarks
- The Honourable John C TSANG, GBM, JP, Financial Secretary, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
09:15-09:30 Welcome Address
- Charles LI, Chief Executive, HKEX
09:30-09:55 Keynote Speech: The future vision of the LME
- Garry JONES, Chief Executive, LME
09:55-10:55 Panel 1:
2015 Bull or Bear? How can we weather the current commodity market? (English)

Moderator: Rebecca BROSNAN, Managing Director, Head of Asia Commodities, HKEX

Panellists:
- Peter ALLAN, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Mitsui Bussan Commodities Ltd.
- Sebastian BARRACK, Senior Managing Director & Joint Head, Metals, Mining and Agriculture Division Commodities and Financial Markets, Macquarie Group
- Marcello CABRAS, Global General Manager of Sales, Nyrstar Sales & Marketing AG
- Paul GARDNER, Global Head of Structured Commodity Finance, Westpac Banking Corporation
- Raymond KEY, Senior Partner & Head of Metals & Mining, TrailStone Group
10:55-11:10 Coffee break
11:10-11:30 Speech: Commodity Market Fundamentals
- Robin BHAR, Head of Metal Research, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking
11:30-12:30 The Great Metals Debate:
Only physical delivered/settled contracts serve commodity players' needs (English)

Moderator: Romnesh LAMBA, Co-Head of Global Markets, HKEX
Team 1:
- Paul DEFRIES, Commodities Application Specialist, Bloomberg L.P.
- Andy HOME, Metals Columnist, Reuters
- Stuart SLOAN, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Strategy, LME

Team 2:
- Jeremy EAST, Managing Director and Global Head, Metals Trading, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
- James FOK, Chief of Staff & Head of Group Strategy, HKEX
- Paul MACGREGOR, Managing Director, Head of Sales, LME
12:30-14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00-15:15 Panel 2:
"New Normal": The commodity market trends in China (Putonghua)

Moderator: Bonnie LIU, Senior Vice President, Mainland Division, HKEX

Panellists:
- Zhihua LI, Chairman, Shanghai Eagle Metal Co., Ltd.
- Dr. Xufeng LUO, Chief Executive Officer, Nanhua Futures Co., Ltd.
- Dr. Helen QIAO, Chief Economist – Greater China, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
- Haihua SHEN, Senior Portfolio Manager, HFZ Capital Management Limited
- James WU, Managing Director, Mercuria (China) Metal Resources Co., Ltd
15:15-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30 CE Panel Discussion: Fresh thinking on the internationalistion of China’s commodity market (Putonghua)
Moderator: Charles LI, Chief Executive, HKEX

Panellists:
- Professor Yuyue HU, Director, Securities and Futures Institute, Beijing Technology and Business University
- Dr. Zhengqiang LI, Chairman, Dalian Commodity Exchange
- Zhichao LIU, Chairman, China Futures Association
- Dr. Shuming SUN, Chairman, GF Securities
- Dr. Fan ZHANG, Chairman of the Board, Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange
16:30 Close

Please note: The agenda and speakers will be updated from time to time. The current listed speakers are confirmed.

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