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LME Asia Week 2017 - The Metals Seminar

Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Venue: Theatre 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
08:00-09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00-09:10 Welcome Address
Sir C K CHOW
Chairman, HKEX
09:10-09:20 Opening Remarks
The Honourable Paul CHAN Mo-po, GBS, MH, JP
The Financial Secretary, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
09:20-09:40
Keynote Speech
Mr Charles LI
Chief Executive, HKEX        
09:40-10:30
Panel 1: LME Dialogue (English)
Moderator:
Mr Charles LI
Chief Executive, HKEX
 
Panellists:
Mr Matthew CHAMBERLAIN
Interim Chief Executive, LME

Mr Adrian FARNHAM
Chief Executive, LME Clear

Mr James PROUDLOCK
Deputy Chief Executive, LME Clear & Head of Business Development, LME     
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:30
Panel 2: Metals Market View: What Lies Ahead for Commodities, Base/Precious/Ferrous Metals (English)
- How will the China/Asia economy outlook impact commodities markets?
- Supply and demand equilibrium and price projections
- Which metals will perform best and worst in 2017-2018
- Beyond supply and demand – capital allocation & alternative investments
 
Moderator:
Ms Georgina HALLETT
Chief of Staff, LME

Panellists:
Mr John JOHNSON
CEO, CRU China

Mr David LILLEY
Partner and Co-founder, RK Capital Management LLP

Ms Yi ZHU
Global Head of Metals & Mining, Bloomberg Intelligence
11:30-12:30
Panel 3: Precious - The Future of Gold Futures (English)
- The changing face of the precious metals markets – over two years on, how has the precious world moved on from the fixes?
- East vs West in precious metals – is this more symbiotic than competitive?
- Expansion of the precious product offering – what is on offer and what is predicted to succeed?
- What is the next infrastructural challenge the precious markets will have to overcome?
 
Moderator:
Mr Matthew CHAMBERLAIN
Interim Chief Executive, LME

Panellists:
(TBC)

12:30-14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00-14:40
Panel 4: Commodities Market under China's Economic Transformation (Putonghua)
- Will China's de-stocking once again lead to a new round of the ups and downs in the commodities markets?
- What new ways can the commodities markets serve China’s real economy in transition?
- How do financial institutions contribute to the developments of the commodities futures market?
- Trends and developments in China's commodities markets
 
Moderator:
Professor Shusong BA
Chief China Economist of HKEX, Chief Economist of the China Banking Association

Panellists:
Dr Zhanghong HU
Chairman and CEO, CCB International

Ms Tong LI
Chief Executive Officer, BOCI

Dr Fenghai WANG
CEO, Dalian Commodity Exchange
14:40-15:30  Panel 5: Pricing Asia Gold (Putonghua)            
- New directions of the Asian gold market?
- The Asian opportunities
- Physical and futures markets connect – Hong Kong and the world
- Is Gold a RMB internationalisation tool?
 
Moderator:
Mr Gang LI
Co-head of Market Development, HKEX

Panellists:
Mr Joseph CHEN
Assistant President, Chief Metals Analyst, PKU Founder Commodities Group

Dr Haywood CHEUNG
President, The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society

Mr Jinpu JIAO
Chairman, Shanghai Gold Exchange 

Ms Fan YANG
Chief Executive Officer, China Merchants Securities International
15:30-15:50 Coffee Break
15:50-16:40 Panel 6: Electronic Trading in Asian Time Zones (English)
- How will the launch of options in Mainland China compliment the growth of electronic trading in Asia?
- How are capital controls restricting flows of electronic trading from East to West?
- Which innovative derivatives contracts are set for growth?
- Which innovations in collateral and margining can help to fuel growth in electronic trading?
 
Moderator:
Mr Paul MACGREGOR
Managing Director, Head of Sales, LME

Panellists:
Dr Frederick R.
DEMLER
Executive Vice President, LME Metals, INTL FCStone

Mr Tom MADDOCK
Head of Base Metal Futures and Options, Glencore

Mr James PROUDLOCK
Deputy Chief Executive, LME Clear & Head of Business Development, LME

Mr Tiger SHI
Managing Director, BANDS Financial Limited

Ms Lucy WAINMAN
Sucden Financial, Head of Sales (China)

 

16:40 Close

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










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