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Programme

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
Chief Executive, LME

Mr Adrian FARNHAM
Chief Executive, LME Clear

Mr James PROUDLOCK
Managing Director and Head of Market Development, LME and LME Clear    
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's economic 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
Chief Executive, LME

Panellists:

Mr Bradley CAMPBELL
Managing Director, Head of Metals Trading, Standard Chartered

Mr François COMBES
Deputy Global Head of Commodities Markets, Société Générale

Mr Jeremy GOLDWYN
Managing Director, BANDS Financial Limited

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:
Mr Arthur FAN
Global Head of Commodities, BOCI

Dr Zhanghong HU
Chairman and CEO, CCB International

Mr Shengzhang LUO
General Manager and Board of Director, Jinchuan Maike Metal Resources Co., Ltd.

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
Managing Director and Head of Market Development, LME and LME Clear    

Mr Tiger SHI
Managing Director, BANDS Financial Limited

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

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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