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Programme and Speakers

Updated: 26 Mar 2019

LME Asia Week 2019 - The Metals Seminar

Tuesday, 7 May 2019
Venue: HKEX Connect Hall, 1/F, One and Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
08:00-08:40 Registration and Coffee
08:40-08:50
Welcome Address
Mrs Laura M CHA
Chairman, HKEX
08:50-09:00 Opening Remarks
Government Official of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
09:00-09:20 Keynote Speech 1
Mr Charles LI, Chief Executive, HKEX
09:20-09:40 Keynote Speech 2
Mr Matthew CHAMBERLAIN, Chief Executive, LME
09:40-10:00
Networking Break
10:00-11:00
Panel 1: Base Metals Markets in 2019: The End of Volatility or the Calm Before the Storm? (English)

- Sentimental vs fundamental – which side will win for copper?
- Is it still China vs rest of the world in aluminum supply?
- How are supply/demand dynamics shifting for zinc?
- Electric vehicles – sustained growth or boom and bust? How will demand for EVB materials affect the metals industry?
- Which base metal carries the most upside potential for 2019 and beyond?

Moderator:
Ms Yang LIU
Head of China Sales, LME

Panellists:
Ms Xiao FU
Head of Commodity Markets Strategy, Bank of China International

Dr Guy WOLF
Global Head of Market Analytics, Marex Spectron
11:00-12:00 Panel 2: New Opportunities to Connect Asia (Putonghua)

- Opportunities and challenges of digital transformation
- Digitalisation of commodities trading and warehouse logistics
- The next strategic moves in Asia for LME and QME

Moderator:
Mr Gang LI
Head of Market Development, HKEX
12:00-14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00-15:10 Panel 3: The Future of the Precious Metals Market (English)           

- Gold price outlook (macro drivers, demand and supply)
- Outlook for other precious metals
- The physical market - key regional developments
- Global market structure & standards
- New technologies - opportunities for precious metals

Moderator:
Mr Robin MARTIN
Head of Market Development, LME

Panellists:
Mr Sunil KASHYAP
Managing Director, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Hong Kong

15:10-15:30
Networking Break
15:30-16:30
Panel 4: New Era for Exchange Participant Integration (English)

- The opportunities and challenges created by the diverse community trading on the LME
- Financial community view of recent changes in LME markets, and new LME products
- New trading platform development, what does the financial community want to see?

Moderator:
Mr Jamie TURNER
Head of Sales, LME

Panellists:
Mr James HARDCASTLE
Business Development Director, Colt Capital Markets Solutions Sales, Asia Pacific
Colt Technology Services Limited

Mr Charles LUI
General Manager, Optiver (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd

16:30
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Please note: The agenda and speakers will be updated from time to time. The current listed speakers are confirmed.

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