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2013 Mid-Winter Meeting Schedule
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2013 Mid-Winter Meeting Schedule as of January 4, 2013
Subject to Change

Thursday, January 24, 2013
9:00 am Registration Opens

Astoria, 3rd Floor
10:00 am
Session | In the Clear
Operational Challenges related to Clearing Options

Moderator: Mike Nolan, Managing Director, Oyster Consulting

Panelists: Joy Rosenstein, Business Development Manager, Hosted Marketing from Fidessa Corporation; Dave Harrison, Vice President, The Options Clearing Corp; David Cross, Managing Director, Sales & Business Development, ConvergEx Group/ LiquidPoint; Eric Malpica, Director, Knight Capital

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
11:00 am

Session | Consider the Options:
Options Market Makers’ Perspectives on the Current Challenges in Today’s Trading Environment

Moderator: Ed Boyle, SVP Business Development, BOX Options Exchange

Panelists: Denis Medvedsek, Managing Director, Head of Option Market Making, Knight Capital; Sean Haggerty, Associate Director, Susquehanna Investment Group; Patrick Hickey, Head of Market Structure, Optiver; Chris Rich, Trader, JonesTrading

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
12:00 n Session | Strange Bedfellows
Can the HFT and the current market and exchange structure coexist?

Moderator: Tara Muller, Knight Trading

Panelists: Phil Mackintosh, Managing Director of Investment Banking, Credit Suisse New York; Brendon Weiss, Vice President Legal and Government Affairs, NYSE Euronext; Sebastiaan Koeling, Managing Director Optiver US LLC; Steve Sachs Head of Capital Markets, Pro Shares; Rich Lee, Director, Program Trading and Institutional Services, Robert W. Baird & Co.

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
1:00pm Vendor Fair & Lunch

Willliford, 3rd Floor
2:30 pm

Session | Comply with my Regulations as I Regulate your Compliance: Views from the perspective of Regulators and CCO’s

Moderator: Bob Fuller, Chairman, MiFiD IT Subgroup, Chief Administration Officer at FIXNETIX
Panelists:Steve Gastonm, Chief Compliance Officer IMC Chicago; Joel Zawko, Chief Compliance Officer, Optiver US LLC; Dan Czajka, Manager, CBOE Department of Market Regulation; Keith Ross, Chief Executive Officer, PDQ Enterprises

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
3:30 pm Session | Making the Grade
The growing importance of failover/testing requirements in the industry

Moderator: Feargal O’Sullivan, NYSE Technologies
Panelists: Abe Kohen, Flextrade; Hazem Dawani, Options City; Dan Watkins, Director of Business Development,Perseus Telecom

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
4:30 pm STA National Update / Williams & Jensen
Waldorf 3rd Floor
5:30 pm Opening Reception & Vendor Fair
Williford, 3rd Floor

Friday, January 25, 2013
9:00 am Registration Opens

Astoria, 3rd Floor
9:00 am Affiliate Presidents Workshop (invitation only)

Marquette, 3rd Floor
10:00 am Session | A Peek into the Crystal Ball
What does the future hold and what are the shortcomings of the modern marketplace?

Moderator: Andy Nybo, Principal & Head of Derivatives Research, Tabb Group Panelists: Vineet Wilson, Vice President, Investment Banking, Sandler O’Neil; Paul Finnegan, CEO Livevol, Inc; Robert Battalio, Professor of Finance and Presidential Faculty Fellow, University of Notre Dame; Jamil Nazarali, Sr. Managing Director, Citadel; Deb Bardhan, Head of Quantitative Analytics and Data Business, Thomson Reuters Investment Management

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
11:00 am Session | Who Gave You That Black Eye?
Cleaning up the negative image of Wall Street

Moderator: Drew Mauck, Principal, 3Point Communications

Panelists: Emily Lambert: former reporter for Forbes Magazine, Author of The Futures: The Rise of the Speculator and the Origins of the World's Biggest Markets, and currently Associate Director, Intellectual Capital at University of Chicago Booth School of Business ; Skip Shean, Founder, 16Wells; Dave Carlson, Account Director, Corporate Practice, Ogilvy PR Worldwide; Yousef Abbasi JonesTrading

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
12:00 noon
Session | Buy-Side Trader Panel
Open to all attendees

Moderator : Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities
Panelists: Paul Johnson, Nicusa Capital; Mark Raggett, FCI Advisors;George Metrou, Perritt Capital; James Murray, Vision Capital; Bob Koci, Ohio State Teachers

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
1:00 pm Vendor Fair and Lunch

Williford,3rd Floor
2:30 pm Featured Speaker: US Congressman Randy Hultgren
IL 14th District

Waldorf, 3rd Floor
4:00 pm
Keynote Speaker: Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley
Waldorf, 3rd Floor
5:15 pm Reception and Vendor Fair - with silent auction benefiting the STAC Scholarship Fund.
Williford, 3rd Floor
7:00 pm Banquet
Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor
9:00 pm Post Banquet Party featuring 7th Heaven and STAC's own LaSalle St Band
International Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Saturday, January 26

10:30 am Brunch Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor
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