Trading Sydney

Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Sydney, Australia

25 Jul 2019




FOW is delighted to be launching Trading Sydney, an event that will bring together key figures from the local market with international delegates for a day of
knowledge sharing and debate.

Focused on Australia, the event will build on FOW’s historical links with the local corporate community with FOW’s reach into the prop trading market. The event
will bring together figures from the international, local and regional markets.

Every year, more than 3000 professionals attend our conferences, seminars or dinners. They come to learn more about the latest products, the latest technologies
and the latest trends, from emissions trading to property derivatives. And to network with their peers in an informal setting renowned both for the quality of the
speakers and the breadth of the exhibitors.

Complimentary places available to banks, brokers, funds, asset management firms, prop. traders and CTAs.


Sponsorship Opportunities

The conference also provides a unique marketing platform to the industry, giving the opportunity to reach the most influential participants in derivatives.

For information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Hanna Debank at  

If you have any questions about the event please contact Yasmin Okolo at 

We look forward to seeing you in Sydney on 25th July, for what will be an insightful and informative day.



10:45 Registration and networking break

11:30 Opening remarks

11:35 Keynote address

11:55 Commodities: accommodating new hedging needs

The recent drought spurred a huge need for hedging in agricultural markets, while electricity futures markets have boomed off the back of regulatory changes.
This panel will explore how commodities traders are managing risk in the changing environment, where the biggest opportunities lie, and how trading venues
are accommodating their needs.

  • How will electricity markets fare amid the transition to renewable energy?
  • How are participants managing risk after the recent drought?
  • What are trading venues doing to accommodate changes in hedging needs?
  • Where are the biggest opportunities in Australia’s commodities markets?


12:35 Presentation

12:45 Lunch

13:45 How will props survive in the evolving trading landscape?

Two of Sydney’s biggest prop shops have merged as the trading landscape continuously evolves. With algo trading firms steering the market towards higher
speeds at a higher cost, how will props find their edge?

  • What challenges are props facing in the changing trading landscape?
  • How are props adapting to pressures around connectivity, market data etc?
  • How will they continue to be profitable?
  • What steps could be taken to level the playing field?
  • What implications would props pulling back have on the markets?

14:25 Close of conference and drinks reception

Supporting Partner

Live Squawk

Live Squawk is an audio news service for traders, brokers and other professionals who need up-to-the-second market news.
We service clients from around the world, helping them react quickly and confidently to global events.

Our analysts monitor all major newswires, television channels, news websites, blogs and social media platforms for headlines with market-moving potential.
We only broadcast the most relevant news headlines and we offer better analysis and insight than any of our competitors.

We broadcast 24 hours a day from London and Singapore, Monday to Friday (except for selected Bank Holidays).
Commentary covers all the main asset classes, including equities, fixed income, FX and commodities.

Pullman Sydney Hyde Park

36 College St, Sydney NSW 2010,