Program

Sunday, January 29

3:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting

6:00pm
Kick-off Reception and Dinner

Keynote Speaker:  Congressman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma, US House of Representatives

Monday, January 30

7:00am
Breakfast

8:00am

Argentina Outlook

Ramiro Costa, Chief Economist, Bolsa de Cereales

8:30am

Agriculture Outlook

  • Dan Basse, President, AgResource Company
  • Randy Blach, CEO, Cattle-Fax
  • Judy Ganes, J. Ganes Consulting, LLC
  • Blu Putnam, Managing Director and Chief Economist, CME Group
  • Moderator: Sayee Srinivasan, Chief Economist, CFTC

9:45am
CFTC Outlook
Sharon Bowen, Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

10:30am
Networking Break

10:45am
Global Leadership Perspective

  • Bryan Durkin, President, CME Group
  • Jeff Sprecher, Chairman & CEO, Intercontinental Exchange
  • Moderator: Alexander Osipovich, Wall Street Journal

12:00pm
Lunch – Latin American Focus
Pedro Parente, CEO, Petrobras; Chairman, BM&FBovespa SA

1:45pm
Latin American Focus

  • Blairo Maggi, Minister of Agriculture of Brazil
  • Moderator: Charlie Carey, Chairman, CMC

3:00pm

European Focus – Brexit

  • Kay Swinburne, Member of the European Parliament, Wales
  • Victor van Hoorn, Director, Hume Brophy, Brussels
  • Moderator: Gregg Doud, President, CMC

3:45pm

Risk & Compliance

  • Adam Johnston, Managing Director, Global Commodities Trading & Risk Management, OpenLink

5:30pm
Networking Reception

7:00pm
Dinner at Leisure

Tuesday, January 31

7:30am
Breakfast

8:30am
Energy Outlook
Martin Fraenkel, President, S&P Global

9:15am
Technology Focus – Blockchain
Matthew Roszak, Co-Founder & Chairman, Bloq

10:00am
Macro Focus

  • Kathleen Kelley, Founder and CEO, Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management

10:45am
Networking Break

11:00am
Political Focus

  • Dawn Stump, Principal, Stump Strategic
  • Scott Parsons, Founding & Managing Partner, Delta Strategy Group
  • Lance Kotschwar, Gavilon Global Ag Holdings
  • Paul Balzano, House Agriculture Committee
  • Moderator: Alan Sobba, Sobba Public

11:45am

Regulatory Focus

  • Tom Sexton, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, National Futures Association
  • Mike Gill, Chief of Staff, CFTC Acting Chairman Giancarlo
  • Chris Edmonds, Senior Vice President, Financial Markets, ICE
  • Jim Newsome, Former CFTC Chairman & Founding Partner, Delta Strategy Group
  • Jill Sommers, Former CFTC Commissioner
  • Moderator: John Lothian, Chairman, John J. Lothian & Company

Adjourn

Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Frank Lucase

The Hon. Frank Lucas
U.S. House of Representatives

 

 

 


 

Paul Balzano

Paul Balzano
House Committee on Agriculture

 

 

 

 

Dan Basse

Dan Basse
President
AgResource Company

 

 

 

 

Kevin Batteh

Kevin Batteh
Partner, Delta Strategy Group
General Counsel, Commodity Markets Council

 

 

 

 

Randy Blach

Randy Blach
Chief Executive Officer
CattleFax

 

 

 

 

Sharon Bowen

Sharon Bowen
Commissioner
CFTC

 

 

 

 

Charles Carey

Charles P. Carey
Chairman
Commodity Markets Council

 

 

 

 

Ramiro Costa

Ramiro Costa
Chief Economist
Buenos Aires 

 

 

 

 

Gregg Doud

Gregg Doud
President
Commodity Markets Council

 

 

 

 

Bryan Durkin

Bryan Durkin
President
CME Group

 

 

 

 

Christopher Edmonds

Christopher Edmonds
Senior Vice President, Financial Markets
Intercontinental Exchange

 

 

 

 

Martin Fraenkel

Martin Fraenkel
President
S&P Global Platts

 

 

 

 

Judith Ganes

Judith Ganes
Founder and President
J. Ganes Consulting, LLC

 

 

 

Mike Gill

Mike Gill
Chief of Staff to CFTC Acting Chairman Chris Giancarlo
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

 

 

 

 

Adam Johnston

Adam Johnston
Managing Director
OpenLink’s Global Commodities Trading & Risk Management Practice

 

 

 

 

Kathleen Kelley

Kathleen Kelley
CEO
Queen Anne’s Capital Management

 

 

 

 

Lance Kotschwar

Lance Kotschwar
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
The Gavilon Group, LLC

 

 

 

 

John Lothian

John J. Lothian
President & CEO
John J. Lothian & Company, Inc.

 

 

 

 

Blairo Maggi

Blairo Maggi
Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil

 

 

 

 

James Newsome

James E. Newsome
Founding Partner
Delta Strategy Group

 

 

 

 

Alexander Osipovich

Alexander Osipovich
The Wall Street Journal

 

 

 

 

Pedro Parente

Pedro Parente
President and CEO
Petrobras

 

 

 

 

Scott Parsons

Scott Parsons
Founding Partner
Delta Strategy Group

 

 

 

 

Bluford Putnam

Bluford (Blu) H. Putnam, Ph.D.
Chief Economist and Managing Director, Strategic Intelligence & Analytics
CME Group

 

 

 

 

Matthew Roszak

Matthew Roszak
Co-Founder & Chairman, Bloq

 

 

 

 

Tom Sexton

Tom Sexton
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
National Futures Association

 

 

 

 

Alan Sobba

Alan Sobba
Sobba Public, LLC

 

 

 

 

Jill Sommers

Jill Sommers
Former Commissioner
CFTC

 

 

 

 

Jeff Sprecher

Jeff Sprecher
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Intercontinental Exchange
Chairman, New York Stock Exchange

 

 

 

 

Sayee Srinivasan

Sayee Srinivasan
Chief Economist
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

 

 

 

 

Dawn Stump

Dawn Stump
Founder
Stump Strategic

 

 

 

 

Kay Swinburne

Dr. Kay Swinburne
MEP for Wales

 

 

 

 

Victor van Hoorn

Victor van Hoorn
Hume Brophy

Sponsors

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Accommodations

The Miami Beach Edition Hotel is one of Miami’s newest hotels with beautiful views and a vast history creating an unforgettable experience for attendees. 

To receive our special CMC room rate of $399 per night, please contact Meghan Tran.

All reservations must be received by January 6, 2017.  After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis at the prevailing hotel rates.  A deposit equal to full payment (room and tax) is required at the time the reservation is made and is non-refundable for cancellations received after January 6, 2017.

Hotel Information


Resort Fee

The resort fee for CMC guests has been waived for the duration of your stay.

Check-in and Check-out

  • Check in: 4:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM

Parking

  • Valet parking, fee: 42 USD daily

Airports (hotel does not provide shuttle service)

  • Miami International Airport – MIA
  • Hotel direction: 12.1 miles E
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport – FLL
  • Hotel direction: 30 miles SE