Program

 January 26 – 28, 2020

The Edition Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

SUNDAY

3:00 – 4:30 pm                       Board of Directors Meeting, Studios 1 & 2, 4th floor

5:30 pm                                   Welcome Reception Forum Foyer, 3rd floor

(Sponsored by HC Tech)

6:30 pm                                   Dinner and Keynote Speaker, Forum Ballrooms 1 & 2

Keynote Speaker:  The Honorable Collin Peterson, D, Minnesota, Chair – House Agriculture Committee (Invited)

(Sponsored by CME Group)

8:30 – 10:00 pm                        Dessert and Cordials, Tropicale Outdoor Bar

10:00pm – 12:00 am                 Late Night Bar

MONDAY

7:30 – 8:30 am                          Breakfast at your leisure, Forum Ballrooms 1 & 2

8:30 – 10:00 am                        Market analysts panel, Forum Ballrooms 3, 4, 5

10:00 – 10:30 am                      Brexit focus, Forum Ballrooms 3, 4, 5

10:45 – 11:00 am                       Networking Break, Connection Lounge

                                                     (Sponsored by MGEX)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm                FCM Panel, Forum Ballrooms 3, 4, 5 

  • Walt Lukken, President, FIA (Moderator)
  • Gerry Corcoran, Chairman/CEO, R.J. O’Brien
  • John Murphy, President, Mizuho Securities USA

12:30 – 2:00 pm                        Lunch, Forum Ballrooms 1 & 2

The Honorable Heath Tarbert, Chairman, CFTC

(Sponsored by ICE)

2:00 – 4:00pm                           International Trade Focus, Forum Ballrooms 1 & 2

  • Ambassador Gregg Doud, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative (Moderator)
  • Kenneth Smith Ramos, Former-Chief Negotiator of Mexico, USMCA
  • Buddy Allen, President, American Cotton Shippers Association
  • Valmor Schaffer, Managing Director, COFCO – South America

5:30 – 7:00 pm                        Networking Reception, La Vista Terrace, 4th Floor

7:00 pm                                    Dinner at your leisure

10:00 pm – 12:00 am             Late Night Bar, Tropicale Outdoor Bar

(Sponsored by Delta Strategy Group)

TUESDAY

7:30 – 8:30 am                          Breakfast at your leisure, Forum Ballrooms 1 & 2

(Sponsored by Cargill)

8:30 – 9:30 am                          Outside Counsel Compliance Panel, Forum Ballrooms 3, 4, 5

  • Dan Berkovitz, Commissioner, CFTC (Moderator)
  • Tom LaSala, Managing Director and Global Chief Regulatory Officer, CME Group
  • Tom Sexton, President, National Futures Association
  • Greg Mocek, Allen & Overy

9:30 – 10:30 am                        Joint FERC/CFTC Energy Outlook Panel Forum Ballrooms 3,4,5

  • (Moderator)
  • Honorable Neil Chatterjee, Chairman, FERC
  • Honorable Brian Quintenz, Commissioner, CFTC

10:30 – 11:30 am                       Washington Political Outlook, Forum Ballrooms 3, 4, 5

Wayne Valis, CEO, Valis & Associates

11:30 am – 12:30 pm                Washington Panel, Forum Ballrooms 3, 4, 5

12:30 – 2:00 pm                        Farewell Lunch, La Vista Terrace, 4th Floor

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