FXIC 2015

29 - 30 May, 2015
Marriott-Marquis, Broadway, NY 10036 Marriott-Marquis, Broadway, New York, NY, United States

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About | Agenda | Speakers | Venue | About the Host 

What is FXIC?
Our inaugural Forex Industry Conference will take place Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, with exclusive pre- and post-event cocktail receptions at Marriott Marquis' The View and the Hudson Hotel's Sky Terrace. Speakers, panellists, topics, and sponsors are carefully selected to maximize value for each attendee.

Who will attend?
The event will bring together traditional and FX buy-side funds, retail and institutional FX brokerages, banks and non-bank liquidity providers, regulators and industry associations, marketing and technology providers, and non-FX brokerage firms exploring or growing an FX offering. While many participants will find natural synergies through one-off conversations at the event, we are organizing focused meetings between sponsors and attendees where a natural partnership or idea exchange exists.


8:00am to 9:30am Registration and Breakfast Provided to Attendees
8:30am to 9:30am Panelist Breakfast
9:45am to 10:00am Opening remarks by Shift Forex
10:00am to 10:45am Following the Money: Global Industry Growth Trends
11:00am to 11:45am A Growing, Shrinking Pie: Industry Consolidation and M&A
12pm to 12:45pm Networking Lunch
1:00pm to 1:45pm Re-Centralizing FX: Datacenters, Connectivity, Latency, and Ecosystems
2:00pm to 2:45pm Taming the Wild West: The Impact of Global Regulation
3:00pm to 3:45pm Blurring the Lines: The Intersection of Margin and Credit
4:00pm to 4:45pm Jim Trott Keynote Address
6:00pm to 9:00pm Exclusive Reception at Hudson Hotel (Limited Attendees)


image Drew Niv
Chief Executive Officer -FXCM
Mr. Niv has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of FXCM since 2010, and served on the board of our predecessor, Holdings, since 1999. Mr. Niv has been the Chief Executive Officer of FXCM since 1999 and is one of the original founding partners of the firm. Prior to co-founding FXCM, Mr. Niv served as the Director of Marketing for MG Financial Group. Mr. Niv graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1995 and holds a B.S. in Accounting.
image Bob Savage
FX Concepts, Chief Strategist & Track.com, CEO
Before joining Track.com as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Savage served as Managing Director of FX Macro Sales at Goldman Sachs, where he published widely-read and insightful research focused on the foreign exchange markets and the macroeconomic environment. As well as having twenty-three years of experience at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Savage worked as the head of New York Foreign Exchange trading for Lehman Brothers and as a Director of Proprietary Trading at Bank of America Securities. Mr. Savage earned a BA in Political Philosophy from Yale University.



The 5-star Marriott-Marquis in New York has been setting a new standard in hospitality and style for the city. The elegant design, spacious rooms and top quality facilities make this Hotel the choice for all accommodation, business and entertainment requirements. The prime location within the Broadway & easy connectivity to Pavilion New York across the road, and the option of a 10-minute stroll via an air-conditioned walkway or a 5-minute drive to the famous Wall Street & Times Square. Linked to our hotel, Starhill Gallery, New York's Premier Luxury Shopping Destination, features luxury retail, well- ness and the Feast Village that house over 150 upscale international restaurants. Voted one of the most beautiful malls in New York, it is renowned worldwide for its exceptional selection of watch brands.

The guest rooms at Marriott-Marquis New York offer the ultimate in comfort and convenience, total- ling 561 guest rooms from Deluxe Kings, Executive Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites, Executive Junior Suites, to a Chairman's Suite and a Presidential Suite. Our guests occupying the Suites enjoy ac- cess to the JW Lounge – offering complimentary breakfast, light refreshments and evening cocktails overlooking the city.

The Marriott-Marquis New York offers 22 flexible meeting room options on top of the 25 meeting and function rooms. The meeting rooms are supported by a Business Centre that provides a full range of secretarial services. The meeting rooms are easily accessible to the guests of the hotel via a link bridge located on the Indulge Floor (Ground Floor) of Starhill Gallery, which is adjacent to the hotel. From Corporate meetings to weddings and social events, Marriott-Marquis New York will definitely be the ideal choice.

Marriott-Marquis New York offers a fully equipped fitness centre along with a large swimming pool located on the fourth floor of the hotel. Our premium service will fulfil all your needs.

Last but not least, Starhill Spa offers a retreat from the bustle of city living with dedicated areas for male and female guests. The extensive menu highlights ultimate spa treatments from body scrubs to signature massages.

About the Host

Shift Forex is a boutique consultancy with expertise across technology, liquidity, risk management, compliance, sales, and marketing. Clients include start-up, middle market, and established FX and CFD brokerage and technology firms. Our services span the business life-cycle from planning through growth to maturation and exit strategy. Established in 2009, Shift serves a global base of clients from New York City. Our vision is to continue to foster industry collaboration and growth via deep expertise delivered professionally and fairly.

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