2020 Plato Market Innovator (MI3) Conference


Online Event

Wednesday 23rd September: 09.00 – 11.00 and 13.00 – 15.00

Thursday 24th September: 09.00 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 15.00

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Event Overview

Plato Partnership is excited to announce the 2020 annual Market Innovator Conference (MI3). Due to the ongoing pandemic, and with the health of participants front of mind, we made the decision to host this year’s conference online.

This year, respected academics from Universities across the world will present a number of papers on the most current trends and topics affecting market participants in Europe

In addition, the event will include a panel with leading industry experts and leaders in the world of Equities trading.

2020 Plato Market Innovator (MI3) Online Conference on Market Structure in Europe and Beyond : Schedule






Wed 23rd Sep

09:00 – 09:10

Welcome and Introduction

Carole Comerton-Forde, Mike Bellaro


09:10 – 10:10

Trading Fees and Intermarket Competition

Marios Panayides, University of Cyprus

Thierry Foucault, HEC Paris

10:10 – 11:10

Informed Traders and Dealers in the FX Forward Market

Sebastian Vogel, EPFL

Richard Payne, Cass Business School


13:00 – 14:00

Stock-Specific Price Discovery From ETFs

Thomas Ernst, MIT Sloan School of Management

Albert Menkveld, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

14:00 – 15:00

Trading on long-term information

Corey Garriott, Bank of Canada

Sophie Moinas, Toulouse School of Economics

Thur 24th Sep

09:00 – 10:00

Panel – Market structure and Trading developments in 2020 and beyond

Nej D’jelal, Sell-Side Chairman, Plato Partnership (Chair)

Dr Robert Barnes, Global Head of Primary Markets and CEO at Turquoise, London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)

Yazid Sharaiha, Global Head of Systematic Strategies at Norges Bank Investment Management

Irina Sonich Bright, Managing Director at Credit Suisse

Rebecca Healey, Managing Partner at Redlap Consulting

Stephen Hanks, Manager in the Markets Policy division of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

10:00 – 11:00

Order Exposure in High Frequency Markets

Samarpan Nawn, Indian Institute of Management Udaipur

Sabrina Buti, Université Paris-Dauphine

11:00 – 12:00

Strategic Trading as a Response to Short Sellers

Francesco Franzoni, USI Lugano

Björn Hagströmer, Stockholm University


13:00 – 14:00

The Rise of ETF Trading and the Bifurcation of Liquidity

Davidson Heath, University of Utah

Zhuo Zhong, University of Melbourne

14:00 – 15:00

Cross-Venue Liquidity Provision: High Frequency Trading and Ghost Liquidity

Carole Gresse, Université Paris-Dauphine

Ingrid Werner, The Ohio State University

15:00 – 15:10

Best Paper Awards

Carole Comerton-Forde, UNSW


All times are GMT+1

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