BOCA 2015

Every year in March, 1,000 senior-level executives from brokerage firms, asset management firms, international exchanges and regulatory bodies convene in Boca Raton, Florida for the leading strategic conference on the global
February 23, 2015 - Editor
Category: Clearing

Every year in March, 1,000 senior-level executives from brokerage firms, asset management firms, international exchanges and regulatory bodies convene in Boca Raton, Florida for the leading strategic conference on the global exchange-traded industry landscape. The three-day conference format contains informative session topics, along with ample networking opportunities and social events.

40th Annual BOCA

FIA International Futures Industry Conference

March 10th-13th: Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Florida

Attendees to this years BOCA can expect to interact with over 1,000 delegates, around 60% of which are senior management. In 2014, 90% of attendees who completed the survey suggested that their expectations were met or exceeded.

  • Andreas Preuss, Chief Executive Officer, Eurex
  • Andy Lowenthal, Vice President, Business Development, CBOE
  • Betty Liu, Anchor & Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg Television
  • Charles Li, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Christian Hauff, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Quantitative Brokers
  • Christopher Edmonds, Senior Vice President, Financial Markets, Intercontinental Exchange
  • Christopher Giancarlo, Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Christopher Perkins, Global Head of Derivatives Clearing, Citigroup Global Markets
  • Craig Pirrong, Professor of Finance, Director, Global Energy Management Institute, Bauer College of Business, University of Houston
  • David Lawton, Director of Markets, Financial Conduct Authority
  • Ed Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, CBOE Holdings
  • James Moran, Executive Director, Global Markets Regulation, CME Group
  • Jeffrey Sprecher, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Intercontinental Exchange
  • Jim Lubin, Senior Managing Director, CBOE Futures Exchange
  • John Damgard, Former President, FIA
  • John Deters, Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Corporate Initiative, CBOE
  • John Fennell, Executive Vice President, Financial Risk Management, OCC
  • Kay Swinburne, Member, European Parliament
  • Keith Fishe, Managing Partner, TradeForecaster Global Markets
  • Kenneth Raisler, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Kevin McPartland, Principal, Market Structure & Technology Advisory, Greenwich Associates
  • Magnus Böcker, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Exchange
  • Mark Wetjen, Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Matthias Graulich, Chief Client Officer, Eurex Clearing
  • Michael Conaway, Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture
  • Michael Davie, Chief Operating Officer, LCH.Clearnet Group
  • Murray Pozmanter, Managing Director & Head of Clearing Agency Services, DTCC
  • Ng Kok Song, Advisor & Chair of Global Investments, GIC Private Limited
  • Patrick Parkinson, Managing Director, Promontory Financial Group
  • Phupinder Gill, Chief Executive Officer, CME Group
  • Piers Murray, Managing Director, Listed Derivatives & Markets Clearing, Deutsche Bank Securities
  • Rob Creamer, President & Chief Executive Officer, Geneva Trading
  • Saxby Chambliss, Former United States Senator, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Sir Ken Robinson, Expert on Creativity and Innovation and Author, Finding Your Element, The Element and Out of Our Minds
  • Sunil Cutinho, Senior Managing Director & President, CME Clearing
  • Sven Gentner, Counselor for Economic & Financial Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to the United States
  • Thomas Book, Chief Executive Officer, Eurex Clearing
  • Thomas Erickson, Vice President & Director of Legal Affairs, Bunge Chicago
  • Thomas Hammond, President & Chief Operating Officer, ICE Clear U.S.
  • Tim Gits, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Eurex Clearing
  • Timothy Massad, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Walt Lukken, President & Chief Executive Officer, FIA

The conference will run from Tuesday 10th March – Friday 13th March 2015, and more information is available in regards to the content of each session, however we've provided a summarised overview of the program below:

Tuesday 10th March, 2015

Wednesday 11th March, 2015

Thursday 12th March, 2015

Friday 13th March, 2015

The conference will be held at the Boca Raton Resoirt & Club, which is a Waldorf Astoria Resort. The resort is set on more than 356 acres in South Florida, with half a mile of private beach front along Florida's Gold Coast.


To attend the conference, guests must register online, and fees are currently set at the following rates (exchange rate as of 23rd Feb):

  • Non-Member: $1,770 (£1,145)
  • FIA Member: $1,370 (£886)
  • Regulators: $488 (£316)
  • Speaker: $995 (£644)
  • Board/Trustee: $995 (£644)
  • Guest (spouse, companion or child of full-paying attendee): $375 (£243)

For more information and to register, visit the FIA's BOCA website by clicking here.

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