Regional Traders and Sales Managers Roundtable

Venue: Four Seasons Resort and Club, Dallas at Las Colinas

Location: Irving, Texas, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 28, 2006 End Date/Time: Sep 29, 2011
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Thursday, September 28, 2005

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

12:50 - 1:00 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Speaker: Lucy Hooper, Executive Vice President and Director of Fixed Income, Davenport & Company LLC
2006 Chair, Regional Advisory Committee

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
General Session Address:
Hear from co-CEOs Micah Green and Mark Lackritz on the introduction of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association: the benefits, mission, and goals and ambitions of your newly formed trade association.
Micah S. Green, President, The Bond Market Association
Marc Lackritz, President, Securities Industry Association

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
How Federal Legislation is impacting the Capital Markets
Moderator: John Vogt, Executive Vice President, The Bond Market Association
Shahira Knight, C2 Group
Additional speakers to be announced

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Refreshment Break

2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Federal Regulation of the Capital Markets
Moderator: Leslie Norwood, Vice President, The Bond Market Association
Panelists: Hal Johnson, Deputy General Counsel, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
Richard Wallace, Market Regulation, NASD
Additional speakers to be announced

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Regulatory Focused Breakout Sessions
Three breakout sessions strictly for market participants to discuss key legal and compliance issues that regularly affect business at the middle market dealer.
Topics will include:
- Price transparency and the impact on liquidity
- TRACE and Real Time Trade Reporting
- Electronic Trading - suitability, record retention SRO audits and potential
- SRO convergence Mark-up disclosure
- Additional NASD and MRSR developments

5:30 p.m.
Reception sponsored by: Reuters

6:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.
Dinner Speaker
Matthew Dowd, Chief Campaign Strategist for Bush - Cheney 2004

How has the changing communications and political environment affected business and politics? Why is community and connection so important these days for leaders? How will these changes impact the 2006 and 2008 elections? What values are Americans looking for in their business, political and church leaders? Hear former Bush chief political strategist and author (Applebees America) Matthew Dowd discuss these and other issues of political, cultural and social significance.

Friday, September 29, 2006
7:00 - 8:15 a.m.

8:15 - 9:15 a.m.
GSE Outlook and Overview
Moderator: To be announced
Panelists: Ed Bridge, Manager, Term Funding Desk, FHLB Office of Finance
Grace Y. Sone, Managing Director, Investor Research & Communications, Freddie Mac
Additional panelists to be announced

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Technology and the Fixed Income Capital Markets
How technology vendors and electronic trading platforms are working with sell-side dealers to improve best execution, general connectivity and the automation of real-time trade reporting across product lines.
Moderator: To be announced
Peter Adams, Director, TradeWeb Retail Francis Romano, Bloomberg
Tom Vales, Chief Executive Officer,TheMuniCenter
Additional panelists to be announced.

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Business Focused Breakout Sessions
Three breakout sessions for industry participants to have open, dealer to dealer discussions on key business issues affecting regional and small broker dealers.
Topics will include:
- Electronic trading and choosing the right platform
- The effects of price transparency and how to adjust
- Non-cash products and risk management
- Choosing the right clearing firm
- Diversity on the trading floor
- Hiring, retaining key personnel
- Compensation trends and TBMA's Regional Dealer Compensation Survey

12:00 p.m.
Conference Adjourns

1:00 p.m.
Golf Tournament (Callaway format)*Please note that times subject to change as the program develops.


4150 North MacArthur Boulevard
United States

Additional Information

Registration Information Registration Fees: Member: $1095 Non-member: $1595 Golf tournament, September 29: $295 Registration fees include admission to all business sessions, meeting materials, scheduled breakfasts, lunches, receptions, and dinners. All fees must be paid in advance. Registration Fees can be paid on-line via Mastercard, Visa, or American Express. Refund Policy: The Association will issue refunds, each subject to a $75 service charge, on cancellations received in writing on or before September 15, 2006. No refunds will be issued on cancellations after this date. Substitutes are welcome at any time. Hotel Reservations: For your convenience, a limited number of guest rooms (at a special discount) have been reserved until September 8, 2006. After that date, rooms will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For overnight accommodations at the Four Seasons Resort & Club, call 972.717.0700. Be certain to mention you are attending The Bond Market Association conference. For more information please call the Tricia Abate at 646.637.9294.