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FISD Sydney

November 8, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Thursday, November 8, 2018
3:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Registration and Networking

4:00 P.M. - 4:05 P.M.

FISD Welcome Remarks


Scott Cooper, FIA, FISD Asia-Pac Regional Representative & Partner, Saquish Partners

4:05 P.M. - 4:10 P.M.

Host Welcome from Telstra

4:10 P.M. - 4:50 P.M.

How is the cloud participating in the transformation of financial information services?

"The cloud" is the new "go to" place when institutions revamp applications and infrastructure; everybody loves the scalability, the "share-ability" and the "pay per drink" model.  But are institutions putting all the necessary tools into place to protect their assets in the cloud and to integrate them with "private assets" efficiently?

  • Are Australian financial institutions feeling pain when it comes to the costs for cloud resources and security infrastructure?
  • How does hybrid (“private" and “public") cloud work?
  • What’s the journey been like? Have there been operational and financial benefits of going to cloud?  Any nightmares?


Adam Bradley, Head of Sales, Technical Services, ASX

Peter Morris, Global Technology Director , Refinitiv

Andrew Pym, Practice Lead, Enterprise Architect, Servian

4:50 P.M. - 5:20 P.M.

ESG Services: what content is available; how is it integrated with decision support systems?

Update on ESG services and collorative initiatives in the market.  What information can be obtained about the governance track record for listed companies?  How can ESG services be integrated with decision support systems to create an effective solution?


Natalia Fuentes, Senior Associate, Client Relations, Sustainalytics

Hanne Gravas, ESG Solutions Specialist, Morningstar

5:20 P.M. - 5:40 P.M.

Can the music industry help us to consider Market Data pricing disruption?

James Watson, Global Head of Information Service Sales at Tradition, will discuss how disrptuive commercial models introduced in internet distribution businesses can be applied to market data.


James Watson, Global Head of Sales, Tradition Data

5:50 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

FISD update and closing remarks


Tracey Shumpert, FIA, Vice President of Membership and Programs, FISD

6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Networking Reception


November 8, 2018
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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