Friday, May 12, 2017

7:00am – 12:30pm


7:00am – 8:00am

Breakfast in Attendee Lounge

7:00am – 12:00pm

Attendee Lounge Open

8:00am – 10:10am


8:10am – 9:00am 

Europe: Like Us but Different
A panel of experts will address the European hot topics that could impact U.S. options markets. What are the pain points for those seeking to participate in our markets? What are the opportunities? What’s going on with the mega exchange mergers? Regulation. Brexit. The structure of the European market. All this and more.

Moderator: Gary Delany, OIC
Frank Magnani, Interactive Brokers
Georgio Stoev, Saxo Bank

9:00am – 9:20am  

Sullivan Award

9:20am – 10:10am

Retail Therapy: Market professionals take a fresh look at the retail customer experience
Did you ever stop to consider what retail investors think of the options markets? Well we did. The Options Industry Council (OIC) spoke with members of the Silicon Valley Options Group to get a glimpse of their options trading experience. Gain a first-hand account of the retail customer experience as we show the conference’s first retail investor video. Then listen to a panel of options market professionals address their comments and concerns.


Moderator: Rich Gueren, Merrill Lynch
J.Slade Winchester, Citi
Dave Whitmore, E*Trade
Greg Stevens, Fidelity Investments

10:10am – 10:40am

Snack Break in Attendee Lounge

10:40am – 12:00pm


10:40am – 11:40am

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Schoen

The New Division in American Politics

11:40am – 12:00pm

Passing of the Hammer & Closing Remarks

1:15pm – 4:45pm


1:15pm – 5:15pm

Sonoran Desert River Float

1:30pm – 5:30pm

Golf Outing

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Sponsored Cocktail Reception

7:00pm – 10:00pm

On‐site Closing Dinner

*Program is tentative and subject to change. A full conference agenda with session information will be posted in early 2017.


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