Conference Agenda

38th Annual Conference
Clearwater Beach, FL

Conference Agenda


Thursday, February 8, 2018

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm              Conference Registration

Sea Salon Foyer

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm              President’s Cocktail Reception (By invitation only)

Sand Salon

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Friday, February 9, 2018

8:00 am – 8:00 pm              Conference Registration

Sea Salon Foyer

8:00 am – 2:00 pm              Golf and Fishing Networking Activities
                                              Golf – hosted by Charlie McBride

                                              Sponsored by INTL FCStone Financial  

                                               Fishing -hosted by Byron Mitson
                                               Sponsored by Raymond James and Associates  

6:30 pm – 10:30 pm            Opening Dinner Reception

                                               OPAL BALLROOM – Sea and Sun
                                               Featuring  Mike Barclay, ITG Canada on Piano and DJ: DjDhave

                                               STA Florida Proudly Honors our 2018 Charitable Foundation:
                                                Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Foundation with a 50/50 Raffle.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

8:00 am – 3:00 pm             Conference Registration
                                             Sea Salon Foyer

8:00 am – 9:45 am             Business Networking Breakfast
                                             OPAL SANDS Foyer
                                             Sponsored by INTL FCStone Financial Inc.

8:00 am – 9:00 am             Private Retail Roundtable

                                             Aqua Boardroom

8:30 am – 9:00 am             Board Meeting (By invitation only)

                                             Sea side Salon

9:30 am – 12:30 pm             Business Meeting – OPAL Sun

9:30 am – 9:45 am             Welcome Remarks – Ryan Kwiatkowski
                                              STA Florida President

9:45 am – 10:00 am          STA National Update
                                             Jim Toes, CEO                                              

10:15 am – 11:15 pm          Sell – Side Panel: Topic: Transparency vs. Best Execution.

Moderator: Adam Inzirillo, Bank of America Merrill 

      Confirmed Panelists:

                           Mark Davies, S3

                           Nick Lamaina, Tradestation

                           Phil Pearson, ITG

11:30 am – 12:30 pm          Buy – Side Panel: Topic: MiFID II has arrived!

Moderator: Charlie McBride, INTL FCStone Financial Inc. 

      Confirmed Panelists:
                           Cheryl A. Cargie, Ariel Capital, Chicago

                           Dallas Lundy, Atlanta Capital, Atlanta

                           Vince Ficca, Eagle Asset Management, Florida

                           Eden Simmer, PIMCO NY

                           Peter Jensen, Wells Fargo Asset Management.

12:30 pm – 3:00 pm           Networking Lunch with Recreational Activities

         Sponsored by Fidessa.

         Oceanside Event Lawn

         Resort casual attire

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm           Closing Cocktail Reception – Brokers’ Rooftop Reggae Party @ Evy’s Lounge on 6th! 

                                            Sponsored by: Citadel, Cantor Fitzgerald, INTL FCStone Financial Inc,

                                           ITG, MCAP, Raymond James, Two Sigma Securities and BNY Mellon.  

                                                             Entertainment – DJ: DjDhave

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