29 Nov The future of commodities: “it’s all about smart”

Dear INSEAD Alumni,
You are invited to join guests of Saxo Bank, and members of Swiss Blockchain Association, Foreign in Banks in Switzerland, and the Commodity Club on November 29, 2018 for an evening conference in Geneva about technology and ecosystem trends in commodity trading.

The future of commodities: “it’s all about smart”, Geneva
November 29, 2018
What will the new tech order in commodity trading be? What developments shape and challenge the market participants? Can we assume that the commodity trading market will be ‘smart’? And if so, can anyone outsmart the market? Our keynote speakers and esteemed panel experts will allow for a rare insight into the fascinating and fast-moving realities of the commodity trading ecosystem and put into practice the structural forces of technology. Join us for an inspiring evening full of trends and discuss with the experts your take of the commodity trading market!

Key Facts

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018, 18:30
Where: Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva, 19 Quai du Mont-Blanc, 1201 Geneva
Tickets: This event is free of charge. Seats will be allocated on first come first serve basis.
Registration: https://app.saxobank.ch/events/app/index.html


18:30 – 19:00: Welcome & Registration
19:00 – 19:45: Keynote Speech
“Where is blockchain” by Toon Leijtens, CTO Komgo
Keynote Speech
“Does oil have its Kodak moment?” by Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy Saxo Bank A/S
19:45: Panel Discussion
“What is smart about the future of commodities trading”
Chaired by Richard Bissonnet, INSEAD MBA’81, M&A AdvisorPanelists
Toon Leijtens, CTO Komgo
Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy Saxo Bank A/S
Marco Montefiori, Head of Product Trading
Jennifer Wu-Schwab, CFO and Director of Strategy      ScanTrust SA

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Mina Draganova, MAP’17J, Geneva Chapter President
Patrick Hunger, MCCC14S, CEO Saxo Bank (Switzerland) Ltd., Event Organizer
Richard Bissonnet, MBA’81, Event Organizer

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