FIA Conferences and Expositions

FIA provides a continuing forum for the discussion of industry concerns and opportunities. Listed below are the major FIA annual events. Click on linked titles to learn more about conferences.

For information on sponsoring or exhibiting at an FIA conference contact Toni Vitale Chan at +1.312.636.2919.

FIA/SIFMA Asset Management Derivatives Forum
Dates: February 4-6, 2015
St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA
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FIA and SIFMA Asset Management Group are coming together to host a comprehensive review of the most critical derivatives issues facing the buy-side. With international regulation of the derivatives markets heating up, new leadership in place at the derivatives regulators and the one-year anniversary of mandatory swap trade execution approaching, challenges to trading in the global swaps markets remain.
Expected Attendees: 400 / Exhibits: 12
Boca 2015 - 40th Annual International Futures Industry Conference
Dates: March 10-13, 2015
Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Florida
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Each spring the FIA hosts its annual meeting in Boca Raton, Florida where industry leaders from around the world gather to discuss current issues and exchange ideas. Public policy leaders including Senators and Congressmen, regulatory officials, and Congressional staff are an integral part of the program.
Expected Attendees: 1,200+/30+ countries / Exhibits: 11+
L&C 2015 - 37th Annual Law & Compliance Division Conference on the Regulation of Futures, Derivatives and OTC Products
Dates: April 29-May 1, 2015
Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland
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The FIA Law & Compliance Division holds a spring conference on the East Coast each year. Compliance officers, attorneys, and regulators consider issues affecting the legal and regulatory framework of the derivatives industry.
Expected Attendees: 700+ / Exhibits: 6-8
IDX 2015: 8th Annual FIA/FIA Europe International Derivatives Expo
Dates: 9-10 June 2015
The Brewery, London
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This prestigious event includes representatives from major international brokerage firms, exchanges and key regulatory agencies.
Expected Attendees: 1,200+ / 30 countries / Exhibits: 40-50
36th Annual SFOA/FIA/FIA Europe Bürgenstock: The Global Forum for Derivatives Markets
In 2014, SFOA and FIA partnered to bring you Bürgenstock at Geneva. The Bürgenstock meeting, now in its fourth decade, has a long history of attracting distinguished speakers and prominent names from the economic, academic and political worlds  for high-­level debate and discussion. The conference has proven to be an ideal forum for encouraging closer cooperation among market participants and international regulators.
Expected Attendees: 300
FIA Expo 2015 - 31st Annual Futures & Options Expo 
Dates: November 3-5, 2015 
Hilton Chicago
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Expo, held each fall in Chicago, is the largest futures industry event in the world. More than 5,000 people visit the exhibit hall that showcases the latest products and services. Seminars address brokerage issues, trading systems and strategies, and operations and technology.
Expected Attendees: 5,000+/30+ countries / Exhibits: 150+
11th Annual FIA Asia Derivatives Conference
Dates: December 2015
Date and venue TBD
The FIA Asia event focuses on the derivatives industry in the Asia-Pacific region, featuring information exchange sessions as well as panel discussions with industry leaders from around the region.
Expected Attendees: 600+ / Exhibits: 30


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