For 43 years, FIA’s International Futures Industry Conference has brought together industry thought leaders and pioneers every year to explore the current state of the cleared derivatives ecosystem, set strategic partnerships and make powerful connections. Having weathered the financial crisis that started ten years ago, the industry has dealt with increased caution and increased regulation which became the hallmarks of global response to the crisis. Boca 2018 will take stock of where our interconnected markets stand today and how we orient ourselves for a future driven by growth and innovation.
MARCH 13-16, 2018
Gain new partners, deeper insights and legendary moments at FIA’s most prestigious and strategic conference. REGISTER EARLY and plan to make the most of Boca 2018.
Make compelling connections with the leaders of the global futures, options and cleared swaps industry. Boca features a powerful mix of long-time attendees and fresh faces, giving you the opportunity to strengthen current relationships and build new ones. Take advantage of downtime between sessions and networking events for important client meetings and frank conversations.
In the wake of the financial crisis, the G20 countries committed to improving the regulation of financial markets and instituting additional safeguards to ensure that this type of crisis never happens again. With the swift implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act in the United States and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) in Europe, key actors in the futures, options and cleared swaps markets have had to deal with numerous unintended consequences. From the lack of harmonization between these regulations to the greater reporting burdens, the industry has had to adapt to new markets.
Boca 2018 will explore the current environment for the cleared derivatives industry, discuss opportunities to reset some regulations and map out our path forward to more secure, healthy and robust financial markets. Gain actionable insights for you and your business and identify new opportunities through these rich, strategic sessions. Preview the SESSIONS and check back to see keynotes and confirmed speakers.
The Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, has been home to FIA’s International Futures Industry Conference for decades. Stay at “The Pink Palace” and enjoy the merging of its Art Deco origins with modern amenities. Special room rates are available through February 7, 2018. The FIA room block does sell out, so make sure to BOOK YOUR ROOM early! The room block is only available to registered conference attendees.
Boca 2018 offers two great opportunities to give back during this year's conference. FIA, along with our generous sponsors, are hosting two charity sporting events. Proceeds from both events will benefit FUTURES FOR KIDS, an organization that supports children's charities around the world through private events and donations. Start your conference week on Tuesday morning at the FIA Boca Tennis Tournament, sponsored by Trading Technologies. And then, wrap up your Boca with the 4th Annual FIA Charity Golf Event, sponsored by Renovatio PR.
TENNISTuesday, March 13, 2018
GOLFFriday, March 16, 2018
Nearly 1,100 participants joined FIA at its 42nd annual International Futures Industry Conference in Boca to bring key issues and opportunities into focus over three days of programming. From taking stock of the current state of the cleared derivatives industry to mapping out the future and the role of technology and regulation in shaping it, the sessions provided actionable insights for you and your business. Participants included industry leaders and regulators from 27 countries and an exceptional lineup of speakers. Check out highlights from 2017.