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2023 Agenda 

Monday, September 25

9:15 - 9:20am          Welcome to European Money Fund Symposium 

                                            Peter Crane, President & Publisher, Crane Data


9:20 - 10:05am        Global, Irish & European Money Fund Overview

                                Pat Lardner, President, Irish Funds

                               Michael Pedroni, Head & Chief Global Affairs Officer, ICI Global

10:05 - 10:50am      Sterling, U.K. & Scottish MMF Issues

                                           Harm Carstens, Head of Short Duration, DWS Investment

                               Paul Mueller, Senior Portfolio Manager, Invesco

                               Aman Samra, Investment Director, Abrdn


10:50 - 11:20am      Coffee  & Tea sponsored by


11:20 - 12:10pm      Senior Portfolio Manager Perspectives 

                                     Moderator: Dan Singer, ECP Trader, J.P. Morgan Securities

                               Joe McConnell, Portfolio Manager, J.P. Morgan Asset Mgmt.

                               Douglas McPhail, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley I.M.

                               Geeta Sharma, Director, Lead USD PM, BlackRock


12:10 - 1:10pm        Lunch sponsored by      

1:10 - 2:00pm          U.S. Money Fund & European USD Update

                             Peter Crane, President & Publisher, Crane Data

                               Deborah Cunningham, MM CIO, Federated Hermes

2:00 - 2:50pm          ESG & Euro Money Fund Update & Issues      
            James Vincent, Exec Dir, Prod, Goldman Sachs AM

                               David Callahan, Head of Money Markets, Lombard Odier I.M.

                               Marc Fleury, Co-Head Liquidity Solutions, BNP Paribas AM

2:50 - 3:20pm          Refreshment Break sponsored by                            


3:20 - 4:10pm          French & European MMF Overview 

                               Vanessa Robert, VP/Sr Credit Off, Moody’s Investors Service

                               Rudolf Siebel, Managing Director, BVI   


4:10 - 5:00pm          Chinese Money Funds & Asian Markets 

                               Andrew Paranthoiene, Director, S&P Global Ratings

                               Minyue Wang, Director, Fitch Ratings


5:00 - 6:00pm          Reception sponsored by  






8:00 - 9:15am          Breakfast (included for hotel guests)   


9:15 - 9:50am          IMMFA Update: The State of MMFs in Europe

                               Veronica Iommi, Secretary General, IMMFA, 


9:50 - 10:40am        Ultra-Short Bond Funds & Standard MMFs 

                               Abis Soetan, Director, Fitch Ratings

                               Mhammed Belfaida, Head of Short Duration, Aviva Investors

                               Neil Hutchison, Portfolio Manager, J.P. Morgan Asset Mgmt.                                            


10:40 - 11:10am      Coffee sponsored by   


11:10 - 12:00pm      Money Fund Reforms: Latest US & Pending EU

                                      Brenden Carroll, Partner, Dechert LLP

                               Dennis Gepp, CIO & MD, Federated Hermes (UK)

                               John Hunt, Partner, Sullivan & Worcester LLP

12:00 - 1:00pm        Lunch sponsored by 

1:00 - 1:50pm          Strategists Speak: ECB & Repo in Europe  

                               Soniya Sadeesh, European Rates Research, Deutsche Bank

                               Cassandra Jones, EMEA Head of Sales, State Street

                               Additional Speaker TBD


1:50 - 2:40pm          Dealer & Issuer Supply Roundtable 

                                      Moderator: Kieran Davis, Director TD Securities

                               George MacKenzie, Exec Dir STIR Sales Trading, Rabobank

                               Marianne Medora, Head IR, Americas, Groupe BPCE/Natixis

                               Shane O'Neill, Deputy Director, BRED Banque Populaire                                


2:40 - 3:10pm          Refreshment Break sponsored by 

3:10  - 3:30pm         Offshore Information & Data 

                                Peter Crane, President & Publisher, Crane Data

                               Tom Cullum, Associate, Bloomberg  




Tuesday, September 26

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