Explore New Possibilities with Us at FIA Expo

At Nasdaq, we’re reimagining the markets of today to advance what's possible tomorrow. Our commitment to ingenuity in fintech is driven by our desire to power stable, successful economies worldwide. That’s why we are proud to sponsor the Innovators Pavilion at the 33rd Annual FIA Futures and Options Expo in Chicago, IL October 17-19th.

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Proven Expertise
We’ll have some of the most experienced professionals in the global financial industry from our Futures, Equities, Options, Fixed Income, Market Technology and Data & Analytics Services businesses, to hear your challenges and discuss how Nasdaq is rewriting tomorrow.
Stop by the booth to learn how:
  • NASDAQ-100® Index Options (NDX) can add performance to your portfolio, available for trading on Nasdaq PHLX, Nasdaq ISE and Nasdaq GEMX
  • Nasdaq delivers key energy benchmarks with significant cost savings
  • Low transaction costs can lead to high liquidity with our U.S. Treasury Securities platform
  • Leading wireless connectivity technology can help drive secure and efficient transactions
  • Innovative surveillance technology can reduce your firm's financial and reputational risk
  • Access to over 40,000 diverse indexes can help you build and protect assets

Experience the live broadcasting of our #TradeTalks series covering trading news, trends and education, hosted by Global Markets Reporter, Jill Malandrino.

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Step into the Future of FinTech

We are proud to sponsor this year’s Innovators Pavilion alongside Amazon Web Services.

The Innovators Pavilion will showcase 20 startups who are advancing solutions in the global derivatives markets and provide the opportunity for one to receive more than $20,000 in cash and other resources.


  Featured Sessions at FIA EXPO 2017

Wednesday, October 18 | 9:30 am
Exchange Leaders: Responding to the Evolving Landscape
Adena Friedman, President & Chief Executive
In an ever-evolving landscape, today’s exchanges continue to adapt to meet the challenges of regulatory change, competitive pressures and developing business models. This panel brings together the heads of the world’s leading exchanges to discuss topical issues impacting the growth of the listed derivatives marketplace and how their organizations are responding.

Wednesday, October 18 | 11:15 am

Meet the Innovators

Gary Offner, Vice President of Strategic Planning & Head, Nasdaq Ventures
Five fintech startups will present their products to a panel of judges and compete to win an award from FIA. The five startups will be selected from the FIA Innovators Pavilion, a special part of FIA Expo dedicated to showcasing new technology. Each firm will have just five minutes to describe the main features of their products and explain their relevance to the derivatives markets, and then answer questions from our panel of expert judges.

Wednesday, October 18 | 3:45 pm
Machine Learning & AI: The Trading of the Future?
Bill Dague, Director, Machine Intelligence & Data
Today, AI is playing a role in all areas of life, with machine learning, cognitive computing, chat-bots and robo-advisors impacting everything from how we run our homes to how we pick our investments. As advances continue, what impact does this technology have on the financial industry and derivatives trading in particular – what is the truth behind the hype?

View the complete program here.


Venue: Hilton Chicago
Booth 427
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605

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