FX Markets USA

Join senior FX industry leaders from asset management firms, investment banks, corporates, exchanges, hedge funds, insurance firms, pension funds and prime brokers attend to gain comprehensive, objective, and insightful critical analysis on the latest developments and issues shaping the future of the FX market. <br /> <br />

Why attend?
  • Join senior FX traders from across the USA in New York for a day filled with networking opportunities

  • Learn from thought leaders about the latest innovations in the market

  • Re-connect and forge new relationships with industry peers

  • Contribute to the discussions shaping the FX market

  • Find solutions for the challenges you are facing and futureproof your business


Why sponsor?
  • Position your organisation as a revolutionary thinker

  • Reach senior decision-makers looking for answers

  • Access the network of FX Markets subscribers, and its sister brand Risk.net, before, during and after the event

  • Benefit from FX Markets' experience in delivering thought leadership and senior audiences to our event sponsors for more than 25 years

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2023 agenda topics
  • Electronification: transparency and algos

  • Large language models, NLP, ML and other AI

  • Priorities for LATAM trading

  • FX settlement challenges

  • Liquidity and execution

  • Technology and NDFs

  • Crypto, stablecoins and blockchain

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Senior FX leaders

from asset management firms, investment banks, hedge funds, pension funds and more


Expert top-notch speakers

from leading financial institutions


Hours of cutting-edge content

including insightful panel discussions, fireside chats, and presentations

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Brad Bechtel

Global head of FX


Jonathan Karlin

Global head of emerging markets FX trading

Wells Fargo

Jonathan Karlin is the global head of emerging markets FX trading at Wells Fargo, joining in 2022. He has more than 15 years in emerging markets trading having previously worked at Bank of America, Macquarie, and most recently at RBS / NatWest Markets as the head of emerging markets FX Trading in the US. He additionally has spent time on the board of directors at EMTA (Emerging Market Traders Association). Jonathan holds a B.S. in economics from Duke University.

Garth Appelt

Managing director, head of foreign exchange

Mizuho Americas

Garth Appelt is a Managing Director, Head of Foreign Exchange at Mizuho Americas. Prior to Mizuho, Garth was a Senior Managing Director at UBS where he was the Global Head of Emerging Markets, Global Head of G10 Foreign Exchange Spot FX, and Global Head of Precious Metals Trading. At UBS, Garth was a member of the FRC Americas Executive Committee and FRC Global Management Committee. Garth also served as a board member for the Emerging Markets Traders Association (EMTA). Prior to joining UBS, Appelt was a Portfolio Manager at Moore Capital Management specializing in G10 and Emerging Market directional and relative value strategies in foreign exchange, interest rates, credit and equities. Over a 25-year career, Appelt has also held positions at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan in New York, Paris and London.

Janet Dawson

Managing director, global FX division, Americas


Don Cummings

Managing director, head of linear FX trading


Ulf J. Lindahl

Chief executive officer

Currency Research Associates LLC

Ulf J. Lindahl, Chief Executive Officer, has 40 years of experience in currency research and in managing currency overlay and currency alpha portfolios for pension funds and family offices now applied at Currency Research Associates. The experience was gained at A.G. Bisset, which he co-founded in 1981. Ulf has published the Review of Emerging Trends since 1984 providing subscribers with advice they can trust on currencies, interest rates, equity markets and commodities. The Review of Emerging Trends is now published by Currency Research Associates.


Anna Nordstrom

Head of the domestic and international markets functions in the markets group

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Anna Nordstrom is head of the Domestic and International Markets Functions in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Markets Group.

On the domestic markets side, she covers the Money Markets, Mortgage Markets, and Treasury Markets directorates. Together, these directorates are responsible for the implementation of domestic monetary policy operations as directed by the FOMC; monitoring and analyzing money markets, agency debt markets, mortgage markets, and Treasury markets; and executing Treasury auctions as fiscal agent for the U.S. Treasury.

From the international markets perspective, she manages the Foreign Reserves Management directorate, the Foreign Exchange and Global Markets directorate, and the Foreign Exchange Committee (FXC). Together, these areas are responsible for managing the euro- and yen-denominated assets of the U.S. foreign-exchange reserves; executing U.S. foreign exchange-related activities on behalf of the Federal Reserve System and the U.S. Treasury; the Federal Reserve’s central bank liquidity swap lines; monitoring and analysis of international financial market and policy developments; and contributing to the evolution of the FX Global Code. Nordstrom is an Ex Officio member of the FXC and represents the New York Fed on the Global Foreign Exchange Committee.

Before joining the New York Fed in 2008, Nordstrom held positions at the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank). Nordstrom studied public administration at Umea University in Sweden.

George Goncalves

Head of US macro strategy

MUFG Securities Americas

Bernard Kim

Head of electronic macro, Americas

Credit Agricole CIB