FIA Boca – Spring 2015

The 40th annual FIA International Futures Energy Conference was held from March 10-13 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The conference is one of the most high profile futures and options industry events. More than 1000 delegates, including government officials, board members, and journalists, attended the event.

CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad gave the keynote address. He discussed how the CFTC is making clearinghouse recovery plans and clearinghouse governance issues a priority so the clearing firms can operate safely and successfully.

Massad was joined by a host of distinguished speakers, including CME Group CEO Phupinder Gill, ICE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Sprecher, Eurex CEO Andreas Preuss, and FIA President and CEO Walk Lukken.

A number of current and former traders reconnected at the event. Above, Jeff Bernacchi, Stanley Levin, Mark Gaylinn, Jerry Rafferty, Rob Goldmark, Michael Pomerantz, Richard Davimos, John Byrnes, Barry Axelrod, Michael Wagner, George Gero, Bruce Fein, Harvey Wachmann, Dean Meierfeld, Warren Schwartz, Donald Weinberger, Saul Dworkin, Gary Greenberg, Sebastian Angelico, Bobby Moskowitz, Gary Glass, and Henry Weissblatt at the resort.