The Road to Wall Street Analyze Your Options
In this informative half-day seminar, hear from successful options traders, exchange leaders and industry professionals. You’ll learn how they got their start, how the listed options markets work, where this growing industry is headed, and if a career in options is in your future.
Program schedule and seminar descriptions below*
|8:15 am||Registration Opens|
|9:00 am||Welcome and Opening Remarks|
|9:05 - 9:55 am||Experiences from the Field*|
|9:55 - 10:40 am||Panel Discussion: How the Listed Options Markets Work**|
|10:40 - 11:00 am||Refreshment Break|
|11:00 - 11:45 am||Panel Discussion: Getting Started in the Options Business**|
|11:45 - 12:25 pm||Experiences from the Field*|
|12:25 pm||Closing Remarks|
|12:30 pm||Program Concludes|
Experiences from the Field:
Join industry leaders in a discussion about the state of the global financial environment and what it means to the future of the options industry. Hear recommendations on what skill sets are most in demand in today’s marketplace.
How the Listed Options Markets Work:
What’s the role of technology in today’s options markets? Why do investors use certain options strategies? How do those strategies get executed? What’s the proper hedge? What’s the role of the broker, the liquidity provider? How do market makers make money? Are all options traded electronically? What happens at expiration? Get answers to these questions and more from our panel of industry experts.
Getting Started in the Options Business:
How can you get your foot in the door to the options industry? Is there a “best approach” and how did other options professionals get their start? What industry associations are out there to assist students in their knowledge about the industry? Listen to a panel of seasoned industry professionals tell their stories and offer their expertise.
*Experiences from the Field featured speakers:
Michael Cahill, President, Chief Operating Officer & Treasurer, OCC
Hazem Dawani, Chief Executive Officer, OptionsCity Software
Randy Frederick, Director of Trading and Derivatives, Schwab Center for Financial Research
Edward Haravon, Chief Administrative Officer, Partner, Spot Trading
Patty Kevin-Schuler, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, BOX Options Exchange
Benjamin Londergren, Chief Executive Officer, Group One Trading
Mark Longo, Founder, Options Insider, Inc.
Linda Maclachlan, Owner, Chief Executive Officer, YJT Solutions Inc.
Russell Rhoads, The Options Institute Instructor, The Chicago Board Options Exchange
Joy Rosenstein, Business Development Manager, Fidessa
*Program and schedule subject to change
When and Where:
Friday, November 2, 2012
IIT - Stuart School of Business
1st Floor Auditorium
565 W. Adams Street
Chicago, Illinois 60661
To register, participants must currently be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate or graduate degree program. A valid college or university ID along with a registration confirmation page to attend the event is required.
**Event fees are charged by IIT. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Individuals should not enter into Options transactions until they have read and understood the risk disclosure document, Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, available by calling 1-888-OPTIONS or by visiting OptionsEducation.org. None of the information in this page should be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell a security or to provide investment advice. © The Options Industry Council 2012.