Day 2 - 26 April 2019

CRYPTOCURRENCY & FINANCIAL SERVICES

This track explores the original use for Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, along with ways blockchain will transform the Financial Services industry. It has been a rollercoaster of a year for the Crypto world, with dizzying fluctuation and tighter regulation around ICOs and token sales, but is the future bright? Will using blockchain technology in the financial capital markets to build a new infrastructure have benefits that outweigh the risks?  Hear from the experts in these field on their view of the marketplace.

09:30AM

Cryptocurrency & Financial Services: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

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09:50AM

Distributed Ledger Technology: Turning Theory into Practice

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10:10AM

Blockchain and insurance

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10:30AM

Morning Keynote: Blockchain: turning the financial world on it’s head

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11:00AM

Network Break

11:40AM

Panel: Maximising the potential of blockchain for financial services

  • Identifying applications: what problems can blockchain technology realistically solve?
  • Building partnerships: how can FinTechs and incumbents drive innovation together?
  • When can we realistically hope to see widespread adoption of blockchain technology in financial services?
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12:20PM

Cryptocurrency and Banks- A new economy or a new asset class?

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12:40PM

Blockchain innovation in wealth and asset management

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01:00PM

Networking Lunch

02:30PM

Afternoon keynote: The future of US regulation

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03:00PM

Panel: Crypto-Securities & Regulation

  • How will the regulatory implications effect token sales?
  • Security around cryptocurrencies
  • Regulation and Litigation cases
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03:40PM

Crypto- exchanges

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04:00PM

Networking Break

04:30PM

Panel: The future of Crypto Finance

  • The potential of crypto currencies in corporate finance
  • Will regulation and taxation involving cryptocurrencies affect their potential?
  • Will cryptocurrencies help prevent terrorist financing, money laundering, fraud and tax evasion or promote it?
  • Will cryptocurrency exchange be successful worldwide? Issues with international exchange
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05:10PM

End of year review

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05:30PM

Session Close

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