Day 2 - 18 March 2020

Fintech & Regulation

This track explores the use for Blockchain in the Financial Services industry, hearing advice & insight from bankers, insurers, businesses overhauling their finance systems. It will delve into blockchain solutions within the financial services & the struggles banks are having with security & regulation. We will also dip into the Crypto world looking at the tighter regulations emerging & the rise of the STO. 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 fields on their view of the marketplace & why blockchain & crypto are here to stay.

10:00AM

Professor Olinga Taeed

Director | Council Member | Expert Advisor

Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise & Governance | China E-Commerce Blockchain Committee (China Ministry of Commerce)

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

View Fintech & Regulation: Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

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Fintech & Regulation: Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

Chair’s Opening Talk: DLT Values-based Open Banking & Procurement

“Blockchain and DLT will extend our institutional services by aligning values to value. It is the single most important instrument to change the world for the better 4th Industrial Revolution instruments such as DLT, AI, IoT empower the UN SDG 2030”

. Professor Olinga Taeed, Director | Council Member | Expert Advisor, Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise & Governance | China E-Commerce Blockchain Committee (China Ministry of Commerce)

10:20AM

Keynote: Investors back in the driving seat: The evolution of the innovation investment market

Blockchain is the biggest disruptor in the investment industry has ever seen. Here we will take a look inside the industry to see how tokenization & innovation is changing investment as we know it. 

10:40AM

Blockchain: Shaking up the Insurance Industry

Blockchain to the rescue! Examples of how blockchain is disrupting the insurance industry. 

11:10AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Professor Olinga Taeed

Director | Council Member | Expert Advisor

Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise & Governance | China E-Commerce Blockchain Committee (China Ministry of Commerce)

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

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Ville Sointu

Head of Emerging Technologies

Nordea

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: The new era of Digital Assets: The Tokenisation of Everything

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Johan Toll

Head of Digital Assets, Associate Vice President

NASDAQ

Associated Talks:

12:10PM - Day 2

View Strategic planning for blockchain & the future of finance

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: The new era of Digital Assets: The Tokenisation of Everything

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Panel: The new era of Digital Assets: The Tokenisation of Everything

  • Real-life examples of tokenized investment success stories –  digital assets
  • Tokenized Fiat $ € ¥ £
  • Investment for the masses – Examination of the level of untapped wealth that tokenization is in the process of unlocking 
  • A look at how firms are tokenizing their physical assets & using smart contracts 
  • What role do the Exchange Platforms play in the token revolution? 
Moderator: . Professor Olinga Taeed, Director | Council Member | Expert Advisor, Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise & Governance | China E-Commerce Blockchain Committee (China Ministry of Commerce)
. Ville Sointu, Head of Emerging Technologies, Nordea
. Johan Toll, Head of Digital Assets, Associate Vice President, NASDAQ

12:10PM

Johan Toll

Head of Digital Assets, Associate Vice President

NASDAQ

Associated Talks:

12:10PM - Day 2

View Strategic planning for blockchain & the future of finance

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: The new era of Digital Assets: The Tokenisation of Everything

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Strategic planning for blockchain & the future of finance

How do we ride out the disruption & come out on top?  

. Johan Toll, Head of Digital Assets, Associate Vice President, NASDAQ

12:40PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Yann van Ewijk

Chairman | Information Risk Analyst

Dutch Bitcoin Foundation

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Nkiru Uwaje

Global Innovation Manager

SWIFT

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: The New Movement of Crypto Assets & “DeFi” – Decentralised Finance

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Thomas Zakrzewski

Head of Blockchain | Technologist Fellow

S&P Global Ratings | National Security Institute (NSI)

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: The New Movement of Crypto Assets & “DeFi” – Decentralised Finance

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Ioana Surpateanu

Co-Head of European Government Affairs - Innovation Strategy & Advocacy

Citi

Associated Talks:

11:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: Traditional Investment vs. Tokenisation

02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: The New Movement of Crypto Assets & “DeFi” – Decentralised Finance

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Panel: The New Movement of Crypto Assets & “DeFi” – Decentralised Finance

  • Examples of liquidizing untapped real-world assets to unlock new marketplaces with crypto
  • Investigation into the issues with Traditional investment? 
  • How to decipher the World of Tokenization? ICOs, STOs, IEOs, Stable coins 
  • What is DeFi? Understanding the decentralized finance landscape 
  • Regulations & increased security around tradable assets & new currency 
Moderator: . Yann van Ewijk, Chairman | Information Risk Analyst, Dutch Bitcoin Foundation
. Nkiru Uwaje, Global Innovation Manager, SWIFT
. Thomas Zakrzewski, Head of Blockchain | Technologist Fellow, S&P Global Ratings | National Security Institute (NSI)
. Ioana Surpateanu, Co-Head of European Government Affairs - Innovation Strategy & Advocacy, Citi

02:40PM

Navigating the Regulation mine field

  • How has transformational technology pushed regulatory boundaries
  • Breaking it down – what is the stance on blockchain?
  • Geographic influences – who should we be adhering to?
  • How do we stay on the ball? Working together to a common aim. Planning for the future.
  • The effects of regulation – the ball & chain or the catapult? 

03:00PM

Barry E James

Founding Chair | Crypto Insider

British Blockchain & Frontier Technologies Association | City AM

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William Lovell

Head of Future Technology

Bank of England

Associated Talks:

03:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Unleashing the potential of blockchain in the finance industry

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Panel: Unleashing the potential of blockchain in the finance industry

  • What problems have blockchain technologies already solved in finance?
  • Collaboration between FinTech’s & banks on the big innovation drive
  • Implementation: Moving blockchains from private to public
  • Looking ahead: When can we realistically hope to see widespread adoption?
Moderator: . Barry E James, Founding Chair | Crypto Insider, British Blockchain & Frontier Technologies Association | City AM
. William Lovell, Head of Future Technology, Bank of England

03:40PM

Blockchain: Fostering development across the Emerging Markets

Investigation as to the potential opportunities in the developing world. How we can use technology & innovation to the best of their abilities & why the emerging markets lend themselves so well to fast adoption. 

04:00PM

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