Day 2 - 14 November 2019

Fintech & Regulation – Day 2

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

Fintech & Regulation: Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

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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. 

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10:40AM

Dustin Helland

Blockchain Product Strategy & Implementation

State Farm Insurance

Associated Talks:

10:40AM - Day 2

View Moving Blockchain from Prototype into Production

03:00PM - Day 1

View Panel: Examining a Practical Application of a Blockchain Solution

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Moving Blockchain from Prototype into Production

• Blockchain Journey for enterprise use
• Lessons learned from prototype to production
• Net Subrogation Product

. Dustin Helland, Blockchain Product Strategy & Implementation, State Farm Insurance
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11:10AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Staci Warden

Executive Director, Global Markets Development Practice

Milken Institute

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Subhankar Sinha

Head of Blockchain, Digital Office

BNY Mellon

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11:30AM - Day 2

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

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Justin Schmidt

Vice President | Head of Digital Asset Markets

Goldman Sachs

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

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

10:50AM - Day 1

View Digital Assets – The Future

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

  • Real-life examples of tokenized investment success stories
  • 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: . Staci Warden, Executive Director, Global Markets Development Practice, Milken Institute
. Subhankar Sinha, Head of Blockchain, Digital Office, BNY Mellon
. Justin Schmidt, Vice President | Head of Digital Asset Markets, Goldman Sachs
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12:10PM

Strategic planning for blockchain & the future of finance

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

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12:40PM

DLT: Turning Theory into Practice in the Pensions industry

Here we will receive case studies from a large-scale pension provider. We will identify why blockchain technology has big potential in this sector to really shake up the industry. 

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01:00PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Lisa Nestor

Director of Partnerships

Stellar

Associated Talks:

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 
  • 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 
. Lisa Nestor, Director of Partnerships, Stellar
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02:40PM

Freedom of Data: Open source vs. Centralised Audit Trails

Security is at the forefront of the financial services, so it is key to understand the pros & cons of centralized & decentralized systems. Understand how blockchain & smart contracts are revolutionizing traditional audit trails.  

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03:10PM

Jessica Renier

Senior Counselor & Advisor

US Department of the Treasury

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03:10PM - Day 2

View Fireside chat: Navigating the Regulation mine field

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Fireside chat: 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?  
. Jessica Renier, Senior Counselor & Advisor, US Department of the Treasury
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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. 

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04:00PM

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