Day 2 - 30 September 2021

09:30AM

(MST)

Alex Nascimento

Faculty & Co-Founder

Blockchain at UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain Investments

Associated Talks:

09:30AM - Day 2

View The Future of Digital Assets: Chairperson’s welcome

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The Future of Digital Assets: Chairperson’s welcome

Opening talk – overview of sessions and highlights.

. Alex Nascimento, Faculty & Co-Founder, Blockchain at UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain Investments

09:40AM

(MST)

The catapult: Connecting with mainstream payment systems

  • Connecting digital assets with traditional payment systems.
  • Why are payment providers the key to mass crypto adoption?
  • What will the decentralized financial ecosystem of the future look like?
  • The race: CBDC or crypto for the new-look financial ecosystem?

10:00AM

(MST)

Reserved

Senior Representative

Solution Provider

Associated Talks:

01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

01:00PM - Day 1

View How does blockchain slot into your legacy system?

01:30PM - Day 1

View LIVE Women in TechEx Panel: Blockchain for sustainability and social innovation

12:30PM - Day 2

View Navigating the crypto landscape

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

10:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

10:00AM - Day 2

View Keynote: The digital dollar: Motivations, technology and implications of CBDCs

12:30PM - Day 1

View The blockchain tracked COVID-19 medical passport

11:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain – solving problems in the supply chain

11:10AM - Day 1

View The rise of the bold innovator! Becoming a tech hero

10:30AM - Day 1

View LIVE Panel: Technology utopianism & the state of blockchain in enterprise

10:00AM - Day 1

View Keynote: Expanding the use of blockchain in enterprise

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Keynote: The digital dollar: Motivations, technology and implications of CBDCs

  • Creating digital twin fiat currency – why the influx of interest from central banks?
  • How government acknowledgement of central bank digital currency could change the game for mass adoption of digital fiat.
  • The design of CBDC and its potential implications for banks, the payments ecosystem, competition, and innovation.
. Reserved, Senior Representative, Solution Provider

10:30AM

(MST)

Tony Sio

Head of Marketplace Regulatory Technology

Nasdaq

Associated Talks:

10:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

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Reserved

Senior Representative

Solution Provider

Associated Talks:

01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

01:00PM - Day 1

View How does blockchain slot into your legacy system?

01:30PM - Day 1

View LIVE Women in TechEx Panel: Blockchain for sustainability and social innovation

12:30PM - Day 2

View Navigating the crypto landscape

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

10:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

10:00AM - Day 2

View Keynote: The digital dollar: Motivations, technology and implications of CBDCs

12:30PM - Day 1

View The blockchain tracked COVID-19 medical passport

11:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain – solving problems in the supply chain

11:10AM - Day 1

View The rise of the bold innovator! Becoming a tech hero

10:30AM - Day 1

View LIVE Panel: Technology utopianism & the state of blockchain in enterprise

10:00AM - Day 1

View Keynote: Expanding the use of blockchain in enterprise

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Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

  • Institutions finally acknowledging crypto – traditional vs. crypto investment.
  • The highs and lows of the crypto roller coaster – moving away from the “boys club” mentality and overcoming the crypto stigma.
  • Bitcoin boom – why did recent events not boost fellow altcoins? Predictions for crypto in five years’ time.
  • Looking back to look forward – how far has crypto come? How mainstream can crypto ever go?
. Tony Sio, Head of Marketplace Regulatory Technology, Nasdaq
. Reserved, Senior Representative, Solution Provider

11:10AM

(MST)

Regulatory approaches to the tokenisation of assets

  • Regulation milestones and implications.
  • Regional differences – progress and opportunity by geography.
  • Key players in tokenisation use cases – the complexities behind creating digital twins of your assets.
  • What’s next for tokenised assets?

11:30AM

(MST)

Reserved

Senior Representative

Solution Provider

Associated Talks:

01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

01:00PM - Day 1

View How does blockchain slot into your legacy system?

01:30PM - Day 1

View LIVE Women in TechEx Panel: Blockchain for sustainability and social innovation

12:30PM - Day 2

View Navigating the crypto landscape

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

10:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

10:00AM - Day 2

View Keynote: The digital dollar: Motivations, technology and implications of CBDCs

12:30PM - Day 1

View The blockchain tracked COVID-19 medical passport

11:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain – solving problems in the supply chain

11:10AM - Day 1

View The rise of the bold innovator! Becoming a tech hero

10:30AM - Day 1

View LIVE Panel: Technology utopianism & the state of blockchain in enterprise

10:00AM - Day 1

View Keynote: Expanding the use of blockchain in enterprise

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Jim Cunha

SVP

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

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Dennis O’Connell

Director Of Blockchain Engineering

BNY Mellon

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

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Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

  • Innovation within central banks – use cases and geographical hot spots where national currencies are being tokenised.
  • Why digitise fiat currency? Disruptive or stabilising?
  • Pivotal regulatory landmarks and their knock-on effect within the industry.
. Reserved, Senior Representative, Solution Provider
. Jim Cunha, SVP, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
. Dennis O’Connell, Director Of Blockchain Engineering, BNY Mellon

12:10PM

(MST)

De-Fi and the future of stablecoins

  • What is De-Fi – decentralised finance? Use case of the biggest decentralised finance project to date.
  • Unlocking the value by enabling payments – the next steps for 2021.
  • Alternative lending – the format, benefits and risks.
  • Stablecoins to underpin a new era of instant value transfer.

12:30PM

(MST)

Reserved

Senior Representative

Solution Provider

Associated Talks:

01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

01:00PM - Day 1

View How does blockchain slot into your legacy system?

01:30PM - Day 1

View LIVE Women in TechEx Panel: Blockchain for sustainability and social innovation

12:30PM - Day 2

View Navigating the crypto landscape

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

10:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

10:00AM - Day 2

View Keynote: The digital dollar: Motivations, technology and implications of CBDCs

12:30PM - Day 1

View The blockchain tracked COVID-19 medical passport

11:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain – solving problems in the supply chain

11:10AM - Day 1

View The rise of the bold innovator! Becoming a tech hero

10:30AM - Day 1

View LIVE Panel: Technology utopianism & the state of blockchain in enterprise

10:00AM - Day 1

View Keynote: Expanding the use of blockchain in enterprise

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Navigating the crypto landscape

  • Top crypto trends and opportunity by geography – crypto vs. institutional investments.
  • How to exchange ethically – sourcing your crypto safely and how should we manage our digital assets? 
  • Boom and bust – navigating the volatile landscape. Secret weapons from the inside.
. Reserved, Senior Representative, Solution Provider

12:40PM

(MST)

De-Fi: A better solution for peer-to-peer lending

  • Banking on blockchain – how do we make finance more cost-effective using blockchain?
  • How can we use digital assets in corporate lending?
  • The impact of regulation around decentralised finance.

01:00PM

(MST)

Gavin Gillas

Managing Partner

YGC | Yeoman’s Growth Capital

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Kate Mitselmakher

CEO | Founder

Bloccelerate VC

Associated Talks:

01:00PM - Day 1

View Fireside Chat: Investors – Connecting start-ups with enterprise

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Fireside Chat: Investors – Connecting start-ups with enterprise

  • How to find the right fit between start-up and enterprise.
  • How investors and incubator programmes foster start-ups to match fit.
  • Incubation time scales; Moving through the motions.
  • Barriers to success: Regulation, scalability and the disparity between current technology and the services enterprises demand.
  • Exploring why structure is the key to implementing new technology in large scale enterprise.
Moderator: . Gavin Gillas, Managing Partner, YGC | Yeoman’s Growth Capital
. Kate Mitselmakher, CEO | Founder, Bloccelerate VC

01:20PM

(MST)

Reserved

Senior Representative

Solution Provider

Associated Talks:

01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

01:00PM - Day 1

View How does blockchain slot into your legacy system?

01:30PM - Day 1

View LIVE Women in TechEx Panel: Blockchain for sustainability and social innovation

12:30PM - Day 2

View Navigating the crypto landscape

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

10:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

10:00AM - Day 2

View Keynote: The digital dollar: Motivations, technology and implications of CBDCs

12:30PM - Day 1

View The blockchain tracked COVID-19 medical passport

11:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain – solving problems in the supply chain

11:10AM - Day 1

View The rise of the bold innovator! Becoming a tech hero

10:30AM - Day 1

View LIVE Panel: Technology utopianism & the state of blockchain in enterprise

10:00AM - Day 1

View Keynote: Expanding the use of blockchain in enterprise

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LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

  • How do mainstream users make payments using cryptocurrencies?
  • The growth of businesses accepting Bitcoin and crypto payments.
  • The NFT & Bitcoin boom effect – analysing trends and trust
. Reserved, Senior Representative, Solution Provider

02:00PM

(MST)

End of Conference

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