Day 2 - 30 September 2021

10:30AM

(MDT)

Alim Karim

Director of Product Management, Blockchain BU

VMware

Associated Talks:

10:30AM - Day 2

View Financial Services Moving Beyond Blockchain Proof-of-Concept Into Production – Why Now?

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Financial Services Moving Beyond Blockchain Proof-of-Concept Into Production – Why Now?

  • Capital markets which enable the movement of trillions of dollars of value per day are undergoing digital transformation
  • Blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is one of the main enablers of this digital transformation, providing a foundation for new products & services and achieving greater efficiency
  • In this session we will share the drivers of digital transformation in capital markets, what role DLT plays and cover examples of organizations in capital markets that have adopted DLT for transformative use cases.
. Alim Karim, Director of Product Management, Blockchain BU, VMware

11:00AM

(MDT)

Alex Nascimento

Faculty & Co-Founder

Blockchain at UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain Investments

Associated Talks:

01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

09:30AM - Day 2

View The Future of Digital Assets: Chairperson’s welcome

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Mary Beth Buchanan

President, Americas and Global Chief Legal Officer

Merkle Science

Associated Talks:

11:00AM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

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Ting Peng

Editor-in-Chief

Cointelegraph China

Associated Talks:

11:00AM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

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Blake Brown

Sales Engineer

Teleport

Associated Talks:

11:00AM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

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Tony Sio

Head of Marketplace Regulatory Technology

Nasdaq

Associated Talks:

11:00AM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: 2021 – the most consequential year for crypto

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LIVE 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?
Moderator: . Alex Nascimento, Faculty & Co-Founder, Blockchain at UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain Investments
. Mary Beth Buchanan, President, Americas and Global Chief Legal Officer, Merkle Science
. Ting Peng, Editor-in-Chief, Cointelegraph China
. Blake Brown, Sales Engineer, Teleport
. Tony Sio, Head of Marketplace Regulatory Technology, Nasdaq

11:40AM

(MDT)

Graeme Moore

Head of Tokenization

Polymath Network

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 2

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Polymesh and Security Tokens

  • Purpose-built infrastructure is better for security tokens 
  • Security tokens are coming in a major way due to institutional adoption 
  • Institutions will onboard to a blockchain that meets their needs for capital markets – Governance, Identity, Confidentiality, Compliance, Settlement 
. Graeme Moore, Head of Tokenization, Polymath Network

12:00PM

(MDT)

John Hargrave

CEO

Media Shower

Associated Talks:

09:30AM - Day 1

View Blockchain for Enterprise: Chairperson’s Welcome

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Ryan Rugg

Americas Blockchain Partner

IBM

Associated Talks:

12:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

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Jim Cunha

SVP

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Associated Talks:

12:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Central bank digital currencies in action

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Dennis O’Connell

Global Director of Blockchain & Innovation

Securrency

Associated Talks:

12:00PM - 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.
Moderator: . John Hargrave, CEO, Media Shower
. Ryan Rugg, Americas Blockchain Partner , IBM
. Jim Cunha, SVP, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
. Dennis O’Connell, Global Director of Blockchain & Innovation , Securrency

12:50PM

(MDT)

Gavin Gillas

Managing Partner

YGC | Yeoman’s Growth Capital

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - Day 1

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

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Kate Mitselmakher

CEO | Founder

Bloccelerate VC

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - 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.
. Gavin Gillas, Managing Partner, YGC | Yeoman’s Growth Capital
. Kate Mitselmakher, CEO | Founder, Bloccelerate VC

01:20PM

(MDT)

Ricardo Diaz

Senior Director

BRD

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Nicolas Kozakiewicz

Chief Innovation Officer

Wordline

Associated Talks:

01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

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Adam Lowe

Chief Innovation Officer/ Creator

CompoSecure/ Arculus

Associated Talks:

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01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

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Alex Nascimento

Faculty & Co-Founder

Blockchain at UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain Investments

Associated Talks:

01:20PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Payments driving the future of digital assets

09:30AM - Day 2

View The Future of Digital Assets: Chairperson’s welcome

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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
Moderator: . Ricardo Diaz, Senior Director, BRD
. Nicolas Kozakiewicz, Chief Innovation Officer, Wordline
. Adam Lowe, Chief Innovation Officer/ Creator, CompoSecure/ Arculus
. Alex Nascimento, Faculty & Co-Founder, Blockchain at UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain Investments

02:00PM

(MDT)

End of Conference

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