Day 2 - 6 October 2022

10:00AM

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Chairperson’s Welcome: Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Digital Assets

Chairperson’s welcome and opening remarks.

10:15AM

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Presentation: What is the future of Digital Currencies?

  • Which coins will win?  
  • How will digital currencies shape the financial ecosystem and financial markets?  

10:45AM

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Keynote Presentation: Pushing Bitcoin Further into the Mainstream

  • Will we see more major companies adopting BitCoin as a legal tender? 
  • How can retail banks keep up?  
  • Health and Safety – Is there increased security risk in cutting out intermediaries?  

11:15AM

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Presentation: It’s mine! Can we make better use of tokenisation to prove ownership?

  • Tokenization in the creator economy – licensing, copyrighting and patenting. 
  • Moving to other industries – the tokenization of ideas? Or consent?  
  • Trusting the blockchain despite the press. 

11:35AM

Networking Break

11:50PM

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Panel: Web 3.0 – The Building Blocks for a New Enterprise Landscape

  • Why decentralise? The fall-backs of a centralised data infrastructure system. 
  • What does the third-generation internet offer to business? 
  • Applying to the scope of industry – who will benefit the most? 

12:20PM

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Keynote Presentation: Stablecoin and Financial Inclusion

  • Increasing financial inclusion globally as a result of stablecoin.  
  • International trade and overseas payments made easier. 

12:50PM

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Alexander Moreno

Chief Technical Officer

RenewaBlox

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - Day 2

View Presentation: ESG of Bitcoin Mining

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Presentation: ESG of Bitcoin Mining

  • Bitcoin mining and energy use.
  • Bitcoin mining and the renewables grid.
  • How Bitcoin mining can help combat climate change.
. Alexander Moreno, Chief Technical Officer, RenewaBlox

01:00PM

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Masumi Hamahira

Member of BSV Technical Standards Committee and Financial Services Ambassador for

BSV Blockchain

Associated Talks:

01:30PM - Day 1

View Technical Standards Committee (TSC) for Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) Blockchain

01:00PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Technical Standards Committee (TSC) for Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) Blockchain

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Presentation: Technical Standards Committee (TSC) for Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) Blockchain

  • Goal of TSC’s standardization program and its mission 
  • Benefits of standardization 
  • TSC roadmap for an interoperable ecosystem 
  • Case study of a published standard: Paymail standard
. Masumi Hamahira, Member of BSV Technical Standards Committee and Financial Services Ambassador for, BSV Blockchain

01:10PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

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Presentation: Adoption and Opportunities of CBDCs

  • Britcoin or Shitcoin – Why are some rich countries hesitant to adopt Central Bank Digital Currencies?  
  • On-boarding problems – what infrastructural adjustments are required to adopt a CBDC?  
  • Wholesale, or retail, or both?   
  • Use cases – what can we learn from countries who already have CBDCs? 

02:30PM

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Presentation: CBDCs in Developing Economies

  • Are countries in with developing economies more primed to take on new financial infrastructures? 
  • What are the steps to ensure trust of a Central Bank Digital Currency?  
  • How will societies benefits? Do CBDCs offer a partial solution to global inequality? 
  • Case Study: El Salvador’s role out of BitCoin – Achievements and Shortfalls 

02:50PM

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Presentation: The Exchange Game – Who to Trust?

  • In line with current digital assets trends, which exchange functions are likely to become more popular this year? 
  • DEX’s – an autonomous utopia or the wild west? 
  • Making Crypto Accessible – how essential is platform usability, and should there be more emphasis on education? 

03:10PM

Networking Break

03:30PM

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Benjamin Beltzer

Director of Engineering

Berbix

Associated Talks:

03:30PM - Day 2

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03:30PM - Day 2

View Presentation: The Benefits of IDV in crypto

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Presentation: The Benefits of IDV in crypto

  • How document identity verification can increase conversions and improve the customer experience.
  • The importance of instant and automated identity verification to deter fraudsters.
  • The ways crypto companies can leverage the identity data that Berbix verifies for use in their downstream flows.
. Benjamin Beltzer, Director of Engineering, Berbix

03:40PM

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Panel: The Absence of Regulation in the Digital Assets Landscape

  • The progress so far – why are regulatory bodies nervous to approach the crypto world? 
  • Future potentials of a governed space – how would better regulation enhance capabilities of digital asset companies? 
  • Fiscal policy and a growing crypto economy – the pros and cons of taxing crypto-assets. 
  • The fragmentation risk.  

04:20PM

End of Day