May 6 - 7, 2020  |  Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

 
2000+
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250+
Speakers
75+
Exhibitors
120+
Sessions
 
1500+
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WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTO?

 

As the industry continues to evolve, so have we, with additional streams dedicated to the inclusion of A.I., blockchain, and cryptocurrency. With increased importance on disruptive technologies at major financial institutions, we strive to provide the best insight into the impacts of this financial revolution.

 

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Blockchain, Wednesday 6 May 2020

Tom Anderson
08:50

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Tom Anderson, President And Chairman Of The Board, Drawbridge Lending
Kate Mitselmakher
Blockchain
12:00

Enterprise Management vs Tokenization – what is the better use for blockchain in financial markets?

Kate Mitselmakher, Chief Executive Officer And Founder, Bloccelerate VC
Sam Yilmaz, Chief Operating Officer - General Partner, Bloccelerate VC
Blockchain
12:20

10) Fund administration – using DLT to manage tasks required to run a fund

Blockchain
12:20

11) Data Storage – the impact from blockchain technology

Blockchain
12:20

12) Central Bank Digital Currency – what would be the impact of a centralized stablecoin?

Patrick South, Vice President Of Development, Chamber of Digital Commerce
Panel discussion
Blockchain
14:20

Tokenization – how blockchain will bring about new trading products in the digital space

·Traditional securities – developing tokens for stocks to increase trade-ability·Commodities – increasing liquidity of physical assets·Real Estate – changes to investing via blockchain REITs·Fractionalization – applying token technology for divided ownership of bonds and more
Moderator: Russell Deakin, Managing Director, Aceana Group
Andrew Czupek, Senior Vice President, Market Advocacy And Innovation Research, Northern Trust
Alex Melikhov, Chief Executive Officer, Equilibrium
Gabor Gurbacs, Director, Digital Assets Strategy, Van Eck Global
Panel discussion
Blockchain
15:00

Digital Transformations – how will the future of capital markets be influenced by blockchain technology?

·Asset Issuance – reinterpretations of the fundamentals for issuing assets into an open ecosystem·Future of transactions – on exchanges or a shift towards peer-to-peer?·Secondary Trading – how will assets be traded on the secondary market?
Moderator: Irina Litchfield, Chief Executive Officer And Founder, Blockchain Cubed
David Nuelle, Managing Director, Hehmeyer Trading + Investments
Phil Kelly, Executive Director Of Business Development, ConsenSys
Sunayna Tuteja, Head Of Digital Assets And Dlt, TD Ameritrade
Drew Wade, Managing Partner, Band One
last published: 29/Jan/20 08:35

 

 

Blockchain, Thursday 7 May 2020

Panel discussion
Blockchain
11:20

Market Speedbumps – what these split-second delays could mean for the future of market making

·Fairness – are speedbumps fair to all parties involved in trading?·Asymmetric speedbumps – are market makers protected?·Use cases – what’s working, what isn’t?
Moderator: Kirsten Wegner, Chief Executive Officer, Modern Markets Initiative
Paul Jiganti, Managing Director, IMC
last published: 29/Jan/20 08:35

 

 

Crypto, Wednesday 6 May 2020

Tom Anderson
08:50

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Tom Anderson, President And Chairman Of The Board, Drawbridge Lending
Panel discussion
Crypto
11:20

Custodianship – exploring best measures for protecting your digital holdings

·Max Security vs. Max Efficiency – what will be more vital in a developing market?·Cold storage – how do we avoid the development of ‘crypto silos’ while protecting assets?·Physical protection – what new hardware is being developed to improve crypto custody management?
Tom Lombardi, Director, Wave Group
Lawrence Newhook, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Laureate Digital Securities
Timothy Enneking
Crypto
12:00

The Crypto Trichotomy – the evolution of the digital asset market

·Trading tokens·Blockchain·Asset-back Tokens
Timothy Enneking, Managing Director, Digital Capital Management, LP
Crypto
12:20

13) Investment Landscape – basics for entering the crypto industry

Michael Rabkin, Head of Institutional Sales & Global Partnerships, DV Chain
Chris Matta, Co-Founder, Crescent Crypto
Crypto
12:20

14) Crypto in the Asian Markets – understanding the landscape of a vastly growing crypto community

Crypto
12:20

15) Crypto lending – making profit in volatile markets

Jason O'Reilly, Chief Operating Officer And Chief Financial Officer, DrawbridgeLending
Charlie Mcgarraugh, Head Of Markets, Blockchain
Martin Garcia, Managing Director, Genesis Global Trading
Michael Creadon, Head Of Business Development, Drawbridge Lending
Panel discussion
Crypto
14:20

Crypto Market Structure – making sense of a still developing market infrastructure

·Trade routing – how will the crypto markets respond to the influx of crypto brokers?·Geofencing/Delisting – How is regulation impacting company’s decisions to co-locate?·Global standard – what is the best way to standardize the crypto markets to improve efficiency?
Brian Sewell, Founder, Rockwell Trades
Chris Matta, Co-Founder, Crescent Crypto
Michael Bucella, Partner, BlockTower Capital
Dan Patterson, Managing Partner, Polynexus Capital
Panel discussion
Crypto
15:00

Liquidity in Crypto – adding stability to a young and fast-growing market

·Volume: how many more players are needed in the crypto market for greater liquidity or are we already there?·Speed of Trade: how much faster can trades become as a result of more liquidity?·Exchanges: what are the innovative ways in which exchanges are working to improve access and scale?
Evgeny Gaevoy, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Wintermute Trading
Miha Grcar, Head Of Business Development, Bitstamp Ltd.
Michael Rabkin, Head of Institutional Sales & Global Partnerships, DV Chain
Charlie Méraud, Co-Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Woorton
Mike Ossowski, Crypto Market Making And Trading Strategy, Hehmeyer Trading + Investments
Brandon Elsasser, Chief Investment Officer, Victoria Capital Management
last published: 29/Jan/20 08:35

 

 

Crypto, Thursday 7 May 2020

Panel discussion
Crypto
11:20

Crypto Derivatives – a closer look at the overall landscape

·Differentiation – contrasting traditional derivatives to those in the crypto markets·Jurisdiction – how are crypto products regulated based on country and region and how does that impact product structure?·Strategy – what are the best use cases for crypto derivatives?
Shiliang Tang, Chief Investment Officer, LedgerPrime
Brad Koeppen, Head Of Crypto Trading, CMT Capital Markets Trading
Rich Rosenblum, Co-Founder, GSR
Martin Garcia, Managing Director, Genesis Global Trading
Crypto
12:00

Crypto Data – finding necessary information to apply to a young market

·Reliability – what’s a good trusted source of data?·Price discovery – is ten years enough for true predictions?·API plugins – which data providers are best equipped to provide meaningful real-time data?
Crypto
12:20

13) Oversight – navigating US crypto regulations vs. offshore regulations

Colleen Sullivan, Partner In Cmt Digital Holdings Llc, CMT Capital Markets Trading
Crypto
12:20

14) Bitcoin Mining – what does the future hold for miners with the upcoming halving?

Crypto
12:20

15) Crypto Infrastructure – overcoming technical challenges

Panel discussion
Crypto
14:10

Capturing Crypto alpha – what strategies are maximizing returns in the crypto markets?

Moderator: John Rapa, Managing Partner And Chief Executive Officer, Tellefsen and Company
Yoshi Nakamura, Managing Director, Head Of Americas, Sales And Business Development, Galaxy Digital
Jason Dolgy, Managing Partner, Black Opal Capital
Haim Bodek, Managing Principal, Decimus Capital Markets, LLC
last published: 29/Jan/20 08:35

 

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