THE DIGITAL MONEY FORUM 2016
PRESENTED BY:
Friday, January 8
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

9 – 9:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

Welcome: A Brief History of Money

From wampum to gold, the history of money is as philosophical as it is technological. Halsey Minor, founder of CNet, serial entreprenuer and Block Chain afficionado looks at how we got here, and how that informs where we’re going.

Welcome:
Senior Adviser at MIT’s Digital Currency
MIT Media Lab
Speakers:
Founder, Chairman and Chief Visionary
Uphold
9:15 - 9:30 AM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

The Commerce Revolution

Not since the invention of the credit card have payments been such a topic of conversation. MasterCard provides a look at the commerce revolution and the innovation it’s spawning. 

Keynote:
Chief Commercial Officer
MasterCard
9:30 -10:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

The Future of Payment Systems

A look at some of the most cutting edge technologies that will revolutionize how we transact and move money.

Moderator:
Founder/CEO
The Rudin Group
Panelists:
CEO, Klarna North America
Klarna Inc.
Group Head/Senior Vice President, Digital Channels
MasterCard
Founder and CEO
Ringly
Vice President for Mobile Payments
Capital One
10:15- 10:45 AM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

The Anatomy of a Payment System

Beneath the new payment systems lie some carefully structured and interoperable technology. What makes a payment system work?  We’re talking tokenization, authentication and novel new chipsets in this session.

Moderator:
VP Business Development Global Payment Solutions
NXP Semiconductors
Panelists:
Vice President Manufacturing
Nymi
CEO
Snowball Technology
10:45-11:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

Cashless Payments at Retail

A wo(man) walks into a store and the experience is a conglomeration of outreach, loyalty and payment — frictionless shopping.  How do we create more engaged consumers using cashless payment systems?

Moderator:
Executive Editor
FierceRetail
Panelists:
CEO
Affectio, Inc.
Senior Vice President – Payments Technology & Innovation
Synchrony Financial
SVP Marketing
USA Technlogies
Partner, COO
The Science Project
11:30 - 12:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

Wallet Payment Systems

Tap your phone?  Swipe your card?  Refill your wallet?  Check out your loyalty points? The myriad options for buying something require new behaviors.

Moderator:
Freelance Writer
Panelists:
CEO and co-founder
Snapcard
Director of Product Management
Qualcomm
CEO/Co-Founder
Coin
Senior Industry Analyst
CreditCards.com
12:30 - 1:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

Digital Money Lunchtime Forum

Millenials distrust banks but love technology. How does this play out for the future of money?

Moderator:
Founder/CEO
The Rudin Group
Panelists:
Senior Vice President, Scratch
Viacom
1:00 – 1:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

Fireside Chat: The Regulatory Environment

If you’re creating digital payment schemes with no regard to regulation you’re going to find yourself in hot water.  We look at what every start-up and traditional payment company needs to know about the regulatory environment.

Moderator:
Senior Adviser at MIT’s Digital Currency
MIT Media Lab
Panelists:
Founder & President
Chamber of Digital Commerce
Managing Director
Tusk Ventures
1:30 - 2:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

Virtual Currency (Block Chain 101)

BitCoin began as a renegade novelty but it’s being taken seriously by just about every major financial instituion. We take the temperature on what’s hype and what parts of the Bitcoin culture will change the face of money transactions forever.

Moderator:
Chairman
BitAngels
Panelists:
Managing Partner
Blockchain Capital
Director of Engineering
Coinbase
2:00 - 2:20 PM
Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404

What’s Next? Predicting the Year of Digital Money

Matthew Roszak is no stranger to predictions, startups or belief systems about money. What are his predictions for 2016? Hint: He’s usually right.

Speakers:
Founding Partner
Tally Capital and Co-Founder, Bloq