THE DIGITAL MONEY FORUM 2016
Friday, January 8
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.
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.
The Future of Payment Systems
A look at some of the most cutting edge technologies that will revolutionize how we transact and move money.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.