2018 Agenda

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2018 THE DIGITAL MONEY FORUM
PRESENTED BY:
Tuesday, January 9

The New World of Digital Payments

Keep up with the latest trends in fintech, how automation and artificial intelligence are changing the game, and what you can do to keep funds and customer data safe while you grow and experiment. 

9:00am - 9:15am
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

Welcome to a world with no cash that’s totally intertwined with your digital identity.

Moderator:
Senior Advisor, Digital Currency Initiative
MIT Media Lab
9:15am - 9:45am
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

Real time reporting, frictionless transactions, secure, immediate from any device, manageable, and smart … that’s the promise. What’s the reality?

Moderator:
Senior Analyst
Aite Group
Speakers:
Co-Founder
XE
EVP, Account Management
Mastercard
Senior Vice Presdient, Payments Technology & Innovation
Synchrony Financial
Vice President and General Manager, Services and New Business
Samsung Electronics America
9:45am - 10:25am
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

From Alexa to your car from your fridge to your thermostat, they’re spending money like crazy. And it’s yours.

Moderator:
Chief Digital Officer
Meredith Corporation
Speakers:
Vice President
Diebold Nixdorf
Sr. Director of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships
USA Technologies
Vice President of Communications and Policy
Betterment
10:25am - 10:45am
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

Hear what Sophia (the most humanoid of robots) has to say about the future of money.

Moderator:
Senior Advisor, Digital Currency Initiative
MIT Media Lab
Speakers:
Founder & CEO
Hanson Robotics
Robot
Hanson Robotics
10:45am - 11:15am
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

Governor Tim Pawlenty leads the Financial Services Roundtable which includes the leading banking, insurance, asset management, finance and credit card companies in America.

Presenters:
CEO
Financial Services Roundtable
Who’s on Top: Leaders in the Movement

A look at the companies, nations, and minds at the forefront of innovation and adoption in digital payments. 

11:30am - 12:30pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

These 5 ideas about money are going to rock your world in 2018.

  • Chris Feeney: Cybersecurity: Keeping Commerce Safe
  • Cleveland Brown: VR/AR Meet the World of Digital Money
  • Jesse Lund: The World According to BlockChain
  • Jason Mars: AI’s Place in the World of Digital Money
Moderator:
President, BITS
Financial Services Roundtable
Speakers:
Chief Executive Office and Co-Founder
Payscout
VP, Global Blockchain Market Development, FSS
IBM
Personalizing Transactions

From the person who’s never banked to the one who’s saved for decades, from the first home buyer to the in-debt college graduate, how can tech help expand the ranks of the financially stable?  

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

Artifical intelligence, robo advisors, data analytics and intuitive user interfaces are helping people who have never banked before get into the game. We look at everyone from first time borrowers to small business owners, and see how fintech is expanding the ranks of the financially empowered.

Moderator:
Journalist
Improbable Ventures
Speakers:
SVP - Product, Portfolio and Integrated Payments
Bank of America Merchant Services
Chief Revenue Officer
Stash
Chief Marketing Officer
Cardlytics
Managing Director, head of Digital
BlackRock
CMO
MoneyLion
1:45pm - 2:15pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

Digital identity is one of the biggest problems we face as we head to a cashless society. We explore biometrics, tokenization, authentication and the nitty gritty of the data that is YOU.

Moderator:
Founder
Living in Digital Times
Speakers:
Vice President and General Manager of Secure Embedded Transactions at NXP Semiconductors
NXP
Founder & CEO
uConekt
Cryptocurrency: A Volatile “Game of Coins””

After years of doubt and derision from the mainstream finance community, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, and hundreds more, have become fodder for cocktail party chatter. Get an insider’s look at how to evaluate them all. 

2:15pm - 2:45pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

The last few months of cryptocurrency pricing feels more like gambling than investing. We’ll look at a variety of coins, old and new, and help you learn about the differentiating characteristics.

Moderator:
Founder & CEO
Transform Group International
Speakers:
President, Medici Ventures
Medici Ventures
CEO
Swarm Fund
CEO
Bittrex
Co-founder & CEO
Civic
2:45pm - 3:00pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

The market value of the cryptocurrencies has exploded from $15 billion a year ago, to over $300 billion today. Every corporation and government on the planet is exploring cryptocurrencies. The “tokenization of things” is upon us — money, identity, trust, privacy, security and beyond are being reimagined in this new decentralized technology frontier. Are we in a bubble? What does the regulatory landscape look like? Where is the compass pointed over the near term?

Presenters:
Co-founder & Chairman
Bloq
3:00pm - 3:15pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

What is the potential for fraud when it comes to virtual currencies? Brent Tomer from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission talks about how traders and investors can protect themselves.

Presenters:
Chief Trial Attorney
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
The Future of Blockchain

It’s obvious that blockchain technology is here to stay, and we’re just beginning to see its potential to transform the world. Explore the possibilities with true blockchain innovators, and hear from some companies hoping to be the next big thing. 

3:30pm - 3:45pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302
Speakers:
Founder & CEO
VideoCoin Network
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

With no centralized data depository, a distributed ledger that’s both private and public, and links that can be added ad infinitum, the blockchain looks like it’s going to be the shapeshifter of every business.

Moderator:
Innovation Catalyst
AndrewVorster.com
Featured Speaker:
Founder & CEO
VideoCoin Network
Speakers:
SVP iQmetrix Payments
iQmetrix
Founder, Managing Partner
Future\Perfect Ventures
Director of Business Development
LO3 Energy
CEO/Founder
YouNow
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Venetian, Level 4 | Lando 4302

Twelve five minute presentations from the newest entrants in the ICO and blockchain worlds, judged by a panel of top blockchain investors.

Moderator:
Managing Director
Transform Group
Presenters:
CEO
Everipedia, Inc.
Co-founder, COO
Etheal
Founder & CEO
Alpha Token
Osher Coin
CEO & Founder
Chief Investment Officer
Full Node Capital
Founder
Blocksafe
CEO
Bee Token
CEO
Rivetz Corp
Founder
Native Token
Managing Director
New Alchemy
Co-Founder
WINGS