2019 Agenda

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2019 Agenda2018-10-19T13:42:45+00:00

2019 THE DIGITAL MONEY FORUM
Tuesday, January 8

8:30-9:00 AM | Welcome

The bagels are on us. But bring your coins as we open with a special guest who’s seen Bitcoins from all sides now.

8:35-9:00 AM
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The bagels are on us. But bring your coins as we dive into the year in cryptocurrency with some special guests.

Welcome:
Senior Advisor, Digital Currency Initiative
MIT Media Lab
9:00-11:00 AM | Searching For Stability

Trust is the secret sauce for any currency.  From chipsets and storage devices to security of digital wallets, we’ll look at a variety of solutions designed to make safety in the crypto, ICO and blockchain worlds a certainty.

9:00-9:45 AM
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Banks and fintechs had a shotgun marriage and it worked. See how new technologies including robochat, AI, voice, AR and VR, trusted systems and biometrics are shaping the new face of traditional commerce.

Speakers:
CEO and Co-Founder
Clinc
Co-founder & CEO
Nummo
9:45-10:15 AM
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Frictionless, secure payments with real-time reporting is the name of the game. Meet the players making the new world of payments easy, secure and even fun.

Moderator:
Associate
Draper Associates
10:15-10:25 AM
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In 2018, Sophia, the Hanson Robotics humanoid was interviewed by, The Digital Money Forum’s Michael Casey. This year, Sophia will turn the tables, showing how she can now initiate the conversation, making it possible for her to be gainfully employed, maybe in fintech.

10:25 AM-12:30 PM | ICOs, Crypto and Tokens
10:25-10:55 AM
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There are a mind-boggling 500+ coins and exchanges from which to choose. Time to get out your scorecards as the leaders of the biggest currencies make their case for how you can benchmark and evaluate the best.

Moderator:
Tech Reporter
The FinTech Times
Speakers:
Founding Partner
Bullpen Capital
10:55-11:40 AM
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Go blockchain or go home. New media properties are using blockchain architecture as proof of work, as a means of more equitably sharing profits, and decentralizing distribution. Hardware manufacturers and carriers need to make sure they’re blockchain-ready.

Moderator:
CEO
BTC Inc
Speakers:
Senior Advisor, Digital Currency Initiative
MIT Media Lab
11:25-11:40 AM
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11:40 AM-12:40 PM
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Meet the pioneers (arrows in their backs and all). What have they learned from their experiences with tokens? Hear about equity, utility, security tokens and everything in between.

Speakers:
TV Host, Founder
MSNBC, Goodshop
12:20-12:30 PM
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If your hardware, cloud or carrier is going to be your bank there’s work to be done. Here’s a chilling case that challenges the digital money business to wake up.

Speakers:
Contributor
Yahoo Finance/USA Today
12:30-12:40 PM
Venetian Level 4, Lando 4302

Tokens are the digital money story of the year, but they are as varied as those tulips in another long-ago mania. Matt Rozsak explains how the world will be tokenized.

12:40-12:50 PM
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Tokens provide businesses with alternative fund-raising and capital but VCs just aren’t sitting around scratching their heads. Here’s what they’re thinking.

12:50-1:00 PM
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Overstock was the first e-commerce site to accept BitCoin payments. Since then they formed Medici Ventures to be at the forefront crypto investments.

Speakers:
President
Medici Ventures
1:00-1:15 PM
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1:15-1:45 PM
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1:45-3:45 PM | Security and Regulation

At the end of the day all money is based on trust. Trust requires a secure environment. Hardware and software developers, regulators and law enforcement will all play their part in creating a trusted environment for digital currency.

1:45-2:30 PM
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Trust is the secret sauce for any currency. From chipsets and storage devices to the security of digital wallets, take a look at a variety of solutions designed to make safety in the crypto, ICO and blockchain worlds a certainty.

Speakers:
Chief Consumer Security Evangelist
McAfee
TV Host, Founder
MSNBC, Goodshop
2:30-3:15 PM
Venetian Level 4, Lando 4302

Ignore the regulations and legal issues surrounding tokens at your own peril. Whether you’re investing or building, you’ll want to hear from the major stakeholders in government, law and self-regulation.

3:15-5:30 PM | Blockhain Deep Dive

The next Google, Wikipedia or Facebook may be built on blockchain. Start with retraining your business brain to think in blockchain and wind up looking at the hottest areas for blockchain development, including entertainment and smart contracts.the world.

3:15-3:45 PM
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No stranger to games, Nolan Bushnell’s X2 game company integrates blockchain technology and cryptocurrency into the user experience.

Speakers:
CEO
Global Blockchain Mining Corp.
3:45-4:30 PM
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Take a look at the next gen businesses being built on the blockchain. This panel of blockchain evangelists will convince you that decentralization will remake not just the Internet, but maybe humankind.

Moderator:
Token Sale Orchestrator
Capilarity
Speakers:
Chief Commercial Officer
Monax
Founder
Alpha Browser/Alpha Token
4:30-5:45 PM
Venetian Level 4, Lando 4302

ICOs (initial coin offerings) are manna from heaven for the next generation of fund seekers, bypassing traditional fundraising routes. How are they doing? Find out in this blazing-fast look at some of the best pre- and post-ICOs in the world.

6:30-8:00 PM | MEET THE NEW MONEY RECEPTION

Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music, and some great exhibits for VIP guests and conference attendees.

6:30-8:00 PM
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Celebrate the dawning of the new age of digital money with a new kind of media platform built for a blockchain world. Streambed invites all conference attendees to join in the party. RSVP required.

Host:
Senior Advisor, Digital Currency Initiative
MIT Media Lab