2019 THE DIGITAL MONEY FORUM
Tuesday, January 8

8:30-9:00 AM | Welcome
8:30-9:00 AM
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Wealth and Wellness go hand-in-hand. How you manage both can make all the difference. Join global leaders MINDBODY and MoneyLion for a breakfast and learn how using technology to help track and make decisions on your fitness and finances can lead to better overall wellness and reduced financial stress – one of America’s biggest epidemics.

SPONSORED BY: MINDBODY, Moneylion

Welcome:
Founder
Living In Digital Times
Speakers:
Senior Vice President, Consumer Products
MINDBODY
Head of Wealth Management and Banking
MoneyLion
Founder, Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Teacher, Reiki Healing Master & Teacher
RYK Yoga and Meditation Center
9:00-11:30 AM | Searching For Stability

Whether you measure the number of ATMs or branch closures, the number of people who pay using it, or merchants that accept it, the death knell for cash is getting closer. What digital form replaces it is a different issue. We look at the contenders for the new world of value. From robochats and AI-powered fintech to cryptocurrencies and the new ICO offerings, we look at where money’s going. Literally.

9:00-9:35 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, mobile payment and cashless technology, and biometrics are shaping the new face of traditional commerce.

Moderator:
Associate
Draper Associates
Speakers:
Chief Product Officer, Head of Growth
MoneyLion
VP of Product
Clinc, Inc.
SVP Marketing and Strategic Development
USA Technologies
Co-founder & CEO
Nummo
9:35-9:45 AM
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Self-serve payments are reshaping the industry.  We look at building the ecosystem, the rise of the interconnected shopper, and how consumers will adopt the unattended retail experience.

Moderator:
Associate
Draper Associates
Speakers:
SVP Marketing and Strategic Development
USA Technologies
9:45-10:00 AM
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Hashing, forking, STOs…study up and you could win some great swag.

Speakers:
Host
The Bitcoin Podcast Network
10:00-10:15 AM
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See how Uniken flips the paradigm to solve for ID and safety.

Speakers:
CEO
Uniken
10:15-10:50 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 creators, leaders, and investors of the biggest currencies today make their case for how you can benchmark and evaluate the best. They’ll sort through the tumultuous crypto-events of 2018 and set the stage for the year to come.

Moderator:
Tech Reporter
The FinTech Times
Speakers:
President & COO
MakerDAO
Founding Partner
Bullpen Capital
Chairman
Bitcoin Foundation
CEO and Co-Founder
Chia Network
10:50-11:20 AM
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Go blockchain or go home. New media properties, for games, news, entertainment, music or social are using blockchain architecture as proof of work, as a means of more equitably sharing profits, and of decentralizing distribution. An ecosystem spanning everything from ticket sales to fandom is forming. Hardware manufacturers and carriers need to make sure they’re blockchain-ready.

Moderator:
CEO
BTC Inc
Speakers:
Founder & Chief Architect, Nexus Blockchain
Nexus
Senior Advisor, MIT Media Lab
CEO, Streambed Media
Founder & CEO
Entertainment AI™
Chief Investment Officer
Bicameral Ventures
11:20 AM-1:20 PM | Thought Leadership: ICOs, Crypto and Tokens

Meet the pioneers (arrows in their backs and all). These thought leaders bring original thinking and a critical understanding about how to move the digital money revolution along. Learn how to protect your assets in the crypto world. Get invesment tips, understand stable coins, the various forms of tokenization, and how to make the blockchain scalable.

11:20-11:30 AM
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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.

Moderator:
Contributor
Yahoo Finance/USA Today
Speakers:
Founder & CEO
Transform Group International
11:30-11:40 AM
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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.

Speakers:
Co-Founder & Chairman
Bloq
11:40-11:50 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.

Speakers:
Founder
Draper Associates
11:50 AM -12:00 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
12:00-12:10 PM
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Blockchain platforms can’t be built to scale until certain hurdels like transaction speed are solved.

Speakers:
CEO
Devvio
12:10-12:20 PM
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The original creator of VOIP has moved on to earning interest on your crypto.

Speakers:
CoFounder & CEO
Celsius Network
12:20-12:30 PM
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Speakers:
Chief Commercial Officer
Monax
12:30-12:40 PM
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Price-stable cryptocurrency backed by real-world assets is the holy grail of 2019. How did we come full circle?

Speakers:
CEO & Co-Founder
Carbon
12:50-1:00 PM
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1:00-1:30 PM
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1:30-2:45 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.

1:30-2:15 PM
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Trust is the secret sauce for any currency. From chipsets and storage devices to secure digital wallets, take a look at a variety of solutions designed to protect personal identification and assets, making safety in the world of digital money more certain.

Moderator:
Senior Writer
Fortune
Speakers:
Chief Consumer Security Evangelist
McAfee
Founder, CEO
uConekt
Founder & CEO
Rivetz
2:15-2:45 PM
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As the nascent alternative currency market matures everyone starts paying close attention. Ignore the regulations and legal issues surrounding emerging currencies and tokens at your own peril. Whether you’re investing or building, you’ll want to hear from the major stakeholders in government, law, regulation, and contracts.

Moderator:
Executive Editor
Grit Daily
Speakers:
Co-Founder and CEO
FS Vector
Founder & President
Chamber of Digital Commerce
Partner
Perkins Coie LLP
Chief Trial Attorney
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
2:45-5:30 PM | Blockchain 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.

2:45-3:15 PM
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The blockchain combines the openness of the Internet with the security of cryptography. Step one for moving your current business to the blockchain, or starting a new blockchain business, is to rethink your processes. Shidan Gouran has built numerous blockchain companies, both for the mining of cryptocurrency and in the entertainment space. His methodology for thinking “in blockchain” can help you master your own. Gouran recently acquired Nolan Bushnell’s blockchain-based X2 gaming company, so watch for a special appearance.

Speakers:
CEO
Global Blockchain Mining Corp.
3:15-4:00 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:
CEO
True
Founder
Draper Associates
Founder
Presearch
Chairman
Mint Exchange
4:00-5:30 PM
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Tokenization is the mantra 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 and STOs in the world.

Featured Speaker:
Founder & CEO
Transform Group International
Speakers:
CEO
SportsCastr / FanChain
Director
CROWDFORCE
Managing Director
Transform Group
VP of Business Development
Vault Logic
Founder
Aspire
CEO
Alaris
Chairman & CEO
FLY by Airthereum
6:30-8:30 PM | Digital Money Reception

Cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, music, and some great exhibits for VIP guests and conference attendees.
Sponsored By: Streambed, Bloq, Utopia & Chia

6:30-8:30 PM
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Celebrate the dawning of the new age of digital money new kinds of media platforms built for a blockchain world. Attendees of the Digital Money Forum and select VIP guests only. RSVP required.

Hosts:
Senior Advisor, MIT Media Lab
CEO, Streambed Media
Co-Founder & Chairman
Bloq
Moderator:
Senior Writer
Fortune
Speakers:
Author
Open Index Protocol
CEO
Splend LLC
CEO and Co-Founder
Chia Network
CEO
Kred