2020 Digital Money Forum
Tuesday, January 7
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

9:00 - 9:55 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

It’s 2019 and everyone is a bank! Google, Uber and others want you to bank with them. Michael Casey (CoinDesk) and Dante Disparte (Libra Association) kick things off, followed by some alternative views of how the future economy might work.

Welcome:
Incoming Chief Content Officer
CoinDesk
Founder & CEO
The Fintech Agenda LLC
Founder & CEO
Living In Digital Times
Speakers:
Head of Policy and Communications
Libra Association
CEO
Alexandria Labs
Strategy + Governance Lead
Decred
9:55 - 10:40 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

A new breed of digital-first banks are powering a revolution in how we bank, with new business models, lower fees and better customer experiences. Hear from the companies that are challenging the status quo and shaping the future of banking.

Moderator:
Principal - EY Financial Services
EY
Speakers:
Director of Product, Global Markets
N26 Inc.
Senior Analyst
Aite Group
Customers Bancorp, Customers Bank, BankMobile
Customers Bank
General Manager, North America
Revolut
10:50 - 11:35 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

The advancement of AI and natural language processing allows “bots” to decipher and respond to not just the meaning, but also the context and intent of human speech. Visit the future, where machines power near-human banking and commerce experiences.

Hosts:
Founder & CEO
Living In Digital Times
Panelists:
Head of Innovation
HSBC
CEO
OV Loop, Inc.
Principal
Point B
11:35 - 11:55 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302
The Small Business Administration reports that the 30+ million small businesses in the U.S. account for 44 percent of all economic activity. Learn how fintech innovation is unleashing a growing micro-business economy left underserved by the incumbent banks.
Moderator:
Founder & CEO
The Fintech Agenda LLC
Speakers:
CEO and Co-Founder
Wave
11:55 AM - 12:35 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

A live podcast and homage to the purist crypto-thinkers. These panelists are dynamic, passionate and full of the “real dirt” behind the stories you read in the crypto tabloids.

Moderator:
Freelance Tech Reporter
Fast Company
Speakers:
CEO & Co-Founder
Civic
Chairman
Bitcoin Foundation
Host
UntoldStories
12:35 PM - 1:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302
1:00 PM - 1:25 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

A nascent industry has growing its growing pains. Our panelists share their vision about how blockchain, crypto, & digital assets will mature.

Moderator:
Managing Director
Infiom
Speakers:
Director, IBM Digital Asset Labs
IBM
Managing Director, Operations
Gemini
Director, Asset Management & Global Distribution
Galaxy Digital
1:25 - 2:05 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Three veteran investors share their strategies. Then we’ll look at how All Roads Lead to Decentralization (or not).

Moderator:
Principal
StoryTech
Speakers:
CEO
Overstock
CEO
Celsius Network
Co-founder and Chairman
Bloq, Inc.
CEO
Transform Group
2:05 - 2:45 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Digital currency, digital assets, cyber currency, virtual currency — call them what you will, what is stopping them from becoming more pervasive is clear regulatory guidance. What’s the holdup and why it matters.

Welcome:
Incoming Chief Content Officer
CoinDesk
Speakers:
Emerging Technology & Innovation Leader
Deloitte
Global Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs
Ripple
President and CEO
Value Technology Foundation
Head of U.S. Operations
CoolBitX Ltd.
Co-Founder
Sin City Cupcakes | Christie's International Real Estate | Ship Las Vegas
2:45 - 3:15 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Speed, stability and scalability have plagued blockchain development from day one, but that’s starting to change. We look at three ways underlying blockchain technology can improve.

Moderator:
Executive Editor
Grit Daily
Speakers:
President and COO
MakerDAO
Co-Lead, Filecoin
Protocol Labs
3:15 - 3:55 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

At the end of the day we are our digital identities. How do we establish a system of trust while keeping bad actors at bay? New authentication techniques and a new generation of hardware are required.

Moderator:
CEO
One World Identity
Speakers:
Partner
Perkins Coie LLP
CEO
Uniken, Inc
Chief Technology Officer
CLEAR
3:55 - 4:05 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302
4:05 - 4:50 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Michael Terpin looks at the year to come — new exchange dynamics, IPO and expansion of tokenized securities. Then we’ll debut 5 of the best.

Moderator:
CEO
Transform Group
Speakers:
Managing Director
CPUcoin
Developer
Adoraboos
CEO
Blocksafe Holdings Inc.
Founder & CEO
Ballet
4:50 - 5:20 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Blockchain evangelists see a world that stretches far beyond money. Guided by news veteran Larry King, we’ll explore energy and agriculture.

Speakers:
Chairman
Gear Capital
Host
Larry King Live
Corporate Board Director & Former CEO
Christasteele.com
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Meet representatives from countries that have strong initiatives for blockchain and cryptocurrency. Have a drink and learn about the global jurisdictions with us.

Moderator:
Speakers:
Emerging Technology & Innovation Leader
Deloitte
Director
Conyers
CEO
Gulf Pearl Ltd.
Head of U.S. Operations
CoolBitX Ltd.
OEM Biz Dev Director -Asia/China
Rivetz Corp