Crypto Evolved is the only industry conference dedicated to the development of the institutional digital-asset market. Through a high-quality agenda focused on key issues impacting capital markets, Crypto Evolved will attract senior representatives from traditional Wall Street firms to Silicon Valley.

Agenda

Date
June 25, 2019

Time
8 am to 6 pm

Location
Convene
730 Third Avenue,
New York, NY 10017

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8:00 am

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Keynote Speaker

Timothy G. Massad

8:25 am

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Legal Matters

The rapid pace of crypto-market development has created numerous legal questions that remain unanswered. Our panel of experts will discuss which topics are most important to institutional market participants and why.


Moderators

Scott Daspin,
FLAIA

Speakers

Jay G. Baris,
Shearman & Sterling
Stuart Levi,
Skadden Arps
Katherine Cooper,
Murphy & McGonigle

9:00 am

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Data is the New Oil

The development of any modern financial market requires high-quality data. What is the current state of data in crypto-markets and what tools and solutions are available today? Can getting a head start give you an edge?


Moderators

Brad Levy,
IHS Markit

Speakers

David Weisberger,
CoinRoutes
Kate James,
ChartIQ
Rui Carvalho,
ICE
Ilya Gorelik,
Deltix

9:50 am

Fireside Chat with

David Mercer

10:15 am

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Is it safe?

Sound settlement and custody solutions are fundamental to a well-functioning market. Our panel of experts will debate the right approach for meeting the standards and requirements for financial market institutions.


Moderators

Ray Kahn,
Archon Advisors

Speakers

Jennifer Peve,
DTCC
Jeanine Hightower-Sellitto,
Gemini
Josh Schwartz,
Bitgo

11:00 am

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You Down with OTC?

Reliable institutional liquidity is dependent on a well-functioning OTC market, and crypto-assets are no exception. This panel combines OTC market makers with solution providers to discuss the current and future state of OTC trading.


Moderators

Noelle Acheson,
CoinDesk

Speakers

David Mercer,
LMAX Exchange Group
Gabriel Wang,
Aite Group
Alex Gordon-Brander,
Omega One
Max Boonen,
B2C2

11:45 am

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Banker's Eye View

How does the traditional investment banking business view the digital asset landscape? This panel of representatives from major investment banks will discuss their perspectives on everything from ICOs to M&A.


Moderators

Kapil Mohindra,
Cloud9

Speakers

Vikas Shah,
Rosenblatt
Michael Chang,
Scale8 Partners
Rahul Buxani,
Oppenheimer

12:40 pm

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Exchanging Places

Exchanges will undoubtedly play a key role in the development of the institutional crypto-market. This session brings together leaders from new platforms and traditional exchanges to debate the proper path to institutional market evolution.


Moderators

Richard Kerschner,
DrumG Technologies

Speakers

Matthew Trudeau,
ErisX
Edward Woodford,
Seed CX
Greg Tusar,
Tagomi
John Conneely,
Bakkt
Julie Winkler,
CME Group

1:25 pm

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Blurred Lines

Regulating a new industry is a complex endeavor, but without clarity on key rules the pace of crypto-market innovation will be compromised. This panel will combine industry experts with representatives from major regulators to discuss the way forward.


Moderators

Chris Brummer,
FinTech Week

Speakers

Troy Paredes,
Paredes Strategies
Moad Fahmi,
Bermuda Regulator
Gary Goldsholle,
Steptoe

2:15 pm

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Keynote Speaker

Mark Shelby Smith

2:40 pm

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Link in the Chain

The dream of leveraging distributed ledger technology for financial products is now a reality. This session will gather proven innovators to discuss their respective approaches to issuing securities via blockchain technology.


Moderators

Lisa Seim,
Strategic Exchanges

Speakers

Mark Shelby Smith,
Symbiont
Jimmy Nguyen,
BitCoin Association
Mike Manning,
Provenance
Sonia Goklani,
Cleartrack

3:25 pm

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Not So Old School

Traditional financial institutions are now showing definitive signs that they are embracing crypto-markets. What ideas are established firms pursuing and is there an edge in getting it right first?


Moderators

Grainne McNamara,
Ernst and Young LLP

Speakers

Sunayna Tuteja,
TD Ameritrade
Maria Adamjee,
Megalodon Capital
Chris DeWinter,
Nomura

4:15 pm

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New Products on the Block

Institutional markets directly rely on alternative products for accessing liquidity and hedging risk. This panel of experts will discuss the outlook for development and growth of derivatives and crypto-ETFs.


Moderators

Frank Chaparro,
The Block

Speakers

Nick Goodrich,
trueDigital
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CoVenture

4:50 pm

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Future Funds

What's the long-term view on the digital asset landscape? This panel features representatives from incumbent platforms, investment banks and traditional VC firms to discuss themes in strategic investment that present the biggest opportunities.


Moderators

Laurence Latimer,
IEX Group

Speakers

Jalak Jobanputra,
Future\Perfect Ventures
Gary Offner,
NASDAQ Ventures
Colleen Sullivan,
CMT Digital Holdings LLC
John Edge,
Broadhaven

5:35 pm

Keynote Speaker

Colleen Sullivan

 

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