Day 2 - 18 March 2021

09:20AM

(GMT)

Opening Presentation: Unlocking legacy payments systems for digital currency

  • Use case of the biggest decentralised currency project of 2020
  • Unlocking the value of digital currency by enabling payments
  • The final frontier for the mainstream adoption of crypto assets
  • The next steps for 2021

On-Demand Presentation

09:30AM

(GMT)

Dean Demellweek

Digital Transformation Leader: Enterprise Blockchain & FinTech Researcher

BNP Paribas CIB

Associated Talks:

09:30AM - Day 2

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True value of tokenised securities in Capital Markets

  • Forthcoming structural changes of capital markets caused by tokenisation of both securities and currencies.
  • Benefits of tokenised markets and benefits of a wholesale central bank digital currency (w-CBDC).
. Dean Demellweek, Digital Transformation Leader: Enterprise Blockchain & FinTech Researcher, BNP Paribas CIB

09:40AM

(GMT)

Keynote: Advancing traditional banking with blockchain

  • Centralised vs. Decentralised trust 
  • Shedding the intermediaries – streamlining for the future 
  • Which are the actual areas for realistic disruption? 
  • Using blockchain to enable a true consumer-centric approach

On-Demand Presentation

10:10AM

(GMT)

Francisco Maroto

Blockchain Discipline Leader

BBVA

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 2

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Gaurav Aggarwal

Head of DLT & Tokenisation | Senior Strategy Manager - (HSS IT) at HSBC Securities Services

HSBC

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 2

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Benjamin Duve

Head of Digital Assets & Custody

Commerzbank AG

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 2

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William Lovell

Head of Future Technology

Bank of England

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 2

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Live Keynote Panel: The future of digital assets

  • The vision for a tokenised market – moving toward better liquidity with digital assets
  • How do we seamlessly plug in our current payment systems? 
  • Jumping over the intermediaries – what money can be saved? 
  • The new financial landscape – Mitigating risk in a turbulent economic world 

Live Webinar Panel Discussion with Q&A

. Francisco Maroto, Blockchain Discipline Leader, BBVA
. Gaurav Aggarwal, Head of DLT & Tokenisation | Senior Strategy Manager - (HSS IT) at HSBC Securities Services, HSBC
. Benjamin Duve, Head of Digital Assets & Custody, Commerzbank AG
. William Lovell, Head of Future Technology, Bank of England

10:50AM

(GMT)

Massimo Buonomo

UN Global Expert in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, AI, Fintech, & Reg-tech

UN | United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: What will banking look like in 5-years’ time with CBDC?

10:50AM - Day 2

View Presentation: Big changes coming – How is Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) changing the game?

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Presentation: Big changes coming – How is Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) changing the game?

  • The future of decentralised finance catapulted by regulation 
  • Innovation driven by inflation – spreading the risk with digital assets in reaction to recession and debt 

On-Demand Presentation

. Massimo Buonomo, UN Global Expert in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, AI, Fintech, & Reg-tech, UN | United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

11:10AM

(GMT)

Presentation: Tokenisation – Embracing digital twin technology in fintech

  • Why create a digital twin? Empowering digital twins with blockchain 
  • How do you prove the identity of a digital twin? 
  • Creating a new value in your parallel asset class? 

On-Demand Presentation

11:30AM

(GMT)

Steven Ehrlich

Director of Research - Digital Assets

Forbes

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Vinoy Kumar

Global Head Digital Assets

Standard Chartered Bank

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

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Jim Cunha

SVP

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

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Francisco Rivadeneyra

Director of CBDC & Fintech Policy

Bank of Canada

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

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Massimo Buonomo

UN Global Expert in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, AI, Fintech, & Reg-tech

UN | United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 2

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10:50AM - Day 2

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Panel: What will banking look like in 5-years’ time with CBDC?

  • Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) into the future. Why all the interest from central banks?
  • The threat that is ‘change or die’ – banks weakened by the pandemic 
  • The design of CBDC and its implications for the payments ecosystem
  • The anchor of legacy technology and the rise of the digital bank – The growing demand for instant banking
  • Potential implications of CBDC for banks, competition, and innovation – Streamlining and automating processes through smart contracts

On-Demand Panel Discussion

Moderator: . Steven Ehrlich, Director of Research - Digital Assets, Forbes
. Vinoy Kumar, Global Head Digital Assets, Standard Chartered Bank
. Jim Cunha, SVP, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
. Francisco Rivadeneyra, Director of CBDC & Fintech Policy, Bank of Canada
. Massimo Buonomo, UN Global Expert in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, AI, Fintech, & Reg-tech, UN | United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

12:10PM

(GMT)

Presentation: What will trading in a new digital asset world look like?

  • Instant peer-to-peer transactions 
  • Looking at a new tokenised eco-system 
  • What have been the major moves from regulators and what will this mean for digital currencies? 

On-Demand Presentation

 

12:30PM

(GMT)

Presentation: The democratisation of investment

  • Old vs. New trading: Diversifying portfolios with new asset classes 
  • How is the economic downturn affecting our way of thinking outside the traditional financial institution box? 
  • Hurdles for adoption to true decentralisation – regulation and political support 
  • The evolution of De-Fi – regulation and political support 

On-Demand Presentation

12:50PM

(GMT)

Margaret Headly

Global Expansion Executive

CashFX

Associated Talks:

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12:50PM - Day 2

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Presentation: Is Bitcoin trendy again? Crypto of the future

  • Big players joining the crypto scene – what does this mean? 
  • How do we overcome scalability? Hurdles to adoption 
  • Cost-benefit analysis – traditional vs. decentralised investment 
  • Enabling the accessibility of crypto? 

On-Demand Presentation

. Margaret Headly, Global Expansion Executive, CashFX

01:00PM

(GMT)

Central Bank Digital Currencies: Motivations, Technology & Implications of CBDCs

  • Why the influx of interest from central banks?
  • The design of CBDC and its implications for the payments ecosystem
  • Potential implications of CBDC for banks, competition, and innovation

On-Demand Presentation

01:20PM

(GMT)

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