AGENDA

Tuesday 21 July 2020

                 10 AM (SGT)                 

9:30am – 9:35am – JAM Session by Matt Sorum, Partner at STHORM.io, Co-founder of Artbit, Former Drummer of Guns’ N’ Roses

9:45am – 9:50am – Welcome Remarks by Chia Hock-Lai, Co-Chairman, Blockchain Association Singapore & President, Singapore Fintech Association

9:50am – 10:00am – Opening Speech by Patrick Tay, Member of the Parliament of Singapore & Assistant Secretary General, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)

10:05am – 10:35am – Panel: Accelerating the Adoption of Blockchain at the Enterprise Level
Speakers: Veronica Tan, Director, Next Generation Platforms, Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)
Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation
Tom Trowbridge, Co-founder, Fluence Labs & Former President, Hedera Hashgraph
Nitin Gaur, Director, IBM WW Digital Asset Labs
Moderator: Yi-Ming Ng, Managing Partner, TRIBE Accelerator

                    11 AM (SGT)                    

10:40am – 11:10am – Panel: Global Trade & Fintech Solutions
Speakers: Tan Bin-Ru, Co-Chairwoman, Blockchain Association Singapore & CEO (SEA), OneConnect Financial Technology
Daphne Ng, Director, RootAnt Global
Moderator: Paul Schulte, Founder & Editor, Schulte Research

10:40am – 11:25am – Panel by CoinMetro:
Speakers: Kevin Murcko, Founder & CEO, Coinmetro Group
Reimo Hammerberg, Co-Founder & CEO, Ignium
Evan Griffin, Co-Founder, Tangible KK
Darryl Parker, Chief Technology Officer, COG Network
Zoran Djikanovic, President, CMA Montenegro
Moderator: Rachel McIntosh, Cryptocurrency Editor, Finance Magnates

11:15am – 11:30am – Keynote: Blockchain: 10 Years Later and What the Next 10 Will Bring by Charles Hoskinson, CEO, Input Output (IOHK)

11:30am – 12:00pm – Panel: Trading Digital Assets: Institutionalisation vs DeFi
Speakers: Lev Mazur, CEO, Quantfury
Anton Golub, Founder & CEO, flovtec
Juwan Lee, Chairman & Group CEO, NexChange Group
Fangfang Chen, Chief Operating Officer, Algorand Foundation
Moderator: Emma Cui, Founding Partner & CEO, Longhash Ventures

11:35am – 11:50am – Keynote: Liquidity: The Key to Mass Adoption by Anton Golub, Founder & CEO, flovtec

                       12 PM (SGT)                       

11:55pm – 12:25pm – Panel: Tech Investment Trends in post-COVID-19 reality: Global Perspective
Speakers: Zing Yang, Board Member, Global Impact FinTech (GIFT) Foundation
Shawn Dehpanah, Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Innovation, Plug and Play Tech Center
Miko Matsumura, General Partner, Gumi Ventures & Co-founder, Evercoin Exchange
David Johnston, Managing Director, Yeoman’s Capital & Partner, YGC
Moderator: Angie Lau, Editor-in-Chief, Founder & CEO, Forkast.News

12:05pm – 12:40pm – Panel: Cyber Risk and Data Privacy in the post-COVID era
Speakers: David Shrier, Programme Director of Oxford Cyber Futures, MIT Lecturer, & Author of ‘Basic Blockchain’
Dr. Ernie Teo, Co-founder, Dedoco & Vice-Chairman, Blockchain Association Singapore
Jorge Sebastião, CISSP, CTO, Advisor
Moderator: Paul Schulte, Founder & Editor, Schulte Research

12:30pm – 12:50pm – Keynote: Not Braking and Breaking: The Roles of Guidance and Enforcement in Innovation by Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

                       1 PM (SGT)                       

12:45pm – 1:25pm – Regulation on the Cutting Edge
Speakers: Jason Hsu, Former Congressman of Taiwan & Co-Chair, Taiwan FinTech Association (TFTA)
Ksenija Cipek, Dame of Honour, Head for Tax Risk Analysis, Ministry of Finance, TA, Croatia
Marcello Miccoli, Financial Sector Expert, International Monetary Fund
Moderator: Malik Khan Kotadia, Co-founder, Global Impact FinTech (GIFT) Foundation

12:55pm – 1:40pm – Panel: From Fiat to Crypto: Central Bank Evolution of Money, Technology and Power
Speakers: David Lee, Professor, Singapore University of Social Sciences
Prof. Andreas Park, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Toronto
Chris Banbury, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Conflux Network
Pradyumna Agrawal, Director, Temasek
Moderator: Perianne Boring, Founder & President, Chamber of Digital Commerce

1:30pm – 1:40pm – Keynote: Trading digital assets – Are regulations inevitable? by Lev Mazur, CEO & Product Lead, Quantfury

1:45pm – 2:00pm – Keynote: Blockchain from the Orbital Perspective: An Astronaut’s view of distributed systems by Ron Garan, Former NASA Astronaut & Social Entrepreneur

                       2 PM (SGT)                       

1:45pm – 2:00pm – Keynote: The Trillion Dollar Asset Tokenisation Opportunity by Samson Lee, CEO, Coinstreet Partners

2:05pm – 2:35pm – Panel: Financial Institutions x Blockchain
Speakers: Mark Attard, Program Manager, Digital Innovation, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Ashok Venkateswaran, VP Product Development, Blockchain and Digital Assets Product Lead – APAC, Mastercard
Dr. Steven Hu, SVP, Innovation & Client Solution, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC
Tanvi Ratna, Founder & CEO, Policy 4.0
Moderator: Angie Lau, Editor-in-Chief, Founder & CEO, Forkast.News

2:05pm – 2:45pm – Panel: Mass Adoption and Blockchain Usability: From Decentralised Media to Trading
Speakers: Valerian Bennett, Managing Director, The Pop Network Foundation
Craig Cobb, Founder, TraderCobb
Luke Stokes, Managing Director, Foundation for Interwallet Operability
Moderator: Olga Yaroshevsky, Content Strategist, NexChange Group

2:40pm – 3:25pm – Fireside Chat: Deep Dive into Singapore Blockchain Ecosystem: Government, Industry & Associations Support
Speakers: David Lee, Professor, Singapore University of Social Sciences
Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore

2:50pm – 3:05pm – Keynote: Tokenised Securities: Overcoming Compliance Challenges For Capital Markets by Tom Bicknell, Legal Counsel, Chintai

                       3 PM (SGT)                       

3:10pm – 3:40pm – Panel: Blockchain & Digital Payments: Unexpected Boost of FinTech
Speakers: Wanyi Wong, Partner, PwC Singapore
Kenneth Bok, Head of Growth & Strategy, Zilliqa
Sagar Sarbhai, Head of Regulatory Relations, APAC, Ripple
Moderator: Olga Yaroshevsky, Content Strategist, NexChange Group

3:30pm – 4:15pm – Panel: Blockchain Governance 2020 and Decentralisation: Friend or Foe
Speakers: Alex Mashinsky, CEO, Celsius Network
Dr. Ben Goertzel, Founder & CEO, SingularityNET
Alexandre Kech, CEO, Onchain Custodian
Greg Osuri, Founder & CEO, Akash Network
Eddy Travia, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, IOV Labs
Moderator: Charles d’Haussy, Director, ConsenSys Hong Kong

3:45pm – 4:15pm – Panel: Asset Tokenisation: STOs, Issuance, Distribution
Speakers: Alex Nascimento, Co-Founder, Blockchain @ UCLA
Todd McDonald, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, R3
Joshua Ashley Klayman, Head of Blockchain & Digital Assets, Linklaters
Moderator: Stefan Rust, Partner, SolidBlock.vc

                       4 PM (SGT)                       

4:20pm – 4:50am – Fireside Chat: Blockchain in Europe: Regulatory & Industrial Outlook
Speakers: Dr. Michael Gebert, Chairman, European Blockchain Association
Josh Goodbody, Director of Growth, LATAM & Europe, Binance
Nathan Kaiser, Chairperson, Cardano Foundation
Moderator: Olga Yaroshevsky, Content Strategist, NexChange Group

4:20pm – 4:55pm – Panel: Blockchain for Good: Tackling global challenges pre- and post-pandemic
Speakers: Mai Fujimoto, Top Blockchain Influencer in Japan, CEO, KIZUNA & Co-founder, Blockchain PROseed
Matt Sorum, Partner at STHORM.io, Co-founder of Artbit, Former Drummer of Guns’ N’ Roses
Farah Jaafar-Crossby, Chief Executive Officer, Labuan IBFC Incorporated
John Probandt, Chairman & CEO, BFD Inc.
Moderator: Aly Madhavji, Managing Partner, Blockchain Founders Fund

4:55pm – 5:10pm – Exclusive Report: The Chinese Digital Yuan: A Compendium of Strategic Perspectives by Tanvi Ratna, Founder & CEO, Policy 4.0

4:55pm – 5:10pm – Keynote: How digital currencies will change the world by Roger Ver, Founder, Bitcoin.com

5:10pm – 5:15pm – Closing Remarks by Juwan Lee, Chairman & Group CEO, NexChange Group

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