Tuesday 21 July 2020

                 10 AM (SGT)                 

9:45am – 10:00am – JAM Session by Matt Sorum, Partner at, Co-founder of Artbit, Former Drummer of Guns’ N’ Roses

10:00am – 10:05am – Welcome Remarks

10:05am – 10:25am – Opening Speech by Patrick Tay, Assistant Secretary General, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)

10:30am – 11:00am – 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
Moderator: Yi-Ming Ng, Managing Partner, TRIBE Accelerator

                    11 AM (SGT)                    

10:55am – 11:25am – 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, NexChange Group

11:05am – 11:35am – Panel: Global Trade & Fintech Solutions
Speakers: Tan Bin-Ru, Co-Chairwoman, Blockchain Association Singapore & CEO (SEA), OneConnect Financial Technology
Daphne Ng, Director, RootAnt Global
Henri Arslanian, FinTech and Crypto Leader for Asia, PwC Hong Kong
Moderator: Paul Schulte, Founder & Editor, Schulte Research

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

11:40am – 11:55am – Keynote by Charles Hoskinson, CEO, Input Output (IOHK)

                       12 PM (SGT)                       

12:00pm – 12:15pm – Keynote by Anton Golub, Founder & CEO, flovtec

12:05pm – 12:35pm – 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

12:40pm – 1:10pm – 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
Moderator: Malik Khan Kotadia, Co-founder, Global Impact FinTech (GIFT) Foundation

                       1 PM (SGT)                       

12:55pm – 1:10pm – Keynote: Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

1:15pm – 1:30pm – Keynote: Trading digital assets – are regulations inevitable? by Lev Mazur, CEO & Product Lead, Quantfury

1:15pm – 1:45pm – 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

1:35pm – 1:50pm – Keynote: The Trillion Dollar Asset Tokenisation Opportunity by Samson Lee, CEO, Coinstreet Partners

1:50pm – 2:05pm – Keynote: Blockchain from the Orbital Perspective: An Astronaut’s view of distributed systems by Ron Garan, Former NASA Astronaut & Social Entrepreneur

                       2 PM (SGT)                       

2:10pm – 2:40pm – 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

2:35pm – 2:50pm – Keynote: Tokenised Securities: Overcoming Compliance Challenges For Capital Markets by Tom Bicknell, Legal Counsel, Chintai

2:45pm – 3:15pm – 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

                       3 PM (SGT)                       

2:55pm – 3:25pm – Panel: Blockchain & Digital Payments: Unexpected Boost
Speakers: Wanyi Wong, Partner, PwC Singapore
Kenneth Bok, Head of Growth & Strategy, Zilliqa
Sagar Sarbhai, Head of Regulatory Relations, APAC, Ripple
Moderator: Irina Litchfield, Co-founder & CEO, BlockchainCubed

3:20pm – 3:50pm – 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
Moderator: Charles d’Haussy, Director, ConsenSys Hong Kong

3:30pm – 4:00pm – Panel: Asset Tokenisation: STOs, Issuance, Distribution
Speakers: Alex Nascimento, Co-Founder, Blockchain @ UCLA
Todd McDonald, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, R3
Moderator: Stefan Rust, Partner,

                       4 PM (SGT)                       

3:55pm – 4:25pm – 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, Co-founder of Artbit, Former Drummer of Guns’ N’ Roses
Farah Jaafar-Crossby, Chief Executive Officer, Labuan IBFC Incorporated
Moderator: Aly Madhavji, Managing Partner, Blockchain Founders Fund

4:30pm – 5:00pm – Panel: Tech Investment Trends in post-COVID-19 reality: Global Perspective
Speakers: 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

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