The Euromoney Blockchain Forum is the only event dedicated to the development and implementation of blockchain applications in financial services.
The event will bring together the tech and financial world to create a framework for one to solve the needs of the other.
Meet, network and debate with leading financial institutions, software developers, tech providers, start-ups, regulators and thought leaders.
Join the June 21-22 conference in London to
- Learn how blockchain can grow your margin
- Understand how blockchain can be applied to the requirements of financial institutions
- Educate financiers about blockchain and demonstrate why it is the future
- Share ideas with industry thought leaders in a variety of networking scenarios and session formats designed to promote collaboration and integration
ABOUT THE EVENT:
The programme has been built in collaboration with some of the world’s leading banks, financial institutions and technology companies to ensure the most pressing and pertinent issues are covered.
Ranging from sharemarket trading, bond trading, derivatives, syndicated loans to trade finance, identity and payments, the Blockchain Forum is the meeting and discussion centre for leading figures on both the business and technology sides of the global banking industry.
The Euromoney Blockchain Forum will cut through the hype to examine the business case for the buzzword technology of the last 18 months.
Official banking partner
Liam Maxwell, CTO, HM Government
Leanne Kemp, Founder & CEO, Everledger
Leda Glyptis, Director, Sapient Global Markets
Terry Roche, Principal, Head of FinTech Research, Tabb Group
Mark Smith, CEO, Symbiont
Gadi Ruschin, CEO, Wave
Moiz Kohari, EVP Global Technology Innovation, London Stock Exchange Group
Representative from Digital Asset Holdings
Michael Mainelli, Chairman, Z/Yen
Robert McDowall, Chairman, Policy & Finance Committee, States of Alderney
Nick Williamson, CEO & Founder, Credits
Dr Anthony Kirby, Chair Regulation Working Group, ISITC
Susanne Chishti, Founder & CEO, FinTech Circle
Rob Palatnick, Managing Director/Chief Technology Architect, DTCC
Sian Jones, Founder, EDCAB (European Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology Forum)
Simon Taylor, VP Entrepreneurial Partnerships, Barclays
Robert Sams, CEO, Clearmatics
Kaidi Ruusalepp, Founder & CEO, Funderbeam
Emma Lindley, Founder & Managing Director, Innovate Identity
Emmanuel Aidoo, Director – Blockchain & CryptoCurrency Strategy, Credit Suisse
Elias Haase, Founder, B9Lab
Jamie Burke, Founding Partner & CEO, Outlier Ventures
Jeremy Millar, Managing Partner, Ledger Partners
Srinivasan Sriram, Founder & CEO, Skuchain
Peter Randall, CEO, SETL
Devie Mohan, FinTech Industry Advisor
Richard Levin, Member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance
Casey Kuhlman, CEO, Eris Industries
Thomas Labenbacher, Managing Director, Life.SREDA Blockchain Fund
David Harvey, Principal Consultant, Dell Services, Banking & Securities Practice
Richard Crook, Head of Innovation Engineering, RBS
Marcel Bar, Head of Digital, Investit
Justin Chapman, SVP & Global Head of Market Advocacy & Innovation Research, Northern Trust
Angus Scott, Director Product Strategy & Innovation, Euroclear
Ed Budd, Managing Director, Chief Digital Officer, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank
Representative from Ripple
Sophia Bantanidis, Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy, Citi Group
Jeremy Gelber, Global Markets Lead for Innovation, HSBC
Jamie Steiner, General Manager Financial Services, Guardtime
Sarah Meiklejohn, Lecturer, University College London
Salome Parulava, Consultant, Consult Hyperion
Pinar Emirdag, Board Advisor & Partner, Complymatic
Eva Micheler, Associate Professor (Reader) in Law, London School of Economics
Seth Phillips, Lead Bankchain Product Manager, ItBit
Adam Vaziri, Director, Diacle
Adi Ben-Ari, Director, Tallysticks
Ed Robinson, Senior Writer, Bloomberg News
Ryan Pierce, Co-chair, Digital Currency and Blockchain Working Group, FIX Trading Community
Day One Tuesday 21st June
8.00 Registration & breakfast
8.50 Opening Keynote Address
9.05 Keynote: The CIO view of blockchain
9.35 A glimpse into the future? From inter-bank payments to complex derivatives - what could a fully operational blockchain solution look like?
10.05 Standardisation and collaboration: Will industry wide participation in development consortia be a help or a hindrance?
10.45 Refreshment Break
11.30 Is a blockchain makeover of payment systems across financial services needed and is it possible? Is blockchain the answer?
12.00 Using blockchain to reduce or remove the risks within international trade: How will blockchain modernise and reduces the costs of Trade Finance?
12.45 How will blockchain technology be used to enhance speed, transparency and cost efficiency in equities trade processing?
13.30 The buy-side view of blockchain: How are traders and asset managers looking at distributed ledger technology?
15.15 Presentation from B9Lab: Key takeaways from 2 years of implementing decentralised applications
15.45 Technical Debate: Do 'smart contracts' have a place in the finance sector?
16.30 Will blockchain be able to drag the arranging and managing of syndicated loans into the 21st Century?
17.00 Oxford Style Debate
“Blockchain could, should and will totally disrupt the way financial institutions do business”
18.00 Drinks Reception
Day Two Wednesday 22nd June
9.15 Opening Keynote
'Blockchain, Buzzwords and Banking'
9.30 Investors talk blockchain and the broader fintech world
10.10 Identity & Cybersecurity: How do you fulfill KYC requirements on blockchain and just how secure is the technology?
10.50 Blockchain and the Regulators: Will distributed ledger/blockchain technology deliver the immutable audit trail that it promises and what needs to be done to get to that stage?
11.30 Refreshment Break
12.00 Using blockchain to harmonise dispersed data on world derivatives markets: Can this be a panacea to global regulators’ derivatives difficulties?
12.30 How is blockchain being deployed as a potential game-changer in FX trading and what impact will this have on the market?
13.00 A brave new world: How will we enhance the potential impact of blockchain in financial services through synergies with other fintech developments?
21 - 22 June 2016
Hilton Tower Bridge, London, UK
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