Day Two - Banking & Finance Stream

08:30
Registration and welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the chair

Nick Giurietto
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Digital Commerce Association

ANALYSING THE FUTURE OF MONEY AND THE NEW ECONOMY
09:00
What does the future hold for cryptocurrencies and ICOs domestically and globally?
  • Discussing the current trends impacting fintech and ICOs
  • Decentralized exchanges and the significance to regulations
  • What is the relevance of atomic swaps for cross platform exchanges and how does it mitigate counterparty risk?
  • Unpacking the approaches for ICO regulation globally

Sam Lee
Chief Executive Officer
Blockchain Global and Bitcoin Group

09:30
International case study: Developing a new type of capital market with Overstock’s Blockchain business, Medici Ventures
  • An in depth look at how online retailer Overstock.com developed its own blockchain business, Medici Ventures
  • Challenging traditional currencies and pioneering share trading using alternative trading systems
  • A look at the milestones acheived, lesson learnt and predicting the future of money

Patrick Byrne
Chief Executive Officer
Overstock

10:10
Morning tea
10:40
Addressing the challenge of designing and applying a regulatory framework for Blockchain in the financial sector
  • The challenges of addressing risk in an evolving and borderless digital economy
  • A look at existing policy and regulation impacting on fintech
  • An overview of regulation and policy in development to fraud and money laundering
  • What’s next? The emerging regulatory challenges globally

Bradley Brown
National Manager Strategic Intelligence and Policy
AUSTRAC

11:20
Case study: Creating opportunities for complementary currency platforms
  • Reviewing the trends for tokenization and commoditization of assets globally
  • The Solara journey and the commoditization of energy resources
  • Adressing the challenge for proof of installation and existence requirements
  • The opportunity for community development using complementary currencies

Leon-Gerard Vandenberg
Special Advisor
Rights Fuzion

11:50
Case study: VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTING IN THE AGE OF BLOCKCHAIN – POSSIBLE FUTURES

Paul Fox
Managing Director, Corran Toohill Capital
Partner, California Clean Energy Fund

12:20
Networking lunch
13:20
Panel Discussion: The future of money and the role of blockchain technology
  • How is blockchain predicted to disrupt traditional banking services?
  • What is the potential impact should fiat currencies become tokenized and what will this look like?
  • What are the regulatory and policy implications?
  • Discussing the potential for ‘millenial banking’ to drive blockchain adoption in the banking environment

Panel moderator:

Nick Giurietto
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Digital Commerce Association                                                       

Panellists:

Leon-Gerard Vandenberg
Special Advisor
Rights Fuzion     

Sam Lee
Chief Executive Officer
Blockchain Global and Bitcoin Group                                                                

Patrick Byrne
Chief Executive Officer
Overstock

Paul Fox
Former CTO Technology, Innovation and Investments, AGL and Managing Director
Corran Toohill

LEVERAGING INNOVATION FOR IMPROVED RISK MANAGEMENT
14:00
The evolution of Blockchain technology for smart contracting in financial services

Philippa Ryan
Barrister and lecturer
NSW Bar Association and UTS Faculty of Law

14:30
Afternoon tea
15:10
BLOCKCHAIN DIGITAL DISRUPTORS SESSION

In this fast paced session, these disruptors will showcase their blockchain projects and innovations, discuss opportunities, examine challenges and spark new thinking on how to change the way traditional industries operate.

Using blockchain technology to digitally drive a transparent, sustainable and customer centric supply chain

Gennady Volchek
Chief Executive Officer
Shping

Ensure compliance, managing risk and streamlining customer on boarding

David Cassidy
Managing Director
Kyckr

Voting into the future - Developing the digital ballot box for un-hackable voting processes

Jamie Skella
Co-founder
Horizon State

Blockchain solutions for public sector markets

Katrina Donaghy
Co-founder
Civic Ledger

16:10
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:20
End of Day Two