AGENDA


25 JULY 2018
*Subject to changes
8:00a
8:00a: Registration & Coffee
On-site registration will be located near the Eisner & Lubin Auditorium on the 4th floor.

Please don't forget to stop by the exhibit area on the 4th floor.  

Also, we're going to host the Enterprise Blockchain Forum at the Eisner & Lubin Auditorium on the 4th floor of the NYU Kimmel Center.  

Your pass grants access to both events.
8:55a
8:55a: Opening Remarks
9:00a
9:00a: The Importance and Challenges of Community in Building Project Value (10 Min Q&A)
Presenter: Camille Landau | CEO At OmniSparx

Positive, engaged communities are a critical driver of currency valuations. Join us to learn why authentication, communication and incentivization are key pillars to growing a strong crypto community and increasing project value.
9:30a: Networking Coffee Break
Don't forget to stop by the exhibit area for a coffee or join the Enterprise Blockchain Forum on the 4th floor (Eisner & Lubin Auditorium). Your pass grants access to both events.
Selecting the right cryptocurrency and securing your assets can be time consuming and difficult. The potential for immense returns also comes with periods of volatility.
10:00a: Evolving Cryptocurrency: Security Tokens
Presenter:

Seth W. Goettelman | Principal At KSN

Through the popularity of blockchain and the growth of ICOs in the past year ($6.3 billion in the first three months of this year) and the uncertain regulation facing utility tokens, many distributed ledger technology companies are looking to the next evolution of cryptocurrency: security tokens.  We’ll take a look at  token offerings  that will trade like financial securities, strategies for regulatory compliance and how these companies are reshaping the future.
10:30a: Crypto Baskets as Investment Vehicles
Presenter:

Ryan Berkun | Founder And CEO Of CoinPlan

Thematic portfolios and cryptocurrency fund strategies will propel mass adoption of the crypto space by retail investors. We're bringing investable Crypto Bundles to life, with portfolios based on top players (eg. the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index) and crypto categories (eg. Privacy and IOT).
11:00a: Panel: Path Toward Exchanges
Speakers:

Alex Gostomelsky | Managing Partner At Switchboard Capital

Peter Borovykh | Blockchain Solution Architect At Blockchain Driven

Jeff Dorman | Partner And Head Of Trading At Arca Funds

Jeff Koyen | President Of 360 Blockchain (CSE: CODE)

Shaun Newsum | CEO/Founder At TokenGrade

Moderator:

Joel S. Telpner | Partner At Sullivan & Worcester LLP

12:00p: Presentation by Rhonda Eldridge
Presenter:

Rhonda Eldridge | Head of Strategy, Americas | Gecko Governance

12:15p: Blockchain/Cryptocurrencies AML & KYC risks
Presenter:

Hourad Afsar | Founder & Managing Director Of UGR Consulting

- Introduction: blockchain digital assets, tokens and cryptocurrencies
- Overview of Regulatory landscape: US & International
- AML & KYC challenges & Solutions
- How will blockchain affect AML
- What could Blockchain AML platforms offer
- Blockchain technology and KYC Process
- Takeaways


12:30p: Panel: Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Regulations in US and Abroad
Speakers:

Stefan Savic | Partner At Shipkevich PLLC

Rika Khurdayan | Partner At Dilendorf Khurdayan

Gary J. Ross | Partner, Ross & Shulga PLLC

Rebecca Rettig | Crypto/Blockchain Litigator At Dontzin, Nagy & Fleissig LLP

Max Dilendorf | Managing Partner At Dilendorf Khurdayan PLLC


Moderator:

Pawneet Abramowski | Principal At PARC Solutions LLC
1:30p: Obstacles and Solutions to Cryptocurrency Mainstream Adoption
Presenter: Brandon Elliott | Founder & CEO At Javvy Technologies Ltd

A look at the many real reasons why cryptocurrency hasn't already gone mainstream.

We cover how the Javvy solution will overcome each obstacle and deliver a truly usable and long-awaited solution.
1:50p: Presentation by Orion Agarwal
Presenter: Orion Agarwal | CriptoHub

2:10p: How Blockchain is Connecting The World, Empowering Individuals, and Ushering in Economic Growth
Presenter: Douglas Schwartz | Dove Network

2:30p: Governance or Self Amending Ledgers/ protocols
Presenter: Nithin Eapen | Chief Investment Officer At Arcadia Crypto Ventures

3:00p: Panel: Asset Tokenization
Speakers:

Nithin Eapen | Chief Investment Officer At Arcadia Crypto Ventures

Raj Karkara | Senior Vice President Of Advisory And Partnerships At tZERO

Taotao He | CEO Of HGR Digital Asset Group

Richard McBeath | VP Growth, Masterworks.Io

Alexander Blum | CEO Of Atomic Capital

Moderator:

Jeff Ramson | Founder And Chief Executive Officer, PCG Advisory Group
4:00p: Presentation by Ayesha Kiani
Presenter: Ayesha Kiani | Managing Director At Republic Crypto
4:30p: How has the ICO evolved and what are the ramifications on capital raising
Presenter:  Karim Babay | CEO & Chief Investment Officer Of Intrinsic Value Investment Partners

- What does crypto investing mean and what are the criteria

- Key steps companies must take to plan and execute an ICO, both in the US and globally (Reg D, A, S)

- Emerging standards for disclosures

- Investment process

5:00p: Crypto & AI Trading Fusion: Next Frontier in Crypto Trading
Presenter: 

Peter Borovykh | | Blockchain Solution Architect At Blockchain Driven

5:15p: Networking Break


6:00p GOLDEN TOKEN AWARDS
The awards ceremony will take place at the Eisner & Lubin Auditorium on the 4th floor.