Wall Street and The Internet Of Money

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CryptoWorld LLC, a crypto asset consultancy firm, announced today that the firm will be hosting a unique one-day conference to address the challenges and opportunities blockchain technology presents to the investment community.

Over 30 of the world’s leading blockchain, cryptocurrency and investment experts are to speak on a variety of important topics.

The most important issues surrounding cryptocurrencies and tokens will be explored with dynamic and thought provoking sessions covering topics such as how to raise capital using cryptocurrency, lessons learned from ICO’s, how to evaluate crypto assets, regulation and investor protection, transparency, trading and execution as well as the existential risks facing the market today..

Event program:

8:00 AM Registration

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Networking breakfast

8:30 AM Opening remarks
Ronnee Ades
Senior Partner at CryptoWorld LLC

8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Keynote Presentation: Blockchain as a disruptive, innovative technology and its impact on the Finance and related industries
Cristina Dolan
Co-Founder & COO, iXledger, MIT Media Lab

9:15 AM – 10:15 AMBlockchain Technology That Underpins Cryptocurrencies
Moderator: Edward Stringham Ph.D. Professor of Economic Organizations and Innovation, Trinity College, President of the American Institute for Economic Research


  • Victoria Saucier, CEO Gainfy
  • Douglas G. Bonner, Partner, Potomac Law Group
  • Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO, Transform Group, LLC
  • Jason Meyers, Founder, Auditchain

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM CryptoCurrencies: From Bitcoin To Alt Coins, Valuation And The Future Outlook
Moderator: Paul Vigna Reporter, The Wall Street Journal, Co-author, The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything.


  • Andrew Keys, Co-founder, ConsenSys Capital
  • Daniel Aranda, Managing Director, Business Development, Ripple
  • Max Gulker, Senior Research Fellow, American Institute for Economic Research
  • Jag DeSaint, Managing Director Dioreum Foundation

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Refreshment and networking break

11:15 AM to 12:30 PM The Specter of Looming Regulation on the Horizon
Moderator: Albert Neubert, Senior Partner at CryptoWorld LLC


  • Frances Newton Stacy, Director of Portfolio Strategy Optimal Capital Advisors, regularly featured Federal Reserve and Central Bank Policy guest commentator on Fox Business News
  • J. Bradley Bennett, Partner, Baker Botts LLP
  • Richie Hecker, Co-Founder, Director, The Crypto Working Group
  • Jeffrey Bandman, Bandman Advisors

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Special Presentation: On-Chain to Off-Chain: The Emerging Blockchain Economy.
David Ritter, CEO at Penta Global Foundation

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Networking Lunch

1:30 PM-2:00 PM Special Presentation: Decentralized Central Banking: Decentralized blockchain governance is not the snooze fest people think it may be; Proof-of-stake governance as a solution to the very real planning issues that are fracturing the crypto community
Jacob Yocum-Piatt, CEO at Company Zero and Project Lead at Decred

2:00 PM-2:30 PM Special Presentation: Connecting Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Dr. Fabio Zoffi, President and Executive Chairman at ORS Group

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Taking Cryptocurrencies Mainstream with the Start of Futures Trading
Moderator: James Angel, Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University


  • Tim McCourt, Managing Director at CME Group
  • Peter Earle, Owner, Intangible Economics
  • Dave Schultz, Director, Cboe CBOE Futures Exchange

13:15 PM – 4:00 PM Cryptocurrency funds and ETFs
Moderator: Seddik Meziani, Professor of Finance, Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University


  • Jan van Eck, CEO, Van Eck Securities
  • Michael McGlone, CFA, FRM, Senior Commodity Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence
  • David Young, President Gemini Hedge Fund Services
  • Jack Tatar, Author, Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond, Owner, Doyle Capital Management

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Special Presentation
Presenter: Michael Casey, Senior Advisor, MIT Digital Currency Initiative, Chairman of CoinDesk Advisory Board, Co-author, The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Raising Capital Using Cryptocurrency
Moderator: Stephen Gandel
, Bloomberg Gadfly Columnist, Senior Editor at Fortune Magazine


  • David Ritter, CEO, Penta Global Foundation, PTE.LTD
  • John Patrick Mullin, Managing Director of Research and Business Strategy, trade.io
  • Jonathan Nelson, SEC Advisory Board, Hackers/Founders
  • Dr. Fabio Zoffi, ORS
  • Rob May, CEO/Co-Founder, Talla

5:15 PM – 6:00 PMA Graveyard of Fraud, Deception and Unscrupulous Players and What Can We Learn?
Moderator: Paul JohnsonAdjunct Professor at the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School Owner FinTech Think Tank


  • Dennis Schall, Partner, Marcum LLP
  • Kenneth Goodwin, Jr., Senior Managing Principal, Jeanensis Capital Markets
  • Simon Riveles, Partner, Riveles Wahap, LLP
  • Ilya Yashin, Co-Founder and CEO of World WiFI

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Cocktail hour
Sponsored by WhitePark Capital

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