Conference Track

Digital Money

The Digital Money Forum: Fintech, Crypto and Blockchain: As traditional financial industries are disrupted, it's a new kind of coin toss. Whether you're investing, building a financial product or running your business, you need to be in the know about the tectonic shifts surrounding the changing worlds of finance, payments and currency.

Price: $400

Tuesday, January 7

9:00 – 9:55 AM

Conference Session

The Libra Effect

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

It's 2019 and everyone is a bank. Facebook's Libra, Google, Uber and others want you to bank with them. Michael Casey (CoinDesk) and Dante Disparte (Libra Foundation) kick things off, followed by some alternative views of how the future economy might work.

9:55 – 10:40 AM

Conference Session

The Digital Revolution in Banking

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

A new breed of digital-first banks are powering a revolution in how we bank, with new business models, lower fees and better customer experiences. Hear from the companies that are challenging the status quo and shaping the future of banking. (40 words)

10:50 – 11:35 AM

Conference Session

Conversational Fintech: The Bots Get More Human

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

The advancement of AI and natural language processing allows "bots" to decipher and respond to not just the meaning, but also the context and intent of human speech. Visit the future, where machines power near-human banking and commerce experiences. (39 words)

11:35 – 12:10 PM

Conference Session

Small Business Utopia: Fintech to the Rescue

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

One-third of the 30+ million small businesses in the US are underserved by traditional banks and thus lack access to capital. Can financial tech lead the way to a utopian state for small business owners and a growing gig economy? (40 words)

12:10 – 12:40 PM

Conference Session

Untold Stories of the Crypto Revolution

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

A live podcast and homage to the purist crypto-thinkers. These panelists are dynamic, passionate and full of the "real dirt" behind the stories you read in the crypto tabloids.

1:00 – 1:25 PM

Conference Session

Fireside Chat: Wall Steet Meets Crypto Alley

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

This is the year that the big names from the Street begin to unveil their blockchain, crypto, & digital asset plans.

1:25 – 2:05 PM

Conference Session

A Survivor's Guide to Investing in Crypto

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Three veteran investors share their strategies. Then we'll look at how All Roads Lead to Decentralization (or not).

2:05 – 2:45 PM

Conference Session

BlockChain: Overcoming Obstacles Starts with Regulation

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Digital currency, digital assets, cyber currency, virtual currency -- call them what you will, what is stopping them from becoming more pervasive is clear regulatory guidance. What’s the holdup and why it matters.

2:45 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session

Blockchain's Technical Hurdles

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Speed, stability and scalability have plagued blockchain development from day one, but that’s starting to change. We look at three ways underlying blockchain technology can improve.

3:15 – 3:55 PM

Conference Session

The Holy Grail: Digital IDs, Privacy, Trust

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

At the end of the day, we are our digital identities. How do we establish a system of trust while keeping bad actors at bay? New authentication techniques and a new generation of hardware are required

4:05 – 4:50 PM

Conference Session

Token 2020: A Futurist's Look

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Michael Terpin looks at the year to come -- new exchange dynamics, IPO and expansion of tokenized securities. Then we'll debut 5 of the best.

4:50 – 5:20 PM

Conference Session

Building the New Internet One Chain at A Time

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Blockchain evangelists see a world that stretches far beyond money. Guided by news veteran Larry King, we'll explore energy and agriculture.

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