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 – 9:45 AM

Conference Session

The Problem with Money: A Great Debate

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Does the world need a decentralized currency? Is decentralization a prerequisite for cryptocurrency? With players from Libra to Bitcoin and more than 2,000 alt coins on the market, we're debating the fundamental concept of what is currency and who controls it.

9:45 – 10:25 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)

10:25 – 11:05 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)

11:05 – 11:45 AM

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)

11:45 – 12:10 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.

12:30 – 1:00 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 – 1:40 PM

Conference Session

A Survivor's Guide to Investing in Crypto

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Podcasting live from the stage, three veteran investors share their strategies. Hint: No two are the same.

1:55 – 2:30 PM

Conference Session

Obstacle 1: Regulation

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

The State of the BlockChain: Overcoming The Big Three Obstacles 2020 - We'll spend the two hours looking at the three biggest obstacles that stand in the way of widespread blockchain adoption: Obstacle 1: Regulation: Digital currency, digital assets, cybercurrency, virtual currency -- call them what you will, what is stopping them from becoming more pervasive is clear regulatory guidances. Our attorneys, regulators and law makers explain it all.

2:30 – 3:15 PM

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Obstacle 2: Technical Hurdles

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Obstacle 2: 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

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Obstacle 3: Digital IDs, Privacy and Trust

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Obstacle 3: Digital IDs, Privacy and Trust: Now that we all recognize the value of our digital identities, how do we establish a system of trust while still keeping bad actors at bay? Some of the smartest folks in the world are doing just that.

3:55 – 4:40 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.

4:40 – 5:00 PM

Conference Session

Crypto Hardware to the Rescue

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Wallets, Phones, Mining Kits: The need for hardware players to understand the needs of the digital money community has never been stronger. They're here to help.

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