Summary

In January 2019, Bitcoin celebrates its tenth anniversary of its first transaction. Back in 2017, Bitcoin was the hot conversation achieving over 1300% return. Is Bitcoin and its sibling cryptocurrencies a fad, mere speculation, medium of exchange or can it be considered an investment? This program has assembled a variety of participants to explore cryptocurrency, Initial Coin Offering (ICO), and its ecosystem. Prominent representatives from Asset Management, Venture Capital, Digital Community, and Custodial Bank sharing their opinions about the future of cryptocurrency and their client's experience. Our speakers will discuss the current state of the marketplace and address these questions:
  • Who and why individuals are trading digital currency?
  • What are the trends and the challenges of investing in cryptocurrencies?
  • Are we adequately safeguarded for “Traditional Investors”?

AGENDA
Thursday, January 10, 2019
2:00—6:00 p.m.

 
2:00  REGISTRATION

2:20  WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

2:30  KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CRYPTO CAPITALISM: THE EMERGENCE OF A NEW FINANCIAL SYSTEM
  Mark Yusko, Morgan Creek Asset Management

3:15  ICO AND TOKENIZATION

Rob Frasca, COSIMO Ventures

3:40 BREAK

4:00 CRYPTO CUSTODY AND TRADING Panel Discussion
  Moderator: 
Anthony Pompliano, Founder, Morgan Creek Digital -- Moderator 
  Panelists:
  Beatrice O'Carroll, Head of Institutional Sales, Circle
  James "Jay" Biancamano, Managing Director, State Street Bank 
  Josh Deems, Business Development, Digital Assets at Fidelity

5:00 RECEPTION