Day One

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DAY 1 – THE MAINSTREAM MOMENT
Monday 21st March 2022

SYDNEY

Day One – ASX

20 Bridge Street, Sydney CBD

Topics

A message for Government, TradFi and Industry. The mainstream moment has arrived. The digital asset sector has matured and historical industry narratives are outdated.

• Emerging tech trends
• Institutional capital and investment opportunities
• The superannuation sector
• Fintech disruption
• CeFi adoption
• New Payments Platform & Consumer Data Right
• Payments sector
• ESG

Events

5:30pm • End of Day Drinks
Sydney CBD, General Admission

9:00 AM AEDT • Senator Andrew Bragg - Blockchain Week Opening Address followed by a Q&A

SPEAKERS:
Senator Andrew Bragg – Liberal Senator from New South Wales

9:30AM AEDT • Opening Keynote by Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of FTX

SPEAKERS:
Sam Bankman-Fried – CEO of FTX

10:00AM AEDT • Caitlin Long - The Custodia story and the lessons from afar. A fireside chat with Heath Behncke

SPEAKERS:
Caitlin Long – CEO of Custodia Bank
Heath Behncke – Managing Director of Holon Investments

10:25AM AEDT • Fit for Purpose: The current view of the future of digital assets

SPEAKERS:
MOD: Steve Vallas – CEO at Blockchain Australia

Scott Farrell – Partner at King & Wood Mallesons
Kate Pounder – CEO of Technology Council of Australia
Simon Cant – Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Reinventure
Amit Singh – Managing Director at Accenture

BREAK

11:15am aedt • A fireside chat with mike novogratz

SPEAKERS:
Mike Novogratz – CEO of Galaxy Digital
Ian Taylor – Managing Director at Goldman Sachs

11:40am AEDT • Industry views: DLT, crypto and digital value in the banking and payments sector

SPEAKERS:
Chloe White – Managing Director at Genesis Block

Sophie Gilder – Managing Director of Blockchain & Digital Assets at CBA
Andrew Gee – Executive Director at Macquarie Bank
Bianca Bates – Head of Payments, Australia & New Zealand at JP Morgan
Anthony Jones – Head of Innovation & Fintech at Visa AU

12:05pm AEDT • Senator The Hon. Jane Hume - Ministerial Address

SPEAKERS:
Senator The Hon. Jane Hume – Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy, Minister for Women’s Economic Security. Senator for Victoria.

12:20pm AEDT • Virtual Presentation: Brendon Howe from VMWare

SPEAKERS:
Brendon Howe – VP/GM at VMware

12:30pm AEDT • Joe Lubin: From genesis through Consensys - A fireside chat with Lisa Wade

SPEAKERS:
Lisa Wade – CEO of DigtalX
Joseph Lubin – Founder of ConsenSys

LUNCH BREAK

1:00pm AEDT • Brooks Entwistle from Ripple - Crypto: The New Normal in Finance

SPEAKERS:
Brooks Entwistle – SVP of Global Customer Success and Managing Director of APAC and MENA at Ripple

2:00pm AEDT • Paul Brody - EY Global Blockchain Leader: From San Fran to a New York Blockchain state of Mind

SPEAKERS:
Paul Brody – Global Blockchain Leader at Ernst & Young

2:15pm AEDT • Kris Marzalek, CEO @ Crypto.com - Building global, investing and growing locally - A Fireside chat with Susannah Wilkinson

SPEAKERS:
MOD: Susananh Wilkinson – Digital Law Lead APAC at Herbert Smith Freehills

Kris Marzalek – CEO of Crypto.com

2:40pm AEDT • Superannuation - The digital asset investment landscape

SPEAKERS:
MOD: Mark Bland – Financial Services Lawyer at Mills Oakley

Seamus Collins – CIO at Mine Super
Ryan McCall – CEO at Zerocap

3:05pm AEDT • Christian Wigstrom - Making money move from web2 to web3

SPEAKERS:
Christian Wigstrom – CEO at Monoova

3:15pm AEDT • Banking, payments and processing - The changing face of finance.

SPEAKERS:
MOD: Susan Brown – Deloitte Digital

Steve Weston – VOLT
Christian Wigstrom – CEO at Monoova
Cath Whitaker – Self Wealth

AFTERNOON TEA

4:00pm AEDT • Whats the use: Blockchain in Action

SPEAKERS:
MOD: Effie Dimitropoulos – Novatti

Howard Silby – NAB
Laszlo Peter – KPMG
Alex Vynokur – Betashares

4:25pm AEDT • Building Bridges from CeFi to DeFi

SPEAKERS:
MOD: Rob Allen – SVP, Ecosystem Acceleration at HBAR Foundation

Nigel Dobson – Banking Service, Portfolio Lead at ANZ
Stephen Richardson – 
Head of APAC & Vice President, Product Strategy and Business Solutions at Fireblocks
Danielle Gerace – Senior Vice President at Northern Trust

4:50pm AEDT • Finding Finder - An entrepreneurs view of the digital future

SPEAKERS:
MOD: Leigh Travers – CEO at Binance AU

Fred Schebesta – Co-Founder at Finder

Sam Bankman-Fried

Sam Bankman-Fried

CEO

FTX
Virtual

Senator Jane Hume

Senator Jane Hume

Minister

Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy

Senator Andrew Bragg

Senator Andrew Bragg

Liberal Senator

New South Wales

Caroline Bowler

Caroline Bowler

CEO

BTC Markets

Adrian Przelozny

Adrian Przelozny

CEO

Independent Reserve

Kate Pounder

Kate Pounder

CEO

TechCouncil

Alex Vynokur

Alex Vynokur

CEO

Betashares

Amit Singh

Amit Singh

Managing Director

Accenture

Andrew Gee

Andrew Gee

Executive Director

Macquarie Bank

Anthony Jones

Anthony Jones

Head of Innovation & Fintech

Visa AU

Bianca Bates

Bianca Bates

Head of Wholesale Payments, Australia & New Zealand

JP Morgan

Brendon Howe

Brendon Howe

VP / GM

VMWare
Virtual

Brooks Entwistle

Brooks Entwistle

SVP of Global Customer Success and Managing Director of APAC and MENA

Ripple
Virtual

Caitlin Long

Caitlin Long

Founder & CEO

Avanti Financial Group
Virtual

Camilla Bullock

Camilla Bullock

CEO

Emerging Payments Association

Carolyn Breeze

Carolyn Breeze

CCO

Zepto

Cath Whitaker

Cath Whitaker

CEO

Self Wealth

Christian Wigstrom

Christian Wigstrom

CEO

Monoova

Chloe White

Chloe White

Managing Director

Genesis Block

Dan Chesterman

Dan Chesterman

CIO

ASX

Danielle Gerace

Danielle Gerace

Senior Vice President

Northern Trust

Effie Dimitropoulos

Effie Dimitropoulos

Executive General Manager

Novatti

Fred Schebesta

Fred Schebesta

Co-Founder

Finder

Heath Behncke

Heath Behncke

Managing Director

Holon Investments

Howard Silby

Howard Silby

Chief Innovation Officer

NAB

Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor

Head of Equity Capital Markets Australia and New Zealand

Goldman Sachs

Joseph Lubin

Joseph Lubin

Founder

ConsenSys
Virtual

Kris Marzalek

Kris Marzalek

CEO

Crypto.com
Virtual

Laszlo Peter

Laszlo Peter

Head of Blockchain Services

KPMG

Lisa Wade

Lisa Wade

CEO

DigitalX

Mark Bland

Mark Bland

Financial Services Lawyer

Mills Oakley

Mike Novogratz

Mike Novogratz

CEO

Galaxy Digital
Virtual

Megan Monroe

Megan Monroe

TBD Compliance Lead

Block
Virtual

Michael Bacina

Michael Bacina

Partner

Piper Alderman

Nigel Dobson

Nigel Dobson

Banking Services Portfolio Lead

ANZ

Pat McNab

Pat McNab

Co-Founder

Mycelium & Tracer DAO

Paul Brody

Paul Brody

Global Blockchain Leader

Ernst & Young

Rob Allen

Rob Allen

SVP

HBAR Foundation

Ryan McCall

Ryan McCall

CEO & Co-Founder

Zerocap

Scott Farrell

Scott Farrell

Partner

King & Wood Mallesons

Seamus Collins

Seamus Collins

CIO

Reinventure

Simon Cant

Simon Cant

Co-Founder

Reinventure

Sophie Gilder

Sophie Gilder

Head of Blockchain & Digital Assets

CBA

Steve Vallas

Steve Vallas

CEO

Blockchain Australia

Steve Weston

Steve Weston

Co-Founder & CEO

Volt Bank

Stephen Richardson

Stephen Richardson

Head of APAC & Vice President, Product Strategy and Business Solutions

Fireblocks

Susan Brown

Susan Brown

Partner

Deloitte Digital

Susannah Wilkinson

Susannah Wilkinson

Digital Law Lead APAC

Herbert Smith Freehills

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