Blockchain – welcoming a new reality


12.30 - 14.00

Lunch and registration


14.00 - 14.05

Chairperson’s introduction


14.05 - 14.30

Blockchain in 2019

  • What is blockchain?
  • The 2019 hot topics (Libra, Stable coins),
  • Tokenisation
  • Digital custody

14.30 - 15.10

Tokenisation and digital assets custody

5 pitches

Animator

Pitchers


15.10 - 15.40

Refreshment break


15.40 - 16.30

Digital custody – just another buzzword?

  • What does digital custody mean?
  • Are we facing an actual industry transformation?

Moderator

Panellists

  • David Claus

    David Claus Managing Director & Luxembourg Country Executive The Bank of New York Mellon

  • Nicolas Gerard

    Nicolas Gerard Managing Director – Regulatory Solutions and Innovation State Street Bank Luxembourg S.C.A.

  • Rod Jordan

    Rod Jordan Head of IT Operations and Business Development HQLAx

  • Gunter Van Craen

    Gunter Van Craen Vice President Digital Trust Clearstream International, Deutsche Börse Group


16.30 - 17.10

Crossing the borders of Blockchain

Focus on solutions that are live outside of Luxembourg

Animator

Pitchers

  • Sebastien Flak

    Sebastien Flak Director of Fintech Solutions SA Chairman of the Geneva FinTech Association


17.10 - 17.30

Questions & Answers

Open discussion between the pitch participants and the conference participants


17.30 - 18.15

Winning in a World of Ecosystems. Our Industry in 2025?

  • Where will it happen?
  • What will the financial industry look like?
  • Incumbents versus New Players?

Moderator

Panellists

  • Vanessa Grüneklee

    Vanessa Grüneklee Head of Investment Management and Distribution Services Schroder Investment Management (Europe) Ltd

  • Michel Rauchs

    Michel Rauchs Research Affiliate Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Luxembourg Founder Paradigma


18.15 - 18.30

Government Address


18.30 - 18.35

Chairperson’s wrap up and closing remarks


18.35 - 19.30

Closing drink