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After the Bell Panel Discussion


Blockchain Applications

to Digital Payments

A Discussion for Institutions, Traders, Hedge Funds and Others in the Financial Technology Markets

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December 8, 2015 • Lecture Loft Highline • New York, NY

Over the past few months, “Blockchain” has become a buzzword everywhere from the Wall Street Journal to the Financial Times and onwards to the South China Morning Post. This has especially become significant in the payments sector where Blockchain has revealed itself to be a potential game-changer. But what does it really mean to business and how can you capitalize on this bleeding-edge technology?

Once more, The Mankoff Company brings you an After the Bell event highlighting a topic of major interest in the Fintech community and beyond.  Bringing together leading experts, investors, banks and others, we’ve created panel discussions which allow for lively thought, creative insight and the opportunity to network and engage with leading lights and colleagues who are working with Blockchain and uncovering new opportunities and applications.

Join us on December 8th in New York for an exceptional discussion on Blockchain and Digital Payments.

Event Schedule – Tuesday, December 8th,  2015

5:30 pm: Registration

5:45 pm: Discussion Points

  • What can the blockchain actually do?  An explanation of the underlying technology, distributed ledger technology and its application to the payments industry

  • Where are digital payment mechanisms going and what are  the new opportunities?

  • Public vs. Private blockchains

  • Gaining buy-in and adoption from the consumer, the retailer and the banks

  • How does Blockchain allow for better traceability and auditing

  • Where do the regulators stand on this technology and how will that impact growth?

  • Strategic partnerships

Bradley Peterson, EVP & CIO, Nasdaq
Chris Betz, FinTech Advisor & Consultant

Joanna Lang, Director, Platform & Research, R3 CEV

Peter Smith, CEO, Blockchain

P. Bart Stephens, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Blockchain Capital LLC

Steve Wager, EVP Global Operations & Development, itBit Trust Company

Facilitator: Stacey Mankoff, Managing Principal, The Mankoff Company

6:45 pm:  Networking Reception: Following the conclusion of the Roundtable Panel Session, join us for a Networking Reception to further discuss the most top of mind issues of those involved and interested in Blockchain technology

Blockchain Applications | Who Will Be Attending the Event:

✔ Hedge Funds
✔ Investors
✔ Banks
✔ Investment Firms
✔ Venture Capitalists
✔ Insurance Firms
✔ Traders
✔ FX, Options, and Futures Trading Desks
✔ Commodity Trading Advisors
✔ Risk Managers
✔ International Traders
✔ Portfolio Managers
✔ Cryptocurrency Firms
✔ Broker/Dealers
✔ Exchanges
✔ Technology Firms
✔ Clearing & Settlement Firms
✔ Solution Providers
✔ Law Firms
✔ Consulting & Advisory Firms
✔ E-Commerce Companies
✔ Auditors
✔ Regulators

Registration Price is $65



8. Dezember 2015 17:30 EST(GMT+00:00)


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548 West 28th Street, #231, New York

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