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22junAll DayUtilising Blockchain Technology in Financial Markets

Utilising Blockchain Technology in Financial Markets

Event Details

Utilising Blockchain Technology in Financial Markets – New York, 22nd June 2016

Whole will be day delivered by Ron Quaranta, Chairman, Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

8.30 Welcome and Registration

9.00 Understanding Blockchain

  • What is Blockchain? Definition and features
  • Origins of Blockchain – bitcoin and digital currencies
  • How a blockchain works: Consensus, Mining, Cryptography and more
  • How Blockchain consensus is different: Byzantine Generals problem
  • Other Blockchains: Ethereumm, Factom; how are they different?
  • Compare existing distributed databases with blockchain
  • Proof of Work and Other Methods
  • Limitations of blockchain: Speed, Cost, Latency, Storage
  • Public vs private blockchains

10.30 Coffee Break

11.00 Preparing your firm for Blockchain

  • Evaluating Blockchain Technology
  • Blockchain Use Case Examples
  • Coloured Coins and „Asset Backed“ Coins
  • Decentralized Applications and „Smart“ Contracts
  • Barriers to Blockchain Adoption
  • Industry Collaboration

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Risk and Regulation

  • Who regulates it?
  • Currently regulatory landscape
  • Regulatory challenges and future frameworks
  • Blockchain as a tool for regulatory compliance
  • Future regulatory challenges

15.00 Coffee Break

15.30 Blockchain and financial markets in the future PANEL DISCUSSION

  • Public vs private Blockchains
  • Sidechains and interoperability
  • Use cases now and in future
  • Blockchain and permissionless commerce
  • „Blockchain as a Service“; Consortia and other platforms
  • Smart Contracts

Ron Quaranta, Chairman, Wall Street Blockchain Alliance


Elliot Noma, Managing Director, Garrett Asset Management

Christopher Burniske, Analyst & Blockchain Products lead, ARK Investment Management

Jared Harwayne-Gidansky, Blockchain SME

Christopher Boivin, CFA, Vice President, Markets Strategy, BNY Mellon Markets



All Day (Wednesday)


Downtown Conference Centre

157 William Street, New York


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