Conference Agenda and Events

Tuesday 27th February 2018

SPONSORS RECEPTION - INVITATION ONLY

18:00 - An exclusive event held by our sponsors at La Sala Sapphire Lounge. Located on the third floor of the Sunborn Yacht Hotel, with stunning views of the harbour. 

Please note this is an invite only event.

Wednesday 28th February - Gibraltar International FinTech Forum 2018

09:00 – Registration + Coffee.

09.30 - Opening address: Gibraltar Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo QC. 

09:45 – ”Gibraltar: Leading the world in DLT”: The Minister for Commerce Albert Isola.

10:00 – From Commons to Claims, the history of regulations building value - Kristoffer Nelson.

10:25 “DLT: A regulatory update: Sian Jones - CoinSult and William Gracia - Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. 

10:45 – "The DLT Licence Experience to   date": Joey Garcia - Isolas, Anthony Provasoli - Hassans, Jay Gomez – Triay & Triay. Moderated by Nick Cowan - GBX    

11:15 – Coffee Break.

11:30 - “Gibraltar's DLT Framework: Bridging the Crypto Divide for Institutional Investors” Brian Kean – ICO Rating, Ransu Salovaara - Token Market,   Patrick Lowry - Iconiqlab, James Lasry - GFIA, Sam Buxton - DAM, Quirze Salomo - Nostrum. Moderated by Hilton Supra.        

12:30 - Listing, tokenising and trading regulated private debt issues on public exchanges. Chuck Shotton

13:00 - Networking Lunch. 

14.00 - “Compliance and Standardisation for Blockchain based fund raising.” Sian Jones - Coinsult, Nate Whitehill – Cryptoslate, Grant Blaisdell – Coinfirm , Steve Swain - lending Block . Moderated by Anthony Provasoli.

14:30 - "The Crypto Exchange Landscape for 2018" Nick Cowan - Gibraltar Block Exchange, Vitaliy Kedyk - CEX , David Honeyman – Lendo, David Gyori - Banking Reports. Moderated by Joey Garcia.

15:00 -  “How new 'crypto-economies' are acting as trans-formative models for emerging markets in Africa”. - Nicole Anderson.

15.30 - Dr. Christian Lange - Opiria, Arturs Ivanovs - FIC Network and Ismail Malik - editor in Chief ICO Crowd. The disruptive Investors magazine for Crypto Crowd Funding.

16:00 - Meet the innovator - Fernando Martinho, Monica Oravcova, Naoris.

16:20 – “VN3T in Gibraltar with Jean-Philippe Beaudet”.

16:40 - Steve Swain, Lending Block.

17:00 - Meet the innovator, Mobilum.

17:20 - Meet the Innovator - Evident Proof, Adrian Clarke

17:40 - Closing speech.

18:00 - Evening Networking Reception and entertainment.

Content

A range of thought provoking discussions and speeches from a number of leading industry experts in Blockchain, Crypto, Regulation, ICO' and Payments from across the globe.

Conference Networking Event, The After Party!

18:00 - A chance to meet our attendees, sponsors and exhibitors. This year we welcome guests from Brazil, China, Russia, USA, Canada, Africa and from across Europe.

Conference Day 2 - Thursday 1st March

09:00 - Coffee – Atlas Rooms.

09:30 - "The 2018 ICO landscape". Ransu Salovaara - Token Market , Patrick Lowry - Iconiqlab, Adrian Gallo - Midas Technologies, Mike Denkler R3 Security. Moderated by Ismail Malik.

10:00 - Blockchain Innovation Centre, Philip Young - GBX    

10:30 – "Innovative payments solutions for DLT businesses." Kriya Patel - Transact Payments, Pavel Matveev - Wirex, Wei Bi - CUKBA, Moderated by Peter Howitt.

11:00 - Coffee Break.

11:20 - “Gibraltar: DLT Plus – More than just a DLT jurisdiction” Joanne Rodriguez –   Abacus, Simon Pearson - B21, Sam Buxton - DAM. Moderated by Jay Gomez – Triay & Triay.     

11:50 - Investing In Crypto Currencies within the Financial and Investment Sector - Clem Chambers.

12:25 - Blockchain Desert Island Discs: Your Personal Favourites. David Gyori, Fraser Brown, Clem Chambers, Martin Koppelmann. Moderated by Nicole Anderson.    

13:00 - Lunch, World Trade Center.

14:00 - "The Future is Peer-To-Peer" Chuck Shotton - Invenium, Steve Swain - Lending Block, Adrian Gallo - Midas Technologies, Kriya Patel - Transact Payments. Moderated by David Gyori.

14:40 -  Meet the innovators - Steve Kelso NKB Group, the Blockchain revolution.

15:00 -  Blockpass, passport for a connected world

15:20 - Nate Whitehill - Cryptoslate

15:40 -   'From decentralized digital currencies to decentralized digital commerce' Dr. Cong Tang.

16:00 - Meet the Innovator - Maksim Akulshin, Ecoinomic.

16:20 - Closing Speeches.