This Year's Agenda
Agenda From 2019 DC Fintech Week
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Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Linda A. Lacewell
Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services
Chairman, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Kenneth A. Blanco
Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
► 9:00 -10:00 a.m.
Central Banks as Innovators?
Joseph Noss, Secretariat, Financial Stability Board (moderator)*
Dong He, Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund*
Tom Mutton, Fintech Director, Bank of England*
Alessandra Perrazzelli, Deputy Governor, Bank of Italy*
Yutaka Soejima, Head of Fintech Center, Bank of Japan*
► 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Kenneth Blanco, Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen), US Department of the Treasury*
► 11:00 -12:00 p.m.
How Fintechs Scale
Jai Massari, Partner, Financial Institutions Group and Trading and Markets Practice, Davis Polk LLP (moderator)*
Heather Childs, CEO, Uber Payments LLC*
Cory Kampfer, Chief Operations Officer and General Counsel, OnDeck*
Benjamin Miller, CEO, Fundrise*
Gari Singh, Distinguished Engineer, Blockchain Chief Technology Officer, IBM*
► 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
► 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
Heath Tarbert, Chairman, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission*
► 1:30 - 2:40 p.m.
Gabriel Hidalgo, Managing Director K2 Intelligence (moderator)*
Samantha Campbell, Director of Operations, Alqami*
Jason Cowell, Founder and CEO, UIBA*
Adam Levine, Senior Principal, Digital Partnerships, BNY Mellon*
Felipe Millon, Sr. Manager Federal Financials, Amazon Web Services
John Walsh, Director, Strategy & Innovation, Refinitiv
► 3:00 - 3:50 p.m.
Jelena McWilliams, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation*
► 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Fintech Company Trends: Valuations and Opportunities
Richard Kerschner, Chief Executive Officer, DirectBooks (moderator)*
Nathaniel Abrams, Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Strategic Investments
Peter Borish, Chief Strategist, The Quad Group*
Richard Herr, Managing Director, Investment Banking Group, Sandler O’Neill and Partners LP*
Yvonne Wang, Founder, Stealth Start Up*
► 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Conference Speakers Dinner, Private Residence of H.E. Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the United States
Sarah Raskin, Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Treasury Department, and former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Sheila Bair, Former Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
► 9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
French Hill, House Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives
► 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Arbitrage or Adaptation? Domestic Rules, International Markets
Michelle Bond, Global Head of Government Relations, Ripple (moderator)*
Peter Kerstens, Advisor for Financial Sector, Digitalisation and Cyber Security, European Commission
Michael Liftik, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Michael Mosier, Chief Technical Counsel, Chainalysis*
Heng Wang, Associate Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney
► 10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
► 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Linda A. Lacewell, Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services
► 11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
► 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Panel Session: Diplomatic Roundtable
Cross-border Fintech Cooperation: UK-US Financial Innovation Partnership
Sharon Yang, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Markets, US Department of the Treasury (moderator)*
Haytham Agabani, Senior Financial Policy Advisor, British Consulate-General New York
Daniel Greenland, Deputy Director of International Financial Markets, U.S. Treasury
Sameer Gulati, FinTech Specialist, UK Department for International Trade
Paul Thanos, Director Office of Finance and Insurance Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce
► 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
► 1:00 - 2:05 p.m.
Panel Session: De-Biasing AI
Alex Lakatos, Partner, Mayer Brown* (moderator)
Albert D. Chang, Counsel, Office of Innovation, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Brian Clark, Senior Manager Quant Services, EY*
Kenneth Edwards, Associate General Counsel,Regulatory Affairs, Upstart*
Melissa Koide, CEO and Director, FinRegLab*
Aneesh Varma, Founder and CEO, Aire Labs*
► 2:10 - 3:25 p.m.
Flash Presentation & Open Panel Session: Open Banking, Data and the API Economy
Siddharth Shetty, Data Empowerment and Protection Architecture Lead and Fellow, iSPIRT Foundation*
Linda Jeng, Visiting Scholar on Financial Technology, Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law (moderator)*
Steve Boms, President, Allon Advocacy LLC*
John Pitts, Policy Lead, Plaid*
Matthew Swinehart, Director, Office of International Financial Markets, U.S. Department of the Treasury*
Sam Taussig, Head of Global Policy, Kabbage Inc.*
Andres Wolberg-Stok, Global Head of Digital Policy, Citi Consumer Banking*
► 3:25 - 4:30 p.m.
Panel Session: Fintech and Financial Inclusion:
Aaron Klein, Fellow, Economic Studies and Policy Director Center on Regulations and Markets, Brookings Institute(moderator)*
Ingrid Busson-Hall, Senior Director, Head of Financial Crimes, Advisory and Workplace Relations, PayPal*
Adrienne Harris, Gates Foundation Senior Research Fellow, Towsley Foundation Policy Maker in Residence, University of Michigan, Ford School of Public Policy*
Greg Kidd, Co-Founder and CEO, Global ID Inc.*
Ida Rademacher, Vice President, Aspen Institute*
Mae Watson Grote, Founder and CEO, The Financial Clinic*
► 9:00 - 9:55 a.m.
Crypto (Macro)economics- and the Global Financial System
Reena Aggarwaal, Director, Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, Georgetown University Law Center (moderator)*
Robert Bench, Director of Applied Fintech, Research Payments Strategies, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston*
Nic Carter, Partner, Castle Island Ventures*
Jerry Brito, Executive Director, Coin Center
Kevin Werbach, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics,The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania*
► 10:05 - 11:00 a.m.
Stablecoins and Financial Infrastructures
Patrick McCarty, Founder and President, McCarty Financial, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center (moderator)*
Kristin Boggiano, Chief Legal Officer, AlphaPoint*
Alexander Lipton, CTO, Silamoney and Connection Science Fellow, MIT*
Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli, Deputy Division Chief, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund*
Tony Mclaughlin, Emerging Payments and Business Developments, Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi*
John Olesky, Managing Director and Co- Head of Loan Platforms, IHS Markit*
► 11:05 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Oracles and Trusted Validators: The Good, the Bad—and the Future
Gary DeWaal, Special Counsel, Financial Markets and Funds, Katten (moderator)*
Thomas Bertani, CEO and Founder, Oraclize*
Patrick Murck, Affiliate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University; Member, IMF’s high level Advisory Group on Fintech*
Laura Navaratnam, Manager, Innovation Hub, Policy & Engagement, Financial Conduct Authority
Donna Redel, Board Member, New York Angels, Professor, Fordham Law *
Tim Swanson, Head of Market Intelligence, Clearmatics*
► 12:00 -12:20 p.m.
► 12:20 - 1:10 p.m.
The (New?) Custody Solutions
Brad Carr, Senior Director, Digital Finance, International Institute of Finance (moderator)*
Elizabeth Baird, Deputy Director, Division of Trading and Markets, SEC*
Alex Batlin, Founder and CEO, Trustology*
Yaya Fanusie, Chief Strategist, Cryptocurrency, AML Strategies LLC*
Yusuf Hussain, Head of Risk, Gemini*
Kavita Jain, Director, Financial Innovation, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)*
► 1:10 - 1:40 p.m.
Jay Clayton, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission*
► 1:55 -2:40 p.m.
Brad Garlinghouse, CEO, Ripple*
► 2:55 - 3:45 p.m.
Joe Lubin, Founder, ConsenSys, Co- founder of Ethereum*
► 4:00 - 5:05 p.m.
What Does Wall Street Want?
Maria Adamjee, Founder and Principal, Megalodon Capital (moderator)*
John Beccia, Co-Founder and CEO, FSVector*
Mary Beth Buchanan, General Counsel, Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange*
Matt Homer, Executive Deputy Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services*
Sunayna Tuteja, Head of Digital Assets and DLT, TD Ameritrade*
Chris White, CEO ViableMkts LLC and BondCliQ*
Roundtable on American Competitiveness in Blockchain Technology
- Co-hosted by the Department of Commerce ITA and Georgetown University Center for Financial Markets in collaboration with the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Georgetown Law's Institute of International Economic Law (invitation only)
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