DC Fintech Week

This Year's Agenda

Agenda From 2019 DC Fintech Week

Please check back as details for this year’s Fintech Week become available

Jay Clayton

Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Jelena McWilliams

Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Linda A. Lacewell

Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services

Brad Garlinghouse

CEO, Ripple

Joe Lubin

Founder, ConsenSys

Heath Tarbert

Chairman, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Kenneth A. Blanco

Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network

► 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Roundtable on "Decentralized Financial Technologies", co-hosted by IIEL and CNAS

REGISTER HERE

► 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.

Keynote



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.

Lunch Break

► 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

Keynote



Heath Tarbert, Chairman, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission*

► 1:30 - 2:40 p.m.

Datanomics



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.

Keynote



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

(Invitation Only)




Featuring:
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.

Welcome Remarks



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.

Break

► 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Keynote



Linda A. Lacewell, Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services

► 11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Break

► 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.

Lunch

► 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



Flash Presentation
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*

► 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Evening Reception: Scaling into the United States for Fintechs

DETAILS

► 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.

Lunch Break

► 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.

Keynote



Jay Clayton, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission*

► 1:55 -2:40 p.m.

Keynote



Brad Garlinghouse, CEO, Ripple*

► 2:55 - 3:45 p.m.

Keynote



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*

► 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Rooftop Networking Reception

DETAILS

*Confirmed

► 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

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)

Fintech Forward 2019: Exploring the Unwritten Future

Check CFTC.gov for Updates on Fintech Forward

Panelists for Fintech Week 2019 includeD

Nathaniel Abrams

Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Strategic Investments

Maria Adamjee

Founder and Principal, Megalodon Capital

Haytham Agabani

Senior Financial Policy Advisor, British Consulate-General New York

Reena Aggarwaal

Director, Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, Georgetown Law

Elizabeth Baird

Deputy Director, Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Alex Batlin

Founder and CEO, Trustology

John Beccia

Co-Founder and CEO, FS Vector

Robert Bench

Director of Applied FinTech Research Payment Strategies, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Thomas Bertani

CEO & Founder, Oraclize

Kristin Boggiano

Chief Legal Officer, AlphaPoint

Steve Boms

President, Allon Advocacy, LLC

Michelle Bond

Global Head of Government Relations, Ripple

Peter Borish

Chief Strategist- The Quad Group; Chairman and CEO- Computer Trading Corporation (CTC)

Chris Brummer

Agnes N. Williams Research Professor, Director, Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Mary Beth Buchanan

General Counsel, Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange

Ingrid Busson-Hall

Senior Director, Head of Financial Crimes Advisory and Workplace Relations, Paypal

Samantha Campbell

Director of Operations, Alqami

Brad Carr

Senior Director, Digital Finance, International Institute of Finance

Nic Carter

Co-Founder & Chairman, Coin Metrics; Partner, Castle Island Ventures

Albert D. Chang

Counsel, Office of Innovation, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

Heather Childs

CEO, Uber Payments LLC

Brian Clark

Senior Manager, Quant Services EY

Jay Clayton

Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Jason Cowell

Founder and CEO, UIBA

Gary DeWaal

Special Counsel, Financial Markets and Funds, Katten

Kenneth Edwards

Associate General Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, Upstart

Yaya Fanusie

Chief Strategist, Cryptocurrency AML Strategies, LLC

Lucien Foster

Head of Digital Partnerships, BNY Mellon

Kelly Fryer

Director, Techstars

Alfonso Garcia Mora

Finance Global Director, Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation Global Practice, World Bank Group

Brad Garlinghouse

CEO, Ripple

Daniel Greenland

Deputy Director of International Financial Markets, U.S. Treasury

Sameer Gulati

FinTech Specialist, UK Department for International Trade

Adrienne Harris

Gates Foundation Senior Research Fellow, Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy

Dong He

Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund

Richard Herr

Managing Director, Investment Banking Group, Sandler O'Neill + Partners L.P.

Gabriel Hidalgo

Managing Director, K2 Intelligence

Matt Homer

Executive Deputy Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services

Yusuf Hussain

Head of Risk, Gemini

Kavita Jain

Director, Financial Innovation, FINRA

Linda Jeng

Visiting Scholar on Financial Technology, Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown Law

Cory Kampfer

Chief Operations Officer and General Counsel, OnDeck; President of the Board of Directors, Innovative Lending Platform Association

Richard Kerschner

Chief Executive Officer, DirectBooks

Peter Kerstens

Advisor for Financial Sector Digitalization and Cybersecurity, European Commission

Greg Kidd

Co-Founder and CEO, GlobaliD Inc

Aaron Klein

Fellow, Economic Studies, Policy Director Center on Regulation and Markets, Brookings

Melissa Koide

CEO & Director, FinRegLab; Vice Chair, Milken Fintech Advisory Committee

Linda A. Lacewell

Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services

Alex C. Lakatos

Partner, Mayer Brown

Adam Levine

Senior Principal, Digital Partnerships, BNY Mellon

Michael Liftik

Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Alexander Lipton

CTO, Silamoney and Connection Science Fellow, MIT

Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli

Deputy Division Chief, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund

Jai Massari

Partner, Financial Institutions Group and Trading and Markets Practice, Davis Polk, LLC

Patrick McCarty

Founder and President, McCarty Financial, LLC

Tony Mclaughlin

Emerging Payments and Business Development, Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi

Jelena McWilliams

Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Benjamin Miller

CEO, Fundrise

Felipe Millon

Sr. Manager Federal Financials, Amazon Web Services

Michael Mosier

Chief Technical Counsel, Chainalysis

Patrick Murck

Affiliate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Tom Mutton

Director, Fintech, Bank of England

Carly Nimmo

Head of Competition and Fintech, HM Treasury

Joseph Noss

Secretariat, Financial Stability Board

John Olesky

Managing Director and Co-head of Loan Platforms, IHS Markit

Alessandra Perrazzelli

Deputy Governor, Bank of Italy

John Pitts

Policy Lead, Plaid

Ida Rademacher

Vice President, Aspen Institute

Donna Redel

Board Member, New York Angels; Professor, Fordham Law

Siddharth Shetty

Data Empowerment & Protection Architecture Lead & Fellow, iSPIRT Foundation

Gari Singh

Distinguished Engineer, Blockchain CTO, IBM

Yutaka Soejima

Head of Fintech Center, Bank of Japan

Tim Swanson

Head of Market Intelligence, Clearmatics

Matthew Swinehart

Director, Office of International Financial Markets, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Sam Taussig

Head of Global Policy, Kabbage, Inc.

Paul Thanos

Director, Office of Finance and Insurance Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce

Sunayna Tuteja

Head of Digital Assets & DLT, TD Ameritrade

Peter Van Valkenburgh

Director of Research, Coin Center

Aneesh Varma

Founder & CEO, Aire

John Walsh

Director, Strategy & Innovation, Refinitiv

Heng Wang

Associate Professor, UNSW Sydney

Yvonne Wang

Founder, Stealth Start Up

Mae Watson Grote

Founder & CEO, The Financial Clinic

Kevin Werbach

Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Chris White

CEO, ViableMkts LLC & BondCliQ

Andres Wolberg-Stok

Global Head of Digital Policy, Citi Consumer Banking

Sharon Yang

Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Markets, U.S. Department of The Treasury

Fintech Week is Going Virtual in 2020!

Marketing Professionals

Sign Up to Receive Updates

00
Months
00
Days
00
Hours
00
Minutes
00
Seconds
Scroll to Top