Consensus 2019  

Hosted by Coindesk, Consensus is the annual blockchain and cryptocurrency event that gather developer, founder, investor from the blockchain and crypto space to engage and discuss about the major trend in the industry. Previous speakers included FedEx’s Fred Smith, Fidelity’s Abigail Johnson, Square’s Jack Dorsey, Chairman of the US Securities Exchange Commission – Jay Clayton, Whitfiled Diffie – co-creator of public-key cryptography, David Chaum – investor of the first digital cash etc.

Key Speakers:

1) Brian Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of Coinbase

2) Thomas Borrel, CPO of Polymath

3) Richard Gendal Brown, Chief Technology Officer of R3

4) Rep. Warren Davidson, Member of Congress U.S. House of Representatives

5) Carlos Domingo, CEO and Co-Founder of Securitize

6) Tom Emmer, Congressman MN-06

And much more!

Topic Highlights:

May 13, Monday

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM
Topic: Understanding U.S. Sanctions and A.M.L.: What The Digital Currency World Needs To Know
Speaker: Sigal Mandelkar, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence – U.S. Department of the Treasury

5:25 PM – 5:45 PM
Topic: In Conversation with U.S. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce
Speaker: Hester Peirce, Commissioner of US Securities and Exchange Commission

May 14, Tuesday

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM 
Topic: Tokens, IEOs, or Compliance? Exchange Growth Tactics
Panelist: John Roth, Chief Compliance Officer of Bittrex; Toby Simpson, CTO of Fetch.AI; Tim Byun, CEO of OKCoin

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Topic: Regulation Automata: Principles for Blockchain-Based Finance
Speaker: Raphael Auer, Principal Economist of Bank for International Settlements

May 15, Wednesday

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Building the Technical Innovation Required for a New Borderless Economy
Speaker: Silvio Micali, Founder of Algorand

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Topic: DeFi-ing Expectations? Marketing Jargon or a True Financial Revolution
Panelist: Chris Burniske, Partner of Placeholder; Steven Becker, President of MakerDAO

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A quick fact on Consensus 2019 can be found here.

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