2024 Agenda

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THE DIGITAL CHAMBER STAGE

7:00 AM

REGISTRATION & coffee bar

8:00 AM

WELCOME REMARKS

8:30 AM

Keynote with Whitney Case (FinCEN)

Whitney Case, Associate Director, Enforcement and Compliance Division, FinCEN | U.S. Department of Treasury

9:10 AM

Securing the Future: The High Stakes of Blockchain in National Security

Rep. Zach Nunn, U.S. Representative from Iowa Third District
Erik Bethel, Senior Fellow, Chamber of Digital Commerce

9:40 AM

Fireside Chat with Jonathan Steinberg

Jonathan Steinberg, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WisdomTree
(Moderator) Perianne Boring, Founder and CEO, The Digital Chamber

10:30 AM

Fireside Chat with Chair Patrick McHenry

Chair Patrick McHenry, Chairman, House Financial Services Committee

10:50 AM

Keynote with Chris Giancarlo Keynote

Hon. J. Chris Giancarlo, Former Chairman, CFTC

11:10 AM

Custody and Crypto: Who is in Control

U.S. Rep. Mike Flood (R-NE), Member of the Digital Assets, Financial Technology and Inclusion Subcommittee
U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, Ohio 8th District, House Subcommittee on Digital Assets, Financial Technology & Inclusion

11:50 AM

Keynote with Perianne Boring

Perianne Boring, Founder and CEO, The Digital Chamber

11:50 AM

TBD FIRESIDE CHAT

 

12:45 PM

LUNCH

2:00 PM

Working Together: CFTC and SEC Panel

Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Caroline D. Pham,
Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

(Moderator) Perianne Boring, Founder and CEO, The Digital Chamber

3:10 PM

Tatiana Moroz (Singer / Songwriter) PERFORMANCE

3:10 PM

Keynote and Fireside Chat with Governor Michelle Bowman

Governor Michelle Bowman, Member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors

4:00 PM

Fireside Chat with Sen. Cynthia Lummis Sen. Kristen Gillibrand

Governor Michelle Bowman, Member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors

4:30 PM

HAPPY HOUR

The DISTRICT STAGE

7:00 AM

REGISTRATION & coffee bar

8:30 AM

Bitcoin: More than Money

Ben Weiss, CEO and Co-Founder, CoinFlip
Brain Dixon, CEO, Off the Chain 
Capital

9:10 AM

Bitcoin and the Energy Transition

David Fogel, CEO, NCCS (Coinmint)
Mark Lauby, Senior Vice President and Chief Engineer, North American Electric Reliability Corporation
Jeffrey Lucas,
CFO, BitFarms
(Moderator) Ewelina Czapla, Director of Energy Policy, The Digital Chamber

9:50 AM

How digital asset mining is advancing energy security

Greg Genega, Manager, Digital Assets, KPMG
Brian Morgenstern,
Head of Public Policy, Riot Platforms, Inc.

10:30 AM

How do I account it? Bitcoin on the Balance Sheet

Nick Cappiello, Supervising Project Manager, Financial Accounting Standards Board
Jay Schulman, National Leader Blockchain and Digital Assets, RSM US LLP
Ami Beers, Senior Director, Assurance and Advisory Innovation, AICPA & CIMA
Jeff Rundlet, Head of Accounting Strategy, Cryptio
Cody Carbone (Moderator), Chief Policy Officer, The Digital Chamber

11:00 AM

Fireside Chat with Tom Lee

Tom Lee,Co-Founder, Head of Research, Fundstrat
(Moderator TBD)

11:50 AM

Finally! How crypto companies succeeded in a spot bitcoin ETF

Todd Kuehl, Managing Director, Invesco
James Lavish, James Lavish, CFA, Managing Partner, Bitcoin Opportunity Fund
Katherine Dowling, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Bitwise Asset Management
James Seyyfart (Moderator), ETF Research Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence

12:15 PM

LUNCH

 

2:00 PM

Digital Asset Taxation Q&A: What do you pay Uncle Sam

Sulolit “Raj” Mukherjee J.D., Executive Director, Compliance & Implementation, Office of Digital Asset Initiative, IRS
Rob Massey, Partner, Global Tax Leader, Blockchain and Digital Assets, Deloitte Tax LLP 

Jamison Sites, Principal, Digital Assets Tax, PwC US Tax LLP
Erika Niejhaus,
Senior Counsel, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
John Schoenecker (Moderator), Government Relations and Regulatory Strategy Director, TaxBit

2:40 PM

Preventing Another FTX: Proof of Reserves

Noah Buxton, Co-Founder & CEO, The Network Firm
Haider Rafique,
Chief Marketing Officer, OKX
Cody Carbone (Moderator), Chief Policy Officer, The Digital Chamber

 

3:20 PM

Blockchain and AI: Innovations and Implications

Matt Rosack (Bloq), Chairman and Co-Founder, Bloq
Michael Greenwald, Global Head for Financial Innovation and Digital Assets Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Cathy Hackl, Co-CEO of Spatial Dynamics
Derek Khanna (Moderator), Chief Operating Officer, The Digital Chamber

4:00 PM

Criminals and Crypto: The truth on illicit finance

Brian Whitehurst, Head of Regulatory Affairs and Regulatory Counsel, Lukka
Ari Redbord, Global Head of Policy, TRM Labs
Steve Merriman,
Partner, Perkins Coie
Kristopher Klaich (Moderator), Director of Policy, The Digital Chamber

4:30 PM

HAPPY HOUR

The Capital STAGE

7:00 AM

REGISTRATION & coffee bar

8:30 AM

Protecting the Institution: Risk Mitigation for Digital Assets Companies

TBA Speakers

9:10 AM

SEC vs Crypto Exchanges: Latest Updates

Lilya Tessler, Partner, Head of FinTech and Blockchain Group Sidley Austin LLP
Steve Gatti, Partner, Head of US Fintech, Clifford Chance
Faryar Shirzad, Chief Policy Officer, Coinbase
Marco Santori, Chief Legal Officer, Kraken
Annemarie Tierney (Moderator), Senior Strategic Advisor, Chamber of Digital Commerce

9:50 AM

Running on Crypto: Electing a Pro-Crypto Congress

TBA Speakers

10:30 AM

The next $6 trillion project: Tokenization of Real Estate

Ebony M. Thompson, Acting City Solicitor, Baltimore City Department of Law
Ali El Husseini Ph.D., CEO, Medici Land Governance
Sanjay Raghavan, VP, web3 Initiatives, Roofstock
John Belitsky, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Balcony Technology Group
Moderater TBA

11:10 AM

Brand-Aid: Brands in the Metaverse

Jonathan Schmalfeld, Associate, Polsinelli PC
Anne Termine, Head of Regulatory and Policy, Legal Division, Yuga Labs, Inc.
Gerald Ferguson, Partner, BakerHostetler
Moderater TBA

11:50 AM

Who's in charge? What role do the state's play in U.S. digital asset regulation?

Anthony J. Apollo, Executive Director, Wyoming Stable Token Commission
Lee Bratcher, President, Texas Blockchain Council
Alyssa Lovelace (Moderator), Consultant, Hill, Gosdeck, Mcgraw & Nemeth

12:15 PM

LUNCH

 

2:00 PM

Fireside Chat with Rep. Wiley Nickel

Rep. Wiley Nickel NC-13, U.S. House, Subcommittee on Digital Assets, Financial Technology, Inclusion
Taylor Barr (Moderator), Senior Policy Associate, The Digital Chamber

2:40 PM

TBA PANEL

3:20 PM

TBA PANEL

4:00 PM

Real life in the metaverse: NFT use cases

Alex C. Levine, General Counsel & Chief Regulatory Officer, Dapper Labs
Bradley Kimes (Moderator), Owner/ Founder of Digital Perspectives, Founder of XRP Las Vegas

4:30 PM

HAPPY HOUR

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