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DeFi Conference

05 Aug 2020

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"The Rise of Decentralized Finance"
The DeFi Conference 2020 is a free 1 day online conference with two tracks and over 35 global speakers sharing their knowledge on Decentralized Finance or DeFi with topics covering financial inclusion, open finance, adoption and regulation. This event will connect entrepreneurs, liquidity providers, academics, investors, economists, regulators and others who are looking to learn and network in the decentralized finance industry and explore the current opportunities and challenges in the space.Blockchain based decentralized finance innovations can transform the global financial system and help to create a more inclusive and transparent future of finance.

Highlights

  • Keynote Speakers: Jack Lu (Wanchain) and Artur Schaback (Paxful)

Timings

Starts at 10:00 AM GMT+2:00

Entry Fees

Free Ticket For Industry Professionals View Details

Participants

600
Delegates

15 Exhibitors Estimated Count

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Education & Training
Banking & Finance

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05 Aug 2020


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Bitcoin Events Pty Ltd. Top Rated

South Africa 1 Total Event

Schedule & Agenda

Wed, 05 Aug
Opening Ceremony
Welcome Address by Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Where are we with DeFi?
Gustav Arentoft
Gustav Arentoft Business Development (Europe, SEA, Africa), M..
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Ethereum 2: How to Make it in this Sequel
Jerome De Tychey
Jerome De Tychey Global Head of Clients Success at Ledger
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Introducing Aave, the Protocol for Money Market Creation

Money markets have evolved into a primary use-case in decentralized finance. DeFi pioneer Stani Kulechov will introduce Aave Protoco...continue reading

Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI
Stani Kulechov
Stani Kulechov Founder and CEO of Aave

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
DAOs: A Decentralized Corporate Governance Layer for the Internet of Value
George Samman
George Samman Advisor at Meter and PlutusDeFi
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
FinTech On Chain for DeFi

KuChain Operation Lead Lou YU presents and explains how Kuchain, by reasoning back from the fundamental needs and demands of decentralized ...continue reading

Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI
Lou YU
Lou YU KuChain Operation Lead

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
The Rise of Exponential Decentralized Finance
Lex Sokolin
Lex Sokolin Global Fintech Co-Head at ConsenSys
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Crypto Investments: Examining Real Investment Data from Active Funds

By examining real investment data from active funds, we learn how investors and traders are engaging with the crypto market. This talk is d...continue reading

On Yavin
On Yavin Founder and CEO of Cointelligence
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Reinventing Banking with DeFi
Alex Batlin
Alex Batlin Founder and CEO of Trustology
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Could DeFi be Africa's New FinTech?
Rebecca Mqamelo
Rebecca Mqamelo Head of Growth at Zerion
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
DeFi Adoption and Usability
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI
Matthew Wright
Matthew Wright Head of Strategy and Operations at Argent

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Unlocking DeFi to Fight Economic Inequality and Deliver Basic Income to All
Anna Stone
Anna Stone Advisor and Commercial Lead for GoodDollar.or..
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Networking (Lounge)
Networking
Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Leveraging Order Book Data to Measure Liquidity
Ambre Soubiran
Ambre Soubiran CEO of Kaiko
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Keynote Address: Silver as a Digital Asset and Payment System with Easy Liquidity
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI
Anna Wood - Keynote
Anna Wood - Keynote Marketing and Training Executive at Silgonex

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Building Trust in DeFi: High Risk

Defi is the latest promise of high returns for blockchain, cryptocurrency and decentralization. But with high returns comes high risk; and ...continue reading

Jorge Sebastiao
Jorge Sebastiao CTO, Advisor, Executive Board Member of the G..
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Keynote
Keynote Address: The Future of Decentralized Finance in the Emerging World

As inequality in the global financial system continues, an emerging alternative has emerged. Can DeFi drive the transformation for finance ...continue reading

Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI
Artur Schaback - Keynote
Artur Schaback - Keynote COO and Co-founder of Paxful

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
The Future of Stablecoins
Gregory Klumov
Gregory Klumov CEO of STASIS
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Trust is Community; Community is Trust
Cornelius Gouws
Cornelius Gouws Co-founder and CEO at Octobase
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
A Practical Look at DeFi: Decentralization vs. Governance

This talk will look at how DeFI will affect the traditional financial system moving forwards and at DeFi: Decentralization vs. Governance. ...continue reading

Richard de Sousa
Richard de Sousa Founder and CEO of AltCoinTrader
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Introduction to Decentralized Finance
Carel de Jager
Carel de Jager Lead Instructor at Blockchain Academy
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Panel: Privacy in DeFi (Moderator: Jack Purdy)
Reuben Yap
Reuben Yap Project Steward of Zcoin
Andrey Bugaevski
Andrey Bugaevski Project Lead at Incognito Chain

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
How AI and Blockchain is Not Just a Gimmick

Exploring the ways that we can build democratic, decentralized and distributed networks on the Blockchain to make AI development safe, tran...continue reading

Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Networking (Lounge)
Networking
Wed, 05 Aug
Keynote
Keynote Address: Wanchain: Cross-chain DeFi
Jack Lu - Keynote
Jack Lu - Keynote Founder and CEO of Wanchain
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Data Revolution – How Today’s Data Leaders are Abusing Your Trust and How To Fight Back
Alex McDougall
Alex McDougall Co-founder of Bicameral Ventures
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
From VOIP to MOIP: How All roads Lead to Decentralization
Alex Mashinsky
Alex Mashinsky Founder & CEO of the Celsius Network
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
How Oracles Unlock The Value of DeFi

For smart contracts to achieve mass adoption, they need the ability to securely connect to external off-chain data and existing non-...continue reading

Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI
Adelyn Zhou
Adelyn Zhou CMO and Head of Chainlink Marketing

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Programming money and data: the Data Market Yield
Luca Cosentino
Luca Cosentino Product and Go to Market at Oasis Labs
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
DeFi's Scalability Problem: $30 Gas Fees and Taking the Breaks Off Growth

With gas fees averaging $30 per transaction on Ethereum, and the largest part of the DeFi bull run on Ethereum yet to come, there is a lot ...continue reading

Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI
Piers Ridyard
Piers Ridyard CEO of Radix DLT

Wed, 05 Aug
Roundtable
Panel: Security in DeFi (Moderator: Liam James Kelly)
Jonas Lamis
Jonas Lamis Founder and CEO at StakerDAO
Liam James Kelly
Liam James Kelly Editorial Manager at Crypto Briefing

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
Conditional Investment

Sometimes called information markets or decision markets, prediction markets are markets where participants trade on the outcome of ...continue reading

Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI
Auryn Macmillan
Auryn Macmillan Product manager for Gnosis' Conditional Token..

Wed, 05 Aug
Session
How to Protect Yourself in the Wild West of DeFi
Miko Matsumura
Miko Matsumura Co-founder of Evercoin and General Partner wi..
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Wed, 05 Aug
Closing Ceremony
Closing Address by Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies
Chris Dawe - Master of Ceremonies Co-founder of Effect.AI

Speakers

Speaker
Stani Kulechov

Stani Kulechov

Founder and CEO of Aave
Speaker
Alex Mashinsky

Alex Mashinsky

Founder & CEO of the Celsius Network
Speaker
Jonas Lamis

Jonas Lamis

Founder and CEO at StakerDAO
Speaker
Ambre Soubiran

Ambre Soubiran

CEO of Kaiko
Speaker
Lex Sokolin

Lex Sokolin

Global Fintech Co-Head at ConsenSys
Speaker
Miko Matsumura

Miko Matsumura

Co-founder of Evercoin and General Partner with Gumi Ventures
Speaker
On Yavin

On Yavin

Founder and CEO of Cointelligence

User Community [ Users who have shown interest for this Event ]

VisitedAndrey Bugaevski

Andrey Bugaevski

Building Incognito mode for crypto at Incognito

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
VisitedFrancois Nel

Francois Nel

Director at Cryptosure

Nelspruit, South Africa
VisitedPablo Candela

Pablo Candela

Head of Support of Aave at Aave

London, United Kingdom
VisitedManuel Naujoks

Manuel Naujoks

Software Engineer at STP Informationstechnologie AG

Karlsruhe, Germany
VisitedFrancisco Sarrias

Francisco Sarrias

Senior Engineer at Jelurida Swiss SA

Barcelona, Spain
VisitedMalaak Habashy

Malaak Habashy

Blockchain Developer at Freelance

Cairo, Egypt
VisitedJorge Sebastiao

Jorge Sebastiao

Cto at Confidential

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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