Day Two

08:15
Welcome coffee
08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Craig Cobb
Founder, Tradercobb (www.tradercobb.com)
& Host, Trader, Cobb Crypto Show (www.tradercobb.com/podcast)

THE FUTURE OF CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING AND ICO INVESTMENT
09:00
Decrypting the current crypto market and investor behaviours
  • Highlighting the volatility of the crypto market, its consequences on the trading strategies and the risk management techniques
  • Understanding the risks and opportunities associated with the trade of cryptocurrencies
  • Looking at the potential impact of cryptocurrencies on global markets

Michael McCarthy
Chief Market Strategist
CMC Markets

09:30
Comparing the Australian’s regulatory regime on crypto and blockchain investment to the rest of the world

Discovering the objectives of financial regulation - stability v. efficiency and competition, consumer protection. Understanding the different international approaches to fintech - issues such as:

  • Existing financial infrastructure - need for inclusion
  • Degree of consumer protection
  • Political will - the innovation agenda
  • Discussing the regulatory, political and consumer protection balance in Australia * Comparing regulation of DLT, ICO and crypto approaches by ASIC, AUSTRAC, APRA and the RBA

Dr Deborah Ralston
Chair
Self-Managed Super Fund Association

10:00
PANEL DISCUSSION : International Investors Panel Discussion

Panel moderator:

Victor Jiang
Founder and Executive Chairman
Sapien Ventures

Panellists:

Yale ReiSoleil 
Chairman, CEO and CIO 
IOB llc

David Lu
Founding Partner & Venture Partner
256 Ventures & Virgil Capital

Andrew Quine
Head of Digital Assets OTC
Akuna Capital

Keith Horgan
Vice President, Marketing and Chief Customer Officer
Panthea Capital

10:40
HASH RUSH – VIDEOGAMES WILL DRIVE MASS BLOCKCHAIN ADOPTION

Craig Ritchie
Director of Marketing
Hash Rush

10:50
Morning tea
STRATEGIES BEHIND INVESTING IN CRYTOCURRENCIES, BLOCKCHAIN AND ICOs
11:20
The state of Australian blockchain investment
  • Identifying the main trends in the blockchain ecosystem that can become profitable investments
  • Understanding how to excel in the cryptocurrency, ICO and blockchain investments
  • Discussing the future of blockchain technology and the impacts on investments

Victor Jiang
Founder and Executive Chairman
Sapien Ventures

11:50
Searching for truth - can blockchain help us make good investments?
  • Understanding how ICO’s have upended the venture capital model
  • How the open source utility token model changes the game for traditional VC criteria like go-to-market, competition and intellectual property
  • How token buyers in a mature market will demand deeper due diligence, greater transparency and elegant alignment
  • Examining how blockchain could solve the very challenges it has created

Paul Fox
Guide
Blockchain Pacific

12:20
Lessons from CanYa – how to build one of Australia’s most successful ICOs

At the beginning of the year, the Blockchain marketplace start-up CanYa raise $12 million in cryptocurrency Ethereum over a 30-day period which made it the  Australia’s second-largest ICO.

John-Paul Thorbjornsen will share with you his experience, explaining his mistakes and challenges throughout his journey to the top. He will also elaborate on the future opportunities of democratised wealth generation, which will impact on the ICO market

John-Paul Thorbjornsen
Chief Executive Officer
CanYa

12:50
Networking Lunch
TOKEN MARKET – HOW TO STORE, SELL AND REINVEST TOKENS
13:50
Describing the market dynamics and trading / investment state in the cryptocurrency ecosystem

Craig Cobb has been a  trader, educator and commentator of markets since 2007 and is a globally sought after Expert in financial markets, cryptocurrency, entrepreneurship and trading. He will share with you his expertise in cryptocurrency and offer you the tools to master the market and understand its dynamics.

Craig Cobb
Founder, Tradercobb.com
& Host, TraderCobb Crypto Show

14:10
Fintech in an Increasingly Complex Regulatory Environment

Mr. ReiSoleil co-manages Sichuan Hongjian Medical Fund, a ¥20 billion acquisition fund, and a cross-border high technology venture capital fund. Combining the most forward-looking technologies with active asset investment and management activities, Mr. ReiSoleil is interested in bringing a healthy balance between innovation and regulation.

Yale ReiSoleil
Chairman, CEO & CIO
IOB llc

14:45
Afternoon tea
15:05
Identifying the differences between investing in traditional equity vs. tokens
  • Understanding why knowing the difference between tokens and traditional equity matters
  • Discovering the disparities and similarities in investment strategies

Grant Colthup
CEO & Founder, Poeisis Capital & Head of Balance Sheet Management
PowerAsia HK

THE IMPACT OF INNOVATION ON THE ECOSYSTEM
15:35
PANEL DISCUSSION : If ICOs are regulated are we stifling innovation in the blockchain ecosystem?
  • What is the relationship between regulations and innovations?
  • How can regulations impact innovations?
  • Can you protect consumers without regulations?

Panel moderator:

Craig Cobb
Founder, Tradercobb.com
& Host, TraderCobb Crypto Show

Panellists:

Kevin O’Hara 
Group CIO / Investment Portfolio Manager 
Tulla Private Equity Group

Cindy Nicholson
Director, Optus
and Board Member, Australian Digital Commerce Association

Charlie Pollack
CEO
Picnic Labs Limited

16:15
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:20
End of day two and close of conference
16:20 - until late
Invitation only cocktail drinks function