Day 1 Thursday, October 17th 2019

  • 08:30 - 09:00
    Registration

    By Harbourview Ballroom - Hamilton Princess Hotel

  • 09:00 - 09:10
    Welcome Remarks

    By Kirk-Anthony Hamilton - Co-Founder, Tech Beach Retreat

  • 09:10 - 09:40
    The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Finance

    By Kome Emuh - COO Securities Division Operations and Engineering, Goldman Sachs

  • 09:40 - 10:10
    Why Bermuda? What is Fin-Tech Start Up Island

    By John Koetsier - Award Winning Journalist, Forbes (Moderator)* Hon. E. David Burt - Premier of Bermuda

  • 10:10 - 10:30
    Morning Coffee Break
  • 10:30 - 11:10
    Technological Innovations in Finance - Low Hanging Fruit and Long-Tail Innovations

    By Steven Suthiana - President and Chief Digital Officer, GritDaily
    Michael Terpin - Founder and CEO, Transform Group
    Sandra DeSilva - Founder and CEO, Nova*
    Michael Gord - Founder and CEO, MLG

  • 11:10 - 12:00
    Disrupting the Landscape of Digital Payments and Stablecoins

    By Chance Barnett - Co-Founder and Chairman, Jewel (Moderator)
    Jill Richmond - Head of Corporate Affairs, Jewel
    Greg Dwyer - Head of Business Development, Bitmex
    Mike Ruddock - Founder and CEO, Grey Inc.
    Patrick Corker - Head of Treasury and Trade Finance, Circle

  • 12:00 - 12:30
    The Role of Fin-Tech and the Blockchain in Economic Development for Emerging Markets

    By Reza Chowdhury - Founder and CEO, Alleywatch (Moderator)
    Wayne Caines - Minister of National Security, Bermuda
    Aron Dutta - Founder and CEO, Ambika Inc.

  • 12:30 - 01:30
    LUNCH
  • 01:30 - 02:10
    Success Stories: The Entrepreneur's Journey - Risk, Uncertainty, Prosperity

    By John Koetsier - Award Winning Journalist, Forbes (Moderator)*
    Michael Terpin - Founder and CEO, Transform Group
    Luca Longobardi - Founder and CEO, Homenoir
    Jeff Pulver - Co-Founder, Vonage

  • 02:10 - 02:50
    Exchanges & Custody of Digital Assets and Cryptocurrencies: Scaling to Mainstream Acceptance

    By John Koetsier - Award Winning Journalist, Forbes (Moderator)
    Natalie Neto - Partner, Walkers
    Jeff Pulver - Co-Founder, Vonage and Executive Vice Chairman, Skrumble
    Aqsa Zubair - FinTech Specialist, Bermuda Monetary Authority
    Bill Karsh - Chairman, Velocity Ledger

  • 02:50 - 03:30
    Securities Regulation - Weaving a web of Compliant Digital Security Offerings

    By Darren Wolfberg - Co-Founder and CEO, Blockchain Triangle (Moderator)
    Steven Rees Davies - Partner and Joint Head of Global Technology and Innovation, Appleby
    James Simmons - Partner, Simmons Associates*
    Nina Kilbride - Founder and CEO, Corpening Labs
    Moad Fahmi - Snr. Advisor, Fintech, Bermuda Monetary Authority

  • 03:30 - 03:50
    Transforming Liquidity for Illiquid Securities - Blockchain use in Real Estate for Acquisition, Fund, Royalties and Time Shares

    By Darren Wolfberg - Co-Founder and CEO, Blockchain Triangle (Moderator)
    Huhnsik Chung - Partner, Stroock
    Luca Longobardi - Founder and CEO, Homenoir
    Dustin Jackson - CEO, Slic

  • 03:50 - 04:30
    Transformation: Financial Innovation and The Future of Banking

    By Major Wayne Allan Smith - Head, Fintech Business Unit, Bermuda (Moderator)
    Gregory Pepin - Deputy CEO, Deltec Bank
    Joe Siebert - Managing Group Director, Signature Bank
    Denyse Ramnarine - General Manager of Electronic Channels and Payments, Republic Bank
    Lewis Katz - Managing Partner, Permanent Capital

  • 04:30 - 04:45
    CLOSING REMARKS
  • 07:30 - 09:30
    Evening Cocktails and Entertainment

    By Location TBA

Day 2 Friday, October 18th 2019

  • 08:30 - 09:00
    Registration

    By Harbourview Ballroom - Hamilton Princess Hotel

  • 09:00 - 09:10
    Welcome Remarks

    By Kyle Maloney - Co-Founder, Tech Beach Retreat

  • 09:10 - 09:30
    Transformation and Opportunity in the Fifth Horizon

    By David Shrier - Founder and CEO, Visionary Future

  • 09:30 - 10:10
    Disruptive Innovation: Exploring the Technological Transformation of Industries

    By Dwayne Caines - Secretary and COO, City of Hamilton (Moderator)*
    Sam Tabbara - CEO and Managing Partner, Cybernetx
    Johnathan Steel - Founder and CEO, Airsensa

  • 10:10 - 10:30
    Morning Coffee Break
  • 10:30 - 11:10
    Technology and the Future of Healthcare and Well-Being

    By Michael Dershem - Founder and CEO, MA Pay (Moderator)
    Cindy Yang - Partner, Duane Morris, LLP
    Jenny Withoff
    Kevin Taylor - Managing Director, Veyo Partners

  • 11:10 - 12:00
    Innovation and Reinvention: Disrupting the Legacy Insurance Industry

    By Liam Jones - Head of Underwriting, Strategy and Development; Liberty Global Group* (Moderator)
    David Carpenter - Co-Founder and CEO, Assurely
    Kathleen Faries - Bermuda Advisor, ChainThat*
    Giles Harlow - Senior Vice President, AON

  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Driving Economic Transformation: Bermuda's Digital Revolution

    By Peter Gasca - Contributor, Inc (Moderator)
    Lydia Dickens - Founder, Conci*
    Natalie Neto - Partner, Walkers
    Zlatko Zahirovic - CTO, Cybernetx
    Gus Leite - Partner, Digital Upskilling Leader, PwC

  • 12:30 - 01:30
    LUNCH
  • 01:30 - 01:50
    Fairness in Machine Learning: A High Level Overview of Machine Learning for the Financial and Insurance Industries

    By X Eyee - Program Manager, AI, Google

  • 01:50 - 02:10
    Blockchain Technology: Real World Applications and the Future of Business

    By Emma Todd - Co-Chair, Blockchain for Impact (Moderator)
    Adryenn Ashley - Founder and CEO, Loly
    Enrique Martinez - CEO, Accretio
    Hubert Lau - Founder and CEO, Trustbix
    David Edwards - Founder and CEO, ChainThat

  • 02:10 - 02:50
    Captives: Insurance for Digital Assets and Securities

    By James Knox - Managing Director, Regional Technology Practice Leader, NY, AON (Moderator)
    Sarah Demerling - Partner, Walkers
    John Narraway - CEO, Captiv Global
    Dina Mainville - Sales Director, Cipher Trace

  • 02:50 - 03:30
    The Transformation of Energy: Powering the Future

    By Steven Suthiana - President and Chief Digital Officer, Grit Daily (Moderator)
    Darren Wolfberg - Co-Founder and CEO, Blockchain Triangle
    John Paul Doughty - Co-Founder, Current Vehicles
    Peter Adriaens - Director, Center for InfraTech Finance, Univeristy of Michigan
    Evan Caron - Co-Founder and Managing Director, Swytch.io

  • 03:30 - 04:10
    CLOSING REMARKS
  • 07:30 - 10:30
    Evening Cocktails and Entertainment

    By Location TBA