The Future of Cryptos: New York City, February 6th 2019

Is the Crypto bubble about the burst or consolidate prior to an unprecedented growth spurt? The Crypto Currency landscape continues to offer unique trading and investment opportunities. Large financial institutions are forging ahead with new crypto products, adopting cryptocurrency futures, derivatives, and forward contracts.

Recently U.S. regulators have been constructive about crypto currency with the potential imminent approval of a crypto ETF (exchange traded fund) and institutional quality custody solutions could soon arrive.

Are Institutional Investors heading to Crypto in 2019? Is the industry on the precipice of billions of dollars of extra capital?

Where can the current and future investment & trading opportunities be found in the Crypto Currency world?


CONFERENCE STREAM

08.00 - 09.00 Registration and Morning Welcome Coffee
09.00 - 09.30 Conference Opening
  • Introductions, level setting the day &the day’s agenda
  • Modern Capital markets, bubbles, anomalies, & drivers of crypto demand
  • ETH & BTC: a call option on future technology & positive steps towards institutionalization
  • 2019 forecasts for all markets: blockchain, cryptocurrency, and payments

SOL STEINBERG:

Founding Principal, OTC Partners

09.30 - 10.15 Crypto Market Dynamics and Currents
  • Crypto coin offers, volume, and trading
  • Markets , exchanges, derivatives, and regions
  • Strategies and future use cases

ROBERT SAVAGE:

CEO, CCTrack Solutions, LLC

10.15 - 11.00 Blockchain + Tokenization = Intellectual Property Liquidity 
  • History of IP market & legacy monetization opportunities for investors
  • Blockchain & tokenization & Where we see this market heading

PATRICK WOLOVECK:

Founder, Knowledge Base Capital

11.00 - 11.30 Morning Break and Networking Opportunities
11.30 - 12.15 Crypto Investment Dynamics and Strategies

BRANDON ELSASSER:

CIO of Victoria Capital Management

12.15 - 13.00 Security Token Platforms and Securitization
  • Stable coins & Token economics

DAVID J. NAMDAR

 
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45 KEYNOTE: Crypto Factor Models & Statistical Arbitrage
  • Factor models for cryptoasset returns
  • Cross-sectional statistical arbitrage trading of cryptoassets.

ZURA KAKUSHADZE:

Ph.D. CEO, Quantigic® Solutions. Author, “151 Trading Strategies”.

14.45 - 15.30 Topic to be confirmed

RAAKHEE MILLER:

Chief Executive Officer at Bitsian

15.30 - 16.00 Afternoon Break and Networking Opportunities
16.00 - 16.45 The Chicken and the Egg: How Cryptocurrency Derivatives Proliferation Has Spurred Liquidity and Reduced Volatility in the Spot Markets
  • How market makers transfer liquidity among markets through instantaneous cross-asset price discovery
  • Introduce the evolution/timeline of crypto spot and derivatives markets
  • BitMEX & the trading landscape monopoly, exploring other markets

MICHAEL DEL CASINO:

Portfolio Manager, Profluent Trading

16.45 - 17.30 Settlement for Digital Assets: Present and Future. 
  • Risks and limitations of the existing model
  • What can be adopted from FX/Equity world?
  • What should be changed in order to leverage digital assets advantages?
  • Pitfalls and future steps

SERG GULKO:

CTO of XTRD