Blockchain technology was born through the invention of Bitcoin and has since then created hundreds of digital assets and spurred the development of business models building on decentralized networks. The conference covers both the public blockchain and the enterprise blockchain domain. The former concerns topics such as cryptocurrencies, ICOs, crypto funds and tokens of decentral business models; the latter includes topics interesting for corporates such as securitization and asset management. Speakers for example include:
Dirk Bullmann, European Central Bank (ECB)
Christoph Kreiterling, BaFin (German FMA)
Dr. Martin Diehl, Deutsche Bundesbank (German Federal Reserve)
Michael Spitz, Commerzbank
Arik Sosman, Facebook/Calibra
Dr. Nina-Luisa Siedler, INATBA
Marcel Milde, Siemens
Jens Hachmeister, Deutsche Boerse
Dr. Shermin Voshmgir, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
Constantin Ketz, International Token Standardization Association e.V. (ITSA)
Christian Labetzsch, Blocksize Capital
Dr. Matthias Hirtschulz, d-fine
Joachim Erdle, LBBW
Thomas Dünser, Regierung Liechtenstein (Government Liechtenstein)
Rudolf Siebel, BVI (German Fund Association)
Dr. Thomas Schönfeld, PwC (Financial Services Advisory)
Katharina Gehra, Immutable Insight
Michael Duttlinger, Cashlink
Thomas Mueller, evan.network
+30 further speakers
The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center together with KI Group and financial.com jointly organize the Crypto Assets Conference 2020 which will take place on the campus of the Frankfurt School on March 9 and 10, 2020.
The conference aims at bringing together experts from the newly emerging scene of crypto assets and experts from the traditional financial industry to discuss the following questions:
Crypto assets: How important will cryptocurrencies, tokens, ICO and other types of digital assets be in the future?
Investment: Should investment funds assess such digital assets? How can crypto assets be assessed?
Securitization: How can securitization be done via blockchain or distributed ledger technologies?
Cash-on-ledger: Will cash-on-ledger disrupt financial business models?
Asset management: Which new business models exist for asset managers and brokers?
Valuation: How can decentral networks be valued?
Tokens and regulation: What types of tokens exist and how should they be regulated?
Venture capital: Will ICOs and tokens disrupt traditional venture capital?
Startups: Which blockchain startups should be watched?
Location and date
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Mon., March 9, 2020, 09:00 until Tue., March 10, 2020, 17:00
Language: German and English
Registration via Eventbrite required; Participants who might not want to pay via credit card on Eventbrite can contact us; this way we will provide an invoice which would then be paid e.g. via bank transfer.
This conference is ideal for the people who seek to understand crypto assets and are interested in talking to practitioners to be able to judge these new developments:
Investors in new technologies, venture capitalists, crypto investors
Startups and founders that are interested in understanding crypto assets
Financial organizations (banks, investment funds, asset management) in all industries
Employees in the area of business development and digitization in all industries
Lawyers, consultants, and analysts (with IT or business background)
Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +49 69 154 008-790
About the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center is a think tank and research center which investigates implications of the blockchain technology for companies and their business models. Besides the development of prototypes, it serves as a platform for managers, start-ups, technology and industry experts to share knowledge and best practices. The Blockchain Center also provides new research impulses and develops training for students and executives. It focuses on banking, mobility, “Industrie 4.0” and the energy sector.