Agenda

25 Oct | Coreum Main Stage

09:30-10:10

Best-Performing Digital Asset Investment Strategies in 2024

Steven Ehrlich

Digital Assets, Forbes

142-Afonso-Fuzeta

Afonso Fuzeta

Head of Innovation and New Business, Banco BPI

Michael Mouradian

Head of Digital Assets And Markets, Bittrex Global

10:10-10:20

Building Digital Assets Infrastructure For The Next Decade

80-Przemysław-Kral-Zonda

Przemysław Kral

CEO, zondacrypto

The impact of ETF approvals

Steven Ehrlich

Digital Assets, Forbes

Adonis Nasr

VP Digital Assets Product Manager, State Street

68-Barbara-Schlyter

Barbara Schlyter

Head of Digital Products, DWS

Digital Assets Lifecycle: Issuance, Trading, Settlement and Custody

144-Bilal-Jafar

Bilal Jafar

Hedge Fund and Crypto Correspondent, Dow Jones

135-Jonathan-Leßmann

Jonathan Leßmann

CMO & Platform Strategy, SWIAT

18-Nadia-Filali

Nadia Filali

Head of Innovation & Development, Groupe Caisse des Dépôts

Are Financial Institutions Finally Adopting Crypto?

Nikou Asgari

Digital Markets Correspondent, Financial Times

Manuel Nordeste

VP, Fidelity Digital Assets, Fidelity Investments

Christopher Siedentopf

Head of Global Institutional Sales, Uphold

From Blockchain to Superledger: A Path to Global Mass Adoption

Jovonni Martinez

Director of Blockchain, Coreum

Tokenize Assets or Build Digital Asset Rails First?

Nikou Asgari

Digital Markets Correspondent, Financial Times

Laurence Arnold

Head of Innovation Management and Strategic Initiatives, AXA Investment Managers

Ana Santillan

Head of EMEA Financial Institutions, Fireblocks

Crypto Trading Infrastructure for Institutional Investors: What's Needed?

144-Bilal-Jafar

Bilal Jafar

Hedge Fund and Crypto Correspondent, Dow Jones

Chris Aruliah

Managing Director OTC Sales, Wincent

Simon Forster

Simon Forster

Managing Director Global Co-Head of Digital Assets, TP ICAP

Revolution of Gateway Payments

How to Boost Engagement Through NFTs

122-Joaquin-Muñoz

Joaquín Muñoz

Partner Commercial, Bird & Bird

82-Shannon-Snow

Shannon Snow

Chief Operating Officer, World of Women

Jordi Mompart Penina

Director of Research and Analytics, FC Barcelona

Centralized Wisdom, Decentralized Power: The New Landscape of Blockchain Governance

Dr. Shamshudeen Mohd Yunus

Chief Strategist/Founder, Tijarah Holding Ltd

What Are Investors Looking for in Web3?

Victoria Gago

Co-Founder, European Blockchain Convention

84-Kavita-Gupta

Kavita Gupta

Founding Managing Partner, Delta Blockchain Fund

Alex Strzesniewski

Founder, AngelBlock

Onboarding the Next Billion into Web3

Pratap Penumalli

Partner and COO, Galaxy Labs

88-John-Woods-Algorand

John Woods

CTO, Algorand Foundation

151-Bogdan-Gusiev

Bogdan Gusiev

CTO, Unstoppable Domains

25 Oct | Visionary Stage

Oct 25 - Visionary Stage

08:00-09:40

Registration & Coffee

09:40-09:50

Opening Remarks

Daniel Salmerón

Co-founder, European Blockchain Convention

Victoria Gago

Co-founder, European Blockchain Convention

09:50-10:20

Unleashing the Power of Blockchain for Sustainable Development

175-Yves-Michel Leporcher

Yves-Michel Leporcher

Blockchain Expert, Neurochain

133-Andres-J.Ruiz-Vargas

Dr. Andres J. Ruiz Vargas

Head of Research, The Codos Foundation

153-Gregor-Novak

Gregor Novak

President and Co-founder, SunContract

Naroa Zurutuza

Lead, Barcelona Technology Center, UNICEF Giga

10:20-10:30

Digital Green Bonds: The Future of Finance?

19-Bernard-Nicolay

Bernard Nicolay

Adjunct Professor of Finance, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

Guénolé de Cadoudal

Guénolé de Cadoudal

Head of Digital Assets, Credit Agricole

10:30-10:40

Rethinking Enterprise Blockchain

Adi Ben-Ari

Adi Ben-Ari

Founder & CEO, Applied Blockchain

10:40-11:20

How Does Crypto Compare to Other Asset Classes?

Andrew Rummer

Andrew Rummer

Editor in Chief, Digital Frontier

Kerel Verwaerde

Kerel Verwaerde

CMO, Cryptology

Menno Martens

Menno Martens

Crypto Product Manager, VanEck

Tony Cheng

Tony Cheng

General Partner, Foresight Ventures

George Zarya

CEO, Bequant

11:20-11:30

Beyond Bitcoin: How Assets-backed Regulated Crypto is Revolutionizing the World of Finance

Silvina Moschini

President & Founder, Unicoin

11:30-12:10

Digital Securities: The Future of Capital Markets​

Victor Busson

CMO, Taurus

47-Claus-George

Claus George

Head of Digitalization and Innovation TxB, DZ Bank

Michael Cyrus

Michael Cyrus

Head of Collateral Trading and FX, DekaBank

Coty de Monteverde

Global Blockchain CTO, Banco Santander

Arnaud Misset

Chief Digital Officer, CACEIS

12:10-12:50

How to Increase Transparency in the Digital Asset Space

Madeleine Boys

Head of Community, GBBC Digital Finance

Waqar Chaudry

Waqar Chaudry

Executive Director - Innovation and Digital Assets Product, Standard Chartered Bank

Stephan Dreyer

Managing Director, Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA)

Denis Dounaev

Denis Dounaev

Product Owner Cross Border Payments, Digital Token Identifier Foundation (DTIF)

12:50-13:00

ZK-ID in the Context of DeFi

Adam Gągol

Co-founder, Aleph Zero

13:00-13:40

Crypto in 2024: Where is the Opportunity?

Sebastian Becciu

Sebastian Becciu

Test Analyst, Sygnum Bank AG

Stefan Klauser

Stefan Klauser

CEO & Co-founder, Aisot Technologies

Koh Onozawa

Koh Onozawa

Co-CEO, Bit2me

Mark Nuvelstijn

Mark Nuvelstijn

CEO, Bitvavo

Gloria Hernández Aler

Co-founder and Partner, finReg360

13:40-14:25

Break

14:25-14:55

Agora Session with the Audience

14:55-15:45

How to Build Solid Infrastructure for Web3?

Benedikt Faupel

Benedikt Faupel

Head of Blockchain, Bitkom

Ghan Vashishtha

Ghan Vashishtha

Co-founder & CTO, Zeeve

Joe Rotondi

Joe Rotondi

Co-founder, Unit Network

Patxi Barrios

Web3 Product Manager, Telefónica

Demetrios Skalkotos

CEO and Co-founder, expand.network

Adnan Alisic

CEO, Biokript

15:45-16:00

Web3 Stack and the Convergence of AI

Victoria Gago

Co-founder, European Blockchain Convention

66-Richard-Muirhead

Richard Muirhead

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fabric Ventures

16:00-16:40

Global and Local Regulation: Challenges in Web3

Anja Blaj

Policy Expert, European Crypto Initiative

Joshua Ashley Klayman

Joshua Ashley Klayman

Head of Blockchain & Digital Assets, Linklaters

Juan Jiménez Zaballos

Juan Jiménez Zaballos

Chairman of the Advisory Board Alastria, Alastria

Elsa Madrolle

General Manager, Europe, VerifyVASP

Giovanni Cunti

Chief Executive Officer, Gate.MT

16:40-16:50

Crypto in Europe: The Crypto Exchange of the Future

Mark Nuvelstijn

Mark Nuvelstijn

CEO, Bitvavo

16:50-17:10

Institutional Risk Management for Digital Assets

175-Yves-Michel Leporcher

Yves-Michel Leporcher

Blockchain Expert, Neurochain

Kevin McHugh

Group Treasurer, Xapo Bank

Michael Hall

Michael Hall

Founding Partner & CIO, Nickel Digital AM

17:10-17:20

How to Pay Zero Taxes in Germany and Risks

Dr. Christoph Wronka

Director | Lead Blockchain, Digital Assets & Financial Crime, Deloitte GmbH

Matthias Steger

Steger Consulting

17:20-18:10

Securities, Real Estate, Art... What is Tokenizable?

Tim Bruenjes

Head of Sales DACH, Nordics, Baltics & CEE, Fireblocks

Shurong Li

Head of Marketing, Tokeny

90-Jasmine-Burgess

Jasmine Burgess

COO/CRO, Coinbase Asset Management

Carsten Emmelius

Director - Banks & FinTech Coverage, LBBW

Juan Carlos Salinas Royan

Juan Carlos Salinas Royan

Head of Digital Assets and Fintech, MoraBanc

Eray Demirtop

Eray Demirtop

Group Internal Consulting – Blockchain & Digital Assets, UBS

18:10-18:30

Latest Innovation in Web3

Bilal El Alamy

Co-Founder and CEO, PyratzLabs

Uldis Teraudkalns

CEO, Nexpay

Tayfun Karabagli

Huawei Cloud

25 Oct | AMA Stage

Oct 25 - AMA Stage

10:40-11:00

Startup Battle Open Remarks

11:00-12:00

Startup Battle Session 1: Security, Blockchain Infrastructure, and Tokenization

Pitching Startups

AuditOne

David Velek, Co-founder & BD

Blockbrain

Oliver Padmaperuma, Head of Research

Bolide

Dmitriy Panshin, CPO

Chronicle Protocol

Niklas Kunkel, Founder

Crowdgenix

Sarel Dika, CEO

expand.network

Demetrios Skalkotos, CEO & Co-founder

kuutamo

Rune Bentien, Co-CEO

MC² Finance

Maggie Childs, Advisor

Pentestify

Lucas Martin Calderon, Founder & CEO

Session Jury Members

Artem Chestnov

General Partner, 4Blocks Capital

Mahsa Doorfard

Sales and Marketing Manager, coinIX

Nathalie Oestmann

Chief Operating Officer, Outlier Ventures

Sarunas Legeckas

General Partner, Founderheads

Torben Jorgensen

CFO, UDHC

15:00-16:00

Startup Battle Session 2: Gaming, Marketing, and Community

Pitching Startups

AddZest

Elliot Garreffa, Co-founder & CEO

PuraVida Global

Emanuel Toledo, CEO and Founder

DEFIT

Kevin Serou, Founder & CEO

GOV.DAO

Oliver Smith, Founder

Ispolink

Emanuil Pavlov, Founder and CEO

Immerzo

Michael Coppola, CEO

Operal

Tony Caradonna, President of the Board

Second World Games

Carlos Ripoll, CEO

STYLE Protocol

Leo Hilse, Founder

Thrilld Labs

Alexandra Overgaag, CEO & Founder

Session Jury Members

Anton Shakur

Head of Venture Capital, Hodl Group

Bilal El Alamy

Co-founder & CEO, PyratzLabs

Eugene Shakula

COO, yard [hub]

Jeddi Mees

Incubator Program Manager, Fabric Ventures

Sarunas Legeckas

General Partner, Founderheads

17:00-18:00

Pitching Startups

Startup Battle Session 3: Identity, NFTs and DeFi

Allfeat

JeanChristophe Barat, CEO

Digitalsocial.ID (DSID)

Simon Molitor, CEP & Co-Founder

Enefty

Giorgi Jashiashvili, Co-founder & CEO

Fiat24

Kay Shidlo, CMO

Kreatorhood

Maani Hariri, Co-founder

micapass

Gintarė Košubienė, CEO & Co-Founder

Perfect-iD

Dr. Timo Marks, CEO

QX

Zoran Nasteski, CEO

Sleap.io

Michael Ros, CEO & Founder

Ucollect.me

Miro Radenovic, Founder

Session Jury Members

Anton Shakur

Head of Venture Capital, Hodl Group

Artem Chestnov

General Partner, 4Blocks Capital

Bilal El Alamy

Co-founder & CEO, PyratzLabs

Jeddi Mees

Incubator Program Manager, Fabric Ventures

Nathalie Oestmann

Chief Operating Officer, Outlier Ventures

26 Oct | Coreum Main Stage

Oct 26 - Coreum Main Stage

08:00-09:30

Registration & Coffee

09:30-10:00

Constructing Personalized Portfolios in Crypto

James Morek

James Morek

Co-Head of Institutional Sales, EMEA & APAC, Coinbase

90-Jasmine-Burgess

Jasmine Burgess

COO/CRO, Coinbase Asset Management

Richard Murray

CEO, Hilbert Capital

Tim Grant

CEO, Deus X Capital

10:00-10:10

Successful Loyalty Reward Schemes on Blockchain

Aria Oh

CEO, Milk Alliance Inc.

10:10-10:40

The Next Step for Crypto: Instant and Free Payments

83-Denise-Donoso

Denisse Donoso

Spanish Team Lead, Beincrypto

114-Simone-Binotto

Simone Binotto Torre

COO, Codego

152-Javi-J-Overo

Jovi J Overo

Managing Director Unlimit BaaS, Unlimit

157-Guido-Buehler

Guido Buehler

Non-Executive Member of the Board, zondacrypto

10:40-11:30

Shaping CBDCs & Stablecoins for Consumers and Businesses

140-Jorn-Jakob-Rober

Jörn-Jakob Röber

Head of EU Policy, Digital Currencies Governance Group (DCGG)

105-Jose-Luis-Lorente

José Luis Lorente

Partner Financial Services, Bird & Bird

59-Cristian-Cengher-Erste-Group

Cristian Cengher

Head of Payments Clearing and Operations, Erste Group Bank

Sören Hettler

Head of Investment Strategy and Private Clients, DZ Bank

Dr. Shamshudeen Mohd Yunus

Chief Strategist/Founder, Tijarah Holding Ltd

David Creer

Global DLT and Crypto Lead, GFT

11:30-12:20

DeFi Security and Privacy: Lessons Learned

Maria Eneva-Olms

Founder and CEO, Ekolance

Lisa Loud

Executive Director, Secret Network Foundation

Oliver Gale

Co-founder, Panther Protocol

Antoni Zolciak

Co-founder, Aleph Zero

Jarno Tapio Marttila

DevRel Engineer, Streamr

Jason Delabays

Blockchain Ecosystem Lead, Zama

12:20-12:40

Don't Trust, Verify: The Next Generation of Oracles

Niklas Kunkel

Founder, Chronicle Protocol

12:40-12:50

Unlocking the Next Wave of Tokenized Assets

Ana Santillan

Head of EMEA Financial Institutions & Co-Country Head of Switzerland, Fireblocks

12:50-13:30

Unveiling the DeFi Trends of Tomorrow

Maria Eneva-Olms

Founder and CEO, Ekolance

Mounir Benchemled

Founder, ParaSwap

Favio Velarde

Head of Growth, Coreum

Bruno-Garcia-Sanmartin

Bruno Garcia Sanmartin

CMO Prime Numbers, XDC NETWORK

Helwan Mandé

Developer Relations Engineer, Coreum

13:30-14:15

Break

14:15-14:45

Agora Session with the Audience

14:45-15:15

How to Make Web3 Games That Don't Suck

Tim Stingelin

Tim Stingelin

Investment Manager, DCAP

Robby Yung

Robby Yung

CEO, Animoca Brands

Saro McKenna

Co-founder & CEO, Dacoco GmbH (Alien Worlds)

Leo Khan

CEO, Undeads.com

15:15-15:25

How to Connect All of DeFi Seamlessly

Demetrios Skalkotos

CEO and Co-founder, expand.network

15:25-16:15

Investment Meetup & Q&A: Raising & Building in a Bear Market

Gareth Jenkinson

Senior Journalist, Cointelegraph

Nathalie Oestmann

Chief Operating Officer, Outlier Ventures

Tim Grant

CEO, Deus X Capital

Alex Strzesniewski

Founder, AngelBlock

Ignacio Fonts Cavestany

Managing Partner and CEO, Inveready

Yaroslav Shakula

CEO, yard [hub]

16:15-16:45

Investment Meetup & Q&A: When Will VC Money Return to Web3?

Ivan Fernandez

Founding Partner, Enzo Ventures

Alex Odagiu

Investment Director, Binance Labs

Vineet Budki

Managing Partner & CEO, Cypher Capital

Anton Shakur

Anton Shakur

Head of Venture Capital, Hodl Ventures

16:45-17:30

Startup Battle Finals

5 session winners of the Startup Battle will pitch on stage and the judges will select the final TOP 3 startups at EBC9!

Finals Judges

Alex Strzesniewski

Founder, AngleBlock

Mahsa Doorfard

Sales and Marketing Manager, coinIX

Torben Jorgensen

CFO, UDHC

Yaroslav Shakula

CEO, yard [hub]

26 Oct | Visionary Stage

Oct 26 - Visionary Stage

08:00-09:45

Registration & Coffee

09:45-10:25

Custody & Wallets: Keeping Your Digital Assets Safe

Manuel Villegas

Manuel Villegas Franceschi

Digital Assets Specialist - Associate Director, Julius Baer

Natacha Dezert

Natacha Dezert

Digital Strategy & Transformation - Blockchain & Digital Assets, BNP Paribas

Gernot Prettenthaler

Gernot Prettenthaler

RBI Blockchain Hub Lead, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Nadia Filali

Nadia Filali

Head of Innovation & Development, Groupe Caisse des Dépôts

Victor Busson

CMO, Taurus

10:25-10:35

The Influence of the Bank for International Settlement on DLT Adoption in the Financial Industry

Jonathan Leßmann

Jonathan Leßmann

CMO & Platform Strategy, SWIAT

10:35-11:05

What to Expect After SEC Approves the First Spot Bitcoin ETF?

Christopher Siedentopf

Head of Global Institutional Sales, Uphold

Maurice Mureau

Maurice Mureau

CEO, Hodl Group

Hervé François

Partner, Blockhain / Digital Assets, Investcorp

Manuel Villegas

Manuel Villegas Franceschi

Digital Assets Specialist - Associate Director, Julius Baer

11:05-11:15

Token Vesting: Transparency, Security & Analytics

Antoine Chaveron

Co-Founder & CEO, UNCX Network

11:15-11:35

Will Staking Yields Rise Or Drop in the Future?

Greg Vosper

Sales & Business Development, Blockdaemon

Mirko Schmiedl

CEO & Co-founder, Staking Rewards

Jesper Johansen

Jesper Johansen

CEO, Northstake

11:35-12:05

Fiat On-ramping to Accelerate User Acquisition for Crypto-native Businesses

Gareth Jenkinson

Senior Journalist, Cointelegraph

Szymon Sypniewicz

Szymon Sypniewicz

Co-founder & CEO, Ramp Network

Samual Rondot​

Samuel Rondot

Managing Director, Damex

Iana Dimitrova

Chief Executive Officer, OpenPayd

12:05-12:15

How to Engage in a Successful Blockchain Transformation

Diego Meillassoux

Partner Account Executive, SettleMint

12:15-12:45

MiCA: What Europe's New Rules Mean for the Industry?

Tommaso Astazi​

Tommaso Astazi

Head of Regulatory Affairs, Blockchain for Europe

Oleksandra Maksymenko

EU Government Affairs Manager, Revolut

Ernest Lima

Ernest Lima

Partner, XReg Consulting

Nena Dokuzov

Nena Dokuzov

Head of Project Group for New Economy & Blockchain Technologies, Slovenian Ministry of Economic Development & Technology

12:45-13:15

Innovation in Web3 from a Public and Private Perspective

Giacomo Vella

Head of the Blockchain & Web3 Observatory, Osservatori Digital Innovation - Politecnico di Milano

Joao Rodrigues Frade

Head of Sector of the Digital Building Blocks, European Commission

Holger Bittner

Holger Bittner

Director New Business Development, FC Barcelona

Hayley Forth

Associate Director, Process Steward, MSD

13:15-13:45

Break

13:45-14:15

Agora Session with the Audience

14:15-14:45

What's Next for Digital Assets in 2024?

Jorge Schnura

Jorge Schnura

Co-founder and CEO, Unlockd

Caner Sevinc

Caner Sevinc

Regulatory Counsel, Wirex

Dotun Rominiyi

Dotun Rominiyi

Director of Emerging Technology, London Stock Exchange

14:45-15:05

The Data-Driven Investor: Strategies for Crypto Market Intelligence

Elliot Garreffa

Co-founder, AddZest

Lars Bakke Krogvig

Co-founder and Director of Engineering, Nansen

Ambre Soubiran

Ambre Soubiran

CEO, Kaiko

15:05-15:45

Bridging the Gap Between DeFi and Regulators

Dr. Max Bernt

Board Member, INATBA

Jon Fink Isaksen

Jon Fink Isaksen

Head of Policy, EMEA, Uniswap

Alain Otaegui

Policy Expert - Digital Finance, European Banking Authority (EBA)

Dr. Mark Richardson

CEO, Bancor Protocol

Thomas Nägele

Managing Partner, NÄGELE Attorneys at Law

15:45-16:15

New Ownership Models in Web3

Simon Molitor

Simon Molitor

CEO & Co-founder, Digitalsocial.ID

Julian Banks

Julian Banks

Founder, Univox

Hugo Cortez

Co-founder and CEO, MYFC GROUP

Jose Mieres

Business Director, EuroGSAT

16:15-16:35

Gaming NFTs and Collectibles: Unlocking In-Game Assets

Aleks Ahrens

Head Web3 Partnerships, fliggs mobile

Alvaro González de Buitrago

Álvaro González de Buitrago

CEO, Team Queso

Idan Zuckerman

Co-founder and Co-CEO, Upland

26 Oct | AMA Stage

Oct 26 - AMA Stage

08:00-10:00

Registration & Coffee

10:00-11:00

Startup Battle Session 4: Sustainability, Social impact and DeFi

Pitching Startups

Crowmie

Fernando Dávila, CEO

erable

Vincent Katchavenda, COO & Founding member

EthicHub

Joan de Ramón Brunet, Head of Growth

Gratiago

Raoul Ullens, Co-founder & CTO

KERU

Hélène Quintin, CEO

Metacampus

Pere Pérez Ninou, CEO & Founder

PLENO

Nura Linggih, CEO & Co-founder

Billy

Robin Champseix, CEO

Solid World

Stenver Jerkku, CEO

ZeemGO

Borja Moreno Candau, CEO

Session Jury Members

Albert Domingo Vilar

Director, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Ventures

Mahsa Doorfard

Sales and Marketing Manager, coinIX

Mila Bozinov

Governance Lead, F3 Ventures

Miquel Costa Planas

President & CEO, Keiretsu Forum

11:05-11:25

Web3 Is a Joke: Bear Markets Are Funny!

Léo Filipetti

Léo Filipetti

Co-founder, Crypto Comedy Collective

12:00-13:00

Startup Battle Session 5: Cryptos, Tokenized Assets, DeFi

Pitching Startups

basenode.io

Oliver Schantin, CEO and Co-founder

Bitstack

Alexandre Roubaud, CEO

Cheapskate

Chloe Flynn, Head of Operations

DLTPAY

Kenneth Kumor, Co-founder

Eczodex

Michael Quartey, CEO

Fume

Riccardo Conti, Co-founder

Merlin

Elie Azzi, Founder & Head of Product

Nash21

Ezequiel Sarra, Head of Business Development

NORTHSTAKE A/S

Jesper Johansen, Founder & CEO

Vestinda

Alin Breaban, Co-founder & CEO

Session Jury Members

Miquel Costa Planas

President & CEO, Keiretsu Forum

Sarunas Legeckas

General Partner, Founderheads

Torben Jorgensen

CFO, UDHC

Yaroslav Shakula

CEO, yard [hub]