WHAT IS FUTURE X?
Future X’s mission is to make the token economy more accessible by deconstructing the multifaceted pillars into ten manageable segments.
Each of these segments play a crucial role in molding this new economy. During this event we have the opportunity to explore each segment in length to provide the full picture.
Bringing together the leaders from the ten pillars of the token economy, Future X provides attendees the opportunity to learn from influential opinion leaders and pioneers who have been instrumental in shaping the token economy.
THE 10 PILLARS OF
The defining feature of digital assets and the characteristics of audit creates a juxtaposition. It is a contrast of anonymity vs. clarity but it is exactly what is needed to push this industry forward, giving confidence to all stakeholders.
There is a growing demand for blockchain developers as evident of LinkedIn reporting the biggest growing field on its platform was blockchain development, For this industry to hit it’s full stride, new innovations and usage need to be created to support the ecosystem and this is where developers can lend a hand.
Funds are always looking for new ways to diversify their holdings or explore exotic strategies to differentiate from others. This new asset class presents an intriguing opportunity provided the funds’ mandate changes accordingly. Do Security Tokens allow for an easier way for funds to enter the space?
With the recent blockchain adoptions from JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Facebook, Twitter and other institutions, we are almost 100% certain this asset class is here to stay. Let’s hear from the institutions firsthand.
For digital assets to gain confidence from a wider audience, certain requirements must be met. One of them is adequate insurance against theft to mitigate risk. Today we witness the launch of Asia’s first digital asset custody solution.
Legal helps us guide through a largely unregulated blockchain ecosystem. It provides a level of assurance that recourse can be obtained when there is a dispute. Experts in this area help bridge the gap between the blockchain world and traditional law makers.
Media has the ability to shift the balance of a subject matter as eccentric as digital assets. The ecosystem requires robust journalism, as market volatility is more prevalent in this infant asset class.
Without clear regulations, digital assets is stifled. Entrepreneurs and institutions sit on the sidelines for fear of running afoul of the law. Regulation offers reliability, consistency and accountability, all key ingredients in making digital assets more accessible.
Retailers are increasingly accepting digital assets as a payment method globally. We will explore interesting use cases and how this decentralized and efficient form of money is being applied.
When all the hype and band wagoners tailor off, it’s the blockchain champions that steady the ship and set course to the promised land. They were here before the fandom and will continue to be here after the dust settles. They truly are the pillars of the token economy.
OUR PAST SPEAKERS
L&Y Law Office
Partner / National Leader of IT Advisory Services
Co-Founder, Managing Partner
City AI Accounting
Head of Crypto Security
Asia Americas Correspondent & Advisor
Co-Founder & Editor
Simmons & Simmons
Head of Financial Specialties, Asia
King & Wood Mallesons
Director Strategic Initiatives
Head of APAC
Token Economy: Path to Compliance
Clara Chiu, Head of Fintech Unit & Director of Licensing, SFC
The role of insurance in the Token Economy
Murray Wood, Head of Financial Specialities, Aon Asia
The rise of insured custody in the Token Economy
Usman Ahmad, CIO, BC Group
Luxury in Crypto
A chat with HUBLOT and OSL, the two brands behind the world's first luxury timepiece that's purchasable with BTC only
Loic Biver, General Manager, Greater China, HUBLOT
Ryan Rabaglia, Head of Trading, OSL
Moderator: Lindsy Joo, CNBC
What's Next for Virtual Banking in Hong Kong
Ken Lo, Founding member, ZhongAn
Deniz Güven, CEO, Standard Chartered Virtual Bank
Harjeet Baura, HK Financial Services Consulting Leader, PwC HK
Peter Koo, Partner, National Leader of IT Advisory Services, Deloitte
Moderator: Nisha Gopalan, Bloomberg
Panel I - Overcoming barriers to the Token Economy and emergence of Security Tokens (STOs)
A discussion with experts in regulation, legal and audit as they share their views on the challenges and potential within the industry. With the new emerging trend of security tokens, learn from our experts on how this will impact the token economy as a whole
Urszula McCormack, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM)
Irene Chu, Head of New Economy, KPMG
Henry Yu, Partner, L&Y Law Office
Moderator: Jame DiBiasio, DigFin
Fireside Chat I - From Genesis to Today
What have been the difficulties in real life applications of blockchain, and how have the industry pioneers been trying to overcome them?
Charles Yang, Head Trader, Genesis Block
Hugh Madden, CTO, BC Group
Charles d'Haussy, Director Strategic Initiatives at ConsenSys
Emil Chan, CMO, City AI Accounting
Moderator: Syed Musheer Ahmed, GM, Fintech Association of HK
Fireside Chat II - Security in the Token Economy
Digital Assets and Blockchain were designed for a more secure economy, however, recent hacks and losses have suggested otherwise. What is the real solution to a secured Token Economy?
Phil Chen, Decentralized Chief Officer, HTC
Benjamin Soong, Head of Asia Pacific, Ledger
Ian Christofis, Managing Principal Consultant, nCihper Security
Chad Lynch, Head of Crypto Security, Horangi
Moderator: Kanny Lee, Managing Director, OSL Singapore
Panel II - Convergence: How to enter the space as an institution
Traditional institutions have long hailed blockchain as a fad, with the growth of the industry learn how the convergence of the two spaces will become a permanent part of the economy. How will the emergence of security tokens change the space?
Jehan Chu, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Kenetic Capital
Maggie Ng, Co-founder & CRO, FinEx Asia
Gaven Cheong, Partner, Simmons & Simmons
Moderator: Lindsay Joo, Asia Americas Correspondent & Advisor, CNBC
Director, Licensing and Head of FinTech Unit, Intermediaries
Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)
Zhong An International
CEO, Virtual Bank
Managing Principal Consultant
Head of Trading
HUBLOT, Greater China
Decentralized Chief Officer
Head of New Economy
Co-Founder & CRO
Syed Musheer Ahmed
FinTech Association of Hong Kong
Genesis Block Hong Kong
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