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The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center together with KI Group and financial.com jointly organize the second edition of the Crypto Assets Conference from February 25 to February 26, 2019, in Frankfurt. The blockchain technology, borne through the invention of Bitcoin, has created hundreds of digital assets and spurred the development of new business models building on a decentralized network. In the framework of the conference topics such as DLT in financial industries, cryptocurrencies, ICOs, crypto funds, and tokens of decentral business models will be discussed. The 2-day conference features key speakers from the German and European blockchain ecosystems.

Schedule

Day 1, 8 February 2019

Opening Session (Crypto Stage)
08:45 Arrival of the guests
09:30 – 09:40 Prof. Dr. Nils Stieglitz
President of Frankfurt School
Welcome Keynote
09:45 – 10:00 Welcome address of organizers Moderation by Celine Flores Willers, Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Dr. Alexis Eisenhofer & Andrei Martchouk
10:15 – 10:45 Emily Hurd
Head of Business Development, Coinmarketcap
Observations and Insights from Crypto's Most Trafficked Site
10:50 – 11:10 Marjan Delatinne
Head of Global Banking, Ripple
Enabling the Internet of Value - in-depth look at XRP, xRapid and blockchain breaktroughs
11:15 – 11:30 Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner
Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
International Token Standardization Association
11:30 – 12:00 Q&A with audience
12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH BREAK

Crypto Regulation (Crypto Stage)
13:05 – 13:25 Christoph Kreiterling
Senior Advisor, BaFin
Crypto token and supervision - potential pitfalls and further developments
13:30 – 13:55 Nina Seidler
Partner, DWF Germany
What the EU is thinking about Blockchain
13:55 – 14:15 Thomas Dünser
Senior Advisor, Government of Liechtenstein
Beyond Crypto Assets - why Token Economy needs regulation
14:20 – 14:40 Donald Day
Senior Manager, Securities and Futes Commission of Hongkong
Regulatory framwork in Hong Kong
14:40 – 15:10 Q&A with audience
and 
Christoph Iwaniez
CFO, Bitwala

Crypto Startup (Enterprise Stage)
13:05 – 13:25 Alex von Frankenberg
Managing Director, High-Tech Gründerfond
Blockchain - The next Internet!
13:30 – 13:55 Peter Grosskopf
CTO R&D, Solarisbank
Problems of the industry - about STO, exchanges and regulations
13:55 – 14:15 Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andranik Tumasjan
International Token Standardization Association
Old wine in new bottles?
Analyzing blockchain-based business models
14:20 – 14:40 Nikola Stojanow
Chief Business Development Officer,  Aeternity
How the bearmarket affects crypto startups - insides from the first row
14:40 – 15:10 Q&A with audience
and
Kerstin Eichmann
Managing Director, Innogy Innovation Berlin
Crypto Topics (Forum Stage)
13:00 – 13:20 Hansjörg Hettich
Executive Director, Multichain Asset Managers Association
13:25 – 13:45 Andreas Schemm
Founder & CEO, Gateway & Vreo
Blockchain is bringing back trust for digital advertising
13:50 – 14:10 Philipp Cottier
Chairman, L1 Digital
Investing in blockchain and cryptos - a diversified and institutional approach
14:15 – 14:35 Konstantin Richter
CEO, BlockDaemon
State of Blockchain technology
14:40 – 15:00 Klaus Himmer
CEO, CryptoTax
Standortbestimmung und aktuelle Entwicklungen bei der steuerlichen Behandlung von Kryptoassets
15:05 – 15:25 Kai Kuljurgis
CEO, Coindex
coindex® - first mover for index-based crypto investment products
15:30 – 15:50 Break
15:55 – 16:15 Patrick Neulinger
CEO, Leaf Systems
How Hospitality Is Revolutionized Through a Digital Currency
16:20 – 16:40 Oliver Nägele
CEO, BlockchainHelix
HELIX ID - Identity Services for Citizens and Enterprises
Crypto Law (Crypto Stage)
15:05 – 15:25 Christian Storck
Partner Capital Markets & Co-Head of Innovation, Linklaters
15:30 – 15:50 Daniel Resas
Associated Partner, Schnittker Möllmann Partners
15:55 – 16:15 Dr. Sebastian Keding
Lawyer, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Legal issues associated with blockain based business models
16:35 – 16:55 Q&A with audience
17:10 – 17:30 Marc Taverner
Global Ambassador & Market Development, Bitfury Group
Get together
Crypto Technology & Solutions (Enterprise Stage)
15:05 – 15:25 Stefan Teis
Managing Director, Brainbot Technologies
Token Transfer with Payment Channels and Overview
15:30 – 15:50 Prof. Dr. Sebastian Faust
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Perun: Building Scalable and Secure Blockchains
15:55 – 16:15 Dominique Schröder
Applied Cryptography Department, University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Security of Privacy-Preserving Crypto-Currencies and Wallets
16:35 – 16:55 Q&A with audience
Day 2, February 9 2019
 
Opening Session (Crypto Stage)
08:45 Arrival of the guests
09:00 Welcome address of organizers
09:15 – 09:35 Austin Alexander
Office ot the CEO at Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange
Bitcoin, not Blockchain
09:35 – 09:50 Q&A Panel
Crypto & Finance (Crypto Stage)
10:00 – 10:20 Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner
Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
The Future of Asset Management
10:25 – 10:45 Andrea Pinna
European Central Bank
Crypto-assets: the perspective of the central bank
10:50 – 11:10 Martin Diehl
Head of Section Payment System Analysis, Bundesbank
Die Rolle von Krypto-Token aus Sicht eines Zentralbänkers
11:15 – 11:35 Michael Spitz
Director Main Incubator, Commerzbank
Blockchain-Use Cases for Capital Markets, Trade Finance, ID und Cash on Ledger
11:40 – 12:00 Joachim Erdle
Managing Director, Corporate Finance LBBW
Transform Blockchain Use-Cases into Business-Cases
12:05 – 12:25 Alexander Höptner
CEO Börse Stuttgart
Back to the Roots? The Future of Exchange
12:25 – 12:50 Q&A with audience
and
Nahiomy Alvarez
Federal Reserve bank of Chicago
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH BREAK

Crypto & Tokenization (Enterprise Stage)
10:00 – 10:20 Andrei Martchouk
Managing Director, KI deventralized
Tokenization of Value
10:25 – 10:45 David Nicol
Associate Director, R3
Digital Assets and the Internet of Value
10:50 – 11:10 Michael Duttlinger
CEO, Cashlink
Tokenizing Venture Capital: How to increase investor security of STOs
11:15 – 11:35 Meinhard Benn
CEO, Satoshipay
Scalable Blockchain Payments
11:40 – 12:00 Friederike Ernst
COO, Gnosis
The dxDAO - a DAO to govern decentralized applications
12:05 – 12:25 Sven Laepple
CEO, Astratum
TIRACY: Sustainability in Textile and the rise of the Staking Economy
12:25 – 12:50 Q&A with audience
Crypto Topics (Forum Stage)
10:25 – 10:45 Kai Schmidt
Co-Founder, Crypto Development Fund
How blockchain changes fundraising in frontier markets
10:50 – 11:10 Arno Pfefferling
Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Horizen
Privacy on transparent databases - how we do it?
11:15 – 11:35 Dennis Wohlfarth
Accointing
How to save on taxes (time & money) - Product demo
11:40 – 12:00 Katharina Gehra
Immtuable Insight GmbH
How to turn advanced analytics in investment success
12:05 – 12:25 Patrick Lowry
CEO, Iconiq Lab
A $500 Trillion Tokenized Global Financial Market
12:30 – 12:50 Nils Bundi
Business Lead, Actus Financial Protocol
Digital financial assets, the interoperability premium, and how to unlock it
12:55 – 13:15 Benjamin Robson
Head of Business Development, Blockescene
Blockescence DLT: Enhancing Existing Business with Blockchain
13:20 – 13:40 Niall Murray
CEO, Salamantex
Cryptocurrencies - A Great Future Ahead or an Even Bigger Failure?
13:45 – 14:05 Philipp Pieper
CEO, Swarm Fund
Open Infrastructure for Digital Securities Issuance and Trading
14:10 – 14:30 Marcel Kuhs
CEO, Azhos
How to successfully implement blockchain use cases in non-digitized industries
14:35 – 14:55 Freddy Zwanzger
Chief Data Officer, Anyblock Analytics
Blockchain data for enterprises, now available in SQL!
15:00 – 15:20 Phong Dao
CEO, Agora Innovation
Tokenization of assets and the truth about the secondary market
15:25 – 15:45 Paul Claudius
CEO, BlockStateo
Tokenize equity in Switzerland - a how-to-guide for SMEs
Crypto & Value (Crypto Stage)
13:40 – 14:00 Dr. Pakorn Peetathawatchai
President, Thailand Stock Exchange
Digital assets: A enabler of global possibilities
14:00 – 14:20 Dr. Matthias Hirtschulz
Senior Manager, d-fine
Enabling crypto assets on open blockchains
14:20 – 14:40 Christian Labetzsch
Managing Director, Micobo
Security Tokenisation - the emergence of a new asset class
14:40 – 15:00 Radoslav Albrecht
CEO, Bitbond
Use cases of stable coins
15:00 – 15:20 Gregory Klumov
CEO, STASIS
Euro on Ethereum: How EURS will bring stability into the European crypto market
15:20 – 15:40 Christoph Impekoven
Founder, Blocksize Capital
15:40 – 16:10 Q&A with audience
16:20 – 16:45 Pavel Kravchenko
CEO, Distributed Labs
An effective approach to asset tokenization
16:50 – 17:00 Remarks and Summary of Conference
Conference End and Farwell
Crypto Capital (Enterprise Stage)
13:40 – 14:00 Demelza Hays
Junior Fund Manager, Incrementum
Die Rolle der Kryptowährung in der Vermögensverwaltung
14:00 – 14:20 Dr. Ulli Spankowski
CEO, Bison App
Cryptocurrency trading for everybody - simple, smart & secure
14:20 – 14:40 Jakob Drzezga
Co-Founder, Brickblock
Driving digital innovation for real estate funds
14:40 – 15:00 Jannis Heinitz
Platform Management, Solactive
Passive is massive - building crypto indices
15:00 – 15:20 Martin Schmitt
Co-Founder, Postera Capital
Cryptoasset investing in 2019 – status quo and outlook
15:20 – 15:40 Jörg Hansen
COO, Blocksize Capital
The Evolution of Crypto Funds
15:40 – 16:10 Q&A with audience

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