London Summit 2017 for Cryptocurrency Aficionados

This year has seen a growing emphasis on cryptocurrencies across the retail trading industry. With bitcoin price hitting all times records by the day and making inroads into mainstream finance, it is little surprise that we decided to give cryptocurrency ample room in the event’s agenda.

Indeed, Finance Magnates London Summit 2017 will be featuring a wide range of panels, seminars, and workshops detailing ICOs, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology. So here’s one for the crypto aficionados. Get off Telegram and see what we have in store for you.

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Attendees and prospective visitors are invited to familiarize themselves with the agenda in more detail by accessing the following link. Want more crypto? Take a look at the following seminars, workshops, and panels will be dedicated solely to this space.

CEO Panel

Time: 11:00-11:45

Place: Main speaker hall

Speakers: Asaf Elimelech, CEO of Plus500; Grant Foley, COO of CMC Markets; Glenn Stevens, CEO of GAIN Capital; Tom Higgins, CEO of Gold-i; Marc Bürki, CEO of Swissquote; Ron Finberg, Head of Business Development, Cappitech (moderator)

Focus: Traditionally this is a birds-eye view of industry trends. However, it is impossible to mention any future trajectory of the financial industry without cryptocurrencies and the specter of regulations in this field. How do industry leaders see crypto? what percentage it makes of their volumes, and what the future holds for their firms? On November 15th you will find out.

Making Sense of the Crypto Frenzy

Time: 14:30-15:15

Place: Main speaker hall

Speakers: Richard Olsen, CEO of Lykke, Yoni Assia, CEO of eToro, Matthew Miller, COO of Shift Forex, Rosario Ingargiola, CEO of OTCXN, Carolina May, Strategic Advisor to NewsBTC, Avner Ziv, CEO of ZotaPay, Cryptocurrency Editor at Finance Magnates, Avi Mizrahi (moderator).

Focus: As blockchain keeps making inroads into the heart of financial machinery, volatility makes its currencies a household name for retail investors. The panel will provide much needed clarity about the various applications of cryptocurrency for financial services, mixing a healthy dose of crypto-vision with down-to-earth solutions for products, security, and risk management.

Distributed Ledger: Current and Future Use in Financial Markets

Cryptocurrency and Distributed Ledger

Time: 15:30-16:00

Place: Seminar room

Speakers: James Maudslay, Global Head of Financial Services and Justin Nesbitt Sales Director at Equinix, Jarrod Yuster, CEO of Pico, and Adrian Patten, Chairman at Cobalt.

Focus: Blockchain technology has been the biggest driver of research and development in 2017, permeating the trading and banking space, among others. A moderated panel will also include an introduction by Equinix as well as a short presentation from Cobalt.

Reinventing Yourself with an ICO

Time: 16:15-16:45

Place: Seminar room

Speakers: Slavena Savchena, co-Founder of CrowdWiz, Michael Pearl, Head of Intelligence at Finance Magnates

Focus: Everyone has read the headlines and news feeds littered with record breaking ICOs. However, are you cut out for an initial coin offering? The seminar will discuss the evolution the ICO space has undergone, explaining the adaptations required from industry participants eying an ICO in any field.

ICOs: Facts, Fiction & Future

Time: 14:55-15:25

Place: Seminar room

Speakers: Eddy Travia, CEO and co-Founder of Coinsilium

Focus: ICOs are the new buzzword in the industry. With the use of blockchain technology and applications expanding into every segment of the financial services space, the time to discuss these trends and their respective impact and funding mechanisms is now. This will give way into an exploration of multiple factors that have triggered the wave of ICOs in the last twelve months, as well as the advantages and risks of this new funding method along with a future outlook.

Consolidating Crypto: Challenges and Opportunities for CFD brokers

Time: 10:45-11:15

Place: Workshop room

Speakers: Ran Cohen, Founder and CEO of Traders Group

Focus: For a few years, the old and new online trading industries have existed side by side, for the most part ignorant of each other. Then, earlier this year cryptocurrencies finally exploded into the mainstream. The workshop will be exploring the phenomena of cryptocurrency trading, looking specifically at the differences between crypto and CFD trading from the perspective of the end user.

Becoming a Cryptocurrency Broker from A to Z

Time: 17:05-17:30

Place: Workshop room

Speakers: Sami Mana, co-CEO of Cryptency

Focus: While everybody is talking crypto, actually acquiring a thorough understanding of the most crucial steps for a successful transition is not that obvious. The workshop will break down the shift you need to undergo to become a successful cryptocurrency broker. This includes an emphasis on technology to operations, ranging from conversion, to retention and legal aspects.

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