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Industry panels and engaging keynotes presented by CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs, senior government officials and executives of major blockchain and fintech companies discussing critical topics affecting the industry, global financial markets, investing options and future consumer trends.

blockchain & crypto
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17:00

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18:00

Fintech 21 Meet Ups are included in delegate forum tickets. These daily networking functions take place after the forum.

09:00

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09:10

Karen Cohen aka "blockmum" is the Founder and Director of Emerging Tech Talent, a company that helps humans connect to Emerging Technology. She is the Founder of Women in Emerging Tech and Previous Deputy Chair for Blockchain Australia. She is Community Champion for Algorand Foundation and Program Manager for AlgoHub, the virtual Blockchain Developers Hub . She is the 2021 winner of the Lift Off Awards for Diversity and Inclusion Tech Leader.

Speaker(s):

Founder

Emerging Tech Talent & Women in Emerging Tech

09:10

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09:30

Keynote

What is blockchain technology? Everything you need to know about blockchain’s origins and future. A blockchain is a distributed and shared database where the database storage devices are not all linked to a common processor. Every block is connected to the previous block and has a transaction data and timestamp. but blockchain technology is so much more. Blockchain is a quickly evolving, exciting industry. Its technology is being applied across diverse sections including finance, real estate, education and healthcare. Discover why blockchain is important to modern society and, more importantly, what its future holds.

Speaker(s):

Founder

Emerging Tech Talent & Women in Emerging Tech

09:30

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09:55

Keynote

Want to invest in cryptocurrencies but don't know where to start? To begin, you need to know what is cryptocurrency and how does it work? Crypto, is any form of currency that exists digitally or virtually and uses cryptography (blockchain technology) to secure transactions. Cryptocurrencies don't have a central issuing or regulating authority, instead of using a decentralized system to record transactions and issue new units.

Speaker(s):

COO

Cointree

10:00

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10:15

Keynote

As the adoption of digital assets increase, crypto and virtual asset service providers are faced with regulatory scrutiny. Find out what you need to know, what you can learn from others, and the smartest way to solve for compliance.

Speaker(s):

CEO

Arctic Intelligence

10:25

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11:15

Industry Panel

With the rise in value, number, functionality and adoption of cryptocurrencies, cryptocurrencies will play a greater role in our personal lives, corporate treasuries and the financial markets generally.

Speaker(s):

Chief Business Development

CoinSpot

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Head of Compliance

Binance Australia

Speaker(s):

COO

Cointree

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General Counsel, Head of Legal & Compliance

Monochrome Asset Management

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Partner, Funds Management, Blockchain

Hall & Wilcox

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Brand Partnerships & Marketing Manager

CoinJar

11:20

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12:00

Industry Panel

Is blockchain technology safer? Blockchain is a highly encrypted digital ledger platform. One of blockchain's major features of immutability, as it records any changes to the data, and helps store data in a safe and secure manner. This industry panel will cover:

Speaker(s):

CEO & Founder

Asta

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Head of Accounts & Sales

LAB Group

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Co-Founder

Entersoft

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Co-Founder & COO

Verida

13:00

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13:45

Industry Panel

You may be familiar with blockchain technology in terms of cryptocurrencies, but blockchain has vast and emerging solutions across diverse industries. B2B blockchain has the ability to provide all parties in a supply chain access to the same information...seamlessly, authentically and securely.

Speaker(s):

CEO & Founder

Asta

Speaker(s):

CTO

Agridigital

Speaker(s):

CEO & Co-Founder

Civic Ledger

13:45

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14:00

Keynote

The Metaverse may seem like just another buzzword for 2022 but find out how it will shape the future of the internet. Did you know the foundations of the Metaverse are blockchain technology? There are now many projects developing solutions to fulfil commercial requirements and high data throughput needs of the emerging Web3 and Metaverse applications. Learn about this whole new online world that incorporates culture, finance and technology.

Speaker(s):

Lead of Design & Research

AuroraFS

14:00

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14:45

What's Web3 and how is education shaping its design and future? What's role of schools, universities, teachers and academia in shaping the future of Web3?

Speaker(s):

Developer Community Manager

AlgoHub

Speaker(s):

Founder

She's Blockchain Savvy

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Principal Officer

The School of Bitcoin

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Director

Monash Blockchain Technology Centre (Monash BTC)

14:45

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15:05

Keynote

The talk will focus on the current processes adapted by businesses that utilise cryptocurrencies; how they lack blockchain-native solutions to improve inefficiencies in their workflows and their struggle with reporting crypto tax. Insights from AEM Journaler will be shared, where Xero’s #1 crypto accounting app has seen an increase in businesses entering the space of DeFi, NFT and Digital Products, focusing on Investment and Settlements from across the globe that require direct accounting system integrations and reporting.

Speaker(s):

CEO & Founder

AEM Algorithm

15:20

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15:50

Keynote

Learn why DeFi is just getting started as projects continue to evolve the next layers of financial infrastructure.

Speaker(s):

COO

The Miner Network

15:50

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16:10

Keynote

How do NFTs and art intersect? And more importantly, who's benefiting who? Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) can digitally represent any asset, including online-only assets like digital artwork and real assets such as real estate. Other examples of the assets that NFTs can represent include in-game items like avatars, digital and non-digital collectibles, domain names, and event tickets....so is the future non-fungible?

Speaker(s):

Chief Business Development

CoinSpot

16:10

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16:50

Industry Panel

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are non-interchangeable units of data stored on a blockchain that are hitting the world by storm and creating unique and exciting ways artists across a plethora of platforms and mediums can be rewarded,

Speaker(s):

Founder

Fanchismo

Speaker(s):

CEO

Chubbiverse

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CEO

Crowd Media Group

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Chief Marketing Officer

Meadow Labs

Speaker(s):

CEO & Founder

Valyou X

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CEO & Founder

Sugar Glider Digital

16:50

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17:00

Speaker(s):

Founder

Emerging Tech Talent & Women in Emerging Tech

We’re currently in discussion with suitable FINTECH21 Speakers for sessions, keynotes & workshops. Please contact: alyssa.herr@abfbusiness.com.au