2019 Schedule

REGISTRATION  + BREAKFAST NETWORKING SESSION

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

introduction

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Daniel Martin Katz
Professor of Law +  Director, The Law Lab
Illinois Tech - Chicago-Kent College of Law

Nelson Rosario
Principal
Smolinski Rosario Law PC

SESSION 1 - Money, Money, Money, Money . . . Crypto: Is Virtual Currency Really the Future of Money?

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Justin Slaughter
Partner
Mercury Strategies, LLC

Drew Hinkes
General Counsel
Athena Blockchain
Of Counsel
Carlton Fields

Chris Veatch
Partner
Perkins Coie

Rumi Morales
Partner
Outlier Ventures

MORNING NETWORKING BREAK

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


session 2 - Dang it feels good to be a Crypto Gangsta: Thoughts From Some of Our Favorite Crypto Counsel OGS

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Lewis Cohen
Founder
DLx

Marvin Ammori
General Counsel
Protocol Labs

Thomas Wagner
Shareholder
Polsnelli

James Creech
Attorney
The Law Offices of James Creech

session 3 - Practice Much? Blockchain and the Legal Profession

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Lucy Lu
CEO
aiLegal

Dazza Greenwood Bryan Wilson
Lecturer Managing Editor - MIT Computational Law Report
MIT Media Lab MIT Connection Science

Casey Kuhlman
CEO
Monax

Carla Reyes
Assistant Professor of Law & Director of Center for Law, Technology & Innovation
Michigan State University College of Law

LUNCH

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

remarks from dean anita krug, chicago-kent college of law

1:45 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

SESSION 4 - Full "Circle": From Industry to the Federal Reserve
Conversation with RObert Bench

1:50 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Robert Bench
Director, Applied FinTech Research
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Interviewed by: Zach Smolinski - Smolinski Rosario PC

SESSION 5 - I'm Just a Truth Machine (and I won't work for nobody but you)
Conversation with Michael Casey 

2:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Michael Casey
Co-Founder + CEO
Streambed Media

Interviewed by: Nelson Rosario - Smolinski Rosario Law PC

AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


SESSION 6 - Escaping Maduro: the Story of the Petro
Conversation with Gabriel Jimenez  

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gabriel Jimenez
Founder + CEO
The Social Us

Interviewed by: Jenny Balliet - Athena Trade and Omnium

SESSION 7 - My Regulator, My friend: Working With Regulators to Advance Crypto

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Colleen Sullivan
CEO
CMT Digital Holdings LLC

Joshua Klayman
Partner
Linklaters

Sydney Schaub
General Counsel
Gemini Trust Company, LLC

SESSION 8 - A Conversation with SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Hester Peirce
Commissioner
Securities and Exchange Commission

Interviewed by: Patrick Daugherty - Foley & Lardner LLP

CLOSING REMARKS

5:30 p.m.

Justin Steffen
Partner
IceMiller

RECEPTION

5:30 p.m.