Schedule

REGISTRATION  + BREAKFAST NETWORKING SESSION

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

introduction

8:30 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 - THE INDUSTRY'S TAKE ON BLOCKCHAIN & LEGAL

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   

Lexy Prodromos
Business Development Manager
Bloq

Jennifer O'Rourke
Co-Founder + President
Attest, Inc.

Ken Seddon     Zach Smolinski
CE0                    Principal
LOT Network       Smolinski Rosario Law PC     

MORNING NETWORKING BREAK

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

session 2 - blockchain and the legal profession: the role of crypto counsel

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Stephen Palley
Partner
Anderson Kill

Joshua Klayman
Founder
Klayman LLC

Angela Walch
St. Mary’s University School of Law
Associate Professor

session 3 - blockchain and the legal profession: crypto infrastructure

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Wulf Kaal
Professor and Director of the Private Investment Fund Institute
University of St. Thomas School of Law

Tony Lai
Founder
Legal.io

Nina Kilbride
Chief Commercial Officer
Monax

Peter Hunn
Founder
Clause.io

LUNCH

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

SESSION 4 - SHOW ME THE MONEY: CRYPTOCURRENCY, TRADING, AND INVESTMENT CONCERNS 

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

John Roth
Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer
Bittrex  

Drew Hinkes
Athena Blockchain
General Counsel

Moderated by: Karl Muth - FRST

SESSION 5 - MAKE A MARMOT OUT OF ME: CRYPTO MUSINGS AND TWITTER QUESTIONS 

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. 

Preston Byrne
Tomram LLC
Consultant

Interviewed by: Nelson Rosario - Smolinski Rosario Law PC

AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK

2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

SESSION 6 - Crypto / Blockchain Regulatory Hot Topics 

3:15 p.m.  - 4:00 p.m.     

Colleen Sullivan
Managing Member
Sullivan Wolf Kailus

Kevin Batteh
Partner
Delta Strategy Group

Amy Kim
Global Policy Director and General Counsel
Chamber of Digital Commerce

SESSION 7 - REGULATORS MOUNT UP: THE EVOLUTION OF REGULATORS' INTEREST IN CRYPTO AND POTENTIAL FUTURE AREAS OF REGULATORY FOCUS

4:00 p.m.  - 4:45 p.m. 

Jess Cheng
Counsel
IMF

Amy Hartman
Assistant Director, Cyber Unit
SEC

Moderated by: Justin Steffen - Jenner & Block

SESSION 8 - A CONVERSATION WITH DIRECTOR BLANCO

4:45 p.m.  - 5:30 p.m. 

Kenneth Blanco
Director
FinCEN

Interviewed by: Clay Porter - Navigant

CLOSING REMARKS

5:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Jason Henrichs
Founder
FinTex

RECEPTION

5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.