The rise of digital currencies, spearheaded by Bitcoin, has posed a series of questions to both financial institutions and businesses alike.
At Digital Money 2014, taking place in London on 26th - 28th May 2014, leaders from the finance, venture capital, retail and digital currency world will be addressing the opportunities and threats associated with crypto-currencies on a global scale.
Themes that will be covered include:
* Future take up of digital money by business as a form of online payment. What are the cost saving implications?
* The potential consequences for transactional facilitators
* Speculation on virtual money; opportunity for financial institutions. Is this the beginning of a new marketplace? If so, how should financial institutions position themselves?
* The security concerns and benefits associated with digital currencies
* Regulatory outlook of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
Expert speakers include:
* Matthew Rees, Assistant Director, EY (Ernst and Young)
* Richard Asquith, Head of VAT & IPT, TMF Group
* Raj Samani, VP, EMEA Chief Technology Officer, McAfee
* Jon Matonis, Executive Director, Bitcoin Foundation
* Antonis Polemitis, MD, Ledra Capital & The University of Nicosia
* Radoslav Albrecht, MD, Bitbond.net and Board Member Bundesverband Bitcoin e.V.
* Vinay Gupta, Associate Fellow, ISRS University College London
* Roger Willis, Fraud Investigation Executive, EY (Ernst & Young)
* Tom Robinson, Co-Founder, Elliptic
* Eitan Jankelwitz, Associate, Sheridans
* John Henderson, Principal, White Star Capital
* Javier Marti, Managing Director, Bitcoin Global Investments
* Edgar Edmund, CEO, Minds Incorporated
* Michael Parsons, Consultant, BitcoinByte
Conference only: £1,499
Conference + workshop: 2,098
Register before 25th April 2014: £1199
Register before 28th March 2014: £1099
Speakers: McAfee, EY, Ernst and Young, TMF Group, Bitcoin Foundation, University of Nicosia, Ledra Capital, Bundesverband Bitcoin e.V., ISRS University College London, Elliptic, Sheridans, White Star Capital, Bitcoin Global Investments, Minds Incorporated, BitcoinByte