Binance Conference

About Binance Conference

The Binance Conference is a 2-day summit where the most dedicated, extraordinary and creative minds in the blockchain space will gather to discuss current industry trends, hot topics and seek innovative solution to explore further development of blockchain ecosystem. It will host over 50 influential speakers, senior management of Binance as well as many industry leaders. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain exclusive insights and rub shoulders with the wave makers in the blockchain industry!

Location: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre – Level 5

Speakers

Changpeng Zhao
CEO of Binance
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
Professor
Yoni Assia
CEO of eToro
Wei Zhou
CFO of Binance


Da Hongfei
Founder of NEO
Ella Zhang
Head of Binance Labs
Justin Sun
Founder of TRON
Helen Hai
Head of Blockchain Charity Foundation


Jasper Lee
Managing Director of eToro
James Radecki
Global Head of Business Development of Cumberland
Ted Lin
Binance Chief Growth Officer
Eric van Miltenburg
SVP Global Operations of Ripple


Sam Bankman-Fried
CEO of Alameda Research LLC
Patrick Yeo
PwC’s Venture Hub Leader at PwC Singapore
Patrick Dai
Co-founder of Qtum
Genping Liu
Partner of Vertex


Matthew Roszak
Chairman of Bloq
Vincent Zhou
Founder of FBG Capital
Michael Arrington
Partner of Arrington XRP Capital
Emin Gün Sirer
CEO & Chief Scientist of Ava Labs and Co-Founder at bloXroute Labs


W. Scott Stornetta
Chief Scientist at Yugen Partners
Justin Chow
BD Asia head Cumberland
Dovey Wan
Co-founder of Primitive Ventures
Jun Li
Founder of Ontology


Kyle Samani
Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital
Antony Lewis
Director of Research of R3
Daren Frankel
Director – Strategic Markets and Solutions of ConsenSys
John Ng
Partner of Signum Capital


Loi Luu
Founder of KyberNetwork
David Siemer
CEO of Wave Financial
Darius Sit
Managing Partner of QCP Capital
Anthony Pompliano
Partner of Morgan Creek Digital


Dan Whang
CIO of GSG Asset Management
JJ Peterson
CEO of Block by Block Capital
Adrian Ang
Partner of A&G
Emma Liao
Co-founder of Ultrain


Jason Jeon
Chief Evangelist at NHN Entertainment
Nicole Nyugen
Head of Asia Pacific of Infinity Blockchain Ventures
Darren Camas
Co-founder of Security Token Network
Tiantian Kullander
Partner of Amber AI


Tory Reiss
Co-founder of Trust Token
Joshua Goldbard
Founder of Mobile Coin
Tju Liang Chua
General Counsel, Ethereum Foundation
Simon O’Connell
Senior Vice President, Mercy Corp


Dmitriy Budorin
CEO of Hacken & CER
Jeremy Lam
Product Lead of OmiseGo
Michael Gu
Boxmining
Angie Lau
Chief & Founder of Forkast.News


Mai Fujimoto
Miss Bitcoin
Abhishek Pitti
Founder & CEO of Nucleus Vision
Mario Larangeira
Research Manager at Input Output and Associate Professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kevin Teo
Chief Operating Officer at APVN


Jeff Paik
Founder of Deconomy
Chia Hock Lai
Chairman of Token Economy Association
Daphne Ng
Secretary General of ACCESS
Andy Tai
Head of Media and Technology, Southeast Asia at Goldman Sachs


Emily Parker
Co-Founder, Longhash
Harry Halpin
Chairman of NYM
Jack Liu
Managing Director of Asia, Circle
Jeff Garzik
Co-founder & CEO, Bloq Inc


John Riggins
International Operations, BTC Media
Urszula McCormack
Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Toby Simpson
Co-founder and CTO of Fetch.AI
Manmeet Singh
CFO & CIO of Emurgo


Anson Zeall
Chairman of ACCESS
Ye Song
Senior Manager, Solutions Architect of AWS
Mary Saracco
CFO of LatamEx
Catherine Ross
Assistant Editor in Chief, Cointelegraph


Gin Chao
Strategy Officer, Binance

Conference Agenda

21 January 2019

TIME SESSION
09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:35 Welcome Remarks
09:35 – 10:05 Fireside Chat:
2018 in Review & Looking Ahead

  • Changpeng Zhao, Founder & CEO of Binance
  • James Radecki, Global Head of Business Development of Cumberland
10:05 – 10:40 Panel:
Lessons Learned in Crypto and Token Investments

  • Michael Gu, Founder of Boxmining
  • John Ng, Partner of Signum Capital
  • Dovey Wan, Founding Partner, Primitive Ventures
  • Jamie Burke, CEO of Outlier Ventures
  • Vincent Zhou, Founder of FBG Capital
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 – 11:35 Panel:
The United Nations of Blockchain: New Solutions to Sustainability Development Goals

  • Helen Hai, Head of Blockchain Charity Foundation, Binance
  • H.E Ammenah Gurib-Fakim, Professor, Ammenah Gurib-Fakim Foundation
  • Simon O’Connell, Senior Vice President, Mercy Corp
  • Kevin Teo, Chief Operating Officer at APVN
  • Yoni Assia, CEO of eToro
11:35 – 12:10 Panel:
Building Scalable Business: Foundations for Success

  • Gin Chao, Strategy Officer, Binance
  • Genping Liu, Partner of Vertex
  • Michael Arrington, Partner of Arrington XRP Capital
  • Hsien-Hui Tong, Head, Venture Investing, SGInnovate
  • Nix Nolledo, President of Eden Holdings
12:10 – 12:25 Keynote:
Public Blockchain Designing Principles and Philosophy

  • Patrick Dai, Co-founder of Qtum
12:25 – 13:25 Lunch
13:25 – 14:00 Panel:
Centralized vs. Decentralized Exchange Infrastructure: Chances of Cohabitation  

  • Changpeng Zhao, Founder & CEO of Binance
  • Jasper Lee, Managing Director of eToro
  • Loi Luu, Founder of KyberNetwork
  • Pablo Orlando, CEO of Stock Exchange of Buenos Aires-LatamEx
14:00 – 14:35 Panel:
Decentralized Apps that Can Scale to Millions of Users: Are we there yet?

  • John Riggins, International Operations, BTC Media
  • Jason Jeon, Chief Evangelist at NHN Entertainment
  • Patrick Dai,  Co-founder of Qtum
  • Mai Fujimoto, Miss Bitcoin
  • Emma Liao, Co-founder of Ultrain
14:35 – 14:50 Keynote:
Blockchain: A Way Forward

  • W. Scott Stornetta, PhD., Chief Scientist, Yugen Partners
14:50 – 15:25 Panel:
Establishing Balanced Regulatory Frameworks: What Industry and Lawmakers can Learn from Each Other?

  • Tju-Liang Chua, General Counsel, Ethereum Foundation
  • Urszula McCormack, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
  • Adrian Ang, Partner of A&G
  • Chia Hock Lai, Chairman of Token Economy Association
  • Anson Zeall, Chairman of ACCESS
15:25 – 15:45 Coffee/Tea Break
15:45 – 16:20 Panel:
STO is the New Black: Just a Fad or a Tool to Restore Trust in Crypto?

  • Darren Camas, Co-founder of Security Token Network
  • Daren Frankel, Director – Strategic Markets and Solutions of ConsenSys
  • Jun Li, Founder of Ontology
  • Manmeet Singh, CFO & CIO of Emurgo 
  • David Siemer, CEO of Wave Financial
  • Kenneth Oh, Senior Partner at Dentons
16:20 – 16:35 Keynote:
Digital Cash for Everyday Use

  • Joshua Goldbard, Founder of Mobile Coin
16:35 – 16:50 Keynote:
Beyond Blockchain and Proof of Work

  • Emin Gün Sirer, CEO & Chief Scientist of Ava Labs and Co-Founder at bloXroute Labs
16:50 – 17:25 Panel:
Security & Privacy: Building a SAFU Future

  • Daphne Ng, ACCESS Secretary General
  • Toby Simpson, Co-founder and CTO of Fetch.AI
  • Dmitriy Budorin, CEO of Hacken & CER
  • Jeremy Lam, Product Lead, OmiseGO
  • Harry Halpin, Chairman of NYM
17:25 – 18:00 Hackathon Awards Ceremony

22 January 2019

TIME SESSION
09:30 – 09:45 Keynote:
Tokenize the World: Past, Present and Future

  • Matthew Roszak, Chairman of Bloq
09:45 – 10:00 Keynote:
Blockchain and Smart Economy

  • Da Hongfei, Founder of NEO
10:00 – 10:30 Panel:
Why the Quality of Information Matters: Separating Good from Bad

  • Angie Lau, CEO & Founder of Forkast.News
  • Matthew Tan, CEO of Etherscan
  • Catherine Ross, Assistant Editor in Chief, Cointelegraph
  • Emily Parker, Co-Founder of Longhash
  • Ulisse Dellorto, Head of Business Development at Chainalysis
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee/Tea Break
10:50 – 11:05 Keynote:
New Opportunity, New World: DAPP Ecosystem on Blockchain

  • Justin Sun, CEO of TRON
11:05 – 11:35 Panel:
Cutting Edge Blockchain Research

  • Mario Larangeira, Research Manager at IOHK & Associate Professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Emin Gün Sirer, CEO & Chief Scientist of Ava Labs and Co-Founder at bloXroute Labs
  • Jan Liphardt, Professor at Stanford University
  • Sandeep Nailwal, Co-Founder & COO at Matic Network
11:35 – 12:15 Panel:
Rise of Crypto Derivatives: Market Demand and Trading Strategies

  • Justin Chow, Head of Business Development, Asia at Cumberland
  • Sam Bankman-Fried, Co-Founder & CEO of Alameda Research
  • Tiantian Kullander, Partner of Amber AI
  • Dan Whang, CIO of GSG Asset Management
  • Darius Sit, Managing Partner of QCP Capital
  • Andrew Quine, Head of Digital Assets OTC at Akuna Capital
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 14:05 Realising Full Potential of Blockchain with #BUIDLers
(Introducing Projects Incubated by Binance Labs)
14:05 – 14:15 Keynote:
A New Way to Build Our Decentralized, Autonomous Future

  • Jeff Garzik, Co-Founder & CEO of Bloq. Inc
14:15 – 14:45 Fireside Chat:
Secondary Market Problems & Solutions

  • Sam Bankman-Fried,  Co-Founder & CEO of Alameda Research
  • Wei Zhou, CFO at Binance
14:45 – 15:20 Panel:
Stable Coins: An Ultimate Crypto-hedging Solution?

  • Pomp, Partner at Morgan Creek Digital
  • JJ Petersen, Co-Founder of BXB Capital
  • Jack Liu, Managing Director of Asia, Circle
  • Tory Reiss, Co-founder of Trust Token
  • Richmond Teo, Paxos Standard
15:20 – 15:40 Coffee/Tea Break
15:40 – 15:55 Keynote:
Next Decade – Driven by Business Values

  • Sarah Nabaa, VP of VeChain SG, Aus & NZ
15:55 – 16:30 Panel:
Current State of Enterprise Blockchain Adoption: Lessons Learned

  • Jeff Paik, Founder of Deconomy
  • Antony Lewis, Director of Research of R3
  • Ye Song, Senior Manager, Solutions Architect of AWS
  • Sarah Nabaa, VP of VeChain SG, Aus & NZ
  • Patrick Yeo, Partner at PwC
16:30 – 17:00 Panel:
2019 Outlook: Institutional Investors Perspective

  • Justin Chow, Head of Business Development, Asia at Cumberland
  • Andy Tai, Head of Media and Technology, Southeast Asia at Goldman Sachs
  • Eric van Miltenburg, SVP Global Operations of Ripple
17:00 – 17:40 Panel:
Emerging Crypto Markets to Watch in 2019

  • Ted Lin, Chief Growth Officer at Binance
  • Abhishek Pitti, Founder & CEO, Nucleus Vision
  • Justin Sun, CEO of TRON
  • Nicole Nyugen, Head of Asia Pacific of Infinity Blockchain Ventures
  • Kyle Samani, Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital
  • Mary Saracco, CFO of LatamEx
17:40 – 17:55 Keynote:
In Blockchain We Trust: Setting a Value Creation as a Primary Goal

  • Changpeng Zhao, Founder & CEO of Binance
17:55 – 18:00 Closing Remarks