BACK TO EVENTS
BEF Davos 2019 gathers 100+ high profile economists, regulators, government officials, investors and bankers to discuss opportunities of the technological and potential structural change in the financial system, capital markets and states
18:00 – 18:30Networking Coffee and Opening Remarks
18:30 – 19:00Key Note
19:00 – 19:30Round Table Capital Markets 2025: Tokenization and Retail Exchanges?
- How the capital market structure will change?- Will blockchain turn exchanges into retail assets shops and banks?- Can tokenization bring $200 tn assets to a secondary market and make them available for a billion traders?
Is the era of 24/7 T+0 worldwide trading coming?
Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge CapitalSalil Deshpande, Bain Capital Ventures Jeff Schumacher, BCG Digital VenturesTom Meredith, Bright Star Capital Jean Raby, Natixis Investment Managers (TBC)
19:30 – 20:00Round Table Regulation for the New Capital Markets
What are the key regulation goals for sustainable money and securities markets on blockchain?
How regulation may change for:- corporate governance and reporting- trading- marketing
Should qualified investors have privileged access to unregulated securities?
20:00 – 21:30Cocktail Reception
15:00 – 15:30Networking Coffee and Opening Remarks
15:30 – 16:00Key Notes
16:00 – 16:45Round Table The New Financial System: Decentralized?
- Is decentralized currency and financial system viable?- Who will benefit and who will lose out from decentralized currencies?- Could independent currencies help emerging economies to overcome inflation and weak financial institutions? - How can decentralized currencies increase transparency and accountability? - How would international trade benefit from the new system?
Alex Cukierman, Bank of Israel's Monetary Committee, Prof. Emeritus at Tel-Aviv UniversityGauti Eggertsson, ex IMF and FED New YorkAshish Dev, Principal Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve SystemGary Gensler, Chairman of the CFTC (president Obama term) (TBC), Ken Rogoff, Former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (TBC)
17:00 – 17:30Round Table Toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)How access to credit, global currency and payment system help SDG: No poverty, hunger and deseases. Education. Equality. Work. Water and Energy. Communities. Peace and Institutions. Immigration.
Kate Roberts, PSI, Maverick CollectiveLuigi Zingales, author Saving Capitalizm from the Capitalists: Unleashing the Power of Financial Markets Elen Agler, The End Fund
17:30 – 18:00Round Table The Board and Monetary Policy for Decentralized Currency
- How should a global central bank and monetary policy be designed and governed?- How independent currency supply could be regulated to mitigate volatility and inflation?- How credit multiplier will work there: P2P loans vs banks?- What is the roadmap for "stable" independent currency?
Belke Ansgar, author Monetary Economics in Globalised Financial Markets Joshua Aizenman, National Bureau of Economic Research, co-editor Journal of International Money and FinanceMiles Kimball, National Bureau of Economics Research
18:00 – 18:45Round Table State on Blockchain as a Service
What is the potential to automate state services consuming $20+ trillion in taxes each year?Elections, State Finance, Identity, Registry, Courts
19:00 – 21:30Cocktail Reception
21:00 LATOKEN Networking Reception