Drilling Down the Blockchain:

Beyond the Pilot Programs

October 27, 2016 • New York

If 2015 was the Year of theoretical applications and Proofs of Concept (POC) then 2016 is the Year of Pilots –tangible applications to solve real-world problems.  With more investment and more expectations of the capabilities of blockchain, this After the Bell session addresses where we’re at and where we’re going for blockchain.

Gathering leading experts, investors, bank strategists, FinTech entrepreneurs and Technologists, this program allows for the highest level of discussion with thought leaders in the industry. Our After the Bell October program brings together lively views, creative insight and the opportunity to network and engage with leading lights and colleagues who are working with Blockchain and uncovering new opportunities and applications.

After the Bell events are not live streamed or recorded - to get the most out of this panel of experts, be there!

Thursday, October 27, 2016 Schedule of Event

5:45pm   Registration

6:15pm  Panel Discussion

In this  session, our panelists will discuss issues including:

  • What is the current status of blockchain development?

  • Collaborative efforts: How competitors are working together

  • What regulatory hurdles are to be faced and how this can be used to an advantage?

  • Opportunity now: Drilling down to practical and real blockchain applications

  • Security issues and how distributed ledger technology is addressing the issue

  • To what verticals aside from the Financial Markets will blockchain apply and how can they best be used?


Nick Caes, Research Analyst Credit Strategy & Standards, Moody’s Investors Service

Pinar Emirdag, Non-Executive Director, Clearmatics

Jared Harwayne-Gidansky, Vice President; Disruptive & Emerging Technologies Group Lead,

BNY Mellon

Richard Johnson, Senior Analyst -  Market Structure & Technology, Greenwich Associates; Co-Founder, Quantave

Bhavin P. Kapadia, Independent OTC Derivatives Consultant

Joyce J. Shen, Director, Emerging Technology Partnerships and Investments, Thomson Reuters

Facilitator: Stacey Mankoff, Managing Principal, The Mankoff Company

7:15pm: Networking Reception: Following the conclusion of the Roundtable Panel Session, join us for a Networking Reception to further discuss the most top of mind issues of those involved and interested in Blockchain technology

If you are interested in participating, please contact info@themankoffcompany.com


Registration Price $75 - Discount Codes can be entered at Check-Out

Who Will Be Attending the Event

✔ Hedge Funds
✔ Investors
✔ Banks
✔ Investment Firms
✔ Venture Capitalists
✔ Insurance Firms
✔ Traders
✔ FX, Options, and Futures Trading Desks
✔ Commodity Trading Advisors
✔ Risk Managers
✔ Portfolio Managers
✔ International Traders

✔ Cryptocurrency Firms
✔ Broker/Dealers
✔ Exchanges
✔ Technology Firms
✔ Clearing & Settlement Firms
✔ Solution Providers
✔ Law Firms
✔ Consulting & Advisory Firms
✔ E-Commerce Companies
✔ Auditors
✔ Regulators

Event Venue:

Joseph Gross Gallery, 548 West 28th Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10001


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