Program

08:00 - 09:00 

Registration and Refreshments

09:00 – 09:15

Opening Speech 

Thorsten Hens & Thomas Puschmann, Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab, University of Zurich

09:15 – 09:45

Keynote

David Yermack, New York University Stern School of Business

09:45 – 10:15

Keynote

Bryan Zhang, University of Cambridge 

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:15

Keynote

J. Christopher Giancarlo, Founder Digital Dollar Project

11:15 – 12:00

Panel Discussion: Digital Currencies and Digital Assets

  • Markus Fuchs, President Swiss Funds & Asset Mgmt. Association

  • J. Christopher Giancarlo, Founder Digital Dollar Project

  • Daniela Stoffel, State Secretariat for International Finance

  • David Yermack, New York University Stern School of Business

  • Bryan Zhang, University of Cambridge 

(moderated by Olivia Chang, CNN Money)

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Keynote

Christopher Geczy, Wharton (requested)

 

14:00 - 14:30

Keynote

Christian Catalini, MIT Sloan School of Management

14:30 – 15:00

Keynote

Alex (Sand) Pentland, MIT Media Lab

15:00 – 15:30

Keynote

Antony Elliot, B3i & Zurich Insurance

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:45

Panel Discussion: InsurTech 2.0?

  • Jeffrey Bohn, Swiss Re Institute

  • Antony Elliot, B3i & Zurich Insurance

  • Christopher Geczy, Wharton (requested)

  • Tim Hardcastle, CEO Instanda

(moderated by Olivia Chang, CNN Money)

16:45 – 17:15

Best Paper Presentations

Winners of the Best Paper Award

17:15 

Closing

Thorsten Hens & Thomas Puschmann, Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab, University of Zurich

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