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

Financial Disruption: Big Data and Legal Systems

Raghavendra Rau, University of Cambridge

09:45 – 10:15

On Firm and Ecosystem Sustainability in the Fintech Sector

Robert J. Kauffman, Copenhagen Business School

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:15

Better Insurance through frictionless Risk Transfer

Antony Elliot, Chairman B3i 

11:15 – 12:00

Panel Discussion: InsurTech 2.0 - Potentials of the Data Economy 

  • Jeffrey Bohn, Head Swiss Re Institute 

  • Alexander Braun, University of St. Gallen

  • Antony Elliot, Chairman B3i

  • Tim Hardcastle, CEO Instanda

(moderated by Olivia Chang)

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Building a New Economy: Data as Capital

Alex (Sandy) Pentland, MIT Media Lab

 

14:00 - 14:30

Three trends that (academic) researchers should be watching: ICOs, DeFi and Proof-of-Work

David Yermack, New York University Stern School of Business

14:30 – 15:00

Economics of Libra

Christian Catalini, MIT Sloan School of Management & Libra

15:00 – 15:30

FinTechs, Banks, and the Future of the Financial Services Ecosystem

Kenneth J. Singleton, Stanford University

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:30

Exploring a US Central Bank Digital Currency Through Pilot Programs

J. Christopher Giancarlo, Founder Digital Dollar Project

16:30 – 17:15

Panel Discussion: Digital Currencies and Digital Assets

  • Matthew Alexander, SEBA Bank

  • J. Christopher Giancarlo, Founder Digital Dollar Project

  • Fabian Schär, University of Basel 

  • Daniela Stoffel, State Secretariat for International Finance

  • Thomas Zeeb, SIX

(moderated by Olivia Chang)

17:15 – 18:00

Best Paper Presentations

Winners of the Best Paper Award

18:00 

Closing

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

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