Fluidity Releases Agenda

Fluidity Summit 2019 Releases Agenda To Kick Off Blockchain Week NYC Featuring Joe Lubin, The Producer Of The Matrix, Caitlin Long, And More

Fluidity Releases Agenda, Early Bird Tickets Sell Out

The annual event brings together the leading minds in blockchain and capital markets with a shared mission to rebuild finance.

The second annual Fluidity Summit has released the agenda for 2019. Fluidity will be held on May 9, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York at Weylin ,  formerly the historical Williamsburgh Savings Bank and landmark “bank of the people.”

Speakers include representatives from Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, ConsenSys, State Street, MakerDAO, CryptoKitties, IBM, Citi, Credit Suisse, Kyber Network, TrustToken, Natixis, HSBC, Blockstack, AirSwap, Atari, Dharma, Abacus, Factora, Symbiont, and many more.

Attendees will engage with industry leaders on a wide range of topics, including the tokenization of real-world assets, the evolution of policy and regulation in the crypto industry, the emergence of decentralized finance, and the institutional adoption of blockchain within capital markets.

Last year’s event sold out to over 700 attendees. We encourage you to buy your tickets and secure your seat now. Early bird tickets have sold out and the main sale is now open.

Fluidity Summit 2019 Agenda

Registration & Breakfast

  • 8:00am – 9:00am


  • Bill Tai, ACTAI Global
  • Barrie Osborne, The Matrix
  • 9:00am – 9:10am

Expectation vs Reality

  • Chris Burniske, Placeholder
  • 9:10am – 9:25am

The Power of Open Networks

  • David Brock, Computer History Museum (Interviewer)
  • Joe Lubin, Ethereum
  • 9:25am – 9:40am

Building an On-Chain Ecosystem

  • Muneeb Ali, Blockstack
  • 9:40am – 9:55am

The Tokenization Revolution

  • Fabian Vogelsteller, Creator of ERC20
  • 9:55am – 10:10am

Programmable Currency

  • Tory Reiss, TrustToken
  • 10:10am – 10:25am

Tokenize the World

  • Anthony Pompliano, Morgan Creek Digital (Moderator)
  • Fred Chesnais, Atari
  • Sam Englebardt, Galaxy Digital
  • Barrie Osborne, The Matrix
  • Teck Chia, Binance Labs
  • 10:25am – 11:00am


  • 10:55am – 11:05am

The First Billion Users

  • Kim Cope, CryptoKitties
  • 11:05am – 11:15am

Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

  • Nadav Hollander, Dharma
  • 11:15am – 11:25am

Earning Interest in Crypto

  • Tim Ogilvie, Staked
  • 11:25am – 11:35am

Automated Liquidity

  • Hayden Adams, Uniswap
  • 11:35am – 11:45am

Reimagining Exchange

  • Loi Luu, Kyber
  • 11:45am – 11:55pm

Beyond Banks

  • Greg Diprisco, MakerDAO
  • 11:55pm – 12:10pm


  • 12:10pm – 1:30pm

Codifying Compliance

  • Alice Henshaw, Fluidity
  • 1:30pm – 1:40pm

Modernizing Securities Infrastructure

  • Jesus Rodriguez, Invector Labs (Moderator)
  • Todd Lippiatt, Factora
  • Mark Smith, Symbiont
  • Pradyuman Vig, Abacus
  • Steve McKeon, Collaborative Fund
  • 1:40pm – 2:15pm

New Capabilities for Capital Markets

  • Don Mosites, Fluidity
  • 2:15pm – 2:30pm

The New York Crypto Task Force

  • Clyde Vanel, New York State Assembly
  • 2:30pm – 2:40pm

Wyoming Blazing the Trail

  • Caitlin Long, Wyoming Blockchain Coalition
  • 2:40pm – 2:50pm

Is New York or Wyoming a Better Place to do Business?

  • Patrick Berarducci, ConsenSys (Moderator)
  • Clyde Vanel, New York State Assembly
  • Caitlin Long, Wyoming Blockchain Coalition
  • 2:50pm – 3:25pm


  • 3:25pm – 3:35pm

Institutional Challenges and Opportunities

  • Henri Arslanian, PwC
  • 3:35pm – 3:45pm

Driving Adoption on Wall Street

  • Justin Schmidt, Goldman Sachs (Moderator)
  • Arnaud Stevens, Natixis
  • Eileen Lowry, IBM
  • Puneet Singhvi, Citibank
  • Emmanuel Aidoo, Credit Suisse
  • 3:45pm – 4:15pm

Blockchain in Financial Services

Perspectives from the Buy Side

  • David Sherman, Columbia Business School (Moderator)
  • Bill Moretti, MetLife
  • James Biancamano, State Street
  • Ioana Niculcea, Citibank
  • Jeremy Balkin, HSBC
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm

Crypto and Global Impact

  • Donna Redel, Fordham Law School (Interviewer)
  • Richard Haass, President of the Council of Foreign Relations
  • 5:00pm – 5:30pm

On a Chain

  • Annelise Osborne, Factora
  • 5:30pm – 5:40pm


  • 5:40pm – 5:45pm


  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm

See you there.