DC Fintech Week

OCTOBER 11-12, 2022


► 8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

Chris Brummer, Faculty Director, Institute of International Economic Law; Professor of Law & Founder DC Fintech Week

► 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Policy Address by Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu

Michael J Hsu, Acting Comptroller, U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

► 9:30 -10:10 a.m.

Building a Crypto Ecosystem: The Necessary Pieces

Jeremy D Allaire, Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Circle
Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank of International Settlements
Sheila Warren, Chief Executive Officer, Crypto Council for Innovation

► 10:10 - 10:15 a.m.


► 10:25 - 11:00 a.m.

Pricing Startups, Risk and Opportunity in Crypto Winter

Robert Le, Fintech Analyst, PitchBook
Lily Francus, Chief Investment Officer, Novi Loren
Colleen Sullivan, Co-Head, Private Investments, Brevan Howard Digital

► 11:15 - 11:40 a.m.

The CFTC and Crypto: An Early Look into 2023 with CFTC Chairman Rostin Benham

Rostin Behnam, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

► 11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Community-Based Crypto

Dante Disparte, Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Global Policy, Circle (Moderator)
Fennie Wang, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Humanity Cash
Tricia Wang, Co-Founder + Lead, Crypto Research and Design Lab's (CRADL)
Richie Torres, U.S. Representative, New York
Robert Greenfield IV, Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, Umoja Labs

► 12:20 - 12:45 p.m.

Enterprise Crypto and the Regulatory Perimeter

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO, Ripple

► 12:45 - 1:45 p.m.

Networking Lunch

► 1:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Interconnectivity and Contagion in Crypto Markets

Fabian Astic, Managing Director - Global Head of DeFi and Digital Assets at Moody's Investors Service
Peter Kerstens, Advisor, European Commission
Caitlin Long, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Custodia Bank
Ryan Selkis, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Messari

► 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Liquidity in Distressed Markets: A Conversation with Sam Bankman-Fried

Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, FTX

► 3:00 - 3:15 p.m.


► 3:15 - 3:25 p.m.

A Conversation with Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chair, House Financial Services Committee

Maxine Waters, U.S. Representative, California

► 3:25 - 4:00 p.m.

Crypto and Illicit Finance

Esteban Castaño , Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, TRM Labs
Fireside Chat
Eun Young Choi, Director of the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team, U.S. Department of Justice

► 4:00 - 4:40 p.m.

What’s Next for Blockchains (And What Shouldn’t Be)?

Charles Hoskinson, CEO & Founder, Input Output Global, Inc. and Cardano; and co-founder of Ethereum
Stani Kulechovi, Founder and CEO, Aave
Kevin Sekniqi, Chief Operating Officer, Ava Labs

► 4:40 - 5:00 p.m.

Unlocking Value and Unblocking Inefficiencies: Reframing Crypto’s Role in Financial Services After the Crash

Brian Brooks, CEO, The Bitfury Group

► 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

DC Fintech Week Happy Hour!

Official DC Fintech Week Happy Hour in collaboration with FTI Consulting and FS Vector: Dauphine’s, 1100 15th St NW, Washington, DC

► 8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

Chris Brummer, Faculty Director, Institute of International Economic Law; Professor of Law & Founder DC Fintech Week

► 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

The State of the Fintech—and Housing Economies

Gary A DeWaal, Special Counsel and Chair, Financial Markets & Regulation, Katten

Douglas Duncan , SVP & Chief Economist, Fannie Mae

Cindy Li, Fintech Risk & Policy Lead, Supervision + Credit Division, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Gordon Liao,Chief Economist, Circle

► 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Technology and the Housing Divide: A Conversation with Sandra Thompson

Sandra L Thompson, Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)

► 10:10 - 10:15 a.m.


► 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

From Mortgages to Insurance: Financial Tokenization and the Future of Everything

Ramon Richards, Chief Information Officer, Fannie Mae

Nic Carter, Co-Founder, Castle Island Ventures
Jose Fernandez da Ponte, Senior Vice President & General Manager Blockchain, Crypto and Digital Currencies, Paypal
Fred Matera, Managing Director and Head of Redwood Residential, Redwood Trust
Rebecca Rettig, General Counsel, Aave Companies

► 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

How Decentralized Identity Works

Kim Hamilton, Director of Identity Standards, Centre
Justin Slaughter, Policy Director, Paradigm (moderator)
Michael Mosier, General Counsel, ESPRESSO Systems
Linda Jeng, Chief Global Regulatory Officer & General Counsel, Crypto Council for Innovation

► 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Innovating Financial Literacy


Steve James, Sr. Vice President, Fannie Mae

Nicole A Elam, President & Chief Executive Officer, National Bankers Association
Keir Gumbs, Chief Legal Officer, Broadridge
Ben Miller, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Fundrise
Mae Grote Watson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Change Machine

► 12:45 - 1:45 p.m.

Networking Lunch

► 1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

New Technologies, the Fed and Inclusion: A Policy Address with Michael Barr, Vice Chair for Supervision, Federal Reserve

Michael Barr, Vice Chair for Supervision of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

► 2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

A Conversation with EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness

Mairead McGuinness, Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union, European Commission

► 2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

Fintech’s Post-Pandemic Scorecard

Patrick Collison, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Stripe, Inc.
Patrick McHenry, U.S. Representative, North Carolina, Ranking Member, House Financial Services Committee

► 3:15 - 3:50 p.m.

Democratizing Innovation and Opportunity

Sharon Bowen, Chair of the Board of Directors, New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Ro Khanna, U.S. Representative, California
Gene Ludwig, Managing Partner, Canapi and Founder and Chairman, Ludwig Institute for Shared Economic Prosperity

► 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Networking Reception

Hosted by Fannie Mae

Please note that this agenda is subject to change

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