DC Fintech Week

The 7th Annual DC Fintech Week

November 6 - 8

8:50 – 9:00 a.m.

Welcome by Chris Brummer, Faculty
Director, Institute of International
and Economic Law

Session 1

9:02 – 9:15 a.m.

Investing in Emerging Technologies:
Data from PitchBook


Robert Le
Crypto Analyst, Pitchbook

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

A Conversation with Michael Barr, Vice Chair
for Supervision, Federal Reserve


Michael Barr
Vice Chair for Supervision, Federal Reserve

9:45 - 9:55 a.m.


Session 2

9:55 – 10:20 a.m.

Latest Trends and Applications in AI


Dominic Delmolino
Vice President of Technology, Amazon

10:20 – 10:45 a.m.

A Conversation with Acting Comptroller Mike Hsu


Romaine Bostick
Bloomberg TV


Mike Hsu
Acting Comptroller of the Currency

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Where is Technology "Emerging"?


Olugbenga Agboola
CEO, Flutterwave

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.


Session 3

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

What Makes Generative AI Smarter —
and Dumber — than Legacy AI?


Sara Weed
Partner, Gibson Dunn


Steve Holden
SVP, Single-Family Analytics and Modeling, Fannie Mae

Jessica Rusu
Chief Data, Information, and Intelligence Officer, Financial Conduct Authority

Elizabeth Kelly
Special Assistant to the President, White House

Phil Bronner
Co-Founder, Ardent Venture Partners

11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Houses, AI, and Blockchains


Chastity Murphy
Senior Advisor, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions,
U.S. Department of the Treasury


Mike Cagney
Chief Executive Officer, Figure

Brian Brooks
Partner, O’Melveny

12:10 – 12:40 p.m.


Lunch Fireside (Virtual):

Cecilia Skingsley
Head, Innovation Hub Bank for International Settlements

Session 4

12:40 – 1:10 p.m.

Augmented Reality: Dispatches from Gaming and Philosophy


Justin Melillo
CEO and Founder of Mona

Will Fleisher
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University

1:10 – 1:25 p.m.

Preventing Skynet


Michael Inlander
Assistant Director, OESET, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

1:25 – 1:55 p.m.

Explaining the Unexplainable?
Answering AI’s Most Inscrutable
Regulatory Question


Jason Cave
Deputy Director, Division of Conservatorship, FHFA


Francesca Hopwood Road
Head, Bank for International Settlements Innovation Hub
London Centre

Melissa Koide
Chief Executive Officer, FinRegLab

Tim Massad
Harvard, Former Chair, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

1:55 - 2:00 p.m.


Session 5

2:00 – 2:10 p.m.

Underserved Communities, Banks and AI


Seke Ballard
Chief Executive Officer, Beta Financial

2:15 – 2:40 p.m.

A Conversation with Nellie Liang,
Under Secretary, Domestic Finance
at the U.S. Treasury


Nellie Liang
Under Secretary, Domestic Finance at the U.S. Treasury

2:40 – 3:05 p.m.

How to Regulate AI


Adrienne Harris
Superintendent, New York State Department
of Financial Services

3:05 – 3:30 p.m.

The Future of Debt


Felipe Millon
Senior Manager Federal Financial, Amazon


Jelena McWilliams
Managing Partner, Cravath

Caitlin Long
CEO, Custodia Bank

Ben Miller
Chief Executive Officer, Fundrise

Josh Frost
Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets, U.S. Treasury Department

3:30 - 3:35 p.m.


Session 6

3:35 – 4:00 p.m.

Congress and Fintech in 2024


Emily Wilkins
Washington Correspondent, CNBC


French Hill (R)
U.S. Representative, Arkansas
Vice Chair, House Financial Services Committee

Wiley Nickel (D)
U.S. Representative, North Carolina

Additional events in conjunction with DC Fintech Week

Monday, November 6, 2023

Georgetown University
Law Center

Regulator Bootcamp

Thursday, November 9, 2023

The World Bank

Suptech Seminar

Each session is packed with headlining participants. Here are a few.

Nellie Liang

United States Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance

Brad Garlinghouse

Chief Executive Officer, Ripple

Michael Sonnenshein

Chief Executive Officer, Grayscale Investments

Candice Frost

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University

Gary Gensler

Chairperson, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Michael Barr

Vice Chair of Supervision, Federal Reserve

Karin Kimbrough

Chief Economist, LinkedIn

Michael Novogratz

CEO, Galaxy Investment Partners

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