DC Fintech Week

The 7th Annual DC Fintech Week

November 9, 2023 Agenda

1:00 - 1:05 p.m.

Welcome by Linda Jeng, Head of Global Web3 Strategy, Crypto Council for Innovation; Visiting Scholar on Financial Technology and Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University

1:05 - 1:15 p.m.

Lightning Paper Presentation: Fintech Loan Defaults during COVID


Dante Disparte
Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Policy, Circle


Julapa Jagtiani
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.

Catching Deepfakes with Crypto

Presention By:

Kim Hamilton Duffy
Chief Technology Officer, Digital Self Labs LLC


Linda Jeng
Head of Global Web3 Strategy, Crypto Council for Innovation
Visiting Scholar on Financial Technology and Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University


Megan Monroe-Coleman
Head of Compliance, TBD/Block

Jonathan Rufrano
Public Sector & Institutional Lead, Spruce Systems, Inc.

Amit Sharma
Founder and CEO, FinClusive Capital

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Coffee Break

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Where’s Wally? Explaining Zero-Knowledge Proofs

Presention By:

Justin Thaler
Associate Professor, Georgetown University

Patricia Ho
General Counsel, Scroll


Yaya Fanusie
Director of Policy for AML & Cyber Risk, Crypto Council for Innovation
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security


Ari Redbord
Global Head of Policy, TRM Labs

Matt Green
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Bringing the Party to Multi-Party Computation (MPC)

Presention By:

Muthu Venkitasubramaniam
Associate Professor, University of Rochester


Raunak Mittal
Innovation Officer, The World Bank


Yuga Cohler
Senior Staff Software Engineer, Coinbase

Foteini Baldimsti
Associate Professor, George Mason University

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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