Sunday, July 22

16:00 - late
Early registration & drinks
Liberty Exchange, The Forum, 8 Connaught Road, Central

Monday, July 23

8:00 - 9:00
Hong Kong Exchange Connect Hall
8 Connaught Pl, Central

Opening Talk
Hong Kong Exchange Connect Hall
8 Connaught Pl, Central

Funds & Exchanges
What areas are exchanges lacking in when it comes to formulate these relationships? What is standing mainly in the way? Do exchanges have the right talent, and do they get the right advice? Do regulators or other financial institutions stand in the way of deeper partnerships? How do funds conduct due diligence on the exchanges they work with?
- Ben Roth (Kenetic)
- Grace Chong (HSF)
- Kirill Gourov (Eastmore Group)
- Timothy Tam (CoinFi)
- Moderated by: Angie Lau (Narramur)

When a coin intentionally forks, which obligations does an exchange have to its users? Not all forks can be listed, yet some can be highly valuable. Can an exchange sell fork coins and credit its users? In Proof-of-stake systems exchanges yield great power over the success of forks. What responsibilities come with this power?
- Ben Yates (RPC)
- Kenny Shih (Coinsuper)
- Neil Woodfine (Wyre)
- Terence Tsang (Tidebit)
- Moderated by: Larry Salibra (Blockstack)

10:30 Coffee Break
Token Due Diligence
What tokens can an exchange list? What information is an exchange obliged to collect from token issuers before a token can be listed? What are the correct procedures for delisting tokens and coins? What is the regulatory risk of utility and security tokens or privacy enhancing coins?
- Jason Lau (OKEX)
- Junhaeng Lee (GOPAX)
- Li Huo (Huobi)
- Urszula McCormack (KWM)
- Moderated by: Sandy Wu (Origin X Capital)

Liquid & Cryptocurrency Data Feed
Ben Richman, Blockstream Director of Data Services, will talk about the functionality and benefits of the Liquid sidechain, a rapid interexchange settlement network for bitcoin and other issued assets, and the Cryptocurrency Data Feed, an institutional grade real-time and historical feed for comprehensive price discovery.
Ben Richman (Blockstream)

Needs of regulators and institutions
What does it mean for an exchange to be compliant? How easy to cryptocurrency exchanges find it to deal with the needs of regulators and institutions? When might demands be contradictory to expectations of clients?
- Bei Zhou (Gatecoin)
- Nubis Bruno (
- Yoni Assia (eToro)
- Moderated by: Karen Lee (Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong)

13:00 Lunch (included)
Libbitcoin vs Bitcoind
Eric Voskuil explains the advantages of Libbitcoin Server, a highly scalable full Bitcoin node with advanced API support for blockchain explorers, wallets and a wide range of client applications.
Eric Voskuil (Libbitcoin)
Moderated by: Felix Weis

Future Technology
Exchanges have evolved massively over the past two years, and will continue to change in the near future. New options to store Bitcoin, decentralized order books, non-custodial wallets and second-layers are just some of the opportunities on the horizon.
- Andrés G. Aragoneses (Diginex)
- Bobby Ong (Coingecko)
- Elliot Hoffman (Paxful)
- Roman Snitko (Hodl Hodl)
- Moderated by: Pindar Wong (VeriFi)

Establishing Bitcoin
Phil Gillespie explores how institutionalization and growing interest from traditional finance will shape the cryptocurrency industry over the next years.
Phil Gillespie (B2C2)

Security, Liquidity and Risk
Security is not only wallet security. Counterparty risk can be complex to price in volatile and nascent markets. How attainable is insurance for cryptocurrencies? What benefits do CFD trades yield? How prevalent are scams?
- Jack C. Liu (Circle Trading)
- Justin Chow (Cumberland)
- Ryan Rabaglia (Octagon Strategy)
- Zane Tackett (B2C2)

Japan's Quickly Changing Cryptocurrency Environment
- Miss Bitcoin Mai

Closing Remarks

Tour of the Hong Kong Exchange Museum
Hong Kong Exchange Connect Hall
8 Connaught Pl, Central

18:00 - 20:00
VIP dinner (invite only)
Cuisine Cuisine, 8 Finance Street Central, Shop 3101-3107, Podium Level 3, IFC Mall, Central

18:00 - late
Pizza and Beer
Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Road, Central

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Tuesday to Thursday, July 24 to 26
Cyberport 3, Level 3, Core E, 100 Cyberport Road, Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong