On May 20, 2021, Moscow will host "Blockchain / Finance" - a banking conference on financial and technological projects of the SPbU Competence Center on register distribution technologies. The conference participants will discuss the potential of blockchain use in insurance, payment, banking and other segments of the financial sector.
On the agenda of the business program are the risks and opportunities of the financial sector associated with the development of new fintech products, the digital ruble, the legal specification of distribution registers, and the law on digital financial assets. Also, experts will discuss the strategies of banks in the context of the introduction of cryptocurrency, the possibility of corporate work with digital currency; distributed ledgers for franchising, mortgages, distributed ledger training and digital transformation.
The speakers will be representatives of MINDSMITH, the Bank of Russia, URALSIB, VTB, the Fintech Association and other leading academic and practical experts from major companies and banks, universities and industry associations. D. Birch, Hyperion, Trendsetter and Leading European Digital Currency and Payments Analyst will deliver an invited talk. Based on the conference materials, a set of recommendations will be adopted that will become the main ones for further work with commercial organizations and regulators.
During the conference, there will be an exhibition of projects and young companies developing products using blockchain technology - "Garage of blockchain startups".
Organizers of the conference: Association of Participants of the Market of Money Transfers and Electronic Currency, NTI Competence Center on the basis of St. Petersburg State University on distributed ledger technologies; with the support of the RUSSOFT Association and the NTI Platform.
- Blockchain Startup Garage. Presentation in the form of a pitch session of ground projects.
- Key note speech. Distribution of financial registers in the future.
- Educational and academic aspects of blockchain.
- Scientists about blockchain. Prepared report "Implications of CBDC implementation in China and recommendations for the RF".
- Digital Ruble: Risks, Opportunities, Benefits.
"Boiling point - commune", 9, bldg. 3, 2nd Donskoy proezd, Moscow.
Conference time: 10:00 - 17:40.
Participation is free.
The Center for Distributed Ledger Technologies of St. Petersburg State University is one of 16 Competence Centers, which was created in 2018 as part of the National Technology Initiative program.
The main area of activity of the TCDD is the development of educational programs for the training of qualified specialists in the field of distributed ledgers, as well as the development of products based on blockchain technologies. Center employees are also engaged in the analysis of existing legislation in the field of "high technologies", assistance in overcoming legal barriers.
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