Build and enhance your network to the crypto community.

Join the Crypto Assets Conference which takes place virtually from the campus of the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management on May 31 and June 1 & 2, 2021.

 
 

Why attend?

Affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and current regulative efforts, digital assets are experiencing a boost in popularity on private and institutional levels. This comprises a huge spectrum of  crypto assets, like Bitcoin and decentralized finance, digital securities and their infrastructure as well as the digital euro and identity – all based on decentralized networks. Covering top-level content about current trends in DLT, blockchain and crypto assets through speeches, discussions or pitches, a diverse range of industry experts and thought-leaders will unite at the leading European crypto conference. Join 1500+ participants online to collaborate and interact with peers and experts and to get up to date on the following topics:

  • Day 1 (Mon., May 31, 2021): Bitcoin, Crypto Assets and Decentralized Finance

  • Day 2 (Tue., June 1, 2021): Digital Securities and Infrastructure

  • Day 3 (Wed., June 2, 2021): Digital Euro and Identities

Unfortunately, due to public authorities, we now organize the CAC21A purely online. The online conference format has already been part of CAC20B and gives you fascinating insights into the blockchain industry. There will be remote video access while speakers can attend the campus of Frankfurt School of Finance & Management to hold their speeches. Find more information in the "Ticket" section below.

Impressions from the last years

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Affiliations of our speakers and sponsors

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May 31, 2021

1st Day

Bitcoin, Crypto Assets and Decentralized Finance

  • Bitcoin and Ethereum: development, potential and performance 

  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and the emergence of a new class of financial products

  • Custody of assets: regulation and cornerstones for digital finance

2nd Day

June 1, 2021

Digital Securities and Infrastructure

  • Digital securities: recent developments, new regulation

  • Infrastructure: secure IT, AML, custody services, service providers

  • Tokenization of equity, debt, cash-flows, physical assets, other assets

  • Liechtenstein Token Act: Regulatory developments & learnings

3rd Day

June 2, 2021

 

Digital Euro and Identities

  • CBDCs, Libra, stablecoins, DC/EP system (China’s digital Yuan)

  • Digital identities: decentralized identity solutions providing trust between people, things, systems and companies for Industry 4.0 applications

SPEAKERS ON ALL 3 DAYS

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Digital money

Which are the differences between the various digital money initiatives, such as Bitcoin, Libra, CBDCs and Co.?

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Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

Should a CBDC be blockchain-based? Does the ECB work on a Blockchain-based Digital Euro? Who can profit from this or even lose their current market position?

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Digital securities

How does a future dematerialization of securities affect the capital market? Is blockchain technology the appropriate technical basis for the realization of digital securities?

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Digital Euro

What are the implications of a digital Euro for the German and European economy? What could a step-by-step implementation of a programmable, digital Euro look like?

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Regulatory developments

Will the developments in the crypto market be accelerated or slowed down by the current regulatory impulses? What appropriate laws and safeguards must be implemented to meet the needs of an ever-changing crypto market?

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Custody of digital assets

How do traditional financial institutions view the advance of crypto custody regulation and what does this mean for the adoption of crypto assets? Which crypto custody service providers do exist?

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Enterprise DLT

How could the blueprint for future capital markets look like? Which technological platform should we choose? Will DLT revolutionize Delivery-versus-Payment (DvP)? How important will programmable money be?

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Bitcoin and other crypto assets

 

What can be expected from the 11-year old Bitcoin? Will Bitcoin ETFs channel investments into crypto assets? Will the Bitcoin predominance prevail?

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Industrial solutions

Which industries are leading regarding machine-2-machine payments, supply chain finance or process automation? How can machines, sensors, cars and their cash flows be tokenized?

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Decentralized finance (DeFi)

What will be DeFi’s impact on traditional capital markets? Which protocols should be regarded? Do we witness the emergence of the future capital market? How can it be regulated?

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Securitization

How can securities, equity, debt and other assets be tokenized? What is the status quo for the primary market and the secondary market?

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Investors and venture capital

Will STOs and tokens disrupt traditional venture capital? What are VCs’ preferences for 2021?

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You can access the final version of the agenda here. There you will also find additional information on the Whatsapp group for participants and participant list.

SPEAKERS ON ALL 3 DAYS

BRINGING TOGETHER EXPERTS FROM THE CRYPTO AND FINANCIAL WORLD TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS:

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Digital money

Which are the differences between the various digital money initiatives, such as Bitcoin, Libra, CBDCs and Co.?

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Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

Should a CBDC be blockchain-based? Does the ECB work on a Blockchain-based Digital Euro? Who can profit from this or even lose their current market position?

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Digital securities

How does a future dematerialization of securities affect the capital market? Is blockchain technology the appropriate technical basis for the realization of digital securities?

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Digital Euro

What are the implications of a digital Euro for the German and European economy? What could a step-by-step implementation of a programmable, digital Euro look like?

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Regulatory developments

Will the developments in the crypto market be accelerated or slowed down by the current regulatory impulses? What appropriate laws and safeguards must be implemented to meet the needs of an ever-changing crypto market?

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Custody of digital assets

How do traditional financial institutions view the advance of crypto custody regulation and what does this mean for the adoption of crypto assets? Which crypto custody service providers do exist?

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Enterprise DLT

How could the blueprint for future capital markets look like? Which technological platform should we choose? Will DLT revolutionize Delivery-versus-Payment (DvP)? How important will programmable money be?

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Bitcoin and other crypto assets

 

What can be expected from the 11-year old Bitcoin? Will Bitcoin ETFs channel investments into crypto assets? Will the Bitcoin predominance prevail?

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Industrial solutions

Which industries are leading regarding machine-2-machine payments, supply chain finance or process automation? How can machines, sensors, cars and their cash flows be tokenized?

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Decentralized finance (DeFi)

What will be DeFi’s impact on traditional capital markets? Which protocols should be regarded? Do we witness the emergence of the future capital market? How can it be regulated?

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Securitization

How can securities, equity, debt and other assets be tokenized? What is the status quo for the primary market and the secondary market?

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Investors and venture capital

Will STOs and tokens disrupt traditional venture capital? What are VCs’ preferences for 2021?

AGENDA

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You can access the final version of the agenda here. There you will also find additional information on the Whatsapp group for participants and participant list.

 

WHAT IS A CRYPTO ASSET & TOKEN?

Traditional assets store value and provide economic benefits while the rights of ownership are enforced by institutions. Crypto assets are a new class of assets, which combines the advantages of digitalisation while the right of ownership is cryptographically secured.

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WHAT IS A CRYPTO CURRENCY?

Crypto currencies can provide store of value or function as means of payments. Like fiat currencies, its value is based on trust. However, in contrast to traditional currencies, they are not backed up by a centralized institution and are not connected to a national economy. They are secured on a blockchain and their values are driven by market demand and expectations. Each crypto currency has its own monetary policy and specific use. Some are more innovative than other while more popular ones are built on their head start and network effect.

WHAT IS THE DIGITAL EURO?

The digital Euro (also: the digital, programmable Euro) is an innovative and digital form of the Euro that includes the Euro as a stablecoin, as tokenized commercial bank and e-money, or as a CBDC. The digital Euro has to be distinguished from existing electronic forms of the Euro, such as bank deposits.

 
 
 
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DATE & VENUE

The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center organizes the "Crypto Assets Conference" (CAC21A) which will be live streamed from the campus of the Frankfurt School on May 31 and June 1 & 2, 2021.

TICKETS

STREAMING MULTI-DAY-PASS:

Day 1 + Day 2 + Day 3

Remote Access

3-Day Remote Access Pass

€ 25,-

Due to public authorities, we now organize the Crypto Assets Conference 2021A purely online. Experience the conference and join inspiring discussions – no matter where you are.

Buy your Streaming Multi-Day-Pass now and get access to nine hours of presentations and panel discussions on each of the three event days.

Attend the CAC21A for free with the 100% voucher code "CAC21A"!

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