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Blockchain and DLT Implications on Financial Services (Geneva)

Event Description

There is a lot of talk about the disruptive potential of blockchain, but what does that mean specifically?  In this presentation, Sam will cover a number of topics including: 

  • an introduction to some of the different DLT (distributed ledger technologies) available today
  • areas of the financial services industry that might be impacted as a result of adoption
  • examples of companies that are already applying the technology
  • fiat currency and central bank considerations and approaches

Sam will also talk about some of the activities of Crypto Valley as it works to position Switzerland as the global center of the blockchain ecosystem.  The session will offer plenty of opportunities for Q&A around adjacent topics such as cryptocurrencies, ICOs and any other hot topics.

Event Type

Society; Educational

Education Topic

 

Start Time

03/10/2017 12:15

End Time

03/10/2017 13:45

City

Geneva

State/Province

 

Event Country

Switzerland

Event Region

EMEA

Location Info

​Warwick Hotel

​14 rue de Lausanne, Geneva

Speaker

Sam Chadwick MEng AMCT MFinS, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

Sam is responsible for several fintech innovation initiatives within the Financial & Risk business of Thomson Reuters.  He has worked for the company in product strategy and product management roles for 12 years in New York and Hong Kong.  Sam has a Masters in Financial Strategy from the University of Oxford.  and currently lives in Zug, Switzerland, where he is focused on alternative finance, crypto-currencies, blockchain technology and identity management.  Sam is on the board of the Crypto Valley Association​.

CE Credits

1

SER Credit

0

Currency

CHF

Member Price

15.00

Non-Member Price

45.00

Candidate Price

45.00

Registration

Event Category

CE Event

All Day Event

 

Recurrence

 

Attachments

CFA Presentation - S.Chadwick.pdf    
Content Type: MyCFA Calendar
Created at 01/06/2017 14:44 by michelle.knecht@cfaswitzerland.org
Last modified at 04/10/2017 15:07 by michelle.knecht@cfaswitzerland.org