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Event Date Thu Nov 4 CET - Fri Nov 5 CET (in 13 days)
In your timezone (EDT): Thu Nov 4 10:00am - Fri Nov 5 2:00pm
Location Online
Region EMEA

Investments, Economics, and Regulation for Bitcoin and Crypto-Assets

A joint event with the DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission

The conference focuses on all aspects of bitcoin and crypto-assets, with a special interest in investment, banking, finance, financial services, monetary theory, and regulation.

Topics include, but are not limited to:
• Cryptocurrencies
• Cryptocurrency adoption and transition dynamics
• Relation of cryptocurrencies to other payment systems
• Digital cash and payment systems
• Stablecoins
• Central Bank Digital Currencies
• The Bitcoin protocol and extensions
• Proof-of-work, -stake, -burn
• Second layer application
• Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
• Distributed consensus protocols
• Permissioned and permissionless distributed ledgers
• Blockchain and cryptography applications
• Economics and/or game theoretic analysis of cryptocurrency protocols
• Economic and monetary aspects of cryptocurrencies
• Legal and regulatory issues
• Legal, ethical, and societal aspects of (decentralized) cryptocurrencies
• Security and utility tokens
• Smart contracts and financial instruments
• Forensics and monitoring
• Financial services for crypto-assets


2021 Speaker

Ricardo Pérez-Marco
French National Centre for Scientific Research


Ferdinando M. Ametrano
Digital Gold Institute

Paola A. Bongini
University of Milano-Bicocca


Lucia Mandelli
Digital Gold Institute


Lucia Alessi
DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission

Filippo Annunziata
Bocconi University

Gianna Figà-Talamanca
University of Perugia

Gianfranco Forte
University of Milano-Bicocca

Paolo Giudici
University of Pavia

Daniele Marazzina
Politecnico di Milano

Francesca Mattassoglio
University of Milano-Bicocca

Elaine Ou
Global Financial Access

Marco Petracco
DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission

Gina Pieters
University of Chicago

Carla Reyes
Southern Methodist University

Sandra Ro
Global Blockchain Business Council

Wim Schoutens
University of Leuven

Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Maarten van Oordt
Bank of Canada

Angela Walch
St. Mary’s University School of Law

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsor

• CheckSig