About RBWC

The RBWC DC summit is one of the sections of the Responsible Blockchain World Championship (RBWC) program. The RBWC brings together top blockchain leaders from academic, policy, business, investment and technology backgrounds to identify, build, implement and help scale the most impactful blockchain initiatives in advancing global digital transformation.

Highlights of the RBWC DC summit:

  • Responsible Blockchain World Championship Pitch Competition
  • RBWC Academy
  • STO Council meeting
  • Launch of STO Juggle Book


Come and Join us!

150+
Tickets

20+
Investors

30+
Speakers

60+
Teams

Speakers

Xiaochen Zhang

President, FinTech4Good

Rob Lalka

Professor at Tulane University

Brad Yasar

Founder & CEO, Beyond Enterprizes

Habeeb Syed

Attorney, B.J. Kang Law, PC

Era Qian

Principle at Galaxy Digital

Christopher Grobbel

Special Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Dan Doney

CEO & Co-Founder at Securrency

Oscar A Jofre

Co-Founder & CEO at KoreConX

Jake Kramer

Managing Partner at Fed Tech

Sean Nasiri

Head of East Coast Operations, TokenSoft

Mark Vange

CEO and founder, Token IQ

Scott Nissenbaum

Chief Investment Officer, Ben Franklin

Lin Pang

Attorney, DLA Piper LLP

Herve Tourpe

Chief Digital Advisor, IMF

Richard Swart

Advisor, CrowdSmart

Avishai Ziv

CEO, Singulariteam Ltd.

Nabeel Malik

Instructor, Government Blockchain Association

Nelson Chu

Founder & CEO, Cadence

Tony Lau

Senior Advisor, FinTech4good

Maria Sendra

Shareholder,Greenberg Traurig Law

Scott Deatherae

Attorney, S deatherage Law

Jim Liew

Founder, SoKat.co; Assistant Prof. Johns Hopkins

Michael Hiles

CEO, 10XTS

Kendall Almerico

CEO, BankRoll Ventures

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"Through the Responsible Blockchain World Championship, we will join hands with top investors to identify the most impactful blockchain innovations from all over the world and help them to achieve growth in frontier markets." --- Xiaochen Zhang

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Agenda

8:30-9:00

Registration

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9:00-9:15

Welcome Remarks

Responsible Blockchain World Championship and STO Academy

  • Xiaochen Zhang, President, FinTech4Good

9:15-9:30

Fireside Dialogue I

How will central bank digital currency transform our financial system- a conversation with Herve Tourpe, Chief Digital Advisor, International Monetary Fund and Xiaochen Zhang

9:30-9:45

Fireside Dialogue I

How will central bank digital currency transform our financial system- a conversation with Herve Tourpe, Chief Digital Advisor, International Monetary Fund and Xiaochen Zhang

9:45-10:30

Panel Discussion A

Responsible Blockchain World Championship Co-chairs Roundtable

  • Brad Yasar, Founder & Managing Partner, Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC)
  • Inon Schenker , Lead of impact investments, Singulariteam
  • Era Qian, Principle, Galaxy Digital
  • Rachel Wang, CEO and President, Cascadia Group
  • Yiting Shen, Global Head of External Network, Citigroup

10:30-11:15

Panel Discussion B

Responsible Blockchain World Championship Co-chairs Roundtable

  • Rob Lalka, Professor, Tulane University
  • Jim Liew, Founder of SoKat.co / Assistant Professor in Finance, JHU
  • Tony Lau, Advisor, FinTech4Good
  • Richard Sward, Advisor, CrowdSmart
  • Jake Kramer, Managing Partner, FedTech

11:15-11:30

Coffee break

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11:30-12:30

RBWC Pitch Competition

Responsible Blockchain World Championship Pitch Competition

  • Ao Ji, CEO, ConnectChain
  • Margaret Wang,CEO, Tweebaa
  • James L. Sisneros, Founder, Zaahah & the aHa digital currency
  • Martin Ploom, CEO, Smart Credit
  • Vitaly Bulatov, Co-founder and COO, Drone Employee

Judges

  • Brad Yasar, Founder & Managing Partner, Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC)
  • Avishai Ziv , CEO, Alignment group
  • Era Qian, Principle, Galaxy Digital
  • Jake Kramer, Managing Partner, FedTech
  • Scott Nissenbaum, Chief Investment Officer, Ben Franklin

12:30-13:15

Lunch

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13:15-13:30

Fireside Dialogue III

Is STO the next big thing- a conversation with Christopher Grobbel, Special Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Xiaochen Zhang

13:30-14:15

Panel Discussion C

STO Council-Opportunities and Challenges of Security Tokens

  • Christopher Grobbel, Special Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Nelson Chu, Founder and CEO, Cadence
  • Kendall Almerico, CEO, BankRoll Ventures
  • Michael Hiles, CEO, 10XTS
  • Maria Sendra, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

14:15-15:00

Panel Discussion D

STO Council-STO Juggle Book Launch and STO Academy

  • Oscar Jofre, Co-Founder and CEO, KoreConx
  • Dan Doney, CEO, Securrency
  • Sean Nasiri, Head of East Coast Operations, TokenSoft
  • Mark Vange , CEO and Co-Founder, Token IQ

15:00-15:45

Panel Discussion E

STO Council- Legal Working Group Roundtable

  • Christopher Grobbel, Special Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Lin Pang, Attorney, DLA Piper
  • Scott Deatherage, Attorney, s Deatherage Law
  • Habeeb Syed, Attorney, B.J. Kang Law

15:45-16:00

Coffee break

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16:00-17:00

RBWC Pitch Competition

Responsible Blockchain World Championship Pitch Competition

  • Derek Waterman, CEO and Founder, Aermetric
  • Siddhartha Jha, Founder & CEO, Arbol
  • Brian Wu, CEO, SmartChart
  • Assaf Ben Or, CEO, Greeneum
  • Sunny Jiang, CEO /FOUNDER, LOVEONLY
  • Ken Xu, CEO and Co-founder, Ailares

Judges

  • Brad Yasar, Founder & Managing Partner, Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC)
  • Avishai Ziv , CEO, Alignment group
  • Era Qian, Principle, Galaxy Digital
  • Jake Kramer, Managing Partner, FedTech
  • Scott Nissenbaum, Chief Investment Officer, Ben Franklin

17:00-17:30

Award and Ceremony

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