Joint Fall Conference 2016 of E-Finance Lab and DZ BANK
The E-Finance Lab and DZ BANK cordially invite you to the 2016 Fall Conference. The event will be held on September 1st, 2016, at Campus Westend of Goethe University Frankfurt and is organized by Prof. Dr. König and his team (layer 1). Participants have the chance to discuss the topic of "Blockchain: Technology, Legal and Regulation, and Application in the Finance Realm” with speakers from science and practice.
In this context, we are proud to announce Gerd Ruecker, Head of Innovation and New Technologies at Deutsche Boerse and Prof. Roman Beck, IT University Copenhagen among others as our keynote speakers.
We sincerely invite participants to take part of the discussions on the issues and consequences of the potentially disruptive blockchain technology for the financial market, as well as on emerging solutions and future applications. Reflecting the four views of financial industry, regulation, service providers and academia, the conference comprises a series of 20-minutes presentations of international specialists.
As always, the participation is free of charge.
Date & Time: Thursday, September 1st, 2016; 14:00 - 19:45 (registration from 13:30), subsequent Get Together
Venue: Goethe University Frankfurt, Campus Westend, Casino
Address: Nina-Rubenstein-Weg 1, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (see directions to the conference venue)
(former address: Grüneburgplatz 1, 60323 Frankfurt am Main)
For inquiries, please contact our organizing team.
Online registration is closed.
Agenda Pre-Conference Program*
Pre-Conference Tutorial on Fundamentals of Blockchain and Bitcoin Technology
Agenda Conference Program*
Registration and Coffee
Vice President Prof. Dr. Manfred Schubert-Zsilavecz, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Dr. Thomas Schäfer, Minister of Finance, State of Hessen
Joint Introduction to Conference Topics
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Koenig, Chair of E-Finance Lab
Thomas Ullrich, Member of the Board, DZ BANK, Frankfurt
State of the Art of the Blockchain Technology
Blockchain: Technology for Banks or Transcations without Banks?
State-Networks: Solving the Scalability, Finality & Privacy Issues of Blockchains
Florian Glaser, Brainbot, Mainz
The Legal Framework of Applying Blockchains – in Germany and in Europe
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Helmut Siekmann, Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS), Frankfurt
Regulatory Implications of Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology
Blockchain and the Emergence of the Trust-Less Economy
Blockchain Application in ExchangesGerd Ruecker, Deutsche Boerse, Eschborn
Identifier Verification: Evaluation of Blockchain and Alternative Technologies
Using Blockchain for Digital Identifiers: Improving Data Security and Persistance for Digital Object Identifier (DOI) and Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)
Digital, Blockchain and beyond: Transforming Financial Services
We invite the participants for a dinner in the foyer of the Festsaal
End of Conference
*Version August 29th, 2016