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9:00 - 9:15 a.m. PT   Conference Welcome

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9:15 - 10:00 a.m. PT  Town Hall presented by Alan Lane, Kate Fraher, Tony Martino and Ben Reynolds

Alan Lane

Kate Fraher

Tony Martino

Ben Reynolds

10:00 - 10:45 a.m. PT  |  Fireside chat with Peter McCormack

The What Bitcoin Did Podcast is a twice-weekly show where Peter McCormack interviews leaders in Bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies.

In this podcast, you will hear from traders, miners, investors, developers, CEOs, journalists and other people driving forward the growth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.


Peter McCormack,

Host, “What Bitcoin Did” podcast

11:20 - 11:50 a.m. PT  |  Creating a new financial system panel,

featuring Paris Cribben, Jon Melton & Charlie Plummer 

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Paris Cribben

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Jon Melton

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Charlie Plummer

11:50 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. PT  |  Fireside chat with Jack Mallers

Jack Mallers is the Founder and CEO of Zap, which created Strike, a bitcoin investment and payments company that transacts over the Lightning Network. Jack is known as one of the earliest Lightning Network developers, and recently provided market insights to help build El Salvador’s modern financial infrastructure using Bitcoin technology.


Jack Mallers,

Founder and CEO of Zap

12:20 - 12:50 p.m. PT  |  Fireside chat with George Sutton

George Sutton is a Partner and Senior Research Analyst in the Equity Research Department at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, where he covers Technology-Enabled Services. Prior to C/H, he was a Managing Director in the Research Department at RBC Capital Markets and its predecessor Dain Rauscher Wessels. Before that Mr. Sutton worked on the buy-side with First Chicago Investment Management (now JP Morgan) and First Chicago Venture Capital (now Madison Dearborn Partners). Mr. Sutton received a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University in Bloomington and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.


George Sutton,

Partner at Craig-Hallum Capital Group


9:00 - 9:15 a.m. PT   Day 2 Welcome

9:15 - 10:00 a.m. PT  Future of Payments panel, featuring Simon Griffin & Michelle Sabins

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Simon Griffin

Michelle Sabins

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. PT  |  New Product Development  presented by Alaric Eby

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. PT  |  Fireside chat

with Alan Lane

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Alaric Eby

Alan Lane



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