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DAS is the institutionally focused crypto conference for asset managers and financial services professionals.

Returning in 2021 as a two day, in person event, industry leaders from the world of finance and digital assets will gather to discuss crypto from the perspective of industry practitioners.

Watch the recordings of every panel from this sold-out event.

Crypto could hit $40T in 5 years | Dan Tapiero, Mark Yusko, and Dan Morehead
Mapping Out DeFi: Explosive growth ahead?
Perspectives from the Buy Side: Inside a Bull Market
Bitcoin Mining: Energy Efficiency and Economic Utility
The Rise of Crypto Derivatives: The Next Frontier
The State of Crypto Market Structure
Institutional Participation In Digital Asset Markets
Fireside Chat: Building a Crypto Bank
The Convergence of CeFi and DeFi Market Structure
Fireside Chat: Investing to Build The Next Tech Giant In Crypto
Fireside Chat: The Hunt For Yield and The New Token Economy | Bill Barhydt
Fireside Chat: Ava Labs
Fireside Chat: Stablecoins and the Future of Banking and Capital Markets
Institutional Lending and Yield Generation in Digital Assets
Fireside Chat: Solving for Capital Efficiency and the Pre-Funding Problem
The Rise of Crypto Banks
Institutional Market Access and the Rise of Prime Brokerage
Fireside Chat: LMAX Digital
The Future of Financial Services & Digital Assets

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Dan Morehead
Pantera Capital
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer

Mark Yusko
Morgan Creek Capital Management; Morgan Creek Digital
CEO and CIO; Managing Partner

Dan Tapiero
10T Holdings LLC
Founder & CEO

Jonathan Steinberg
WisdomTree
Founder and CEO

Rebecca Rettig
Aave
General Counsel

Colleen Sullivan
CMT Digital
Co-Founder & CEO

Ben Forman
ParaFi Capital
Founder & Managing Partner

Tatiana Metodieva, CFA
Nexo
Head of Corporate Finance

Dmitry Tokarev
Copper
CEO

Mrinalini "Ria" Bhutoria
Castle Island Ventures
Principal

Travis Kling
Ikigai Asset Management
Founder & CIO

Matt Hougan
Bitwise
CIO

Michael Shaulov
Fireblocks
CEO & Co-Founder

Christine Sandler
Fidelity Digital Assets
Head of Sales & Marketing

Andrew Peel
Morgan Stanley
Head of Digital Asset Markets

Jeremy Allaire
Circle
CEO

Flori Marquez
BlockFi
Co-Founder & SVP of Operations

Oli Harris
Goldman Sachs
North America Head of Digital Assets

David Grider
Grayscale Investments
Head of Research

Amanda Fabiano
Galaxy Digital
Head of Mining

Ben Reynolds
Silvergate
Chief Strategy Officer

Tushar Jain
Multicoin Capital
Managing Partner

Tim McCourt
CME Group
Managing Director & Global Head of Equity Products and Alternative Investments

David Mercer
LMAX Group
CEO

Michelle Noyes
AIMA
Managing Director, Head of Americas

Joshua Lim
Genesis Trading
Head of Derivatives

Cynthia Wu
Matrixport
Founding Partner & Head of Business Development & Sales

Julian Sawyer
Bitstamp
CEO

Elodie De Marchi
Kaiko
Head of Growth

Zac Prince
BlockFi
Founder & CEO

Diana Pires
Crypto.com
SVP, Institutional Sales

Juri Bulovic
Foundry
VP of Strategy

Vanessa Grellet
Coinfund
Head of Portfolio Growth

Young Cho
Hedera Council
Chief Financial Officer; Treasurer

Robert Materazzi
Lukka
CEO

Kalin Metodiev, CFA
Nexo
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Daniel Payne
Murphy & McGonigle
Partner

Matthew Trudeau
ErisX
COO

Pascal Gauthier
Ledger
CEO

Peter Doyle
Kinetics
Managing Director & President

Rob Catalanello
B2C2
Co-CEO

Matthew Roszak
Vesper Finance
Co-founder

Jeff Billingham
Chainalysis
VP of Capital Markets

Trey Griggs
GSR Services USA
CEO

David Easthope
Coalition Greenwich
Senior Analyst

Michelle Bond
The Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM)
CEO

Patrick Corker
Circle
Vice President Finance, Treasury and Corporate Development

Glenn Barber
Copper.co
Head of Sales - Americas

Bill Barhydt
Abra
Founder and CEO

John Wu
Ava Labs
President

Joel Edgerton
Ledger Enterprise Solutions
Head of Sales Americas

Haohan Xu
Apifiny
CEO

Ziad Iskandar
BNY Mellon
Senior Lead Advanced Solutions & Digital Assets Unit

Michael Ippolito
Blockworks
Co-Founder

Jason Yanowitz
Blockworks
Co-Founder

Ben Strack
Blockworks
Reporter

Casey Wagner
Blockworks
Reporter

Jacquelyn Melinek
Blockworks
Reporter

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Past Media in Attendance

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
VIP & Speaker Dinner
Limited to VIP ticket holders only; pre-registration required.

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration & Welcome Breakfast
Registration will remain open throughout the event.
9:00 am - 9:10 am
Greeting & Welcome

Michael Ippolito
Blockworks
Co-Founder

9:10 am - 9:30 am
Fireside Chat: LMAX Digital

David Mercer
LMAX Group
CEO

9:30 am - 10:10 am
Perspectives from the Buy Side: Inside a Bull Market

Travis Kling
Ikigai Asset Management
Founder & CIO

Matt Hougan
Bitwise
CIO

Peter Doyle
Kinetics
Managing Director & President

David Grider
Grayscale Investments
Head of Research

Moderator Michael Ippolito
Blockworks
Co-Founder

10:10 am - 10:50 am
Institutional Market Access and the Rise of Prime Brokerage

Zac Prince
BlockFi
Founder & CEO

Michael Shaulov
Fireblocks
CEO & Co-Founder

Mrinalini "Ria" Bhutoria
Castle Island Ventures
Principal

Christine Sandler
Fidelity Digital Assets
Head of Sales & Marketing

Moderator Casey Wagner
Blockworks
Reporter

10:50 am - 11:20 am
Coffee Break
11:20 am - 11:40 am
Fireside Chat: Solving for Capital Efficiency and the Pre-Funding Problem

Asen Kostadinov
Copper
Head of Strategy

Trey Griggs
GSR Services USA
CEO

11:40 am - 12:20 pm
Institutional Lending and Yield Generation in Digital Assets

Rebecca Rettig
Aave
General Counsel

Kalin Metodiev, CFA
Nexo
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Patrick Corker
Circle
Vice President Finance, Treasury and Corporate Development

Cynthia Wu
Matrixport
Founding Partner & Head of Business Development & Sales

Moderator Ben Strack
Blockworks
Reporter

12:20 pm - 12:40 pm
Fireside Chat: Stablecoins and the Future of Banking and Capital Markets

Jeremy Allaire
Circle
CEO

Jason Yanowitz
Blockworks
Co-Founder

12:40 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch & Networking
2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
The Future of Financial Services and Digital Assets

Andrew Peel
Morgan Stanley
Head of Digital Asset Markets

Ben Reynolds
Silvergate
Chief Strategy Officer

Ziad Iskandar
BNY Mellon
Senior Lead Advanced Solutions & Digital Assets Unit

Joel Edgerton
Ledger Enterprise Solutions
Head of Sales Americas

Moderator Jacquelyn Melinek
Blockworks
Reporter

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm
The State of Crypto Market Structure: Liquidity, Arbitrage, and Security

Moderator David Easthope
Coalition Greenwich
Senior Analyst

Colleen Sullivan
CMT Digital
Co-Founder & CEO

Glenn Barber
Copper.co
Head of Sales - Americas

Bart Smith
Susquehanna International Group (SIG)
Head of FICC, ETF & Portfolio Sales and Trading

Trey Griggs
GSR Services USA
CEO

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm
Fireside Chat: Ava Labs

John Wu
Ava Labs
President

Michael Ippolito
Blockworks
Co-Founder

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm
Coffee Break & Networking
4:10 pm - 4:50 pm
The Rise of Crypto Banks

Robert Materazzi
Lukka
CEO

Julian Sawyer
Bitstamp
CEO

Flori Marquez
BlockFi
Co-Founder & SVP of Operations

Daniel Payne
Murphy & McGonigle
Partner

Moderator Felix Salmon
Axios
Chief Financial Correspondent

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm
Closing Remarks
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Networking Reception
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Block(works) Party sponsored by Algorand
Open to all DAS ticket holders.

8:00 am - 9:15 am
Registration & Welcome Breakfast
Registration will remain open throughout the event.
9:15 am - 9:20 am
Greeting & Welcome Back

Michael Ippolito
Blockworks
Co-Founder

9:20 am - 9:40 am
Fireside Chat: The Hunt for Yield and the New Token Economy

Bill Barhydt
Abra
Founder and CEO

Jason Yanowitz
Blockworks
Co-Founder

9:40 am - 10:20 am
The Investment Case for DeFi

Jonathan Steinberg
WisdomTree
Founder and CEO

Ben Forman
ParaFi Capital
Founder & Managing Partner

Tushar Jain
Multicoin Capital
Managing Partner

Michael Shaulov
Fireblocks
CEO & Co-Founder

Moderator Michael Ippolito
Blockworks
Co-Founder

10:20 am - 10:40 am
Fireside Chat: Investing To Build the Next Tech Giant in Crypto

Tatiana Metodieva, CFA
Nexo
Head of Corporate Finance

10:40 am - 11:20 am
The Convergence of Centralized and Decentralized Market Structure

Arjun Balaji
Paradigm
Investment Partner

Elodie De Marchi
Kaiko
Head of Growth

Vanessa Grellet
Coinfund
Head of Portfolio Growth

Matthew Roszak
Vesper Finance
Co-founder

Moderator Michelle Bond
The Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM)
CEO

11:20 am - 11:50 am
Coffee Break & Networking
11:50 am - 12:10 pm
Fireside Chat: Crypto.com

Diana Pires
Crypto.com
SVP, Institutional Sales

Haohan Xu
Apifiny
CEO