Crypto Assets Conference Frankfurt 2019

25Feb(Feb 25)8:4026(Feb 26)16:45Crypto Assets Conference Frankfurt 2019

Event Details

The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center together with KI decentralized and jointly organize the Crypto Assets Conference 2019 which will take place on the campus of the Frankfurt School in on February 25 and 26, 2019.

Blockchain technology was born through the invention of Bitcoin and has since then created hundreds of digital assets and spurred the development of business models building on decentralized networks. The conference covers both the public blockchain and the enterprise blockchain domain. The former concerns topics such as cryptocurrencies, ICOs, crypto funds and tokens of decentral business models; the latter includes topics interesting for corporates such as securitization and asset management. Speakers for example include:

  • Christoph Kreiterling, German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
  • Dirk Bullmann, European Central Bank
  • Alexander Höptner, Börse Stuttgart
  • Austin Alexander, Kraken
  • Michael F. Spitz, Commerzbank

The conference aims at bringing together experts from the newly emerging scene of crypto assets and experts from the traditional financial industry to discuss the following questions:

  • Crypto assets: How important will cryptocurrencies, tokens, ICO and other types of digital assets be in the future?
  • Investment: Should investment funds assess such digital assets? How can crypto assets be assessed?
  • Securitization: How can securitization be done via blockchain or distributed ledger technologies?
  • Cash-on-ledger: Will cash-on-ledger disrupt financial business models?
  • Asset management: Which new business models exist for asset managers and brokers?
  • Valuation: How can decentral networks be valued?
  • Tokens and regulation:What types of tokens exist and how should they be regulated?
  • Venture capital: Will ICOs and tokens disrupt traditional venture capital?
  • Startups: Which blockchain startups should be watched?

Location and date

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Mon., February 25, 2019, 09:30 until Tue., February 26, 2019, 17:00
Language: German and English

Who should participate?

This conference is ideal for the people who seek to understand crypto assets and are interested in talking to practitioners to be able to judge these new developments:

  • Investors in new technologies, venture capitalists, crypto investors
  • Startups and founders that are interested in understanding crypto assets
  • Financial organizations (banks, investment funds, asset management) in all industries
  • Employees in the area of business development and digitization in all industries
  • Lawyers, consultants, and analysts (with IT or business background)



Day 1: Focus on regulation, law and startup innovation

08:40 – 09:00 Entry to venue
9:00 – 12:00 Opening Keynotes (moderation by Celine Flores Willers)

  • Prof. Dr. Nils Stieglitz, President of Frankfurt School
  • Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Founder of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
  • Emily Hurd, Head of Business Development at Coinmarketcap
  • Marjan Delatinne, Global Head of Banking at Ripple
12:00 – 13:00
13:00 – 15:00 Regulation of Crypto (Crypro Stage)

  • Christoph Kreiterling, Innovations in Financial Technology at Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
  • Dr. Nina-Luisa Siedler, Partner at DWF Germany
  • Thomas Dünser, Ministry of General Government Affairs and Finance of Lichtenstein
  • Miye Kohlhase, Bundesverband Deutscher Banken
Startup Innovation (Enterprise Stage)

  • Peter Grosskopf, CTO at Solarisbank
  • Prof. Dr. Andranik Tumasjan, Management and digital Transformation at University of Mainz
  • Yanislav Malahov, Founder of aeternity
15:15 – 17:00 Law of Crypto (Crypro Stage)

  • Dr. Christian Stock (Partner Capital Markets & global co-head of Innovation at Linklaters)
  • (Further speaker will be announced soon)
Tokenisation (Enterprise Stage)

  • Andrei Martchouk, Co-Founder of KI decentralized
  • Prof. Dr. Dominique Schröder, Applied Cryptography Lab at University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • (Further start-ups & speakers will be announced soon)
17:15 – 17:45 Final keynote by

  • Marc Taverner, Global Ambassador at Bitfury




Day 2: Focus on finance, crypto assets and investing

08:40 – 09:00 Entry to venue
10:00 – 12:00 Opening Keynotes (moderation by Eric Alexander Holst)

  • Austin Alexander, Office of the CEO at Kraken
10:00 – 12:00 Future of Crypto Finance (Crypro Stage)

  • Alexander Höptner, CEO at Börse Stuttgart
  • Demelza Hays, Fund Manager at Incrementum Crypto One Fund
  • Michael Spitz, Co-Head of BlockchainLab at Commerzbank
  • Joachim Erdle, Managing director for Corporate Finance at LBBW
Pitches & Talks (Enterprise Stage)

  • Klaus Himmer, CEO of CryptoTax
  • Martin Schmidt, Partner at Postera Capital
  • Konstantin Richter, CEO of Blockdaemon
  • Radoslav Albrecht, CEO of Bitbond
12:00 – 13:00 Lunchbreak
13:00 – 16:00 Future of Digital Money (Crypro Stage)

  • Dr. Pakorn Peetathawatchai, President of Thailand Stock Exchange
  • Gregory Klumov, Founder of Stasis
  • Andrea Pinna, Market Infrastructure Expert, Innovation Team at European Central Bank
  • Dr. Martin Diehl, Head of Section Payment Systems Analysis at Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Dr. Friederike Ernst, COO at Gnosis
Investing Into Crypto (Enterprise Stage)

  • Fabian Colin, Head of Sales at Solactive
  • Claus Hilpold, Managing Director at L1 Digital
  • Philipp Lesche, Co-Founder at Crypto Development Fund
  • (Further start-ups & speakers will be announced soon)
16:15 – 16:45 Final keynote by

  • Pavel Kravchenko, Founder of Distributed Labs

The agenda will be subject to change, so please check for updates.

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25 (Montag) 8:40 - 26 (Dienstag) 16:45


Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Adickesallee 32-34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main


Crypto Assets Conference Frankfurt 2019 - 2-Days Pass

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