Full Programme

Thursday, 8 September

ROOM CB

(Reception)

ROOM 1 (Fleming)

(Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology)

ROOM 2 (Davies)

(Crowdfunding and P2P Lending)

8:30 9:00 Registration & Welcome coffee
9:00 9:15 Welcome Address: Paolo Tasca (P2PFISY 2016 Conference Chairman)
9:15 9:55 Keynote Talk: “FinTech: opportunities for all?”

Victoria Cleland (Director for Banknotes and Chief Cashier, Bank of England)

9:55 10:30 SESSION I: Chairman Tomaso Aste (University College London)

Invited Talk: Dominick Paniscotti (Associate VP, Enterprise Architecture, NASDAQ)

10:30 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50  11:25 Invited Talk:

Nicolas Curtois (University College London)

10:50  11:20 SESSION I: Chairman John Goodall (Cofounder & CEO of Landbay)

P2P Lending and Screening Incentives

Dairo Estrada (Central Bank of Colombia) and Paula Zamora (Central Bank of Colombia)

Discussant: Beat Weber (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)

11:25

11:55

 

On the Value of Virtual Currencies

Maarten van Oordt (Bank of Canada) and Wilko Bolt (De Nederlandsche Bank)

Discussant: Katya Malinova (University of Toronto)

11:20 11:50 Fed Liftoff and Subprime Loan Interest Rates: Evidence from the Peer-to-Peer Lending Market

Christoph Bertsch, Isaiah Hull and Xin Zhang (Sveriges Riksbank)

Discussant: Calebe de Roure (Frankfurt School of Finance)

11:55  12:25 The Fiduciaries of Public Blockchains

Angela Walch (St. Mary’s University School of Law)

Discussant: Petros Kavassalis (University of the Aegean)

11:50 12:20 Cutting out the Middleman: Crowdinvesting, Efficiency, and Inequality

Hans Peter Grüner (University of Mannheim) and Christoph Siemroth (University of Mannheim)

Discussant: Christoph Bertsch (Sveriges Riksbank)

12:25 12:55 DTD powered by ACTUS -An innovative RegTech-automated legal text approach to financial reporting

Petros Kavassalis (University of the Aegean),

Harald Stieber (European Commission),

Wolfgang Breymann (ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences),

Keith Saxton (KS Strategic),

Francis Gross (European Central Bank, DG Statistics),

Willi Brammertz (Ariadne Consulting),

Stefano Bertolo (European Commission) and

Antonis Dragiotis ( University of the Aegean)

Discussant: Tomaso Aste (University College London)

12:20 12:55 Invited Talk:

Bruce Davis (Managing Director, Abundance Investment)

12:55 14:25 Networking Lunch
14:25 15:00 SESSION II: Chairman  John W. Schindler (Johns Hopkins University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

Invited Talk:

Andrea Pinna (European Central Bank)

15:00  15:30 Competing for legitimacy: A typology of virtual currencies

Beat Weber (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)

Discussant: Ben Craig (FED Cleveland)

15:30 16:00 The Macroeconomics of Central-Bank-Issued Digital Currencies

John Barrdear (Bank of England) and Michael Kumhof (Bank of England)

Discussant: Maarten van Oordt (Bank of Canada)

16:00  16:35 Invited Talk:

Jeremy Clarck (Concordia University)

16:35  16:55 Coffee Break
16:55 17:55 Round Table

Business and Regulation of P2P Financial Markets

Panelists:

Ben Craig (FED, Cleveland)

Ben Fung (Bank of Canada)

Domenico Gammaldi (Bank of Italy)

Rod Garratt (University of California Santa Barbara and R3)

Dirk Schrade (Deutsche Bundesbank)

Moderator: Juile Maupin (Max Planck Institute for International Law & Comparative Public Law and Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo)

19:00 23:00 Pre-Dinner and Networking Dinner at Number Twelve

(Restaurant of the Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel)

 

Friday, 9 September

 

ROOM CB

(Reception)

ROOM 1 (Fleming)

(Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology)

ROOM 2 (Davies)

(Crowdfunding and P2P Lending)

8:30 9:00 Registration & Welcome coffee
9:00 9:50

Keynote Talk: “Blockchains, distributed ledgers, and P2P transactions in retrospective and perspective”

Alexander Lipton

(MIT Connection Science & Engineering,  NYU Courant Institute, Oxford-Man Institute, and UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies)

9:50 10:25 SESSION I: Chairman Rod Garratt (University of California Santa Barbara and R3)

Invited Talk:

Wei-Tek Tsai (Arizona State University)

9:50 10:25 SESSION I: Chairman Diana Biggs (University College London)

Invited Talk:

Rhydian Lewis (CEO, RateSatter.com)

10:25 10:55 Market Design for Trading with Blockchain Technology

Katya Malinova and Andreas Park (University of Toronto)

Discussant: Andrei Kirilenko (Imperial College London)

10:25 10:55 Will crowdfunding contribute to financial development in developing countries?

Ulf Moslener and Adalbert Winkler (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)

Discussant: Christoph Siemroth (University of Mannheim)

10:55 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 11:50 Invited Talk:

Claudio J. Tessone (University of Zurich)

11:15 11:50 Invited Talk:

Karen Kerrigan (Chief Legal Officer, Seedrs)

11:50 12:20 The Bitcoin Peers Network

Giuseppe Pappalardo (University College London), Guido Caldarelli (IMT Lucca) and Tomaso Aste (University College London)

Discussant: Gerard Briscoe (Glasgow School of Art)

11:50  12:20 More inclusive, more stable? The financial inclusion – stability nexus in the global financial crisis

Tania L. L. Urresta and Adalbert Winkler (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)

Discussant: Dairo Estrada (Central Bank of Colombia)

12:20 12:50 Hayek Money: The Cryptocurrency Price Stability Solution

Ferdinando M. Ametrano (Bicocca University and Intesa Sanpaolo Bank)

Discussant: Angela Walch (St. Mary’s University School of Law)

12:20 12:50 How Does P2P Lending Fit into the Consumer Credit Market

Calebe de Roure (Frankfurt School of Finance), Loriana Pelizzon (SAFE, Goethe University) and Paolo Tasca (University College London)

Discussant: Ulf Moslener (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)

12:50 14:20 Networking Lunch
14:20 14:55 SESSION II: Chairman Pinar Emirdag (NED, Clearmatics)

Invited Talk:

Tullio Menga (ATS-Advanced Technology Solutions )

14:55 15:25 The Fair Cost of Bitcoin Proof-of-Work Tomaso Aste (University College London)

Discussant: Richard B. Olsen (Founder, Lykke)

15:25 15:55 Synzeris – Synthetic zero rate instrument as new stability enhancing instruments for (digital) monetary regime changes

Floris Kleemans (Founder, FOCAFET Foundation)

Discussant: Ferdinando M. Ametrano (Bicocca University and Intesa Sanpaolo Bank)

15:55 16:25 Case Study of Lykke Exchange: First Experiences and Outlook

Sergey Ivliev (Lykke), Richard B. Olsen (Lykke), Stefano Battiston (Department of Banking and Finance – University of Zurich), Guido Caldarelli (IMT Lucca) and  Anton Golub (Lykke)

Discussant: Floris Kleemans (Founder, FOCAFET Foundation)

16:25 16:45 Coffee Break
16:45 17:45 Round Table

Business and Technology of P2P Financial Markets

Panelists:

Michael Cooper (CTO, BT Radianz services, Global Banking & Financial Markets, BT)

David B. Kinitsky (Director of Innovation at Fidelity Investments)

Jonathan Kramer (Head of Capital Markets Zopa)

Robert Sams (Chief Executive Officer at Clearmatics)

Lui Smyth (Head of DLT Research at EdgeVerve Labs, Infosys)

Moderator: Kadhim Shubber (Financial Times)

18:00 End of the Workshop