Monday, October 1

7:00 - 10:00

Private Meetings, Breakfast and Demos

11:00 - 12:00

A Conversation with President Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton

42nd President of the United States (1993-2001)

Gene Sperling

National Economic Council Director and National Economic Advisor under Presidents Clinton and Obama (1996-2001, 2011-2014)

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch with Ripple

1:00 - 1:30

Welcome Remarks

Brad Garlinghouse

CEO of Ripple

1:30 - 1:45

FLASHTALK: How To Launch a Payments App for Millions

Santander shares what it took to launch the first mobile application for international payments by blockchain technology for millions of customers.

Ed Metzger

Head of Innovation, Banco Santander

1:45 - 2:15

Regulating Innovation: A Global Opportunity

As the former U.S. Alternative Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund, Honorable Sunil Sabharwal will share his perspective on global cryptoasset and fintech regulation, as well as international competitiveness and the race to own the next generation of finance.

Honorable Sunil Sabharwal

Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund

Anja Manuel

Co-founder & Partner, RiceHadleyGates, LLC

2:15 - 3:00

Central Banks Show and Tell

These central banks share their explorations with blockchain - both what they’ve done so far and what they have planned for the future.

Dilip Rao

Global Head of Infrastructure Innovation, Ripple

Mohsen AlZahrani

Head of Innovation, Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority

Andrew McCormack

Vice President, Payments & Technology, Payments Canada

Marcelo Yared

CIO, Banco Central Do Brasil

3:30 - 5:00

Meet the Movers and Shakers: Lightning Round

What RippleNet members are available to connect? This session highlights live corridors and facilitates a way to meet the regional leads who are live and ready to process payments.

5:00 - 6:00

Private Meetings


Customer Celebration

Featuring award-winning rock band

Tuesday, October 2

7:00 - 10:00

Private Meetings, Breakfast and Demos

10:00 - 10:30

Survey Says…

Get an inside look at proprietary research into payments trends and the adoption of blockchain and digital assets within financial services.

Cory Johnson

Chief Market Strategist, Ripple

Alenka Grealish

Senior Analyst, Celent

10:30 - 11:15

Crypto Regulation Around the World

These policy makers and experts share their frameworks and perspectives on regulating digital assets across the globe.

Ben Lawsky

Former Superintendent of Financial Services for New York, Chief of Staff for Governor Andrew Cuomo, Co-chair of Governor Cuomo’s Cyber Security Task Force, Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Chief Counsel to Senator Charles Schumer

Richard Teng

CEO, Abu Dhabi Global Market

Michael S. Didiuk

Partner, Perkins Coie

Archari Suppiroj

Director of FinTech Department at Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand

Ross Leckow

Deputy General Counsel, IMF

11:30 - 12:00

The Future of Commerce

Robert Hackett of Fortune interviews long-time Silicon Valley executive RJ Pittman, who led commerce and product teams at eBay, Apple and Google, about the intersection of global commerce and payments trends, and his forecast for where it'll go next.

Robert Hackett

Senior Writer, Fortune

R.J. Pittman

Former Chief Product Officer, eBay

12:00 - 1:00

LUNCH with Ripple

1:00 - 1:15

FLASHTALK: How We Improved Retail Remittances

Siam Commercial Bank discusses how they improved consumer remittance services for migrant workers in Japan sending money home to Thailand and what they are planning for next.

Colin Dinn

SEVP, Chief Technology Officer & Head of Operations, Siam Commercial Bank

1:15 - 1:30

FLASHTALK: How Payments Improved Our Customer Experience

BeeTech and InstaReM talk about their experience making payments live between Brazil and Europe - faster and cheaper than the competition.

Prajit Nanu

Co-Founder and CEO, InstaReM

Fernando Pavani

Founder and CEO, BeeTech

1:30 - 1:45

FLASHTALK: How We’re Solving the Cross-Network Settlement Problem Globally

TransferGo shares how they are making the promise of global real-time settlement a reality.

Daumantas Dvilinskas

CEO, TransferGo

2:00 - 2:45

Futurists in Blockchain and Payments

These leaders built a career on taking giant leaps forward to implement innovative technologies in their organizations. They share an inside view into what they are thinking about next.

Kahina Van Dyke

SVP Business & Corporate Development at Ripple

Amy Radin

Author - The Change Maker’s Playbook, Fortune 100 Chief Innovation Officer

Tokunboh Ishmael

Chairwoman, African Venture Capital Association and Managing Director and Founder, Alitheia Capital

Ben Brabyn

Head of Level39

2:45 - 3:30

The 800 Pound Gorilla: Digital Asset Adoption

In this session, experts answer the big questions around adoption of digital assets within the financial services industry.

Kanchan Kumar

CEO, Remitr

Kwon Park

Head of Business Development, Bittrex Inc.

Alfredo O’Hagan

SVP Payment Services, IDT

Nicolas Palacios

CFO, Cuallix

Brad Ganey

SVP and COO, Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union


Customer Award Reception

Blockchain Innovator Award Winners Announced