AaA 2019 Competition

November 18, 2019 Monday

8:30AM – 9:00PM EST

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

1251 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10020

Day Conference
7:30 AM 8:00 AM Volunteers arrival and preparation
8:00 AM 8:50 AM Registration
8:50 AM 9:00 AM Opening Remarks
Avery Starr, Conference Chair and AFS Board Member, Managing Director, Seatig Inc.
Chengying Xiu, AFS Chair, Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff LLP
Lowenstein Sandler
9:00 AM 9:15 AM Keynote Speech
9:15 AM 10:00 AM Panel #1 Sustainable Economy in the New Era of Fintech Innovation
Session Chair: Avery Starr, Managing Director, Seatig Inc.
Panelists: Mark Schwartz, Global Product Manager – ESG, Supply Chain, Customer Service Desk at Bloomberg LP
Juan Antonio Ketterer, Division Chief, Capital Markets and Finance, Interamerican Development Bank
Chris M. G. HA, Managing Partner at Glazier Group
10:00 AM 10:15 AM Keynote Speech
10:15 AM 11:00 AM Panel #2 Fintech and Community Bank: Disruption and Opportunity
Session Chair: Jinfeng Tang, Chief Operating Officer of Loan Transactions & Technology (LT&T)
Panelists: John A. Roberts, President and CEO, Loan Transactions & Technology
Dai Zhao, Co-founder, ZM Financial Systems
Bill Kroll, Managing director, The Casey Group
11:00 AM 11:15 AM Keynote Speech
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Panel #3 Standards in the Face of Fintech Disruption and Regulatory Response
Co-Session Chair: Jim Northey, Co-Chair Global Technical Committee of FIX Trading Community and Chair of ISO TC68 Financial Services
Co-Session Chair: Thomas Jordan, President and CEO, Jordan & Jordan
Panelists: Karla McKenna, Head of Standards, Global Legal Entity ID Foundation
Richard Robinson, Industry Relations and Open Symbology Strategy Executive at Bloomberg LP
  Lunch
1:00 PM 1:15 PM Keynote Speech
1:15 PM 2:00 PM Panel #4 Where We Stand in Trade’s Digital Evolution: Blockchain, AI, and Big Data
Session Chair: Alisa DiCaprio, Head of Trade and Supply Chain of R3
Panelists: Fiona J. Deroo, Managing Director, Global Trade Structuring Sales Executive
Lisa Morales-Hellebo, Co-founder & GP of REFASHIOND Ventures and Co-founder of The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation
2:00 PM 2:05 PM Explanation of Competition Rules
Arnold Chu, AFS Treasurer, Principal Examiner, FHFA
2:05 PM 2:20 PM Judge Introduction
Session Chair: Arnold Chu, AFS Treasurer, Principal Examiner, FHFA
Judges: Arun Sundararajan, Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship at New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business
Hitesh Aggarwal, Global Lead, Strategic Partnerships and Investments
Institutional Payments team, Citigroup
Joshua Siegel, General Partner, Rubicon Venture Capital
2:20 PM 2:30 PM Intermission
2:30 PM 5:00 PM AaA Fintech Competition
Session Chair: Arnold Chu, AFS Treasurer, Principal Examiner, FHFA
Moven
Placid Express
Passbase
Compliant Risk Technology LLC
BlockSentry Inc.
MERGED Solutions, Inc
5:00 PM 5:30 PM Judge Panel: Competition Review
Session Chair: Shan Chen, AFS Board Member, Head of US operations for CubeTech Global Asset
Judges: Arun Sundararajan, Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship at New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business
Hitesh Aggarwal, Global Lead, Strategic Partnerships and Investments
Institutional Payments team, Citigroup
Joshua Siegel, General Partner, Rubicon Venture Capital
5:30 PM 5:35 PM Volunteer recoginition and group photo
Evening Award Ceremony
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Volunteers arrival and preparation
6:00 PM 7:00 PM Registration and Networking
7:00 PM 7:30 PM Evening Keynote by Robert Jackson, SEC Commissioner
7:30 PM 7:50 PM Award Annoucement and Photo Session
7:50 PM 8:00 PM Acknowledgement and Closing Remarks
Avery Starr, Conference Chair and AFS Board Member, Managing Director, Seatig Inc.
Arnold Chu, AaA Competition Chair and AFS Treasurer, Principal Examiner, FHFA
Frank Mah, Secretary General of AFS, Managing Director at Transnational Capital Corp
8:00 PM 9:00 PM Dinner and Networking