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Melonport presents

M-0

The first Swiss blockchain conference for asset management

Oct 17-18, 2017
No sponsors. Content only.

Park Hotel, Zug (Crypto Valley), Switzerland
Are you a developer or student? Email team@melonport.com to apply for a significant discount!
ABOUT M-0

The Melon ecosystem brings together a diverse range of developers, portfolio managers, investors and lawyers to visualise the future of asset management using a technology that is fast becoming impossible to ignore; blockchain.

M-0 provides an excellent opportunity to meet with pioneering groups and individuals who are working on game-changing technologies that will change the asset management world we know today.

The event will run for two days on the 17th/18th of October, 2017. It will cover broad swathes of the technical, financial and legal aspects that surround digital asset management.

SPEAKERS
  • Dr. Gavin Wood
    Founder & CTO
    Parity Technologies
  • Johan Gevers
    CEO
    Monetas
  • Sam Chadwick
    Director, Financial & Risk Innovation
    Thomson Reuters
  • Amir Taaki
    Autonomous Polytechnics Group
  • Dr. Luka Müller-Studer
    Legal Partner
    MME
  • Reto Trinkler
    Chairman & CTO
    Melonport
  • Michele Hess
    Partner, Assurance FS Regulatory & Compliance Services
    PWC
  • Hadi Kabalan
    Managing Director
    Otonomos
  • Thomas Bertani
    Founder & CEO
    Oraclize
  • Will Harborne
    Projects Lead
    Bitfinex
  • Mona El Isa
    CoFounder & CEO
    Melonport
  • Vignesh Sundaresen
    CEO
    Lendroid
  • Loi Luu
    Founder
    Oyente
  • Jenna Zenk
    Developer
    Melonport
  • Joey Krug
    Founder
    Augur/Pantera Capital
  • Simon Emanuel Schmid
    Developer
    Melonport
  • Travis Jacobs
    Developer
    Melonport
  • Ryan Zurrer
    Partner
    Polychain Capital
  • KC Chng
    Founder & CEO
    Digix Global
  • Jorge Izquierdo
    Founder & CTO
    Aragon
  • Fabio Berger
    Lead Developer
    0x
  • Andrew Keys
    Co-Founder
    ConsenSys Capital
  • Andrej Cvoro
    Founder
    Decenter
  • Ewald Hesse
    Vice President
    Energy Web Foundation
  • Sunny Aggarwal
    Researcher
    Tendermint / Cosmos
  • Zoe Adamovicz
    CEO
    Neufund
  • Niklas Nikolajsen
    CEO & Co-Founder
    Bitcoin Suisse AG
  • Tina Balzli
    Director, Head Banking, Legal FS Regulatory & Compliance Services
    PWC
  • Sean Park,
    Chairman & CIO
    Anthemis
AGENDA

09:00

Keynote: The Rise of Digital Assets as an Asset class and Why They are Relevant to You

Johan Gevers, CEO Monetas

09:40

Welcome - Introduction to Melon & The Melon Vision

Mona El Isa, CEO Melonport

09:55

Melon Catchup - Progress on the Portal

Jenna Zenk, Developer Melonport

10:05

Panel - Decentralized Exchange Pioneers

Moderator: Reto Trinkler

Panelists: Alex Gordon-Brander - Omega One, Loi Luu - Kyber Network, Will Harborne - Ethfinex, Fabio Berger - 0x, Anton Golub - Lykke

10:50

Morning Coffee Break

11:20

Bringing Data to Blockchains

Sam Chadwick, Director Risk & Innovation Thomson Reuters

11:40

Panel - Digital Asset Universes

Moderator: George Hallam

Panelists: KC Chng - Digix Global, Joey Krug - Augur/Pantera, Hadi Kabalan - Otonomos, Jorge Izquierdo - Aragon, Zoe Adamovic - Neufund

12:30

Lunch

01:30

Lendroid: Smart Contract Controlled Leverage

Vignesh Sundaresen, Founder Lendroid

01:45

Using Melon.js to build your own trading Algorithm

Simon Emanuel Schmid, Developer Melonport

02:05

Panel - Blockchain funds & Regulatory Environment

Moderator: Mona El Isa

Panelists: Dr. Luka Müller-Studer, Michele Hess, Jeremy Millar, Tina Balzli

02:50

***MAMA Annoucement***

Mona El Isa

03:00

Afternoon Coffee Break

03:30

Human error: How Do I Know my Smart-Contract Does What it’s Supposed to do?

Loi Luu, Founder Oyente, Kyber Network, Smart Pool

03:50

uPort: Self Sovereign Identity in Zug

Paul Kohlhaas, Business Development Manager ConsenSys

04:10

Best crypto picks of 2017 and why: Audience Session

05:10

* Surprise

05:30

*** DRINKS AND DINNER ***

09:00

Keynote: Founder of Parity Technologies: The journey to Web 3

Dr. Gavin Wood, CTO & Founder Parity Technologies

09:45

Governance: The main challenges in Governance and three models Aragon proposes in solving them

Luis Cuende, CEO Aragon

10:00

Preventing Decentralized Exchange Frontrunning by Design

Matt Di Ferrente, Security Engineer Ethereum Foundation

10:30

Many Tokens, Many Chains, One Ecosystem

Sunny Aggarwal, Researcher Cosmos

10:45

Next Generation Solidity Development

Travis Jacobs, Developer Melonport

11:00

Morning Coffe Break

11:30

Panel - Asset Managers - What Will the Future of Asset Management Look Like?

Moderator: Sean Park, Anthemis

Panelists: Ryan Zurrer, Keld Van Schreven, Andrew Keys, Joey Krug, Zoe Adamovicz, Satoshi Kobayashi

12:15

Financial Services for the next generation of the global economy

Andrew Keys, Co-Founder ConsenSys Capital

12:45

Lunch

01:45

0x - The Future of Decentralised Exchanges

Fabio Berger, Lead Developer 0x

02:00

Connecting the Dots Between Financial Data, Computations and the Blockchain

Thomas Bertani, Founder and CEO Oraclize

02:15

The Future of Exchanges from the perspective of a long term incumbant

Niklas, CEO Bitcoin Suisse

02:35

Risk Management Solutions on Melon: How to Avoid Price Manipulation and Funds Embezzlements with Smart Contract

Reto Trinkler, Chairman, CTO & Co-Founder Melonport

02:55

Energy Web: Blockchain as an Oracle for Green Bonds Performance

Ewald Hess, CEO & Founder Vice President Energy Web Foundation

03:10

Afternoon Coffee Break

03:40

Decentralised Exchanges and Crypto Ecosystem Partnerships vs Traditional Finance

Will Harborne, Project Lead Ethfinex

03:55

Surprise Announcement

Konstantin Lomashuk, CEO Satoshi Fund

04:10

Melon Mail

Andrej Cvoro, Founder Decenter

04:30

Call for a Revolutionary Hacker Movement, a force that shapes global politics

Amir Taaki, Founder Autonomous Polytechnic Group

04:50

*** DRINKS AND DINNER ***