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JOIN US! Upcoming Global DCA Events

In addition to our flagship event the Digital Asset Connection (June 7th, 2023 in Stamford CT USA), the Global DCA organizes, sponsors and partners to produce a number of high quality global events throughout the year. Events are structured to advance knowledge and learning in the emerging digital asset industry and provide member firms with global visibility and engagement.

Global DCA Member firms receive priority access to speakership / sponsorship opportunities in all Global DCA sponsored / supported events. Click below to REGISTER and learn more about these events:

  • February 23rd-24th: DeFi Retreat Europe [Lisbon / Portugal]
    • DeFi Retreat Europe is a Chatham House gathering of European DeFi Professionals, Regulators and Stakeholders. This year’s event held at the Estufa Fria offered limited attendance, unique insights, and intimate networking. *** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code***
  • March 21-25th: International Women of Blockchain Conference [Maryland / USA]
    • The International Women on the Block (IWB) conference will take place from March 21-25, 2023 in National Harbor/Fort Washington, MD. Started as a concept of Black Women Blockchain Council, Benefit LLC and other women-led blockchain organizations and enthusiasts, IWB has grown into a global movement that aims to raise awareness and drive innovation in the blockchain industry. Join us as we consciously build the block and advance diversity and inclusion in this exciting field. *** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code***
  • March 28th: Investing in Financial Innovation: Opportunities & Challenges [California / USA]
    • Join us for Investing in Financial Innovation: Opportunities & Challenges, an upcoming panel discussion on financial innovation and investment opportunities in Southern California. Our expert panelists will cover topics such as defining disruptive financial products, assessing investment risks, identifying hot areas for investment, and providing guidance for retail investors looking to get started. Don’t miss out on the chance to learn from industry leaders including Bryan Courchesne, Clark Read, Enzo Villani, and Wendy O, with facilitation by Stacey Mankoff. *** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code + Preferential Sponsorship Opportunities ***
  • April 11th: Global Cyber Security Initiative (GCSI) Conference Presented by IIT and PAABC [Illinois / USA]
    • The Global Cyber Security Initiative (GCSI) Conference will take place on April 11, 2023, at Chicago Kent College of Law. The conference will offer an opportunity to network with nearly 100 leaders, including senior executives, CISOs, and other senior cybersecurity professionals from various industries. The conference will feature over 20 prominent speakers and will cover critical infrastructure, OT, and manufacturing cybersecurity. The GCSI conference is co-hosted with IIT, MxD, and Pan Asian American Business Council (PAABC). The target audience includes senior executives, CISOs, technology CxOs, attorneys in Fintech, CPAs, and senior practitioners in cybersecurity and risk. The conference has attracted attendees from various organizations in the past, including federal, local, and academic leaders, among others.*** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code + Preferential Sponsorship Opportunities ***
  • April 13th: Institutional Adoption of Web3 [Illinois / USA]
    • Plug and Play, EY, and Global DCA will join forces on April 13th to discuss how financial institutions are innovating with blockchain technology in this ever evolving space during the “Institutional Adoption of Web3” Event. We will discuss topics such as compliant access to DeFi, going beyond custody and trading, and building an open financial system.Speakers include:
      • Max Jungreis, Head of Crypto & Digital Assets at Plug and Play Tech Center
      • Gabby Kusz, CEO of the Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association
      • Muqtadar Ahmed, Partner at EY
      • Patrick Martinez, VP of Digital Assets & Financial Markets at Northern Trust
      • Renata Szkoda, CFO at INX
  • April 18th:Transforming Blockchain Data for Accounting & Tax [Virtual]
    • Join Global DCA Premiere Member Firm FORMIDIUM from 10 AM – 10:45 AM CT for this important webinar event. Are you struggling with the complexities of accounting and tax concerning blockchain data? Look no further! Our upcoming webinar, “Transforming Blockchain Data for Accounting & Tax,” is the perfect opportunity for you to gain the knowledge and skills needed to overcome these challenges. Our expert speakers will provide insights on transforming blockchain data to make it more usable for accounting and tax purposes. Take advantage of this opportunity to stay ahead of the game in the ever-evolving world of blockchain technology.
  • April 18th: Web3, Digital Assets, Crypto, Blockchain: Regulation, Tokenization, Investing [New York / USA]
    • Join The Mankoff Company for an informative and engaging panel discussion “Web3, Digital Assets, Crypto, Blockchain: Regulation, Tokenization, Investing” on regulatory initiatives, tokenization, and investment opportunities in financial innovation. The event will address the current state of the crypto landscape, pending legislation and regulations, the impact of Web3, and the trends in investment by VC and institutions. The panelists include industry experts such as Max Smotritskiy, Merav Ozair, Robert Lynch, Sasha Ablovatskiy, and more. The event will take place on Tue, April 18, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT in New York, NY, and will be followed by a networking reception. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from and connect with industry leaders. *** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code + Preferential Sponsorship Opportunities ***
  • April 20th: EARTH DAY 2023 – Enhancing ESG in the Digital Asset + Cryptomining Industry [Virtual]
    • In celebration of EARTH DAY 2023 the Global DCA + the Tokenized Commodities Council are pleased to welcome speakers from their organizations as well as Crypto Oxygen and HIVE to discuss how the digital asset industry and cryptomining space is working to enhance ESG with particular focus on sustainability. Joins Moderator Erika Knierim of the TCC for a lively discussion and reflection on all that we have done and all that we can still do to advance responsible innovation and sustainable development in the digital economy! REGISTER HERE.
  • April 24-26th: CITY WEEK 2023 [London / UK]
    • City Week 2023 is a three-day event that will take place in-person and online between April 24-26, 2023, in partnership with the UK Government, the City of London Corporation, TheCityUK, UK Finance, and leading City institutions. The event will bring together over 1,000 senior decision-makers from financial institutions worldwide for presentations, panel discussions, and networking. The event will be divided into three main themes: The Climate Change, Green Finance and Sustainability Summit on Day 1, The Institutional Adoption and Regulation of Digital Assets Summit on Day 2, and The Digitalization and Innovation in the Capital Markets Summit on Day 3. *** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code***
  • May 3rd: Bonny Doon “Applying Crypto to the Real World” [California / USA]
    • The Bonny Doon Workshop is planning to showcase 12 top crypto startups along with 3 panels of investors and experts on key crypto subjects. The primary theme of this year’s Workshop will be “Applying Crypto to the Real World” to focus on the relevance of crypto for the rest of the world. The organizers want to discuss how to accelerate and facilitate the advancement of crypto adoption. The Workshop will also have a panel of regulatory experts to discuss next steps to regulate crypto, whether by self-regulation or from the top down. The event will be very convivial and social, with plenty of breaks for attendees to meet each other.The three discussion panels at the Workshop will be:
      • “Applying Crypto to the Real World” with Tomer Bariach from Flori Ventures, Tom Brown from NYCA, and Roy Lu from Hashkey Capital as speakers;
      • “Regulating Crypto: Self-Regulation or Legislation?” with Gabby Kusz from Global DCA, Eric Sibbitt from Paul Hastings, and Kristy Littman from Willkie Farr & Gallagher as speakers; and
      • “Dissecting the FTX Debacle” with Howard Chao as moderator and Maggie Sklar from Davis Wright Tremaine, Zach Segal from Coinbase, and Terry Culver from Digital Finance Group as speakers.The Workshop attendees will include leading crypto investors, crypto institutions, infrastructure providers, Trad-Fi institutions, and crypto startups. Attendance will be by invitation only and capped at 60. ***Invitation Only – Global DCA Member Firms Please Request***
  • May 17-18th: BattleFin – Discovery Day [New York / USA]
    • BattleFin is organizing the 11th Discovery Day Event in New York on May 17-18, 2023. The event aims to focus on Alpha + Capital for the digital asset space, which will bring together Crypto Funds, Investors, and Alpha generating data providers. The event includes content / panels as well as one-on-one meetings. The content will focus on capital and regulatory issues. The event will take place at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, and it will also have a networking cocktail on the flight deck of the Intrepid. *** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code + Discounted Sponsorship***
  • May 18th: Sustainability & Impact of Web3 on Crypto, NFTs, Blockchain, Digital Asset [Paris / France]
    • The Mankoff Company is organizing an After the Bell Panel Discussion & Networking event on May 18, 2023, in Paris, France. The panel discussion will focus on the sustainability and impact of Web3 on Crypto, NFTs, Blockchain, and Digital Assets. The discussion will cover several issues, including the meaning of Web3, its impact on DAOs, NFTs, Crypto, and Social Tokens, investing in the space, real-world applications of blockchain and tokenization, and the impact on DeFi. The event will feature panelists such as Ethan Pierse and Jordan Cohen and will be facilitated by Stacey Mankoff. *** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code + Preferential Sponsorship***
  • May 22nd: The Future of UK Crypto Regulation Summit [London / UK]
    • City & Financial Global will be holding a summit on the Future of UK Crypto Regulation on May 22, 2023, in response to the UK government’s consultation paper and call for evidence on the country’s future approach to crypto regulation. The event will explore whether stricter regulation will protect consumers and foster innovation in the industry, as well as whether traditional regulatory models work for the crypto universe.
      • Key Themes:
        1. The UK’s regulatory approach to cryptoassets
        2. The Financial Conduct Authority’s proposals for future regulation
        3. Developing a new regulatory framework for cryptoassets
        4. Consumer protection in digital assets
        5. Lessons learned from the fallout of FTX
        6. The impact of MiCA on crypto regulation in Europe
        7. Combatting money-laundering and financial crime
        8. Opportunities and challenges in digital currency custody, clearing, and settlement
        9. Institutional investors’ response to crypto as a new asset class
        10. Latest developments in digital currency governance

        Target Audience: Heads of Digital, Compliance, Innovation, Regulatory Strategy, Marketing, and Legal from financial institutions, including banks, fund managers, hedge funds, exchanges, trading platforms, custodians, and clearing houses. The summit will also be valuable to law firms, accountants, regulatory and technology consultancies, and the advisory community. *** Global DCA Member Firms have discounted tickets – Ask for the Code + Preferential Sponsorship***

  • May 24-25th: Government Blockchain Association “The Future of Money. Governance and the Law” [Washington DC / USA]
    • Join the Government Blockchain Association for “The Future of Money, Governance and the Law” event. All governments need to understand now, more than ever, how blockchain is disrupting current systems. As cryptocurrencies, DeFi, DAOs, smart contracts, IoT, and AI shift power from centralized authority to decentralized authority, governments will need to understand and adapt. This 2 -day event in Washington, DC and is intended to educate policymakers, map out trajectories, and offer solutions for public and private sector innovators and leaders. *** Global DCA supported Event – Strongly Recommended for Public Sector Oriented Firms.***
  • Global DCA “Digital Asset Connection: Building the Bedrock for Institutional Development” – June 7th [Connecticut / USA]
    • When was the last time you attended a conference that was a catalyst for CHANGE? Welcome to the Digital Asset Connection! Previously known as the CryptoConnection, in 2023, the Tabb FORUM / Global DCA “Digital Assets Connection” Conference will evolve beyond its cryptocurrency roots into the broader thematic area of digital assets and will focus on providing insights, perspectives and dialogue around ‘building’ a solid foundation – or bedrock – upon which a dynamic digital asset industry may thrive.
    • What do you do when the markets are down? You BUILD. As both traditional financial institutions and digitally native firms seek to re-orient, reposition and BUILD during the ‘crypto-winter’ – this year’s event will draw attendees into interactive dialogue, intimate roundtable discussions, and knowledge sharing on the most pressing issues facing the industry:
      • Stablecoin and payment tokens
      • Current trading and exchange environments for CeFi and DeFi
      • Digital asset custody
      • Digital asset utility and purpose

      Session topics and structure have been designed to cut through the chaos of the past twelve months and support attendees in taking those crucial next steps in thinking strategically, making the necessary industry connections and building the bedrock for institutional adoption.

Please check back as this listing of conference opportunities is updated regularly. The Global DCA anticipates at least another 2-3 high profile conference event partnerships to benefit and add value for our members, stakeholders and the general public.

DeFi-ING EXPECTATIONS: November 10, 2021

With its roots in blockchain technology and peer-to-peer financial transactions, the world of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is attracting more than just niche investors. Increasingly, institutions are exploring how and in what way they may enhance efficiency, execute transactions more effectively, increase returns on assets, and maximize profits using DeFi. With the proper understanding, risk management and strategic approach, institutions can defy expectations around efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability and take their firm to the next level. TABB Forum and Global DCA are proud to present the DeFi-ing Expectations: Utilizing Decentralized Finance to Drive Institutional Performance Conference Event and VIP Reception series to offer insight on emerging trends, products and applications tailored to the unique needs of the serious institutional investor. Click on the link below to register Download PDF

Global DCA / Government Blockchain Association “National Adoption – Blockchain & Infrastructure” Featuring Merkle Science: Mary Beth Buchanan

In September 2021, the Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association supported the Government Blockchain Association in gathering key representatives from throughout the US national and international blockchain and digital asset industry to share their knowledge openly and freely with the public sector (government and regulator), private sector as well as the general public. In recognition of the need for greater knowledge and understanding the Global DCA session highlighted not only global and national insights but featured a fireside chat with Mary Beth Buchanan, President Americas and Chief Legal Officer at Merkle Americas.

EFRAG Webinar: Accounting for Crypto-assets (liabilities)

On Tuesday 6 July 2021, EFRAG hosted a webinar on the issues related to accounting for crypto-assets (liabilities) under IFRS standards. Olivier Scherer (EFRAG Board member, Chair of the Corporate Reporting Policy Group Accountancy Europe, IFRS Technical leader-PwC France) moderated the event. Speakers and panellists included: Isabel Batista, EFRAG Senior Technical Manager Chiara del Prete, EFRAG TEG Chairwoman Flora Camp, Partner-PwC France Maria Erviti Legara, Member of EFRAG Financial Instruments Working Group, Director of Accounting & Prudential Policies at BBVA Dennis Jullens, EFRAG TEG member, lecturer at the University of Amsterdam Bruce Mackenzie, IASB Board member Vincent Papa, EFRAG Associate Director Renata Szkoda, Board member Global Digital Assets and Cryptocurrencies Association and CFO/COO at Blue Fire Capital Click BELOW to view this event