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Steve Masur at Security Token Summit in Bermuda – March 18-19

By: Steve Masur

The first Blockchain Token Association (BTA) Security Token Summit was held in 2018 and started with an open invitation for those involved in the Security Token Industry to come together and make a commitment to work towards building a common framework on the issuance and trading of security tokens. Now, the BTA is grateful to the Government of Bermuda, the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) and Fintech Bermuda for their partnership in the second Security Token Summit taking place March 18-19, 2019. Learn more and register here.

March 18
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Registration
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Welcome & Cocktail Reception

March 19
7:30 am Registration Opens
8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:45 am Summit Welcome / The New Capital Markets Ecosystem Taxonomy
Jeff Pulver, Blockchain Token Association (USA)
Damian Williams, Blockchain Token Association (USA)
9:00 am – 9:30 am Community/”Lighting Round” Introductions 
9:30 am – 9:45 am Bermuda Regulatory Update
Moad Fahmi, Senior Advisor – FinTech, The Bermuda Monetary Authority
9:45 am – 10:30 am International Security Token Regulatory Discussion
Moderated by Joshua Klayman, Founder and Managing Member of Klayman LLC
Keller Fisher, DLT Law Group (USA)
Robin Sosnow, Digital Securities Law Group (USA)
Steve Masur, Masur Griffitts & LLP (USA)
Alan Konevsky, tZERO (USA)
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:15 am Bermuda Security Token Regulatory Discussion
Moderated by Stan Stalnaker, Chief Strategy Officer, Hub Culture | Ven | Ultra
Chris Garrod, Conyers, Dill & Pearman
Simone Smith-Bean, SBC Corporate Services Limited
Natalie Neto, Walkers
11:15 am – 11:30 am The Industry Need for Interoperability/VTF Overview
Paul Salisbury, BlockchainLabs (New Zealand)
11:30 am – 11:45 pm Fireside Chat with Gabriel Abed, Founder, Bitt (Barbados) with Jeff
11:45 AM – 12:05 pm Caribbean Blockchain Alliance: Update
12:05 pm – 12:25 pm tZERO Update TBA, (USA)
12: 30 pm – 1:30 pm Networking/Lunch
1:30 pm – 1:45 pm FinTech Bermuda Update
Major (Ret’d) Allan Wayne B. Smith, ED, MBA, pmsc (Bermuda)
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm Global STO Business Issues (mega session) with contributions from delegates representing: Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
3:00 pm – 3:10 pm Break
3:10 pm – 3:30 pm Spotlight on Bermuda STOs
Matt Gallant, tribeOS (USA)
James Wallace (Canada)

Andres Banuelos, teknei (Mexico)
Joseba Lekube, teknei (Mexico)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Fireside Chat Premier of Bermuda, the Hon. E David Burt, JP, MP & Jeff Pulver
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Presentation of Security Token Protocol Frameworks
Hyperlink Technology (UAE)
Kodebox (South Korea)
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Show & Tell (Live Demonstrations of Working Solutions in the STO Ecosystem)
Securitize (USA)
Simple ICO (Guatemala)
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Next Steps in Growing the Industry – Group Discussion
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Networking/Summit Concludes

March 20 Security Token Unconference

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Security Token Unconference
Topics and Issues will be determined the week of March 18th by the attending community.
8:00 am – 8:30 am Welcome & Claim Your Session
8:30 am – 11:30 am Sessions 
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Wrap Up

This is an International Gathering with Delegates Representing at least 12+ countries including: Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, UAE, UK, USA