Conference / Seminar, Fintech Thought Leadership Group, Virtual Events & Programming

Deciphering DeFi: Where Blockchain Meets Wall Street

Monday, November 15 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Overview

Could AAVE, Uniswap, Compound, and other emerging cryptocurrencies represent the future of Wall Street? Join our Fintech interest group for an in-depth conversation on the disruptive potential of Decentralized Finance (DeFi)—applications on public blockchains aiming to create financial services without centralized intermediaries. A recent research report from Messari positions DeFi as a set of potential long-term, world-altering solutions to current challenges. Individuals could use this emerging technology to coordinate financial activities peer-to-peer at a global scale. 

Delve into the response of traditional centralized finance (CeFi) institutions, hear objective and diverse perspectives on the current state of DeFi innovation, and explore potential game changers that could impact DeFi’s scalability and adoption potential when you attend this discussion. 

Agenda

6:30 PM | WELCOMING REMARKS


6:35 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION


7:30 PM | Q&A


7:55 PM |  CLOSING REMARKS

Additional Details

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what DeFi means in a broader financial services context
  • Discuss potential outcomes and implications for Wall Street
  • Analyze whether DeFi can scale up to become a disruptive force, or whether it will remain a niche industry segment