When and where is it on?
It runs Monday – Wednesday Oct. 21-23 in Washington DC at three locations. Monday is held at Georgetown Law. Tuesday on Capitol Hill and Wednesday only will be live streamed.
How many years has it been going?
This is the 3rd annual DC Fintech Week
What was the inspiration to start it?
Georgetown Law Professor and DC Fintech Week founder Chris Brummer discusses here:
What exciting things can people look forward to?
Hear from top US regulators, fintech industry leaders, central bankers and more the same week that Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the US Congress on Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency, Libra, that could potentially compete with the US dollar.
What opportunities are on offer for those attending?
Networking and live Q&A with alll keynote speakers.
Who will be speaking?
Monday, Oct. 21
Kenneth Blanco, Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen), U.S. Department of the Treasury
Heath Tarbert, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Jelena McWilliams, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Linda A. Lacewell, Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services
Wednesday, Oct. 23
Brad Garlinghouse, CEO, Ripple
Jay Clayton, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
Joe Lubin, Founder, ConsenSys; Co-founder, Ethereum
What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?
Pay close attention to see what officials say to see where regulation of booming fintech industry may be heading.
3rd annual DC Fintech Week, Day 3, October 23rd, to be live streamed
How can people book tickets / when does it usually sell out?
It’s free and open to the public. Only the third day will be live streamed this year.
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