web3
7 December 2022

Radisson BLU Hotel Lietuva, Vilnius, Lithuania
ONSITE & ONLINE

Planting the touchstones for future WEB 3 vision in Lithuania and Europe.

The event is free of charge for public sector representatives from governmental, research and academic institutions.

What?

Summit is designed to consolidate key stakeholders to talk about the impact the Web3 is about to wield on financial institutions, digital services, information society, individuals as well as regulators and market watchdogs.

Who?

Companies, start-ups, investors, associations, policymakers, and technology leaders from all over the globe to exchange knowledge and discuss the most challenging industry topics.

Why?
  • Gaining understanding of the technology and underlying business models
  • Harnessing fundamental regulatory shifts in the digital society
  • Shaping the Web3 leadership in the region and building the Future

The Event will embrace decentralized finances, DAO, metaverse, crypto economy, digital assets, central bank digital currencies, digital single market, technology convergence, self-sovereign identities, and more.

Together we will talk about regulation, will train on the practical cases and will examine evolving decentralized business models.

Meet the speakers

Nils is a former Europol Dark Web team specialist. Before his role at Europol, Nils was the Project Leader of the Dark Web Unit of the Dutch National Police. He was also the Project Leader of Operation Gravesac/Bayonet, coordinating the takeover and takedown of the dark web marketplaces Hansa Market and Alphabay.

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Nils Andersen-Röed
Head of Intelligence and Investigations EMEA @ Binance
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Nils is a former Europol Dark Web team specialist. Before his role at Europol, Nils was the Project Leader of the Dark Web Unit of the Dutch National Police. He was also the Project Leader of Operation Gravesac/Bayonet, coordinating the takeover and takedown of the dark web marketplaces Hansa Market and Alphabay.

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Andrius is a passionate Web3 visionary and outstanding international business development professional with a deep passion for emerging technologies and innovations. As a market professional, he is an active participant in governmental and institutional working groups and projects setting the regulatory framework for digital assets in Lithuania and the European Union. Andrius is also a representative of Blockchain Lithuania.

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Andrius Bartminas
Co-Founder and CEO @ SUPER HOW?
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Andrius is a passionate Web3 visionary and outstanding international business development professional with a deep passion for emerging technologies and innovations. As a market professional, he is an active participant in governmental and institutional working groups and projects setting the regulatory framework for digital assets in Lithuania and the European Union. Andrius is also a representative of Blockchain Lithuania.

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Martin is a technology entrepreneur, executive, investor, and former senior public policy leader. He has an extensive expertise in building transformational deep tech companies, as well as from top echelons of national and international policymaking in the areas of finance and innovations. Martin has held executive, board, and advisory positions in several highly innovative, R&D- based companies, including AeroMobil, and a cancer immunotherapy start up Camarque. He was also a Board Member of the European Stability Mechanism (previously EFSF) and Senior Director and Head of Europe at the World Economic Forum.

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Martin Bruncko
Executive Vice President for Europe @ Binance
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Martin is a technology entrepreneur, executive, investor, and former senior public policy leader. He has an extensive expertise in building transformational deep tech companies, as well as from top echelons of national and international policymaking in the areas of finance and innovations. Martin has held executive, board, and advisory positions in several highly innovative, R&D- based companies, including AeroMobil, and a cancer immunotherapy start up Camarque. He was also a Board Member of the European Stability Mechanism (previously EFSF) and Senior Director and Head of Europe at the World Economic Forum.

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After gaining experience in the fields of innovation facilitation and commercialisation of businesses, backed by LL.M. from Tel Aviv University in Technology Law, Skaistė has formed an unconventional set of multidisciplinary skills as a legal entrepreneur. Until recently she has been consulting Asian Fintechs on their business establishment and development in Lithuania. In the past Skaistė has also led and managed associations like National Association of Creative and Cultural Industries, Lithuanian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association and is now the Managing Director of Crypto Economy Organisation. 

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Skaistė Budbergytė-Zabielaitė
Managing Director @ Crypto Economy Organisation
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After gaining experience in the fields of innovation facilitation and commercialisation of businesses, backed by LL.M. from Tel Aviv University in Technology Law, Skaistė has formed an unconventional set of multidisciplinary skills as a legal entrepreneur. Until recently she has been consulting Asian Fintechs on their business establishment and development in Lithuania. In the past Skaistė has also led and managed associations like National Association of Creative and Cultural Industries, Lithuanian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association and is now the Managing Director of Crypto Economy Organisation. 

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Mindaugas is partner with TGS Baltic, head of Technology and Media Group. With over 20 years of practise in IT law, he manages the most complex and innovative IT, data and media projects. Mindaugas is active writer and vocal speaker on AI, Metaverse and blockchain law.

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Mindaugas Civilka
Partner @ TGS Baltic
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Mindaugas is partner with TGS Baltic, head of Technology and Media Group. With over 20 years of practise in IT law, he manages the most complex and innovative IT, data and media projects. Mindaugas is active writer and vocal speaker on AI, Metaverse and blockchain law.

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Mobility Nerd | Web3 Explorer | Gamer since 1992 | Innovation Weapon Dealer | Futurist | Regeneration Advocate | Neogeneralist

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Valentina Contini
Innovation strategist @ Diconium, digital agency part of the Volkswagen group
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Mobility Nerd | Web3 Explorer | Gamer since 1992 | Innovation Weapon Dealer | Futurist | Regeneration Advocate | Neogeneralist

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Emanuele has a deep-rooted belief for distributed computing, and zero-knowledge cryptography. Through Dusk Network he developed the first institution-grade network enabling people to exert direct control over any financial asset they own. Over the last 4 years his team has been building the leading protocol for regulated decentralized finance, and contributed to accelerate the world’s transition towards a DLT-backed economy. Emanuele’s interest in decentralized propositions started when he developed sensor networks in avionics over 20 years ago. After which, he led various multi-disciplinary development teams and R&D departments in delivering multimillion technology projects for both top corporate organizations (Tomtom, Commerzbank, Vitrociset, etc), as well as the companies he created.

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Emanuele Francioni
Founder and Director @ Dusk Network
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Emanuele has a deep-rooted belief for distributed computing, and zero-knowledge cryptography. Through Dusk Network he developed the first institution-grade network enabling people to exert direct control over any financial asset they own. Over the last 4 years his team has been building the leading protocol for regulated decentralized finance, and contributed to accelerate the world’s transition towards a DLT-backed economy. Emanuele’s interest in decentralized propositions started when he developed sensor networks in avionics over 20 years ago. After which, he led various multi-disciplinary development teams and R&D departments in delivering multimillion technology projects for both top corporate organizations (Tomtom, Commerzbank, Vitrociset, etc), as well as the companies he created.

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Sharon is a USTP ambassador in Israel, is a writer, architect of change, expert on communities, on innovation and management, leadership and sustainability.

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Sharon Gal-Or
Author and Sustainability & Leadership Architect of Change
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Sharon is a USTP ambassador in Israel, is a writer, architect of change, expert on communities, on innovation and management, leadership and sustainability.

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Janet is the Chainalysis Head of Policy for Europe, supporting public and private sectors in understanding the latest developments of crypto assets and their interactions with regulatory trends and requirements. Before joining Chainalysis the blockchain data platform, she was a financial and security policy maker in the Hong Kong Government and then the Financial Action Task Force Secretariat, the international standard-setter for money laundering and the financing of terrorism and proliferation. Her recent work includes negotiating the FATF Standards on Virtual Assets, Virtual Assets Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Red Flag Indicators, and Proliferation Financing Risk Assessment Guidance. She was also responsible for conducting FATF Mutual Evaluations on FATF member countries, FATF Reviews on hig

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Janet Ho
Head of Policy for Europe @ Chainalysis
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Janet is the Chainalysis Head of Policy for Europe, supporting public and private sectors in understanding the latest developments of crypto assets and their interactions with regulatory trends and requirements. Before joining Chainalysis the blockchain data platform, she was a financial and security policy maker in the Hong Kong Government and then the Financial Action Task Force Secretariat, the international standard-setter for money laundering and the financing of terrorism and proliferation. Her recent work includes negotiating the FATF Standards on Virtual Assets, Virtual Assets Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Red Flag Indicators, and Proliferation Financing Risk Assessment Guidance. She was also responsible for conducting FATF Mutual Evaluations on FATF member countries, FATF Reviews on hig

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Antti is an IP and Tech attorney, the founder and CEO of Dot., a legal design and legal tech venture, and the former Managing Partner of Dottir Attorneys. Dot. is the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2018 finalist and winner of the most significant design prize in the Nordics, Fennia Grand Prix (2020). In addition to his career as a lawyer, he also runs the NFT startup FUNGI, is co-author of the first Finnish book on blockchain. Antti is a well-known innovator in the legal field and frequently requested presenter at various legal seminars.

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Antti Innanen
Chief Executive Officer @ Dot. Legal Design
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Antti is an IP and Tech attorney, the founder and CEO of Dot., a legal design and legal tech venture, and the former Managing Partner of Dottir Attorneys. Dot. is the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2018 finalist and winner of the most significant design prize in the Nordics, Fennia Grand Prix (2020). In addition to his career as a lawyer, he also runs the NFT startup FUNGI, is co-author of the first Finnish book on blockchain. Antti is a well-known innovator in the legal field and frequently requested presenter at various legal seminars.

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Odeta is catalyst fashiontech expert, next-gen digital experiences strategist and foundress of Storyfounders. On top of leading global tech projects at IBM, her personal work focuses on the future consumer, digital culture research, innovations and immersive tech inclusion into brands’ customers’ journeys.

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Odeta Jacė
Next-gen digital experiences strategist @ Storyfounders
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Odeta is catalyst fashiontech expert, next-gen digital experiences strategist and foundress of Storyfounders. On top of leading global tech projects at IBM, her personal work focuses on the future consumer, digital culture research, innovations and immersive tech inclusion into brands’ customers’ journeys.

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Recently Marius joined SuperHow, private research laboratory where he will lead Research and Innovation in the area of future financial infrastructure. For almost ten years Mr. Marius Jurgilas was holding a position of the Board Member of the Bank of Lithuania (a central bank and integrated regulator, part of the Eurosystem). Mr. Jurgilas was in charge of payment systems, asset management, research, supervision, cash, physical and cybersecurity. He was also a member of the Eurosystem High-Level Task Force on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and a Chair of the BIS Innovation Network Working Group on CBDC. During the tenure of Mr. Jurgilas, Lithuania has emerged as a top jurisdiction for fintech companies within the EU under the leadership of the Bank of Lithuania, forging his reputation as a leading thinker on the future of banking.  Prior to joining the Bank of Lithuania, Mr. Jurgilas worked as Economist at Norges Bank and the Bank of England, a researcher at the European Central Bank, and gained academic experience in the US.

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Marius Jurgilas
SVP Research and Innovations @ SUPER HOW?
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Recently Marius joined SuperHow, private research laboratory where he will lead Research and Innovation in the area of future financial infrastructure. For almost ten years Mr. Marius Jurgilas was holding a position of the Board Member of the Bank of Lithuania (a central bank and integrated regulator, part of the Eurosystem). Mr. Jurgilas was in charge of payment systems, asset management, research, supervision, cash, physical and cybersecurity. He was also a member of the Eurosystem High-Level Task Force on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and a Chair of the BIS Innovation Network Working Group on CBDC. During the tenure of Mr. Jurgilas, Lithuania has emerged as a top jurisdiction for fintech companies within the EU under the leadership of the Bank of Lithuania, forging his reputation as a leading thinker on the future of banking.  Prior to joining the Bank of Lithuania, Mr. Jurgilas worked as Economist at Norges Bank and the Bank of England, a researcher at the European Central Bank, and gained academic experience in the US.

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Robertas is a 34 year old entrepreneur, operating in 3 main fields of businesses. Covering IRl fashion house, digital ventures in web3, and Production design  company specialising in commercial video production. He started as a set designer on TV sets, and moved on from that to Fashion, Influence and web3 spaces. Frequent speaker on various topics from Future of fashion, sustainability and creativity, he also endorses social aspects which usually involves call to act actions.

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Robert Kalinkin
Founder and Creative Director @ Robert Kalinkin | the Rebels
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Robertas is a 34 year old entrepreneur, operating in 3 main fields of businesses. Covering IRl fashion house, digital ventures in web3, and Production design  company specialising in commercial video production. He started as a set designer on TV sets, and moved on from that to Fashion, Influence and web3 spaces. Frequent speaker on various topics from Future of fashion, sustainability and creativity, he also endorses social aspects which usually involves call to act actions.

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Vytautas is an entrepreneur and a community builder. He is a deep tech and Next Reality enthusiast and visionary, diving deep into the world of token economics, securitization, digital innovations, and crypto economy development. Vytautas is also a co-founder and digital innovations hero at SUPER HOW? – a private DARQ technologies lab; a co-founder of Blockchain Lithuania competence centre; a member of Vilnius City Council.

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Vytautas Kašėta
President @ Crypto Economy Organisation
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Vytautas is an entrepreneur and a community builder. He is a deep tech and Next Reality enthusiast and visionary, diving deep into the world of token economics, securitization, digital innovations, and crypto economy development. Vytautas is also a co-founder and digital innovations hero at SUPER HOW? – a private DARQ technologies lab; a co-founder of Blockchain Lithuania competence centre; a member of Vilnius City Council.

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Ryan is a big advocate of privacy and regulation in blockchain technology. He talks about opportunities and limitations in crypto legislation such as “Markets in Crypto Assets” (MiCA), and the far-reaching implications for all crypto projects that wish to operate in the EU. Together with Dusk, he is bringing the benefits of DeFi to the regulated space. Ryan has previously worked in startups, establishing several companies and running two venture capital-backed accelerator programs. He has also taught at universities in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland, and mentored at a number of incubators worldwide.

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Ryan King
Head of Business Development @ Dusk Network
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Ryan is a big advocate of privacy and regulation in blockchain technology. He talks about opportunities and limitations in crypto legislation such as “Markets in Crypto Assets” (MiCA), and the far-reaching implications for all crypto projects that wish to operate in the EU. Together with Dusk, he is bringing the benefits of DeFi to the regulated space. Ryan has previously worked in startups, establishing several companies and running two venture capital-backed accelerator programs. He has also taught at universities in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland, and mentored at a number of incubators worldwide.

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Gediminas has extensive experience in the provision of legal and tax solutions for national and international clients engaged in crypto, WEB3, blockchain, and neo-banking activities. Gediminas has supported local enterprises in expanding their businesses globally, and global businesses in establishing their operations locally in Lithuania as a means to enter the European market with a complete set of professional services in every stage of the commercial cycle – from incorporation and licensing to everyday affairs.

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Gediminas Laucius
Legal & Tax Services Partner @ LEWBEN
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Gediminas has extensive experience in the provision of legal and tax solutions for national and international clients engaged in crypto, WEB3, blockchain, and neo-banking activities. Gediminas has supported local enterprises in expanding their businesses globally, and global businesses in establishing their operations locally in Lithuania as a means to enter the European market with a complete set of professional services in every stage of the commercial cycle – from incorporation and licensing to everyday affairs.

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Before joining the fintech and web3 industries, Liucija worked with several news media outlets, both online and on television. Her work experience in Lithuania and studies in the Netherlands and Hungary have helped Liucija harness skills in management, production, and research. Liucija is one of the core team members behind the DecentWorld platform, a Swiss-owned metaverse recently named the most innovative NFT project in Europe.

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Liucija Lenkauskaitė-Stankevičė
Project Lead @ DecentWorld
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Before joining the fintech and web3 industries, Liucija worked with several news media outlets, both online and on television. Her work experience in Lithuania and studies in the Netherlands and Hungary have helped Liucija harness skills in management, production, and research. Liucija is one of the core team members behind the DecentWorld platform, a Swiss-owned metaverse recently named the most innovative NFT project in Europe.

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Winston is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of CloudTree Ventures, a seed to early growth stage venture capital firm empowering interactive entertainment companies. He is currently the board Chairman of Nasdaq-listed MCAA, a European tech SPAC, a board member of International Data Center Authority (IDCA), an advisory board member of Capgemini, and an Adjunct Professor at NYU Law School.

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Winston Ma 
Co-Founder and Managing Partner @ CloudTree Ventures
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Winston is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of CloudTree Ventures, a seed to early growth stage venture capital firm empowering interactive entertainment companies. He is currently the board Chairman of Nasdaq-listed MCAA, a European tech SPAC, a board member of International Data Center Authority (IDCA), an advisory board member of Capgemini, and an Adjunct Professor at NYU Law School.

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Lilija is an Investigations Specialist at Binance’s Investigations Team that deals with special, urgent, and complex investigations. She mainly focuses on the Nordic-Baltic and Eastern European countries. Before joining Binance, she was a Seconded National Expert at Europol’s SIRIUS Team, which is considered to be the central EU hub of knowledge and excellence in the area of cross-border access to e-evidence for law enforcement.

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Lilija Mažeikienė
Investigations Specialist @ Binance
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Lilija is an Investigations Specialist at Binance’s Investigations Team that deals with special, urgent, and complex investigations. She mainly focuses on the Nordic-Baltic and Eastern European countries. Before joining Binance, she was a Seconded National Expert at Europol’s SIRIUS Team, which is considered to be the central EU hub of knowledge and excellence in the area of cross-border access to e-evidence for law enforcement.

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Aragorn is an explorer and early adopter with a massive passion for technology, psychology, and the humanities. Aragorn spends his time dreaming and talking about Blockchain, AI, XR, Transhumanism, the Metaverse, and how they will change civilization as we know it.

He has now dedicated his life to helping humanity find its way into a new Age, the Virtual Age, spreading Metavangelism one stage at a time.

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Aragorn Meulendijks
Former CMO, Strategic Advisor and Metavangelist @ YOM
Futurist, Speaker @ ItsMrMetaverse
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Aragorn is an explorer and early adopter with a massive passion for technology, psychology, and the humanities. Aragorn spends his time dreaming and talking about Blockchain, AI, XR, Transhumanism, the Metaverse, and how they will change civilization as we know it.

He has now dedicated his life to helping humanity find its way into a new Age, the Virtual Age, spreading Metavangelism one stage at a time.

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Ken is a serial entrepreneur working in the space between technology design and data, building new products to solve some of the biggest problems in the industry. With more than 20-years of experience in digital transformation, Ken has a proven track record of delivering innovative products and consumer experiences for companies around the globe, ranging from startups to Fortune 500. His past and present clients include Eltek, GE, HP, Harrods, Hydro, Toyota, Sony, Audi, Telenor, Total, Statoil, Visa and Ubisoft.

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Ken Olling
CEO @ Meld Finance
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Ken is a serial entrepreneur working in the space between technology design and data, building new products to solve some of the biggest problems in the industry. With more than 20-years of experience in digital transformation, Ken has a proven track record of delivering innovative products and consumer experiences for companies around the globe, ranging from startups to Fortune 500. His past and present clients include Eltek, GE, HP, Harrods, Hydro, Toyota, Sony, Audi, Telenor, Total, Statoil, Visa and Ubisoft.

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As a Senior Solutions Architect for Chainalysis, Christoph helps Chainalysis customers across the central and eastern european regions whenever it comes to technical questions, solutions or integrations of the Chainalysis products.  

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Christoph Puhl
Senior Solutions Architect @ Chainalysis
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As a Senior Solutions Architect for Chainalysis, Christoph helps Chainalysis customers across the central and eastern european regions whenever it comes to technical questions, solutions or integrations of the Chainalysis products.  

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Asse is a Estonian leading cryptocurrency expert, co-founder of Estonian Cryptocurrency Association, board member of Change invest, co-founder of Redcurry and passionate about the crypto industry evolving in Estonia and widely across the world. He has done cooperation with the Estonian public and private sector, being the advisor for regulators, police and government and giving lectures on many different interest groups.

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Asse Sauga
Author of book “The Bitcoin wave – Catch the wave and learn to surf on it!”
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Asse is a Estonian leading cryptocurrency expert, co-founder of Estonian Cryptocurrency Association, board member of Change invest, co-founder of Redcurry and passionate about the crypto industry evolving in Estonia and widely across the world. He has done cooperation with the Estonian public and private sector, being the advisor for regulators, police and government and giving lectures on many different interest groups.

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René is Director of Global Innovation at Valorem Reply and leader of the Spatial Computing and Metaverse practice at Reply working with teams across the globe on emerging technologies like 3D volumetric video streaming, Remote Rendering, VPS, the AR Cloud Real-World Metaverse. Being a trusted advisor for the clients and providing business value by supporting project execution ranging from discovery, envisioning and strategic consulting to technical implementation. He is a creative developer, thought leader and digital content creator with a passion for UX, (Edge) Cloud computing and deep technical knowledge from more than 15 years in VR/AR, Spatial Computing technology and 3D programming, developing for the Microsoft HoloLens since 2015 pioneering many Mixed Reality innovations. He coded AI deep learning neural networks for 15 years and is leveraging modern AI to empower humans and Quantum Computing for today’s impact.

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René Schulte
Director of Global Innovation @ Valorem Reply and leader of the Spatial Computing and Metaverse practice @ Reply
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René is Director of Global Innovation at Valorem Reply and leader of the Spatial Computing and Metaverse practice at Reply working with teams across the globe on emerging technologies like 3D volumetric video streaming, Remote Rendering, VPS, the AR Cloud Real-World Metaverse. Being a trusted advisor for the clients and providing business value by supporting project execution ranging from discovery, envisioning and strategic consulting to technical implementation. He is a creative developer, thought leader and digital content creator with a passion for UX, (Edge) Cloud computing and deep technical knowledge from more than 15 years in VR/AR, Spatial Computing technology and 3D programming, developing for the Microsoft HoloLens since 2015 pioneering many Mixed Reality innovations. He coded AI deep learning neural networks for 15 years and is leveraging modern AI to empower humans and Quantum Computing for today’s impact.

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Lina is the Author of The Wearables Daily, a Metaverse fashion newsletter, Contributor journalist at Hackernoon, NFTPlazas, and Blockster. She is currently working on a marketplace to sell and buy digital fashion NFTs, Ex-fashion editor, Decentraland NFT wearables collector. Her experience includes founding the online fashion news media abstractstylist.com and working as a global tech PR at cybernews.com, where she published cybersecurity research at the biggest media outlets worldwide.

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Lina Survila
Metaverse fashion journalist & creator @ The Wearables Daily and Contributor journalist @ Hackernoon, NFTPlazas, and Blockster
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Lina is the Author of The Wearables Daily, a Metaverse fashion newsletter, Contributor journalist at Hackernoon, NFTPlazas, and Blockster. She is currently working on a marketplace to sell and buy digital fashion NFTs, Ex-fashion editor, Decentraland NFT wearables collector. Her experience includes founding the online fashion news media abstractstylist.com and working as a global tech PR at cybernews.com, where she published cybersecurity research at the biggest media outlets worldwide.

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Juras is a world champion of kyokushin karate. Juras has masters degree in mathematics and black belt in karate. While seeking for universal meanings across these different disciplines, he found a way to combine them into an operating system of success which helped him win world championship and get a special award as a best fighter of the tournament.

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Juras Sokolovas
World champion of Kyokushin Karate
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Juras is a world champion of kyokushin karate. Juras has masters degree in mathematics and black belt in karate. While seeking for universal meanings across these different disciplines, he found a way to combine them into an operating system of success which helped him win world championship and get a special award as a best fighter of the tournament.

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Janis is is a Sales Director at Fireblocks, covering Central Eastern Europe, Germany, and Austria. Fireblocks provides the worldwide leading infrastructure platform to store and transfer digital assets. In his current role at Fireblocks, he helps crypto natives, financial institutions, and corporates to build, secure, scale, and grow their digital assets business. Prior to Fireblocks,  Janis worked at Google and Blackrock in customer-facing roles where he gained a strong understanding of financial markets and technological innovations. He is passionate about emerging technologies and is convinced that web3 will significantly change how our society will interact and how businesses will operate in near future. Janis Holds a Msc. in Finance and Bsc. in Banking & Finance and is always open for discussions around all things tech, finance, fintech, and blockchain / web3.

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Janis Strelnieks
Sales Director, CEE, DE & AT @ Fireblocks
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Janis is is a Sales Director at Fireblocks, covering Central Eastern Europe, Germany, and Austria. Fireblocks provides the worldwide leading infrastructure platform to store and transfer digital assets. In his current role at Fireblocks, he helps crypto natives, financial institutions, and corporates to build, secure, scale, and grow their digital assets business. Prior to Fireblocks,  Janis worked at Google and Blackrock in customer-facing roles where he gained a strong understanding of financial markets and technological innovations. He is passionate about emerging technologies and is convinced that web3 will significantly change how our society will interact and how businesses will operate in near future. Janis Holds a Msc. in Finance and Bsc. in Banking & Finance and is always open for discussions around all things tech, finance, fintech, and blockchain / web3.

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Renata is business and people growth consultant & coach, former CEO and current Board member of FinTech companies. Mentor, Key note speaker of Women Go Tech programme. In her more than 26 years of professional carrier she has been taking leading roles as Head Of Change Delivery, Head of Innovation centre, CEO and other.

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Renata Šumskaitė
President @ Crypto Assets organisation
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Renata is business and people growth consultant & coach, former CEO and current Board member of FinTech companies. Mentor, Key note speaker of Women Go Tech programme. In her more than 26 years of professional carrier she has been taking leading roles as Head Of Change Delivery, Head of Innovation centre, CEO and other.

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Dr. Paolo is a digital economist specialising in P2P financial systems. An expert on digital innovation, DLT, and complex systems, Dr. Tasca has been an advisor on DLT for international organizations, such as the EU Parliament and the United Nations. He has also performed the role of Lead Economist on digital currencies and P2P financial systems at the German Central Bank (Deutsche Bundesbank) in Frankfurt. Dr. Tasca is also a Professor of Digital Technologies and Business Strategy at University College London (UCL), where he is also Founder and Executive Director of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT).

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Paolo Tasca
Executive Director @ UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies
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Dr. Paolo is a digital economist specialising in P2P financial systems. An expert on digital innovation, DLT, and complex systems, Dr. Tasca has been an advisor on DLT for international organizations, such as the EU Parliament and the United Nations. He has also performed the role of Lead Economist on digital currencies and P2P financial systems at the German Central Bank (Deutsche Bundesbank) in Frankfurt. Dr. Tasca is also a Professor of Digital Technologies and Business Strategy at University College London (UCL), where he is also Founder and Executive Director of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT).

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Daniel heads Government Affairs for Europe and MENA for Binance and also runs Binance Global Advisory Board. He has been an Honorary Professor in Economics at the School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London since 2020 and was a consultant to the IMF prior to joining Binance. Previously Daniel spent a decade as Global Head, Government and Regulatory Affairs at Deutsche Bank, Saitandard Chartered and Barclays.

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Daniel Trinder
Vice President for Government Affairs @ Binance
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Daniel heads Government Affairs for Europe and MENA for Binance and also runs Binance Global Advisory Board. He has been an Honorary Professor in Economics at the School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London since 2020 and was a consultant to the IMF prior to joining Binance. Previously Daniel spent a decade as Global Head, Government and Regulatory Affairs at Deutsche Bank, Saitandard Chartered and Barclays.

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Mindaugas is a Free and Independent human being, who has worked on C level positions in the telecommunication sector in Lithuania, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan. Developing and growing own businesses, invests into technology startups. For the last 3 years has been CEO of Digitech association Infobalt and is serving as a member of the management boards in retail and tech companies. 

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Mindaugas Ubartas
CEO @ DigiTech Sector Association INFOBALT
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Mindaugas is a Free and Independent human being, who has worked on C level positions in the telecommunication sector in Lithuania, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan. Developing and growing own businesses, invests into technology startups. For the last 3 years has been CEO of Digitech association Infobalt and is serving as a member of the management boards in retail and tech companies. 

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Diederik heads up the Mid-Market Sales Team at Chainalysis, working with up and coming crypto/web3 businesses. He previously studied Politics with International Relations at the University of York before moving to business development roles in other tech start ups in Berlin and Vancouver. He has been with Chainalysis since March of 2018 and is based out of London. 

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Diederik Van Wersch
Director Mid-Market EMEA @ Chainalysis
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Diederik heads up the Mid-Market Sales Team at Chainalysis, working with up and coming crypto/web3 businesses. He previously studied Politics with International Relations at the University of York before moving to business development roles in other tech start ups in Berlin and Vancouver. He has been with Chainalysis since March of 2018 and is based out of London. 

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Kabir has a multi-year experience in strategic business consulting, multi-stakeholder negotiations and project management, socio-economic cost-benefit analysis, policy design as well as held executive positions in the past. Now Kabir is a co-founder and CEO of a deep tech startup NuNet, building a global economy of decentralized computing that leverages state of the art compute technologies and web3.0 technologies.

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Kabir Veitas
Co-Founder & CEO @ NuNet
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Kabir has a multi-year experience in strategic business consulting, multi-stakeholder negotiations and project management, socio-economic cost-benefit analysis, policy design as well as held executive positions in the past. Now Kabir is a co-founder and CEO of a deep tech startup NuNet, building a global economy of decentralized computing that leverages state of the art compute technologies and web3.0 technologies.

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Indrė is an undercover lawyer, co-founder of Robert Kalinkin, a street couture fashion house for over 10 years and currently – founder of The Rebels, a web3 fashion venture that aims to bridge IRL and digital fashion via blockchain technology. She is a fierce supporter of women in web3 & passionate advocate for equality and inclusivity in this decentralized world. 

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Indrė Viltrakytė
Co-Founder @ Robert Kalinkin, Founder & CEO @ The Rebels
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Indrė is an undercover lawyer, co-founder of Robert Kalinkin, a street couture fashion house for over 10 years and currently – founder of The Rebels, a web3 fashion venture that aims to bridge IRL and digital fashion via blockchain technology. She is a fierce supporter of women in web3 & passionate advocate for equality and inclusivity in this decentralized world. 

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Sylvain is founder and CEO of FileChain which provides next-generation enterprise ledgers and treasuries for any group of business actors and consumers to run and to grow large-scale decentralized marketplaces and Web3 platforms. Prior to FileChain, Sylvain was CTO at CyanConnode, a world leader in radio mesh connectivity for industrial IoT devices and CTO at Qobuz, a platform for millions of users to download and to stream high-quality music.

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Sylvain Vittecoq
Founder & CEO @ FileChain
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Sylvain is founder and CEO of FileChain which provides next-generation enterprise ledgers and treasuries for any group of business actors and consumers to run and to grow large-scale decentralized marketplaces and Web3 platforms. Prior to FileChain, Sylvain was CTO at CyanConnode, a world leader in radio mesh connectivity for industrial IoT devices and CTO at Qobuz, a platform for millions of users to download and to stream high-quality music.

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For over a decade, Sasha has woven the physical, digital, and virtual in luxury, premium, and pop-culture ecosystems. As a marketing and communications leader she has pioneered new ways of connecting brands with consumers in house at H&M, Nike, SOREL, Superplastic, and agency side, at HAVAS. Her proven ability to meld  elements of sustainability and gamification with fashion and retail, while balancing data and creative storytelling has yielded authentic consumer-focused programs across industries, and resulted in her being awarded the Chief Marketing Officer of the year award by The CMO Club. Currently, Sasha  translates Web3 opportunities, with a focus on connecting heritage, fashion, and luxury brands with their audiences while building community with clients and partners. 


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Sasha Wallinger 
Head of Web3 and Metaverse Strategy @ Journey
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For over a decade, Sasha has woven the physical, digital, and virtual in luxury, premium, and pop-culture ecosystems. As a marketing and communications leader she has pioneered new ways of connecting brands with consumers in house at H&M, Nike, SOREL, Superplastic, and agency side, at HAVAS. Her proven ability to meld  elements of sustainability and gamification with fashion and retail, while balancing data and creative storytelling has yielded authentic consumer-focused programs across industries, and resulted in her being awarded the Chief Marketing Officer of the year award by The CMO Club. Currently, Sasha  translates Web3 opportunities, with a focus on connecting heritage, fashion, and luxury brands with their audiences while building community with clients and partners. 


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Programme
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Alfa hall | Inovations & visions
08:00- 09:00

Registration & Welcome coffee

09:00-09:15

Opening speech by Aušrinė Armonaitė
(Minister of Economy and Innovation)
Opening introduction by MCs

09:15-09:30

Martin Bruncko (Executive Vice President for Europe @ Binance)
Can Europe be a global leader in Web3?

09:30- 10:00

Keynote Speaker Paolo Tasca (Executive Director @ UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies)
The Web3 Economy

10:00- 10:15

Winston Ma (Co-Founder and Managing Partner @ CloudTree Ventures)
Three-way currency war in metaverse: crypto, big tech tokens, and CBDC

10:15- 10:30

René Schulte (Director of Global Innovation @ Valorem Reply and leader of the Spatial Computing and Metaverse practice @ Reply)
The Future of Computing with Spatial Computing and Metaverse Technologies

10:30-11:15

Coffee break
Networking lounge

11:15-11:30

Valentina Contini (Innovation strategist @ Diconium, digital agency part of the Volkswagen group)
Gaming and its relationship with the Metaverse

11:30-12:00

Keynote Speaker Aragorn Meulendijks (Former CMO, Strategic Advisor and Metavangelist @ YOM Futurist, Speaker @ ItsMrMetaverse)
The Metaverse Hype: propped up by fraud, speculation and misunderstanding

12:00-12:45

Panel Discussion “Metaverse: openness, safety and accessibility”
Moderator Mindaugas Civilka (Partner @ TGS Baltic)
Panelists:

  • René Schulte (Director of Global Innovation @ Valorem Reply and leader of the Spatial Computing and Metaverse practice @ Reply)
  • Valentina Contini (Innovation strategist @ Diconium, digital agency part of the Volkswagen group)
  • Aragorn Meulendijks  (Former CMO, Strategic Advisor and Metavangelist @ YOM Futurist, Speaker @ ItsMrMetaverse)
  • Mindaugas Ubartas (CEO @ DigiTech Sector Association INFOBALT)
12:45- 13:45

Lunch 

13:45- 14:00

Sasha Wallinger (Head of Web3 and Metaverse Strategy @ Journey)
Fashioning the Metaverse: Opportunities Across Web3 For Fashion

14:00- 14:30

Keynote Speaker Kabir Veitas (Co-Founder & CEO @ NuNet)
Web3 — enhancing human socio-economic systems (?)

14:30- 14:45

Diederik Van Wersch (Director Mid-Market EMEA @ Chainalysis)
Web3: Promises and Pitfalls

14:45- 15:00

Odeta Valiuškytė-Jacė (Next-gen digital experiences strategist @ Storyfounders)
Web3 Fashion Playbook: brands playing, consumers paying (& vice versa)

15:00- 15:45

Panel Discussion “Web3: identities, data and digital assets”
Moderator Vytautas Kašėta (President @ Crypto Economy)

Panelists:

  • Sylvain Vittecoq (Founder & CEO @ FileChain)
  • Emanuele Francioni (Founder and Director @ Dusk Network)
  • Paolo Tasca TBC
  • Kabir Veitas (Co-Founder & CEO @ NuNet)
  • Odeta Valiuškytė-Jacė (Next-gen digital experiences strategist @ Storyfounders)
15:45- 16:30

Coffee break
Networking lounge

16:30-16:45

Christoph Puhl (Senior Solutions Architect @ Chainalysis)
Let’s talk about apes!

16:45-17:30

Redefining success in Web3 terms
Moderator Skaiste Budbergyte-Zabielaite (Managing Director @ Crypto Economy Organisation)
Panelists:

  • Indrė Viltrakytė (Co-Founder @ Robert Kalinkin, Founder & CEO @ The Rebels)
  • Lina Survila (Metaverse fashion journalist & creator @ The Wearables Daily and Contributor journalist @ Hackernoon, NFTPlazas, and Blockster)
  • Juras Sokolovas (world champion of kyokushin karate)
  • Liucija Lenkauskaite-Stankevice (Project Lead @ DecentWorld)
17:30-18:00

Robert Kalinkin (Founder & Creative Director @ ROBERT KALINKIN)
KALINKIN | The Rebels

18:00

End of Summit

18:00- 21:00

Networking Event  (Lobby of the Conference Centre)
Admission: complimentary for all attendees

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Beta Hall | Compliance & regulation
08:00- 09:00

Registration & Welcome coffee

09:00- 09:15

Opening speech
Opening introduction by MCs

 

09:15- 09:45

Keynote Speaker Daniel Trinder (Vice President for Government Affairs @ Binance)
Why regulating Crypto and digital assets matters: Global perspectives

09:45-10:30

Fireside chat with Janet Ho (Head of EU policy @ Chainalysis), Daniel Trinder (Vice President for Government Affairs @ Binance) and government official.
Moderator: Renata Šumskaitė (President @ Crypto Assets Organisation)
Panelists:

  • Janet Ho (Head of EU policy @ Chainalysis)
  • Daniel Trinder (Vice President for Government Affairs @ Binance)
  • Karolis Žemaitis (Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania)
  • Simonas Krėpšta (Board Member @ Bank of Lithuania)
10:30- 11:15

Coffee break

11:15- 11:45

Keynote Speakers Nils Andersen-Röed (Head of Intelligence and Investigations EMEA @ Binance) and Lilija Mažeikienė (Investigations Specialist @ Binance)
Disrupting criminal (mis)use of cryptocurrencies

11:45- 12:00

Sylvain Vittecoq (Founder & CEO @ FileChain)
Which Web3 ledgers to scale and to comply ?

12:00- 12:45

Panel Discussion “New European and national regulation of crypto activities – challenges and opportunities“
Moderator Gediminas Laucius (Legal & Tax Services Partner @ LEWBEN)

Panelists:

  • Martin Bruncko (Executive Vice President for Europe @ Binance)
  • Diederik Van Wersch (Director Mid-Market EMEA)
  • Ryan King (Head of Business development @ Dusk.Network)
  • Mindaugas Liutvinskas (Vice-Minister @ the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania)
12:45- 13:45

Lunch

13:45- 14:00

Ken Olling  (CEO @ Meld Finance)
CeDeFI: untangling crypto chaos

14:00-14:15

Tim Bruckmann (Founder @ IAMX AG)
TBC

14:15- 14:30

European Commission Speaker TBC
TBC

14:30- 15:15

Panel Discussion “Web3: What next for digital transformation in Lithuania?”
Moderator Marius Jurgilas (SVP of Research & Innovation @ Super How?)
Panelists:

  • Dina Lurje (Nord Security)
  • Vaida Markevičienė (Vice-Minister @ the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania)
  • Sigitas Mitkus (Adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania)
  • The Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania, Committee of the Future
15:15- 15:30

Ryan King (Head of Business development @ Dusk.Network)
Taming the Frontier: Why We Need Regulation in the Web3 Space

15:30-15:45

Janis Strelnieks (Sales Director, CEE, DE & AT @ Fireblocks)
Building guardrails to mitigating risks: counterparty, liquidity, security, regulatory

15:45- 16:30

Coffee break
Networking lounge

16:30- 16:45

Antti Innanen (Chief Executive Officer @ Dot. Legal Design)
Law3 – how web3 ideas might transform legal services”

16:45- 17:15

Keynote Asse Sauga (Author of book “The Bitcoin wave – Catch the wave and learn to surf on it!”)
Next evolution of money – something beyond Bitcoin

17:15- 18:00

Wrap up discussion
Moderator Andrius Bartminas (Co-Founder and CEO @ SUPER HOW?)
Panelists:

  • Mindaugas Civilka (Partner @ TGS Baltic)
  • Gediminas Laucius (Legal & Tax Services Partner @ LEWBEN)
  • Marius Jurgilas (SVP of Research & Innovation @ Super How?)
  • Vytautas Kašėta (President @ Crypto Economy Organization)
  • Renata Šumskaitė (President @ Crypto Assets Organisation)
18:00

End of Summit

18:00- 21:00

Networking Event (Lobby of the Conference Centre)
Admission: complimentary for all attendees

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