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  • Learn what blockchain and cryptocurrencies are and how they work

  • Understand where cryptocurrencies are heading and what this may mean for investors

  • Establish what impact cryptocurrency regulations will have on your investment

  • Learn about how you can trade cryptocurrencies through CFDs

Thank you for your interest in the event, we apologize the event is now full and registration has closed.

  • Learn what blockchain and cryptocurrencies are and how they work

  • Understand where cryptocurrencies are heading and what this may mean for investors

  • Establish what impact cryptocurrency regulations will have on your investment

  • Learn about how you can trade cryptocurrencies through CFDs

 

Schedule -  23 April 2018 - DIFC Atrium Hall, Precinct 5

5.00pm     Registration and networking
 

6.00pm     Chairman's opening remarks
 

6.05pm     The future of money: comparing cryptocurrencies to other forms of money

  • The journey of money, through to the introduction of cryptos
  • What blockchains and cryptocurrencies actually are
  • Where the industry is today and painting a picture of the future 
     

6.30pm     Crypto industry outlook to 2030: addressing scepticism on cryptocurrencies

  • An overview on the cryptocurrency space and what you can do there - How do cryptos work? What are wallets? What is a crypto exchange?
  • The nature of the market, the challenges associated with it and how best to mitigate or manage risk
  • Projections for the industry by 2030, how will it get there, and what role volatility plays
  • Evaluation of whether bitcoin has the potential to last
  • Emerging cryptocurrencies and the impact on currencies like bitcoin and ether
     

7.00pm     Panel discussion: emerging blockchain and crypto regulation and what this means for an investor or enthusiast
 

  • The fear of governments around the world in loss of economic power and decentralised economies
  • Regulation existing on the use of cryptocurrencies worldwide
  • Outlook for regulation globally and regionally (particularly UAE)
  • The impact regulation will have on investors in the space

 

7.45pm     Break and evening canapes
 

8.15pm     Trading cryptocurrencies as CFDs

This session will demonstrate the advantages of trading cryptocurrency CFDs with a regulated broker. Key takeaways:

  • Find out the advantages of trading CFDs
  • Learn how to place trades on IG’s platform 

9.15pm        Networking Cocktail Reception

Speakers


William Mullally

Editor – Wealth Arabia

CPI Financial


Matthew Amlôt

Editor – Banker Africa

CPI Financial


Dr. Marwan Al Zarouni

Cryptocurrency Investor & Educator

 

 


Dr. Mohamed Damak

Senior Director & Lead Analyst

S&P Global


Utpal Nath

President of Dubai Chapter

Government Blockchain Association


Kyp Zoumidou

Senior Executive Officer

IG


William Mullally

Editor – Wealth Arabia
CPI Financial
 

Matthew Amlôt

Editor – Banker Africa 
CPI Financial 
 

Dr. Marwan Al Zarouni

Cryptocurrency Investor & Educator

 

Dr. Mohamed Damak

Senior Director & Lead Analyst 
S&P Global 
 

Utpal Nath

President of Dubai Chapter 
Government Blockchain Association 
 

Kyp Zoumidou

Senior Executive Officer
IG

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