Dare to Defi

Virtual festival
June 14-18th 2021
Watch DeFi Summit Live
9am PDT/4pm UTC - June 16th
Agenda
#DeFiWeek
Kickoff & NFT Stage
Monday
June 14th
Kickoff & NFT Stage
Monday
June 14th

DAY 1 - NFT DAY

First day of the conference will kickoff with a full day focused only on NFTs. Notable speakers include Erik Mendelson of Bondly, digital artists Pplpleasr and Matty Mo, Max Moore of Sotheby’s, and companies including Axie Infinity, Gala Games, Animoca Brands, The Morpheus Project, BAND Royalty, Carbon Base, Project Ark, DIGITALAX, and Aavegotchi.
Watch NFT Day

9:00am PST - DeFi Conference & NFT Day Opening Talk

Welcome to Defi Summit! Join our kickoff event that will start the NTF Day event

9:15am PST - NFTs: Strategy & stories behind some of the largest NFT drops

Fireside Chat
Listen to stories of some of the biggest NFT drops & launches with Bondy, Tory Lanes and more with Erik Mendelson.
Erik Mendelson - Advisor, Bondly Finance
Moderator: Jeff Kelley - Cofounder, Edge of NFT Podcast

9:35am PST - Digital Art and NFTs in the Cultural and Creative sectors

Panel
Matty Mo - Most Famous Artist (Creator of Monolith Project)
Frances Liddell - Associate Research Consultant
pplpleaser, Digital Artist
Moderator: Jeff Kelley - Cofounder, Edge of NFT Podcast

10:10am PST - What do NFTs mean for the Art World?

Panel
Henrietta Tsui-Leung - Cofounder, Ora-ora
Sirisilp Kongsilp - Founder, Morpheus Project
Max Moore - Vice President, Sotheby's
Moderator: Vivienne Chow - Art Writer

10:45am PST - Creating an NFT Economy through Play-To-Earn Blockchain Games

Panel
Jiho -Growth Lead, Axie Infinity,
Beryl Chavez Li - Cofounder, Yield Guild Games
Sebastien Borget - President, The Sandbox/Blockchain Gaming Alliance
Leah Callon-Butler - Director, Emfarsis

11:20am PST - How Gaming Will Drive the Mass Adoption of NFTs and Blockchain Technology

Panel
James Ho - Senior Business Strategist, Animoca Brands),
Stephen Browne- COO, Lepricon
Jason Brink, CMO, Gala Games
Moderator: Bowie Lau, VC, True Global Ventures

11:55am PST - Building NFT Marketplaces & Ecosystems

Panel
Tushar - CEO, Persistence
Nikita Nguyen -CEO, NFTIFY
Oscar Y. - Co-Founder, Convergence
Alexis Johnson - President, Japamedia Group

12:30pm PST - NFT x Music: Creating new experiences through NFTs

Panel
DJ VINAI
Barnaby Anderson -Co-Founder, BAND Royalty
Vasja Veber -Founder, Viberate
Moderator: Scottie Siu - CoFounder, Orichal

1:05pm PST - NFT x FASHION: The Evolution of Culture
and Fashion in a digital-first world

Panel
Drew Harding -Co-Founder, MetaFactory
Eugene Kan- Co-founder, Matter
Emma-Jane - Founder & CEO, DIGITALAX
Moderator: Shira Lazar - CEO & Co-Founder, Whats Trending

1:40pm PST The Value of Virtual Collectibles and Non-fungible Tokens
What does DeFi have to do with it?

Panel
Jesse Johnson - Co-founder, Aavegotchi
LK Shelly -Managing Partner, AVM Captial
Moderator: Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit

2:15pm PST But is it legal? The world of NFT copyright and ownership issues.

Panel
Guy Maevsky - NFT/Crypto lawyer
Harsch Khandelwal - CEO, UREEQA
Tonya Evans - Lawyer, Advantage Evans
Moderator: Ira Liss, COO, Managing Artistic Concepts

2:50pm PST Leveraging Blockchain for Social Impact:
How NFTs, Defi, Bitcoin can contribute to a more sustainable world.

Panel
Ali Sabet, Contemporary Artist
Matthew Twomey - Head of Digital Assets, OSL
Moderator: Max Song, CEO, Carbonbase

3:25pm PST The Future of NFTs

Panel
Toufi Saliba -CEO, Toda.Network
Juergen Hoebarth - Fortuna Digital Custody
Scottie Siu, Co-Founder, Orichal Partners
Moderator: Josh Krieger - Co-founder, Edge of NFTs

4:00pm Closing Remarks - What to expect tomorrow

Panel
DeFi Summit Team
Conference Day 1
Tuesday
June 15th
Conference Day 1
Tuesday
June 15th

DeFi Conference - Part 1 - June 15th (Tuesday)

Conference Day 1 kicks off featuring array of tops such as Decentralized Governance, Insurance, Identity, Investing and beyond.

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban is the special guest joining the Polygon Power Panel alongside Stani Kulechov from Aave, Sandeep Naiwal from Polygon and Roc Zacharias from Quickswap. Stay tuned for Coinbase, Unicrypt, Finance.Vote, and YFDAI, plus an exciting panel featuring OG DeFi VCs Leslie Tam of GBV Capital, Miko Matsumura of Gumi Cryptos Capital, and Adrian Lai of Liquefy Labs.
Watch DeFi Conference Day 1

9:00am PST - Opening Talk

Opening Talk
Justin Wu, DeFi Summit
Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit

9:10am PST - DeFi Security Threats & Economic Hacks

Opening Talk
Peter Kacherginsky - Principal Blockchain Security Engineer, Coinbase
Will Shahda -Co-Founder, APY Finance
Steve Walbroehl - CISO, Halborn
Moderator: Rob Behnke, CEO, Halborn

9:45am PST - Governance without Government

Keynote
Dr Nick Almond - CEO, Finance.Vote

10:10am PST - Unicrypt Going Public. Doxxing Anon identity LIVE.

Keynote
Chav - COO, Unicrypt.Network

10:25am PST - Meet the Launchpads behind Top IDO Launches

Panel
John Burmeister, LaunchPad Success Manager, YFDAI
Roxana Nasoi - Head of Community, Launchpool
Chav -COO, Unicrypt
Moderator: Bridget Greenwood -Founder, The Bigger Pie

10:55am PST - DeFi Insurance: Are you covered?

Panel
Dr. Zeynep Stefan -Director of Risk, Insha Ventures
Denis Gorbachev -CEO, Shield Finance
Moderator: Yip (Thy-Diep Ta) - Co-Founder, Unit Ventures

11:20am PST - On-Chain Synthetic Assets

Panel
Drey Ng - Cofounder, Linear Finance
Moderator: Justin Wu, DeFi Summit

11:40am PST - Trading on Cross Chain Aggregation w/ OpenOcean

Keynote
Mathias, Community Tech Lead, OpenOcean

12:00 pm PST - Polygon Power Hour

Panel
Mark Cuban
Stani Kulechov - CEO, Aave
Sandeep Nailwal -CEO, Polygon
Moderator: Justin Wu -DeFi Summit

1:00 pm PST - Intro: Tokenizing The World

Keynote
Adrian - Co-Founder of Liquefy

1:05 pm PST - Why Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) Are Essential to DeFi

Panel
Chjango, ED - dWeb Foundation
Dr Nick Almond - CEO, Finance.Vote
Elena Sinelnikova -CEO, MetisDAO
Moderator: Samantha Yap - Founder & CEO, Yap Global

1:40 - Researching DeFi Trends & Future Outlook

Panel
James Wo - Founder , DFG
Yosef Shaftal - Israeli Blockchain Association
Moderator: Michael Huynh - DeFi Summit

2:10pm PST - Scaling Ethereum with Skale Labs

Keynote
Jack O'Holleran - CEO, Skale Labs

2:35pm PST - Enter Decentralized Cloud (DeCloud) - The Unstoppable Web.

Panel
Greg Osuri - CEO, Akash Network
Mona Tiesler - Chief of Staff, Nuri
Eric Ma - CMO, Deeper Network

3:15pm PST - THE GRAPH KEYNOTE

Keynote
Tegan Kline, Co-Founder, Edge & Node

3:35pm PST - Investing in DeFi

Panel
Tegan Kline
Miko Matsumura - General Partner, Gumi Cryptos Capital
Leslie Tam - Partner, GBV Capital
Moderator: Nelson Merchan (Legends)

4:00pm PST Closing Remarks - What to expect tomorrow

Closing
DeFi Summit Team
Conference Day 2
Wednesday
June 16th
Conference Day 2
Wednesday
June 16th

DeFi Conference - Part 2 - June 16th (Tuesday)

More experts from Chainlink, Cosmos, Luna, Stacks and OpenOcean speak on the second day. The DeFi trader roundtable features Boxmining, Cryptonauts & more.
Watch DeFi Conference Day 2

9:00am PST - Opening Talk Welcome

Welcome to Day 2
Michael Huynh - DeFi Summit

9:05am PST - Living in a Multi-Chain & Cross-Chain world

Keynote
Cindy Wu - Co-founder, OpenOcean

9:10am PST - Building the Future of Decentralized Finance

Keynote
Simon Bogdanowicz - COO, YFDAI Finance

9:15am PST Bringing Defi to Biticoin with Stacks

Keynote
Muneeb Ali -CEO of Hiro Systems & Founder of Stacks

9:35am PST - Unlocking Cosmos DeFi

Fireside Chat
Peng Zhong - CEO, Tendermint
Ray Wong, Founder, Lutech

11:25am PST - DeFi Trader roundtable: Is DeFi Summer 2.0 Happening?

Panel
Nathan Leung- Cryptonauts on Youtube
Michael Gu - Boxmining on Youtube
Justin Wu - DeFi Summit
Michael Huynh- DeFi Summit

10:30am PST - Be Your own VC. Decentralized Incubator with Launchpool Labs

Fireside Chat
Roxana - Head of Community, Launchpool & Launchpool Labs
Moderator: Ting Peng - Editor in Chief, Cointelegraph

11:00am PST - Intro to Yield Farming w/ Harvest Finance

Keynote
Red - Harvest Finance

11:20am PST - Decentralized Portfolio Management and Tokenized Index

Fireside Chat
Roman Krywulych, COO, Pollen DAO
Justin Wu, DeFi Summit

11:45 am PST - Building Privacy for DeFi w/ Secret Network

Panel
Tor Blair- Founder, Secret Network
Moderator: Michael Huynh - Defi Summit

12:10pm PST - Building DeFi Services against Rug Pulls, Launches & Beyond.

Keynote
Chav - COO, Unicrypt

12:40pm PST - Decentralized Exchanges / Cross Chain Trading

Panel
Mathias, Community Tech Lead, OpenOcean
Aayushi Jain - Co-Founder & COO, ZeroSwap
Alex Wearn - CEO, IDEX
Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit

1:10pm PST - Decentralized Identity & Privacy

Panel
Ingo - CEO, Kilt Protocol
Hsin-Ju Chuang- Founder & CEO, Dystopia Labs
Moderator: Naomi Oba - Marketing Manager ,Bitcoin.com

1:40pm PST - Introducing the Terra-Luna DeFi Ecosystem

Keynote & Fireside Chat
SJ Park - Director of Special Projects, Terra Form Labs
Moderator: Justin Wu - DeFi Summit

2:05pm PST - DeFi Education for Women

Keynote
Maggie Love -Founder, SheFi

2:15pm PST - Building Trust in a Trustless DeFi Ecosystem

Panel
Simon Bogdanowicz - COO of YFDAI
Reggie Jerath - Founder, Gather Network
Ian Friend - Co-Founder of Ferrum Network
Timothea Horwell - CMO of Orion Protocol

2:45pm PST - Building, Launching Meme Tokens

Fireside Chat
Pussy.Financial
Moderator: Justin Wu - DeFi Summit

3:05pm PST - Scalability & usability of Layer 2's in DeFi

Panel
Will Corkin - Cofounder, MANTRA DAO
Hamzah Khan - Head of DeFi, Polygon
Moderator: Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit

3:30pm PST - Tokenized Equity & Real World Assets

Fireside Chat
Liti Capital
Moderator: Justin Wu - DeFi Summit

3:50pm PST - Parachain Auctions Explained for Polkadot & Kusama

Keynote
Dan Reecer -VP of Growth, Acala

4:20 - Closing Talk. Prepare for DeFi Demo Day!

Closing Talk
Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit
DeFi Demo Day Presented By
Thursday
June 17th
DeFi Demo Day Presented By
Thursday
June 17th

DeFi Demo Day - June 17th (Thursday)

Presented by
DeFi Demo Day is a dedicated day- long event where DeFi projects demo their product or protocol, pitch their ideas, and share with the community. There will be projects across different chains presenting from Solana, Cardano, Ethereum, Polkadot, Cosmos, Binance Smart Chain & more.
Watch Defi Demo Day

9:00am PDT - DeFi Demo Day Kickoff

DeFi Summit Team

9:05am PDT - DeFi Demo Day Keynote with Launchpool

Roxana Nasoi, Head of Community, Launchpool

9:20am PDT - Bringing DeFi to Bitcoin with Mintlayer

9:30am PDT - OpenOcean: Full Aggregation Protocol

Cross-Chain

9:45am PDT - Finance.Vote Showcase

ETH

10:00am PDT - Zeroswap Showcase

Multi-Chain

10:15am PDT - Unicrypt Showcase

Multi-Chain

Polkadot Showcase

Featuring

10:35am PDT - Acala & Karura - DeFi Hub

Polkadot

10:55am PDT - Parallel Finance - Lending

Polkadot

11:10am PDT - Kilt - Identity

Polkadot

11:30am PDT - RMRK - NFTS on Kusama

Polkadot

Cosmos-Tendermint Showcase

Featuring

11:45am PDT - Umee

Cosmos

12:10pm PDT - Persistence

Cosmos

12:25pm PDT - Akash - DeCloud

Cosmos

12:30pm PDT - Liti Capital

Ethereum

Solana Showcase

Featuring

1:05pm PDT - Metaplex

Solana

1:15pm PDT - Step Finance

Solana

1:25pm PDT - Cryptocurrencies.Ai

Solana

DeFi Showcase

Featuring

1:40pm PDT - Panther Protocol

1:50pm PDT - Frax Finance

2:00pm PDT - Boson Protocol

2:10pm PDT - Covalent

2:20pm PDT - SOMA.finance

2:30pm PDT - Bullperks

2:45pm PDT - Daemon Technologies

2:55pm PDT - Notional

3:05pm PDT - Sovyrn

3:15pm PDT - Celo

3:30pm PDT - State of dApps by mSTable

3:40pm PDT - Orion Money

3:50pm PDT - Apollo DAO

DeFi Showcase

Featuring

4:00pm PDT - Binance Smart Chain & Binance NFT

Binance Smart Chain

4:100pm PDT - Pledge Finance

Binance Smart Chain

4:25pm PDT - Impossible Finance

Binance Smart Chain

4:50pm PDT - C.R.E.A.M Finance

Binance Smart Chain
Decentraland After Party
Friday
June 18th
Decentraland After Party
Friday
June 18th

Networking Afterparty in Decentraland - June 18th (Friday)

#DeFiWeek wraps up with a Decentralized Afterparty and networking event in Decentraland.
Join Decentraland Event

Day 7

Wednesday, 5th May

Building the Future 7

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

10:00 am

Fireside Chat with Sergey Nazarov
Sergey Nazarov - Chainlink
David Nage - Arca

10:35 am

Special Announcement
Joe Nance - Binance X

10:40 am

Keynote Session from Stratis
Francois De La Rouviere - Stratis

10:45 am

Innovations in Cross-chain Development
Bette Chen - Acala Network
Johann Eid - Chainlink
Denko Mancheski - Reef Finance
Ravindra Kumar - Frontier
Teck Chia - Binance X

11:25 am

Live AMA with Binance Smart Chain team
Flora Sun - Binance X
Xiaoguang Zhang - Binance Smart Chain

11:55 am

Crypto Collectibles: Inside The NFT Economy
Sébastien Borget - The Sandbox
Nacho Llanillo - Juggernaut (JGN)
Tim Dierckxsens - Arkane
Brandon Smith - Bondly
Samsul Karim - Binance

12:40 am

Keynote Session from Mathwallet
Eric Yu - Mathwallet

DAY 1 - NFT DAY

First day of the conference will kickoff with a full day focused only on NFTs. Notable speakers include Erik Mendelson of Bondly, digital artists Pplpleasr and Matty Mo, Max Moore of Sotheby’s, and companies including Axie Infinity, Gala Games, Animoca Brands, The Morpheus Project, BAND Royalty, Carbon Base, Project Ark, DIGITALAX, and Aavegotchi.
Watch NFT Day

9:00am PDT - DeFi Conference & NFT Day Opening Talk

Welcome to Defi Summit! Join our kickoff event that will start the NTF Day event

9:15am PDT - NFTs: Strategy & stories behind some of the largest NFT drops

Fireside Chat
Listen to stories of some of the biggest NFT drops & launches with Bondy, Tory Lanes and more with Erik Mendelson.
Erik Mendelson - Advisor, Bondly Finance
Moderator: Jeff Kelley - Co-Founder, Edge of NFT Podcast

9:35am PDT - Digital Art and NFTs in the Cultural and Creative Sectors - The Impact for Artists

Panel
Matty Mo - The Most Famous Artist (Creator of the Monolith Project)
Frances Liddell - PhD Researcher Blockchain (NFTs) & Museum Practices, The University of Manchester
Pplpleaser - Digital Artist
Moderator: Eathan Janney - Co-Founder, Edge of NFT Podcast

10:10am PDT - What do NFTs mean for the Art World?

Panel
Henrietta Tsui-Leung - Co-Founder, Galerie Ora-Ora / Founder & Honorary Chair, HK Art Gallery Association
Sirisilp Kongsilp - Founder, Morpheus Project
Max Moore - Director & Head of Contemporary Art Auctions and NFTs, Sotheby's Hong Kong
Moderator: Vivienne Chow - Arts Writer

10:45am PDT - Creating an NFT Economy through Play-To-Earn Blockchain Games

Panel
Jeffrey Zirlin - Co-Founder, Axie Infinity / Co-Founder & Growth Lead, Sky Mavis
Beryl Chavez Li - Co-Founder, Yield Guild Games
Sebastien Borget - Co-Founder & COO, The Sandbox / President, Blockchain Game Alliance
Moderator: Leah Callon-Butler - Director, Emfarsis

11:20am PDT - How Will Gaming Drive the Mass Adoption of NFTs and Blockchain Technology?

Panel
James Ho - Senior Business Strategist, Animoca Brands
Stephen Browne - COO, Lepricon
Jason Brink - CMO, Gala Games
Moderator: Bowie Lau, VC, True Global Ventures

11:55am PDT - Building NFT Marketplaces & Ecosystems

Panel
Tushar Aggarwal - Founder & CEO, Persistence
Nikita Nguyen - Co-Founder & CEO, NFTify
Oscar Y. - Co-Founder, Convergence Finance
Moderator: Alexis Johnson - President, Lightnode Media / Founder, Legends Investment Network

12:30pm PDT - NFT x Music: Creating New Experiences Through NFTs

Panel
Alessandro Vinai & Andrea Vinai, Co-Founders, VINAI
Barnaby Anderson & Noble Drakoln, Co-Founders, BAND Royalty
Vasja Veber - Co-Founder & Business Development Director, Viberate
Moderator: Scottie Siu - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Orichal Partners

1:05pm PDT - NFT x FASHION: The Evolution of Culture
and Fashion in a digital-first world

Panel
Drew Harding - Co-Founder, MetaFactory / Enforcer, MetaCartel DAO
Eugene Kan - Co-Founder, Matter / Co-Founder, Adam Studios
Emma-Jane MacKinnon-Lee - Founder & CEO, DIGITALAX
Moderator: Shira Lazar - CEO & Co-Founder, Whats Trending

1:40pm PDT - The Value of Virtual Collectibles and Non-fungible Tokens
What does DeFi have to do with it?

Panel
Jesse Johnson - Co-Founder, Aavegotchi
LK Shelley - Venture Builder & Capitalist, Affiniti Ventures / AV(M)
Moderator: Michael Huynh - Co-Founder, DeFi Summit

2:15pm PDT But is it Legal? The World of NFT Copyright and Ownership Issues

Panel
Guy Maevsky - NFT & Crypto Lawyer
Harsch Khandelwal - CEO, UREEQA
Tonya Evans - CEO, Advantage Evans, LLC / Professor at Penn State Dickinson Law
Moderator: Ira Liss - COO, Managing Artistic Concepts

2:50pm PDT Leveraging Blockchain for Social Impact:
How NFTs, DeFi, Bitcoin Can Contribute to a More Sustainable World.

Panel
Ali Sabet - Artist & Designer, Sabet Brands
Matthew Twomey - The Sustainable Bitcoin Standard Initiative
Moderator: Max Song - CEO, Carbonbase

3:30pm PDT The Future of NFTs

Panel
Toufi Saliba - CEO, Toda.Network
Juergen Hoebarth - Co-Founder, Fortuna Digital Custody / Founder, Tokenization Limited
Scottie Siu - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Orichal Partners
Moderator: Josh Kriger - Co-Founder, Edge of NFTs Podcast

4:00pm Closing Remarks - What to expect tomorrow

Panel
DeFi Summit Team

DeFi Conference - Part 1 - June 15th (Tuesday)

Conference Day 1 kicks off featuring array of tops such as Decentralized Governance, Insurance, Identity, Investing and beyond.

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban is the special guest joining the Polygon Power Panel alongside Stani Kulechov from Aave, Sandeep Naiwal from Polygon and Roc Zacharias from Quickswap. Stay tuned for Coinbase, Unicrypt, Finance.Vote, and YFDAI, plus an exciting panel featuring OG DeFi VCs Leslie Tam of GBV Capital, Miko Matsumura of Gumi Cryptos Capital, and Adrian Lai of Liquefy Labs.
Watch DeFi Conference Day 1

9:00am PST - Opening Talk

Opening Talk
Justin Wu, DeFi Summit
Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit

9:10am PST - DeFi Security Threats & Economic Hacks

Opening Talk
Peter Kacherginsky - Principal Blockchain Security Engineer, Coinbase
Will Shahda -Co-Founder, APY Finance
Steve Walbroehl - CISO, Halborn
Moderator: Rob Behnke, CEO, Halborn

9:45am PST - Governance without Government

Keynote
Dr Nick Almond - CEO, Finance.Vote

10:10am PST - Unicrypt Going Public. Doxxing Anon identity LIVE.

Keynote
Chav - COO, Unicrypt.Network

10:25am PST - Meet the Launchpads behind Top IDO Launches

Panel
John Burmeister - LaunchPad Success Manager, YFDAI
Roxana Nasoi - Head of Community, Launchpool
Chav -COO, Unicrypt
Moderator: Bridget Greenwood -Founder, The Bigger Pie

10:55am PST - DeFi Insurance: Are you covered?

Panel
Dr. Zeynep Stefan -Director of Risk, Insha Ventures
Denis Gorbachev -CEO, Shield Finance
Moderator: Yip (Thy-Diep Ta) - Co-Founder, Unit Ventures

11:20am PST - On-Chain Synthetic Assets

Panel
Drey Ng - Cofounder, Linear Finance
Moderator: Justin Wu, DeFi Summit

11:40am PST - Trading on Cross Chain Aggregation w/ OpenOcean

Keynote
Mathias, Community Tech Lead, OpenOcean

12:00 pm PST - Polygon Power Hour

Panel
Mark Cuban
Stani Kulechov - CEO, Aave
Roc Z - CEO, Quickswap
Sandeep Nailwal -CEO, Polygon
Moderator: Justin Wu -DeFi Summit

1:00 pm PST - Intro: Tokenizing The World

Keynote
Adrian - Co-Founder of Liquefy

1:05 pm PST - Why Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) Are Essential to DeFi

Panel
Chjango, ED - dWeb Foundation
Dr Nick Almond - CEO, Finance.Vote
Elena Sinelnikova -CEO, MetisDAO
Moderator: Samantha Yap - Founder & CEO, Yap Global

1:40 - Researching DeFi Trends & Future Outlook

Panel
James Wo - Founder , DFG
Yosef Shaftal - Israeli Blockchain Association
Moderator: Michael Huynh - DeFi Summit

2:10pm PST - Scaling Ethereum with Skale Labs

Keynote
Jack O'Holleran - CEO, Skale Labs

2:35pm PST - Enter Decentralized Cloud (DeCloud) - The Unstoppable Web.

Panel
Greg Osuri - CEO, Akash Network
Eric Ma - CMO, Deeper Network
Mona Tiesler - Chief of Staff, Nuri

3:10pm PST - THE GRAPH KEYNOTE

Keynote
Tegan Kline, Co-Founder, Edge & Node

3:35pm PST - Investing in DeFi

Keynote
Miko Matsumura - General Partner, Gumi Cryptos Capital
Leslie Tam - Partner, GBV Capital
Moderator: Nelson Merchan (Legends)

4:00pm PST Closing Remarks - What to expect tomorrow

Closing
DeFi Summit Team

DeFi Conference - Part 2 - June 16th (Wednesday)

More experts from Chainlink, Cosmos, Luna, Stacks and OpenOcean speak on the second day. The DeFi trader roundtable features Boxmining, Cryptonauts & more.
Watch DeFi Conference Day 2

9:00am PST - Opening Talk Welcome

Welcome to Day 2
Michael Huynh - DeFi Summit

9:05am PST - Living in a Multi-Chain & Cross-Chain world

Keynote
Cindy Wu - Co-Founder, OpenOcean

9:10am PST - Building the Future of Decentralized Finance

Keynote
Simon Bogdanowicz - COO, YFDAI Finance

9:15am PST Bringing Defi to Bitcoin with Stacks

Keynote
Muneeb Ali -CEO of Hiro Systems & Founder of Stacks

9:35am PST - Unlocking Cosmos DeFi

Fireside Chat
Peng Zhong - CEO, Tendermint
Ray Wong, Founder, Lutech

10:00am PST - DeFi Trader roundtable: Is DeFi Summer 2.0 Happening?

Panel
Nathan Leung- Cryptonauts on Youtube
Michael Gu - Boxmining on Youtube
Justin Wu - DeFi Summit
Michael Huynh- DeFi Summit

10:30am PST - Be Your own VC. Decentralized Incubator with Launchpool Labs

Fireside Chat
Roxana Nasoi - Head of Community, Launchpool & Launchpool Labs
Moderator: Ting Peng - Editor in Chief, Cointelegraph

11:00am PST - Intro to Yield Farming w/ Harvest Finance

Keynote
Red - Harvest Finance

11:20am PST - Decentralized Portfolio Management and Tokenized Index

Panel
Roman Krywulych, COO, Pollen DAO
Justin Wu, DeFi Summit

11:45 am PST - Building Privacy for DeFi w/ Secret Network

Panel
Tor Blair- Founder, Secret Network
Moderator: Michael Huynh - Defi Summit

12:10pm PST - Building DeFi Services against Rug Pulls, Launches & Beyond.

Keynote
Chav - COO, Unicrypt

12:40pm PST - Decentralized Exchanges / Cross Chain Trading

Panel
Mathias, Community Tech Lead, OpenOcean
Aayushi Jain - Co-Founder & COO, ZeroSwap
Alex Wearn - CEO, IDEX
Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit

1:10pm PST - Decentralized Identity & Privacy

Panel
Ingo - CEO, Kilt Protocol
Hsin-Ju Chuang- Founder & CEO, Dystopia Labs
Moderator: Naomi Oba - Marketing Manager ,Bitcoin.com

1:40pm PST - Introducing the Terra-Luna DeFi Ecosystem

Keynote & Fireside Chat
SJ Park - Director of Special Projects, Terra Form Labs
Moderator: Justin Wu - DeFi Summit

2:05pm PST - DeFi Education for Women

Keynote
Maggie Love -Founder, SheFi

2:15pm PST - Building Trust in a Trustless DeFi Ecosystem

Panel
Simon Bogdanowicz - COO of YFDAI
Reggie Jerath - Founder, Gather Network
Ian Friend - Co-Founder of Ferrum Network
Timothea Horwell - CMO of Orion Protocol

2:45pm PST - Building, Launching Meme Tokens

Fireside Chat
Pussy.Financial
Moderator: Justin Wu - DeFi Summit

3:05pm PST - Scalability & usability of Layer 2's in DeFi

Panel
Will Corkin - Cofounder, MANTRA DAO
Hamzah Khan - Head of DeFi, Polygon
Moderator: Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit

3:30pm PST - Tokenized Equity & Real World Assets

Fireside Chat
Liti Capital
Moderator: Justin Wu - DeFi Summit

3:50pm PST - Parachain Auctions Explained for Polkadot & Kusama

Keynote
Dan Reecer -VP of Growth, Acala

4:20 - Closing Talk. Prepare for DeFi Demo Day!

Closing Talk
Michael Huynh, DeFi Summit

DeFi Demo Day - June 17th (Thursday)

Presented by
DeFi Demo Day is a dedicated day- long event where DeFi projects demo their product or protocol, pitch their ideas, and share with the community. There will be projects across different chains presenting from Solana, Cardano, Ethereum, Polkadot, Cosmos, Binance Smart Chain & more.
Watch Defi Demo Day

9:00am PDT - DeFi Demo Day Kickoff

DeFi Summit Team

9:05am PDT - DeFi Demo Day Keynote with Launchpool

Roxana Nasoi, Head of Community, Launchpool

9:20am PDT - Bringing DeFi to Bitcoin with Mintlayer

9:30am PDT - OpenOcean: Full Aggregation Protocol

ETH

9:45am PDT - Finance.Vote Showcase

ETH

10:00am PDT - Zeroswap Showcase

Multi-Chain

10:15am PDT - Unicrypt Showcase

Cross-Chain

Polkadot Showcase

Featuring

10:35am PDT - Acala & Karura - DeFi Hub

Polkadot
Bette Chen, Co-Founder

10:55am PDT - Parallel Finance - Lending

Polkadot
Yubo Ruan, Founder

11:10am PDT - Kilt - Identity

Polkadot
Ingo Rube, Founder

11:30am PDT - RMRK - NFTS on Kusama

Polkadot
Bruno Skvorc, Founder

Cosmos-Tendermint Showcase

Featuring

11:45am PDT - Umee

Cosmos
Brent Xu, Founder

12:00pm PDT - LikeCoin

Cosmos
Phoebe Poon, Partner

12:10pm PDT - Persistence

Cosmos
Tushar Aggarwal, Founder

12:25pm PDT - Akash - DeCloud

Cosmos
Adam Wozney, Community

12:30pm PDT - Liti Capital

Ethereum
Jonas Rey, Co-Founder

Solana Showcase

Featuring

12:55pm PDT - Solana Labs

Solana
Anatoly Yakovenko, Co-Founder

1:05pm PDT - Metaplex

Solana
Stephen Hess, Product Manager

1:15pm PDT - Step Finance

Solana
George Harrap, Co-Founder

1:25pm PDT - Cryptocurrencies.ai

Solana
Hisham Khan, CEO & Founder

DeFi Showcase

Featuring

1:40pm PDT - Panther Protocol

Anish Mohammed, Founder

1:50pm PDT - Frax Finance

Sam Kazemian, Founder

2:00pm PDT - Boson Protocol

Justin Banon, CEO & Co-Founder

2:10pm PDT - Covalent

Ganesh Swami, CEO

2:20pm PDT - SOMA.finance

Will Corkin, Co-Founder & Patrick Mullin, Co-Founder

2:30pm PDT - Bullperks

Constantin Kogan, Co-Founder

2:45pm PDT - Daemon Technologies

Xan Ditkoff, Founder

2:55pm PDT - Notional

Terry Woodward, Co-Founder

3:05pm PDT - Sovyrn

Edan Yago, Founder

3:15pm PDT - Celo

Phu Styles, Founder, Women in Blockchain Association & Alex Witt, Partner

3:30pm PDT - NEAR Protocol

Dani Osorio

3:30pm PDT - Lian Group

Fiorenzo Manganiello

3:40pm PDT - Orion Money

Vol

3:50pm PDT - Apollo

'Anon Intern', Cofounder

Binance Smart Chain Showcase

Featuring
Binance Smart Chain
Binance NFT
Pledge Finance
Impossible Finance
C.R.E.A.M. Finance

4:00pm PDT - Binance Smart Chain & Binance NFT

Binance Smart Chain
Samy Karim, Ecosystem Development

4:15pm PDT - Pledge Finance

Binance Smart Chain
Tony Chan, Founder

4:25pm PDT - Impossible Finance

Binance Smart Chain
Calvin Chu, Builder

4:35pm PDT - C.R.E.A.M Finance

Binance Smart Chain
Leo Cheng, Co-Founder & Project Lead

4:45pm PDT - Closing Remarks - Tomorrow's Afterparty in Decentraland!

Binance Smart Chain
Justin & Michael

Networking Afterparty in Decentraland - June 18th (Friday)

#DeFiWeek wraps up with a Decentralized Afterparty and networking event in Decentraland.
Join Decentraland Event
Speakers
Head of Integration
Chainlink
Johann Eid
CEO
Tendermint/Cosmos
Peng Zhong
CEO and Cofounder
Polygon (Matic Network)
Sandeep Nailwal
Investors
Mark Cuban
Principal Blockchain
Security Engineer
Coinbase
Peter Kacherginsky
Cofounder and COO
Unicrypt Network
Chav
Cofounder
Acala
Bette Chen
CEO
Aave
Stani Kulechov
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