MAY 23-24, 2018, TALLINN

TOKENOMICS
Conference BY ISKANDER.EVENTS

Iskander.events first conference took place in the Tallinn University of Technology.

Tokenomics Conference gave a place for 9 hours of top lectures and discussions focused on token economics, new regulations in different regions and ICO market development by more than 30 speakers from different countries.

More than 150 experts, entrepreneurs and investors came from all over the world to discuss hot questions of blockchain industry and perspectives of market tokenisation.

University space created work-focused atmosphere and helped the audience to stay focused on the topic for quite a long time and stay productive till the late evening and afterparty time.

Second day hosted closed investors meet up with the best projects attending the conference. More then 70 private face-to-face pitches happened, more then 30 more are to be done in the nearest week.
DATE
23 - 24 May, 2018
09:00 - 18:00

LOCATION
Tallinn University
of Technology


TOCENOMICS CONFERENCE
by Iskander.events
KEY CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Henry Liu
Yeomans Capital
Ex-Facebook strategist for high growth ecommerce, managing over $150 mln advertisement budget, Henry started to work with crypto investments at 2013. He was involved in projects like BitAngels, Dapps Fund and Yeoman's Capital.
Michelle Cha
Korbit
Korbit, Business Development Manager
Ex Yello Mobile, Strategic Manager - Yello Mobile is the holding company of Coinone and ICON project
Mario Laul
Placeholder Capital
Mario Laul works as an independent researcher for Placeholder, a venture capital firm investing in decentralised information networks, and for Beyond the Technological Revolution, a four-year research project led by Carlota Perez exploring the relationship between technology, finance, economic development and institutional change.
Henry Elder
Co-founder Digital Assets Advisor
Co-founder at Digital Asset Advisors, Henry has a vast background in traditional assets management. Ex VP of Latitude Real Estate Investors and George Smith Partners he closed and covered over $750 mln investment deals.
Hogi Hyun
Director, Abacus Capital
Hogi founded Abacus Capital in 1995. He is currently the managing director overseeing all investment and advisory activities. Prior to Abacus Capital, Hogi was the Managing Director at Bankers Trust Company and ran the Bankers Trust Regional Currency Funds and Global Guaranteed Funds in Singapore.
Steve Good
Strategic ICO Advisor & Youtuber/Podcaster (The Coin Chat)
Steve is an accomplished entrepreneur and strategist with expertise in board-level investment management, banking, energy and retail sectors. He founded coinvestors.io in 2014, and now Steve is working with digital and technological platforms using innovative and disruptive technologies with specific focus in cryptocurrency (investing, mining, ICOs).
Christian Ellul
E&S Group
Dr Christian Ellul is a Maltese lawyer with 13 years of experience and now focused primarily on crypto and blockchain advisory especially in relation to ICOs and tokenomics.
In 2018, Christian co-founded the ESTS Initiative, which lead to the tokenisation of E&S Group's services, a world first for a corporate and legal firm.
Alex Kostenko
EXMO
Alex is Head of Business Development of EXMO crypto exchange. He is responsible for platform development and scaling its business. Prior to that he spent over 9 years managing various IT projects on the markets of the USA, China and Europe. Alex has a Master's degree in Finance.
Alex Varabei
Belorussian Blockchain Association
Chairman of Belarusian Blockchain Association, Alexey worked with a local committee on the development of blockchain legislation in the Republic of Belarus and advised the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus on blockchain technology issues.
Emil Yakubov
Koin.VC
Emil is a founder and CEO of private investment fund Koin.VC. Не began investing in cryptocurrencies in 2015. Нe also develops one of the the largest CIS blockchain and cryptocurrency-related community DeCenter.org as a Chief Business Development Officer
Denis Kurilchik
SIMEX
Denis Kurilchik is one of the founders of SIMEX. Mr. Kurilchik holds the position of Director in Simex and actively involoved in the business development of the platform in the Europe and Asia.
Sandra Golbreich
Business Hive Vilnius and Baltic Fund
COO at Business Hive Vilnius and Baltic Fund. Business Hive Vilnius (core part of Baltic Fund Ecosystem) is one of the oldest startup incubators and technology hubs in the Baltics, which hosts and incubates Lithuanian, CEE and CIS startups throughout the different elemental stages of their evolution (mostly from pre-seed to A). Being a startup industry expert and a serial entrepreneur, as a part of BHV, I'm responsible for the global partnerships, business development, and investors relations.
Henok Tekle
Alphachain
As seen in news interviews on CNBC, Henok "Hen" Tekle is a founding partner of AlphaChain, a blockchain advisory and investment firm. A notable blockchain angel investor, advisor, content creator and public speaker, Hen is a passionate advocate for the disruption brought by token economies and blockchain technology, and regularly speaks at conferences around the world about these topics. Hen's angel investor syndicate has deployed substantial capital to further support the mainstream adoption of blockchain technology.
Jay Best
CogniCapital
Dr. Best is a recognized expert in token sales (ICOs), crypto payments and censorship-resistant decentralized businesses, platforms, marketplaces, applications (dapps), exchanges (DEX) and services. He was named the Top Crypto Strategist in the UK. After pioneering decentralized systems and deep learning at MIT, he co-founded VentureBoost, a crypto advisory firm and became the Chairman of CogniCapital, a token fund focused on unregulated non-securities offerings. As a crypto impact investor, Dr. Best is an advisor to a number of other private and institutional investors, providing due diligence on offerings in the space. As the founder and Chairman of Strategis, a full-service token advisory firm, Dr. Best is serving as a token strategy and regulatory advisor and a seasoned board advisor to a number of companies in the crypto and token space.
Rokas Salasevicius
Civitta
Rokas Salasevicius is an economist that believes that cryptocurrencies have a future and would like to share his perspective on the subject. Rokas has received his MA degree from Stanford University and BSc degree from Stockholm School of Economics. Currently, he is a partner at Civitta – analytics and consulting company with offices in 10 countries across CIS region. Core industry focus: telecoms and financial services. Core functional focus: how to use data to make better business decisions. Previously he was a senior consultant at Ernst & Young and a business analyst at a telecommunications company.
Nikolai Markovnik
VP Capital Belarus
Worked on The Decree On the Development of Digital Economy of the Republic of Belarus
Dasha Lyalin
Princess Peach & RAWG COO
15 years in digital and media. 8 years as a CEO of mobile VAS and entertainment streaming service inside the largest Eastern European mobile retailer Svyaznoy
Max Kalmykov
Bitsgap.com
8+ year experience in online marketing, project management, business planning. Before Bitsgap has been involved into building innovative gaming related projects that are now taking leading positions in crypto industry.
Hikaru Kusaka
Blockhive OÜ
Hikaru Kusaka is an expert in blockchain technology with more than five years of experience. He co-founded Tokyo-based Spreadi Inc., a software development company in 2012, and invented a cryptocurrency foundation system which utilizes consensus protocol of stellar.org in 2015. His team had researched into the blockchain technology and developed strategy for companies including banks and A.I. companies in Japan and other countries. Building on the track record over the past years, he and his partners co-founded Estonia-based blockhive in April 2017.
Reuben Godfrey
Blockchain Association of Ireland
Reuben has worked in sales, business development, finance and operations roles for major multinationals and start-ups in the tech, telecoms and pharmaceutical industries globally. He has worked as a journalist and is frequently interviewed and asked for comment by tech and mainstream media as well as speaking at and hosting seminars and conferences and as an advisor to numerous successful ICOs He is co-founder the Blockchain Association of Ireland and the Irish Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia with an ambassador role on the GDPR Awareness Coalition and on the NSAI National Mirror Committee to ISO TC 307
Muhammad Salman Anjum
Feelogical Solutions, Zuflo.io
Being a Technology Futurist, Salman is early Blockchain adopter and key influencer in the space, currently empowering the next wave of Blockchain innovators through evangelizing, training & speaking at global forums. He's a results-driven performance and organizational efficiency professional with over 16 years in hybrid corporate & entrepreneurial roles aligning People, Performance and Profit. Efficacious author and public speaker, Salman has been featured as success story in "Soul Beats @ UAE" the book published by Department of Economic Development of Dubai. He advises corporates, ICOs, senior managers on applications of Distributed Ledger DLT, Big Data & IoT and AI. Bridge between businesses and Blockchain Salman's role is to facilitate valuable insights and information that investors, users and all stockholders of Blockchain ecosystem can put to use right away.
Gintaras Tamosiunas
TokenDesk
Chief ExecutiveOfficer of TokenDesk, former member of Lithuanian parliament, Blockchain solutions development expert for business and government issues. G. Tamosiunas has been working in cryptocurrencies market for more than four years.
NAEEM ASLAM
MODERATOR

Forbes : Columnist
ThinkMarkets | Chief Market Analyst
LondonFintechFund | CEO and Founder

A former hedge fund trader at Bank Of New York and portfolio manager at ITC with more than a decade's trading experience, Naeem is a regular guest on Bloomberg, CNN and other major outlets, and maintains a column for Forbes. He has lectured at the LSE, Warwick University and the University of Leeds, and regularly delivers keynote addresses at events and conferences around the world alongside senior financial and political officials. He is a member of the Global Blockchain Alliance, an organisation dedicated to encouraging blockchain uptake.


CONFERENCE PROGRAM
Wednesday, May 23
08:30 – 09:30
08:30 – 09:30
Welcome breakfast
09:30 – 09:40
09:30 – 09:40
Welcome speech, greetings
Naeem Aslam
Moderator
09:40 – 09:50
09:40 – 09:50
Intro speech on the agenda
Anton Zanimonets
CEO Iskander.vc, Organizer
9:50 – 10:20
9:50 – 10:20
Token economics in modern world
Jay Best
Cogni Capital

10:20 – 10:50
10:20 – 10:50
Decentralized networks as fields of forces: power dynamics and governance
Mario Laul
Placeholder Capital
10:50 – 11:20
10:50 – 11:20
Borderless communities
Hikaru Kusaka
Blockhive
11:20 – 11:50
11:20 – 11:50
Networking break
12:10 – 12:40
12:10 – 12:40
VC vs ICO market
Henok Teckle
Alphachain
12:20 – 12:50
12:20 – 12:50
Token Investabilty
Henry Liu
Yeoman's Capital
12:50 – 13:20
12:50 – 13:20
Tokens as assets. Cryptoassets valuation
Henry Elder
Digital Assets Advisor
13:20 – 14:20
13:20 – 14:20
Lunch
14:20 – 14:50
14:20 – 14:50
Evolving Landscape of Regulations in Tokenomics. Utility vs Security
Muhammad Salman Anjum
Feelogical Solutions, Zuflo.io
14:50 – 15:40
14:50 – 15:40
New token types. Asset-backed tokens compared to securities and utilities
Dauren Toleukhmanov, Hogy Huyn, Jay Best, Rokas Salasevicius, Sandra Golbreich
15:40 – 15:55
15:40 – 15:55
Usecase Token Economics
David Orman
Verasity
15:55 – 16:10
15:55 – 16:10
Usecase Token Economics
Daria Lyalina
RAWG
16:10 – 16:40
16:10 – 16:40
Networking break
16:40 – 17:10
16:40 – 17:10
Dark tokenomics
Emil Yakubov
Koin.vc
17:10 – 18:00
17:10 – 18:00
Exchanges politics of tokens listing
Michelle Cha (Korbit), Alex Kostenko (EXMO), Max Kalmykov (Bitsgap), Denis Kurilchik (Simex)
18:00 – 18:50
18:00 – 18:50
Regulators discussion
Naeem Aslam, Christian Ellul (Malta), Nikolai Markovnik (Belarus), Reuben Godfrey (Ireland), Gintaras Tamosiunas (Lithuania), Alexei Varabei

18:50 – 19:00
18:50 – 19:00
Closing speech
Naeem Aslam
19:30
19:30
Afterparty
The official after party took place at Mana la Roosa restaurant in the Tallinn City Centre. Our afterparty is famous with its good music, delicious drinks and celebratory atmosphere.
CONFERENCE LOCATION
TOKENOMICS conference took place at the Tallinn University of Technology.

It is the third highest ranking university in the Baltic states. Founded in 1918 the institution is the oldest engineering and technical university in Estonia.

We hope you will enjoy the atmosphere of the venue which has the motto "With wisdom and hands".
"This is an amazing opportunity to approach worldwide experts, ask them the most challenging questions and get honest answers all while having a glass of wine at the after party. For instance, I am looking forward to know about the dark side of trading. What are exchanges trying to hide? What are the real rules of listing and delisting?"
Povilas Kazlauskas
Visitor
"Blockchain technologies are going to transform many parts of the economy as we know it today, thanks to open architecture, decentralization and smart contract feature. However, there are a lot of scum in the industry. I expect the speakers to have enough courage to enlighten the question."
Laura
Journalist
"I am really proud that we managed to get confirmations from the greatest minds. My favorite among the event speeches is about security and asset-backed tokens. We are looking forward to seeing you!"
Anton Zanimonets
Organizer