CAL2022: The 4th Crypto Asset Lab Conference

Investments, Economics, and Regulation for Bitcoin and Crypto-Assets

November, 2022 - Milan (Italy) and online

The conference is online (web streamig) and in person at the University of Milano-Bicocca.

For general enquires please contact cal2022@cryptoassetlab.org, to sponsor the conference please contact sponsorships@cryptoassetlab.org.

This page is a work in progress. Below the last year program is used as boiler-plate.


Day 1, November 4, 15:00-19:30 CET (UTC+1)

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15:00

Opening remarks

Lucia Alessi, DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission
Ferdinando M. Ametrano, Digital Gold Institute and University of Milano-Bicocca
Paola A. Bongini, University of Milano-Bicocca
Massimo De Rosa, Regione Lombarda

15:20

Crypto-Economics I

Moderator: Marco Petracco Giudici, DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission


16:40

Sponsored speech

Challenges in Bitcoin Investing for HNWIs and Institutional Investors (slides)

Michele Mandelli, Managing Partner, CheckSig

Bitcoin has become an investable asset class, sought after by institutional investors and HNWIs. Anyway, in spite of a growing industry, investing still lacks simplicity, security and easy compliance. CheckSig addresses these issues with a unique value proposition and the strongest Bitcoin custody protocol in the world.


17:00

Break


17:20

Crypto-Economics II

Moderator: Paola Bongini, University of Milano-Bicocca


18:20

Quantitative Modelling

Moderator: Daniele Marazzina, Politecnico di Milano


19:00

Closing remarks


Day 2, November 5, 15:00-19:30 CET (UTC+1)

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15:00

Keynote Speech

On decentralized protocols (slides)

Ricardo Pérez-Marco, CNRS, Université de Paris

After the success of Bitcoin as a decentralized payment network, a natural question is what type of protocols can be build using these decentralization ideas. It appears surprisingly difficult to build more general decentralized networks. We will explain why this is so, and what are the future challenges for this new technology.


15:30

Investments and Trading

Moderator: Gianfranco Forte, University of Milano-Bicocca


16:30

Sponsored speech

Digital assets and the future of Financial Services (slides)

Paolo Gianturco, Senior Partner, Core Business Operations & FinTech Leader, Deloitte Consulting, DCM (Italy, Greece & Malta)

Deloitte's 2021 Global Blockchain Survey offers an overview of the role and the transformative impact that digital assets and blockchain technologies play in the FSI domain. It provides a picture of current and future expectations for the global financial services industry around digital assets, as well as their impacts and opportunities for the banking sector.


16:50

Break


17:10

Fungible and Non-Fungible Tokens

Moderator: Gianna Figà-Talamanca, University of Perugia


18:10

Legal and Regulatory

Moderator: Francesca Mattassoglio, University of Milano-Bicocca


19:10

Closing remarks


CAL2022 Organizing Committee

  • Program Chairs
    • Ferdinando M. Ametrano, Digital Gold Institute and University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Paola A. Bongini, University of Milano-Bicocca
  • General Chair
    • Paolo Mazzocchi, Digital Gold Institute
  • Program Committee
    • Lucia Alessi, DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission
    • Filippo Annunziata, Bocconi University
    • Gianna Figà-Talamanca, University of Perugia
    • Gianfranco Forte, University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Paolo Giudici, University of Pavia
    • Daniele Marazzina, Politecnico di Milano
    • Francesca Mattassoglio, University of Milano-Bicocca
    • Elaine Ou, Global Financial Access
    • Ricardo Pérez-Marco, CNRS, Université de Paris
    • Marco Petracco Giudici, DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission
    • Gina Pieters, University of Chicago
    • Carla Reyes, Southern Methodist University
    • Sandra Ro, Global Blockchain Business Council
    • Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
    • Andreas Thiemann, DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission
    • Maarten van Oordt, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
    • Angela Walch, St. Mary's University School of Law

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