AGENDA OVERVIEW


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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

8:00 AM
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

8:00 AM – 10:00AM
CARDIO, CORE AND RESTORE
HIIT FITNESS CLASS AND YOGA, CHALLENGING

Energize with a series of strength and cardio workout segments, then relax and restore your body with a yoga class. (Available separately)

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
STAND UP PADDLE BOARD TOUR ON LAKE MONTAUK
Experience Lake Montauk while you will focus on SUP skills such as balance, paddling techniques, and navigating the water. A great work out and you will most likely go swimming!

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
CATAMARAN SAILING EXCURSION
Board a 65′ x 29′ open bridge deck catamaran, inspired by traditional Polynesian double-canoe and enjoy a two hour sail from Gurney’s Yacht Club, out and back, through the harbor and sound.

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
MONTAUK LIGHTHOUSE HIKE
Hikers will traverse Point Woods Trail before reaching cliffs overlooking historic Montauk Lighthouse, the Atlantic Ocean and Block Island. The hike descends into Turtle Cove at the base of the Lighthouse.

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
MOUNTAIN BIKING
Within Hither Hills Park wilderness, riders will cross Redmond’s Path to Fort Pond Bay Overlook with views of Culloden Point, and then descend to Lawson’s Beach and the “The Keyhole”.

11:30 AM
ROUNDTABLE LUNCHES
2:00 PM
MAINSTAGE SESSIONS

Sessions Include:

BANKING ON CHANGE
A decade after the financial crisis, Bank of America’s profits are at record highs, yet persistently low interest rates and rising recession fears pose risks. Meanwhile, online challengers and new technologies such as A.I. have pushed it to raise the bar on modern banking. A conversation with the head of one of America’s top banks about leading in uncertain times.
Brian Moynihan, Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America

DECENTRALIZATION REVOLUTION
New technology makes it possible to move money and assets without banks or exchanges. Does this mean massive disruption for the financial services industry? Or will blockchain-based businesses play more supporting roles in the existing system, rather than replace it?

MAKING MONEY MOVE
Mobile payments and blockchain have challenged the status quo of cross-border money transfers, putting pressure on traditional players. Yet money can be stubbornly hard to move, and the old systems hard to improve upon. A conversation between the leader of Zelle, a bank-owned mobile payments app that has eclipsed Venmo in transactions, and the CEO of 168-year-old Western Union, the world’s top remittance company.

THE WORLD WIDE “WHEN?”
Emerging markets represent some of the most important economic regions in the world. How soon will they ascend the global stage? Hear from the financiers and businesspeople greasing the gears of social mobility from Latin America to Southeast Asia.

NOT TO BE DISCOUNTED
Schwab’s relentlessly cost-conscious approach has helped it attract $3.6 trillion in assets and forced larger rivals to slash fees and cater more to middle-class traders. The discount broker’s CEO talks about his strategy for staying competitive, even as upstarts vie for market share touting fee-free trading.
Walt Bettinger, Chief Executive Officer, Charles Schwab

THE FUTURE OF IPOS
A long-anticipated stampede of unicorns rushing into the market has begun. Will this year’s jam-packed IPO calendar be a last hurrah for major market debuts? And will more upstarts follow the lead of Spotify and Slack in sidestepping underwriters through direct listings?

THE MILLENNIAL EFFECT: BANKING THE ONLINE GENERATION
Traditional banks have little hold over younger people who have turned instead to digital-first companies to save, trade, pay and borrow. What is the secret to attracting these customers—and to keeping them?

LIVING IN TOMORROW’S MATERIAL WORLD
As technology continues to advance, so will everything from access to credit to the way we pay for purchases. A look at what impact this evolving payments industry will have on customers and businesses of all sizes.

6:00 PM
NETWORKING RECEPTION
7:00 PM
KEYNOTE INTERVIEW
7:30 PM
DINNER ON THE BEACH
9:00 PM
ADJOURN

Thursday, June 20, 2019

7:30 AM
FUEL UP: BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLES

Choose one of three

MOBILE WALLETS AND THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS
Global mobile wallet transactions are estimated to reach more than $138 billion by 2023. How are mobile payments reshaping businesses of all sizes—from global chains to local food vendors—and what will customers expect at the checkout counter as the payment space continues to transform?

BEYOND THE BLOCKCHAIN HYPE
In 2017, blockchain was poised to disrupt finance, supply chains, and much more. Two years later, interest in crypto has drooped and some say blockchain is more marketing than reality. A look at some of the companies putting blockchain tech to work in the real world today.

CHINA’S FINTECH REVOLUTION
More than half a billion people in China have risen from extreme poverty since the 1980s. The country has become a hotbed for financial innovation, rewriting the rules when it comes to banking fees, partnerships, and payments. What can we expect from China’s fintech revolution? And will the rest of the world follow suit?

8:45 AM
SWITCH BREAK
9:00 AM
IN THE KNOW: MAINSTAGE SESSIONS

BANKING THE NEXT GENERATION OF UNICORNS
Even the most well-funded startups often struggle to get banks to do business with them, forcing founders to rely on their personal credit to open a corporate card. A look at the companies taking a chance to give startups some credit, the unique needs and risks involved, and the potential upside.

BREAKING UP THE WALL STREET BOYS’ CLUB
Despite progress, women still represent fewer than one in five positions in the financial services C-suite—below the national average. A candid conversation about the economic case for diversity, achievements and struggles in pursuing it, and challenges remaining in the quest for gender parity as finance enters a new digital era.

TOMORROW’S TECH LEADERS
Seventeen-year-old Ananya Chadha has created her own cryptocurrency and is using blockchain to help people share their genetics anonymously. Fortune’s legendary finance reporter Shawn Tulley asks where it’s all going.

WILL BANKS MATTER IN THE FUTURE?
Fintech startups known as challenger banks are finally giving the big Wall Street institutions a literal run for their money. A discussion about how these tech-driven, online-only upstarts aim to compete with their traditional predecessors, and what it means when so many companies suddenly want to be banks.

DOES CRYPTO HAVE A PLACE IN REAL WORLD BANKING?
Ripple is sitting on a vast stash of XRP, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency, and has ambitious plans to make it an integral part of global money transfers. But will anyone actually use it?

SECURING THE WORLD’S LARGEST HONEYPOT
Five years ago, hackers looted JPMorgan Chase of personal information for more than 83 million customers in what was then the biggest bank heist of its kind. Epic breaches and data thefts at other financial institutions have followed. What are the biggest threats the world faces today, and how are we defending against them?

EVERLEDGER’S BLOCKCHAIN DIAMONDS
Selling diamonds has long involved paper certificates to attest to the gems’ origins and authenticity. Everledger is transforming that process with blockchain and making the process faster and more secure. The same technology is poised to transform the tracking of art and fine wine.

PUTTING CHAINS ON THE BLOCKCHAIN
Early blockchain advocates envisioned a technology that operated beyond the control of governments. And in some cases it’s come true: Think of autonomous investment contracts and decentralized currency. Meanwhile, the SEC is flexing its regulatory muscles like never before, creating a tension between innovation and control.

12:30 PM
CONCURRENT LUNCHES

Choose one of four

THE NEW FACE OF LENDING
When banks tightened their purse strings after the Great Recession, a pathway opened for a new generation of lenders to provide credit in innovative ways. A look at how these new companies have changed the experience of being a borrower.

INVESTING IN FINTECH, WHERE VCs SHOULD PLACE THEIR BETS
Hosted by Citi
Investors poured almost $40 billion into fintech startups in 2018, and the ranks of unicorns in financial services are swelling. Startups are transforming age-old Wall Street practices. A conversation about where VCs should place their bets in the digital age of finance.

CAN BLOCKCHAIN BUILD A BETTER BANK?
Bitcoin burst onto the scene with a promise: be your own bank. A decade later, financial middlemen are stronger than ever and banks have adapted the technology to suit their own ends. Will decentralization ever prevail?

A.I. AND THE FUTURE OF MONEY
Hosted by Refinitiv
Artificial intelligence is transforming financial services, bringing new opportunities for consumers and businesses. But A.I. is also fraught with ethical and security risks, with machines potentially making decisions on everything from credit scores to trading to lending.

1:45 PM
SWITCH BREAK
2:00 PM
IN THE KNOW: MAINSTAGE SESSIONS

Sessions include

GENERATION DEBT
For the majority of millennials and others, debt is a harsh reality that delays life goals, such as buying a house. How are new lenders and payment models helping cash-strapped generations achieve their dreams?

CLOSING INTERVIEW
Michael Corbat, Chief Executive Officer, Citigroup

ADDITIONAL SESSIONS TO BE ANNOUNCED

3:30 PM
CLOSING RECEPTION

Hosted by Citi

4:00 PM
ADJOURN