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DeFi Retreat
Europe

June 10-11, 2024
Pavillon des Etangs, Paris, France
The gathering takes place in English.
The DeFi Retreats are a series of prominent international gatherings fostering critical collaboration between the Public and Private Sector in the Digital Assets Space.
Gain intimate and exclusive access to all Speakers and Guests under a unique All-Inclusive Experience.

About DeFi Retreat

DeFi Retreats redefine the essence of intimate gatherings, curating an exquisite experience for a limited audience of only 150 participants.

Top Regulators and Executives, including Managing Directors, VPs, CxOs from fintechs, venture capitalists, representatives from financial organizations, and legal luminaries spanning APAC, US, and Europe, are actively delving into business opportunities, establishing strategic partnerships, and dissecting solutions to the most complex Technology and Regulatory Challenges.

During the retreat, participants are immersed in off-the-record panel discussions offering a rare glimpse into the unfiltered opinions and perspectives of the industry leaders.

This is not just another conference, it's an all-encompassing experience where the boundaries between the stage and the audience blur, creating an environment where relationships flourish. Participants gain exclusive access to heads of Regulatory Agencies and Private Sector leaders over breakfast, engage in meaningful discussions during lunch, and foster connections at the evening reception.

The DeFi Retreat gatherings rethink the traditional conference setting. You will exit the confines of large conference halls and impersonal hotel rooms, and enter secluded, informal locations that offer an ambiance that encourages genuine connections to thrive.

DeFi Retreat is a TET Product. Learn more about TET here.

Alex Pelin
Founder, TET

Unique format

Quality over Quantity

Only 150 Managing Directors, VPs, CxOs from: fintechs, VCs, financial organizations, legal firms and Regulators from APAC, US and Europe.

Real Conversations

Off-the-record panel discussions and breakout sessions. Hear real conversations and opinions that aren't shared on a "mainstream" stage.

One, All-Inclusive Pass

Access includes:
- Welcome Reception
- Access to all Guests
- Access to Speakers
- Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Drinks
- Access to all off-the-record conversations

Themes

Technology Trends

Non-hyped DeFi Trends powering the future of the Financial Services industry

European Market Dynamics

Updates about the upcoming Digital Assets Regulatory changes in the UK and EU from the perspective of Service Providers and Public Sector

Fraud

Trends in illicit activity on chain and tax evasion

CBDCs, Stablecoins and Tokenized Deposits

Latest developments in CBDCs, Stablecoins and Tokenized Deposits

Digital Identity

A look at federated and decentralized approaches to Digital Identity, with perspectives from public and private sector

Travel Rule

Updates about the Travel Rule Requirenments in the EU

Asset Seizure

Collaborations between law enfrocement and private sector focused on asset seizure and fund recovery for victims of illicit activity on chain

RWA Tokenization

The latest updates on RWA Tokenization, US / EU views

Less than 40 passes available

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Financial Club members attend for free

Attending Organizations

Participating Regions:
France
Malta
Austria
Liechtenstein
Belgium
UK
US

Government Agencies (or similar):
European Commission
European Parliament
UK Cryptocurrency APPG
US IRS:CI
US CFTC
French Court of Auditors
COMCYBER-MI
Banque de France
French Treasury
Private Sector:
TaxBit
Solana Foundation
Deloitte
Arche Capital
BPM LLP
Michael Kyprianou
Quadrata
NÄGELE Attorneys at Law
Notabene
Sygnum
XReg Consulting
Borderless Labs
Forefront Advisers
Caileg (PE Advisory)
Most Capital Connections
Tigerblocks
Swarn
Kraken
LeadBlock Bitpanda Ventures
Bitpanda
Vidos
INATBA
Agent
Dowsers
Hash Directors
The Financial Club
Trueplay
Asset Reality
Crypto Council for Innovation
SGH Capital
Ondo Finance
Andersen
Binance
Chainalysis
Bpifrance
Crypto.com
Merkle Science
21X
Tradable
Ledger Cathay Fund
RAYN
Aplo
Atlendis Labs
Nomadic Labs

DeFi Retreat Agenda

June 10, 2024

Official DeFi Retreat Reception
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Hosted at Windo Skybar by

June 11, 2024

09:00am - 10:00am
Breakfast. All-Access Networking

10:00am - 10:40am
Panel Discussion: DeFi Trends

Moderator

Aliya Das Gupta
SVP, Sygnum

Panelist

Vanessa Grellet
Managing Partner, Arche Capital, Board Member, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Panelist

Lily Liu
President of the Management, Solana Foundation

Panelist

Nathan Catania
Partner, XReg Consulting

10:40am - 11:20am
Panel Discussion: Financial Crimes

Moderator

Dr. Max Bernt
Managing Director, Europe, TaxBit

Panelist

Kristen Hecht
Compliance Executive, FMR Binance, Meta, Treasury

Panelist

Jarod Koopman
Executive Director, Cyber and Forensic Services, IRS-Criminal Investigation

Panelist

Akli Le Coq
Crypto Assests Cybersecurity Analyst, French Ministry of Interior

11:20am - 11:40am
Coffee Break.

11:40am - 12:20pm
Panel Discussion: Money 3.0

Moderator

Claire Calmejane
Founder, Caileg (PE Advisory), FMR Group Chief Innovation Officer, Societe Generale

Panelist

Kristin Johnson
Commissioner, US CFTC

12:20pm - 01:00pm
Panel Discussion: European Market Dynamics

Moderator

Ivan de Lastours
Blockchain/Crypto Lead, Bpifrance

Panelist

Philipp Bohrn
Managing Director, Bitpanda

Panelist

Lisa Cameron
MP/Chair, Cryptocurrency APPG

Panelist

George Tucker
General Manager, UK & Head of External Affairs Crypto.com

12:40pm - 02:00pm
Lunch. All-Access Networking

02:00pm - 03:00pm
Breakout Session
Digital Identity

Jeffrey Blockinger
COO & General Counsel, Quadrata
Joachim Schwerin
DG GROW, European Commission
Vedran Lalic
Head of MEP’s Office, European Parliament
Misha Deville
Co-Founder, Vidos

02:00pm - 03:00pm
Breakout Session
RWA Tokenization

Dea Markova
Managing Director, Forefront Advisers
Lisa Fridman
CEO & Co-Founder, Quadrata
Philipp Pieper
Founder, Swarm
Charlotte Eli
Co-Founder, Atlendis Labs

03:00pm - 04:00pm
Breakout Session
The Impact of the Travel Rule Regulation and Upcoming Reporting Requirements in Europe

Dr. Max Bernt
Managing Director, Europe, TaxBit
Lana Schwartzman
Head of Regulatory and Compliance, Notabene
Dion Seymour
Crypto & Digital Assets Technical Director, Andersen
Roger Brown
Global Head of Tax Strategy, Chainalysis

03:00pm - 04:00pm
Breakout Session
Seizing digital assets: just another asset class, with a twist
hosted by

Hugo Hoyland
Chief Strategy Officer, Asset Reality
Jarod Koopman
Executive Director, Cyber and Forensic Services, IRS-Criminal Investigation

04:00pm - 05:00pm
Food. Drinks. All-Access Networking