Building a bridge for institutional investors to embrace
the crypto + blockchain paradigm

October 20 – 21, 2019 | Hotel Crescent Court | Dallas, TX

The 2018 program was approved for 7 CFP CE credits and 12 CIMA® and CPWA® CE credits

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Why DASS is the “must attend” event
for institutional investors

DIGITAL ASSETS WEEKLY

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THE PREMIER “ALLOCATORS ONLY” ALL-IN-ONE, 2-DAY DUE DILIGENCE SOLUTION FOR DIGITAL ASSETS

Designed specifically for investment professionals (RIAs, family offices, endowments, foundations, hedge funds, etc.) and accredited investors, the Digital Asset Strategy Summit (DASS) focuses on addressing the opportunities and challenges of today’s market and presenting a variety of innovative disciplines and portfolio construction ideas designed for today’s forward thinking money managers.

DASS is produced by one of the original co-creators of Inside ETFs and in collaboration with Ric Edelman and the RIA Digital Assets Council (RIADAC).

Rick Edelman

CONFERENCE CHAIRPERSON

Ric Edelman

Founder | Edelman Financial Engines

Ric Edelman is one of the nation’s leading financial advisors. Founder of Edelman Financial Engines, the largest independent RIA with $200 billion in assets under management, Ric hosts a nationally syndicated radio show, PBS television specials and is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of 10 books on personal finance. Recipient of IARFC’s lifetime achievement award, Ric has been named by Investment News, RIABiz and others as one of the most influential people in the financial services industry. Ric is also the founder of the RIA Digital Assets Council (RIADAC).

RIA Digital Assets Council

CHAIRPERSON SPONSOR

RIA Digital Assets Council

The RIA Digital Assets Council is dedicated to advancing the RIA community’s awareness, knowledge and understanding of blockchain and digital assets so financial advisors can effectively give their clients advice about these disruptive technologies.

Thanks to RIADAC’s leadership, financial advisors can connect with regulators and academia to explore blockchain and digital assets, and be introduced to innovators that offer products and services in this field that are of value to RIAs and/or their clients. Visit Their Website

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Kyle Bass

KYLE BASS

Founder & CIO
Hayman Capital Management

Rick Edelman

RIC EDELMAN

Founder
Edelman Financial Engines

Bill Laggner

BILL LAGGNER

Co-Founder
Bearing Asset Management

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JENNIFER McHUGH

Senior Special Counsel, Division of Investment Management
SEC

Bart Stevens

BART STEPHENS

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Blockchain Capital

Mark Yusko

MARK YUSKO

CEO & CIO
Morgan Creek Capital Management, LLC

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Dara Albright

DARA ALBRIGHT

Advisor
EisnerAmper

Mike Alfred

MIKE ALFRED

Co-Founder & CEO
Digital Assets Data

Thomas Bailey

THOMAS BAILEY

Partner
Notation Capital

Dhruv Bansal

DHRUV BANSAL

Co-Founder & CSO
Unchained Capital

Dmitriy Berenzon

DMITRIY BERENZON

Research Partner
Zenith Ventures

Ron Bulls

RON BULLIS

Partner
Lifeworks Advisors

Chris Calicott

CHRISTOPHER CALICOTT

PM – Alternative Investments
Dustin Trammell Family Office

Dale Chrystie

DALE CHRYSTIE

Business Fellow, Blockchain Strategist
FedEx

charles cumello

CHARLES CUMELLO JR.

President & CEO
Essex Financial

John Davi

JOHN DAVI

Founder | CIO
Astoria Portfolio Advisors

Tuur Demeester

TUUR DEMEESTER

Founder
Adamant Capital

Terrence Dempsey

TERRENCE DEMPSEY

Head of Product
Fidelity Digital Assets

Cesare Fracassi

CESARE FRACASSI

Associate Professor of Finance
University of Texas at Austin

Rashi Gajula

RASHI GAJULA

Sr. Manager, Technology Solutions
Pioneer Natural Resources

Bobby Henebry

BOBBY HENEBRY, CFA

Founder
HBCC

Travis Kling

TRAVIS KLING

Founder, CIO
Ikigai Asset Management

Paige Krieger

PAIGE KRIEGER

Program Manager
IBM Blockchain

Mehrzad Mahdavi

MEHRZAD MAHDAVI

Executive Director
FDP Institute

Kate Mitselmakher

KATE MITSELMAKHER

General Partner
Bloccelerate VC

Diogo Monica

DIOGO MÓNICA

Co-Founder & President
Anchorage

Kathleen Moriarty

KATHLEEN MORIARTY

Partner
Chapman and Cutler LLP

Dave Nage

DAVID NAGE

Principal
Arca

Gideon Powell

GIDEON POWELL

CEO
Autonomous Crypto Corp.

Tyrone Ross Jr.

TYRONE ROSS JR.

Founder & CEO
401

Darsh Singh

DARSH SINGH

Managing Director
Hazoor Partners

Lex Sokolin

LEX SOKOLIN

Global Fintech Co-Head
ConsenSys

Jack Tatar

JACK TATAR

Managing Partner
Doyle Capital Management

Ryan Todd

RYAN TODD

Research Analyst
The Block

Marcos Veremis

MARCOS VEREMIS

Managing Director
Cambridge Associates

Greg Zethalis

GREG XETHALIS

Partner
Chapman and Cutler LLP

SESSIONS INCLUDE:

  • Introduction to Digital Assets
  • Digital Assets: An Alternative Asset Class?
  • The State of Digital Assets
  • Securing Your Digital Asset Investment
  • Valuing Crypto Assets
  • Blockchain Beyond Crypto: A Case For Blockchain-Based Enterprise Solutions
  • Mining: How Does It Work and Impact My Investments
  • The Deployment Perspective: Family Office Case Studies
  • Fund Manager Due Diligence
  • The Future of Tokenization of Traditional Assets
  • The Current State of Regulation
  • Portfolio Construction: Putting Digital Asset Strategies To Work

WHAT MAKES OUR EVENT UNIQUE:

  • Agenda is strategy/portfolio construction-focused, not industry-focused
  • Investment professional attendees only
  • NO service provider registration available
  • 10:1 ratio of buyside investment professionals to sponsors
  • Maximum of 3 panelists on any given session
  • 1 track program so no competing session at the same time as your presentation
  • Optional one-on-one meetings
  • High level media attendance

OUR SPONSORS

Anchorage
Arca
Blockchain Capital
Champman and Cutler
Digital Assets Data
Eisner Amper
Fidelity Assets
Kingdom Trust
RIADAC
Unchained Capital
Zenith Ventures

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

The Block
CAIA
Crypto Briefing
Dara Albright Media
FDP Institute
Hedge Fund Alert
HFA
Phix Solutions
RIA
TIPPERARY
Unlock

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Endowments • Family Offices • Foundations • Hedge Funds • High Net Worth Individuals • PE Funds • Pension Funds • Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) • Retirement Plans • VCs • CPAs

CONTACT US

For media, sponsorships and speaking opportunities contact us:

(646) 321-1785