Digital Assets Outlook Europe 2023

Where allocators and managers meet to discuss the latest in digital asset investing

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - London | 8.15am - 6pm GMT

The digital asset hedge fund industry has experienced significant growth in the past few years as more dedicated firms have entered the space and more traditional managers have begun to incorporate digital asset strategies into their investment processes. Digital Asset Outlook Europe 2023 will connect investment managers and institutional investors to discuss the latest opportunities and challenges that this still nascent sector of the hedge fund industry provides.

MANAGER REGISTRATION       INVESTOR REGISTRATION

Agenda

0815 - 0900: Registration, Breakfast

0900 - 0915: Opening Remarks

0915 - 0945: Session 1: Fireside Chat: How to Profit from the Crypto and Broad DLT Growth Story

Speaker: Peter Habermacher, CEO and Co-Founder, Aaro Capital

Interviewed by Greg Winterton, Founder, Managing Editor, AlphaWeek

0945 - 1030: Session 2: Panel: Digital Assets’ Place In A Diversified Portfolio

The cryptocurrency market is too volatile to be a portfolio’s primary exposure. Or is it? This panel explains the best fit for professional investors and what is reasonable to expect – and what isn’t - from a digital assets allocation.

Speaker: Marc P. Bernegger, Co-Founder, AltAlpha Digital

Speaker: Edouard Hindi, Chief Investment Officer, Tyr Capital

Speaker: Moritz Seibert, Chief Investment Officer, Exponential Age Asset Management

1030 - 1100: Networking Break

1100 - 1145: Session 3: Panel: Best Practice In Digital Assets Custody

Private keys represent a potentially fatal single point of failure in the safekeeping of crypto assets. This panel explains best practice around digital assets custody and what questions investors should be asking of their managers with regards to their custody protocols.

Speaker: Rufus Round, CEO, GlobalBlock

1145 - 1230:  Session 4: Panel: Discretionary vs Quant

Large amounts of data exists in the public equity space with regards to whether discretionary or systematic strategies are better. But cryptoassets have a much shorter history from which to draw conclusions. This panel explains the current thinking here and how investors should view each approach.

Speaker: Patrick Ghali, Managing Partner, Sussex Partners

1230 - 1330: Lunch

1330 - 1415: Session 5: Virtual Fireside Chat: The Exponential Age of Digital Assets: Everything Will Change

Speaker: Raoul Pal, CEO, Exponential Age Asset Management

Interviewed by Greg Winterton, Founder, Managing Editor, AlphaWeek

Exponential Age Asset Management CEO Raoul Pal joins Digital Assets Outlook Europe 2023 from his home in the Cayman Islands to discuss his own journey in digital assets, his views on Web3 and the open metaverse, and what led him to start his own digital assets investment firm.

1415 - 1500: Session 6: Panel: Digital Assets Regulation: Opportunities and Concerns

The speed at which the digital asset investment industry moves is not mirrored by the speed in which regulators are making decisions to both support the industry and protect investors. This panel examines what the current and upcoming challenges are both in the United States and Europe.

1500 - 1530: Networking Break

1530 - 1615: Session 7: Panel: Digital Asset Infrastructure: The Current and the Future State of Play

Coverage of the infrastructure of the digital asset space is dominated by exchanges and exchange risk but there is much more to it than that. This panel delves into the current state of the infrastructure of the market, what’s being developed and why investors should care.

Speaker: Matteo Dante Perruccio, Partner, President International, Wave Financial

Speaker: Dave Shastri, Chief Strategy Officer, Truss Edge

1615 - 1700: Session 8: Fireside Chat: How Does A Traditional Hedge Fund Allocator Approach Digital Assets?

Speaker: John van Marle , Partner, Theta Capital Management

Interviewed by Greg Winterton, Founder, Managing Editor, AlphaWeek

Theta Capital is well known for its Legends fund of hedge funds, which allocates to hedge funds trading more traditional markets. But it also has a blockchain venture capital fund of funds, and Theta Capital Partner John van Marle will be speaking about Theta’s approach to the space and the differences – and similarities - between hedge fund investing and venture capital investing in the digital assets market.

1700 - 1710: Closing Remarks

1710 - 1800: Cocktail reception

 

Speakers

Marc P. Bernegger, Co-Founder, AltAlpha Digital

Patrick Ghali, Managing Partner, Sussex Partners

Peter Habermacher, CEO and Co-Founder, Aaro Capital

Edouard Hindi, Chief Investment Officer, Tyr Capital

John van Marle , Partner, Theta Capital Management

Raoul Pal, CEO, Exponential Age Asset Management

Matteo Dante Perruccio, Partner, President International, Wave Financial

Rufus Round, CEO, GlobalBlock

Dave Shastri, Chief Strategy Officer, Truss Edge

 

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