June 12th, 2024

Day 2 – DLT and Digital Assets

Digital Assets: Anchoring the Digital Economy is a half day in-person conference designed to address the critical role and evolving landscape of digital assets within the financial sector. ​This event is crafted to deliver actionable insights and serve as an essential platform for industry stakeholders seeking to navigate the complexities of the digital asset landscape.

Themes Include:

  • Sector-Specific Insight on Digital Assets: The session will provide a comprehensive overview of current trends and challenges in digital assets, with a focus on the implications for the financial industry.

    Custody Solutions: A detailed examination of advanced custody solutions will be presented, highlighting secure and compliant asset management practices critical for institutional stakeholders.

    Regulatory Compliance: Speakers will dissect regulatory environments and compliance obligations, essential for maintaining operational integrity in the digital asset industry.

Half-Day Conference – Digital Assets: Anchoring the Digital Economy


Welcome & Opening Address

Michael Bacina – Chair, Blockchain Australia

Regulatory Update

Dr Rhys Bollen – ASIC

Tim Baird – Commonwealth Treasury



Zodia Custody

Julian Sawyer – Zodia Custody



Institutional Adoption of Digital Assets: Barriers and Pathways to Integration

[MOD] Nicole Waaka – Ripple

Tim Wilks – Coinspot

Jason Titman – Swyftx

Blake Cassidy – Bamboo

Jeff Yew – Monochrome

Panel Session


Custody Solutions for Digital Assets: Security, Compliance, and Innovation

[MOD] Angela Clark – Wallet Nation

Kate Cooper – Zodia Custody

Shane Verner – Fireblocks

Jack Deeb – Pier Two

Ryan McCall – Zerocap

Fireside Chat


Mainstreaming Digital Assets: From Niche Markets to Global Financial Systems

[MOD] Michele Levine – Hamilton Locke

Vakul Talwar – Crypto. com



DCE’s: Now, Next & Beyond

[MOD] Jackson Zeng – Caleb & Brown

Jessica Renden – Cointree

Edwin Tan – CoinJar

Ben Rose – Binance



Official Closing

Amy-Rose Goodey, COO – Blockchain Australia

Blockchain Australia 10 Year Anniversary Gala Dinner

Blockchain Australia 10 Year Anniversary Gala

Date:  Wednesday, 12 June 2024
Time: 7:00pm – Late
Location: Doltone House, Sydney

Commemorate a decade of progress at Blockchain Australia’s 10th Anniversary Dinner, where we’ll gather at Doltone House to enjoy a three-course meal and pay homage to the collective efforts of visionaries, pioneers, and dedicated members who have shaped our association over the years.