NICSA Crypto Economy Summit | Midwest

Hosted by: Midwest Regional Committee | September 19, 2018




Chapman and Cutler LLP, Chicago, IL 

KPMG LLP, Columbus, OH

Deloitte, Denver, CO

DST Systems, Inc., Kansas City, MO

Venue information provided below.




Space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.


The NICSA Crypto Economy Summit offers attendees a primer on the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies and how your firm can prepare for the impact of blockchain technology.

  • Get insights on new and established cryptocurrencies
  • Learn about recent regulatory developments
  • Gain an understanding of underlying blockchain technology
  • Hear first-hand experiences and strategies from industry peers

    Registration is complimentary, with special thanks to our sponsors: DST Systems, Inc., KPMG LLP, FIS, Deloitte, Chapman and Cutler LLP, OppenheimerFunds, PwC and Doremus FP

    Members and non-members must register in advance.


2:30 - 3:00 pm CT
3:00 - 3:45 pm CT

Comprehending the Crypto Economy
What are cryptocurrencies exactly, and how do they work? Will the underlying blockchain technology fundamentally transform financial interactions? Spend time with industry experts to explore the possibilities, identify the current roadblocks, and learn how the “crypto economy” may impact the future of our business.

Join NICSA for an in-person primer on the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies and how your firm can prepare for the impact of blockchain technology on the investment management and investment servicing world.

Our panel of experts will help attendees build their knowledge base of:

  • The fundamentals of cryptocurrencies and the implications for traditional financial systems
  • The technology that facilitates the mechanics of storage and exchange of virtual currencies
  • Emerging regulatory guidance on alternative currencies

    Meet our Panel:

    Nick Cerasuolo, Senior Manager - Cryptocurrency, Deloitte
    Robert Crea, Counsel, K&L Gates
    Lawrence Johnson, SVP & Head of Fintech Engagement, Morningstar, Inc.
    Artem Korenyuk, Director of Business Development, Office of FinTech Strategy, DTCC
    Greg Xethalis, Senior Counsel, Chapman and Cutler LLP
3:45 - 4:30 pm CT

Roundtable Discussion:

Spend time with industry colleagues sharing experiences, lessons learned, and key success factors for integrating a crypto strategy into your business planning.

4:30 - 5:30 pm CT 

Networking Reception:

This special cocktail reception will convene conference participants who are interested in networking, discussion, and industry collaboration.







Chicago (Chapman and Cutler LLP) | 111 West Monroe Street, 17th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

Parking - Coming soon! 

Columbus (KPMG LLP | 191 W. Nationwide Blvd., Suite 500, Columbus, OH 43215)

Parking - Garage at 245 Marconi Blvd.

Denver (Deloitte | 1601 Wewatta Street, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80202)

Parking - Garage in building

Kansas City (DST Systems, Inc. | 1055 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64105)

Parking - 301 W. 10th Street


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