Events & Media

Conferences and talks

Global Risk Institute, Toronto, 10 Nov 2015. FinTech and the bitcoin disruption: Toward crypto capitalism? Presentation by JP Vergne, discussion moderated by the Senior Deputy Governor of Bank of Canada [Full program]

Western Economics Society, London ON, 2 Mar 2016. The Economics of Bitcoin. Presentation by Sha Sha Wang. Invited talk at Western University [Full program]

‘The Great Bitcoin Debate’. 16 Mar 2016. Panel discussion with Taylor Gerring (Ethereum) and Danial Daychopan (Plutus) moderated by JP Vergne. Available [here]

Bank of Canada, Ottawa, 12 Apr 2016. What drives cryptocurrency returns: media buzz or innovation potential? JP Vergne (with Sha Wang), Invited presentation.

Swift Institute Business Forum, Toronto, 13 Apr 2016. Thinking strategically about the future of blockchain technology. Closing keynote presentation by JP Vergne [here]

‘Life after blockchain?’ 18 May 2016. Panel discussion with Johann Gevers (Monetas) & Maria Flyvbjerg Bo (Hufsy) moderated by JP Vergne [here]

Medici Summer School at HEC Paris. June 2016 [here]. ‘Trust and inequality in trustless platforms: A study of cryptocurrencies’. Research presentation by Ying-Ying Hsieh.

‘Ransomware: The darker side of bitcoin’. 27 July 2016. Panel discussion with Alexander Hinchliffe (Palo Alto Networks) and Samee Zafar (Edgar Dunn Co) moderated by JP Vergne [here]

Oxford University Symposium. 31 Aug-Sept 2, 2016. ‘Structural organization of bitcoin and blockchain categories: The role of social evaluations and inclusiveness.’ Research presentation by Gautam Swain.

Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Berlin, 17-20 Sept 2016. ‘Categorical Anarchy in the U.K.? British Media’s Classification of Bitcoin and the Limits of Categorization’ (JP Vergne & G. Swain). Paper nominated for Best Conference Paper Award [Full program]

Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Berlin, 17-20 Sept 2016. ‘Trust in trustless platforms: A study of cryptocurrencies’  (YY Hsieh & JP Vergne). Research paper presentation [Full program]

Selected media

SC Magazine. Interview about FinTech regulation

The Toronto Star. Interview about the future of cash

Firmex. Interview about SwissLeaks and data security

The Globe and Mail. Interview about piracy and industry renewal

The Daily Dot. Interview on Internet governance

CBC. Interview about bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies

The Globe and Mail. Interview about piracy

Global Banking & Finance Review. Book review

The Christian Science Monitor. Op-Ed on piracy