(Please note: speakers will be added as they are confirmed)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2019 | 12:30 - 5:00 P.M.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Arrival and light lunch

1:30 - 1:35 p.m. Welcome

1:35 - 1:50 p.m. Opening Speech: Dino Falaschetti, Director, Office of Financial Research, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Fast Forward with Identity Management using the LEI

1:50 - 1:55 p.m. LEI in Digital Certificates

1:55 - 2:15 p.m. LEI in Blockchain: Application for Digital Verifiable Credentials


2:15 - 2:45 p.m. Panel: Enhance trust, interoperability and opportunity through state-of-the-art identity standards and technology

The future of secure digital identity matters for competitiveness and security in a global and digital economy. Leveraging the LEI in digital identity management solutions will be essential for establishing the right levels of trust for businesses. It will also help to overcome the fundamental problem with entity identification today – it is done in a “suboptimal” way, fragmented using proprietary and siloed standards. This panel will explore how the LEI could help with the digital transformation of our economy. 


2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Q&A

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Coffee Break

Global LEI Adoption: Let’s Walk the Walk 

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Connecting the Industry through LEIs: George Brandman, Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Scale-up of the Global LEI System


4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Panel: Materialize the Benefits of LEI with Wide Adoption

Adoption is key to materialize the benefits of the LEI. Widespread adoption of the LEI would enable straight-through processing, improve data interoperability, and enhance counterparty identification in use cases such as data management, client onboarding, and trade finance. This panel will discuss how to scale adoption of the LEI and possible changes to the Global Legal Entity Identifier System business model.


  • Paul Haase, Vice President FS, Arvato

  • Amy Kabia, Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase

  • Aaron Klein, Director, Center on Regulation and Markets, Brookings Institution

  • Nancy Potok, Chief Statistician, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President

  • Gabriela Skouloudi, Partner, McKinsey & Company

  • Moderator: Nick Hart, Interim President, Data Foundation

4:30 - 4:45 p.m. Q&A

4:45 - 5:00 p.m. Closing remarks: Efficient and reliable identification is essential for the digital economy

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Reception and Networking