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

12:30 - 13:30 Arrival and light lunch

13:30 - 13:35 Welcome

13:35 - 13:50 Opening Speech - Dino Falaschetti, Director, Office of Financial Research, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Fast Forward with Identity Management using the LEI

13:50 - 13:55 LEI in Digital Certificates

13:55 - 14:15 LEI in Blockchain: Application for Digital Verifiable Credentials


  • Karla McKenna, Head of Standards, GLEIF

  • Christoph Schneider, Head of IT Development & Operations, GLEIF

14:15 - 14:45 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. 


  • Stephen Davidson, Co-founder, DigiCert + QuoVadis

  • Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer, Evernym

  • Moderator: Tim Walsh, Consulting Principal, Banking - Cognitive and Analytics Practice, Deloitte

14:45 - 15:00 Q&A

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

Global LEI Adoption: Let’s Walk the Walk 

15:30 - 15:45 Keynote

15:45 - 16:00 Scale-up of the Global LEI System


  • Gabriela Skouloudi, Partner, McKinsey & Company

  • Philip Bruno, Partner, McKinsey & Company

16:00 - 16:30 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, streamline processes, 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.


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

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

  • Moderator: Nick Hart, Interim President, Data Foundation

16:30 - 16:45 Q&A

16:45 - 17:00 Closing remarks: Efficient and reliable identification is essential for the digital economy

17:00 - 18:30 Reception and Networking