Lab CFTC Event Oct 3, 2018

CFTC to Host First Fintech Conference on October 3-4, 2018



**This event is currently at capacity. You may sign up for the waitlist. The conference will be livestreamed and the link will be available on the CFTC's homepage on October 3-4 , 2018. Thank you for your interest in Fintech Forward 2018!**

Fintech Forward 2018 is CFTC’s LabCFTC and the Office of Customer Education and Outreach two-day conference that will convene domestic and international financial regulators, fintech innovators and experts to examine fintech topics, including:

  • Key emerging technology trends and developments
  • Regulating crypto asset markets
  • Evolving tokenization
  • Safeguarding digital assets
  • Combatting fraud
  • 21st century regulatory approaches and frameworks
  • Global education efforts
  • The future of regtech, compliance, and oversight
  • AI’s market intelligence, impact and transformative potential

There will also be an opportunity to engage with domestic and international regulators, including staff from:

  • CFTC
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • National Futures Association
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • UK’s Financial Conduct Authority


Wednesday, October 3, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 6: 00 p.m.

Thursday, October 4, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. A livestream link will available prior to the event for those unable to attend in person.

For press inquiries, please contact the Office of Public Affairs at [email protected].

For general inquiries, please email [email protected].


Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Conference Center
1155 21st Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036


View Archived Webcast (Day 1)

View Archived Webcast (Day 2)

CFTC Press Release 7782-18

CFTC Press Release 7810-18

Fintech Forward 2018 Agenda