Virtual Crypto, Digital Currencty & Defi

Virtual Crypto, Digital Currencty and Defi

November 14th, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
Price: $349



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Virtual Cryptocurrency, Digital Currency, and Defi Event for Credit Unions is an immersive online conference that aims to educate credit union professionals about the rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrencies, digital currencies, and decentralized finance (Defi). This event provides unique opportunity for credit Unions to explore the potential benefits and risks associated with these emerging technologies, enabling them to make informed decisions and stay ahead in the ever-changing financial landscape.


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
David Pace - Manager of Regulatory Advocacy, League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates

The History of Cryptocurrency and the Mystery Surrounding Satoshi Nakamoto
Delve into the captivating evolution of cryptocurrency and the enigma of its inception. Set against the backdrop of the 2008 financial crisis, we explore the birth of Bitcoin, introduced to the world by the elusive Satoshi Nakamoto. While the identity of this mysterious creator remains a subject of intense speculation, the impact of their invention is undeniable. From its humble beginnings, Bitcoin has spurred a digital currency revolution, leading to the emergence of numerous other cryptocurrencies. As we navigate the challenges, criticisms, and milestones of this digital financial frontier, we also ponder its future implications. This presentation offers a thorough insight into the transformative potential of cryptocurrencies and the genius behind their creation. Whether you're a crypto aficionado or a newcomer, prepare for a deep dive into the heart of the digital currency phenomenon.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Amanda Senn - Chief Deputy Director for the Alabama Securities Commission

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Amanda Senn
Amanda W. Senn, Chief Deputy Director for the Alabama Securities Commission

Amanda is the Chief Deputy Director for the Alabama Securities Commission where she has been employed since 2008. She is responsible for advising the Commission on securities-related matters, investigating and prosecuting fraudulent actions surrounding the sales of securities throughout the state of Alabama, and has coordinated and litigated numerous multi-jurisdictional administrative, civil, and criminal matters. She also serves as a legislative liaison for the Commission. In that capacity, she advocates for investor protections and market integrity in Alabama.

Amanda is involved on both the State and local level in various organizations which address issues and promote awareness of Elder Abuse and Investment Fraud; including the Montgomery County Elder Justice Task Force and the Alabama Interagency Council for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. She is actively involved in the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), where she has served as Chairman of the Cybersecurity Committee, Co-Chair of the Broker Dealer Market and Regulatory Policy Committee and is currently serving as Co-Chair of the Enforcement Section. She is a frequent speaker on Alabama’s securities laws and Elder Justice, an instructor in a securities litigation course offered through NASAA, and has testified before the United State House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy on fraud and elder exploitation. Amanda is a member of the American Inns of Court, serves as Treasurer of the Montgomery County Bar Association, and as Past President of the Alabama Association of Regulatory Boards (AARB).

David Pace
David Pace, Manager of Regulatory Advocacy, League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates

David Pace graduated from Georgia State University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration on Finance. While in college, he worked for Associated Credit Union as a Risk Management Assistant focusing on third-party due diligence. After graduating, he accepted a position with the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance as a FinTech Examiner specializing in money service businesses and cryptocurrency companies. Currently, he is the Manager of Regulatory Advocacy with LSCU.

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