Virtual CYDEC 2021 conference focused on putting Cayman on the digitization track

Virtual CYDEC 2021 conference focused on putting Cayman on the digitization track

April 19, 2021
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The fourth annual Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference (CYDEC), hosted by FTS, will take place online on 3rd June 2021 from 9am to 12:30pm.

Originally launched in 2018 as the first conference of its kind in The Cayman Islands, CYDEC has become the most anticipated digital event in the community calendar. The virtual event offers the opportunity to engage with global technology experts in cybersecurity, cryptocurrency and blockchain, discussing the risks and benefits of digital currency.

Each year, the conference showcases cutting edge ideas and applied technological advancements for forward thinking leaders in both the private and public sectors.  The Digital Cayman industry body was launched as result of the first CYDEC conference.

This year’s conference is focused around how the Cayman Islands can fully immerse itself into the digital revolution. International and local speakers will examine the biggest digital trends, discussing how one of the world’s most successful international financial centres, one of the most attractive tourist destinations, one of the most COVID-safe countries in today’s world, can not only join but succeedin digitising its economy.

The agenda will be relevant to business leaders across: financial services, tourism, technology, and the public sector. Compliance officers, enterprise risk managers, and CEO’s will also benefit from these discussions and innovations.

“We are looking forward to another great event this year. COVID 19 has put digitisation at the forefront of our daily lives and this year’s theme aims to help push Cayman forward in the areas of innovation and technology”, said Paul Byles CYDEC founder.

Global industry leaders, renowned international speakers and local technological figureheads will be sharing their expertise on the panel of this year’s event. Guest speakers and moderators include: Co-Founder and CEO of Veriblock, Justin Fisher, Chief Economist at BITT, Marla Dukharan, Independent Director at Hash Consulting, Petri Basson, Senior Manager, News & Content at Dart, Tammi Sulliman, Director of Future Agenda, James Alexander, Director of IT & Infrastructure at Brave Software Intl. SEZC, Ryan Watson, and Managing Director of Cayman Enterprise City’s ZIMTRA, Adam Lambert; among others.

The CYDEC 2021 conference is proudly partnered with the following sponsors: Cayman Tech City, Zimtra, Veriblock, Cayman Islands Government, Tower and Chamber of Commerce.

Early bird tickets are available at a 10% discounted rate, for a limited time only. Tickets are available at www.cydec.ky at a cost of $112.50 per person.