The Peninsula Manila, Makati City

10 November 2019 | 1PM to 6PM



Decentralizing the Future

TokenNews Conference is one of the largest annual gatherings for the blockchain industry in the Philippines. Our mission is to serve as the significant medium for exchanging ideas, businesses, and opportunities.

In 2017, we’ve seen the ICO boom. In 2018, the blockchain industry began to grow. As the industry continues to mature in 2019, we are committed to deliver more quality content to the people.

The discussion of this event will focus more on how blockchain is re-shaping the future of finance, trading and gaming.  The event will also feature a tribute to the local community.

The event is free and open to anyone interested to network with like-minded people and learn more about blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

The Venue

The event will be held at the Rigodon ballroom of the Peninsula Manila Hotel, Makati. The ballroom can accommodate up to 300 guests.
Makati is one of the go to places for most blockchain events and meet-ups in Manila.

Food will be served to the attendees.

Free shuttle service will be provided for students.

  Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, 1226, Makati, Metro Manila

  (+632) 887 2888

Program Schedule


1:00PM to 2:00PM
We will be giving away The Little Bitcoin book, make sure to register as early as possible.

Event Introduction

2:00PM to 2:05PM
Program will strictly start exactly at 2PM. Introduction will be done by Emcee and Tori (TokenNews’ Virtual YouTuber)

Message from TokenNews CEO

2:05PM to 2:10PM
Speaker: Yuya Sugiura

Keynote Speech

2:10PM to 2:25PM
Speaker: Luis Buenaventura
Overview of the ASEAN crypto scene

Wowoo Exchange

2:30PM to 3:00PM
Speaker: Willie Chang
Introduction of Wowoo Exchange and recent developments in Singapore Libra


3:05PM to 3:25PM
Speaker: Harmen Brenninkmeijer


3:30 to 3:45PM
Speaker: Shogo

UP Cobra / Scholarship Awards Ceremony

3:50 to 4:15PM
Speaker: Adrian Roy Valdez

Coffee Break / Raffle Draw

4:15 to 4:30PM
Coffe break and raffle draw. Food will be served by this time.

Trading for a Living

4:35to 4:50PM
Speaker: Miko Sayo

The Heikin Touch Confluence

4:55 to 5:10PM
Speaker: Shariff Geron

Crypto Trend Continuation Strategy

5:15 to 5:30PM
Speaker: Emmanuel Deiparine

Panel Discussion: Stock Trading vs Crypto Trading

5:35 to 6:05PM
Panelists: Mark Vernon, Miko Sayo, Emmanuel Deiparine,
Amadeo Brands and Rafael Padilla
Moderator: Miguel Cuneta

Closing Remarks

6:05 to 6:10PM
by Emcee


Willie Chang

CEO at Wowoo Exchange
A leader with over twenty years of experience in fintech, investment banking and management consulting, he served as the Head of Strategic Planning and Business Development at Mizuho Securities in Singapore and also held management positions at Lehman Brothers and Deloitte Consulting prior to joining Wowoo Exchange Singapore.

Harmen Brenninkmeijer

CSO at Quanta
Mr. Brenninkmeijer is the Managing Partner of the Global Chain Group. He has a long-standing track record in regulated gaming sectors across emerging markets. His key activities include developing equity projects into the gaming sector and has equity involvement in a number of companies including those in Game Development, Game Aggregation, Sports Betting, Advisory Services and more.


CEO at QRC and CEO and Founder at BPM Ltd. in Hong Kong.
Has an extensive career in both public and private sectors, including the diplomatic mission, legislative works for ministerial officials of Japan, and leading a consulting firm in Dubai.

Since 2017, entering into the tech realm, Shogo utilises his previous experience and knowledge in coordination, business development and marketing and built BPM for specific industry. Soon, thanks to his management skills, appointed as CEO of a global RegTech capital and accelerator, QRC.

Luis Buenaventura

Founder of BloomX
Luis is a cofounder at BloomX, a startup that's bringing cryptocurrency systems to the emerging world. A prolific speaker and author, he's also the creator of Cryptopop, an art initiative that's making crypto more accessible to the mainstream.

Miguel Cuneta

co-Founder and CCO at SCI Ventures Inc.
Founded in
2014, SCI, a Central-bank registered Cryptocurrency exchange, has been at the forefront of the Blockchain industry in the Philippines with an ecosystem of services ranging
from payments, remittance, mobile money, and others, all powered by the technology behind Bitcoin.

Miko Sayo

Founder of
Miko Sayo is a Stockbroker / Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) at AP Securities, Inc. He is a veteran trader and one of the Philippine stock market gurus.

Emmanuel Deiparine

Cryptocurrency Trader
Emmanuel brings years of experience in trading in the stock market, forex and cryptocurrency markets.
His valuable reputation in the local community allowed him to organize Cryptocurrency Trading workshops with over 1000 aspiring traders.

Shariff Geron

Bitcoin Tagalog Coach

Mark Vernon

Founder Tagcash
Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Judge & Mentor
Vice Chairman FinTech Philippines Association,
Investor Judge at CNN's the Final Pitch show (seasons 3 and 4)

Rafael Padilla

Co-Founder BlockDevs Asia
Rafael Padilla is a commercial attorney who focuses on financial technology, cryptoassets assets and blockchain. He also co-founded the Fintech Philippines Association, the Blockchain Association of the Philippines, and recently Block Devs Asia, Inc.

Amadeo Brands

MakerDAO Ambassador / Founder EOI Digital
Analyst, Token Designer, Blockchain Consultant, project manager Mendix developer and Business developer