CyDEC 2020

June 25th, 9am - 12:30pm

Technological change was already moving at a mind blowing pace.

And COVID-19 managed to speed up its growth!

The 3rd annual Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference (CyDEC) will bring
together global and local experts to for yet another fascinating agenda focused on
the theme ‘Digitisation Beyond COVID-19’, showcasing new ideas and applied
technological advancements for leaders in both the private and public sectors.
This year’s biggest technology event in the Cayman Islands will be held virtually
but promises to be just as exciting and packed with lots of new information from top
speakers in the digital world.


CyDEC’s topics will be relevant to business leaders across: financial services, tourism, technology and the public sector, as well as compliance officers, enterprise risk managers and CEOs.


25Jun, 2020
1Welcome remarksPaul Byles 09:00 AM
2Opening remarks The Hon. Tara Rivers, JP, MLA 09:05 AM
3The Cayman Islands payment system – Where to Next? - A white paper by on the status of the local payment system.Jason Butcher 09:20 AM
4Panel Discussion - The Cayman lesson - what have we learnt about our digital economy?Jason Butcher , Ryan Watson , Alee Fa’amoe 09:45 AM
5Inaugural CYDEC Innovation Presentation Adam Lambert 10:05 AM
6AI: a presentation on how far AI has come and why we don’t need to fear it.Dr Chris Brauer 10:25 AM
7Panel Discussion - How do we coexist in the increasingly advanced tech world?Matt Vaughan , Adam Lambert , Dr Chris Brauer 10:50 AM
8Coffee Break11:10 AM
9The full story: How has tech and cybersecurity impacted compliance and risk management?Peter McKiernan 11:20 AM
10KEYNOTE: The truth about Big Data: a presentation on how our data is already being used by business and governments and what we can do about it.Inma Martinez 11:40 AM
11Panel Discussion - Do we really have control over our data? How much privacy do we need to give up? Peter McKiernan , Inma Martinez , Paul Byles 12:05 PM
12Closing Remarks Paul Byles 12:25 PM


There are many ways to be a part of Grand Cayman’s first conference dedicated to the current digital economy. Get your business or brand in front of a tech savvy, economically focused audience with one of our sponsorship level packages:

Title Sponsor
  • Sold Out
Silver Sponsor
  • Stall at the Online EXPO
  • Inclusion in event promotion
  • 2 event tickets

Bronze Sponsor
  • Inclusion in event promotion
  • Logo on Website
  • 1 event ticket

If you are interested in sponsoring this event please contact or call 525 6157.

Photo Gallery

Some photos from Cydec 2019