Day 1

29 November 2017

Blockchain Technologies & Development – Day 1

There has been a flurry of new start ups, announcements, new user cases, and applications being developed using blockchain technology. Research provides strong evidence that blockchain technology could transform existing business models and invent new forms of business in a profound way. The Blockchain technologies track examines key challenges for developers building these initiatives, you will also hear from a number of innovative Blockchain start ups, their business cases, and case studies, and be able to see how to partner with a number of emerging technology players to forward your Blockchain services. According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology market is expected to rise from $210m in 2016 to $2.31bn by 2021. In this session, leading venture capitalists and investors will examine the emerging blockchain technology landscape and why there is so much attention around the sector. The blockchain technologies track look at how Blockchain companies are creating disruptive solutions to real world problems.    

09:30AM

Chair introduction and opening remarks

10:00AM

Panel : How can developers make the most of the blockchain opportunity?

  • Examining open source blockchain development
  • How to develop scalable solutions
  • Building in security around regulatory compliance and accountability
  • Leverage existing codebases, workflows, and development ecosystems
  • Getting started with a highly scalable Ethereum compliant blockchain

10:40AM

Keynote: Building frameworks and new services for running blockchain networks in the Cloud

  • How blockchain can help cloud with accountability, reliability, compliance, security, verifiability, auditability & acceptance of liability

11:10AM

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Stephan Tual

Founder & COO

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11:10AM - Day 1

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. Stephan Tual, Founder & COO, Slock.it

11:30AM

Networking Break

01:00PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Panel: Blockchain from the investor’s perspective: A VC view of the marketplace

According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology market is expected to rise from $210m in 2016 to $2.31bn by 2021. In this session, leading venture capitalists and investors will examine the emerging blockchain technology landscape and why there is so much attention around the sector.

  • The opportunities for blockchain from an investor and VC viewpoint
  • What are the advantages of blockchain to investors when compared to other emerging technologies?
  • What criteria are VC’s looking for to invest in blockchain start-ups

05:30PM

Close of Conference

Day 2

30 November 2017

Blockchain Technologies & Development – Day 2

   

09:30AM

Panel: How to Build a blockchain Fintech startup?

  • Understanding the critical role investment plays in building you’re blockchain start up
  • The strategy behind building and guiding the development of ecosystems
  • Creating disruptive solutions to real world problems using blockchain

Disruptors in Fintech – we examine the latest in a range of blockchain start ups, and their perspective on the marketplace

11:40AM

Networking Break