Europe AGENDA

09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

  • Chairpersons welcome and opening remarks

09:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Keynote Presentation – The Path Ahead for Crypto as an Asset Class

This session will provide strategic insights into the evolving landscape of cryptocurrencies, offering a forward-looking perspective on the role of crypto. Explore current market trends and dynamics that are shaping cryptocurrencies as viable investment instruments, providing the you with a comprehensive understanding of the asset class’s trajectory. 

Key takeaways: 

  • Strategic insights into crypto’s evolution and future role as an asset class.
  • Analysis of current market trends shaping crypto’s viability as an investment.
  • Comprehensive understanding of crypto’s trajectory as an investment instrument.

10:15 AM - 10:55 AM

Panel – The Future of Crypto - Regulatory Uncertainty and the Way Forward

A deep dive into the current challenges posed by regulatory uncertainty in the crypto space, exploring how it impacts the industry and discussing potential strategies for navigating this evolving landscape.

Engage in a forward-looking discussion with industry experts as they share insights on shaping the future of crypto amidst regulatory uncertainties. 

Key takeaways:

  • Examination of regulatory uncertainty’s impact on the crypto industry.
  • Strategies for navigating the evolving regulatory landscape in crypto.
  • Forward-looking insights from industry experts on shaping crypto’s future amidst regulatory challenges.

10:55 AM - 11:25 AM

Presentation – Identifying the Next Wave of Generational Crypto Projects

This presentation will shed light on emerging trends in the crypto space, focusing on identifying the next wave of crypto projects that have the potential to shape the industry’s future.

Explore the investment landscape within the crypto sector, discussing potential opportunities and strategies for investors to identify and engage with the most promising projects. 

Key takeaways:

  • Spotlight on emerging trends in crypto, with a focus on future-shaping projects.
  • Discussion on investment opportunities within the crypto sector.
  • Strategies for identifying and engaging with promising crypto projects.

11:25 AM - 11:45 AM

Presentation – Web3 Harmony: The Interconnected Future

Explore leaving behind the maximalism mindset and instead discover the future of Web3 with interoperable chains, each carrying distinct advantages and disadvantages for specific use cases. 

Key takeaways: 

  • Transitioning away from maximalism towards an interconnected Web3 future.
  • Embracing interoperable chains with unique strengths and weaknesses for specific purposes.
  • Exploring the harmony and potential of a diverse ecosystem in Web3.

11:45 AM - 12:10 PM

Networking Break

12:10 PM - 12:55 PM

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12:55 PM - 1:15 PM

Presentation – Scaling Blockchains - Layer 2 Solutions

This presentation will offer a comprehensive overview of Layer 2 scaling solutions in the blockchain space, exploring how these technologies aim to address challenges and enhance transaction throughput on existing blockchain networks.

Delve into Layer 2 solutions and assess their impact on scalability, efficiency, and user experience within blockchain ecosystems. Highlight real-world examples to illustrate the effectiveness of these solutions in optimizing blockchain performance.

Key takeaways: 

  • Comprehensive overview of Layer 2 scaling solutions for blockchain networks.
  • Examination of how these technologies address scalability challenges and enhance transaction throughput.
  • Assessment of the impact on scalability, efficiency, and user experience, with real-world examples showcasing effectiveness.

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Lunch Networking Break

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation: Institutional Crypto Adoption - Infrastructure for the Future

This presentation will conduct a thorough analysis of the current institutional landscape in cryptocurrency, examining the trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the adoption of digital assets within traditional financial institutions.

Explore the strategies and initiatives being undertaken to build a robust infrastructure for institutional crypto adoption, covering areas such as secure custody solutions, regulatory compliance frameworks, and institutional-grade trading platforms.

Key takeaways:

  • In-depth analysis of institutional crypto adoption trends, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Exploration of strategies and initiatives to develop robust infrastructure for institutional adoption.
  • Coverage of secure custody, regulatory compliance, and institutional-grade trading platforms as key components of the infrastructure.

2:45 PM - 3:35 PM

Panel – CBDC's, the Devil's Spawn or the Future of Money

Engage in a lively discussion as the panel explores diverse viewpoints on Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), framing the debate around whether they are considered the “Devil’s Spawn” or herald the “Future of Money.”

Delve into the potential societal impacts of CBDCs, considering how they may influence financial inclusion, privacy concerns, and the overall dynamics of the traditional banking system.

Key takeaways:

  • Exploration of societal impacts including financial inclusion, privacy, and effects on traditional banking.
  • Diverse viewpoints from the panel to offer a comprehensive understanding of the CBDC debate.

3:35 PM - 3:55 PM

Presentation – Innovation Showcase: Next-gen Distribution Ledgers

Highlight cutting-edge technologies beyond traditional blockchains, showcasing innovations that could refine the future of distributed ledger systems such as DAGs.

Key takeaways:

  • Showcase of cutting-edge technologies beyond traditional blockchains.
  • Highlighting innovations that could refine distributed ledger systems, including DAGs.
  • Exploration of next-gen distribution ledgers and their potential impact on the future of technology.

3:55 PM - 4:25 PM

Networking Break

4:25 PM - 5:05 PM

Panel – Fuelling the Epic Bull Market Mania

This presentation will provide an analysis of the factors fueling the current bull market, offering insights into market dynamics, investor sentiments, and key drivers contributing to the epic surge in asset prices

Explore the concept of market mania, delving into the psychology of investors, the impact of social media, and the role of speculative trading within the financial markets

  • Analysis of factors driving the current bull market, including market dynamics and investor sentiment.
  • Exploration of market mania, examining investor psychology, social media impact, and speculative trading.
  • Insights into the epic surge in asset prices and key drivers contributing to the market frenzy.

5:05 PM - 5:35 PM

Presentation – Interoperability Challenges: Overcoming the Complexities

Delve into the challenges and complexities associated with achieving true interoperability among blockchain networks, considering technical, regulatory, and practical aspects.

Key takeaways:

  • Consideration of technical, regulatory, and practical complexities.
  • Discussion on strategies for overcoming interoperability challenges.

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

10:15 AM - 11:20 AM

Presentation: Tokenised World – Perspectives on What's to Come

Overview of the current state of tokenisation and insights into future trends

Key takeaways:

  • Understanding the diverse range of assets being tokenized across industries, highlighting the growing adoption and adaptation of blockchain technology
  • Insight into anticipated trends in tokenization, such as increased regulatory clarity, interoperability between different tokenized assets, and the rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms
  • Recognizing the transformative power of tokenized assets in reshaping traditional business models

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM

Networking Break

11:40 AM - 12:15 AM

Fireside Chat: Tokenising Real-World Assets

A dive into the benefits of tokenising real-world assets, including popular commondities like gold and silver. 

Key takeaways:

  • Tokenizing real-world assets like gold and silver can unlock liquidity by fractionalizing ownership
  • Tokenization makes traditionally illiquid assets accessible to a wider range of investors
  • Blockchain technology ensures transparency and security in transactions
  • Tokenizing real-world assets allows investors to diversify their portfolios beyond traditional financial instruments

12:15 PM - 12:40 PM

Presentation – Play-to-Earn (P2E) - Passing Fad or the Future of Gaming?

  • Assessing whether Play-to-Earn (P2E) is just another passing fad or the future of gaming.

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

Presentation – Next-gen NFTs: From Digital Art to Real-World Utility

Uncover the expanding horizons of NFTs, moving beyond art to practical applications like real estate, intellectual property protection, ticketing, and more

Key takeaways: 

  • Next-generation NFTs are expanding beyond digital art, encompassing practical applications such as real estate, intellectual property protection, ticketing, and more
  • NFTs are being leveraged to provide real-world utility, including fractional ownership of physical assets like real estate and art
  • NFTs offer innovative solutions to longstanding challenges, such as providing immutable records of ownership

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch Networking Break

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Panel – Supply Chain Revolution: Blockchain's Role in Boosting Transparency

Assess the  revolutionary impact of blockchain on supply chains, focusing on boosting transparency, traceability, efficiency, and authenticity

Key takeaways:

  • Blockchain technology revolutionizes supply chains by providing transparent and immutable records of transactions
  • Blockchain enables end-to-end traceability, allowing stakeholders to track products from origin to destination, reducing the risk of fraud, counterfeiting, and unauthorized alterations
  • By automating processes and reducing manual interventions, blockchain streamlines supply chain operations

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation – Real Estate as a Token

A discussion on using blockchain to fractionalise ownership of real estate and allow more liquid trading. This session covers everything from legal considerations to benefits over traditional REITs

Key takeaways:

  • Blockchain enables fractionalization of real estate, allowing investors to own smaller portions of properties
  • Tokenizing real estate assets on blockchain platforms facilitates more liquid trading, enabling investors to buy, sell, and trade property tokens
  • Discussion will encompass the legal considerations surrounding tokenized real estate

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Presentation – Empowering Musicians: Protecting the Works of Creators

A presentation on tokenising music copyrights and royalties so more fans can support artists directly. Examination of the model and how it improves traditional royalty processing

Key takeaways:

  • The presentation highlights the concept of tokenizing music copyrights and royalties, enabling direct support from fans to artists by leveraging blockchain technology
  • Tokenization allows fans to directly support their favourite artists
  • Blockchain’s immutable ledger ensures transparency and accountability in music royalty distribution

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Chairperson's Closing Remarks

09:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

  • Chairpersons welcome and opening remarks

10:00AM - 10:30 AM

Presentation – DAO Democracy: A New Era of Business Decision-Making

Explore how DAOs could usher in a new era of democratic decision-making, involving stakeholders and customers in critical choices for organisations

  • The presentation emphasizes the potential of DAOs to revolutionize business decision-making by enabling decentralized governance structures that involve stakeholders and customers in critical choices
  • DAOs offer a paradigm shift towards democratized decision-making, where all participants have a voice and voting power in organizational matters

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Panel – Driving Blockchain for Enterprise Growth Through Innovation

Exploring enterprise expansion through blockchain-enabled convergence involves examining how blockchain technology serves as a catalyst for innovation, fostering growth and transformation across various sectors

Key takeaways:

  • Blockchain as catalyst for enterprise growth, understand how blockchain convergence drives innovation
  • Macro and Micro Initiatives, exploring both broad industry-level initiatives, optimize processes, reduce costs, and create new revenue streams
  • Discuss constraints, limitations and challenges across blockchain industries
  • Delve into the critical aspects of privacy, security and integration, ensuring data integrity, compliance and operational resilience

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Panel – Building Chains: Comparing Approaches

Detailed exploration of different approaches to building chains, including the emergence of alternative distributed ledger technologies such as DAGs

Key takeaways:

  • Gain insights into various approaches to building blockchain networks, including traditional blockchains and emerging technologies
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches, including scalability, security, decentralization, and consensus mechanisms
  • Learn which approach is best suited for different use cases and industries, considering factors such as transaction speed, network capacity, and data integrity requirements

11:30 AM - 11:55 AM

Networking Break

11:55 AM - 12:20 PM

Presentation – Navigating Blockchain and Web3 Data

Delving into the evolving landscape of Web3 data involves exploring the paradigm shift brought about by decentralized technologies like blockchain, and its profound impact on data management practices

Key takeaways:

  • Gain insights into the decentralized data ecosystem driven by Web3 technologies and blockchain
  • Explore the complexities and hurdles faced within the blockchain and Web3 space, including issues related to scalability, interoperability, data privacy, and governance
  • Discover emerging solutions and innovations aimed at addressing challenges in data exchange and collaboration within the blockchain and Web3 environment
  • Learn how advancements in blockchain and Web3 technologies are reshaping data management practices

12:20 PM - 12:50 PM

Panel – Web3 Gaming and an Open Metaverse

Overview of the Web3 gaming ecosystem and its impact on traditional gaming models.

Key takeaways:

  • Gain insights into the evolving landscape of Web3 gaming, fostering the development of an open metaverse within the gaming industry
  • Explore how decentralization revolutionizes the gaming experience by disrupting traditional models, empowering players and fostering greater engagement and interaction within virtual worlds
  • Understand how blockchain technology is reshaping gaming by introducing in-game assets, enabling secure ownership, transparent transactions, and interoperability across different gaming platforms, thereby enhancing the value proposition for players
  • Discover how Web3 gaming enhances player engagement through novel mechanics such as play-to-earn incentives, fostering a more immersive and participatory gaming experience

12:50 PM - 1:40 PM

Lunch Networking Break

1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Presentation – Social Impact Through Blockchain and Web3

Exploring how blockchain and Web3 technologies empower marginalized communities reveals a transformative potential to address systemic inequalities and enhance socio-economic inclusion.

Key takeaways:

  • Blockchain enables marginalized communities, including the unbanked and underbanked, to access financial services without relying on traditional banking infrastructure
  • Web3 technologies provide marginalized communities with access to secure and transparent transactions, reducing the risk of fraud, corruption, and exploitation
  • Blockchain facilitates the ownership and transfer of digital assets, empowering individuals in marginalized communities to create, exchange, and monetize their digital creations
  • Web3 platforms host a variety of decentralized applications that cater to the needs of marginalized communities, offering solutions for financial empowerment, identity management, healthcare access, and education

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Panel – Building Web3 Infrastructure for Mass Adoption

Building Web3 infrastructure requires a comprehensive approach that encompasses various key components to ensure the development, deployment, and scalability of decentralized applications (dApps) and blockchain-based solutions

Key takeaways:

  • Learn about essential elements including decentralized storage, identity solutions, interoperability protocols, and smart contract platforms
  • Emphasize the importance of a user-centric approach in designing Web3 infrastructure
  • Understand the significance of ensuring ease of use and seamless integration with existing systems to lower entry barriers for users and organizations, fostering wider adoption and engagement in the Web3 ecosystem
  • Highlight the importance of prioritizing security measures to safeguard user data and assets in Web3 applications
  • Discuss initiatives and strategies aimed at driving mass adoption of Web3 technologies, including education, outreach programs, and user-friendly tooling, to leverage the benefits of decentralization for social impact and empowerment

2:50 PM - 3:20 PM

Panel – Web3 and Building Communities

Discussing effective strategies for building and nurturing communities within the Web3 ecosystem involves a multifaceted approach that leverages decentralized technologies and embraces principles of inclusivity, transparency, and collaboration

Key takeaways:

  • Gain insights into effective strategies for building and nurturing communities within the Web3 ecosystem
  • Explore the pivotal role of decentralized technologies in facilitating community development and management
  • Learn from real-world examples and best practices of successful Web3 projects that have built vibrant communities
  • Understand how successful Web3 projects foster collaboration and engagement within their communities through various initiatives
  • Explore strategies for promoting inclusivity and diversity within Web3 communities

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

Presentation – Embracing Decentralisation - Leveraging Web3 for Business Advantages

Explore how businesses can strategically integrate Web3 technologies for enhanced security and transparency

Key takeaways:

  • Understand how businesses can strategically integrate Web3 technologies to leverage decentralization for enhanced security, transparency, and operational efficiency
  • Explore the tangible benefits of embracing decentralization, including improved data security
  • Showcase real-world case studies and examples of businesses successfully leveraging Web3 principles to achieve tangible benefits
  • Learn how decentralization streamlines business processes, eliminates single points of failure, and enables more agile decision-making
  • Understand how Web3 technologies enhance security and transparency in business operations

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM

Presentation – On-Trend Tech - Luxury Brands Leading Web3 Integration

Showcase how luxury brands integrate Web3 technologies to enhance customer experiences

Key takeaways:

  • Learn how luxury brands are leading the integration of Web3 technologies to enhance customer experiences and offer unique and personalised services
  • Discover how blockchain and NFTs enable luxury brands to authenticate products
  • Highlight innovative use cases where luxury brands have effectively implemented Web3 technologies, showcasing forward thinking approaches to redefine luxury consumer engagement

4:20 PM - 4:35 PM

Chairperson's Closing Remarks

09:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

10:00AM - 10:45 AM

Keynote Panel – DeFi's importance in an increasingly Centralised World

Explore the role of DeFi in countering the growing trend of centralisation

Key takeaways:

  • DeFi serves as a counterbalance to the trend of increasing centralization in various sectors
  • The panel emphasizes the resilience of DeFi platforms, which operate independently of centralized authorities, mitigating the risk of single points of failure and censorship
  • DeFi platforms have the potential to provide financial services autonomously

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Presentation – Bridging TradFi and DeFi: Exploring Hybrid Financial Models

The panel explores the potential for hybrid financial models that combine elements of traditional finance (TradFi) and decentralized finance (DeFi) to leverage the strengths of both systems

Key takeaways:

  • Discuss the potential for hybrid financial models that seamlessly integrate elements of traditional finance (TradFi) and decentralised finance (DeFi)
  • Explore how these models can leverage the strengths of both systems for enhanced financial services

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Networking Break

11:45 AM - 12:20 PM

Presentation – The Future of DeFi - Decentralisation & Regulation

We explore key regulations and their influence on the crypto businesses. Learn what role decentralization will play and most importantly the right approach to the changing landscape

Key takeaways:

  • The presentation emphasizes the central role of decentralization in the future of DeFi, highlighting its potential to democratize finance, reduce reliance on intermediaries, and increase financial inclusion
  • Discussions revolve around the intersection of decentralization and regulation in DeFi, exploring the challenges and opportunities associated with regulatory compliance, consumer protection, and legal frameworks

12:20 PM - 12:45 PM

Presentation – Green Finance: Blockchain's Role in Sustainability

How to overcome the blockchain industry’s reputation as being environmentally-unfriendly and deliver a more sustainable future

Key takeaways:

  • Understand strategies to overcome the blockchain industry’s reputation for environmental impact and explore how blockchain can contribute to sustainability initiatives
  • Explore approaches to carbon offsetting and neutralization within blockchain networks, including carbon credit systems, proof of carbon mechanisms, and sustainability certifications
  • Gain insights from real-world case studies and best practices showcasing successful implementations of blockchain in green finance, including renewable energy trading, carbon footprint tracking, and sustainable supply chain management

12:45 PM - 1:05 PM

Lunch Networking Break

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Panel – Banking the Unbanked: Spreading Financial Opportunities

Exploring how cryptocurrencies can help to bridge digital divides and provide services to the two billion “unbanked” globally

Key takeaways:

  • Understand how cryptocurrencies can play a pivotal role in providing financial services to the unbanked population worldwide, unlocking economic opportunities for millions
  • Learn about the potential of cryptocurrencies to overcome barriers to traditional banking, including geographical limitations, lack of documentation, and infrastructure gaps in underserved regions
  • Explore how cryptocurrencies can reduce the costs associated with traditional banking services, such as remittance fees, account maintenance charges, and currency exchange rates

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Presentation – Blockchain for Secure IoT Transactions: Real-World Implementations

Join us for an enriching session that dissects the synergy between blockchain and IoT, emphasizing the tangible impact on secure transactions across supply chains, smart contracts, and identity management

Key takeaways:

  • The presentation highlights the powerful synergy between blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT), showcasing how their integration enhances security and transparency in various applications
  • Blockchain provides a secure foundation for IoT transactions, ensuring data integrity, immutability, and trustworthiness across supply chains, smart contracts, and identity management systems

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Panel – Beyond Sharing: Innovative Approaches to Scaling

Explore alternative and innovative approaches to scalability, assessing whether they could offer solutions beyond or in conjunction with traditional methods like sharing to support users on the scale of traditional finance

Key takeaways:

  • Understand the scalability challenges faced by blockchain and decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms, including transaction throughput, network congestion, and gas fees
  • Learn about innovative approaches to scalability beyond traditional methods like sharing, including layer 2 scaling solutions, sidechains, sharding, and state channels
  • Gain insights from real-world case studies and implementations of innovative scalability solutions, highlighting successes, challenges, and lessons learned

3:40 PM - 4:10 PM

Future Trends in P2E

Forecast the future trends in P2E (Play-to-Earn) gaming, examining how blockchain technology will continue to shape and innovate the gaming landscape

Key takeaways:

  • Understand the growing trend of P2E gaming, where players can earn real value through gameplay, and how blockchain technology is driving this innovation
  • Explore how blockchain technology is being integrated into gaming ecosystems to enable true ownership of in-game assets, provably fair gameplay, and secure transactions
  • Discover the latest trends shaping the future of P2E gaming, such as the integration of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized finance (DeFi) mechanics, and interoperability between games

 

4:35 PM - 4:55 PM

Presentation – Blockchain Adoption Roadmap: From Scepticism to Mainstream

Chart the evolution of blockchain adoption, addressing the challenges that have fuelled scepticism and outlining a practical roadmap for mainstream integration across industries

Key takeaways: 

  • Understand the journey of blockchain adoption, from initial scepticism to mainstream acceptance, and the key milestones and challenges encountered along the way
  • Explore the common challenges and misconceptions that have fuelled scepticism around blockchain technology, including scalability, security, regulatory concerns, and usability issues
  • Hear from industry experts about their perspectives on blockchain adoption, including the current state of the technology, emerging trends, and the potential impact on business models and processes

4:55 PM - 5:25 PM

Presentation – Stablecoins, CBDCs, and the Future of Money

Exploring the future of digital fiat currencies and the role that Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) could have. Hear more about CBDC projects and the motivations behind them

Key takeaways:

  • Understand the growing importance of stablecoins and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) in shaping the future of money, offering digital representations of fiat currencies on blockchain platforms
  • Gain insights into the potential impact of CBDCs on traditional financial systems, including changes to monetary policy, banking operations, cross-border transactions, and financial stability
  • Learn about the technological infrastructure required to support CBDCs, including blockchain platforms, digital wallets, identity verification systems, and interoperability standards

5:25 PM - 5:40 PM

Chairperson's Closing Remarks