Day 1

27 June 2018

Blockchain for Enterprise – Day 1

Blockchain technology is starting to encourage a direct value exchange over the internet. It is slowly moving towards mainstream adoption, and removing the friction in the exchange of value over the internet. It is fast approaching an inflection point where enterprise and greater mainstream adoption will ensue. As a result of the considerable structural advantages blockchain technology is expected to have significant impact on industries including payments, finance, insurance, energy, IoT, exchanges, music and many more. This track analyses just these impacts looking at various industries and the challenges and opportunities that blockchain will present to them.

09:00AM

Blockchain for Enterprise: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:10AM

Keynote: Understanding Blockchain Technologies & Markets

09:40AM

Case Study – Blockchain in action

A leading Blockchain developer will discuss how it is working with enterprise to develop tailored solutions utilising the power of Blockchain.

10:00AM

Panel: Building enterprise Blockchain applications and the challenges faced

  • Understanding the latest technologies applications
  • Examining specific industry use cases
  • Examining deployment requirements when building blockchain apps
  • What are the challenges to overcome in building enterprise grade applications ?
  • What are the challenges of interoperability and integration of blockchain technology in enterprise?
  • Can we find a common solution?

10:40AM

Networking Break

11:10AM

Panel: Blockchain and its application in the energy market

  • How Blockchain will contribute to a change in the business models within the energy sector, and how can it build credibility
  • Examining how blockchain technology can provide some upgrades existing systems or can replace legacy ones.
  • Blockchain applications for energy trading – and selling energy from your own systems
  • Supporting community energy models, electricity termination, verification of green electricity certificates, and automates reading of smart meters

11:50AM

Case Study: Digital transformation in a multinational corporation

Hear from a real life enterprise using blockchain in their processes, and discover the advantages and pitfalls of implementing blockchain for your enterprise

12:10AM

Panel: Blockchain in the consumer goods and retail industries

  • How will the application of blockchain technology increase consumer trust through increased traceability and transparency?
  • Will it reduce fraud, errors and administrative work?
  • Blockchain applications possibilities in emerging markets, where customers may not bank or have access to reliable payment systems
  • Case studies – success stories of using blockchain in the consumer goods and retail industrie

12:50PM

Networking Lunch

02:00PM

Panel: Blockchain in the healthcare system

  • Moving patient data within the blockchain
  • Data sharing in healthcare – patient privacy and security
  • Increased trial visibility; automated patient consent and patient privacy

02:40PM

Panel: Blockchain in logistics and transportation

  • How will blockchain technology be applied to the logistics and transportation industry?
  • Discussing the advantages – Increased transparency and data sharing across the supply chain, better tracking of orders, reducing errors, better fraud detection etc.
  • Discussing the challenges of adoptation
  • Case studies

03:20PM

Networking Break

03:50PM

Keynote – Blockchain in the gaming & betting industry

04:20PM

Case Study: Media and rights management

04:50AM

Panel: Blockchain for the entertainment industry

  • What entertainment sectors will be affected by blockchain technology?
  • Discussing how Blockchain is transforming publishing, monetization and the relationship of artists/creators with their communities of fans
  • How blockchain can prevent piracy
  • Supporting micropayments that can be processed without the need for an intermediary payment network or its fees.
  • What is the potential future influence of blockchain within the entertainment industry?

05:30PM

Session Close

Day 2

28 June 2018

Blockchain for Enterprise – Day 2

Blockchain technology is starting to encourage a direct value exchange over the internet. It is slowly moving towards mainstream adoption, and removing the friction in the exchange of value over the internet. It is fast approaching an inflection point where enterprise and greater mainstream adoption will ensue. As a result of the considerable structural advantages blockchain technology is expected to have significant impact on industries including payments, finance, insurance, energy, IoT, exchanges, music and many more. This track analyses just these impacts looking at various industries and the challenges and opportunities that blockchain will present to them.

09:30AM

Blockchain for Enterprise Day 2: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:40AM

Keynote: Blockchain technologies in the supply chain

10:10AM

Panel: Food you trust – The role of Blockchain within food tracking

  • How blockchain increases traceability and transparency in the food supply chain – benefits for the supplier and customer
  • Reducing or eliminating fraud and errors in the supply chain
  • Case studies – success stories of using blockchain in the food trade supply chain

10:50AM

Panel: Smart Contract Management & Innovation

  • The evolution of smart contract management to self-execution self-enforcing contracts that greatly reduce costs and risks for individuals and businesses
  • What terms or operational data should smart contracts have to be standardised?
  • Understanding the legal implications of smart contracts
  • Smart contract code encrypted or open ?
  • How to ingest the trigger event to start the engine of the smart contract
  • Understanding the variety of uses of smart contracts from property, m2m, legal

11:30AM

Networking Break

12:00PM

Panel: Real Estate: The challenges and opportunities of Blockchain on Property Transactions

  • Understanding how the entire transaction history of the property could then be followed through the blockchain, and the benefits this presents
  • Using smart contracts in real estate transactions , increasing financial verification
  • Reducing risks of fraud, and tracking property history
  • The opportunity for Immediate transfers without third party verification
  • Creating a digital ID for every real estate assets

12:40PM

Case study: The revolution in container shipping

  • Launch of an industry-wide supply chain solution using blockchain technology
  • Blockchain powered bills of landing
  • Quality control and integrity of containers
  • Cost savings across the ocean shipping industry ecosystem

01:00PM

Panel: What are the regulatory implications of using blockchain technologies

  • The development of standards and governance for interoperable blockchains
  • Do regulations need to adjust classification of currencies and commodities?
  • How will regulation address taxation, money laundering, security and other issues blockchain may present
  • Examining the regulation and compliance challenges of deploying blockchain technologies across industry

01:40PM

Networking Lunch

02:40PM

Afternoon Keynote: Telecoms – Blockchain and the Telecoms marketplace

  • Understanding the blockchain opportunities for the telecoms marketplace
  • Examining next-generation blockchains and their impact on telecoms operational areas including billing, eSIM provisioning, number portability databases and mobile money.
  • What are the different use cases from OSS and BSS processes, Connectivity provisioning and roaming to identity management, smart cites, and mobile money.
  • Barriers to adoption of blockchain in the telecoms industry?

03:10PM

Panel: Blockchain in manufacturing

  • How will blockchain technology be applied to the manufacturing industry?
  • Uses in anti-counterfeiting, airworthiness certificate tracking, & supply chain visibility
  • Benefits, including improved process efficiency & optimized costs
  • Case studies – success stories of using blockchain in manufacturing

03:50PM

Government Blockchains – Examining public services & the opportunity blockchain technology presents

  • What is the role for government in supporting the development of distributed ledgers to develop a clear vision of how this technology can improve the way government does its business
  • Use of blockchain for voting and/or sentiment polling, government-sponsored clean energy transactions & authenticating claims for tax incentives
  • Exploring the use of smart contract applications for use in a government administration systems.
  • Governments role in supporting and influencing the development of economic activity with blockchain technologies
  • How Government Data Service should lead work in government as a user of distributed ledgers

04:10PM

Panel: Blockchain for public services and social good

  • Government’s role in supporting and influencing the development of blockchain technologies and its potential uses (e.g. voting, government-sponsored clean energy transactions & authenticating claims for tax incentives)
  • How can blockchain be used for non-government bodies and charities? (e.g. increased transparency for fundraising)
  • A look at the opportunities distributed ledger technology and smart contracts brings to increase efficiencies in both government and charities
  • How is blockchain being used to tackle social problems

04:50PM

Session Close

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