Day 1

1 June 2017

Blockchain for Industry – Day 1

09:30AM

Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Carlo de Meijer

Economist and Researcher

Independent Financial Services Advisory

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. Carlo de Meijer, Economist and Researcher, Independent Financial Services Advisory

09:40AM

KEYNOTE: Understanding Blockchain Technologies & Markets

  • Examining what blockchain systems can do
  • Understanding how blockchain applications are built
  • What are the benefits of blockchain technologies?
  • Decentralization of technology, public ledger systems, immutable transactions

10:10AM

KEYNOTE: Cloud driven blockchain solutions

  • Blockchain as a service
  • How cloud could be re-invented with blockchain development
  • Blockchain facilitates the transaction as the transport or processing of data and cloud provides the logistics platform for that data – how do they both combine to provide a verifiable data supply chain for enterprises?

10:40AM

KEYNOTE: Blockchain in the insurance industry

  • Reducing fraud related instances of valuables
  • Smart contracts for insurers – transparent, responsive and irrefutable
  • Streamlining of claims handling and improved customer experience

11:00AM

CASE STUDY: Gospel technology – Enterprise Trust Fabric

Ian Smith

Founder & CEO

Gospel Technology

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  • How data is secured and an immutable record of activity and interaction is retained to track and ensure the privacy of associated elements.
  • Enterprise Trust Fabric that enables business to connect their digital assets including containers, applications, and data to an enterprise distributed ledger.
  • Real Time identification of abnormal behaviour and data breaches via key trust indicators within the ledger
. Ian Smith, Founder & CEO, Gospel Technology

11:20AM

Networking Break

11:50AM

PANEL DISCUSSION: Telecommunications & blockchain technology integration

Khalid Aziz

Head of Commercial Management

Nokia

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Johannes Lang-Koetz

Head of Blockchain Services

T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH

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  • Areas where blockchain could be applied to improve trust and process
  • Data integrity in blockchain
  • Challenges of scaling and power usage required to run a distributed ledger
  • Blockchain backed subscriber authentication during roaming

 

. Khalid Aziz, Head of Commercial Management, Nokia
. Johannes Lang-Koetz, Head of Blockchain Services, T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH

12:30PM

Panel: Real Estate on Blockchain

Jo Bronckers

Chapter chair

IBREA

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Sven Laepple

Founder

ASTRATUM

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Achim Jedelsky

Head of Processes/IT

Daimler Real Estate

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  • Understanding how the entire transaction history of the property could be followed through the blockchain
  • Using smart contracts in real estate transactions or the opportunity for immediate transfers without third party verification
  • Reducing risks of fraud and tracking property history
  • Creating a digital ID for every real estate assets
. Jo Bronckers, Chapter chair, IBREA
. Sven Laepple, Founder , ASTRATUM
. Achim Jedelsky, Head of Processes/IT, Daimler Real Estate

12:50PM

Networking Break

01:50PM

PANEL: Smart Contracts as self executing contractual states

Tiago Correia Moreira

Managing Associate

Viera de Almeida

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Chris Huls

Blockchain specialist

Rabobank

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  • The evolution of smart contract management to self-execution self-enforcing contracts that greatly reduce costs and risks for individuals and businesses
  • Blockchain and smart contract automation
  • Understanding the variety of uses of smart contracts from property, energy, legal and banking
Moderator: . Tiago Correia Moreira, Managing Associate, Viera de Almeida
. Chris Huls, Blockchain specialist, Rabobank

02:30PM

Case study: Interledger – the network of networks

Stefan Thomas

CTO

Ripple

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  • Creating a neutral, open payments standard
  • Addressing security and the risk of DDoS attacks
  • Micropayments and the explosion in payment volume to come
  • Interoperability between blockchain and the internet
. Stefan Thomas, CTO, Ripple

03:00PM

PANEL: Is code the new law?

Tiago Correia Moreira

Managing Associate

Viera de Almeida

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  • Legislative and regulatory hurdles
  • How will regulation address taxation, money laundering, security and other issues blockchain may present
  • Smart contracts and the challenges they create for contract law
Moderator: . Tiago Correia Moreira, Managing Associate, Viera de Almeida

03:30PM

Networking Break

04:00PM

PANEL: The challenges for the banking industry with the Blockchain early adoption

Carlo de Meijer

Economist and Researcher

Independent Financial Services Advisory

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Dr Martin Diehl

Head of Section Payment Systems Analysis

Deutsche Bundesbank

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Jacob Bejoy

Head of Group Treasury Operations, BPO & Technology

Deutsche Post DHL

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Tiago Correia Moreira

Managing Associate

Viera de Almeida

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  • Decentralised identity and reputation
  • Disintermediation and automation of processes – Enabling direct ownership and transfer of digital assets and automation of capabilities on the ledger
  • Enforcing a standard transactional rule set for derivatives
Moderator: . Carlo de Meijer, Economist and Researcher, Independent Financial Services Advisory
. Dr Martin Diehl, Head of Section Payment Systems Analysis, Deutsche Bundesbank
. Jacob Bejoy, Head of Group Treasury Operations, BPO & Technology , Deutsche Post DHL
. Tiago Correia Moreira, Managing Associate, Viera de Almeida

04:40PM

CASE STUDY: Airbus and blockchain – practical applications in the aerospace industry

Leon Zucchini

Data Science Strategy

Airbus

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. Leon Zucchini, Data Science Strategy, Airbus

05:00PM

Close of Conference

Day 2

2 June 2017

Blockchain for Industry – Day 2

09:30AM

Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:40AM

Keynote: How blockchain can disrupt multiple industries from energy, insurance, IoT, healthcare, telecoms and more

  • Examining the impact Blockchain technologies could have across multiple industries
  • How blockchain technology can take a networked business models to a new level by supporting a whole host of breakthrough applications
  • The best public blockchain platforms and emerging technologies
  • Creating a better sharing economy, and a ledger of everything
. Francois Sonnet, Co-founder , Solarcoin

10:10AM

PANEL: From cryptocurrency to distributed ledgers – is blockchain the new gold rush?

Bruce Pon

Founder/CEO

BigchainDB

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Carsten Stoecker

Machine Economy Lighthouse Evangelist and Lead

Innogy

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  • The new applications – from blockchain-enabled payments through to renewable energy and grid infrastructure
  • Are miners being replaced with a consortium of established banks?
. Bruce Pon, Founder/CEO, BigchainDB
. Carsten Stoecker, Machine Economy Lighthouse Evangelist and Lead, Innogy

10:40AM

Cross-industry use case: How the Blockchain enables cross-industry ecosystems

Paul Kammerer

Specialist Corporate Strategy

Commerzbank AG

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  • Commerzbank’s approach to build up an cross-industry ecosystem
  • Presentation of first cross-industry use case on Blockchain
. Paul Kammerer, Specialist Corporate Strategy, Commerzbank AG

11:00AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Keynote: Blockchain – the technology of trust

Max Kordek

President

Lisk Foundation

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  • Beyond FinTech user-cases for blockchain technology
  • What every blockchain project has in common
  • Lisk, a framework to develop blockchain applications
  • Cryptocurrencies as an accurate measure of value 
. Max Kordek, President, Lisk Foundation

12:10PM

PANEL: Blockchain as the key enabler for realising the IoT vision

Dirk Vollmann

Head of Customer Onboarding

BMW Group

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  • How blockchain technologies can be used to settle scalability, privacy and reliability concerns in the Internet-of-Things
  • Examining how blockchain technology can be used in tracking billions of connected devices, enable the processing of transactions and coordination between devices, allow for significant savings to IoT industry manufacturers.
  • Ethereum technologies as a way of controlling and operating the Internet of Things (IoT), to control objects in the physical world
. Dirk Vollmann, Head of Customer Onboarding, BMW Group

12:40PM

PANEL: Blockchain for the music industry

Wolfgang Senges

Founder

ContentSphere

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Deborah De Angelis

International Digital Copyright Lawyer

DDA Law

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Mat Dryhurst

Artist

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Bettina Schasse de Araujo

Innovative Strategies & Community Manager

InfAI e.V. Institut for Applied Informatics – Kompetenzzentrum Intelligente Dienstleistungssysteme

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Peter Harris

Founder

Resonate

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  • How blockchain could transform publishing and the relationship between artists and their communities of fans
  • The revolution in the monetization of music
  • Licensing deals negotiation with the labels and publishers
  • The use of smart contracts  to determine type of license purchased based on the amount paid, deliver the music to the user, immutably maintain a record of the contract bought on the blockchain, and then pay directly to all the stakeholders involved in the creation of the music.
Moderator: . Wolfgang Senges, Founder , ContentSphere
. Deborah De Angelis, International Digital Copyright Lawyer, DDA Law
. Mat Dryhurst, Artist ,
. Bettina Schasse de Araujo, Innovative Strategies & Community Manager, InfAI e.V. Institut for Applied Informatics – Kompetenzzentrum Intelligente Dienstleistungssysteme
. Peter Harris, Founder , Resonate

01:10PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

PANEL: Blockchain in the healthcare system

Jesus del Valle

Deputy Director. Head, M&S IT Intrapreneurship & Innovation

Bayer

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Sönke Bartling

Senior Scientist

dkfz - German Cancer Research Center

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  • Moving patient data within the blockchain
  • Data sharing in healthcare – patient privacy and security
  • Increased trial visibility; automated patient consent and patient privacy
. Malik El Bay, CEO, Modum
. Jesus del Valle, Deputy Director. Head, M&S IT Intrapreneurship & Innovation, Bayer
. Sönke Bartling, Senior Scientist, dkfz - German Cancer Research Center

02:30PM

CASE STUDY: Santander Bank and the future of money

Jesus Ruiz

Director of Innovation

Banco Santander

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  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution is coming, powered by “exponential technologies” like IoT, Blockchain, Advanced Robotics, Machine Learning and 3d printing.
  • The trend is towards technology-driven platform ecosystems, where Blockchain is a key enabler to facilitate seamless real-time collaboration across different business
  • But the current money rails and payment systems are not ready for this new world
  • Can Blockchain help to develop the future of money? What can be the role of banks in this new world?
. Jesus Ruiz, Director of Innovation, Banco Santander

03:00PM

KEYNOTE: Building partnerships to help grow financial services’ blockchain solutions

  • The potential of distributed ledger technology for bank clearing systems
  • Examining how blockchain technologies can cut the costs of payment processing infrastructures
  • The payments and revenue cycle – how payment settlements, reconciliation and cash management can be optimised

03:40PM

PANEL: What does the future hold for Blockchain technology – where do we think we will be in 2030?

Chiara Sommer

Investment Manager

High-Tech Gruenderfonds

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  • What challenges will have to be overcome for global adoption, and how will blockchain transform industries?
. Chiara Sommer, Investment Manager, High-Tech Gruenderfonds
. Anish Mohammed, Founder , 2030.io

04:00PM

Close of Conference