Day 1 - 25 November 2020


Registration, Coffee & Networking in the Exhibition Area



Chair’s Opening Remarks – Blockchain for Business

Hear from a leading industry analyst on how blockchain is shaking up business as we know it.



Presentation: Enabling blockchain exploration and adoption journeys

  • Why blockchain is the answer if you have a true business need.
  • Looking at uses cases of adoption journeys.
  • How do we move through to implement a full-scale blockchain solution?
  • Investigating examples of adoption journeys.



Panel: The state of blockchain for real estate in 2020

  • Why track real-estate with blockchain?
  • Data and identity and authenticity.
  • Chaining to get things moving faster.



Presentation: How do you determine an enterprise-grade blockchain?

  • How to identify the key elements to an enterprise-grade blockchain; scalability, modular, standardisation.
  • Private vs. public – could open source be the true future?
  • Exploring how to agree on a protocol and technology solutions.
  • Understanding the process of finding the right solution to fit your business needs.



Presentation: Reimagining the foundation of commerce with blockchain-based contracting

  • Demonstration of how Icertis is working with leading brands, like Mercedes Benz, to solve real-world business challenges.
  • A look at sustainability across global supply chains using blockchain-based contracting.
  • Exploring how blockchain can speed up insurance settlements.
  • How blockchain can help to maintain compliance with complex supplier diversity programs.
  • How blockchain can make true outcome-based pricing a reality.



Panel: Investors – Connecting startups with enterprise

  • Investors discuss how to find the right fit between startup and enterprise.
  • How investors and incubator programmes foster startups to match fit.
  • Incubation time scales; Moving through the motions.
  • Barriers to success: Regulation, scalability and the disparity between current technology and the services enterprises demand.
  • Exploring why structure is the key to implementing new technology in large scale enterprise.


Lunch & Networking in the Exhibition Area



Keynote: Blockchain for Business 101 – Back to basics

  • Blockchain for Business 101
  • Where to start?
  • What protocol to pick?
  • Who can help?



Presentation: Building and hyper-connecting your supply chain blockchain

  • Why are blockchains and the supply chain the perfect fit?
  • Understanding how to move toward to hyper-connecting your supply chain
  • Exploring all the emerging technologies required; IoT, AI and 5G.



Presentation: Successful implementation of a blockchain for the consumer

  • Blockchain for the consumer.
  • How can businesses expand their capabilities with custom blockchain development?
  • Exploring how the benefits of blockchain can translate to your audience
  • Looking at how to avoid “blockchain”



Presentation: An ‘Innovation Sandbox’ success story

  • Real life examples of blockchain innovation working for enterprise.
  • Looking at how the sandbox environment works.
  • Exploring forging out new regulations.



Start-up pitch session

Start-ups pitch their innovations



Panel: Blockchain for sustainability and social innovation

  • Looking at how blockchain is empowering social innovation and environmental projects.
  • Emerging countries; Use cases in charity, voting, poverty, sustainability.
  • How are we leveraging the next technology revolution for the good of mankind – taking back the power to the people.
  • What public sector and government action is taking place.



Chair’s Closing Remarks – Blockchain for Business

A quick round-up of the take-aways from Blockchain for Business


End of Conference Day One

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