Day 1 - 28 November 2018

Blockchain for Business

Blockchain technology has the potential to transform businesses in sectors as varied as healthcare, financel, government, manufacturing, music and many more. If applied strategically it can have the potential to transform the processes within a business.  This track will explore the various ways leading companies in field are creating blockchain solutions to improve business processes; including management of identity, supply chain, cybersecurity, smart contracts.

09:10AM

Scott Thurm

Business Editor

WIRED

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Blockchain for Business: Chair’s welcome and opening remarks

Moderator: . Scott Thurm, Business Editor, WIRED
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09:30AM

Alexander Koppel

CEO

Riddle & Code

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09:30AM - Day 1

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Reinventing Business processes using Blockchain

. Alexander Koppel, CEO, Riddle & Code
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09:50PM

Brett Blackman

CEO & Co-Founder

Healthsplash

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02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: The race towards interoperability

09:50PM - Day 1

View Blockchain Utilization in Healthcare: Improving Interoperability and Customer Experience

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Blockchain Utilization in Healthcare: Improving Interoperability and Customer Experience

. Brett Blackman, CEO & Co-Founder, Healthsplash
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10:20AM

Ashley Lannquist

Project Lead, Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology

World Economic Forum

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10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Who to trust? Blockchain for identity management

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Kirill Ivkushkin

Chief Architect

INSOLAR

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10:00AM - Day 2

View Blockchain and Enterprise: how close are they now?

10:20AM - Day 1

View Keynote panel: The Role of Blockchain within your business model

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Dan Wasyluk

CEO

Blockchain Foundry

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10:20AM - Day 1

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Keynote panel: The Role of Blockchain within your business model

  • Introducing blockchain and its application for businesses
  • Revolutionising business processes, including smart contracts, cloud storage, paying employees and voting
  • Blockchain increasing traceability and transparency in the 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 for business
  • Limitations?
Moderator: . Ashley Lannquist, Project Lead, Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology, World Economic Forum
. Kirill Ivkushkin, Chief Architect, INSOLAR
. Dan Wasyluk, CEO, Blockchain Foundry
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11:00AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Kent Yan

CEO

TraDove

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11:30AM - Day 1

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B2B Social Network + B2B Light blockchain payment network

  • B2B social network solution and achievements
  • B2B Light blockchain payment network concept display and scenario application
  • Comparison of Tradove B2B Light blockchain payment network with current bank transfer
  • Comparison of Tradove B2B Light blockchain payment network and traditional blockchain payment technology
. Kent Yan, CEO, TraDove
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11:50AM

Arnaud Auger Sengupta

Senior Advisor

L'Atelier BNP Paribas

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Jane Zhang

Founder and CEO

Shellpay

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04:20PM - Day 2

View Tokennomics empowered by blockchain – The problems and opportunities facing our industry

11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: Building partnerships to help grow financial services blockchain solutions

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Michael Hansen

Head of Innovation

Discover Financial Services

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11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: Building partnerships to help grow financial services blockchain solutions

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Murali Rathnam

VP Engineering

Western Union Digital

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11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: Building partnerships to help grow financial services blockchain solutions

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Panel: Building partnerships to help grow financial services blockchain solutions

Dumb ledgers and ‘smart’ contracts are slow, costly and unfit for the demands of complex autonomous systems. To address this, Fetch has developed the world’s first adaptive, self-organizing ‘smart ledger’.  Join them to hear about how their digital environment self-organizes, why it is important and what new strategies will be enabled through their approach.

Moderator: . Arnaud Auger Sengupta, Senior Advisor, L'Atelier BNP Paribas
. Jane Zhang, Founder and CEO , Shellpay
. Michael Hansen, Head of Innovation, Discover Financial Services
. Murali Rathnam, VP Engineering, Western Union Digital
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12:30PM

The strategic role of Blockchain partnerships

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01:00PM

Networking Lunch

02:00PM

Arlyn Culwick

Co-Founder

The Blocknet

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02:00PM - Day 1

View Blockchain interoperability and the inter-chain era: How decentralized APIs will transform the internet

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Blockchain interoperability and the inter-chain era: How decentralized APIs will transform the internet

  • Why inter-blockchain infrastructure will usher in a new epoch for the internet.
  • What inter-blockchain architecture is like.
  • How to invoke “web 3.0” smart contracts over decentralized APIs.
  • Frictionless monetisation: why the API ecosystem will transform into the “token ecosystem”?
. Arlyn Culwick, Co-Founder, The Blocknet
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02:30PM

Yo Sub Kwon

Co-founder & CEO

Hosho

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02:30PM - Day 1

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Alex Momot

Founder and CEO

Remme

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03:10PM - Day 1

View Token economy 2.0

02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Cybersecurity and the blockchain – technology for our safety

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Karthik Swarnam

VP, IT Security - Enterprise

AT&T

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02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Cybersecurity and the blockchain – technology for our safety

10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Who to trust? Blockchain for identity management

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Vincent Romney

Senior Cybersecurity Analyst, BAE Systems | Chief Technology Officer at SK2 Tech, LLC

BAE Systems

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02:30PM - Day 1

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Steven Sprague

CEO

Rivetz

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03:30PM - Day 1

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02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Cybersecurity and the blockchain – technology for our safety

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Panel: Cybersecurity and the blockchain – technology for our safety

  • Current issues with Cybersecurity
  • Blockchain’s potential for security applications due to decentralized storage and traceability
  • How blockchain can eliminate the human factor from authentication
. Yo Sub Kwon, Co-founder & CEO, Hosho
. Alex Momot, Founder and CEO , Remme
. Karthik Swarnam, VP, IT Security - Enterprise, AT&T
. Vincent Romney, Senior Cybersecurity Analyst, BAE Systems | Chief Technology Officer at SK2 Tech, LLC, BAE Systems
. Steven Sprague, CEO, Rivetz
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03:10PM

Alex Momot

Founder and CEO

Remme

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03:10PM - Day 1

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02:30PM - Day 1

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Token economy 2.0

. Alex Momot, Founder and CEO , Remme
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03:30PM

Steven Sprague

CEO

Rivetz

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03:30PM - Day 1

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02:30PM - Day 1

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Enterprise security for Blockchain transactions

This presentation will explore the challenges for cybersecurity on decentralized systems.  Discuss the options available in the market. Present the core technology needed to create provable cybersecurity controls as part of the immutable data on chain. Offering new models for compliance with GDPR and State data protection using blockchain and trusted computing.

. Steven Sprague, CEO, Rivetz
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03:50PM

Networking Break

04:20PM

David Kam

Chairman

U.S. Blockchain Association

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Hala V. Furst

Director, Cybersecurity and Innovation

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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04:20PM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain for the greater good

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Harry Bergmann

Commercial Buildings Intergration Data Tools Fellow

U.S. Department of Energy

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04:20PM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain for the greater good

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Marina Petrovic

Alternative Finance Expert

United Nations Development Programme

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04:20PM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain for the greater good

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Panel: Blockchain for the greater good

  • How blockchains attributes lend it’s-self perfectly for social good projects and campaigns
  • How is blockchain being used to tackle social problems
  • Blockchain to fight poverty and war
  • The use of blockchain in charity fundraising
  • Blockchain for the environment
Moderator: . David Kam, Chairman, U.S. Blockchain Association
. Hala V. Furst, Director, Cybersecurity and Innovation, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
. Harry Bergmann, Commercial Buildings Intergration Data Tools Fellow, U.S. Department of Energy
. Marina Petrovic, Alternative Finance Expert, United Nations Development Programme
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05:10PM

Understanding blockchain technologies & markets

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05:30PM

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Day 2 - 29 November 2018

Blockchain for Business

Blockchain technology has the potential to transform businesses in sectors as varied as healthcare, financel, government, manufacturing, music and many more. If applied strategically it can have the potential to transform the processes within a business.  This track will explore the various ways leading companies in field are creating blockchain solutions to improve business processes; including management of identity, supply chain, cybersecurity, smart contracts.

09:40AM

Johnathon de Villier

Research Analyst Energy

Navigant

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09:40AM - Day 2

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Blockchain for Business Day 2: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

  • Two worlds of blockchain: cryptocurrency-driven, platform-driven – Examples from the energy sector, where at least 1/3 of blockchain companies are working on platforms without cryptocurrencies
  • Unsolved problems:
    1. “Edge Verification” — ensuring data quality where the physical and digital worlds overlap
    2. Managing and protecting private keys
    3. Consensus algorithms: how to ensure trust and create a resilient system post proof-of-work
. Johnathon de Villier, Research Analyst Energy , Navigant
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10:00AM

Kirill Ivkushkin

Chief Architect

INSOLAR

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10:00AM - Day 2

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10:20AM - Day 1

View Keynote panel: The Role of Blockchain within your business model

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Blockchain and Enterprise: how close are they now?

• A method to ever increasing complexity and intensive diversification of business interactions;
• A tool to flatten major disparity between the efficiency of internal company interactions and poorly structured cross-enterprise interactions, especially across industries;
• Non-purist, practical approach and acceptance of the complexity of business processes, without sacrificing business capabilities for sake of technology;
• A solution that can be used in conjunction with existing solutions, can be compatible with them, and can reuse existing skills and practices, while providing long-term benefits.

. Kirill Ivkushkin, Chief Architect, INSOLAR
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10:20AM

Martine Paris

Tech Reporter

The Fintech Times

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Tim Brown

AVP IT Innovation Advanced Research

USAA

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10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Who to trust? Blockchain for identity management

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Ashley Lannquist

Project Lead, Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology

World Economic Forum

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10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Who to trust? Blockchain for identity management

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Karthik Swarnam

VP, IT Security - Enterprise

AT&T

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02:30PM - Day 1

View Panel: Cybersecurity and the blockchain – technology for our safety

10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Who to trust? Blockchain for identity management

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Panel: Who to trust? Blockchain for identity management

  • The need for intervention – high risks with current identity management
  • Self-sovereign identity owned by the individual, backed by blockchain
  • How to achieve compliance and regulation, prevent fraud, identity theft, and data breach and reduce costs, complexity, and unreliability
  • Transforming public nodes into private nodes
  • Improving anti-counterfeit measures in digital identity solutions
Moderator: . Martine Paris, Tech Reporter, The Fintech Times
. Tim Brown, AVP IT Innovation Advanced Research, USAA
. Ashley Lannquist, Project Lead, Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology, World Economic Forum
. Karthik Swarnam, VP, IT Security - Enterprise, AT&T
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11:00AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Senior Representative, Maxonrow 

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11:30AM - Day 2

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12:00PM - Day 1

View Blockchain developers for Enterprise

01:50PM - Day 2

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Blockchain plaforms across industry

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11:50AM

Hartej Sawhney

Co-founder & President

Hosho

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11:50AM - Day 2

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Launching a Token Sale from a CyberSecurity Perspective

Hartej’s presentation will delve into the complexities of launching an effective, secure, and compliant token sale in an ever-evolving regulatory environment. His presentation will explore the key elements to success, including positioning, strategic investors, legal considerations, and the fundamentals of data security.

. Hartej Sawhney, Co-founder & President, Hosho
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12:10PM

Michael Lira

Sr. Product Manager

The Walt Disney Company

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02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain for the entertainment industry

12:10PM - Day 2

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Why Blockchain and Games are a Perfect Match

• Gamers can raise awareness and capital leading up to a game release
• Secondary Markets can bring massive value to in-game virtual items
• Importance of creating a strong token economy for long-term value

. Michael Lira, Sr. Product Manager, The Walt Disney Company
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12:30PM

Trent Kalisch-Smith

Head of Technical Solutions

Gospel Technology

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12:30PM - Day 2

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Anna Bennett

Vice President, Channels & Alliances

Gospel Technology

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12:30PM - Day 2

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Harnessing the Power of Blockchain for Vertical Markets Supply Chain

  • How Gospel has delivered on our customer requirements in aerospace manufacturing.
  • Revolutionizing the processes with their business partners across the supply chain and encouraging the safe sharing of highly sensitive data.
  • Barriers we’ve overcome, the lessons we’ve learned and a view of the future state.
. Trent Kalisch-Smith, Head of Technical Solutions, Gospel Technology
. Anna Bennett, Vice President, Channels & Alliances, Gospel Technology
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01:00PM

Networking Lunch

02:00PM

Tiana Laurence

Author, Founder and Investor

Blockchain For Dummies, Factom, Laurence Ventures

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Adam Lesh

Director, Content Operations

Singular DTV

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02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain for the entertainment industry

12:30PM - Day 1

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Michael Lira

Sr. Product Manager

The Walt Disney Company

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02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain for the entertainment industry

12:10PM - Day 2

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Shiv Madan

CEO

Blockparty

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02:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain for the entertainment industry

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Panel: Blockchain for the entertainment industry

  • How Blockchain technology will take the music, gaming, betting & film industries to a new level
  • How blockchain can prevent piracy
  • Use cases, from eSports and betting to the digital goods marketplace
  • Challenges to overcome for core adoption
  • What is the potential future influence of blockchain within the entertainment industry?
Moderator: . Tiana Laurence, Author, Founder and Investor, Blockchain For Dummies, Factom, Laurence Ventures
. Adam Lesh, Director, Content Operations, Singular DTV
. Michael Lira, Sr. Product Manager, The Walt Disney Company
. Shiv Madan, CEO, Blockparty
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02:40PM

Kyle Tuberson

Vice President, Advanced Analytics

ICF International

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02:40PM - Day 2

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Evan Lee

VP, IT and Analytics Modernization | Former CTO

ICF International | Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General

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02:40PM - Day 2

View Modernizing Fraud Investigations with Distributed Ledger Technology to Protect Healthcare Beneficiaries

04:40PM - Day 1

View Panel: Blockchain in Healthcare and the Pharmaceutical industry

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Modernizing Fraud Investigations with Distributed Ledger Technology to Protect Healthcare Beneficiaries

  • Understanding the role Government plays in healthcare (Medicare, Medicaid, Research, Oversight)
  • Impact of healthcare fraud and existing investigation outcomes
  • The role DLT plays in investigation modernization
. Kyle Tuberson, Vice President, Advanced Analytics, ICF International
. Evan Lee, VP, IT and Analytics Modernization | Former CTO, ICF International | Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General
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03:00PM

Joe Mohen

CEO

Chimes

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03:00PM - Day 2

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How the Music Industry will, and will not, be disrupted by Blockchain

  • Adopting Blockchain in the Music Industry
  • Blockchain Technology & Music Monetization
. Joe Mohen, CEO, Chimes
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03:30PM

The future of blockchain in business models

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04:00PM

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