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

Blockchain for Business: Chair’s welcome and opening remarks

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09:30AM

Alexander Koppel

CEO

Riddle & Code

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09:30AM - Day 1

View Reinventing Business processes using Blockchain

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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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09:50PM - Day 1

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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

Keynote panel: The Role of Blockchain within supply chain management

  • How blockchain increases 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 in the supply chain: from meat to wine
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11:00AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Case Study – Blockchains application in the energy sector

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11:50AM

Senior Representative, Shocard

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12:30PM - Day 1

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11:50AM - Day 1

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
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12:30PM

Senior Representative, Shocard

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12:30PM - Day 1

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11:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: Who to trust? Blockchain for identity management

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The strategic role of Blockchain partnerships

. Senior Representative, Shocard, ,
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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

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

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Panel: Cyber-security 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
. 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

Improving productivity and quality using Blockchain

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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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Case study: Rivetz

. Steven Sprague, CEO, Rivetz
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03:50PM

David Kam

Chairman

U.S. Blockchain Association

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Marina Petrovic

Alternative Finance Expert

United Nations Development Programme

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03:50PM - 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
  • The use of blockchain in charity fundraising
  • Blockchain for the environment
  • How is blockchain being used to tackle social problems
Moderator: . David Kam, Chairman, U.S. Blockchain Association
. Marina Petrovic, Alternative Finance Expert, United Nations Development Programme
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04:30PM

Networking Break

04:50PM

Understanding blockchain technologies & markets

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05:10PM

Start- ups in Enterprise Blockchain – Panel discussion

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06:00PM

Session Close

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.

09:20AM

Johnathon de Villier

Research Analyst Energy

Navigant

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09:20AM - Day 2

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

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

. Johnathon de Villier, Research Analyst Energy , Navigant
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09:40AM

Blockchain for Business – Case study

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10:00AM

Morning Keynote: Making Blockchain enterprise ready

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10:30AM

Michael Hansen

Head of Innovation

Discover Financial Services

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10:30AM - 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

  • What can blockchain do for big data?
  • Possibilities in Real-Time Analytics
  • Uncovering Transactional and social data
  • Blockchain to unlock the monetization of big data
. Michael Hansen, Head of Innovation, Discover Financial Services
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11:10AM

Networking Break

11:40AM

Blockchain enterprise in action

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12:00PM

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
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12:40PM

Rob Paton

Head Of Brand

Gospel Technology

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12:40PM - Day 2

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Case Study – Gospel

. Rob Paton, Head Of Brand, Gospel Technology
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01:20PM

Networking Lunch

02:20PM

Tiana Laurence

Author

Blockchain for Dummies

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09:20AM - Day 2

View Transforming Financial Services: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

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Senior Representative – Blockparty

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02:20PM - Day 2

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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, Blockchain for Dummies
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03:00PM

Jordan Andrews

Blockchain Developer

Stratis Platform

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03:00PM - Day 2

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Developing smart contracts in C# using Stratis

  • The fragile state of Solidity, the EVM and other custom execution environments for smart contracts.
  • Innovation in smart contract execution: Constraining the functionality of an existing language and virtual machine (C# / .NET Core CLR), rather than building a custom execution environment.
  • Leveraging the established .NET development ecosystem to provide the best developer tooling.
. Jordan Andrews, Blockchain Developer, Stratis Platform
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03:30PM

Networking Break

04:00PM

Blockchain advancing privacy and confidentiality

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04:30PM

The future of blockchain in business models

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05:00PM

Session Close