Day 1 - 5 October 2022

09:30AM

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Cleve Mesidor

Executive Director

The Blockchain Foundation

Associated Talks:

09:30AM - Day 1

View Chairperson’s Welcome – An Introduction to Blockchain in Enterprise

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Chairperson’s Welcome – An Introduction to Blockchain in Enterprise

Chairpersons welcome and opening remarks. 

. Cleve Mesidor, Executive Director , The Blockchain Foundation

09:45AM

(PDT)

Chris Johnson

Director, Head of International Data Governance

Walmart

Associated Talks:

03:35PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

09:45AM - Day 1

View Presentation: Inventing an Ecosystem using Blockchain

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Presentation: Inventing an Ecosystem using Blockchain

  • Opportunity for blockchain that fits like glove – Not the other way around. 
  • Give executives what they want — How to build a great use case. 
  • Width and Breadth — How do you build an ecosystem with system thinking? 
. Chris Johnson, Director, Head of International Data Governance, Walmart

10:15AM

(PDT)

Phillip Silitschanu

Research Director

IDC Financial Insights

Associated Talks:

04:45PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Blockchain for Enterprise in 2023 and beyond

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Alex Van Hulle

Chief Technology Officer

Redlight Finance

Associated Talks:

12:20PM - Day 2

View Keynote Presentation: Innovation in Blockchain Technologies

10:15AM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: A Tidal Wave of Disruption – Connecting New Technologies Within a Blockchain Context

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Mark Rakhmilevich

Senior Director, Blockchain Product Management

Oracle

Associated Talks:

10:55AM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Tokenization for the Enterprise with Permissioned Blockchain

10:15AM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: A Tidal Wave of Disruption – Connecting New Technologies Within a Blockchain Context

10:55AM - Day 1

View Keynote Presentation: Web3 Technologies Enabling New Enterprise & Government Solutions

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Hart Montgomery

CTO

Hyperledger Foundation

Associated Talks:

11:50AM - Day 2

View Panel: Self-Sovereign Digital Identity

10:15AM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: A Tidal Wave of Disruption – Connecting New Technologies Within a Blockchain Context

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Dario de Martino

Partner, co-lead of Allen & Overy’s global Blockchain and Fintech group

Allen & Overy

Associated Talks:

10:15AM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: A Tidal Wave of Disruption – Connecting New Technologies Within a Blockchain Context

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Flora Nanda

Blockchain Technology Lead

Pfizer

Associated Talks:

11:15AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

10:15AM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: A Tidal Wave of Disruption – Connecting New Technologies Within a Blockchain Context

03:35PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

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Keynote Panel: A Tidal Wave of Disruption – Connecting New Technologies Within a Blockchain Context

  • AI and Blockchain – the complexities of the trade-off between efficiency and functionality.
  • The prosperous partnership of IoT and Blockchain – what does the future look like? 
  • How does 5G compliment blockchain in the process of market expansion? 
  • The evolution of Web3 technologies and enterprise blockchains.
Moderator: . Phillip Silitschanu, Research Director, IDC Financial Insights
. Alex Van Hulle, Chief Technology Officer , Redlight Finance
. Mark Rakhmilevich, Senior Director, Blockchain Product Management, Oracle
. Hart Montgomery, CTO, Hyperledger Foundation
. Dario de Martino, Partner, co-lead of Allen & Overy’s global Blockchain and Fintech group, Allen & Overy
. Flora Nanda, Blockchain Technology Lead, Pfizer

10:55AM

(PDT)

Mark Rakhmilevich

Senior Director, Blockchain Product Management

Oracle

Associated Talks:

10:55AM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Tokenization for the Enterprise with Permissioned Blockchain

10:15AM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: A Tidal Wave of Disruption – Connecting New Technologies Within a Blockchain Context

10:55AM - Day 1

View Keynote Presentation: Web3 Technologies Enabling New Enterprise & Government Solutions

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Keynote Presentation: Web3 Technologies Enabling New Enterprise & Government Solutions

  • Key web3 building blocks and why they matter
  • Portable digital assets (a.k.a., tokens) and enterprise/government use cases
  • Decentralized identity for enterprise and public sector
  • Decentralized governance blurring the line between public and permissioned blockchains
. Mark Rakhmilevich, Senior Director, Blockchain Product Management, Oracle

11:25AM

Networking Break

11:40AM

(PDT)

Anita Rao

Member

Trust over IP Foundation, W3C, and Decentralized Identity Foundation.

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 1

View Presentation: Decentralized Identity

09:45AM - Day 1

View Blockchain and De-Centralised Identity

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Presentation: Decentralized Identity

  • Principles of self-sovereign identity
  • The power to revolutionize the future of the decentralized internet
  • Conceptual Architecture of decentralized Identity
  • The Market Opportunity
  •  Adoption of the technology
. Anita Rao, Member, Trust over IP Foundation, W3C, and Decentralized Identity Foundation.

12:00

(PDT)

Fred Merritt, Jr.

Founder & CEO

Merritt Exchange

Associated Talks:

12:00AM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Merritt Exchange Presents Viridi NUmu 

12:00PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Merritt Exchange Presents Viridi NUmu 

12:00 - Day 1

View Presentation: Green Blockchain – Making a Blockchain Network Net Positive for the Environment

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Presentation: Green Blockchain – Making a Blockchain Network Net Positive for the Environment

  • Capturing the power of blockchain solutions to reverse perceived negative environmental impact.
  • Carbon offsetting as a means for creating a net positive blockchain.
  • How blockchain incentives can be used to improve the world we live in.
. Fred Merritt, Jr., Founder & CEO, Merritt Exchange

12:20PM

(PDT)

Jiri Kobelka

CEO

Tatum

Associated Talks:

03:00PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: A Look at the Current Blockchain Landscape

12:20PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Best Practices for Enterprise Blockchain Project Development

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Presentation: Best Practices for Enterprise Blockchain Project Development

  • How to choose the right blockchain for your project
  • Basic mistakes, security, and scaling issues – typical don’ts
  • How to best utilize your existing developer teams
  • Reduce time-to-market and avoid reinventing the wheel
  • 70,000 blockchain projects have taught us some things you might not know
. Jiri Kobelka, CEO, Tatum

12:40PM

Networking Break

01:30PM

(PDT)

Medha Parlikar

CTO and Co-founder

CasperLabs

Associated Talks:

01:30PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Keynote: The Blockchain Scalability Challenge

01:30PM - Day 1

View Keynote Presentation: The Blockchain Scalability Challenge

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Keynote Presentation: The Blockchain Scalability Challenge

  • How CasperLabs is leading the enterprise blockchain adoption charge (hint: it comes down to flexibility) 
  • Why blockchain technology is ready for primetime after 10 years in the lab 
  • When is blockchain the right solution – and when isn’t it? 
. Medha Parlikar, CTO and Co-founder, CasperLabs

02:00PM

(PDT)

David Iseminger

Founder & CEO

Upheaval Corporation

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION:  IronWeave: A Multi-Dimensional Blockchain & Data Fabric

02:00PM - Day 1

View Presentation: IronWeave: A Multi-Dimensional Blockchain & Data Fabric

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Presentation: IronWeave: A Multi-Dimensional Blockchain & Data Fabric

  • Which SDG indicators can be worked towards through the use of DLT?  
  • The trade off between investments – on-boarding distributed ledger technology or investing in more traditional tools for social impact
  • Face value – what do stakeholders think of blockchain in the name of social good?
. David Iseminger, Founder & CEO, Upheaval Corporation

02:10PM

(PDT)

Andrew Thomson

Technology Leader

Johnson & Johnson

Associated Talks:

02:10PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Comparing Public, Private, and Permissioned Blockchains

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Presentation: Comparing Public, Private, and Permissioned Blockchains

  • Is a public blockchain a purist approach to consensus-based technology?
  • Community vs individual control – what configures best with business interest?
  • Allowing connectivity between stakeholders – what does this mean for enterprise?
. Andrew Thomson, Technology Leader , Johnson & Johnson

02:40PM

(PDT)

Joshua Lory

Head of Blockchain GTM

VMware

Associated Talks:

02:40PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Wall Street Paving a New Street With Blockchain

04:00PM - Day 1

View Wall Street Paving a New Street with Blockchain

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Presentation: Wall Street Paving a New Street With Blockchain

  • Capital Market trends 
  • Why blockchain / DLT for capital markets 
  • Use cases and references 
  • How to get started 
. Joshua Lory, Head of Blockchain GTM, VMware

03:00PM

Networking Break

03:35PM

(PDT)

Alex Nascimento

Co-Founder | Managing Director

UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

View Chairperson’s Welcome – An Introduction to Tokenization and Digital Assets

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Dave Uhryniak

Blockchain Strategy Director

TRON

Associated Talks:

03:35PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

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Chris Johnson

Director, Head of International Data Governance

Walmart

Associated Talks:

03:35PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

09:45AM - Day 1

View Presentation: Inventing an Ecosystem using Blockchain

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Karthik Shanmugasundaram

Senior Engineering Manager, Linkedin Learning Discovery & Search

LinkedIn

Associated Talks:

03:35PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

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Flora Nanda

Blockchain Technology Lead

Pfizer

Associated Talks:

11:15AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

10:15AM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: A Tidal Wave of Disruption – Connecting New Technologies Within a Blockchain Context

03:35PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

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Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

  • Is there such thing as complete anonymity with pure transparency?
  • Are private blockchains a step towards centralisation?
  • Blockchain and GDPR – a walk in the park or a minefield?
Moderator: . Alex Nascimento, Co-Founder | Managing Director, UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain
. Dave Uhryniak, Blockchain Strategy Director, TRON
. Chris Johnson, Director, Head of International Data Governance, Walmart
. Karthik Shanmugasundaram, Senior Engineering Manager, Linkedin Learning Discovery & Search, LinkedIn
. Flora Nanda, Blockchain Technology Lead, Pfizer

04:05PM

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Jackie De La Rosa

Chief Operations Officer

QuickNode

Associated Talks:

04:05PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Leveraging Blockchain as a Competitive Advantage

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Presentation: Leveraging Blockchain as a Competitive Advantage

  • Transforming your business based on the underlying characteristics of blockchain
  • Review the most innovative use cases across industries
  • Effective executive governance around the pros/cons associated with blockchain technology
. Jackie De La Rosa, Chief Operations Officer, QuickNode

04:25PM

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Gracie Carter

Sr. Product Manager

Wavedancer

Associated Talks:

04:25PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Wavedancer – Blockchain’s Value in the Supply Chain

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Presentation: Wavedancer – Blockchain’s Value in the Supply Chain

  • Establishing trust with blockchain – so much more than crytpo   
  • Blockchain’s role in addressing common Supply Chain problems  
  • Measurable outcomes 
. Gracie Carter, Sr. Product Manager, Wavedancer

04:35PM

(PDT)

Abhishek Kumbhat

Founder & CEO

SapidBlue

Associated Talks:

04:35PM - Day 1

View Presentation: SapidBlue – Building Digital Products with AI & Blockchain First Approach

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Presentation: SapidBlue – Building Digital Products with AI & Blockchain First Approach

  • What are the Benefits & Challenges of AI & Blockchain in Digital Products? 
  • How can Digital Accelerators enable AI & Blockchain Use case Implementations? 
  • Showcasing Real World Use Cases in Supply Chain and Financial Services 
. Abhishek Kumbhat, Founder & CEO, SapidBlue

04:45PM

(PDT)

Phillip Silitschanu

Research Director

IDC Financial Insights

Associated Talks:

04:45PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Blockchain for Enterprise in 2023 and beyond

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Presentation: Blockchain for Enterprise in 2023 and beyond

  • What is the need for blockchain in an enterprise? 
  • What is the current state of enterprise blockchain? 
  • Identifying and overcoming bottlenecks for adoption. 
. Phillip Silitschanu, Research Director, IDC Financial Insights

05:05PM

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