Day 1 - 5 October 2022

09:30AM

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Cleve Mesidor

Public Policy Advisor

Blockchain Association

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

An overview of the topics covered and the days events.

. Cleve Mesidor, Public Policy Advisor, Blockchain Association

09:45AM

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Presentation: Decentralized Identity

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10:15AM

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Phillip Silitschanu

Research Director

IDC Financial Insights

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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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Senior Representative, Oracle

Associated Talks:

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: Actualising Blockchain in the Market – Partnerships, Sponsorships, and Disputes

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Flora Nanda

Blockchain Technology Lead

Pfizer

Associated Talks:

10:15AM - Day 1

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

03:50PM - 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
. Dario de Martino, Partner, co-lead of Allen & Overy’s global Blockchain and Fintech group, Allen & Overy
. Senior Representative, Oracle, ,
. Flora Nanda, Blockchain Technology Lead, Pfizer

10:55AM

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Senior Representative, Oracle

Associated Talks:

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: Actualising Blockchain in the Market – Partnerships, Sponsorships, and Disputes

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Keynote Presentation: Actualising Blockchain in the Market – Partnerships, Sponsorships, and Disputes

  • Blockchain project success – what are the indicators? 
  • Formula 1, PSG, UFC and Lega Serie A – all a step in the right direction? 
  • The steps of conflict resolution in an under-regulated world  
. Senior Representative, Oracle, ,

11:25AM

Networking Break

11:40AM

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Chris Johnson

Director, Head of International Data Governance

Walmart

Associated Talks:

03:50PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

11:40AM - 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

12:00

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Fred Merritt, Jr.

Founder & CEO

Merritt Exchange

Associated Talks:

11:45AM - Day 1

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

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

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Sachin Rege

Digital Product Transformation Leader

Wells Fargo

Associated Talks:

11:15AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

12:20PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Smart Contracts and Their Expanding Functionality

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Presentation: Smart Contracts and Their Expanding Functionality

  • Understanding the potential of automated protocols.
  • Decisions about Decisions: the process of predetermining conditions within a smart contract.
  • The risks of automation – where can it go wrong? 
. Sachin Rege, Digital Product Transformation Leader, Wells Fargo

12:40PM

Networking Break

01:30PM

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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

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. Medha Parlikar, CTO and Co-founder, CasperLabs

02:00PM

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Panel: Blockchain and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • 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?

02:20PM

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Andrew Thomson

Technology Leader

Johnson & Johnson

Associated Talks:

02:20PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Comparing Public, Private, and Permissioned Blockchains

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Khizer Arshad

Blockchain Architect

Johnson & Johnson

Associated Talks:

02:20PM - 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
. Khizer Arshad, Blockchain Architect, Johnson & Johnson

02:50PM

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Presentation: Proving Provenance – the Possibilities of Evidencing Originality

  • What does this mean for the luxury goods market?
  • Does transparency in the supply chain lead to higher corporate accountability?
  • Collectors market: what does this mean for Fast Moving Consumer Goods?

03:10PM

Networking Break

03:30PM

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Senior Representative, Tatum

Associated Talks:

03:00PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: A Look at the Current Blockchain Landscape

03:30PM - Day 1

View Presentation: A Look at the Current Blockchain Landscape

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Presentation: A Look at the Current Blockchain Landscape

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. Senior Representative, Tatum, ,

03:50PM

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Dave Uhryniak

Blockchain Strategy Director

TRON

Associated Talks:

03:50PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

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Ram Gujjula

Head of Systems and Processes - Crypto, Blockchain, Commerce & Payments

Meta

Associated Talks:

03:50PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

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Chris Johnson

Director, Head of International Data Governance

Walmart

Associated Talks:

03:50PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

11:40AM - 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:

03:50PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

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Flora Nanda

Blockchain Technology Lead

Pfizer

Associated Talks:

10:15AM - Day 1

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

03:50PM - 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?
. Dave Uhryniak, Blockchain Strategy Director, TRON
. Ram Gujjula, Head of Systems and Processes - Crypto, Blockchain, Commerce & Payments, Meta
. 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

04:30PM

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Presentation: ‘Greenifying Blockchain’ – Overcoming the Stigma

  • Establishing trust with blockchain – so much more than crytpo   
  • Blockchain’s role in addressing common Supply Chain problems  
  • Measurable outcomes 

04:50PM

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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 

05:00PM

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Presentation: Blockchain for Enterprise in 2023 and beyond

  • What is the need for blockchain in enterprise? 
  • What is the current state of enterprise blockchain? 
  • Identifying and overcoming bottlenecks for adoption. 

05:30PM

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