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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Anita Rao

Director

PayPal

Associated Talks:

09:45AM - Day 1

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Blockchain and De-Centralised Identity

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. Anita Rao, Director, PayPal

10:15AM

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Phillip Silitschanu

Research Director

IDC Financial Insights

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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 Actualising Blockchain in the Market

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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

03:20PM - 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
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. Flora Nanda, Blockchain Technology Lead, Pfizer

10:55AM

(PDT)

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 Actualising Blockchain in the Market

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Actualising Blockchain in the Market

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. Senior Representative, Oracle, ,

11:25AM

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Chris Johnson

Director, Head of International Data Governance

Walmart

Associated Talks:

03:20PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

11:25AM - Day 1

View Inventing an Ecosystem using Blockchain

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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

11:45AM

(PDT)

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

11:45AM - Day 1

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

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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

12:05PM

Networking Break

12:40PM

(PDT)

Sachin Rege

Digital Product Transformation Leader

Wells Fargo

Associated Talks:

11:00AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

12:40PM - Day 1

View Smart Contracts and Their Expanding Functionality

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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

01:00PM

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Medha Parlikar

CTO and Co-founder

CasperLabs

Associated Talks:

01:00PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Keynote: The Blockchain Scalability Challenge

01:00PM - Day 1

View Keynote: The Blockchain Scalability Challenge

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Keynote: The Blockchain Scalability Challenge

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. Medha Parlikar, CTO and Co-founder, CasperLabs

01:30PM

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Masumi Hamahira

Member of BSV Technical Standards Committee and Financial Services Ambassador for

BSV Blockchain

Associated Talks:

01:30PM - Day 1

View Technical Standards Committee (TSC) for Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) Blockchain

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Technical Standards Committee (TSC) for Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) Blockchain

  • Goal of TSC’s standardisation programme and its mission.
  • Benefits of standardisation.
  • TSC roadmap for an interoperable ecosystem.
  • Example of standard recommended and in development (Paymail) and how they are used in applications.
. Masumi Hamahira, Member of BSV Technical Standards Committee and Financial Services Ambassador for, BSV Blockchain

01:40PM

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Andrew Thomson

Technology Leader

Johnson & Johnson

Associated Talks:

01:40PM - Day 1

View Comparing Public, Private and Permissioned Blockchains

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Khizer Arshad

Blockchain Architect

Johnson & Johnson

Associated Talks:

01:40PM - Day 1

View Comparing Public, Private and Permissioned Blockchains

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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

02:10PM

(PDT)

Senior Representative, Elliptic

Associated Talks:

02:10PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Decentralised Autonomous Organisations

02:10PM - Day 1

View Decentralised Autonomous Organisations

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Decentralised Autonomous Organisations

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. Senior Representative, Elliptic, ,

02:30PM

Networking Break

03:00PM

(PDT)

Senior Representative, Tatum

Associated Talks:

03:00PM - Day 1

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: A Look at the Current Blockchain Landscape

03:00PM - Day 1

View A Look at the Current Blockchain Landscape

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A Look at the Current Blockchain Landscape

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. Senior Representative, Tatum, ,

03:20PM

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Dave Uhryniak

Blockchain Strategy Director

TRON

Associated Talks:

03:20PM - 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:

03:20PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

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Chris Johnson

Director, Head of International Data Governance

Walmart

Associated Talks:

03:20PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: The Privacy of Blockchain

11:25AM - Day 1

View Inventing an Ecosystem using Blockchain

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Karthik Shanmugasundaram

Senior Engineering Manager, Linkedin Learning Discovery & Search

LinkedIn

Associated Talks:

03:20PM - 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

03:20PM - 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

04:00PM

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Joshua Lory

Head of Blockchain GTM

VMware

Associated Talks:

04:00PM - Day 1

View Wall Street Paving a New Street with Blockchain

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Wall Street Paving a New Street with Blockchain

  • Use cases in capital markets.
  • Network operator or participant: To be or not to be.
  • Private, permissioned networks transacting more value than and public mainnets.
  • Pitfalls of production.
. Joshua Lory, Head of Blockchain GTM, VMware

04:20PM

(PDT)

The Internet of Value – the Next Stage for a Connected World

  • On the Horizon – what IoV innovations will we see in the coming decade? 
  • Are there any pitfalls to the IoV vision? How limited are we by the scalability of current Blockchain projects? 
  • The ‘Underbanked’ – will the Internet of Value prove itself as a solution to lack of financial instrument access?

04:40PM

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Industry Use-case

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05:00PM

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End of Day

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