Day 2 - 29 November 2018

Blockchain Technologies

According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology market is expected to rise from $210m in 2016 to $2.31bn by 2021. There has been a flurry of new start-ups, announcements, new user cases, and applications being developed using blockchain technology. Research provides strong evidence that blockchain applications could transform existing business models and invent new forms of business in a profound way. The Developing Blockchain Applications and Blockchain Technologies tracks examine key challenges for developers building these initiatives and how Blockchain companies are creating disruptive solutions to real world problems. You will also hear from a number of innovative Blockchain start-ups, their business cases, and case studies, and be able to see how to partner with a number of emerging technology players to forward your Blockchain services.

10:00AM

Jason Bloomberg

President | Contributer

Intellyx | Forbes

Associated Talks:

04:50PM - Day 1

View The Lies that Blockchain Fans Tell Themselves (and Anyone Else Who Will Listen)

10:00AM - Day 2

View Blockchain Technologies: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

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Blockchain Technologies: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Learn the most important characteristics a blockchain-based business must have
  • Understand the fatal flaw of today’s decentralized business models
  • Gain a healthy skepticism about any blockchain business, regardless of its business model
. Jason Bloomberg, President | Contributer, Intellyx | Forbes
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10:20AM

Neal Roche

CEO

Whiteblock Inc.

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10:20AM - Day 2

View Which blockchains are the most scalable…and truly decentralized? An independent view

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Which blockchains are the most scalable…and truly decentralized? An independent view

  • What are the barriers to scalability? Deploying Testnets.
  • How can you validate new blockchains for scalability and resilience?
  • Real world benchmarks comparing blockchains in a deterministic way
. Neal Roche, CEO, Whiteblock Inc.
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10:40AM

Jason Bloomberg

President | Contributer

Intellyx | Forbes

Associated Talks:

04:50PM - Day 1

View The Lies that Blockchain Fans Tell Themselves (and Anyone Else Who Will Listen)

10:00AM - Day 2

View Blockchain Technologies: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

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Chris Haslwanter

COO

Riddle&Code

Associated Talks:

10:40AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Blockchain Technology in the Luxury Goods Industry?

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Hob Khadka

Founder & CEO

XcelTrip

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Blockchain Applications Hype or Reality

10:40AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Blockchain Technology in the Luxury Goods Industry?

12:20PM - Day 1

View Steps by step guidelines to start a blockchain Startup and ICO launch

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Richard McBeath

Head of Marketing

Masterworks.io

Associated Talks:

12:00PM - Day 2

View Invest in the world’s most valuable paintings

10:40AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Blockchain Technology in the Luxury Goods Industry?

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Maureen Downey

Founder

Chai Vault

Associated Talks:

10:40AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Blockchain Technology in the Luxury Goods Industry?

04:00PM - Day 2

View What it takes to out-sleuth wine fraud

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Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Blockchain Technology in the Luxury Goods Industry?

  • Recognizing counterfeit merchandise – provenance through blockchain
  • Blockchain, standing the test of time
  • Transparency for both the trader and the consumer
  • Use cases in retail, art, wine, and tourism
Moderator: . Jason Bloomberg, President | Contributer, Intellyx | Forbes
. Chris Haslwanter, COO, Riddle&Code
. Hob Khadka, Founder & CEO , XcelTrip
. Richard McBeath, Head of Marketing, Masterworks.io
. Maureen Downey, Founder, Chai Vault
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11:20AM

Networking Break

12:00PM

Richard McBeath

Head of Marketing

Masterworks.io

Associated Talks:

12:00PM - Day 2

View Invest in the world’s most valuable paintings

10:40AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Blockchain Technology in the Luxury Goods Industry?

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Invest in the world’s most valuable paintings

  • Securitization of multi-million dollar artwork
  • Reg A+ and democratization
  • Buys, sell and trade (ERC 20)
. Richard McBeath, Head of Marketing, Masterworks.io
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12:20PM

Travis Jank

CEO

Krambu

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12:20PM - Day 2

View Blockchain and the Enterprise

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Blockchain and the Enterprise

Learn why Enterprise companies are rapidly adopting blockchain technology and how this means big business for the blockchain industry. Discover the use cases, key barriers to adoption, and latest innovations and trends for the Enterprise market.

. Travis Jank, CEO, Krambu
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12:40PM

Patrick Makedonas

Ecosystem Developer

Hello Diamonds

Associated Talks:

12:40PM - Day 2

View Hello Diamonds Blockchain – Stable, regulated, tangible and solid

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Hello Diamonds Blockchain – Stable, regulated, tangible and solid

  • Why a stable coin?
  • Why a diamond?
  • The benefits of incentivized economies, without the volatility
. Patrick Makedonas, Ecosystem Developer, Hello Diamonds
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12:50PM

Tom Maxon

Head of US Operations & Business Development

CoolBitX

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - Day 2

View Onwards – Advancement of blockchain and crypto: Revolutionizing the idea of wallet in the world

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Michael Ou

Founder & CEO

CoolBitX

Associated Talks:

12:50PM - Day 2

View Onwards – Advancement of blockchain and crypto: Revolutionizing the idea of wallet in the world

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Onwards – Advancement of blockchain and crypto: Revolutionizing the idea of wallet in the world

  • Roadblocks to mass adoption
  • Embrace the inevitable – AML compliance
  • Coexistence of compliance and non-compliance
. Tom Maxon, Head of US Operations & Business Development , CoolBitX
. Michael Ou, Founder & CEO, CoolBitX
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01:00PM

Networking Lunch

02:00PM

Hob Khadka

Founder & CEO

XcelTrip

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Blockchain Applications Hype or Reality

10:40AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Blockchain Technology in the Luxury Goods Industry?

12:20PM - Day 1

View Steps by step guidelines to start a blockchain Startup and ICO launch

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Blockchain Applications Hype or Reality

. Hob Khadka, Founder & CEO , XcelTrip
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02:30PM

Dr Ian Gauci

Partner

GTG Advocates

Associated Talks:

02:30PM - Day 2

View The new blockchain and crypto framework of Malta

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The new blockchain and crypto framework of Malta

  • The new DLT regime
  • Malta’s approach towards Innovation
  • The virtual financial assets regime
. Dr Ian Gauci, Partner, GTG Advocates
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02:50PM

Duane Jacobsen

CEO

Blocksafe

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02:50PM - Day 2

View Blockchain and IoT

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Blockchain and IoT

. Duane Jacobsen, CEO, Blocksafe
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03:10PM

Networking Break

03:30PM

Mark Etwaru

Digital Transformation

Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Associated Talks:

03:30PM - Day 2

View What will the promise of decentralised record sharing mean to enterprises?

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What will the promise of decentralised record sharing mean to enterprises?

We’ve all heard much about decentralized record sharing, join this session to take a deep dive into:

  • The Similarities and differences between centralized and decentralized blockchains
  • The advantages and disadvantages of both centralized and decentralized chains
  • Explore current application of decentralized records sharing across several industries
  • Take a glimpse in the future of how decentralization will change the world as we know it today
. Mark Etwaru, Digital Transformation, Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
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03:50PM

Dr Frank Li

CTO

BETREASURY Asset Management AG

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03:50PM - Day 2

View Using blockchain technology to realize payment and settlement

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Using blockchain technology to realize payment and settlement

. Dr Frank Li, CTO, BETREASURY Asset Management AG
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04:10PM

Amit Mital

Founder and Chairman

TrustedKey Systems, Inc

Associated Talks:

04:10PM - Day 2

View Digital Identity: An Ecosystem Approach

10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Who to trust? Blockchain for identity management

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Digital Identity: An Ecosystem Approach

Digital identity has been called the “engine of the digital economy”, yet a pervasive, portable identity system has been elusive.   This talk will discuss an approach that includes key industry verticals, while addressing issues such as privacy, friction and regulations.

 

. Amit Mital, Founder and Chairman , TrustedKey Systems, Inc
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04:30PM

Neil Chandran

Founder 

ViMarket 

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04:30PM - Day 2

View The Invisible Boom

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The Invisible Boom

In this bear market, there continues to be an uptrend in a particular industry; Virtual goods purchases in Online Games and VR. In this presentation ViMarket show how it taps into this thriving economy using its blockhain powered Virtual Universe, “ViRSE” and its native ViR Token

. Neil Chandran, Founder , ViMarket 
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04:40PM

Adriyan Adriyanov

Ambassador

Blueshare.io

Associated Talks:

04:40PM - Day 2

View Key challenges in the securities tokenisation process

12:30PM - Day 1

View Combining Securities Tokenization and Regulation – the Case of Interprom Mining AG

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Key challenges in the securities tokenisation process

  • Regulatory requirements and their accommodation on the blockchain
  • The need to establish and maintain ring-fenced transaction space/platform on the blockchain
  • Compatibility and interoperability of the ring-fenced platform with future regulated security token exchanges
  • The payment of dividend/interest, their organisation on the blockchain and key risks involved
  • Entry and exit points to fiat and the need for banks, custodians and other third parties
. Adriyan Adriyanov, Ambassador, Blueshare.io
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04:50PM

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