Day 1

29 November 2017

Blockchain Technologies – Day 1

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 technology could transform existing business models and invent new forms of business in a profound way. The Blockchain technologies track examines key challenges for developers building these initiatives, 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. According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology market is expected to rise from $210m in 2016 to $2.31bn by 2021. In this session, leading venture capitalists and investors will examine the emerging blockchain technology landscape and why there is so much attention around the sector. The blockchain technologies track look at how Blockchain companies are creating disruptive solutions to real world problems.    

09:30AM

Chair introduction and opening remarks

10:00AM

Panel : How can developers make the most of the blockchain opportunity?

  • Examining open source blockchain development
  • How to develop scalable solutions
  • Building in security around regulatory compliance and accountability
  • Leverage existing codebases, workflows, and development ecosystems
  • Getting started with a highly scalable Ethereum compliant blockchain

10:45AM

Case study

11:00AM

Case study

11:15AM

Slock.it

Stephan Tual

Founder & COO

Slock.it

Associated Talks:

11:15AM - Day 1

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  • Smart contracts as self-executing trust estates
  • How protocols give control of the cryptographic keys for operating the property to the person who rightfully owns that property, based on the terms of the contract
  • Smart contracts embedded in IoT-enabled devices – how to have property embedded with information about who owns it
  • Interface between Slock.it and Ethereum
. Stephan Tual, Founder & COO, Slock.it

11:40AM

Networking Break

12:00PM

Case study

12:15PM

Case study

01:00PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Panel: Blockchain from the investor’s perspective: A VC view of the marketplace

Matthieu Soule

Senior Strategic Analyst

L'Atelier BNP Paribas US

Associated Talks:

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According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology market is expected to rise from $210m in 2016 to $2.31bn by 2021. In this session, leading venture capitalists and investors will examine the emerging blockchain technology landscape and why there is so much attention around the sector.

  • The opportunities for blockchain from an investor and VC viewpoint
  • What are the advantages of blockchain to investors when compared to other emerging technologies?
  • What criteria are VC’s looking for to invest in blockchain start-ups
. Matthieu Soule, Senior Strategic Analyst , L'Atelier BNP Paribas US

02:45PM

Case study

03:00PM

Case study

03:15PM

Bitmark

Sean Moss-Pultz

Co-Founder and CEO

Bitmark Inc.

Associated Talks:

03:15PM - Day 1

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  • Turning your personal data and digital assets into unique property
  • Issuance and transfer of property titles for digital assets
  • Chain of ownership and attribution authenticated independently
. Sean Moss-Pultz, Co-Founder and CEO, Bitmark Inc.

03:30PM

Networking break

04:00PM

Panel: Blockchain as a service (Baas)

Matthew C James

Chairman

TRNXHUB

Associated Talks:

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  • How to create a cryptographically secure, shared, distributed ledger
  • Optimizing digital signature technology to create transactions that reduce fraud and establish trust and accountability
  • How to address security, performance and operational processes in BaaS
  • Data management and analysis capabilities in the public or private blockchain equation
. Matthew C James, Chairman, TRNXHUB

04:15PM

Case study

04:30PM

Case study: Bext360 – coffee traceability from farmer to cup

Daniel Jones

CEO

Bext360

Associated Talks:

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  • Machine vision and artificial intelligence (AI) to source high-quality agricultural products directly from the source
  • Digital/mobile payments to the farmers, communities, and banks utilizing block chain payments directly to the stakeholders
  • Tracking the goods from the source to the end consumer, allowing the end consumer to interact directly with the communities that provide the goods

 

 

. Daniel Jones, CEO, Bext360

04:45PM

Case study

05:00PM

Close of Conference

Day 2

30 November 2017

Blockchain Technologies – Day 2

   

09:30AM

Chair introduction and opening remarks

09:40AM

Case study

09:55AM

Case study

10:10AM

Panel: How to Build a blockchain Fintech startup?

  • Understanding the critical role investment plays in building you’re blockchain start up
  • The strategy behind building and guiding the development of ecosystems
  • Creating disruptive solutions to real world problems using blockchain
  • Disruptors in Fintech – we examine the latest in a range of blockchain start ups, and their perspective on the marketplace

11:05AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Panel: Peer to peer payments – the blockchain mobile payments revolution

  • Regulatory compliance on a public transaction ledgers
  • Mobile blockchain wallets – security and abolition of transactional fees
  • P-2-P lending – how blockchain based mobile apps are bypassing traditional banks’ paperwork and regulations
  • Universal access to secure banking

12:15PM

Case study

12:30PM

Keynote: Red Belly, the unforkable blockchain

Vincent Gramoli

Head of the Concurrent Systems Research Group

University of Sydney

Associated Talks:

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  • How Red Belly Blockchain can drastically speed up cryptocurrency transactions
  • Create and implement blockchain solutions capable of handling large volumes of data
  • Red Belly vs Visa or 440,000 vs 56,000 transactions per second
  • The scalability solution
. Vincent Gramoli, Head of the Concurrent Systems Research Group, University of Sydney

12:50PM

Networking break

02:00PM

Case study

02:15PM

Panel: Cryptocurrency wallets

  • How to build cheaper, more secure, and immutable crypto wallets
  • Cross platform Bitcoin wallets – desktop, Android and iOS
  • Hierarchical deterministic addresses and dynamic transaction fees
  • How to provide decentralised transactions while providing transparency and security
  • Building wallets for multicurrency – bitcoin and altcoins

02:45PM

Case study

03:00PM

Panel: Identity management and verification on blockchain

Sunil Madhu

CEO & Founder

Socure

Associated Talks:

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  • 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
. Sunil Madhu, CEO & Founder, Socure

03:45PM

Case study: DECENT – Future of Digital Rights Protection

Matej Michalko

CEO

Decent

Associated Talks:

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DECENT is a Blockchain Content Distribution Platform that is Open-Source and utilizes Blockchain to ensure trust and security. Our intention is to revolutionize data distribution on the Internet.

 

. Matej Michalko, CEO, Decent

04:00PM

Close of conference