Day 2

30 November 2017

Blockchain Technologies

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.

09:20AM

Blockchain Technologies: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:30AM

Keynote: Blockchain innovations of the last year and a peak of what’s next

Joshua Jeppesen

Development Director, USA

BitConnect

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09:30AM - Day 2

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This keynote will go over the last years innovative startups from the Blockchain space.  Diving into futuristic and radical ideas that are now possible because of this technology. The keynote will go over 10 separate companies and what they have been able to provide because of the Blockchain.

. Joshua Jeppesen, Development Director, USA, BitConnect

10:00AM

Case Study: Blockchain technologies in the supply chain

How blockchain will ensure the authenticity of high-value products such as diamonds and art to locating stolen goods and protecting both customers and sellers from fraudulent transactions.

10:20AM

Panel: The role of Blockchain within supply chain management

  • How blockchain increases traceability and transparency in the supply chain – benefits for the supplier and customer
  • Reducing or eliminating fraud and errors in the supply chain
  • Case studies – success stories of using blockchain in the supply chain: from mangoes to wine

11:00AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Case Study 1

11:50AM

Case Study 2

12:10PM

Case Study 3: Bitclave

Senior Representative, Bitclave

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12:10PM - Day 2

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12:30PM

Keynote: Red Belly, the unforkable blockchain

Vincent Gramoli

Head of the Concurrent Systems Research Group

University of Sydney

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12:30PM - Day 2

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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

Blockchain for Telecommunications Networks

​Reza Ramezan

Founder and CEO

Routecoin

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12:50PM - Day 2

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Garry Hawkings

Corporate Strategy Advisor

Routecoin

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12:50PM - Day 2

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  • Device-to-device (D2D) communication in 5G cellular networks using blockchain
  • Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication in IoT using blockchain
  • Smart Contracts in Next Generation of Routing Protocols
. ​Reza Ramezan, Founder and CEO, Routecoin
. Garry Hawkings, Corporate Strategy Advisor, Routecoin

01:10PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Case Study 4

02:10PM

Case Study 5: Civic

Senior Representative, Civic

Associated Talks:

02:10PM - Day 1

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03:10PM - Day 2

View Panel: Identity management and verification on blockchain

04:00PM - Day 1

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. Senior Representative, Civic, ,

02:40PM

The Next Generation of Identity Verification Using the Blockchain

Armin Ebrahimi

Founder and CEO

ShoCard

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02:40PM - Day 2

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04:00PM - Day 1

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  • User-centric identity stored completely on a mobile device, enabling BYOID for consumer and workplace identity management
  • Eliminates the need for usernames and passwords with 4- and 5-point multi-factor authentication
  • Using blockchain technology to authorize and validate identity, shared data is completely secure
  • Streamlines identity management for the enterprise, banks, online retailers, airlines and anywhere logins are required
. Armin Ebrahimi, Founder and CEO, ShoCard

03:10PM

Panel: Identity management and verification on blockchain

Senior Representative, Civic

Associated Talks:

02:10PM - Day 1

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03:10PM - Day 2

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04:00PM - Day 1

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Sunil Madhu

CEO & Founder

Socure

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03:10PM - Day 2

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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
. Senior Representative, Civic, ,
. Sunil Madhu, CEO & Founder, Socure

03:50PM

Future of Content Distribution and Authors’ Rights Protection

Matej Michalko

CEO

Decent

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03:50PM - Day 2

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  • What blockchain technology adds to the world of content distribution on the Internet
  • DECENT’s vision, the advantages of decentralized publishing and blockchain-based content distribution including: specific features of the DECENT Network, DECENT blockchain applications and future plans
  • Practical demonstrations of some important use cases in the digital content industries

 

. Matej Michalko, CEO, Decent

04:10PM

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