Day 1 - 17 May 2023

09:45AM

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Chairpersons Welcome: Digital Assets and Tokenisation

Chairperson’s welcome and opening remarks. 

10:00AM

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Presentation: Metaverse – A New Future of Work?

  • Metaverse as means of virtual co-creation and meeting environments 
  • Brand Activation vs Brand Extension Tool? – Extending services and products to the metaverse rather than approaching it as one-time activation 
  • Addressing the misconceptions around the Metaverse

10:30AM

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Keynote Presentation: NFTs in 2023 – is rebrand on the way?

  • Why rebrand and is it necessary? – NFTs landscape in 2022 and onto 2023 and beyond 
  • Unique NFT use cases that will dominate this year

11:00AM

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Presentation: Zero Knowledge – A Long Time Coming

  • What are Zero Knowledge Systems and how can they help in the blockchain scalability challenge?  
  • Addressing existing trade-offs and how to fill the gaps  
  • What use cases can we expect?  

11:20AM

Networking Break

03:30PM

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Panel: The Metaverse

  • Preparing for the Metaverse – Are we ready?   
  • The scope of possibility – what types of Metaverse are in development, and which is most likely to dominate future markets?    
  • Risk, Regulation and the Legal Framework.  
  • Is it just hype? Scepticisms about the reality of the metaverse. 

11:40AM

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Panel: Digital Identity – The Key to Everything

  • Uses in the Metaverse and Web3  
  • Every day and FinTech uses  
  • What is the link between Digital Identity, Web3, and the Metaverse? 

12:20AM

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Presentation: On-trend Tech – How Luxury Brands Lead in Blockchain Onboarding

  • Why luxury brands are more open to innovation – addressing onboarding scepticism. 
  • How are luxury brands embracing new technologies?  
  • Metaversal brand experimentation and digital twins. 

12:40AM

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Presentation: Innovation Slot 7

To follow soon …  

12:50AM

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Presentation: Innovation Slot 8

To follow soon …  

01:00PM

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Presentation: NFTs and the Entertainment Business

  • Consumers, fans, and loyalty – how to optimise your target audience.   
  • Ticketing and proof of attendance  
  • What are membership passes and how to benefit from them?  

01:30PM

Networking Break

04:10PM

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Presentation: GameFi in 2023 and Beyond – Innovative Opportunities to Look Out For

  • Leveraging blockchain technology for more engaging, immersive and secure virtual worlds.  
  • Metaverse, Cloud and P2E gaming.  

02:30PM

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Presentation: Innovation Slot 9

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02:40PM

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Presentation: Innovation Slot 10

To follow soon …  

02:50PM

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Presentation: Digital Identity Crisis

  • The Trust Foundation of Digital Identity 
  • How can blockchain help solve the identity crisis?  

03:10PM

Networking Break

04:30PM

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Presentation: On-Chain or Off-Chain? – The Rise of Autonomous Worlds

  • Open economies – how can they help extend existing game genres?
  • How can Web3 composability leverage autonomous worlds?
  • Assets, ownership and rewards – redefining the role of crypto and tokenisation in the next generation gaming.
  • Autonomous Worlds beyond gaming.

05:10PM

End of day