Day 2 - 6 October 2022

10:00AM

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Feng Hou

Chief Digital Transformation Evangelist

Maryville University

Associated Talks:

10:00AM - Day 2

View Chairperson’s Welcome – An Introduction to Tokenization and Digital Assets

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Chairperson’s Welcome – An Introduction to Tokenization and Digital Assets

. Feng Hou, Chief Digital Transformation Evangelist, Maryville University

10:15AM

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Presentation: NFTs – The Story So Far

  • From ETH Rocks to Beeple’s $7mill deal – mapping NFTs journey to success.
  • Crypto-collectables – when and how should a corporation mint their own token?
  • Is there anything that can’t be tokenized? 
  • Who benefits? Use cases from different industries. 

10:45AM

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Keynote Presentation: The Now and the Future of Smart Contracting

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11:15AM

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Alex Nascimento

Co-Founder | Managing Director

UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain

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Nikita Ngan Nguyen

Chief of Business

Ekoios Technology

Associated Talks:

11:15AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

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Zack Chang

Project Manager

WonderPals

Associated Talks:

11:15AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

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Niamh O’Connell

Senior Business Development Manager

CasperLabs

Associated Talks:

11:15AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

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Sachin Rege

Digital Product Transformation Leader

Wells Fargo

Associated Talks:

11:15AM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

12:20PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Smart Contracts and Their Expanding Functionality

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Keynote Panel: The Future of Digital Assets

  • Scoping out the impact – how has the digitalisation of currency changed the world?
  • The success of NFTs and where they might take us in the future.
  • The Art of Persuasion – how to bring round the critics and move closer to ubiquitous adoption of digital assets?
  • Starting up and settling in – what is the advice for new innovators in the different fields? 
Moderator: . Alex Nascimento, Co-Founder | Managing Director, UCLA Blockchain Lab | 7CC Blockchain
. Nikita Ngan Nguyen, Chief of Business, Ekoios Technology
. Zack Chang, Project Manager, WonderPals
. Niamh O’Connell, Senior Business Development Manager, CasperLabs
. Sachin Rege, Digital Product Transformation Leader, Wells Fargo

11:55AM

Networking Break

12:10PM

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Senior Representative, Unicoin

Associated Talks:

12:10PM - Day 2

View Keynote Presentation: Blockchain in Times of Crisis

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Keynote Presentation: Blockchain in Times of Crisis

  • What are the benefits and draw backs of digital money for consumers in times of crisis?  
  • Stablecoin’s risk in times of financial instability. 
  • Blockchain and humanitarian aid.  
  • CBDCs and social inequalities. 
. Senior Representative, Unicoin, ,

12:40PM

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Claus Skaaning

CEO

DigiShares

Associated Talks:

12:00PM - Day 2

View VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: The New Kid on the Block – Tokenized Real Estate

12:40PM - Day 2

View Presentation: The New Kid on the Block – Tokenized Real Estate

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Presentation: The New Kid on the Block – Tokenized Real Estate

  • How does the tokenisation of real estate bring value to developers?
  • Current ways it is being practiced – in Europe and further afield.
  • What are the barriers to adoption?
. Claus Skaaning, CEO, DigiShares

12:55PM

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Daniela Barbosa

Executive Director/ General Manager Blockchain, Healthcare & Identity

The Hyperledger Foundation/ Linux Foundation

Associated Talks:

12:55PM - Day 2

View Presentation: How Digital Identity, Digital Assets, Web 3 and More are Shaping the Blockchain Ecosystem

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Presentation: How Digital Identity, Digital Assets, Web 3 and More are Shaping the Blockchain Ecosystem

  •  The growing importance of blockchain optionality.
  • The role of self-sovereign ownership and control of data.
  • Critical tools for scalability and interoperability, including tokens, standards and open governance.
. Daniela Barbosa, Executive Director/ General Manager Blockchain, Healthcare & Identity, The Hyperledger Foundation/ Linux Foundation

01:15PM

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Dr. Weijia Zhang

VP of Engineering

Wanchain

Associated Talks:

01:15PM - Day 2

View Presentation: Top 10 Security Considerations for Blockchains and Cross-Chain Solutions

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Presentation: Top 10 Security Considerations for Blockchains and Cross-Chain Solutions

  • The common security vulnerabilities in smart contracts.
  • Special considerations that must be taken for unique asset types like NFTs.
  • Crosschain bridges and best practices for operating in a multi-chain world.
. Dr. Weijia Zhang, VP of Engineering, Wanchain

01:35PM

Networking Break

02:10PM

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Mark Christianson

Digital Experience Delivery Senior Lead

Mars

Associated Talks:

02:10PM - Day 2

View Presentation: The Metaverse

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Presentation: The Metaverse

  • How do we currently understand online existence?  
  • The scope of possibility – what types of Metaverse are in development, and which is most likely to dominate future markets? 
  • Security, Tokenization, Privacy: Blockchain’s usefulness in the Metaverse.
  • Is it all good? Where might virtual existence have its downfalls? 
. Mark Christianson, Digital Experience Delivery Senior Lead, Mars

02:30PM

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Presentation: 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?

02:40PM

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Presentation: Decentralized Social Media Platforms

  • The future of social media platforms – taking ownership of our own content.  
  • Are Web2.0 Social Media Networks out of date?  
  • Digital rewards – cryptocurrencies and NFT. 

02:50PM

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Phillip Silitschanu

Research Director

IDC Financial Insights

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Alex Marquez

Head of Experian Ventures

Experian

Associated Talks:

02:50PM - Day 2

View Keynote Panel: DeFi 2.0

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Keynote Panel: DeFi 2.0

  • Smart contracts for financial accessibility – what are the user benefits of decentralised finance?
  • What improvements will we see with DeFi 2.0? 
  • Footprint analytics – what types of DeFi projects are looking to dominate the market share in the coming year?  
Moderator: . Phillip Silitschanu, Research Director, IDC Financial Insights
. Alex Marquez, Head of Experian Ventures, Experian

03:30PM

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