Blockchain Expo Global 2019

London , United Kingdom

About Blockchain Expo Global 2019

Arriving at Olympia Grand London on April 25-26, the Blockchain event is co-located with the IoT Tech Expo, AI & Big Data Expo and Cyber Security & Cloud Expo so you can explore the convergence of these technologies in one place.
The Blockchain conference agenda will present a series of expert keynotes, interactive panel discussions and solution-based case studies. All exploring the key industries that are set to be disrupted the most by this new technology, including; legal sectors, retail, financial services, healthcare, insurance, energy, music, government, real estate and more.
Blockchain tracks include; Blockchain for Enterprise, Blockchain Platforms and Strategies, Cryptocurrency and Financial Services, Developing Blockchain Applications, Blockchain for Business, Blockchain Technologies, Blockchain Workshops and Innovation & Investors Zone.

Speakers

Sylvie Gleises
Head Distribution/Marketing/Communication & CEO Continental Europe AXA ART
Jane Zhang
Founder and CEO Shellpay
Oliver Bussmann
Mika Lammi
Head of IoT Business Development Kouvola Innovation
Ulyana Shtybel
Co-founder & Vice President HighCastle
Nicolas Leriche
Product Manager ENGIE
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Nic Niedermowwe
Co-founder and CEO Primefactor Capital
Laura Rachel Bailey
Dieter Brockmeyer
Chairman International Commission of Diplomacy

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Sally Eaves
Blockchain Social Impact Lead | Official Member GOVERNMENT BLOCKCHAIN ASSOCIATION
RHIAN LEWIS
Founder London Women in Bitcoin
Gary Nuttall
MD Distlytics Ltd.
HERVE FRANCOIS
Blockchain Initiaitve Lead ING
Alex Nascimento
Britta Muzyk-Tikovsky
Managing Director CAPSCOVIL
Mary Jane Ajodah
Vice President, Operations Strategy BNY Mellon
Julian Gray
Technology Director, Digital Innovation Organisation BP Ventures
Andrea Redaelli
Principal Project and Portfolio Management, Business Services HUGO BOSS
Nitin Manoharan
Global Director, Head of Enterprise Architecture & Tech Innovation | Strategy & Planning Philip Morris International
David Ferguson
Head of Digital Innovation EDF Energy
Simon Kiilerich Vedel
Digital Product Manager Maersk
Jason J. Nabi
MD, Global Head of Innovation at HSBC Securities Services HSBC Global Banking and Markets
Anwar Mirza
Global Head of Data Governance TNT Netherlands
Ken Marke
CMO B3i
Ildefonso Olmedo
Head of Innovation Santander
Nkiru Uqaje
Blockchain Strategy Lead for UKI Enterprise DELL
Udai Kiarn Chilamkurthi
Lead Architect – Retail & Logistics Sainsbury's
Michele Curtoni
Digital Product Development | Office of Architecture State Street
Suyash Shrivastava
Manager, Solution Design Team Maersk
Dean Demellweek
CIB Industrial & Digital Transformation BNP Paribas
Amit Patel
Head of New Ventures Bupa Arabia
James Poulter
Head of Emerging Platforms & Partnerships Lego
Achim Jensky
Head of Processes/IT Daimler
Emmanuel Marchal
Managing Director ConsenSys
Ethan Pierse
Director | Founder CryptoAssets Institute
Harry Mylonadis
Technology & Innovation Consultant ENGIE
Stuart Ravens
Principal Research Analyst Navigant
VILLE SOINTU
Head of Emerging Technologies Nordea
Marta Piekarska
Director of Ecosystem Blockchain Hyperledger
Efrat Kaufmann
Emerging Technologies Business Development Lead Bank Hapoalim
Ian Allison
Business Reporter CoinDesk
Joseph Sullivan
Head of Strategy & Planning, EEMEA Procurement British American Tobacco
John Domingue
Director Knowledge Media Institute
Sam Shah
Director of Digital Development NHS England
Jonny Fry
Henry Edwardes-Evans
Associate Editorial Director, Power Newsletters EMEA S&P Global Platts
Christoph Haimberger
Managing Partner 202 Growth Capital
Donna Redel
Former Chairman of the Board | Former MD | Blockchain Professor | Advisor | Board Member New York Angels
Tom Fothergill
Lead Policy Adviser | Banking & Corporate | Financial Services & Digital Economy Government of Jersey
Noelle Acheson
Editorial Producer CoinDesk
Wilfried Pimenta
Business Development Director IOTA
Rodolfo Gonzalez
Partner Foundation Capital
Shahad Choudhury
Innovation Lead UK Export Finance
Claudia Coppenolle
Director, Chief Digital Office Deutsche Bank

Agenda

Blockchain Solutions for Enterprise

09:30am
Blockchain Solutions for Enterprise Day 1: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:50am
A year in review – Blockchain in Enterprise

10:10am
Enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration with blockchain

10:30am
Keynote: Blockchain solutions in cyber and data security

11:00am
Networking Break

11:40am
Panel: Blockchain solutions for transparency, customer loyalty and profitability
Financial holding and transactions transparency with unnecessary intermediaries remove, adding a degree of accountability to businesses.
Supply chain transparency and traceability – products you trust
Reducing risks of fraud, building trust through immutable and incorruptible platforms and improving customer experience
The co-existence of privacy and transparency
Long term profitability increase

12:20pm
Case Study: The Revolution in Container Shipping

12:40pm
Re-imagining enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration with blockchain

01:00pm
Networking Break

02:30pm
Afternoon Keynote: Security and Regulations with adopting blockchain for your Enterprise

03:00pm
Panel: What blockchain technology brings to the Utilities and Energy Market
How Blockchain will contribute to a change in the business models within the energy sector, and how can it build credibility
Examining how blockchain technology can provide some upgrades existing systems or can replace legacy ones.
Blockchain applications for energy trading – and selling energy from your own systems
Supporting community energy models, electricity termination, verification of green electricity certificates, and automates reading of smart meters

03:40pm
Blockchain scalability: The Technical Aspects, in Business Terms

04:00pm
Networking Break

04:40pm
Panel: The role of blockchain in the advertising, marketing and media world
The state of online advertising and marketing today
Improving data management to allow for less Intrusive and more effective adverts
Increasing targeted advertising and engagement
Decentralisation of media buying and selling – blockchain enabling publishers, advertisers, musicians and artists to buy and sell with fewer intermediaries, or even directly.

05:00pm
Case Study – Blockchain enabling the next generation of trade & logistics

05:30pm
Interoperability of Different Blockchain Solutions

06:00pm
Session Close

BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORMS & STRATAGIES

09:30am
Blockchain Platforms & Strategies: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:50am
Hurdles to overcome moving from Pilot to POC

10:10am
Developing prototypes for blockchain services

10:30am
Keynote: Leveraging the correct platform for your business needs

11:00am
Networking Break

11:40am
Panel: The benefits and challenges of incorporating blockchain platforms into your business model
What competencies can blockchain technology deliver to business?
Implementing a successful strategy
What other hurdles must be overcome for full adoption?

12:20pm
Unravelling the maze of providers – what works for your business

12:40pm
Permissioned and permissionless ledgers

01:00pm
Networking Break

02:30pm
Afternoon keynote: Building and operating an enterprise ready blockchain platform

03:00pm
Panel: Governance and regulation in Blockchain business networks
Challenges blockchain technology presents for legislators and governments
The establishment of regulation and standards for interoperable blockchains – case examples
How will these address issues blockchain technology may present?
Examining the regulation and compliance challenges of deploying blockchain technologies across industry

03:40pm
Blockchain as a service (BaaS) platforms

04:00pm
Networking Break

04:30pm
Panel: The race towards Interoperability
Achieving the balance – discussing the trade-off between blockchain platforms security, privacy, efficiency, flexibility, ease of use, reliability and governance
What is Interoperability and how will it benefit blockchain users?
The ability to interoperate between blockchain platforms to achieve the balance– challenges and benefits.

05:10pm
Closing the Strategy gap – what next?

05:30pm
Session Close

Blockchain for Business

09:30am
Blockchain for Business: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:50am
Blockchain for business processes

10:10am
Case Study – Blockchains application in the energy sector

10:30am
Morning Keynote: Blockchain driving positive changes across business, communities and society

11:00am
Networking Break

11:40am
Keynote panel: The Role of Blockchain within your business model
Introducing blockchain and its application for businesses
Revolutionising business processes, including smart contracts, cloud storage, paying employees and voting
Blockchain increasing 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 for business
Limitations?

12:20pm
The Strategic Role of Blockchain Partnerships

12:40pm
Improving productivity and quality using Blockchain

01:00pm
Networking Break

02:30pm
Afternoon keynote: The future with blockchain

03:00pm
Panel: Cyber-security and the blockchain- technology for our safety
Current issues with Cybersecurity
Blockchain’s potential for security applications due to decentralized storage and traceability
How blockchain can eliminate the human factor from authentication

03:40pm
Blockchain Technology as a Solution for GDPR Compliance

04:00pm
Networking Break

04:40pm
Panel: Blockchain for public services & social good
Solutions for social innovation – unlocking the power of decentralization
Blockchain in education
The use of blockchain in charity fundraising
Government’s role in supporting and influencing the development of blockchain technologies and its potential uses
Blockchain beyond business – worldwide public service projects

05:20pm
Understanding Blockchain Technologies & Markets

05:40pm
Large scale adoption of Blockchain for Business, when & how?

06:00pm
Session Close

Investors & Innovation Zone

09:30am
Innovations & Investors Zone: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

09:50am
Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up
• The VC process and what each investor looks for
• How do you find the right investor for you and what questions should you be asking them?
• Discussing different strategies to enable Investment into your start-up and the velocity of the market
• Evaluation of the current ecosystem
• Geographic hot spots and regulatory risk

10:30am
How to kick start your innovative idea

10:50am
The token economy

11:10am
Networking Break

11:30am
Launching Blockchain start-ups 1
This session will explore some cutting edge Blockchain companies and their launch propositions

12:00pm
Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – Equity or Coins?
Examining the difference in ‘terms’ and relationships between VC’s and token sales
What do investors look for in a start up?
Shaping the information to attract high calibre investors
Crypto Capitalism – Challenging the VC model
VCs starting to tokenise
Moderator: Jonny Fry, CEO, TeamBlockchain

2:40pm
Two-year review – The rollercoaster of Crypto

01:00pm
Start- up 1

01:10pm
Start- up 2

01:20pm
Start- up 3

01:30pm
Networking Break

02:30pm
Afternoon Keynote – Current trends and issues with Crypto Finance

03:00pm
Launching Blockchain start-ups 2

03:30pm
Networking Break

03:50pm
Panel: Understanding the market dynamics for token sales and crowd funding
Self-Regulation in Crypto financing
Tools for a token sale
Equity Vs. Coins – risks and challenges
Liquidity in digital tokens – how these are traded for other digital currencies, and then into fiat currency through a digital exchange
Communicating your blockchain project effectively

04:30pm
Security Tokens Vs. Utility Tokens

04:50pm
The Mining Boom

05:10pm
Innovations in Blockchain

05:30pm
Session Close

BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTIONS FOR ENTERPRISE

09:30am
Blockchain Solutions for Enterprise Day 2: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:50am
The ultimate solution for Blockchain in Manufacturing

10:10am
Transparent and Immutable – benefits for the customer

10:30am
Keynote: Blockchain scalability: The Technical Aspects in Business Terms

11:00am
Networking Break

11:40am
Panel: Blockchain solutions for logistics and the global supply chain
How blockchain increases traceability, safety and transparency in the supply chain – benefits for the supplier and customer
Reducing or eliminating fraud and errors in the supply chain
Case studies from logistics & transportation in manufacturing, retail & consumer goods
Universal application & cooperation – the issues to overcome

12:20pm
Food & Blockchains: Hype or hope?

12:40pm
Case study – Blockchain solutions in real estate and land registry

01:00pm
Networking Break

02:30pm
Afternoon Keynote: Blockchain Governance for Public Administration

03:00pm
Panel: Blockchain in Healthcare and the Pharmaceutical industry
Storing and managing patient and scientific data within the blockchain – benefits and obstacles
Data sharing – improved privacy and security
Increased trial visibility; automated patient consent and patient privacy
Drug safety, Inventory, Clinical trial management and other benefits for the Pharma industry

03:40pm
The future for blockchain enterprise solutions – where will we be in 10 years?

04:00pm
Session Close

FINTECH, SECURITIES & REGULATION

09:30am
Fintech, Securities & Regulation: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:50am
Distributed Ledger Technology: Turning Theory into Practice

10:10am
Blockchain and insurance

10:30am
Morning Keynote: Blockchain: turning the financial world on it’s head

11:00am
Network Break

11:40am
Panel: Maximising the potential of blockchain for financial services
Identifying applications: what problems can blockchain technology realistically solve?
Building partnerships: how can FinTechs and incumbents drive innovation together?
When can we realistically hope to see widespread adoption of blockchain technology in financial services?
Ville Sointu, Head of Emerging Technologies, Nordea

12:20pm
Crypto securities & regulation

12:40pm
Blockchain innovation in wealth and asset management

01:00pm
Networking Break

02:30pm
Blockchain for Securities Trading

02:50pm
Afternoon keynote: The future of regulation

03:20pm
Panel: Exploring blockchain disruption and innovation in the future global FINTECH market
How blockchain can innovate FINTCH products and services for growth, increasing effectiveness in fraud detection and pricing, and reducing administrative cost.
How blockchain can facilitate growth for FINTECH: improving customer engagement, enabling cost-efficient product offerings for emerging markets, and enabling the development of financial products related to the Internet of Things.
What does the future hold for FINTECH with the incorporation of blockchain technology

04:00pm
Session Close

Blockchain for Business

09:30pm
Blockchain for Business Day 2: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:50am
Blockchain for business processes

10:10am
Harnessing the Power of Blockchain for Vertical Markets Supply Chain

10:30am
Morning Keynote: Making Blockchain Enterprise Ready

11:00am
Networking Break

11:40am
Panel: Blockchain for the entertainment industry
How Blockchain technology will take the music, gaming, betting & film industries to a new level
How blockchain can prevent piracy
Use cases, from eSports and betting to the digital goods marketplace
Challenges to overcome for core adoption
What is the potential future influence of blockchain within the entertainment industry?

12:20pm
Blockchain enterprise in action

12:40pm
Tackling the dark web

01:00pm
Networking Break

02:30pm
Afternoon Keynote: Digital Transformation in a Multinational Corporation

03:00pm
Panel: Smart Contract Management & Innovation
The evolution of smart contract management to self-execution self-enforcing contracts that greatly reduce costs and risks for individuals and businesses
What terms or operational data should smart contracts have to be standardised?
Understanding the legal implications of smart contracts
Smart contract code encrypted or open?
How to ingest the trigger event to start the engine of the smart contract
Understanding the variety of uses of smart contracts from property, m2m, legal

03:40pm
Interoperability of Different Blockchain Solutions, and the Role of Standards

04:00pm
Panel: Making blockchain Enterprise ready
General purpose blockchains and their deployment across a wide range of industries
Integrating seamlessly with data, transactions, security and processes
The importance of deploying into a variety of clouds within a B2B and Community wide context
Standardization and interoperability
Implementing a successful strategy to be fit for business

04:40pm
Session Close

Blockchain Technology Solutions

09:30am
Blockchain Technology Solutions: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:50am
Which blockchains are the most scalable…and truly decentralized? An independent view

10:10am
New Monetization Opportunities in the Blockchain Era

10:30am
Keynote: Clarity to the blockchain technology revolution

11:00am
Networking Break
11:40am
Keynote Panel: What does the future hold for blockchain technology – Where do we think we will be in 2030?

12:20pm
Diversifying data with Blockchain technology

12:40pm
Physical asset and anti-counterfeit certification

01:00pm
Networking Break

02:30pm
Afternoon Keynote – Getting started with blockchain development

03:00pm
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

03:40pm
Scaling, layer 2 and cryptographic innovations

04:00pm
Creating a security network for your technology

04:20pm
Next Generation of Blockchain ID Verification

04:40pm
Session Close

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Start:
Apr 25, 2019, 9:00 AM , GMT (UTC +0)
End:
Apr 25, 2019, 6:00 PM , GMT (UTC +0)
Price:
GBP 119–1299
Venue:
OLYMPIA GRAND LONDON
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