Blockchain Expo Global 2019

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About event:

The World’s largest Blockchain Conference and Exhibition focuses on the future of enterprise technology. The event showcases two days of top-level content from leading brands, embracing and developing cutting edge blockchain technologies.

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 Solutions for Enterprise, Blockchain Platforms and Strategies, Fintech, Securities & Regulations, Blockchain for Business, Blockchain Technology Solutions and Innovation & Investors.

Event program:

Day 1 - 25 April 2019

Blockchain for Business

Blockchain technology has the potential to transform businesses in sectors as varied as healthcare, financial, government, manufacturing, music and many more. If applied strategically it can have the potential to transform the processes within a business.  This track will explore the various ways leading companies in field are creating blockchain solutions to improve business processes; including management of Identity, Supply Chain, Cyber-security, smart contracts and many more.

 

10:00am

 

Blockchain for Business: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:20am

Blockchain for business processes

10:50am

Using blockchain in betting and iGaming

11:10am

Networking Break

12:00pm

Keynote panel: The Role of Blockchain within your business model

12:20pm

Deciphering Legislation and Technology: Malta in the Pole Position

01:00pm

Networking Break

02:30pm

Afternoon keynote: The future with blockchain

03:00pm

Panel: Cyber-security and the blockchain- technology for our safety

03:40pm

Improving productivity and quality using Blockchain

04:00pm

Session Close

Day 2 - 26 April 2019

 

Blockchain for Business

Blockchain technology has the potential to transform businesses in sectors as varied as healthcare, financial, government, manufacturing, music and many more. If applied strategically it can have the potential to transform the processes within a business.  This track will explore the various ways leading companies in field are creating blockchain solutions to improve business processes; including management of Identity, Supply Chain, Cyber-security, smart contracts and many more.

10:00pm

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

10:20am

Using blockchain in betting and iGaming

10:40am

Morning Keynote: Making Blockchain Enterprise Ready

11:10am

Networking Break

12:00pm

Panel: Convergence – Blockchain & IoT

12:40pm

Blockchain enterprise in action

01:00pm

Networking Break

02:30pm

Afternoon Keynote: Digital Transformation in a Multinational Corporation

03:00pm

Panel: How, What, When – Strategic and regulatory hurdles to overcome

03:40pm

Interoperability of Different Blockchain Solutions, and the Role of Standards

04:00pm

Session Close

Day 1 - 25 April 2019

Blockchain Platforms & Strategies

The blockchain world moves at a frantic pace of innovation, with new platforms and applications emerging weekly. While ambitious enterprises are eager to get ahead of the game and adopt its disruptive potential, choosing the correct platform and adopting a clear strategy can be a mind-field.  If you are looking to adopt it for your business, you should be aware of the platforms and then take a systematic approach to developing your strategy to incorporate this platform. Enterprise adopters face challenges with a lack of standards and inter-operability issues, especially when taking the leap from pilots and PoCs to real production-grade environments. In this track you will hear first-hand from the platform developers and companies adopting strategies needed for implementation.

09:30am

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

09:50am

Hurdles to overcome moving from Pilot to POC

10:10am

Building successful collaboration in Open Source environment

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

12:20pm

Data – The business imperative

12:40pm

The role of the decentralized community

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

03:40pm

Networking Break

04:00pm

Panel: The race towards Interoperability

04:40pm

Closing the Strategy gap – what next?

05:00pm

Session Close

Day 1 - 25 April 2019

Blockchain Solutions for Enterprise – Day 1

Blockchain technology is rapidly being adopted across enterprise, as a result of it’s ability to provide trust using a distributed network rather than a central authority. It has the potential to bring solutions to finance, supply chain management, cybersecurity, public services, digital rights management and many other areas. But who are providing these blockchain solutions, how do they work and who are using them? In this track hear from the top companies providing these blockchain solutions with the aim to answering your question – how they will it work for your enterprise?

09:30am

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

09:50am

Utilising blockchain to enable innovation across industry

10:10am

How Blockchain could create Enterprise Value in the Manufacturing and Fast Consumer Good Sectors

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

12:20pm

Creating real-world, interoperable applications for enterprise blockchain environments worldwide

12:40pm

Building trust in land administration: smart contracts as the engine of governance

01:00pm

Networking Break

02:30pm

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

03:00pm

Blockchain scalability: The Technical Aspects, in Business Terms

03:20pm

Case Study – Blockchain enabling the next generation of trade & logistics

03:40pm

Networking Break

04:00pm

Panel: What blockchain technology brings to the Utilities and Energy Market

04:40pm

Applying blockchains for Lifelong Learning: lessons from the Open University

05:00pm

Session Close

Day 2 - 26 April 2019

Blockchain Solutions for Enterprise – Day 2

Blockchain technology is starting to encourage a direct value exchange over the internet. It is slowly moving towards mainstream adoption, and removing the friction in the exchange of value over the internet. It is fast approaching an inflection point where enterprise and greater mainstream adoption will ensue. As a result of the considerable structural advantages blockchain technology is expected to have significant impact on industries including energy, retail, manufacturing, logistics, healthcare and and many more. This track analyses just these impacts looking at various industries and the challenges and opportunities that blockchain will present to them.  

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

Transforming the NHS: Making the best use of technology

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

12:20pm

Blockchain enabling the next generation of trade & logistics

12:40pm

Food & Blockchain : Appetite for Disruption

01:00pm

Networking Break

02:30pm

Afternoon Keynote: Blockchain Governance for Public Administration

03:00pm

Panel: Blockchain in Healthcare and the Pharmaceutical industry

03:40pm

Enterprise Blockchains as Digital Transformation enablers

04:00pm

Session Close

Day 2 - 26 April 2019

Blockchain Technology Solutions

According to Markets and Markets, the global blockchain technology market is expected to rise from $210m in 2016 to $2.31bn by 2021.  Research provides strong evidence that blockchain applications could transform existing business models and invent new forms of business in a profound way. This track examines how Blockchain companies are creating disruptive solutions to real-world problems. You will also hear from 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.

10:00am

Blockchain Technology Solutions: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:20am

Which blockchains are the most scalable…and truly decentralized?

10:40am

Keynote: Clarity to the blockchain technology revolution

11:10am

Networking Break

11:50am

Keynote Panel: What does the future hold for blockchain technology – Where do we think we will be in 2025?

12:30pm

Diversifying data with Blockchain technology

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?

03:40pm

How can blockchain give us a cleaner grid?

04:00pm

Session Close

Day 2 - 26 April 2019

Fintech, Securities & Regulation

This track explores the use for Blockchain in the Financial Services industry, hearing advise and insight from bankers, insurers and businesses overhauling their finance systems. It will delve into blockchain and indeed cryptocurrency within banks , the struggle with security and regulation and inevitably blockchains potential for financial services. It has been a rollercoaster of a year for the Crypto world, with dizzying fluctuation and tighter regulation around ICOs and token sales, but is the future bright? Will using blockchain technology in the financial capital markets to build a new infrastructure have benefits that outweigh the risks?  Hear from the experts in these field on their view of the marketplace.

09:30am

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

09:50am

Distributed Ledger Technology: Turning Theory into Practice

10:10am

Out of the lab and into the business

10:30am

Morning Keynote: The Future of U.S. Regulation in the Crypto Space

11:00am

Network Break

11:40am

Panel: Maximising the potential of blockchain for financial services

12:20pm

Blockchain innovation in wealth and asset management

12:40pm

Crypto securities & regulation

12:50pm

Networking Break

02:30pm

The Implications of a Digitized and Tokenized Global Economy

02:50pm

Afternoon keynote: Blockchain turning the financial world on it’s head

03:20pm

Panel: Crypto and blockchain – Threat or opportunity for financial services?

04:00pm

Session Close

Day 1 - 25 April 2019

Investors, Innovations & Security tokens

This zone will feature cutting-edge emerging technologies, STO’s and start-ups pitching their new ideas, and top investors and VC’s analysing the key to success in the industry. After SEC clamp down and crash of ICO’s last year, we are now excited to be hosting a stage in conjunction with the rise of the STO boom.  The market for Blockchain technologies in enterprise is anticipated to grow again dramatically over the next year. STO’s and start-ups with new fantastic innovative ideas in the Blockchain space are emerging to market, with ground-breaking ideas for businesses and new solutions to empower the consumer.

10:00am

Investors, Innovations & Security tokens: Chair’s welcome and opening comments

10:20am

Panel: An investors Q&A – The secrets to a successful start-up

11:00am

Launching STOs – Pitch Session

11:30am

Networking Break

12:00pm

Panel: The rise of Crypto Capitalism – Equity or Coins?

12:40pm

Start- up 1

12:50pm

Start- up 2

01:00pm

Networking Break

02:30pm

Security Token Offerings: Tokenized Securities and the Future of Investment

02:50pm

The online casino world evolving into Blockchain – GanaEight Coin

03:20pm

Networking Break

04:00pm

Panel: Updates on Security Tokens finance and investment

04:40pm

Start- up 3

04:50pm

Security Tokens Vs. Utility Tokens

05:00pm

Coinscrum MeetUp

06:00pm

Session Close

Event sponsors:

ForICO