Blockchain for Business Summit 2019

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About event:

Blockchain for Business Summit (previously Blockchain 360) returns to London ExCeL on 12 - 13 June 2019 as part of TechXLR8, London Tech Week's flagship event. Now in its third year, the summit leaves hype, speculation and cyrptocurrencies behind to focus on real world use cases from industries and business leaders who are reaping the rewards of blockchain right now.

Attending the Blockchain for Business Summit gives you access to the wider TechXLR8 expo - featuring thousands of enterprise attendees, expert speakers focusing on hot topics including AI and IoT, and the chance to discover and try out tech that is changing the landscape of business.

Event program:

Day One - Blockchain for Business Summit Wednesday, 12 June 2019

09:30 - 09:40 10 mins

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Welcome from the Chair, with setting the scene for blockchain in business and business card exchange in the audience

Eric Van der Kleij - Chief Executive, The Centre for Digital Revolution (C4DR.com)

09:40 - 10:00 20 mins Info

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Keynote presentation: Decentralised mobility - An end to end landscape based on digital identities, IoT and distributed ledger technology

Harry Behrens - Head of the Blockchain Factory, Daimler Financial Services AG

10:00 - 10:20 20 mins Info

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Analysis: Defining the narrative of blockchain for business in 2019

10:20 - 10:50 30 mins Info

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Panel debate: Pro vs. against the costs vs. the benefits from blockchain in business

Jonny Voon - Innovation Lead for IoT and Distributed Ledger, Innovate UK

Mitesh Savjani - Innovation Product Manager, Santander

Dora Matheidesz - Senior Innovation Manager, HSBC

Guillermo Fumanal Achon - Network Technologies Engineer, Enel

Govert Van Ek - Co-Founder, BitCar

10:50 - 11:30 40 mins

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Morning Break and Networking

10:50 - 11:30 40 mins Info

LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables

LEADERSIN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN FINANCE

Dora Matheidesz - Senior Innovation Manager, HSBC

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11:30 - 11:50 20 mins Info

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Enterprise blockchains as digital transformation enablers

Dean Demellweek - Digital Transformation Leader and Blockchain Evangelist, BNP Paribas

11:50 - 12:10 20 mins Info

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Bank of England on the blockchain; what next?

William Lovell - Head of Future Technology, Bank of England

12:10 - 12:30 20 mins Info

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Blockchain in Trade Finance; where are we?

Chris Huls - Lead Tech Labs, Rabobank Netherlands

12:15 - 13:00 45 mins Info

LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables

LEADERS IN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING

William Lovell - Head of Future Technology, Bank of England

12:30 - 13:00 30 mins Info

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Panel debate: Pro vs. against - Public, private or hybrid blockchain?

Eric Van der Kleij - Chief Executive, The Centre for Digital Revolution (C4DR.com)

Michele Curtoni - VP - Digital Product Development & DLT, State Street

Marta Piekarska - Director of Ecosystem, Hyperledger

Erik Beijnoff - Creator of the Repertoire Network, Repertoire

Chris Huls - Lead Tech Labs, Rabobank Netherlands

13:00 - 13:20 20 mins Info

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Exploring the blockchain use cases from the perspective of Hyperledger

Marta Piekarska - Director of Ecosystem, Hyperledger

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14:15 - 14:30 15 mins Info

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Use case: Showcasing the impact blockchain technology on the integration of medical data and healthcare IoT to inform diagnosis and treatment

Anushka Patchava - Expert Advisor, Healthcare, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain, United Nations (CEFACT)

14:15 - 15:00 45 mins Info

LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables

LEADERS IN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN MUSIC & CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

Erik Beijnoff - Creator of the Repertoire Network, Repertoire

14:30 - 15:00 30 mins Info

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Panel debate: What does blockchain mean for healthcare? Can it resolve the administration burden, lack of patient ownership and billing issues?

Stewart Southey - Founder, Catena Consulting

Amit Patel - Director of New Ventures, Bupa

Anushka Patchava - Expert Advisor, Healthcare, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain, United Nations (CEFACT)

15:00 - 15:20 20 mins Info

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Use case: Successful blockchain implementations in the insurance industry - Automation, identity verification, removal of middle men

Vivek Zakarde - Head of Data Analytics, Reliance General Insurance

15:20 - 15:50 30 mins

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Afternoon break and networking

15:50 - 16:10 20 mins Info

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Building a financial industry-led initiative to create broad interoperability between business networks running on DLT and conventional systems

Hans Huber - Senior DLT Project Lead, Commerzbank

16:10 - 16:40 30 mins Info

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Panel debate: Interoperability of blockchain platforms and ecosystems

James Crawshaw - Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading

Hans Huber - Senior DLT Project Lead, Commerzbank

Samuel Dare - Founder, Genysys

Andreas Manolis - Head of Strategy & Risk, Group Business Assurance, BT

16:40 - 17:00 20 mins Info

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Fireside chat: How hackable is blockchain today? Pro vs. against – From very high risk to extremely low risk

Eric Van der Kleij - Chief Executive, The Centre for Digital Revolution (C4DR.com)

16:45 - 17:30 45 mins Info

LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables

LEADERS IN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN FINANCE AND THE POTENTIAL FOR REAL INTEROPERABILITY AMONG ALL INDUSTRIES

Hans Huber - Senior DLT Project Lead, Commerzbank

17:00 - 17:30 30 mins Info

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Panel debate: Interconnecting blockchain with other technologies – How to?

Paul Sullivan - CEO, BIAS

Brian Heinen - Founder, Blockchain in Europe Group

Jean-Marc Bonnefous - Founder and Managing Partner, Tellurian Capital

Paul Dilorito - Director of Innovation and Partnerships, PRS for Music

17:30 - 17:35 5 mins

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Closing remarks from the Chair and Close of Day 1 – Blockchain for Business Summit

Eric Van der Kleij - Chief Executive, The Centre for Digital Revolution (C4DR.com)

Day Two - Blockchain for Business Summit Thursday, 13 June 2019

09:30 - 09:40 10 mins

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Welcome from the Chair

Eric Van der Kleij - Chief Executive, The Centre for Digital Revolution (C4DR.com)

09:40 - 10:00 20 mins Info

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Overview of the Dutch Blockchain Coalition: "Blockchain for Good"

Jolanda ter Maten - Member EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum, Jolanda ter Maten Business Consultancy

10:00 - 10:20 20 mins Info

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Blockchain in production in a 185-year-old company

Maarten Ectors - Chief Digital Officer, Legal and General

10:20 - 10:50 30 mins Info

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Panel debate: Blockchain use cases around the world - The who, what, how and why of blockchain in business today

Ruomeng Wang - Research and Analysis Manager, Fintech & Blockchain Intelligence Service, IHS Markit

Maarten Ectors - Chief Digital Officer, Legal and General

Disa Lee Choun - Director Head of Innovation within the Global Clinical Sciences & Operations, UCB

Michelle East - Founder, Certainty Compliance

William Lovell - Head of Future Technology, Bank of England

Kanaway Yusingco - Founder and Managing Partner, Uniquely Wired

10:50 - 11:10 20 mins Info

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Keynote use case: Creating a smart city with blockchain as its key building block

Sohail Munir - Advisor for Emerging Technologies and Digital Transformation, Smart Dubai Government

11:10 - 11:30 20 mins Info

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Use case: Blockchain for Government – from concept to reality

Mariam Turashvili - Head of Project Management Department, National Agency of Public Registry, Ministry of Justice, Georgia

11:30 - 12:10 40 mins

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Morning break and networking

11:30 - 12:10 40 mins Info

LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables

LEADERS IN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN GOVERNMENT

Mariam Turashvili - Head of Project Management Department, National Agency of Public Registry, Ministry of Justice, Georgia

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12:10 - 12:40 30 mins Info

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Panel debate: What’s the role of the regulator in blockchain? Does blockchain even need any regulation, and if so, which kind?

James Crawshaw - Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading

Julie Pierce - Director Openness, Data and Digital, Food Standards Agency

Michael Juenemann - Partner, Bird & Bird

12:40 - 13:00 20 mins Info

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BIM & Blockchain: Challenges and Opportunities in the Construction Sector

Abel Maciel - Director, Construction Blockchain Consortium

13:00 - 13:20 20 mins Info

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Blockchain in real estate: How to execute a distributed ledger use case pilot in a global company

Francesco Federico - EMEA Digital Director, JLL

13:00 - 13:45 45 mins Info

LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables

LEADERS IN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN CONSTRUCTION

Abel Maciel - Director, Construction Blockchain Consortium

13:20 - 14:35 75 mins

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Lunch and networking

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