Formerly Blockchain Expo

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EUROPE AGENDA

Stage 2 | 1-2 October 2024

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Morning Keynote - The Path Ahead for Crypto as an Asset Class

  • The morning keynote will provide strategic insights into the evolving landscape of cryptocurrencies, offering a forward-looking perspective on the role of crypto 
  • Explore current market trends and dynamics that are shaping cryptocurrencies as viable investment instruments, providing the audience with a comprehensive understanding of the asset class’s trajectory

09:30AM - 10:30 AM

Building Blockchains: Comparing Approaches

  • The presentation will conduct a detailed exploration of different approaches to building blockchains, providing a comprehensive analysis of various blockchain architectures, consensus mechanisms, and scalability solutions
  • Compare and contrast different blockchain approaches, examining the strengths, weaknesses, and trade-offs associated with each, enabling the audience to gain understanding of the diverse technological landscapes in blockchain development

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Scaling Blockchains: Layer 2 Solutions

  • This presentation will offer a comprehensive overview of Layer 2 scaling solutions in the blockchain space, exploring how these technologies aim to address challenges and enhance transaction throughput on existing blockchain networks
  • Delve into Layer 2 solutions and assess their impact on scalability, efficiency, and user experience within blockchain ecosystems. Highlight real-world examples to illustrate the effectiveness of these solutions in optimizing blockchain performance

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Building Web3 Infrastructure for Mass Adoption

  • The presentation will outline key components necessary for building Web3 infrastructure, covering aspects such as decentralized storage, identity solutions, interoperability protocols, and smart contract platforms that collectively contribute to a robust foundation for mass adoption
  • Emphasizing a user-centric approach, the presentation will explore strategies and considerations in designing Web3 infrastructure to be user-friendly, addressing accessibility, security, and seamless integration to encourage broader adoption and participation in the decentralized web

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM

Panel– Web3 and Building Communities

  • The panel will discuss effective strategies for building and nurturing communities within the Web3 ecosystem, exploring the role of decentralized technologies in fostering collaboration, engagement, and inclusivity among participants
  • Drawing from real-world examples, the panel will share case studies and best practices on how successful Web3 projects have built vibrant communities, providing valuable insights for attendees seeking to create and sustain active and thriving decentralized communities

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

Embracing Decentralization – Leveraging Web3 for Business Advantages

  • The presentation will explore how businesses can strategically integrate Web3 technologies, emphasizing the advantages of embracing decentralization for enhanced security, transparency, and operational efficiency
  • Showcase case studies and examples of businesses successfully leveraging Web3 principles, demonstrating tangible benefits and providing practical insights for organizations looking to capitalize on the advantages offered by decentralized technologies

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

On-trend Tech – Luxury Brands Leading Web3 Integration

  • The presentation will showcase how luxury brands are at the forefront of integrating Web3 technologies, exploring how they leverage blockchain, NFTs, and other decentralized solutions to enhance customer experiences, authenticity, and brand value.
  • Highlight innovative use cases where luxury brands have effectively implemented Web3 technologies, providing a glimpse into how these forward-thinking approaches redefine the intersection of luxury, technology, and consumer engagement.

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Navigating Blockchain and Web3 Data

  • The presentation will delve into the evolving landscape of Web3 data, offering insights into the decentralized data ecosystem and how blockchain technology is reshaping data management practices
  • Discuss the challenges associated with interoperability in the blockchain and Web3 space, exploring potential solutions and innovations that enhance seamless data exchange and collaboration across decentralized networks

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Social Impact Through Blockchain and Web3

  • Explore how blockchain and Web3 technologies are enabling decentralized philanthropy, facilitating transparent and traceable charitable contributions while reducing administrative overhead, ensuring a direct impact on social causes
  • Discuss how these technologies empower marginalized communities by providing access to financial services, enabling secure and transparent transactions, and fostering economic inclusion through decentralized applications (dApps) and initiatives designed to address social inequalities

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Play 2 Earn – A lifeline for developing countries or false hope

  • The panel will critically assess the Play-to-Earn (P2E) phenomenon, exploring its potential as a lifeline for individuals in developing countries and examining whether it represents a genuine economic opportunity or raises concerns of false hope
  • Engage in a discussion on how P2E models might offer economic empowerment, enabling individuals in developing countries to earn income through gameplay and virtual asset ownership

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Institutional Crypto Adoption – Infrastructure for the Future

  • The presentation will conduct a thorough analysis of the current institutional landscape in cryptocurrency, examining the trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the adoption of digital assets within traditional financial institutions
  • Explore the strategies and initiatives being undertaken to build a robust infrastructure for institutional crypto adoption, covering areas such as secure custody solutions, regulatory compliance frameworks, and institutional-grade trading platforms

09:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Presentation – DAO Democracy: A New Era of Business Decision-Making

  • Explore how DAOs could usher in a new era of democratic decision-making, involving stakeholders and customers in critical choices for organisations. 

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Panel – Driving Blockchain for Enterprise Growth Innovation

  • Explore enterprise expansion through blockchain-enabled convergence.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Panel – Building Chains: Comparing Approaches

  • Detailed exploration of different approaches to building chains, including the emergence of alternative distributed ledger technologies such as DAGs.

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM

Panel– Web3 and Building Communities

  • The panel will discuss effective strategies for building and nurturing communities within the Web3 ecosystem, exploring the role of decentralized technologies in fostering collaboration, engagement, and inclusivity among participants
  • Drawing from real-world examples, the panel will share case studies and best practices on how successful Web3 projects have built vibrant communities, providing valuable insights for attendees seeking to create and sustain active and thriving decentralized communities

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM

Embracing Decentralization – Leveraging Web3 for Business Advantages

  • The presentation will explore how businesses can strategically integrate Web3 technologies, emphasizing the advantages of embracing decentralization for enhanced security, transparency, and operational efficiency
  • Showcase case studies and examples of businesses successfully leveraging Web3 principles, demonstrating tangible benefits and providing practical insights for organizations looking to capitalize on the advantages offered by decentralized technologies

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

On-trend Tech – Luxury Brands Leading Web3 Integration

  • The presentation will showcase how luxury brands are at the forefront of integrating Web3 technologies, exploring how they leverage blockchain, NFTs, and other decentralized solutions to enhance customer experiences, authenticity, and brand value.
  • Highlight innovative use cases where luxury brands have effectively implemented Web3 technologies, providing a glimpse into how these forward-thinking approaches redefine the intersection of luxury, technology, and consumer engagement.

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Navigating Blockchain and Web3 Data

  • The presentation will delve into the evolving landscape of Web3 data, offering insights into the decentralized data ecosystem and how blockchain technology is reshaping data management practices
  • Discuss the challenges associated with interoperability in the blockchain and Web3 space, exploring potential solutions and innovations that enhance seamless data exchange and collaboration across decentralized networks

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Social Impact Through Blockchain and Web3

  • Explore how blockchain and Web3 technologies are enabling decentralized philanthropy, facilitating transparent and traceable charitable contributions while reducing administrative overhead, ensuring a direct impact on social causes
  • Discuss how these technologies empower marginalized communities by providing access to financial services, enabling secure and transparent transactions, and fostering economic inclusion through decentralized applications (dApps) and initiatives designed to address social inequalities

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Play 2 Earn – A lifeline for developing countries or false hope

  • The panel will critically assess the Play-to-Earn (P2E) phenomenon, exploring its potential as a lifeline for individuals in developing countries and examining whether it represents a genuine economic opportunity or raises concerns of false hope
  • Engage in a discussion on how P2E models might offer economic empowerment, enabling individuals in developing countries to earn income through gameplay and virtual asset ownership

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Institutional Crypto Adoption – Infrastructure for the Future

  • The presentation will conduct a thorough analysis of the current institutional landscape in cryptocurrency, examining the trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the adoption of digital assets within traditional financial institutions
  • Explore the strategies and initiatives being undertaken to build a robust infrastructure for institutional crypto adoption, covering areas such as secure custody solutions, regulatory compliance frameworks, and institutional-grade trading platforms