Day 1 - 17 March 2021

09:20PM

(GMT)

Fergal Downey

VP Engineering, Rakuten Blockchain Lab

Rakuten

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09:20PM - Day 1

View Opening Presentation: The enterprise approach of the Rakuten Blockchain Lab

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Opening Presentation: The enterprise approach of the Rakuten Blockchain Lab

  • Getting the board on board for your blockchain project – Creating your solid business case and helping them seeing into a brighter future: Storytelling for success
  • How to identify your true business need? Blockchain use case examples
  • Finding the right supplier – mitigating risk in your tech investment

On-Demand Presentation

. Fergal Downey, VP Engineering, Rakuten Blockchain Lab, Rakuten

09:40AM

(GMT)

Senior Representative, IBM

IBM

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10:10AM - Day 1

View Live Keynote Panel: Enabling digital transformation with blockchain

09:40AM - Day 1

View Keynote: Advancing enterprise with blockchain – Key learnings for blockchain adopters

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Keynote: Advancing enterprise with blockchain – Key learnings for blockchain adopters

  • Examining why you think you need blockchain over your current database? 
  • Understanding the challenges of implementing blockchain solutions. 
  • Examining strategies for overcoming key hurdles of implementation. 
  • Taking the plunge – where to start 
  • How to resource with blockchain skills being the most in-demand in 2020 – balancing your teams’ skills spectrum 

On-Demand Keynote Presentation

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10:10AM

(GMT)

Laura Ellis

Head of Technology Forecasting

BBC

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Kim Schneider

Blockchain Specialist

Rabobank

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 1

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Roland Cortivo

Head of Blockchain Infrastructure

Swisscom

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 1

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Senior Representative, IBM

IBM

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Associated Talks:

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10:10AM - Day 1

View Live Keynote Panel: Enabling digital transformation with blockchain

09:40AM - Day 1

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Sabine Brink

Blockchain Lead

Shell

Associated Talks:

10:10AM - Day 1

View Live Keynote Panel: Enabling digital transformation with blockchain

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Live Keynote Panel: Enabling digital transformation with blockchain

  • Why enterprise need to digitise in a more trusted way by using blockchain? 
  • Co-existence between platforms: How do we build bridges between digital islands? 
  • Futureproofing yourself: How do you ensure you are tech neutral? 
  • Results coming from pilots and how do we up-scale up from pilot to implementation? 
  • Blockchain moving into the slope of enlightenment into the plateau of productivity 

Live Webinar Panel with Q&A

Moderator: . Laura Ellis, Head of Technology Forecasting, BBC
. Kim Schneider, Blockchain Specialist, Rabobank
. Roland Cortivo, Head of Blockchain Infrastructure, Swisscom
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. Sabine Brink, Blockchain Lead, Shell

10:50AM

(GMT)

Presentation: Tracking key resources on the blockchain

  • From source to consumer – how we are now tracing along the supply chain 
  • Partnering on the value chain – the monitory benefits of getting on the blockchain 
  • The tokenisation of resources – new methods of creating digital twins 
  • A new level of provenance for the consumer – results seem from building trust  
  • Using blockchain to enable sustainability for your enterprise 

On-Demand Presentation

11:10AM

(GMT)

Senior Representative, PwC

PwC

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11:10AM - Day 1

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Presentation: Connecting your blockchain eco-system

  • Enabling room for growth: How do you ensure true interoperability 
  • Co-opetition: Working in co-operation with your competition? How do you start the conversation? Finding the answer within the eco-system 
  • Resources required: Getting the most out of consortiums  
  • Where to start and what to expect when? 

On-Demand Presentation

. Senior Representative, PwC, PwC, .

11:30AM

(GMT)

Oswald Kuyler

Managing Director Digital Standards Initiative (DSI)

International Chamber of Commerce

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Chris Chiarot

Head of Alliance Data Services

Humana

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11:30AM - Day 1

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Emmanuelle Ganne

Blockchain Lead & Senior Analyst

World Trade Organization

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 1

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Bob Wolpert

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

Golden State Foods

Associated Talks:

11:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: Connecting Global trade for a better future with blockchain

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Panel: Connecting Global trade for a better future with blockchain

  • Streamlining the clinks in the chain – where to start? Avoiding the dreaded digital island and why co-opetition is key
  • Joining up the global trade supply chain with digital standards initiatives – blockchain strategies that can help us overcome the chaos caused by the pandemic
  • Gaining back trust with transparency: Blockchain to combat increasing digital fragmentation
  • Shedding the paper trail – How to identify key efficiency benefits of blockchain and make them actually happen?

On-Demand Panel Discussion

Moderator: . Oswald Kuyler, Managing Director Digital Standards Initiative (DSI), International Chamber of Commerce
. Chris Chiarot, Head of Alliance Data Services, Humana
. Emmanuelle Ganne, Blockchain Lead & Senior Analyst, World Trade Organization
. Bob Wolpert, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Golden State Foods

12:10PM

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Dr. Alexandra K. Mikityuk

Head of Blockchain Technology & Co-Founder, Blockchain Group T-Labs

T-Labs | Deutsche Telekom

Associated Talks:

12:10PM - Day 1

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Blockchain – Enabling us to connect machines in no way previously possible

  • Understanding what the new blockchain-enabled “Machine to Machine” economy will look like
  • Connecting data silos with a new interconnected eco-system on the blockchain – crossing new boundaries between competitors
  • How can we share the value of data by enabling the self-sovereign identity of consumers?
  • Case study of Deutsche Telekom’s ground-breaking Machine to Machine IoT devices – Sharing the value of shared data in a new flexible economy

On-Demand Presentation

. Dr. Alexandra K. Mikityuk, Head of Blockchain Technology & Co-Founder, Blockchain Group T-Labs, T-Labs | Deutsche Telekom

12:30PM

(GMT)

Presentation: What does a new fully traceable supply chain mean for the consumer?

  • Enhancing sustainability for the concerned consumer 
  • The growing challenges of the food supply chain and the new streamlined interoperable database 
  • The potential prevalence of “smarter” contracts 
  • Blockchain growing momentum in agriculture

On-Demand Presentation

12:50PM

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Presentation: How we can take back our identity with blockchain?

  • Simultaneously making data sharing and verification easy  
  • The new era of identity: Privacy laws to be taken seriously 
  • The new era of medical passports 
  • The answer to Trump’s complaints in the voting system 
  • Combating the fake news pandemic 

On-Demand Presentation

01:00PM

(GMT)

Presentation: How Ethereum 2.0 could impact enterprise blockchains?

  • The launch of Ethereum 2.0 – how will a drop in transaction speeds affect the eco-system? 
  • Making the most of open-source standards for private blockchains 
  • Comparing scalability, performance and interoperability 

01:20PM

(GMT)

End of Day 1

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