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17:35 - 19:00

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19:00 - 22:00

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09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
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09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
Blockchain for Business Summit
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
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Blockchain for Business Summit
Keynote use case: Asset traceability through blockchain with an example from supply chain and logistics
  • How can blockchain address the issues of wastage and low profit margins in supply chain and logistics through more effective asset traceability?
  • Real-life examples of supply chain and logistics projects for perishable foods
  • Are other companies and sectors going to follow these examples? Why? Which other sectors can deploy blockchain for asset traceability and how?
  • Considering the costs of blockchain vs. the benefits in supply chain and logistics specifically vs. the same with other, older technologies
  • Rolling out blockchain: How do you make it happen when you have 100,000+ suppliers? Insights for others embarking on a similar project
10:00 - 10:20 20 mins
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Blockchain for Business Summit
Analysis: Defining the narrative of blockchain for business in 2019
  • An analysis of the blockchain story so far: Most recent blockchain developments and deployments relevant to business in 2019
  • Getting on the same page with blockchain wording right from the start of Blockchain for Business Summit
  • Understanding the audience knowledge levels, needs and current involvement in blockchain projects
  • How can we evolve blockchain, so it can be more easily and correctly understood by different users and sectors for widespread and relevant use in business?
10:20 - 10:50 30 mins
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Blockchain for Business Summit
Panel debate: Pro vs. against the costs vs. the benefits from blockchain in business
  • Panel moderator Jonny Voon - Innovation Lead for IoT and Distributed Ledger, Innovate UK
  • Mitesh Savjani - Innovation Product Manager, Santander
  • Dora Matheidesz - Senior Innovation Manager, HSBC

This panel debate is made up from panel members who have an extensive experience and strong opinions on blockchain, when comparing its costs and benefits in business:

  • Is blockchain useful at all in specific businesses? Why? When? Where? In which circumstances?
  • Getting to the bottom of when blockchain can add value and when it can't
  • Analysing the costs vs. the benefits of blockchain: What does it really take to deploy blockchain and will the business really benefit?
  • How long does it take for blockchain to pay off?
  • Questioning the future scalability of blockchain projects vs. the costs it will bring
10:50 - 11:30 40 mins
Blockchain for Business Summit
Morning Break and Networking
10:50 - 11:30 40 mins
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LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables
LEADERSIN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN FINANCE
  • Dora Matheidesz - Senior Innovation Manager, HSBC

LeadersIn Blockchain: An opportunity to join closed-door small group roundtable discussions (up to 15 attendees) in 45min blocks, taking place after use case presentations and hosted by speakers from specific verticals to explore the potential of blockchain in that vertical industry.

This particular LeadersIn session will discuss blockchain in finance.

11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
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Enterprise blockchains as digital transformation enablers
  • Dean Demellweek - Digital Transformation Leader and Blockchain Evangelist, BNP Paribas
  • Why does Enterprise Blockchain matter for digital transformation?
  • How can Enterprise Blockchain help corporations become digital businesses?
  • Examples from the financial services
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
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Bank of England on the blockchain; what next?
  • William Lovell - Head of Future Technology, Bank of England
  • How blockchain fits with the mission of a central bank
  • A brief history of BoE blockchain research from cryptocurrencies to payment systems
  • What we have learned and how it has affected the work we are doing
  • What we are doing next to deploy blockchain and support the fintech economy
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
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Blockchain in Trade Finance; where are we?
  • Chris Huls - Lead Tech Labs, Rabobank Netherlands
  • Rabobank’s journey on getting blockchain into trade finance
  • Current challenges and potential solutions
  • A future view of the industry
12:15 - 13:00 45 mins
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LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables
LEADERS IN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING
  • William Lovell - Head of Future Technology, Bank of England

LeadersIn Blockchain: An opportunity to join closed-door small group roundtable discussions (up to 15 attendees) in 45min blocks, taking place after use case presentations and hosted by speakers from specific verticals to explore the potential of blockchain in that vertical industry.

This particular LeadersIn session will discuss blockchain in banking.

12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
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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
  • Debating the benefits and downsides of pubic vs. private vs. hybrid blockchains
  • Does a private enterprise blockchain even bring any value that blockchain is meant to bring as a decentralised platform? Is it even blockchain?
  • On the other hand, how could companies in sensitive industries even afford to have a decentralised blockchain system?
  • What are different consortia doing and how are they building their open blockchains today?
  • What about the different verticals - Which blockchains are suitable for which vertical?
13:00 - 13:20 20 mins
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Exploring the blockchain use cases from the perspective of Hyperledger
  • Marta Piekarska - Director of Ecosystem, Hyperledger
  • Use cases of blockchain - how to differentiate good from bad?
  • Business blockchain solutions
  • Study of general application in enterprise settings
  • What have we learnt so far which can be useful to most enterprises considering blockchain?
13:20 - 14:15 55 mins
Lunch
14:15 - 14:30 15 mins
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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 - UN (CEFACT) Expert Advisor in AI and Blockchain (Healthcare) and Population Health, Aetna International
  • How patient data is scattered across different entities in the value chain of the healthcare industry, and remains a key restrictor to achieving integrated care across health and social boundaries
  • Challenges to delivering robust, positive patient outcomes which blockchain can help solve
  • In a world where patient-centricity is key, how can blockchain deliver a solution acting as a high trust platform, promoting data ownership and sharing through incentivisation?
  • The potential of blockchain as a healthcare data solution, drawing upon a use case from a payer-provider joint venture and showcasing the impact blockchain technology can have as a bridge for the integration of medical data and healthcare IoT to inform diagnosis and treatment
14:15 - 15:00 45 mins
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LeadersIn Blockchain roundtables
LEADERS IN SESSION: BLOCKCHAIN IN MUSIC & CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
  • Erik Beijnoff - Creator of the Repertoire Network, Repertoire

LeadersIn Blockchain: An opportunity to join closed-door small group roundtable discussions (up to 15 attendees) in 45min blocks, taking place after use case presentations and hosted by speakers from specific verticals to explore the potential of blockchain in that vertical industry.

This particular LeadersIn session will discuss blockchain in music and creative industries.

14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
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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?
  • Panel moderator Stewart Southey - Founder, Catena Consulting
  • Amit Patel - Director of New Ventures, Bupa
  • Anushka Patchava - UN (CEFACT) Expert Advisor in AI and Blockchain (Healthcare) and Population Health, Aetna International
  • What are the realistic benefits vs. challenges of blockchain in healthcare?
  • What will be the cost of building a blockchain for healthcare providers? 
  • Will it pay off? 
  • How long will this realistically take?
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
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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
  • Improving claims processing through automation and how provenance is one major area where insurers can take advantage of blockchain
  • How blockchain can help with underwriting, giving underwriters ability to source data from external sources to automate some aspects of underwriting
  • Removal of middle men and third parties in insurance through blockchain
  • Client On-Boarding through easier identity verification on a blockchain platform
  • Considering blockchain legal implications and the speed of blockchain adoption in insurance to build better blockchain use cases in the future
15:20 - 15:50 30 mins
Blockchain for Business Summit
Afternoon break and networking
15:50 - 16:10 20 mins
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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
  • Analysing the 5 major fields of actions for standardization to work on, including data formats, network protocols, attestation frameworks, digital Identities, smart contracts and Oracle services
  • How the financial industry started the UTN standardization initiative
  • Why the Universal Trade Network will be to trade what the internet was to information
  • Openness of the project, inviting all industries to join and beyond the limits of the financial industry
16:10 - 16:40 30 mins
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Panel debate: Interoperability of blockchain platforms and ecosystems
  • Panel moderator 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
  • How will blockchain lead to more network-based collaboration?
  • How will blockchain work when companies use different strategies with data and ERP systems
  • How do you embed blockchain into a system with lots of systems?
  • Is data the biggest problem for blockchain, as interoperability is difficult when data organisation strategies are different?
  • What are companies like FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google) doing about this?
16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
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Fireside chat: How hackable is blockchain today? Pro vs. against - From very high risk to extremely low risk
  • Moderated by: Eric Van der Kleij - Chief Executive, The Centre for Digital Revolution (C4DR.com)
  • How algorithms protect the blockchain system - What are its vulnerabilities?
  • Can algorithms used for encryption be hacked? Discuss the Fraunhofer study
  • Discussing insider threats for blockchain from those inside the system, trying to take control of nodes
  • Can a lack of consensus pose a security threat to blockchain?
  • Exploring blockchain technologies in a low trust environment
  • Strategies for preventing the hacking of blockchain before you even start anything else
  • Does the blockchain industry need insurance against hacks and fraud?
16:45 - 17:30 45 mins
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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

LeadersIn Blockchain: An opportunity to join closed-door small group roundtable discussions (up to 15 attendees) in 45min blocks, taking place after use case presentations and hosted by speakers from specific verticals to explore the potential of blockchain in that vertical industry.

This particular LeadersIn session will discuss blockchain in finance and the potential for real interoperability among all industries.

17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
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Panel debate: Interconnecting blockchain with other technologies - How to?
  • Panel moderator 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
  • How can blockchain be interconnected to technologies such as AI, machine learning, cloud, IoT and more?
  • What are different regions around the world doing about this?
  • How exactly do AI or IoT interconnect with blockchain, what are the exact practices, what are the adoption methods?
  • Debating the usability of blockchain on its own vs. with other new technologies
  • Bridging the gap between physical and digital worlds by combining blockchain with AI, machine learning, IoT, AR/VR
  • Securing the first and last mile of integrated technology projects
17:30 - 17:35 5 mins
Blockchain for Business Summit
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)
17:35 - 19:00 85 mins
Networking Drinks
19:00 - 22:00 180 mins
Blockchain for Business VIP Dinner (Details TBC)

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