April 02 to 04 2018, Santa Clara, USA.

Global Blockchain Conference

Day -1 (April 2nd 8:00AM-7:00PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40AM General Keynote: Blockchain Beyond Currency (Nick Kritikos, VP, ConsenSys)
9:40 AM - 10:20AM Technical Track: Introducing FlureeDB, The World's First ACID-Compliant Blockchain Database (Brian Platz, CEO, Fluree PBC)
General Track:  Decentralized Exchanges 101 (Patrick Baron, CEO, Ambisafe Financial)
General Track: Past, Present & Future Of ICO (Kirill Suslov, CEO, Finom AG)
10:20AM -10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20AM Finance/Crypto Track:  Anonymity In Cryptocurrencies (SK Reddy, Chief Product Officer AI & ML, Digitalist Group)
Technical Track: When Do I Need A Blockchain? A Hands-On Comparison Of Decentralized And Centralized Application Development. (Michail Brynard, CTO, Rehive)
General Track: What can gro wrong with an ICO? (Mark Stoner, Director, Applicature)
Enterprise Track: Scaling Blockchain in Enterprise (Rishi Yadav, CEO, Zettabytes)
11:20 AM - 12:00PM Technical Track: Tradeoffs In Blockchain Architectures (Joshua Goldbard, CEO, MobileCoin
General Track: Consumer-Centric Strategies For Blockchain And AI Hybrid Products (Haden Kirkpatrick, CEO, Odin Money)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:40PM Technical Track:  Decentralized Governance For The Masses (Kent Dahlgren, CTO, Bitnation)
General Track: Beyond The Basics: NextGen Blockchain And The Future Of Blockchain In An Disintermediated World (Victoria Adams,  Vice President of Products, ConsenSys)
Finance/Crypto Track: Blockchain 2.0: Application Of DLT In The Capital Markets, Banking And Other Industries (Usman Sheikh, Partner, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP.)
1:40PM - 2:20PM Finance/Crypto Track: Open Source Money, Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies (Miko Matsumura, Founder, Evercoin Exchange)
Technical Track: Blockchain Technology In Production (Kieren James Lubin, CEO, BlockApps)
Use Case Track: Tradebot Secrets: Thriving in highly volatile markets (Raynaldo Rivera, Chief Communication Officer, Haasonline Software)
Smart Contract Track: Smart Contract Track: Build Your Own Smart Contract With Blockchain (Evelyn de souza, Partner, Holberton School)
2:20PM - 3:00PM Keynote :  Cashaa - The Next Generation Banking Platform For The Next Billion (Celestine Vettical, Co-Founder & Chairman, Cashaa)
Technical Track: Analysis Of Blockchain And Parallel Blockchain (Dave Liu, CTO, MacroSQL Technology)
General Track: General Track Do's And Don'ts Of Blockchain (Bhavna Sethi, Associate Partner, IBM)
Enterprise Track: Beyond Bitcoin: Blockchain for the Enterprise (David  Haimes, Director, Oracle)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Afternoon Break
3:30PM - 4:10PM Keynote : Distributed Ledger Technology (Moiz Kohari, SVP, StateStreet)
Technical Track:
Supercharging your Business with the Lightning Network (Alex Bosworth, Director, DMG)
Identity Track: Sovereign Identity & Know your customer (KYC) in the blockchain enterprise ecosystem. Digital Identity global network(Jairo Romo Marugan, Senior Advisor, Wipro Limited)
General Track: Personal Data Repositories: Blockchain Takes On Web 2.0. (Diego Espinosa, CEO, Linnia)
4:10PM - 4:50PM Keynote Panel: Women in Blockchain
Eileen Brewer (Director, Symantec)
Holly Roland (VP, Oracle)
Emma Todd (CEO, MMH Blockchain Group)
Jessica Groopman (Industry Analyst, Kaleido Insights)

Regulatory/Compliance Track: Compliance In A Changing Word (Joe Ciccolo, Founder, BitAML & David Vijan, Director, Outlier Solutions)
Identity Track: 
Putting Individuals In Conrol Of IAM (Identity & Authentication Management) (Paul Puey, CEO, Edge)
4:50PM - 6:00PM

Keynote Panel: The Future of Blockchain
Paul Puey (CEO, Edge)
Alex Bosworth (Director, DMG)
Diego Espinosa (CEO, Linnia)
Joshua Satten (Director, Wipro)
Jessica Groopman (Industry Analyst, Kaleido Insights) - Moderator

4:50PM - 5:30PM Regulatory/Compliance Track : Future Framework Of Token Sales: Regulatory Trends Of 2018. (Julian Zegelman, Founder, TMT Crypto Fund)
General Track: Decentralized Thinking: Corporate Evolution For Executing Blockchain Applications (Rik Willard, CEO, Agentic Group/Global Bloclchain Technologies)
General Track: Advancing Blockchain Technology through Governance (Marco  Peereboom, CTO, Decred)
5:30PM - 6:00PM General Track : Crossing The Chasm With Blockchain (Guy Halford-Thompson, Founder, BTL Group)
Use Case Track: Who Own's Your Health Data? (Raj Sharma, CEO, Health Wizz)
Technical Track: Introducing BOOSTO.io, a decentralized blockchain platform that connects social media users with the blockchain community (Heidi Yu,CEO, BOOSTO)

Day -2 (April 3rd 8:00AM-6:00PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM General Keynote Session: A Chain Reaction: Revolutionizing The Supply Chain With Blockchain (Joseph Francis, Director, Accenture)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Supply Chain Track: Revolutionizing Manufacturing Supply Chain With Blockchain (Jeremy Goodwin, CEO, SyncFab)
Finance/Crypto Track: Bridging The Gap Between Traditional And Decentralized Markets (Matthew Unger, CEO, iComply Investor Services)
Use Case Track: How Does Blockchain Fit Into 125 Yr Old Conglomerate (Atul Kshirsagar, Principal Architect, GE Digital)
Use Case Track: Blockchain-Backed Bachelor's Degree For $1000 (Ben Blair, Founder, Teachur)
10:20AM - 10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM General Track: Blockchain: Internet^2 (Andy Tang, Partner, Draper Associates)
Supply Chain Track:
Leveraging IoT And Blockchain To Digitize Your Supply Chain (Samantha Radocchia, Founder, Chronicled)
Use Case Track: Using The Blockchain For Causes That Matter (Dragos Crintea, CTO, CAPITALusM)
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Finance/Crypto Track: Programmable Money (Erick Miller, CEO, Coincircle)
Use Case Track: Blockchain Business Solutions (John Mercurio, CMO, The Bitfury Group)
Supply Chain Track: Blockchain in commodity trade and logistics (Alexander Varvarenko, CEO, ShipNEXT)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:40PM Use Case Track: Blockchain in HealthCare (Karim Babay, CEO, HealthSapiens)
Finance/Crypto Track:A Hybrid Approach To Building Distributed Ledger Platforms For Financial Institutions Using Blockchains, Big Data And Cloud. (Gangesh Ganesan, CTO, Peernova)
Use Case Track: Practical Use Of Blockchain Across Industry Verticals (Raghu Bala, CEO, NetObjex)
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM Finance/Crypto Track: Current Trends In Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies: Disruption Or Deception? (P SUBRAHMANYAM, Professor, Stanford)
Use Case Track: Enterprise Blockchain: Business Strategy To Platform Architecture (Ravi Sarkar, Head of  Blockchain &  FInTech, hexaware technologies)
Smart Contracts Track: Smart Contracts, Dumb Lawyers (Ken Moyle, President, K6 Partners)
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Keynote Panel: Blockchain from VC Perspective
Shuonan Chen (General Partner, Agile VC)
Ekaterina Dorozhkina (VC & Blockchain Investor, Starta Ventures)

Finance/Crypto Track: Triple Bottom Line (3BL) Ledger And Tokenization (Babar Yousuf, CEO, Pineapple)
Use Case Track: Etherisc – Decentralized Insurance (Renat Khasanshyn, Co-Founder, Etherisc)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM Smart Contracts Track: Smart Contracts that Learn (Michael Slinn Chief Technology Officer Micronautics Research Corporation)
Use Case Track: Applying BlockChain To Securing India's Land Records (Rao Surapaneni, Senior Advisor, ZebiData)
Use Case Track: How Does Music And Entertainment Fit Into A Blockchain? (Jesse Grushack, CEO, Ujo Music)
4:10 PM - 4:50 PM Smart Contracts Track: When Smart Contracts Prove To Be Dumb: Arbitration And Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (Terrence Yang, Chief Strategy Officer, CEO, Sagewise)
Finance/Crypto Track: Where Will The Next 100 Million Crypto Users Come From? (Alex Mashinsky, CEO, Celsius)
Use Case Track: BlockChain And Data Science (Farshad Kheiri, Data Scientist, BCG DV)
4:50 PM - 6:00 PM Keynote Panel: Solving Business Problems With Blockchain
Terrence Yang (Chief Strategy Officer, CEO, Sagewise)
P SUBRAHMANYAM (Professor, Stanford)
Ken Moyle (President, K6 Partners)
Ravi Sarkar (Head of  Blockchain &  FinTech, hexaware technologies)
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM Finance/Crypto Track: Unlocking The Power Of Bitcoin (Bill Barhydt, CEO, Abra)
Smart Contracts Track: 
Smart Contract Dispute Resolution: From Ruling To Enforcement. (Clement Lesaege, CTO, Kleros)
General Track: History of Real Assets on the Blockchain (Joel Dietz, Co-Founder, Swarm)
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Finance/Crypto Track: Licensing On Blockchain Token Models ICOs Blockchain Applications (David Sneider, CEO, Deco Network)
Use Case Track: Blockchain for Social Good (Matthieu Soule, COO, L'Atelier BNP Paribas NA)
Smart Contracts Track: Smart Contracts From The Trenches: The Interface App Journey (Nik Kalyani, CTO, WhenHub)

Day - 2 (April 3rd Workshop Track)

10:40AM - 12:30 PM Workshop for building a crypto wallet (Michail Brynard, CTO, Rehive)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 3:00PM Workshop for building a crypto wallet (Michail Brynard, CTO, Rehive) (Contd..)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 4:00PM Workshop for building a crypto wallet (Michail Brynard, CTO, Rehive) (Contd..)
4:00PM - 5:30PM Workshop: ICO:  From Start To Finish (Sunil Sabat, Director, Protegrity)

Day -3 (April 4th 8:00AM-6:00PM )

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM General Keynote Session: Regulatory Environment And Government Opportunities For Blockchain (Joseph Williams, Director, State of Washington)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Identity Track:   Putting Individuals In Control Of IAM (Identity & Authentication Management) (Paul Heirendt, Founder, BLOCK id)
Finance/Crypto Track: The Future Of Venture Capital On Blockchain (Pavel Cherkashin, Partner, GVA Capital)
Use Case Track: In Tech We Trust: Why Blockchain Will Bring Long-Anticipated Transformation To Healthcare (Walter De Brouwer, CEO, Doc.ai)
10:20AM - 10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Identity Track: Blockchain-Based Identity Management & Upcoming ICO (Armin Ebrahimi, CEO, ShoCard)
Finance/Crypto Track: Can Asset Tokenization be Legal(Tory Reiss, VP of Business Development, TrustToken)
Use Case Track: A generic protocol for decentralized insurance applied to a peer-to-peer health insurance network (Chandra Duggirala, CEO, Tides Network)
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Finance/Crypto Track: Rethinking The ICO (Ryan Singer, Co-Founder, Chia Network)
Use Case Track: The Perfect Storm Is Coming Precision Medicine/ AI/ Blockchain (Sam De Brouwer, Co-Founder, doc.ai)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:40PM Security Track: Using Blockchain Routing To Bring Best Of Breed Cybersecurity To The Masses (Steve Perkins, CMO, Nubeva)
Finance/Crypto Track: Blockchain Beyond Currency (Warren Whitlock, CEO, TopLine Revenues)
Use Case Track: How Blockchain Is Changing The Gaming Industry. (Kim Rom, CMO, Kinguin Limited)
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM Security Track: Cyber Security - Hacking / Anti-Phishing / Social Engineering (Paul Walsh, Founder, MetaCert)
Finance/Crypto Track: How We Applied Data Science To Launch A Successful, Optimized Cryptocurrency Fund (Daniel Schwartzkopff, CEO, CRYPTO20 / Invictus Capital)
Use Case Track: Blockchain Is Already Changing The World When It Comes To Fighting Fraud And Increasing Transparency (Alex Linebrink, CEO, PassageX)
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Keynote Track: Building Blockchain Companies (Will Murphy, VP, Talla)
Finance/Crypto Track: Blockchain Application In Financial Services (Brett Noyes, Director, Unchain.Ventures)
Use Case Track: SeaZones: Sustainable Floating Islands With Special Governing Frameworks. (Randy Hencken, Founder, Blue Frontiers)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM Technical Track: Cryptoeconomics - The Application of economic systems, incentives and mechanisms (Jomari Peterson, CEO, The Digital Reserve)
Finance/Crypto Track: Decentralized Reputation And Payments For P2P Marketplaces (Gee-Hwan Chuang, CEO, Ink Protocol / Listia)
Use Case Track: Blockchain Interoperability (Karen Hsu, Executive Leader, BlockCypher)
4:10 PM - 4:45 PM Supply Chain Track:  Driving Supply Chain Innovation Using Blockchain (Sharad Malhautra, Senior Manager, EY)
4:45 PM - 5:20 PM Supply Chain Track: How Will Blockchain Affect The $500 Billion Advertising And Media Supply Chain (Jay Singh, CEO, ClearCoin)
Finance/Crypto Track:
Blockchain in Emerging Markets  (Samer Saab, COO, Wala)
General Track: Blockchain strategy, product and execution  (Kumar Lax, CEO, Stealth Blockchain Startup)
5:20 PM - 6:00 PM General Keynote: Building better Blockchain Use Cases (Wesley Graham, Blockchain Officer, Berkeley)

Day - 3 (April 4th Workshop Track)

8:30AM - 10:00 AM Workshop Workshop : How To Understand Consumer Behavior Using Emotion Analysis (Gemma Garcia Lopez, PhD, PhD scholar)
10:00AM - 12:00 PM Workshop: BTC BOT : Using Python To Build A Bitcoin BOT To Buy , Sell BTC (Sudhir Wadhwa, CTO, Viridis)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
2:00PM - 3:00 PM Workshop:  Blockchain Workshop (Bhairav Mehta, Manager, Apple)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 6:00PM Workshop:  Blockchain Workshop (Bhairav Mehta, Manager, Apple)(Contd..)

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice


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