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BLOCK O2O AGENDA

THEMES

BLOCKCHAIN AND POWER: BIG GOVERNMENT, REGULATION AND AWARENESS

INVESTMENT OUTLOOK INTO BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

INDUSTRY AND PRACTICAL BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATIONS

FINANCIAL SERVICES IMPLEMENTS BLOCKCHAIN

SOLVING BLOCKCHAIN’S BIGGEST TECH CHALLENGES

TRUSTING BLOCKCHAIN: CYBERSECURITY

WEDNESDAY, 6 MARCH 2019

BIG STAGE

OPEN STAGE

09:00am

Registration

10:00am

- 10:20am

Global Blockchain Landscape 

Carylyne Chen, Global Head of Marketing, CoinMarketCap

10:20am

- 10:50am

Panel: The International and Global Trends in Blockchain

Moderator: Gordon Einstein, Founding Partner, Crypto Law Partners

Cecilia Mueller Chen, Founder & CEO, Comply Now

Matej Michalko, Founder & CEO, DECENT

Joshua Hong, Co-founder, Futurama Blockchain Innovators

10:50am

- 11:20am

Panel: Disruption in Payments - Bridging the Gap Between Crypto and Cash

Moderator: Dwight van Diem, Chief Investment Officer & Head of Payments, BCW Group

Che Carbreros, Global eComm Digital Asset Sales Executive, Worldpay

George Harrap, CEO & Co-Founder, BitSpark

11:20am

- 11:50am

Hyperledger: Blockchain as a Service

Moderator: Julian Gordon, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation

Candace Chan, Industry Solutions Manager, IBM China/Hong Kong

Daniel Leung, Chief Fintech Officer, Forms Syntron Information

Jackey Li, Technical Director, Tencent Cloud

David Huseby, Security Mavin Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation

11:50am

- 12:20pm

Panel: Fintech Evolution in Asia: Pearl of the Orient VS The Lion City in Blockchain

Moderator: Paul Schulte, CEO, Schulte Consulting

Chia Hock Lai, President of Singapore FinTech Association & Chairman of Token Economy Association

Charles D’Haussy, Director of Strategic Initiatives, ConsenSys Hong Kong

Alice Chen, COO & Co-Founder, InvestaCrowd

12:20pm

- 12:30pm

Can Blockchain Help Eradicate Modern Slavery?

Phoebe Ewen, Project Manager (Mekong Club)

12:30pm

- 01:30pm

LUNCH

01:30pm

- 02:00pm

Fireside Chat: Blockchain Investment Landscape

Moderator: Ran Neu-Ner, Host, Crypto Trader show - CNBC Africa Co-founder & CEO - Onchain Capital

Mike Bucella, Partner, BlockTower Capital

Viktor Goncharouk, Vice President Acceleration, RACIB

Chae-Ho Shin, Managing Partner, Blockwater Capital

02:00pm

- 02:30pm

Cybersecurity Panel: Feeling Safe: Security, Privacy and Blockchain

Moderator: Dr Meikei Ieong, Chief Technology Officer, ASTRI

David Huseby, Security Mavin Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation

Roman Kravchenko, CEO, 482.solutions

02:30pm

- 03:00pm

Panel: Security Tokens: Building Blocks of Liquidity

Moderator: Andrew Fai, Founder & CEO, Obito.io

Jesus Rodriguez, Chief Scientist & Managing Partner of Invector Labs, & CTO of IntoTheBlock

Jay Liang, Chairman & Co-founder, Hong Kong Blockchain Association

Liam Bussell, Head of Tokenisation, Diginex

03:00pm

- 03:30pm

Keynote Speech

Brittany Kaiser, Whistleblower on Cambridge Analytica & Co-founder, Digital Asset Trade Association (DATA)

03:30pm

- 03:45pm

Cryptocurrencies vs Banking Applications for Peer-to-Peer Transactions

Ruslan Salatov, CEO, FOIN

03:45pm

- 04:00pm

NFT is Why Content Will Be King Again

Yat Siu, Chairman & Co-founder, Animoca Brands

04:00pm

- 04:15pm

Royalty & Loyalty: How to Walk Away from the STO and Find Returns, Usefulness and Peace of Mind

Hassan Khan, Co-Founder & CEO, Todaq Financial

04:15pm

- 04:30pm

Healthcare, Life Sciences And Blockchain Ecosystem

Darren Lui, President & Executive Director of Aptorum Group Limited, & Co-founder of Aenco Solutions Limited

04:30pm

- 04:45pm

The Evolution of iGaming into Blockchain

Juliet Adelstein, Chief Operating Officer, G8C

04:45pm

- 05:30pm

Panel: Borderless Technology: When AI meets Blockchain

Moderator: Dr. Toa Charm, Associate Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School

Dr. Gina Smith, Chief Content Officer, SingularitySTUDIO & Author of iWoz: How I Invented the Personal Computer

05:30pm

CLOSE

09:00am

Registration

10:00am

- 10:30am

Panel: Digital identity: Automated Future

Moderator: Dr. Hans Lombardo, CMO & Director, Blockpass

Nathan George, CTO, Sovrin Foundation & Hyperledger Indy

Conor Colwell, Co-founder, Chain of Things

Urszula McCormack, Partner, Financial Regulatory & Emerging Technology, King & Wood Mallesons

10:30am

- 11:00am

Panel: Decentralised or Centralised - That is the Question!

Moderator: Dan Bradley, Director, Head of Hong Kong, Cognito

Jason Dekker, CEO, GoChain

Francis Lau, Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong

David A. Cohen, Founder & CEO of Taekion & Advisor for Hashgraph

11:00am

- 11:10am

The Reality of Using Blockchain in Supply Chain

Genevieve Leveille, CEO of AgriLedger & Co-Chair of Distributed Technologies Working Group, techUK

11:10am

- 11:35am

The Latest in Securities Offering, Regulations & Compliance

Moderator: Genevieve Leveille, CEO of AgriLedger & Co-Chair of Distributed Technologies Working Group, techUK

Sandra Wu, Founding Partner, Origin x Capital

Urszula McCormack, Partner, Financial Regulatory & Emerging Technology, King & Wood Mallesons

Mun Shing Cheong, Managing Director, C Block Capital

Elizabeth Yeung, Co-founder, BrX Exchange

11:35am

- 12:00pm

Panel: Trends in Blockchain & Crypto for 2019

Moderator: Esther Ng, Founder & CEO of Source Capital & Co-founder of Women in Blockchain Asia (HK & GBA)

Marisol Park, Research and Strategy, Orichal Partners

Leah Callon-Butler, Co-founder & Chief Impact Officer, Intimate

Bowie Lau, Founder of MaGESpire, & Chairman of Association of Family Offices in Asia
 

12:00pm

-12:30pm

Keynote Panel: Interoperability: The Race for Cross-chain Communication

Moderator: Alex Leverington, Director, Entropy Labs

Ian Huang, Founder, Chairman & CEO, DigitalTransaction

Kesem Frank, CEO, Bicameral Ventures

12:30pm

-01:30pm

LUNCH

01:30pm

-01:50pm

Protected Gold STO: A Model to Fund FairTrade Artisanal Gold Mining

​Francois Dumont, COO & Co-founder, GoldFinX

01:50pm

-02:20pm

"Panel: Regulation and Compliance - A Catalyst for Real Global Adoption or a Wall Holding Back True Change

Moderator: Kevin Murcko, Founder & CEO, CoinMetro

Rafael Schultz, CEO & Founder, BLOCKCHAINPUNK

Riccardo Lamanna, Co-Founder, CryptowalletCheck

Jason Hsu,  Legislator, Taiwan & Taiwan Parliamentary Coalition for Blockchain & Industry Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO)

02:20pm

-02:50pm

Panel: Brands, Influencers and Blockchain

Moderator: David Hsiao, CEO & Co-founder, BLOCK Magazine (blockjournal.io)

Fernando Martinez, VP of Trading, OSL

Loic Biver, General Manager Asia, Hublot

Michael Nye, Host, Evolvement Podcast

02:50pm

-03:20pm

NETWORKING / COFFEE BREAK

03:20pm

-03:50pm

Fireside Chat with Cecilia Mueller Chen & Pindar Wong

Cecilia Mueller Chen, Founder & CEO, Comply Now

Pindar Wong, Chairman of VeriFi (Hong Kong), & Chairman of Belt & Road Blockchain Consortium

03:50pm

-04:20pm

Panel: Blockchain in Hong Kong

Moderator: Musheer Ahmed, General Manager, FinTech Association of Hong Kong

Benedicte Nolens, Head of Regulatory Affairs for Asia and Europe & CCO for Asia, Circle

Hugh Madden, Executive Director & Group CTO, BC Group

Dr. LO Wai Shun, Co-chairman, Hong Kong Blockchain Association

04:20pm

-04:50pm

Panel: The Global STO Regulatory Landscape

Moderator: Gordon Einstein, Founding Partner, CryptoLaw Partners

Thomas McMahon, CEO, Dillon Gage Asia

Ismail Malik, Editor-In-Chief, ICO Crowd

Eli Jawad Ansari, Managing Director, Head of Blockchain Investment Banking, Boustead Securities

Liam Bussell, Head of Tokenisation, Diginex

04:50pm

-05:00pm

Closing Comments // END OF THE DAY

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