Background

Blockchain technology today forms the basis of on-line secure ledger/settlement system. Blockchain is gaining momentum since it has multifaceted applications and is moving towards mainstream adoption. The global Blockchain technology market is predicted to rise from $210m in 2016 to $2.31bn by 2021. In this two day event, tutorial followed by multi-speaker summit, leading venture capitalists and angel investors will examine the emerging Blockchain technology and its contributions to on-line secure settlement system in multiple industry sectors.

Blockchain has many applications – in supply chains, healthcare, global monetary systems, financial technologies, energy trading, music, electronic record authentication, delivery of Government services and many more. As a result the Blockchain technology is expected to have significant impact on various industries and so it is critical for stakeholders to formulate careful legal and business strategies around this new business models as the technology and infrastructure, as well as the corresponding market appetite and regulatory structures, evolve rapidly in disparate global markets.

Format:
Day one comprises a series of high-level tutorials and day two is a multi-speaker conference featuring presentations and interactive discussions; with a focused exhibition alongside.

In these two days our speakers who are subject experts will examine and analyse the impact on various industries, the challenges and opportunities that Blockchain presents. Presentations from thought leaders, interactive panel discussions and solution-based case studies will focus on learning and building partnerships in the emerging Blockchain space.

Day One – Tutorials: Presented as top-level tutorial based: ICOs & Cryptofinance track, exploring regulation, ICO tools, and changing venture capital models.

What Blockchain systems can do
Understanding how Blockchain applications are built
Benefits of Blockchain technologies
Crowdfunding vs ICOs – risks and challenges
Digital exchanges – digital tokens into fiat currency
Regulatory and legal implications of Blockchain technology
Investing in cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies – an exact measure of value
Investing in Blockchain technology

Day Two – Conference: Developing Blockchain Applications and Technologies: This day will look at a variety of platforms and services from start ups to cloud providers, including developer networks, applications and APIs as well as the impact on legal, finance and government sectors with smart contracts, insurance, payments and more.

Topics to be covered include:
The public sector services and Blockchain
Understanding Blockchain Technologies & Markets
Smart Contract management and Innovations
ICO and crowdfunding
Regulation and Legal implications in Blockchain
Blockchain Challenges in Banking
Data Protection and Blockchain
Investing in cryptocurrencies
How to develop scalable solutions
Building in security around regulatory compliance and accountability
Issuing financial securities on a blockchain
Blockchain from the investor’s perspective
Trading in crypto assets
smart-contract-based legal agreements
Will 2018 be the year when distributed ledgers go mainstream?
Key Challenges

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Call for Participation

We are inviting speakers [thought leaders, subject experts and start up entrepreneurs] to share their knowledge and enthusiasm about their work and their vision in the field of Blockchain technology and its applications. Please complete the speaker’s response form and submit a proposal to present at this event.

Code of Conduct & Diversity

UNICOM’s Code of Conduct & Views on Diversity

We at UNICOM strive to be a leading provider of knowledge to the business community and to engage the global business community as a specialised provider of knowledge. We strive to do this maintaining a culture of co-operation, commitment and trust. We want every UNICOM conference and training day to be a safe and productive environment for everyone – a place to share research and innovation and to build professional networks. To that end, we will enforce a code of conduct throughout all our events. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Our approach is that our events are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity or religion. We do not tolerate intimidation, stalking, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of sessions or events, and unwelcome physical contact or sexual attention. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, Twitter and other online media. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers. Please bring your concerns to the immediate attention of the event staff.

Diversity: In our endeavour to be the provider of knowledge to the business community, we understand that this depends on hearing from and listening to a variety of perspectives that come from people of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities, religions, sexual orientation, and military service. We welcome diverse speakers for all our events, we do not always fully achieve this goal, but it is an ongoing process.

Programme

Previous Programme

Previous Speakers

Douglas Azar

CEO, Wealthinitiative

Daniele Bernardi

DIAMAN Capital LTD

Peter Bryant

COO, Farma Trust

Lili Cizelj

Business Intelligence Manager

Prozorov Danila

FIRELOTTO

Breanna Faye

Experience Design Lead, rLoop

Sebastian Förste

WINHELLER Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Dan Gailey

CEO and Founder, Synapse

Vitomir Jevremovic

CEO, Digital Mind Ltd

Adrian J. Gallo

Midas Technologies

DH Kim

Chief Strategy Officer of Finhaven Technology

Ivan Kurnavin

Community manager

Pascal Lauffer

CEO, FIMAT – BlockChain Financing

Juan David Mendieta

CEO and Co-founder, Keyrock

Peter Mitchell

Attorneys, Baker& McKenzie, Zurich

Yury Morozov

BubbleTone Blockchain

Christopher Murrer

Attorneys, Baker& McKenzie, Zurich

Zsolt Németh

R3Sec

Brian Platz

CEO, Fluree, PBC

Luka Prelevic

Co-founder,Energy Premier

Sascha Ragtschaa

CEO Chainium

Kim Rom

Chief Gaming Officer, Kinguin Limited

Stefan Schmidt

CTO, UNIBRIGHT

Petar Tsankov

Research Scientist at ETH Zurich / Co-Founder, ChainSecurity AG, Zurich

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