AGENDA

08:00 – 08:55: REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFE

08:55 – 09:00: WELCOME ADDRESS

  • MOHAMMED SALEEM
    Chief Executive Officer, Trescon

09:00 – 09:15: OPENING ADDRESS BY CHAIRPERSON

  • DR PARITOSH BASU
    Senior Advisory Board Member, Trescon

09:15 – 09:35: OPENING KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

  • WESAM LOOTAH
    Chief Executive Officer, Smart Dubai Government Establishment

09:35 – 10:05: FEATURED PRESENTATION

  • JASON GOLDBERG
    Chief Executive Officer, Simple Token

10:05 – 10:35: TECH TALK

  • ARAI EZZRA
    Founder, BCMY Pte Ltd

10:35 – 11:05: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

  • JACK SHAW
    Executive Director, American Blockchain Council

11:05 – 11:30: SPEED NETWORKING SESSION & COFFEE BREAK
11:30 – 12:15: Dubai Blockchain 2020: The city of the future

  • The significance of pilot ventures to position Dubai as the pre-prominent Blockchain–controlled government
  • What is the current state of Blockchain in the Middle East and how will it help the top brass leverage the technology to accelerate smart cities and IoT initiatives
  • How utilizing secured distributed electronic ledgers will enhance Government’s efficiency and conveyance

PANELIST

  • 2. MOHAMMED ABDULLA SHAEL AL SAADI
    CEO, Corporate Strategic Affairs Sector, Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai
  • HANS CHRISTENSEN
    Director, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
  • J A CHOWDARY
    IT Advisor to the Chief Minister, Government of Andhra Pradesh

MODERATOR

  • DR PARITOSH BASU
    Senior Advisory Board Member, Trescon

12:15 – 12:35: TECH TALK

  • KATRINA ARDEN
    Legal Advisor, Launch My ICO & Attorney, Blockchain Law Group

12:35 – 12:55: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Dubai: Imagineering the rising capital of the new world

  • DANISH FARHAN
    Founder Xische & Co.

12:55 – 13:15: TECH TALK

  • IHOR PIDRUCHNY
    Blockchain Architect, Darico

13:15 – 13:25: TECH TALK

  • DMYTRO BUDORIN
    Co-founder, CFO & Lead Generation, Hacken

13:25 – 14:25: NETWORKING LUNCHEON

14:25 – 14:45: Blockchain ICO: a wild adventure of how I invested 10 million dollars in 10 blockchain companies in 30 days

  • MICK HAGEN
    CEO/Founder, Mainframe

14:45 – 15:30: PANEL DISCUSSION
Building smart cities over Blockchain technology: The future is here

  • How critical is the Blockchain technology to execute a consistent and more proficient computerized economy?
  • Formulating directives to make more intelligent, cleaner and more proficient places to live and flourish using Blockchain innovation
  • The need to create information driven frameworks of transport, law requirement, and energy use, to increment both productivity and personal satisfaction of citizens

Panellist

  • JANE ZHANG
    Founder & CEO, Shellpay
  • SAI TEJA
    Co–founder, Launch My ICO
  • DAVID MOSKOWITZ
    Co-founder & CEO, Indorse
  • BASHAR LAZAAR
    Head of Operations, ConsenSys

Moderator

  • DIANE SCHRADER
    Founder & CEO, THIRDact

15:30 – 15:50: TECH TALK

  • MIGUEL AGUIRRE
    COO, Etherecash

15:50 – 16:05: INTERNATIONAL USE CASE

  • JAY BOTHRA
    Blockchain Evangelist, HSBC

16:05 – 16:25: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

  • JEREMY MILLAR
    Chief of Staff, ConsenSys

16:25 – 16:50: SPEED NETWORKING SESSION & COFFEE BREAK

16:50 – 17:10: BLOCK CHAT
Using blockchain as a platform for future innovation

  • Blockchain for businesses: From disruptive concept to business-ready solution – How Blockchain is affecting global business developments
  • How is Blockchain technology expected to revolutionize different sectors? What are the nitigrities?
  • How important is it for the organizations to follow the foot-step of the governments to start implementing the Blockchain technology within their organizations
  • RAMANA KUMAR
    Head of Payments, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)
  • YVES-LAURENT KAYAN
    Co-founder, Coinplus

17:10 – 17:20: CONFERENCE CHAIR CLOSING REMARKS

19:00 – 22:00: NETWORKING COCKTAIL DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT ON THE CRUISE

09:00 – 09:10: CONFERENCE CHAIR OPENING REMARKS

09:10 – 09:40: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Funding in the Blockchain World – ICOs and CryptoFinancing

  • RICHARD KASTELEIN
    Founder, Blockchain News, Cryptoassets Design Group & Blockchain Partners

09:40 – 09:55: TECH TALK

  • LON WONG
    President, NEM.io Foundation

09:55 – 10:15: INTERNATIONAL USE CASE

  • MARYAM TAGHIYEVA
    Chief Systems Architect, Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance

10:15 – 10:30: TECH TALK

  • NIKHIL JAIN
    CEO & Co-founder, ObEN
  • ADAM ZHENG
    COO & Co-founder, ObEN

10:30 – 11:15: PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Importance and benefits of smart contracts

  • Understanding the intersection between Blockchain, smart contracts, IoT
  • Implications on what some of the brightest minds in the Middle East market are doing and dreaming up

PANELIST

  • JAKE VARTANIAN
    Founder, Cryptodex
  • MIRZA ASHRAF BEG
    Head of Treasury & Investment Ops and Islamic Operation, Commercial Bank of Dubai
  • GARRETT MACDONALD
    Blockchain Arcitec, Energy Web Foundation
  • NIKOLAI PERKOV
    Chief of Digital Marketing, TrueDonate
  • ARAI EZZRA
    Founder, BCMY Pte Ltd
  • TALAL TABBAA
    Co-founder & Business Development Lead, The Jibrel Network

MODERATOR

  • JAKE VARTANIAN
    Founder, Cryptodex

11:15 – 11:30: TECH TALK

  • ERIC GU
    CEO, Metaverse

11:30 – 12:00: SPEED NETWORKING SESSION & COFFEE BREAK

12:00 – 12:15: TECH TALK

  • KENT KRISTENSEN
    CEO, Telegraf.Money and DEBIT Coin

12:15 – 12:35: INTERNATIONAL USE CASE

  • TUNJI DURODOLA
    Technical Consultant/Systems Integrator, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)

12:35 – 12:50: TECH TALK

  • KHALDOUN AL ACHKAR
    Chief Technology Officer, Hcash

12:50 – 13:05: TECH TALK

  • ALEXEY VORONIN
    Founder, IcoLab Fund

13:05 – 14:00: NETWORKING LUNCHEON

14:00 – 14:15: TECH TALK

  • KOMMERA CHAKRADHAR REDDY
    CEO & Founder, Truechain

14:15 – 15:00: PANEL DISCUSSION
Achieving consensus within an organization for adopting and implementing Blockchain

  • Blockchain as a strategic value chain disruption
  • Blockchain transformation: Make it a profitable success
  • Blockchain strategic weapon for profitable growth
  • JAMIE BURKE
    Chief Executive Officer, Outlier Ventures & Outlier Capital LLP
  • CHRIS ABSHIRE
    Executive Director, Startup World Cup & VC, Fenox Venture Capital
  • KIMBERLY BUTLER
    Corporate Communications Manager, Darico
  • ILYA ORLOV
    CEO, TravelChain & Blockchain Enthusiast

Moderator

  • MIGUEL AGUIRRE
    COO, Etherecash

15:00 – 15:15: TECH TALK

  • NURI KASHIF AMIR
    President & Co-founder, ABCDe Coin Company

15:15 – 15:45: SPEED NETWORKING SESSION & COFFEE BREAK

15:45 – 17:30: FENOX CAPITAL PITCH COMPETETION

17:30 – 17:40: AWARDING REGIONAL WORLD CUP TO ONE WINNING STARTUP

17:40 – 17:50: CLOSING CEREMONY