Blockchain Trends & Use Cases

  •  TYPE: Track    START DATE:  Wednesday, February 28, 2018     START TIME: 11:00    LOCATION:  maX 1
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Blockchain has been and still is one of the hottest topics in the finance industry and beyond. Most of us in the meantime have an understanding, of what the Distributed Layer Technology (DLT) and its initial use case (the Bitcoin called cryptocurrency) is all about, yet to many of us it still feels like a solution for a problem we still are looking for. In this blockchain track, we will learn about the foundational aspects of DLT (public, private, permissioned, unpermissioned...),  what the technical challenges are (performance...), and what the real opportunities are, structured into various use cases.

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Decrypting Crypto-Tokens: What's Driving This Emerging Asset Class?

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Time: 11:00-12:00

Decrypting Crypto-Tokens: What's Driving This Emerging Asset Class?
Aurélien Menant, Gatecoin

The mainstream media does a great job of sensationalizing the cryptocurrency and blockchain token phenomenon. This has led to  widespread misconception  about the nature of these technologies and the reasons behind their perceived value and increasing popularity as an alternative investment. This presentation sets to provide a more balanced perspective on these early-stage technologies and explain why their adoption is signaling the beginning of a financial revolution. The...

Harnessing the Power of Blockchain for Insurance
Dorota Zimnoch, Zing Business Consulting


The Disrupting Convergence of Blockchain and AI in the Global Economy

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Time: 12:00-13:00

The Disrupting Convergence of Blockchain and AI in the Global Economy
Mark Stephen Meadows, Botanic Technologies, Inc.

Life as we know it will look different very different in 10 years. Now is the time to understand these new technologies, how to both use and protect ourselves from unethical use of them, and how they impact the global economy. These technologies include blockchain, artificial intelligence, and new modes of conversational interaction.

Panel - Future of Blockchain In Financial Sector
Aurélien Menant, Gatecoin • Ugur Yildirim, Hive Project • Dorota Zimnoch, Zing Business Consulting

Blockchain Technology has various applications in different industries. It could be a disruptive for the financial and insurance industries by changing the payments process, enabling the use of smart contracts and simplifying the KYC measures. In this panel discussion, we will try to identify the hot areas in Blockchain usage and envision the future developments of Blockchain Technology in Financial Sector. 

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