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The speaker line-up is guiding us through cryptocurrencies, the new funding models within the blockchain economy and what kind of possible disruption the blockchain technology might bring about.
13:00 BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN OVERVIEW - Christoffer De Geer PDF
A short and sweet presentation of what bitcoin and blockchain is, how it works on a basic level and what makes it the most revolutionary innovations since the Internet
13:30 DECISION MAKING IN THE BLOCKCHAIN AGE - Ivan Liljeqvist PDF
Moving beyond Bitcoin and exploring how smart contracts and decentralized organizations will shape the future of decision making in companies, governments and corporations. Will organizations of the future even have managers?
14:00 BLOCKCHAIN AND FINANCIAL SERVICES - Sofie Blakstad PDF
It’s not just about remittances: how blockchain can be used to build trust and confidence, reduce fraud and streamline administration in financial products
14:30 MAKING SENSE OF ICO'S - Daniel Zachrisson PDF
An introduction to ICO’s (or token crowdsales). We’ll look at how this phenomenon started, how it’s changing early stage funding and discuss where it makes sense today and tomorrow
15:00 18 Hottest Trends in Blockchain - Nancy Amert PDF
Separating the signal from the noise in the world of Blockchain can be a challenge, but steady progress continues in a variety of markets throughout the world. If 2017 was marked by numerous proofs of concept, 2018 is expected to bring the first shifts to live production of this groundbreaking technology. Join us for a session where CGI discusses a diverse list of the most interesting trends in Blockchain for 2018, including:
- Insurance and reduction of uncertainty in risk pools
- Compliance and government opportunity
- The shift from proof of concept to commercialization
- Banking successes and increased interest
Christoffer De Geer - Christoffer is the Vice President of BTCX, Sweden's largest bitcoin exchange. He has been in the industry since 2013.
Ivan Liljeqvist - Ivan is an international speaker, blockchain educator, software developer and data scientist. Ivan’s Youtube channel Ivan on Tech is a truly global phenomenon spreading knowledge about the blockchain technology to hundreds of thousands of viewers all over the world. Ivan makes the complex simple by delivering entertaining and exciting talks. Attend one of Ivan’s talks and you’ll have a blast!
Sofie Blakstad - Following 20+ years building international banks, Sofie founded hiveonline to provide administration and reputation services to small businesses underserved by the traditional banking system. hiveonline is also building a revolutionary suite of sustainable investment products in partnership with the UN.
Daniel Zakrisson - Daniel is co-founder of cofound.it, a distributed VC platform combining the most innovative elements of the token crowdsale model with best practices of the venture capital ecosystem.
Nancy Amert - Director Trade Innovation Lab, CGI. Nancy has 25+ years’ experience in banking and trade and is a recognized thought leader in Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT). As Director of CGI’s Trade Innovation Lab, she is helping to lead and shape the strategic direction of the CGI Trade360 SaaS platform and its evolution into a fully integrated global solution for traditional trade, payables, receivables, collateral management and cash management. Ms. Amert and her engineering team are actively engaged with global banks, leading fintechs and corporate clients in the exploration and future commercialization of blockchain/DLT solutions and related emerging technologies for trade and supply chain.
Internet enabled the digitization of information. It allowed for new ways to publish, aggregate and exchange information. This disruption is still going on with 20 years old web protocols.
Now, the blockchain technology introduces the possibility of digitization of value. It allows for permissionless storing of value, aggregation of value, and exchange of value. What effects will these new protocols have in different industries and society?
For event details or inquiries contact Jens Frid