Conference AGENDA


DAY 1

25th September


Coffee, Registration & Networking
8:30 am - 9:20 am

 

Introduction/Welcome
9:20 am - 9:30 am

 

Keynote: Hey, lets use Blockchain... Why!? (as if bitcoins weren't enough)
9:30 - 10:00 am

 

Panel: Blockchain State of Play - Most Recent Developments 
10:00 am - 10:50 am

Kunal Patel | Senior Fintech Business Leader and Mentor
Loretta Joseph | Blockchain & Financial Services Consultant
Luis Carranza | CEO Fintech World Wide
Gary Nutall | Managing Director Distlytics

 

Get caffeinated! - Quick Break
10:50 am - 11:10 am

 

Keynote: GovBlocks - Protocol for decentralized governance in blockchain solutions
11:10 am - 11:40 am

Ish Goel | CEO Somish

 

Panel: India's place in the global blockchain ecosystem
11:40 am - 12:30 pm

Jaspreet Bindra | SVP Digital Transformation, Mahindra Group
Prasanna Lohar | Head of Technology, DCB Bank
Samrat Kishor | Manager, Deloitte

 

BananaCoin - Agricultural produce of Organic Bananas
12:30 pm - 12:40 pm

Alexander Bychkov | Cofounder BananaCoin

 

Birds of a Feather Lunch Tables - Eat & network with like minded people
12:40 pm - 1:40 pm

 

Blockchain in European Supply Chain - A cross between finance and logistics
1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

Martijn Siebrand | Specialist Blockchain, Logistics and Finance, TKI-Dinalog

 

Panel: Initial Coin Offerings - What's the heat all about?
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Max Kordek | President, Lisk
Mike Costache | Managing Partner, Krowdmentor
Anirudh Rastogi | Founding Partner, TRA Law

 

Keynote: Driving growth with Blockchain Technology in the East
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm

Bo Ji | TEDX Speaker, CKGSB: Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

 

Get caffeinated! - Quick Break
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

 

How to save ICOs
3:30 pm - 3:40 pm

Tatiana Dubrovina | Project Director ICO Lab

 

Panel: Blockchain & Manufacturing Supply Chain
3:40 pm - 4:30 pm

Jaspreet Bindra | SVP Digital Transformation, Mahindra Group
Nishith Behera | GM Corporate Planning, RSB Transmissions
Ashir Vaish | Director, Vaish Industries
Mayank Taneja | The Smart Cube

 

Commercial Insurance Market: Use Cases & Findings
4:30 pm - 4:50 pm

Gary Nutall | Managing Director, Distlytics

 

Verifying authenticity of events, using blockchain authentication of a video
4:50 pm - 5:00 pm

Ivan V. Pisarev | Cofounder, Prover.io

 

Reflect on the day's sessions - Networking Break
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm


 

DAY 2

26th September


Coffee, Registration & Networking
8:30 am - 9:20 am

 

Introduction/Welcome
9:20 am - 9:30 am

 

Keynote: Blockchain in Indian Government
9:30 am - 10:00 am

J A Chowdhary | Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to the Chief Minister, Govt. of AP.

 

Panel: Is code the new law? - Blockchain Startups v/s Regulation
10:00 am - 10:50 am

Amo Kalar | Deputy T&I Commissioner, British High Commission
Ish Goel | CEO Somish
Jitender Tanikella | Founding Partner, TRA Law
Kush Patel | CEO Tallysticks

 

Get caffeinated! - Quick Break 
10:50 am - 11:10 am

 

Keynote: Global Disruption - P2P Insurance without an Insurance Company
11:10 am - 11:30 am

Nitika Arora | CTO Somish

 

Panel: ICOs and how fundraising is becoming geography independent - VC Point of View
11:30 am - 12:10 pm

Brad Yasar | Managing Partner, Krowdmentor
Prabhakar Reddy | Investor, Accel Partners
Utsav Somani | India Head, AngelList
Vaibhav Domkundwar | CEO & Founder, BetterLabs

 

The Future of the Sharing Economy (and Why It Needs Blockchain)
12:10 pm - 12:30 pm

Saju Abraham | CPO, RightMesh.io

 

Smartlands - Tokenizing agricultural assets
12:30 pm - 12.40 pm

Dmytro Ruzyckyi | Business Development Director Smartlands.io

 

Birds of a Feather Lunch Tables - Eat & network with like minded people
12:40 pm - 1:40 pm

 

Lisk
1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

Max Kordek | President, Lisk

 

Panel: Can blockchain help emerging markets tackle illicit financial outflows?
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Prasanna Lohar | Head of Technology, DCB Bank
Dharmesh Desai | Group Executive VP, NRI Banking & Remittances, Yes Bank
Vijay Anand Kanvaty | SVP Products & Innovation, NPCI
Jitan Chandnani | Partner Blockchain Leader, IBM

 

Blockchain Use Case
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm
 

Get caffeinated! - Quick Break 
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

 

Cryptocurrencies with Values: Seratio Blockchain, capturing & transacting financial and non-financial assets
3:30 pm - 3:40 pm

Maryam Taghiyeva | Chief System Architect Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance

 

Startup Show Case
3:40 pm - 3:50 pm

 

Panel: Risks of trading cryptocurrencies in India
3:50 pm - 4:40 pm

Sumant Neppalli | Bitcoin & Blockchain Specialist, ZebPay
Kunal Nandwani | Founder, Hashcove
Aman Kalra | Head of Marketing, CoinSecure
Apurv Sardeshmukh | Partner, Legasis Partners

 

Future of decentralized lending in India
4:40 pm - 4:50 pm

Opinder Preet Singh | Indian Subcontinent Head, ETHLend

 

How to pick the right cryptocurrency to invest in?
4:50 pm - 5:00 pm

Mohit Mamoria | Founder, GodToken

 

Reflect on the day's sessions - Networking Break 
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm