Agenda

NH Collection Tower

Barcelona

29th November 2018

8:30 - 19:00

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This is the preliminary agenda for the event. Please note: Schedule is subject to changes.

Venus Stage
08:00 - 08:40
Registration
08:40 - 08:50
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Victoria Gago
Co-Founder of the European Blockchain Convention
Daniel Salmerón
Co-Founder of the European Blockchain Convention
08:50 - 09:00
The Current State of Blockchain
Joey García
Partner at ISOLAS LLP and Ranked as one of the Top 12 Lawyers in Blockchain by Chamber and Partners
09:00 - 09:10
Keynote: The First Political Party on Blockchain
Cătălin Sorin Ivan
Member of the European Parliament
09:10 - 09:50
Reinventing Democracy – Can Blockchain Unveil a New Type of Democracy?
Moderator : Ismael Arribas
Global Entrepreneur and Country Manager at Government Blockchain Association Spain
Cătălin Sorin Ivan
Member of the European Parliament
Marc Rocas
Founding Board Member of the Blockchain Catalonia Association. PhD Candidate Blockchain
Teresa Alarcos Tamayo
CEO and Founder of Madrid Startup Community Forum
Montse Guardia
Digital Challenge & Emerging Technologies Director at Banco Sabadell. Vicepresident of Alastria.
09:50 - 10:40
Mapping the Global Legal Landscape of Distributed Ledger Technologies
Moderator: Flavio A. Soares
Soares & Vacite Abogados
Joey García
Partner at ISOLAS LLP and Ranked as one of the Top 12 Lawyers in Blockchain by Chamber and Partners
Joshua Ashley Klayman
Founder of Klayman LLC. and Ranked as one of the Top 12 Lawyers in Blockchain by Chamber and Partners
Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna
Partner & Leader PWC Legal Switzerland
Xavier Gasia
Partner and Head of Blockchain at AddVANTE
James Muscat Azzopardi
Partner at Muscat Azzopardi & Associates
10:40 - 11:05
Coffee Break
11:05 - 11:20
Keynote: Michael Kumhof
Michael Kumhof
Senior Research Advisor at Bank of England
11:20 - 12:00
Going Cashless: Central Banks and Digital Currencies
Moderator: Jose Parra Moyano
PhD Candidate (Blockchain), University of Zurich and Forbes 30 Under 3
Thomas Moser
Alternate Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank
Michael Kumhof
Senior Research Advisor at Bank of England
Marius Jurgilas
Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania
Sergio Gorjón Rivas
Financial Innovations Division at Banco de España
12:00 - 12:10
Short Networking Break
12:10 - 12:50
Uses of Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Tech in 2018
Moderator: Victoria Gago
Co-Founder of European Blockchain Convention
Virginia Cram Martos
Project Lead at United Nations
Henrik Hvid Jensen
Advisor - Trustworks
Jorge Lesmes
EMEA Head of the Blockchain Banking Practice at Everis
Magnus Jones Portrett
Tax Technologist at Ernst & Young
12:50 - 13:25
Overcoming Barriers to Institutional Acceptance of Digital Assets
Moderator: Pernille Enggaard
Finance and Business Journalist at Radio24syv
Stephanie Ramezan
Partner at DAG Global and Co-Founder of Quince Capital Partners
Eneko Knörr
Founder of Pheidon.capital
Karl Schranz
Co-Founder of E&S Group
13:25 - 14:40
Networking Lunch
14:40 - 15:15
Smart Cities and The IoT (R)evolution – Decentralised Connected Networks
Moderator: Renato Lucio de Castro
Smart Cities Expert and Founder & CEO of SmartUp Consulting Firm
Dr. Stefan Junestrand
Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum
Shawnna M. Hoffman
Global Co-Leader of the IBM Cognitive Legal Practice and Member of the IBM Global Center of Competency
Lewis Freiberg
Director of Ecosystem at IOTA Foundation
15:15 - 15:50
Interchain Mediators – Enabling Blockchain Interoperability
Moderator: Manel Medina
Director of MsC Cybersecurity, Blockchain and Cyberintelligence management at the Politecnic University of Catalunya (UPC)
Marta Piekarska
Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger
Victor Escudero Rubio
Global Head of Integration of Cybersecurity Solutions at S21sec
Jose Parra Moyano
PhD Candidate (Blockchain) at University of Zurich and Forbes 30 Under 30.
15:50 - 16:05
Networking Break
16:05 - 16:35
Startup Pitch Panel – Group 1
16:35 - 17:15
The New Paradaigm: Decentralization of Industries
Moderator: Lisa Schurter
International Business Development at Narwhal Sales
Cristina Carrascosa
Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum
Xavier Simó
President & Founder of INLEA Foundation and OpeningChain
Marina Niforos
Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum
Alex Sicart
Founder of Shasta and Forbes 30 Under 30
17:15 - 17:30
Networking Break
17:30 - 18:00
Startup Pitch Panel – Group 2
18:00 - 18:40
Blockchain 2023: Five Years From Now
Moderator: Susana Esteban
Business Advisor & Strategist at S. Esteban & Partners
Lory Kehoe
Managing Director at ConsenSys
Corinna Scatena
Head of Legal at FerratumBank
Marjan Delatinne
Global Head of Banking at Ripple
18:40 - 18:50
Closing Remarks
18:50 - 19:30
Cocktail
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