Blockchain Valley Conference

13 June 2017

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 08.30 – 17.30


08.30 Welcome Coffee
09.00 Opening Panel Discussion with
David Bosshart, CEO, Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute
Alessandro Curioni, Director, IBM Research, Zurich
Guido Fürer, Group Chief Investmet Officer, Member of the Group Executive Board, Swiss Re

Keynote
Alex Tapscott, Co-Author "Blockchain Revolution" and CEO, Northwest Passage Ventures
10.15 Break
REVOLUTIONISING INDUSTRIES
10.45 Brian Hoffman, CEO, Open Bazaar
Challenging Amazon: Why We Need a Peer to Peer Market Place

Richard Olsen, Founder, Lykke Corp
Blockchain-Trading: Building a Stock Market for Everyone

Conversation on the Future of Market Places with Brian Hoffman and Richard Olsen

Jesse Grushak, Co-Founder, Ujo Music
Fixing the Music Industry: How to Create a Fair Ecosystem

Guido Baroncini Turricchia, Founder, helperbit
Next-Level Donations: Adding Efficiency, Trust and Transparency

Primavera De Filippi, researcher, CNRS, and faculty associate, Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard
Plantoid: The Birth of a Blockchain-Based Lifeform

Conversation on Fairness in Peer-to-Peer Markets with Jesse Grushak, Guido Baroncini Turricchia and Primavera De Filippi
12.30 Networking Lunch
BREAK-OUT SESSIONS
14.00 GDI
Blockchain for Society

Karin Frick, Head Think Tank, Member of the Executive Board
Swiss Re
Blockchain in Insurance

Jags Rao, Blockchain Workstream Lead, Reinsurance Technology Initiative

Kamesh Raghavendra, Vice President, The Hive
IBM Research
Blockchain for Enterprise

Urs Karrer, Senior Managing Consultant & Service Area Team Lead – Strategy & Analytics

Andreas Kind, Manager Industry Platforms & Blockchain

Jens Jelito, Research, Cognitive Computing and Industry Solutions (IoT)
15.15 Break
BLOCKCHAIN AND SOCIETY / WHAT COMES NEXT
15.45 Aet Rahe, Founder, ART IT Consulting and former Head of State Information Systems Department, Estonia

Martin Ruubel, President, Guardtime

Keynote
Speaker will be announced shortly
17.20 Conclusion
David Bosshart
17.30  Apéritif

Contact


Daniela Fässler
blockchain(at)gdi.ch
+41 44 724 62 13


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