In-depth learning sessions

THURSDAY 15 MARCH

 

DAY ONE PLENARY DAY TWO BANKING & FINANCE STREAM

DAY TWO GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY STREAM

 

Registration and morning coffee for all sessions is at 08:30 and sessions will conclude at 17:00. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided.

Choose from:

08:30
SESSION A: Brands on the blockchain – securing corporate assets in the digital age

The digital landscape offers numerous opportunities for organisations to leverage their business and grow their brand. The dynamic nature of technological innovation means that business owners, executives, and marketers are often left grappling with the practical skills and know-how to secure their brand and increase the value of their digital assets.

This interactive session aims at providing practical guidelines to financial, strategic and marketing decision makers on how to purchase and manage digital assets across the business and learn from applied case studies on internal corporate currencies.

Key Benefits of attending this session

  • Learn how to leverage blockchain technology to future-proof your brand strategy
  • Understand how to proactively remove brand and corporate identity risk associated with a changing digital landscape
  • Apply the skills learned to cost-effectively secure corporate digital assets in key blockchain namespaces, including take-away instructions for:

- Ethereum ERC20 token creation
- Bancor smart token creation
- Counterparty token creation
- NEM smart asset creation
- Waves token creation

  • Learn about corporate asset registers and corporate share registers on the blockchain.
  • All the components of the workshop will be practical, usable and backed up with a workbook with step by step instructions - plus an added online resources section that we will update.

Facilitator:

Grant Lenaarts
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder
Digital Custodians

08:30
SESSION B: How to run your own blockchain pilot

This session is designed for technology, commercial and innovation leaders from across industries who are looking to explore the potential of blockchain within their organisations. You may already have some experience with blockchain technologies, though will not have conducted extensive pilots yet.

In this session, attendees will be provided with a practical blueprint for bringing blockchain to life in their own organisation, equipping them with the skills to develop, implement and manage their own internal pilot project.

In this 8-part session you will learn the following:

  • What is blockchain and what are the opportunities it offers?
  • The blockchain adoption process
  • Defining the problem and opportunity
  • Establishing and running a proof of concept (POC)
  • Moving from POC to pilot phase
  • Finalising your pilot project and moving to production
  • How to engage the market and various stakeholders
  • Recap and key takeaways of the session

Facilitator:

Simon Wilson
Director and Co-founder
Decentralize