Day Two - Government & Industry Stream

08:00
Registration and welcome coffee
08:25
Unleashing the potential of blockchain

Greg Medcraft’s keynote presentation will be open to all registered attendees and will run before the start of the streamed sessions. We expect it to be standing room only, so get there early to secure a good spot.

Greg will discuss the main benefits and risks of blockchain and what regulators and policy-makers can do domestically and internationally to allow blockchain to thrive while minimising its risks.

Greg Medcraft
Director - Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs
OECD

08:55
Opening remarks from the chair

Mark Toohey
Founder
TBSx3

UNDERSTANDING THE KEY COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANISATIONS
09:00
Leveraging Blockchain technology to drive service delivery in healthcare
  • Implementing emerging technologies to build an effective digital healthcare strategy
  • Understanding potential applications and benefits for using blockchain across healthcare platforms and services
  • Looking to the future of healthcare and the Digital Health strategy for Australia

Rachel DeSain
Executive General Manager of Innovation and Development
Australian Digital Health Agency

09:25
CONVERGENCE OF TECHNOLOGIES - THE ROLE AND IMPACT OF BLOCKCHAIN, IOT AND AI IN THE FUTURE OF COMMERCE

‘speaker to be announced’

09:50
Case study: Utilising Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) applications for increased tech efficiencies in local government
  • The benefits of applying blockchain technology to local government practices  
  • Unlocking innovation for increased productivity and cost efficiencies
  • Local government association of Queensland – the blockchain journey so far

Lou Boyle
Innovation Executive
Local Government Association of Queensland

10:15
Decentralising the energy market and the impact on investors and retailers

Thomas Sun
Team Lead
NAD Grid

10:35
Morning tea
11:05
Redesigning decision making on the blockchain
  • How blockchain is changing business and government
  • What opportunities and challenges lay ahead
  • Where the future of decentralised systems can take us

Jamie Skella
Co-Founder
Horizon State

11:25
Beyond PoC- Leveraging on Blockchain & IoT for enterprise use
  • The situation today: Lack of trust and visibility between enterprises in a supply chain
  • How Blockchain & IoT assist to break the information silos of enterprises yet ensuring seamless data privacy
  • Real-world examples: How VeChain & IoT technologies are deployed in anti-counterfeit and provenance solutions for enterprises

Sarah Lim
Country Manger
VeChain Technology SEA

LEVERAGING BLOCKCHAIN TO ADDRESS IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
11:45
Understanding the identity problem and how Blockchain is evolving to meet the unique needs of identity management
  • What identity infrastructure is needed for the data economy?
  • What is the state of the art in Australia and globally 
  • Demystifying "trust" - how does trustlessness meet identity?
  • How is blockchain impacting identity management technologies and practices?
  • Looking to the future – what are the forecasts for the next 5 years

Stephen Wilson
VP & Principal Analyst
Constellation Research

12:05
Panel discussion: Reviewing the use case for digital identity management platforms in public and private applications. Taking a look at public benefit vs privacy concerns

Panel moderator:

Mark Toohey
Founder
TBSx3

Panellists:

Stephen Wilson
VP & Principal Analyst
Constellation Research 

Peter Robertson
Co-founder
ExistenceID                                                                                                            

Katherine Noall
Chief Executive Officer
Sphere Identity                                                                                       

Katryna Dow
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Meeco

12:40
Networking lunch
13:40
Towards convergence of technologies: Artificial intelligence, multi-agent systems and blockchain
  • How blockchain can help us rely on AI
  • How smart agents can take advantage of blockchain to establish new and smarter functionalities
  • Can blockchain help cordinate complex tasks for robot agents?

Mahmood Al-Imam
Data Scientist
Blockchain Technology Malaysia

DISRUPTING THE TRADITONAL SUPPLY CHAIN TO DELIVER INCREASED CUSTOMER VALUE
14:00
Case study: Can blockchain save the planet?
  • How WWF is channeling blockchain technology for positive social and environmental impacts
  • How a large multi-national NGO has assessed the business case and moved quickly to develop a global blockchain strategy
  • Where WWF will focus efforts in the future

Reece Proudfoot
Innovation Strategist
WWF Australia

14:20
Blockchain meets supply chain - the impact of Blockchain on supply chain and purchasing

Pieter Vandevelde
Chief Revenue Officer
TBSx3

14:40
Afternoon tea
15:10
MERGED SESSION: The exciting future of blockchain in China

In this session, you will have a chance to explore the rapid evolution of blockchain in China and hear from world leading companies that are actively using this technology to reshape their industries.

China has forged the way in blockchain adoption and these leading speakers will give you insights into their progress, their challenges and the opportunities they see.

Insights into China’s blockchain standards development

Ming Li
Director
China Electronics Standardisation Institute (CESI)

CASE STUDY: How WeBank’s financial blockchain application is helping retail customers and small businesses get better access to credit facilities

Bin Li
Director, Innovative Research and Standardisation Expert
WeBank

The future of blockchain of insurance – the intersection of blockchain and AI

Huanyu Ma
Blockchain Algorithm Engineer
ZhongAn Technology

Building a commonly-shared, ecological, four-flor platform – consisting of people, logistics, capital and information

Yukun Hao
Operations Director General, Technology Research Institute
HNA Tech

PANEL DISCUSSION: How are Chinese companies accelerating blockchain innovation and what are the lessons for others?

Panel moderator:

Nick Giurietto
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Digital Commerce Association

Panellists:

Bin Li
Director, Innovative Research and Standardisation Expert
WeBank

Yukun Hao
Operations Director General, Technology Research Institute
HNA Tech

Huanyu Ma
Blockchain Algorithm Engineer
ZhongAn Technology

Ming Li
Director
China Electronics Standardisation Institute (CESI)

Vincent Wang
Chief Innovation officer
China Wanxiang Group

William Zuo
CEO & Founder
Gingkoo

Danny Deng
Chairman
Tai Cloud

William Zhu
Founding Partner, Consensus Investment
President, The Blockchainer

16:40
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:50
End of Day Two