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10:10
    • Keynotes
    Hall 4
    20 mins
    Dubai – the first city to be fully powered by Blockchain by 2020. Hear about the progress made, learn about the paperless strategy and discover what’s next.
10:30
    • Keynotes
    Hall 4
    25 mins
    Learn why Blockchain technology has the potential to transform every industry. Hear about some of the breakthrough business applications of this emerging technology and what it means for your business ...
11:35
    • Keynotes
    Hall 4
    80 mins
    Without interoperability, Blockchain technology will never truly breakthrough into full-scale adoption. Hear from experts on what the next steps for Blockchain are to be integrated and made fully inte ...
12:10
    • Keynotes
    Hall 4
    20 mins
    Insight Into the world’s first project using Blockchain technology to create a secure registry for workers that will help fight the use of forced labour worldwide
13:00
  1. Pavilion
    60 mins
14:15
    • Real Estate
    15 mins
    Blockchain can transform the way land and property is bought, owned and sold but is it a game changer for real estate markets?. From listing titles to smart contracts and tokenised ownership, this ses ...
14:40
    • Government
    20 mins
    Dubai has established itself as an ecosystem for innovation and the future economy. At the heart of this strategy is the Dubai Future Foundation which is tasked with accelerating the innovation proces ...
    • Healthcare
    20 mins
    Estonia has successfully migrated 1.3m citizen records on to the Blockchain, creating a highly secure national medical record. How can other nations follow their example?  
14:50
    • Hot Topics
    20 mins
    Many experts think that Blockchain has yet to become the game-changer people expected – the new internet – the fabric of everyday life. Many applications remain stuck in the start-up stage or are shut ...
15:00
    • Government
    15 mins
    The Netherlands has a highly educated workforce at an international level and Dutch consumers often lead the way in embracing new digital applications. Moreover, the country has a long tradition of co ...
    • Healthcare
    30 mins
    Clinical trials are costly, risky endeavours that have long development timelines, low success rates and often run over budget due to delays in patient enrolment, data management and various other fac ...
    • Real Estate
    20 mins
    Land disputes are a common fixture in African courts. But Blockchain has been efficient in resolving land litigation issues and a driving force to attract real estate investment. Fortunately, there ar ...
15:15
    • Government
    15 mins
    Explaining why investing in public, permissionless, open-source DLTs is the only way to build sustainable smart cities and governments in the long run, and why getting the governance of these systems ...
15:20
    • Real Estate
    15 mins
    Transacting in the real estate sector can be stressful and time-consuming. Dubai has created a Blockchain solution that dramatically reduces the time and money spent when buying/selling a property.  
15:40
  1. 20 mins
15:50
    • Education
    10 mins
    • Government
    20 mins
    Is Blockchain re-inventing cities? Discussing how much of your city’s public and private sector can be powered by blockchain?
    • Healthcare
    20 mins
    Blockchain is set to improve drug authenticity and eradicate over-prescription, but is the healthcare sector late off the mark?
    • Hot Topics
    20 mins
    Australia is known as one of the best innovation hubs in the world and advanced nations for Blockchain adoption and standards. This session will provide practical advice on how to adopt Blockchain fro ...
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    2 iconic hotels in Dubai the 1,539-room Atlantis hotel and Hotel Caesars Bluewaters were the first in the industry to roll out Blockchain-based payment systems for guests and staff. Allowing them to u ...
16:00
    • Education
    20 mins
    More than half a million fake degrees are estimated to be in circulation around the world. Blockchain offers a solution to ensure the legitimacy and validity of educational records by putting all stud ...
16:10
  1. 30 mins
    $360 billion worth of loyalty points go unredeemed every year. Part of the challenge especially in the travel industry, is that customers do not earn enough points to make a difference and even if the ...
    • Government
    20 mins
    Introducing the background how Estonia become one of the powerhouses of digital innovation through the development of a digital identity programme which is available to anyone in the world. 
    • Healthcare
    15 mins
    Explained: A new open source blood donation platform that can predict demand, find rare donors and help save lives; making it one of the biggest innovations in the blood donation industry
    • Hot Topics
    20 mins
    There is a lot of talk around Blockchain disruption, but despite the hype there are relatively few industry use cases that have proved its value. Why? What are the main obstacles in implementation and ...
    • Travel & Tourism
    30 mins
    $360 billion worth of loyalty points go unredeemed every year. Part of the challenge especially in the travel industry, is that customers do not earn enough points to make a difference and even if the ...
16:20
    • Education
    20 mins
    Amply is a UNICEF-backed Blockchain use-case enabling better management of early childhood development services. Every child has a mobile digital identity that verifies their existence and records the ...
16:25
    • Healthcare
    20 mins
    Singapore is piloting the first, automated insurance solution using blockchain, Vitana. It offers pregnant women financial protection in case of gestational diabetes, without needing to make a claim.
16:30
    • Government
    20 mins
    Catalonia is one of the world’s first regions to commit to implementing Blockchain across its public administration in order to improve digital service provision to the public and showcase the technol ...
    • Hot Topics
    20 mins
    What is accepted as payment has changed over time, and so have the ways in which payments are made. The Bitcoin protocol illustrates the first prototype of a cryptographic economic system, which is or ...
16:40
    • Education
    30 mins
    With a lot of untapped potential for Blockchain in education, our expert panel will review the latest ramping up of initiatives in Dubai and the current state of play (where, how, why it has been impl ...
    • Travel & Tourism
    20 mins
    Identification services are enormously important for the travel industry and have many touchpoints. Could blockchain become the industry standard for storing this information? Used this way, blockchai ...
16:45
    • Healthcare
    10 mins
    Medical professionals no longer work in just one hospital, city or even country. Blockchain is the solution for medical licenses to be securely and easily shared across geographies.
16:50
    • Hot Topics
    20 mins
    Almost everybody is talking about Blockchain, but is it suitable for all businesses? If it is, does my company need it? When and how should it be integrated? What about the ROI of national Blockchains ...
16:55
    • Healthcare
    20 mins
    The new tech tracking pregnant women’s healthcare progress, also logged the first baby details on blockchain this year, bringing huge implications for identity verification, aid distribution and healt ...
17:10
    • Government
    20 mins
    What does the future for blockchain hold? Will blockchain ever reach its true potential? Is blockchain the solution for next generation data problems? Get answers to all your questions about the futur ...
10:50
    • Keynotes
    25 mins
    Creator of the world’s first commercially available video game talks how the gaming industry will be revolutionised through Blockchain. The new world of gaming will be experiential and leaps forward w ...
11:15
    • Keynotes
    15 mins
    Hear from Chinese tech giant Tencent on their first large-scale Blockchain application with the Chinese Government
11:30
    • Keynotes
    15 mins
    With the decline of Blockchain hype and rise in common sense, this session talks real Blockchain. How can you differentiate the good use cases from the bad? What are the best applications based on Hyp ...
11:45
    • Keynotes
    -690 mins
    With all the Blockchain hype and the industry disruption it could cause, it is no surprise that large firms are looking at investing in the sector as they seek to apply the technology in their own ope ...
13:00
  1. 60 mins
14:00
  1. Content Lab
    120 mins
    Two hour immersive workshop certified by the Blockchain Training Alliance
    • Energy
    10 mins
    • Finance
    5 mins
    • Retail
    10 mins
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    10 mins
14:10
    • Energy
    30 mins
    From end-user marketplaces, to decentralised energy, storage and smart grids, Blockchain has the potential to overturn legacy systems and create a more sustainable, energy-efficient future. Hear how f ...
    • Retail x F&B
    35 mins
    In the era of increasingly global and complex supply chains, it has never been more important to efficiently track and trace the origin of food products. Our experts will reveal how the power of Block ...
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    20 mins
    Improving transparency and traceability in the supply chain through smart contracts which enable goods and products to be tracked from source to end-user.  
14:15
    • Finance
    20 mins
    There has been a lot of buzz around Blockchain for the past few years, but it’s hard to tell what has really changed over the last 24 months. How was 2018 different from 2017 for Blockchain in financi ...
14:30
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    30 mins
    Autonomous vehicles are able to communicate and transact with other vehicles using Blockchain, enabling vehicles to extend their ‘range of perception’ in real time to coordinate behaviour, reduce cong ...
14:35
    • Finance
    20 mins
    How can Blockchain reshape trade finance? How are banks teaming up to bring Blockchain to trade finance? Discover the benefits of Blockchain in trade finance and how the technology is impacting effici ...
14:40
    • Energy
    30 mins
    Microgrids using Blockchain Technology will enable people to buy energy from renewable local sources with all transactions stored on blockchain. What will this mean for the National Grid?  
14:45
    • Retail x F&B
    15 mins
    With the convergence of information and communication technology, the world now fits into the palm of our hands and can be carried around in our pockets. Friends, movies, taxis, food, holidays and sho ...
15:00
    • Retail x F&B
    20 mins
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    15 mins
    The MOBI team talk changing the behavior of mobility users through Blockchain in order to reduce city congestion the reveal the launch of Grand Challenge Phase 2. Find out how to get involved.
15:10
    • Energy
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    The centuries-old commodity trading sector is being shaken up by new digital platforms to facilitate new ways of buying and selling raw materials using real-time Blockchain applications. Find out how ...
15:15
    • Finance
    15 mins
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    15 mins
    The world relies on a trade platform of unprecedented complexity, siloes and coordination resulting in delays, fraud and un-predictability. More than $16TN of good are shipped per year. Tradelens is s ...
15:30
  1. 20 mins
15:50
    • Creative Economy
    10 mins
    • Energy
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    With all the Blockchain hype and the industry disruption it could cause, it is no surprise that energy firms are looking at investing in the sector as they seek to apply the technology in their own op ...
    • Finance
    20 mins
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    The global supply chain industry is estimated to be worth $15 trillion. With so many moving components, suppliers, and logistics firms, the sector is ripe for Blockchain implementation. Some estimates ...
16:00
    • Creative Economy
    20 mins
    The NFL Players Association is bringing the action closer to fans with a new tokenized platform which allows a new level of behind-the-scenes access of players’ lives. Anyone (current and ex-players) ...
16:10
    • Energy
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Estonia’s enthusiasm for adopting blockchain technology continues as the country list the Grid on the Blockchain with WePower. Listen to how and why from the government itself  
    • Finance
    20 mins
    Nordea is the largest financial services group in the Nordic countries with over 10 million retail and corporate customers across Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Over the past four years Nordea h ...
16:20
    • Creative Economy
    30 mins
    Keeping up with royalty payments among artists, publishers and distributers is cumbersome, inefficient and complicated. Whether you’re selling paintings, music or drawings, the cost of going to market ...
    • Hot Topics
    Hall 3
    40 mins
    In the virtual space we don’t have to worry about legacy systems or fiat currency. Developers can build expansive landscapes connected to Blockchain infrastructure which allows users to escape in to a ...
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    TBC
    20 mins
    Hear first-hand from the pioneers on how they are incorporating plans for Blockchain in the Emirate’s supply chain sector.
16:30
    • Energy
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Just how much and to what extent does Blockchain have the potential to disrupt the way the energy market has worked for decades?
    • Finance
    25 mins
    Cryptocurrency - what’s the future and will banks be adopting it?
16:40
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    20 mins
    Dubai is leading the way in using Blockchain to create a vehicle lifecycle management system. In what would be the first government platform in the world to offer such a service, it will provide vehic ...
16:50
    • Creative Economy
    25 mins
    Distributed ledger technology has the ability for gamers to transcend the barriers of single games and take their online personalities across multiple games. For games makers this means creating paral ...
    • Energy
    Hall 3
    10 mins
    There are still almost 1 billion people in the world living without electricity – how can Blockchain help bridge the gap?
16:55
    • Finance
    20 mins
    LBChain is R&D project for creation of Blockchain technology-based platform-service for fintech companies to test their use cases in regulated environment while getting legal and regulatory support fr ...