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10:00
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    10 mins
10:10
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    15 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
10:25
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    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 ...
10:50
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    20 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 ...
11:10
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    40 mins
    A sneak peek into Google’s (secret) plans and pilots for distributed ledger on the cloud
11:50
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    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
12:10
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    30 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 ...
12:40
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Understanding how the social media giants aim to go beyond with Blockchain
13:00
  1. Pavilion
    60 mins
14:00
  1. Content Lab
    120 mins
    Two hour immersive workshop certified by the Blockchain Training Alliance
    • Education
    • Government
    • Healthcare
    • Hot Topics
    • Real Estate
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    10 mins
14:10
    • Government
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Discussing next steps for Blockchain policy creation, legislation and implementation
    • Healthcare
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    With the world’s population more mobile than ever, keeping track of a patient’s medical records is becoming ever more challenging. Blockchain is set to be a game-changer by providing a whole new decen ...
    • Hot Topics
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    In the 48 hours before the Brexit referendum Twitter reported 45,000 pro-leave tweets were pushed out over its network from bot accounts. Did this kind of activity influence the electorate?  
    • Real Estate
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    With decentralization, a US real-estate investor can save over $10bn annually on title search and insurance. Not only will blockchain save money on realty transactions, but also make the whole process ...
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    10 mins
14:20
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    Having displaced the high-street travel agent model, will OTAs themselves be put out of business as Blockchain threatens to provide cheaper, more transparent travel solutions? What areas can be exploi ...
14:30
    • Government
    Hall 3
    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
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Dialogue is the backbone of social but can you be sure who you’re actually talking to? This has huge trust implications for consumers and brands alike. Blockchain-powered identity verification apps wi ...
    • Real Estate
    Hall 3
    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 ...
14:40
    • Healthcare
    Hall 3
    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
    • Government
    Hall 3
    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 ...
    • Hot Topics
    Hall 3
    40 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 ...
    • Real Estate
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Token currency has entered the Manhattan property scene with the first condo valued at $30m expected to be transferred in 2019. The benefits of tokenization and fractional ownership are clear in other ...
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    The aviation sector often gets a bad press for delays, airport closures, baggage losses and passenger frustration. Blockchain is removing many of the bottlenecks faced by airlines by improving co-ordi ...
15:00
    • Healthcare
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    Big pharmaceutical firms are banking on Blockchain to ring in big money changes by using it to implement efficient supply chains and R&D data stored on the distributed ledger. Blockchain is also set t ...
15:10
    • Government
    Hall 3
    20 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 ...
    • Real Estate
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Token currency has entered the Manhattan property scene with the first condo valued at $30m expected to be transferred in 2019. The benefits of tokenization and fractional ownership are clear in other ...
15:20
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    15 mins
    The world-famous, 1,539-room Atlantis hotel on Dubai’s Palm Jumeriah was the first in the industry to roll out a Blockchain-based payment system for its guests. Allowing them to use a wristband or dig ...
15:30
    • Healthcare
    Hall 3
    10 mins
    Across the globe there’s shortage of organ donors and the prevalence of organ fraud plagues the medical industry. Could Blockchain be the answer to combatting both of these issues?  
15:35
  1. 20 mins
15:50
    • Government
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Is Blockchain re-inventing cities? Discussing how much of your city’s public and private sector can be powered by blockchain?
15:55
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    15 mins
    Cutting out the middle man by using Blockchain is an opportunity that many are looking to exploit. A step ahead of the pack is the Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) which launche ...
16:00
    • Healthcare
    Hall 3
    15 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.
    • Hot Topics
    Hall 3
    10 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 ...
16:10
    • Education
    Hall 3
    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 ...
    • Government
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Inclusive, seamless and equal-opportunity cities are the future. Our expert panel discusses how cities can use blockchain to reinforce trust in today’s diverse and globalized communities – paving the ...
    • Hot Topics
    Hall 3
    10 mins
    Blockchain has been a hot topic of discussion for a few years. In this talk we explore how this can become the technology of the future from a conceptually different view point. Breakdown the fundamen ...
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    15 mins
    Could immigration queues be a thing of the past? Blockchain makes it possible with verifiable and accurate storing of passenger data
16:15
    • Healthcare
    Hall 3
    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
16:25
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    15 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 ...
16:30
    • Education
    Hall 3
    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 ...
    • Government
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    In Jordan’s Azraq camp, 10,000 refugees are now able to pay for their food by means of entitlements recorded on a blockchain-based computing platform. This was developed by WFP as part of a pilot know ...
    • Healthcare
    Hall 3
    15 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.
16:40
    • Travel & Tourism
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    Millennials are already overtaking Baby-Boomers in population size in many countries. Companies are therefore increasingly looking how to tap into this digitally-savvy, highly-mobile generation and ho ...
16:45
    • Healthcare
    15 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 ...
16:50
    • Government
    Hall 3
    10 mins
17:00
    • Education
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    Blockchain opens up a new world of opportunities for decentralised learning. Universities and schools will be able to enforce regulatory compliance and reduce bureaucratic costs while maintaining accr ...
10:00
  1. 10 mins
10:10
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    Dubai has established itself as an ecosystem for innovation and the future economy. At the heart of its strategy it is developing a regulatory framework to enable blockchain adoption. But how is Dubai ...
10:40
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    20 mins
11:00
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    With the decline of Blockchain hype and rise in common sense, what are Hyperledger’s plans and growth strategy? How can organisations build successful collaboration with Hyperledger and how can compet ...
11:20
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    25 mins
    With the decline of Blockchain hype and rise in common sense, what are Hyperledger’s plans and growth strategy? How can organisations build successful collaboration with Hyperledger and how can compet ...
11:45
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    Individually, they have a reputation of being big game-changers. But together, they can be a fiercely formidable team empowering businesses with capabilities and power & efficiency they can only dream ...
12:15
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    15 mins
    Social media dominates most of our daily lives and could be a sector ripe for Blockchain exploitation. But should it or could it be used to enhance the social media experience? If so, where are the op ...
12:30
    • Keynote
    Hall 3
    30 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? How can it be migrated onto what may be le ...
13:00
  1. 60 mins
14:00
  1. Content Lab
    120 mins
    Two hour immersive workshop certified by the Blockchain Training Alliance
    • Creative Economy x Marketing
    • Energy
    • Finance
    • Retail x F&B
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    Hall 3
    10 mins
14:10
    • Energy
    Hall 3
    20 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 ...
    • Finance
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    The combination of decentralized ledger, authentication and verification protocols, blockchain will dramatically add to the trust and transparency in financial transactions. But is your business ready ...
    • Retail x F&B
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    Hall 3
    10 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 ...
14:20
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    Hall 3
    10 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 ...
14:30
    • Energy
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Dubai is piloting a number of new technologies as part of its Dubai 10X initiative to embrace disruptive innovations. Hear first-hand from the pioneers on how they are incorporating plans for Blockcha ...
    • Finance
    Hall 3
    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 ...
    • 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 ...
14:40
    • Retail x F&B
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Is Blockchain a loyalty disrupter or hype machine? How will it help businesses overcome issues with traditional loyalty programs? What will winning loyalty programs look like in 2025? Hear how Blockch ...
14:50
    • Creative Economy x Marketing
    20 mins
    At a time when marketers have a lack of visibility, multiple middlemen to manage and varying metrics Blockchain could provide a decentralized solution putting trust back in the media buying process.
    • Energy
    Hall 3
    20 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?  
    • Finance
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Is blockchain an ideal solution for Islamic bankers? Hear about the challenges and the opportunities
15:00
    • Retail x F&B
    Hall 3
    30 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
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    An update on the mobility open Blockchain initiative (MOBI), a non-profit smart mobility platform working to make mobility services more efficient, affordable, greener, safer and less congested by pro ...
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 ...
    • Finance
    Hall 3
    20 mins
15:30
  1. 20 mins
15:50
    • 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
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Understand how blockchain is changing the global money transfer and remittance industry. Learn about how Ripple create a frictionless experience in sending money worldwide
    • Transport x Supply Chain
    Hall 3
    30 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  
16:10
    • Creative Economy x Marketing
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    The NFL Players Association is bringing the action closer to fans with a new tokenized platform which allows a new level of access and behind-the-scenes sneak peak of players’ lives. Fan can use token ...
    • 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
    Hall 3
    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
    • 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
    Hall 3
    30 mins
    Autonomous vehicles are able to store all their data on a distributed ledger, enabling different self-drive vehicles to share traffic information in real time to reduce traffic jams and improve naviga ...
16:30
    • Creative Economy x Marketing
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Blockchain technology to create a standard that endeavors to improve the music copyright and licensing infrastructure.  
    • 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
    Hall 3
    20 mins
    Cryptocurrency - what’s the future and will banks be adopting it?
16:50
    • Creative Economy x Marketing
    Hall 3
    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 ...
    • 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?
    • Finance
    Hall 3
    10 mins
    About two billion people in the world still do not have a bank account. The unbanked and underbanked together constitute a large market that is not well served by existing institutions. Understand how ...
17:20
    • Creative Economy x Marketing
    Hall 3
    20 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 ...