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Tuesday, November 27
 

9:20am

9:30am

Dubai's Blockchain Vision
Speakers
avatar for ConseSys, Bashar Lazaar

ConseSys, Bashar Lazaar

Director of Operations, Middle East & North Africa


Tuesday November 27, 2018 9:30am - 9:50am
Address Dubai Marina

9:50am

10:20am

Real Value from Real World Blockchain Implementations
Speakers
avatar for IBM, Anthony Butler

IBM, Anthony Butler

Distinguished Engineer and CTO of Blockchain Services, MEA


Tuesday November 27, 2018 10:20am - 10:40am
Address Dubai Marina

10:20am

10:20am

Roundtable Discussions: What is the Importance of Partnerships in Developing the Blockchain Ecosystem?
Take an opportunity to share and learn from an intimate group of leading speakers. Exploring the blockchain ecosystem and ways to propel it forward through partnerships and collaboration within and cross-industry. 

Tuesday November 27, 2018 10:20am - 11:00am
Address Dubai Marina

10:45am

Panel: Blockchain the Game - Changer: Where will the Biggest Impacts be Seen?
* Which industries are leveraging the potential of Blockchain?
* Developing new applications and services based on increased privacy, security, efficiency and transparency
* Fundamentally changing the way governments and  enterprise do business

Moderators
avatar for Frost & Sullivan, Saurabh Verma

Frost & Sullivan, Saurabh Verma

Head - ICT Transformation MENA

Speakers
avatar for Etisalat Digital, Goncalo Fernandes

Etisalat Digital, Goncalo Fernandes

Senior Director/Emerging Technology & Design
avatar for Mashreq Bank, Jameel Khan

Mashreq Bank, Jameel Khan

Head of Strategy & Governance - Technology
avatar for Riyadh, Peter Spangenberg

Riyadh, Peter Spangenberg

Senior Consultant, King Faisal Specialist Hospital


Tuesday November 27, 2018 10:45am - 11:20am
Address Dubai Marina

10:45am

Panel - Streamlining Government/Citizen Interaction and Services with Blockchain
* How are government organizations using Blockchain to build open, transparent and collaborative networks?
* Identifying transformative uses of DLT in public services
* Improving data management in the public sector


Tuesday November 27, 2018 10:45am - 11:20am
Address Dubai Marina

11:10am

Exclusive Q&A: Real Life Success Stories
Benefit from this exclusive chance to ask the experts your burning questions. Gather with a small audience for this off-line opportunity to join in conversation about Blockchain success stories. 

Tuesday November 27, 2018 11:10am - 12:00pm
Address Dubai Marina

11:20am

Morning Break
Tuesday November 27, 2018 11:20am - 11:50am
Address Dubai Marina

11:50am

11:50am

12:05pm

Exclusive Q&A: The Future of Enterprise
Enterprise speakers will share how Blockchain has transformed their organisations. Bring your questions to the panel and hear their suggestions for implementing a successful Blockchain strategy. 

Tuesday November 27, 2018 12:05pm - 12:55pm
Address Dubai Marina

12:15pm

12:15pm

12:40pm

Panel: How Blockchain has the Power to Turn Information into Value
* Developing new ways to collect and analyse information
* Automated processes for reacting to information
* Unleashing the full potential of data


Tuesday November 27, 2018 12:40pm - 1:15pm
Address Dubai Marina

12:40pm

Panel: How Will Blockchain Optimise Business Processes and Value Chains?
* Understanding which processes will be streamlined
* Where will efficiencies be realised through automation?
* Increasing transparency and simplifying processes across the value chain

Moderators
avatar for CNBC, Dan Murphy

CNBC, Dan Murphy

Correspondent

Speakers
avatar for Etisalat Digital, Goncalo Fernandes

Etisalat Digital, Goncalo Fernandes

Senior Director/Emerging Technology & Design
avatar for Cisco, Anoop Nannra

Cisco, Anoop Nannra

Head of Blockchain


Tuesday November 27, 2018 12:40pm - 1:15pm
Address Dubai Marina

1:15pm

Lunch Break
Tuesday November 27, 2018 1:15pm - 2:10pm
Address Dubai Marina

1:55pm

Roundtable Discussions: What Role Will Trusted Digital Identities Play in the Increasing Blockchain Adoption?
Listen to our speakers and ask your most burning questions about digital identities. Explore the idea of trust in deployment and adoption of Blockchain. 

Tuesday November 27, 2018 1:55pm - 2:35pm
Address Dubai Marina

2:10pm

2:10pm

2:35pm

Increasing Accessibility to the Blockchain World
Speakers
avatar for NOKU, Lorenzo Rigatti

NOKU, Lorenzo Rigatti

Head of Business Development


Tuesday November 27, 2018 2:35pm - 2:55pm
Address Dubai Marina

2:35pm

2:45pm

Exclusive Q&A: Best Practice with Tech Giants
Blockchain Summit Dubai has the support of leading Blockchain technology developers. Make the most of this unparalleled opportunity to sit with the experts, ask their advice and map out your Blockchain deployment. 

Tuesday November 27, 2018 2:45pm - 3:35pm
Address Dubai Marina

3:00pm

Panel: Understanding the Potential of Distributed Ledger Technology to Better Serve Customers
* Making services simpler to use
* Increasing efficiencies
*Changing how organisations carry out trusted transactions
* Detailing the benefits and challenges of Blockchain

Speakers
avatar for Commercial Bank of Dubai, Amol Bahuguna

Commercial Bank of Dubai, Amol Bahuguna

Head of Payments and Cash Management
avatar for SAP, Sammar Farooqi

SAP, Sammar Farooqi

Director, Business Development & Value Engineering, Retail Industry, SAP
avatar for Mastercard Labs MEA, Kamran Shahin

Mastercard Labs MEA, Kamran Shahin

Vice President Blockchain Product Development & Innovation


Tuesday November 27, 2018 3:00pm - 3:35pm
Address Dubai Marina

3:00pm

Panel: Working with Smart Contracts – Challenges and Opportunities
* How smart are smart contracts?
* Enabling new applications with smart contacts
* Transforming business models
* Revolutionising transaction processes and speed

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for R3, Tom Menner

R3, Tom Menner

Director, Solution Architecture, APAC


Tuesday November 27, 2018 3:00pm - 3:35pm
Address Dubai Marina

3:40pm

3:40pm

3:45pm

Workshop: Crypto Economy
Tuesday November 27, 2018 3:45pm - 4:25pm
Address Dubai Marina

4:05pm

4:05pm

4:30pm

How Blockchain Can Benefit B2B Cross-Border Payments
Speakers
avatar for Mastercard Labs MEA, Kamran Shahin

Mastercard Labs MEA, Kamran Shahin

Vice President Blockchain Product Development & Innovation


Tuesday November 27, 2018 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Address Dubai Marina

4:30pm

4:35pm

Roundtable Discussions: What New Applications will be Enabled by Blockchain's Security?
Interact with industry leaders and discuss a variety of Blockchain applications and their potential to grow on a global scale. Exchange ideas and gain a new perspective, wider industry knowledge and new connections. 

Tuesday November 27, 2018 4:35pm - 5:15pm
Address Dubai Marina

4:55pm

Panel: Creating a Regulatory Framework for Blockchain to Succeed
*How to put together a regulatory framework for Blockchain
*When and how to regulate without stifling innovation
*Shaping the laws for the transformative technology

Moderators
avatar for Covington & Burling, Sebastian Vos

Covington & Burling, Sebastian Vos

Partner, Co-chair Global Public Policy & Government Affairs

Speakers
avatar for Covington & Burling, Lord Francis Maude

Covington & Burling, Lord Francis Maude

Senior Advisor & Former UK Minister
avatar for Abu Dhabi Police, Mohammed Al Obaidli

Abu Dhabi Police, Mohammed Al Obaidli

Deputy Director Digital Transformation
avatar for Wasl Asset Management Group, Roula Zahar

Wasl Asset Management Group, Roula Zahar

Director of Legal and Board Affairs


Tuesday November 27, 2018 4:55pm - 5:30pm
Address Dubai Marina

4:55pm

Panel: The Future of ICOs
*The impact of ICOs on investment scenarios
* Regulating ICOs
* Creating opportunities in the token economy

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Century Financial, Devesh Mamtani

Century Financial, Devesh Mamtani

Head - Investments & Advisory
avatar for Blockchain Lawyer, Varun Sethi

Blockchain Lawyer, Varun Sethi

Start up Consultant & Founder
avatar for The National Investor, Ishwinder Jeet Singh

The National Investor, Ishwinder Jeet Singh

Head of Private Equity and Principal Investments Unit


Tuesday November 27, 2018 4:55pm - 5:30pm
Address Dubai Marina