(Please note: agenda will be subject to revisions prior to the day of the event).
Thanks to our venue sponsor, Allen & Overy.
|9:00am to 9:30am||Registration
Coffee, Pastries and Networking
|9:30am to 9:45am||Introduction to the Day and Overview
Jeff Peel and Nic Stirk
|9:45am to 10:45am||Blockchain and Financial Services, A Backgrounder
Seamus Cushley, PwC
|10:45am to 11:30am||Blockchain Use-Case
Marcella Atzori, Ifin Sistemi (Banking and Government)
|11:30am to 11:45am
|11:45am to 12:15pm||Economics and social perspectives: the advantages of decentralised technology.
Diego Zuluaga, Institute of Economic Affairs
|12:15 to 1:15pm||Introducing ICOs and Trading Tokens: Considerations.
Simon Toms, Partner, Allen & Overy
|1:15pm to 2:15pm||Lunch|
|2:15pm to 3:15pm||What’s Right for Blockchain?
Laurence Kirk, Founder, Extropy
|3:15pm to 4:00pm||Special Guest Speaker
Daniel Lacalle, Chief Economist, Tressis: Blockchain, Bitcoin and QE
Followed by discussion on ‘open’ v private blockchains – chaired by Jeffrey Peel (with Laurence Kirk and Marcella Atzori)
|4:00pm to 4:30pm||Blockchain Use-Case
Janina Lowisz & Simo Mchunu, Cashaa (International money transfer)
|4:30pm to 6:00pm
|Wrap-up Summary and Discussion
Seamus Cushley, Jeff Peel, Nic Stirk and Guests.
Drinks and Networking
6:00pm Close (or continue conversations in Shoreditch)