Back to TRUST Megatrends: A Blockchain Masterclass

Time Session
(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
Quadriga Consulting Ltd

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)
Aisling McGibbon, PwC (Insurance)
Q&A Discusssion moderated by Jeff Peel

11:30am to 11:45am


Coffee Break
11:45am to 12:15pm Economics and social perspectives: the advantages of decentralised technology.

Diego Zuluaga, Institute of Economic Affairs
Letitia Seglah, Startup Manufactory

12:15 to 1:15pm Introducing ICOs and Trading Tokens: Considerations.

Simon Toms, Partner, Allen & Overy
Dr. Vic Arulchandran, COO of Nivaura

Discussion chaired by Nic Stirk

1:15pm to 2:15pm Lunch
2:15pm to 3:15pm What’s Right for Blockchain?

Laurence Kirk, Founder, Extropy
Seamus Cushley, PwC

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
(Courtesy of Cashaa)


6:00pm Close (or continue conversations in Shoreditch)