Nordic 360 Blockchain

Agenda

 

Day 1

15:55

Moderator’s opening remarks

Professor Michael Mainelli, FCCA FCSI FBCS, Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

 

16.00

OPENING KEYNOTE: Blockchain- Decentralized trust

Claudia Olsson, Founder & CEO, Exponential

16:30

PROGRAMMER EXPLAINS: History, now and the future of the blockchain technology

Ivan Liljeqvist, Ivan on Tech

 

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17:00

KEYNOTE: 18 Hottest Trends in Blockchain

Separating the signal from the noise in the world of Blockchain can be a challenge, but steady progress continues in a variety of markets throughout the world. If 2017 was marked by numerous proofs of concept, 2018 is expected to bring the first shifts to live production of this groundbreaking technology. Join us for a session where CGI discusses a diverse list of the most interesting trends in Blockchain for 2018, including:

 

  • Insurance and reduction of uncertainty in risk pools
  • Compliance and government opportunity
  • The shift from proof of concept to commercialization
  • Banking successes and increased interest

 

Nancy Amert, Director Trade Innovation Lab, CGI

17:30

Networking Break sponsored by Microsoft

18:00

Fireside chat/Q&A session with Vinay Gupta, Founder, Hexayurt.Capital

18:40

PANEL: Future Insights – what are the regulatory barriers and the social implications of the technology?

 

Pēteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit, Startups and Innovation, European Commission

Mathias Sundin, Member of Parliament, co-founder Warp Institute, chairman BTCX

19:00

NORDIC 360 MINGLE

 

Day 2

08:00

Doors open, registration and coffee

 

BUSINESS TRACK

TECHNOLOGY TRACK

Moderator: Professor Michael Mainelli, FCCA FCSI FBCS, Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

Moderator: Juho Lindman, Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Applied IT, University of Gothenburg

09:00

CASE STUDY: The Land Registry in the blockchain

Mats Snäll, CDO, Lantmäteriet

Magnus Kempe, Director Retail & Finance, Head of Blockchain Projects, Kairos Future

Workshop on the fundamental blockchain principles – What is blockchain, what can it realistically do and what are the limitations?

 

09:30

CASE STUDY: E-residency and blockchain

Kaspar Korjus, e-Residency Managing Director, Enterprise Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Workshop on the fundamental blockchain principles – What is blockchain, what can it realistically do and what are the limitations?

 

Juho Lindman, Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Applied IT, University of Gothenburg

 

Peter Altmann, PhD Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology

 

10.00

Next generation trade financing with 10x factor cost advantage

 

Petri Karjalainen, Head of Strategic Partnerships, OpusCapita

Richard Tynan, Co-founder, TradeIX

 

 

TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE: Privacy, Security, Confidentiality

From innovation to industrialization of blockchain/DLT implementations

John Velissarios, Principal Director, Global Blockchain Technology Lead, Accenture

 

 

10:30

Networking Break sponsored by Microsoft

 

Stream A – MARKETS

Stream B – BANKING

Stream C – INDUSTRIES

Moderator: Erik Wahlin, Chefredaktör och ansvarig utgivare, Affärsvärlden

Moderator: Lotta Dinkelspiel,Redaktionschef, Affärsvärlden

Moderator: Jonas Elofsson, Reporter, Affärsvärlden

 

11:00

MARKETS KEYNOTE: The (R)evolution of Money

How will cryptocurrencies impact central banks, commercial banks and the capital market industry

 John Velissarios, Principal Director, Global Blockchain Technology Lead, Accenture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BANKING KEYNOTE: Banking in Blockchain – Where will 2018 Take Us?

Looking forward into 2018, banks can expect to see an uptick in the amount of collaboration in the Blockchain space with as many as one in three large banks launching commercial applications. Strong interest has been seen in use cases including: cross-border payments, trade finance, loan syndication, and digital identity management. CGI will discuss the major industry developments anticipated in 2018 as well as proactive steps banks can take to ensure they are engaged in new developments.

Nancy Amert, Director Trade Innovation Lab, CGI

 

 

INDUSTRIES KEYNOTE: Blockchain use cases and regulatory compliance for industrial applications in supply chain & critical infrastructure

Erik Forsgren, Director Portfolio Management, Ericsson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:30

CASE STUDY: Validating green investment through blockchain

 

Cecilia Repinski, Executive Director, Stockholm Green Digital Finance

 

 

 

 

CASE STUDY: New solutions with blockchain technologies

 

Paula da Silva, Head of Transaction Services, SEB

 

 

 

 

CASE STUDY: SmartLog, an international EU Interreg Central Baltic funded three year project which aims to revolutionize the supply chain industry data traffic by introducing blockchain technology into the mix

12:00

PANEL: The “green cryptocurrency”

 

Erika Wranegård, Portfolio Manager, Öhman

Åke Iverfeldt, CEO, Mistra

Cecilia Repinski, Executive Director, Stockholm Green Digital Finance

 

 

 

 

 

CASE STUDY: Nordea’s blockchain journey and the road ahead with DLT

 

Ville Sointu, Head of DLT & Blockchain, Nordea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CASE STUDY: SmartLog, an international EU Interreg Central Baltic funded three year project which aims to revolutionize the supply chain industry data traffic by introducing blockchain technology into the mix

Mika Lammi, Head of IoT Business Development, Kouvola Innovation

12.30

Lunch Sponsored by Microsoft

 

Stream D – FINTECH

Stream E – BANKING & INSURANCE

Stream F – ENERGY

Moderator: Matthew Argent, CEO, Stockholm Fintech Hub

Moderator: Vahid Zohali, Vice President Consulting Services Stockholm & Financial Services, CGI

 

 

 

Moderator: Professor Michael Mainelli, FCCA FCSI FBCS, Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

 

 

 

13:30

FINTECH KEYNOTE: Stockholm Fintech Hub and blockchain start-up initiatives

Matthew Argent, CEO, Stockholm Fintech Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CASE STUDY 13 major financial players (banks, insurers and market infrastructure players) working together on common innovation challenges and building bridges to the global start-up and scale-up community – the creation of a blockchain-powered platform to simplify customer on-boarding for individuals and legal entities

Dave Remue, Head of Blockchain, B-Hive

ENERGY KEYNOTE: Will Blockchain destroy the retail businesses of Europe’s energy firms ??? …. (YES, unless they act NOW!)

John Corr, Managing Director, Close Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14:00

FINTECH KEYNOTE: ICOs and the future of fundraising

Ivan Liljeqvist, Ivan on Tech

 

 

 

Panel: Blockchain Start-ups/FinTechs Engagement with Large Corporations – Key insights into the best ways to work together

Nancy Amert, Director Trade Innovation Lab, CGI

Ville Sointu, Head of DLT & Blockchain, Nordea

Ashley Kemball-Cook, Head of Business Development, Qadre

Dave Remue, Head of Blockchain, B-Hive

 

 

 

 

 

 

CASE STUDY: How can blockchain change the energy market from trading, EV charging to a new paradigm of distributed energy

Catarina Naucler, R&D Manager, Fortum

14:30

CASE STUDY: The stock exchange for start-ups. On the blockchain.

Mads Emil Dalsgaard, CMO, Funderbeam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CASE STUDY: #bank4all, how to tech for refugees

Balázs Némethi, CEO, Taqanu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel: Blockchain and the impact on the energy market

John Corr, Managing Director, Close Quarter

Catarina Naucler, R&D Manager, Fortum

Johan Toll, Associate Vice President and Product Manager Blockchain, Nasdaq

 

15:00

Networking Break sponsored by Microsoft

 

BUSINESS TRACK

TECHNOLOGY TRACK

Moderator: Professor Michael Mainelli, FCCA FCSI FBCS, Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

Moderator: Juho Lindman, Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Applied IT, University of Gothenburg

15:30

CASE STUDY: Building Distributed Ledger Technology in DTCC – Replatforming of Trade Information Warehouse service and automating record keeping, lifecycle and payment management for more than 11 trillion USD of cleared and bilateral credit derivatives, through blockchain technology

Tony Freeman, Executive Director, Government Relations / Industry Relations, DTCC

 

TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE: Blockchain & Privacy

Ville Toro, Blockchain Architect, OpusCapita

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:00

BUSINESS KEYNOTE: The intersection of databases and blockchain

Henrik Hjelte, CEO, ChromaWay

 

 

TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE: Microsoft invests in blockchain technology in order to support customers in the digital transformation. The session will cover topics on the status of blockchain in the Microsoft portfolio, how customers can leverage the platforms.

Johan Svärd, Digital Advisor, Microsoft Services

 

 

16:30

BUSINESS KEYNOTE Meet the DAO – why future corporations will not need managers

Ivan Liljeqvist, Ivan on Tech

 

 

TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE: What makes blockchain secure

Jörgen Modin, Head of Product, ChromaWay

 

 

17:00

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of the conference

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of the conference