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Online | March 11 & 12 | 16:00h CET

Your go-to online conference for the latest blockchain insights
Showcasing the global blockchain community and the broad range of applications that are changing how we conduct business and participate in societal processes, Global Blockchain Summit is a 2-day online event that initiates and guides the participants through the ecosystem of this world-changing technology.

With a different focus for each day, Global Blockchain Summits gathers ecosystem influencers and tech visionaries to map the latest developments on the way to wide-scale adoption and displays testimonials of companies who have developed their blockchain ventures into enterprise-ready solutions.

Agenda

Day 1 - March 11 - From exotic to mainstream

Blockchain adoption in different industries and global outlook of what's to come, the first day is like an initiation ritual for the newcomers and a status meeting for the old-timers in the blockchain space.

16:00h CET

Welcome to the Global Blockchain Summit

Joana Pinto

16:05h CET

A decade of blockchain - history in the making for a brighter future

Michael Gebert

16:35h CET

Blockchain for Decentralized Finance

Giovanni Lesna-Maranetto

17:00h CET

Introduction to Corda

Iryna Tsimashenka

17:35h CET

A Vision to Blockchain-based Accounting

Hamman Schoonwinkel

Day 2 - March 12 - From idea to impact

It’s time to get things rolling! Focusing on actionable outcomes, the second day of the summit will explore the disruptive influence that blockchain has on business models.

16:00h CET

Welcome to the Global Blockchain Summit

Joana Pinto

16:05h CET

Smart Everything and Data Privacy: a contradiction in terms? The dawn of a decentralized data economy

Elena Pasquali

16:15h CET

M-ZONE – Efficient Smart Parking For Metropolitan Areas

Rebecca Johnson

16:35h CET

From consumers to institutions: securing Critical Digital Assets

Emi Lorincz

16:50h CET

Blockchain for Fundraising: Social, Gamified and Transparent giving

JonJon Clark

Top Blockchain
expert speakers

Michael Gebert

Founding member of the European Blockchain Association (EBA), that combines, synchronizes, and leverages blockchain-related activities of the European blockchain ecosystem. Entrepreneur and doer. Founding board member of the CrowdSourcing Association and the German CrowdFounding Network. Also serves as an adviser for the EU Commission in the CrowdFunding Stakeholder Group.

European Blockchain Association

Giovanni Lesna-Maranetto

Founder of MENTAL BLOCK, that assists with optimized solutions at an organization’s highest level. Giovanni is a blockchain strategist, entrepreneur and ICO specialist. Giovanni is an alumnus of Zigurat’s Global Master’s in Blockchain Technologies program and an MBA candidate.

MENTAL BLOCK

Lafayette Tabor

DAO Member & Volunteer Project Lead at DEUS Finance, a DeFi protocol that enables users to use its oracles to input any data and tokenize it, allowing any user to trade it on the blockchain. CEO & Founder of Infinite Holding LTD. Independent cryptocurrency researcher.

Deus Finance

Iryna Tsimashenka

Developer Evangelist at R3. Her primary focus is bringing awareness to Corda. She guides companies in understanding how Corda advances business lifecycle to soar its competitive advantage on the market. She teaches Corda for developers and businesses. Engineering experience in the financial sector. Ph.D. in Performance Optimisation from Imperial College London.

R3 - Corda

Hamman Schoonwinkel

Chartered Accountant (SA) and lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch. He is a current student of the Global Master’s in Blockchain Technology at the Zigurat Innovation and Technology Business School.

Zigurat Global Institute of Technology

Elena Pasquali

Elena is CEO of EcoSteer, an IoT & Blockchain software start-up. EcoSteer Patented Data Ownership Platform lays the foundations for a new Decentralised Data Economy. Prior to co-founding EcoSteer, Elena covered a variety of international management positions in several companies, including GE, SAP and Capgemini. A summa cum laude PhD in Molecular Biology, Elena’s personal interests range from biotech to contemporary art.

EcoSteer

Rebecca Johnson

Blockchain architect working at the intersection of technology and transcultural communication. At Datarella she is focused on requirements engineering, project management, and governance. Founding member of the European Blockchain Association and serves as secretary of the Staking Working Group. Product owner for Track & Trust, Datarella’s Supply Chain solution as well the M-Zone, Parking Liquidity Protocol. Worked at Apple Germany and at Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH. 

Datarella

JonJon Clark

 Co-founder of Wildcards. JonJon is Majors in Mathematics & Computer Science, with Honors in Computer Science. He has a Masters in Data Science specializing in Fintech and has passed CFA level I & II exams.

WildCards

Emi Lorincz

Director Sales and Business Development at Ledger. Following various roles and functions in corporate finance, Emi’s professional background has ranged from aircraft financing to commodity trading. In recent years, she has focused on the ever-evolving world of start-ups around digital assets and blockchain technology. She enjoys combining the worlds of traditional markets and the field of cryptocurrencies through her experience to help companies benefit from both.

Ledger

10+

Blockchain
Experts

3+

Government
Frameworks

+6 h

of Blockchain
Topics

Blockchain is world-ready.

The world better be ready for blockchain.

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