Blockchain: White paper launch

techUK has finalised a white paper showcasing techUK’s members' blockchain use with case studies and detailing some of the challenges to overcome to fully embrace DLT’s potential. The paper also calls for action to be taken to increase the adoption rate of this technology.


The event will be the opportunity to learn firsthand insight from leading organisations creating and implementing blockchains and pinpointing the actions and steps to take blockchain to the next level.

Keynote speakers confirmed: Laura Bailey, Chairperson of Qadre; Tom Rodden, Chief Science Adviser at DCMS

A light lunch will be provided.

Join us and get involved in the future of DLT!

 

10:00 – Registration

10:30 – Intro: techUK

10:35 – Keynote: Laura Bailey – Qadre

10:50 – Tom Rodden, Chief Scientific Adviser, DCMS

11:05 – Blockchain in action

Series of short presentation of live projects

Matthew Golby-Kirk, IBM

Duncan Johnston-Watt, Blockchain technology partners

Aman Kohli, DXC Technology

Maria Vigliotti, Gradbase 

Alex El Nemer, Nexus

Damian Bell, Cygnetise 

11:35 - Q&A with the above speakers on the results, advice and challenges of running live DLT projects

11:45 – Embracing the potential – Panel – What needs to happen now?

Rodger Oates, TCS 

Gary Nuttall, Distlytics 

Helen Disney, BBFTA

Fernando Santiago, Big Innovation Centre 

12:00 – Q&A with audience

12:15 – Concluding remarks: techUK

 

  • Hugo Rousseau

    Hugo Rousseau

    Programme Manager | Financial Services and Payments
    T 020 7331 2054
  • Ruth Milligan

    Ruth Milligan

    Head of Programme | Digital ID and Open Data
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