China-UK Blockchain Application Forum

UKDE Limited and Magna Carta International Innovation Centre are organising The 2nd China-UK Blockchain Application Forum on Wednesday 24 July, 14:00 – 18:00.

They aim to explore how blockchain technology can impact on business structure, development in perspective of economic policy, new opportunities of blockchain technology investment, future development trends amongst others. This forum is an opportunity to explore these discussion points with experts and make new, beneficial contacts with industry peers. 

Confirmed speakers – for the agenda please see the attachment:

• Eric Van der Kleij , CEO of, (formerly & Chairman of KeyBox

• Robert Learney PhD MBBS, Lead Technologist (Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology), Digital Catapult

• Shahad Choudhury, Innovation Lead – Disruptive Tech Speicalist, OpenBrix

• Syrus Lohrasb, Founder of China-Britain AI Summit & CEO of China-Britain Business Fusion

• Jan Softa, CEO of Somerco

• James Dodd, Founder of GTT, Co-founder of Anthem Corporate Finance



14:00 Registration & Photos

14:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks Professor Yu Xiong, President, Magna Carta International Innovation Centre

14:45 Blockchain Technology and Application in China and UK

14:45 The Application of Blockchain Technology in the UK and China Business Structure

15:05 The Business Investment in the application of Cross-chains Technology from the UK and China Perspective

15:25 Blockchain Technology Development in the UK and China from the Perspective of Economy and Policy

15:45 Cracking down new opportunities of Blockchain Technology Investment

16:00 Break & Tea

16:15 The Future Development Trend of Blockchain in the UK and China

16:30 The Future Investment Direction of Blockchain in the UK and China

16:45 Networking Reception & Media Interviews 

18:00 Event ends

Each attendee will be given a 10-12ish minutes timeslot to speak followed by discussion and networking.  The format of the event is boardroom style.  It’s a free opportunity, but the organisers are looking for organisations able to share knowledge and contribute to the discussions.


Please note that if you wish to attend you need to register your interest with UKDE. Only limited spots available: one attendee per company due to space limitation. Contact Yvonne Chen to find out more and register your interest:



  • Hugo Rousseau

    Hugo Rousseau

    Programme Manager | Financial Services and Payments
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