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ANTHONY DAY
Blockchain Partner
IBM
Anthony is a Partner in IBM’s UK & Ireland Blockchain team. He leads Blockchain transformations and creation of new business networks for IBM clients across a range of industry sectors. Anthony is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of helping clients achieve growth, define impactful digital strategies and launch new businesses powered by exponential technologies (Blockchain, AI, Robotics, Open Platforms, Cloud). He also hosts the Blockchain Won’t Save the World podcast.
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26 - 27 MARCH 2021

THE LARGEST STUDENT-LED BLOCKCHAIN CONFERENCE IN THE UK.

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About Us
Champions of Blockchain: Global Disruption, proudly presented by KCL Blockchain and LUUCABS seeks to highlight the ways in which Blockchain technology has already disrupted industries and shine a light on the sectors where its use cases continue to proliferate. Over two days, attendees will hear the utmost experts in their respective fields share insights with ample opportunity to network.
Vision
To display and highlight the vast industries in which Blockchain technology has already disrupted the way in which they function through reshaping and forming new ecosystems. Blockchain is not just a technology of the future that promises change, it has already delivered material change and we seek to illustrate this message as the key focal point of this conference.
Mission
  1. To promote awareness and bring representation of Blockchain in higher education by coordinating a student led effort to broadcast the message of Blockchain disruption.
  2. To show a diverse range of use cases with Blockchain technology and how it touches upon a wide range of industries we interact with in our daily lives from fintech to the arts.

SCHEDULE

Timezone: UTC +0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
26 March, 2021
13.00-13:15
Welcoming
13:15-13:45
Blockchain Continuum: Global Perspectives
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LUCIA GALLARDO
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13:45-14:20
Blockchain & The Future of Aviation
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ALI HUSAIN
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14.20-14:55
Entrepreneurship, Enterprise and Venture Development in the Digital Age
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DAVID VATCHEV
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14:55-15:30
Investing in Cryptocurrencies through the Lens of a Digital Asset Manager
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ANATOLY CRACHILOV
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15:30-16:05
Demystifying Cryptocurrencies by Marcus Hughes
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MARCUS HUGHES
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16:05-16:50
Transforming Global Supply Chains with Blockchain (Panel Session)
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YASER HAMMADI
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PATRICK DEGENHARDT
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BRANIMIR RAKIĆ
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MATTHEW VAN NIEKERK
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AKSHAR CHANDRA
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GENEVIEVE LEVIELLE
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16:50-17:35
Return of Society with IBM’s Digital Health Pass & Other Innovations
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ANTHONY DAY
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17:35-18:10
Networking
18:10-18:15
Closing Remarks
27 March, 2021
13:00-13:45
Rewelcome + Networking
13:45-14:20
Transforming Capital Markets with Stable Coins and Central Bank Digital Currencies
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DR. VIC ARULCHANDRAN
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14:20-14:55
Shaping Data Driven Economies with Blockchain
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NADIA HEWETT
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14:55-15:30
Metakovan and Global Disruption
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METAKOVAN
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15:30-16:05
Elections, Security, and Technology
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NIMIT SAWHNEY
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16:05-16:45
The NFT Boom and Artory's Footprint in The Global Arts Industry
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NANNE DEKKING
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AMY WHITAKER
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16:45-18:00
Policy, Governance and Regulation: Can Global Systems keep up with Blockchain’s Evolution? (Panel Session)
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DR. NINA-LUISA SIEDLER
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MASSIMO BUONOMO
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HELEN DISNEY
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AGATA FERREIRA
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NENA DOKUZOV
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18:00-18:45
Closing remarks

NETWORKING

You will have an opportunity to network with industry experts from a wide range of sectors in the Blockchain landscape and attend Q&As to have your questions addressed. A fundamental aspect of any conference is the chance to meet people and diversify your network which we aim to deliver in high quality through a virtual setting. On top of this you will also have the chance to network with fellow students and professionals in an engaging manner, further strengthening your network.
The networking component of the conference will be organized as follows:
  1. Open Networking: Roundtable sessions between speakers, professionals, and students
  2. Networking Roulette: 1 to 1 speed networking amongst all attendees

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Questions? Email us at contact@cofb.co.uk.