Part of the Global Blockchain Summit Series


Over 20 Industry Leading Speakers

2019 Agenda

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Chair's Introduction

Ali Khawaja, Dubai Blockchain Centre

0930 - 0940

0940 - 1000

The Happiest City on Earth: A Blockchain Strategy

Shirad Salaheddine, Oracle

Healthcare Transformation and Blockchain

Dr Ramadan Alblooshi, Dubai Healthcare City Authority

1000 - 1020

1025 - 1110

Panel – Where Will Blockchain Deliver the Biggest Impact for Smart Dubai?

  • Which services will have the biggest impact?
  • What hurdles must be overcome before Blockchain becomes widespread in Dubai?
  • Collaboration across the city for maximum gain
  • Predictions for Blockchain in Dubai in the next 3 years

Moderator: Musfique Ahmed, EY
Jose Francisco Fernandez, du
Nameer Khan, Mena Fintech Association
Ibrahim Subeh, United Arab Emirates University

Networking Break

1110 - 1130

1130 - 1150

From Technology to Marketing: Change the Protocol’s Approach

Nicolas Jacquet, HDAC

Choosing the Right Jurisdiction to Help Your Business Thrive

Jason Scales, Managing Director, Hubb

1150 - 1210

1215 - 1300

Panel – Which Industries are Driving Blockchain Usage?

  • Identifying the industries with the strongest Blockchain use cases
  • Which industries show potential to benefit from Blockchain?
  • Detailing pilots, trial and deployments
  • How will advancements in blockchain impact new services and opportunities?

Moderator: Christopher Tebb, Mott Macdonald
Jason Scales, Hubb
Pankaj Asthaana, Mastercard
Vijay Valecha, Century Financial Consultancy, LLC
Paul Kayrouz, PwC


1300 - 1350

1350 - 1410

Crypto Mining Trends for 2020

Youssef El Manssouri, Sesterce

How is Blockchain Transforming the Retail Industry

Partha Banerjee, Safeer Group

1410 - 1430

1430 - 1450

Decentralized Finance: Fintech's Final Frontier

Anupam Gupta, ConsenSys

Conference Close


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