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DAY 1 - 19 MARCH 2019

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PARTNER EVENTS

SPEAKERS

Peter Busch
Product Owner Distributed Ledger Technologies Mobility
Robert Bosch Group

Florian Pautot
Lead Blockchain Developer
Air France – KLM

Binu Surendranath
Global Process Owner, Finance Payout
Microsoft

Cassidy Boales
Director of Finance Operations
McKesson

DAY 1 - 19 MARCH 2019

Panel Discussion: Understanding Blockchain for Your Industry

Getting Started with Blockchain: Designing and Implementing a Proof-Of-Concept

Panel Discussion: Blockchain for Payment Clearance, Payment Contract and Procure-To-Pay

08:00 - 08:45 EST /
13:00 - 13:45 GMT

09:00 - 09:45 EST / 14:00 - 14:45 GMT

11:00 - 11:45 EST / 16:00 - 16:45 GMT

AGENDA

DAY 2 - 20 MARCH 2019

Blockchain for KYC and Identity Management

United in Blockchain: How AIR FRANCE - KLM is exploring Blockchain to find new business models, and the impact of Blockchain on the travel Industry

Leveraging Blockchain to Create a Competitive Edge in the Corporate World

08:00 - 08:45 EST /
13:00 - 13:45 GMT

09:00 - 09:45 EST / 14:00 - 14:45 GMT

11:00 - 11:45 EST / 16:00 - 16:45 GMT

SAVE MY SEAT

Speakers: 
Binu Surendranath, Global Process Owner, Finance Payout, Microsoft
Cassidy Boales, Director of Finance Operations, McKesson

Speaker: 
Florian Pautot, Lead Blockchain Developer, Air France – KLM

06:00 - 06:45 EST /
11:00 - 11:45 GMT

Opportunities And Challenges In The Convergence Of IoT And Blockchain Technologies

Speaker: 
Peter Busch, Product Owner Distributed Ledger Technologies Mobility, Robert Bosch Group

07:00am – 07:45am EST // 11:00am – 11:45am GMT


Opportunities And Challenges In The Convergence Of Iot And Blockchain
Peter Busch, Product Owner, Distributed Ledger Technology, Bosch 




09:00am – 09:45am EDT // 13:00pm – 13:45pm GMT


Leveraging Blockchain To Create A Competitive Edge In The Corporate World
Anirvan Sen, Managing Director, Fifth Chrome

Despite the hype, Blockchain is still an immature technology with a market that is still nascent.  A clear recipe for success has not yet been determined so it can be hard to see exactly how you’ll get that return on investment.  In this session, using recent use-cases, we examine which Blockchain opportunities are worth pursuing.  In the short term it is obvious that it can reduce operating cost, but beyond that what transformative business models can it support?  Is it feasible at scale or do common standards need to be adopted first?  Here we will bust some common Blockchain myths and examine the six distinct categories of Blockchain use cases.



10:00am – 10:45am EDT // 14:00pm – 14:45pm GMT


Getting Started With Blockchain: Designing And Implementing A Proof-Of-Concept With JLL
Francesco Federico, EMEA Digital Director, JLL

There are a million questions to be answered once you decide to pilot Blockchain. Which stakeholders need to be involved?  What should your success criteria be? Are your processes ready for the Blockchain? What should the structure of the Blockchain be? In this session Francesco Federico, JLL talks us through JLL’s recent Blockchain trial and how they applied this innovative solution to real-estate investment.

  • JLL’s blockchain trial: Choosing the right project, building the business case and getting your partners involved 
  • What costs should you expect? 
  • Timelines and benefits 
  • Preparing cross-functionally for the Blockchain: Who needs to be involved? 



12:00pm – 12:45pm EDT // 16:00pm – 16:45pm GMT


Blockchain For Payment Clearance, Payment Contract And Procure-To-Pay
Binu Surendranath, Global Process Owner, Finance Payout, Microsoft
Cassidy Boales, Director of Finance Operations, McKesson

The payments process is notoriously filled with manual paper work, long delays as the documents pass between parties and is prone to error, thus its one of the areas where Blockchain can have the biggest impact!  Using Blockchain in your payments can help speed up the P2P process, resulting in better liquidity, more secure payments and even the ability to negotiate early payment discounts.

  • Understanding how Blockchain can change your payments process
  • Considering cross-boarder payments
  • Getting your 3rd parties onboard
  • How does the Blockchain interact with your existing software?

09:00am – 09:45am EDT // 13:00pm – 13:45pm GMT


Using Blockchain To Track Goods In The Supply-Chain
Andrea Redelli, Principal Project and Portfolio Management, Hugo Boss



10:00am – 10:45am EDT // 14:00pm – 14:45pm GMT


United in Blockchain: How AIR FRANCE - KLM is exploring Blockchain to find new business models, and the impact of Blockchain on the travel Industry
Florian Pautot, Lead Blockchain Developer, Air France – KLM

Air France - KLM was looking to use blockchain to improve cooperation, and productivity in its businesses within the group. This session discusses how they did just that, including:

  • Key benefits of blockchain for airlines
  • Understanding blockchain implementation requirements in airline industry
  • Building a trusted network and understanding decentralised record sharing amongst stakeholders
  • Understanding skillsets needed to manage the implementation and developing internal competencies


11:00am – 11:45am EDT // 15:00pm – 15:45pm GMT


Using Blockchain To Drive End-To-End Supply-Chain Compliance With Mercedes Benz
Sunu Engineer, Principal Architect, Icertis

As part of Daimler, Mercedes-Benz Cars is committed to a set of global sustainability and ethical sourcing standards. Each of their thousands of suppliers must contractually agree to maintain standards with respect to human rights, labor conditions, business ethics, environmental protection and safety. But, in a multi-tier supply chain, how can Mercedes-Benz confirm that these contractual terms have flowed through the entire supplier network all the way back to the sourcing of raw materials? Mercedes-Benz has been able to connect their suppliers to a permissioned, standards-based Blockchain that allows each member of the chain to share contract terms that confirm compliance with sustainability standards and provide unrivalled visibility across the entire supplier network. In this session, Sunu Engineer, Principal Architect at Icertis, explains how Mercedes utilized the Icertis Blockchain Framework to achieved this and how the technology can be transformative across other industries and processes in the enterprise.

DAY 2 - 20 MARCH 2019

On 19-20 March 2019, IQPC Digital's inaugural Blockchain for Business Online Summit focused on;

• Getting started with Blockchain

• Practical applications of Blockchain in enterprises today

• Navigating the crypto-landscape and understanding the legal and regulatory requirements

• Creating a blueprint to take advantage of this revolutionary technology

And much more.

Throughout both days, expert speakers examined case-studies from a host of different industries, focusing on Blockchain's relevance to your business, implementation and proof of concept, security, identity and vendor selection. Attending this online event will keep you up to speed with the topic everyone is talking about.

ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN FOR BUSINESS

Anirvan Sen
Managing Director
Fifth Chrome

Francesco Federico
EMEA Digital Director 

JLL

Andrea Redelli
Principal Project and Portfolio Management
Hugo Boss

SPONSOR

Sunu Engineer
Principal Architect
iCertis

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