II edition of the BlockchainTech Congress

Common part – AI & Big Data Congress
and BlockchainTech Congress

SHAPING THE FUTURE

9:00 – 9:30 Official opening of the congresses

  • Norbert Biedrzycki, Chairman of the BlockchainTech Congress Advisory Board, McKinsey Digital Vice President, McKinsey & Company
  • Tomasz Motyl, Chairman of the AI & Big Data Congress Advisory Board

9:30 – 9:45 Presentation of the Guest of Honor

Vision of the future

9:45 – 10:00 Keynote Speech

  • Neil Walker, Head of RBS Poland

10:00 – 10:35 Debate

Digital revolution

  • Digitization in the perspective of 5, 10, 50 years
  • The road to getting an advantage in a new, digital world

Panelists:

  • Michał Kozicki, CEO, HBO Polska
  • Urszula Leciejewska, Head of Google Cloud Channel CEE & Russia, Google Cloud
  • Jan Filip Staniłko, Director, Innovation Department, Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology
  • Neil Walker, Head of RBS Poland

Moderator:

  • Julia K. Szopa, President of the Board, Startup Poland

10:35 – 10:50 Speech

Effective monetization and commercialization of data – banking, insurance, telecommunication, …

  • Mariusz Cholewa, Ph.D., President of the Board, BIK

10:50 – 11:30 Debate

Focus on AI & Blockchain. The future will be decentralized?

  • How will AI influence blockchain and how will blockchain influence AI?
  • Decentralized structure of AI – new business possibilities?
  • Building artificial intelligence based on blockchain technology
  • Ecosystem, in which technologies are growing

Panelists:

  • Mariusz Cholewa, Ph.D., President of the Board, BIK
  • Manuel Machado, Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum, Global Head of Blockchain Solutions at Worldline
  • Karolina Marzantowicz, CEE Chief Technology Officer, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Poland
  • Paweł Rzeszuciński, Ph.D., Data Scientist, Codewise, European AI Alliance Member
  • Moderator:

    • Daniel Haczyk, Editor in Chief, Cyfrowa Ekonomia

11:30 – 12:15 Break

BlockchainTech Congress Day I

12:15 – 13:30

WHERE IS BLOCKCHAIN AIMING?

12:15 – 12:35 Simulation of blockchain technology

12:35 – 13:15 Debate

Where are we and where are we aiming?

  • Level of awareness of potential users of the technology
  • The challenge connected with the start of blockchain development
  • Are Polish companies ready to implement blockchain?
  • Vision of development for the next 3-5 years
  • New, unknown implementations – where can blockchain exist?

Panelists:

  • Tomasz Buczak, Head of Asseco Innovation Hub, Asseco Poland S.A.
  • Piotr Kujawa, Board Member, Bacca
  • Michał Turalski, Managin Director for Marketing & Strategy, Horum Bank Project
  • Jacek Szczepański, COO, Atende SA
  • Michał Turalski, Managin Director for Marketing & Strategy, Horum Bank Project

Moderator:

  • prof. Krzysztof Piech, CEO, Polish Accelerator of Blockchain Technology

13:15 – 13:30 Case study

National public-permissioned blockchain platform as a model to expand Blockchain infrastructure Europe-wide

  • Manuel Machado, Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum, Global Head of Blockchain Solutions at Worldline

13:30 – 14:20

ADVANTAGES OF BLOCKCHAIN. HOW TO RUN THE IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS?

13:30 – 13:45 Workshop

Step by step: How to implement blockchain?

13:45 – 14:20 Debate

How to run the implementation proces of blockchain?

  • Sectors in which blockchain is implemented
  • What value does blockchain implementation have for the final recipient?
  • What is the value of the implementation for the company?
  • What does the implementation process look like?

Panelists:

  • Emmanuel Djengue, Innovation Director, RGAX
  • Szymon Wałach, Director of the Strategy and Digital Transformation Department, PKO Bank Polski
  • Marcin Zduniak, Head of blockchain, Espeo Blockchain

Moderator:

  • Filip Pawczyński, President of the Management Board, Polish Bitcoin Association

14:20 – 15:30

THREATS AND SECURITY

14:20 – 14:40 Introduction

Potential threats for data security

  • Norbert Biedrzycki, Chairman of the Advisory Board, McKinsey Digital Vice President McKinsey & Company

14:40 – 14:55 Speech

Blockchain – shady underworld or bright future? Security, scalability and cost issues

  • Magdalena Gołębiewska, Head of Easter Europe, Luno

14:55 – 15:30 Debate

  • Security – technology loopholes
  • The Cambridge Analytica affair – an alternative scenario of the data being stored using blockchain
  • Extortion and fraud on the crypto-currency market – how to be protected from them?
  • Solutions in the area of insurance from cryptographic token theft

Panelists:

  • Rafał Gołębiowski, Senior Security Officer, Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas SA
  • Tomasz Kozar, Cloud Technology Strategist, Microsoft
  • Jakub Mościcki, CEO, Crypto Security Fund

Moderator:

  • Robert Wojciechowski, Chairman, Chamber of Blockchain and New Technologies

15:30 Lunch

BlockchainTech Congress Day II

9:30 – 10:20

THE ECONOMY’S APPROACH TO BLOCKCHAIN – AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

9:30 – 9:50 Speech

China – new Silk Road

  • Jacek Boczek, Vicepresident, Polish-Chinese Business Council
  • Mariusz Sperczyński, Founder, bitSecurities.io

9:50 – 10:05 Speech

Switzerland perspective

  • Katarzyna Lasota-Heller Ph.D, Lawyer in Poland and Switzerland, Managing Partner at LEXcellence, Supporting Partner Crypto Valley Association, Member of the Management Board at Polish Professionals in Switzerland on Swiss Fintech Ladies

10:05 – 10:20 Speech

The EU’s perspective – conclusions from EU Blockchain work

  • Iwona Karasek-Wojciechowicz Ph.D., Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Karasek&Wejman

10:20 – 11:00

REGULATIONS – CURRENT STATE AND PROGNOSIS

10:25 – 11:00 Debate

  • Approach to regulation – an international perspective
  • The effect of the lack of regulation on the potential over-use
  • Legal challenges from the perspective of solutions based on blockchain

Panelists:

  • Magdalena Gołębiewska, Country Manager for Eastern Europe, Luno
  • Peter Temperley, Chief Product Officer, Blocksure
  • Wojciech Pantkowski, Director, Payment Systems and Electronic Banking Department, Polish Banks Association*

Moderator:

  • Katarzyna Lasota-Heller Ph.D, Lawyer in Poland and Switzerland, Managing Partner at LEXcellence, Supporting Partner Crypto Valley Association, Member of the Management Board at Polish Professionals in Switzerland on Swiss Fintech Ladies

11:00 – 11:45 Break

11:45 – 13:45

IMPLEMENTATIONS OF BLOCKCHAIN

11:45 – 12:00 Case

Approaches towards implementing decentralized exchanges and trading platforms. Enterprise-grade use case

  • Marcin Zduniak, Head of Blockchain, Espeo Blockchain

STORING AND MANAGING DATA

12:00 – 12:20 Case

Blocksure allows the Insurance industry to think differently about customers and products

  • Peter Temperley, Chief Product Officer, Blocksure Limited

12:20 – 12:35 Case

Blockchain implementation in PKO Bank Polski – Durable medium and not only…

  • Grzegorz Pawlicki, Director of Innovation and Customer Experience Office, PKO Bank Polski

12:35 – 12:55 Case

Digitization of documents based on blockchain implementation in the Torun Joint Services Center

  • Michał Legumina, Head of R&D, Atende SA
  • Paweł Modrzyński, Director TCUW

12:55 – 13:10 Case

Blockchain for electronic health records

  • Dave Ebbitt, Head of health informatics, Medicalchain

13:10 – 13:30 Case

A platform for quick access and management of the process of renting serviced and coworking offices

  • Robert Chmielewski, Co-Founder, ShareSpace
  • Marcin Dyszyński, Co-Founder, ShareSpace

13:30 – 13:45 Case

How to make a spin-off of a corporate project in blockchain technology? Support for innovators from Warsaw universities

  • Kaja Nadolna, PW student, ICObusters
  • Aleksander Zaremba, Student SGH, ICObusters

13:45 – 15:00

TOKENIZATION OF ASSETS – NEW OPPORTUNITIES ON CAPITAL MARKETS

13:45 – 14:05 Case

  • Izabela Olszewska, Member of the Management Board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange

14:05 – 14:45 Debate

The use of blockchain technology on capital markets

Panelists:

  • Izabela Olszewska, Member of the Management Board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange
  • Piotr Smoleń, CEO & Managing Partner, Data Ventures VC
  • Mariusz Sperczyński, Founder, bitSecurities.io
  • Rafał Zaorski, CEO, Krypto Jam SA

Moderator:

  • Beata Socha, Managing Editor, Warsaw Bussines Journal

14:45 – 15:00

Crypto Exchange- the future of finance? The imagination, regulation and realization

  • Max Wang, CPO and Co-Founder, LCX

15:00 Lunch

* The Organizer reserves the right to make changes to the agenda.

update date 19.09.2018