As blockchain permeates all facets of transaction economy, the ecosystem expand and the impact of the new digital society is immense. This track will dive into the mixed Insights for blockchain technology, application and regulations from finance, industry, science and beyond. Join this track to meet the global blockchain professionals at the forefront of distributed ledger technology and the researchers of pre-market technologies.
Experience the future of a blockchain-based society
Blockchain has the potential to change our financial world, our economy and our legal system. It has the potential to change our society in a disruptive way if we use its potential properly. The use cases seem almost endless.
You will learn and discuss with experts, strategists, innovative start-ups and business leaders how to stay ahead of the competition. Benefit from cross-industry use cases, insights and collaboration.
Track Chair and Host
Professor & Head of Blockchain Lab @ Lucerne University of Applied Sciences & Arts , Director Crypto Valley Conference, Lucerne and Zug, Switzerland
“Societies are built on trust. Digital societies, with a high level of automation and digitalization, are no exception. Blockchain technology manages to provide us with just that, digitalized trust. As such, it has great potential to change our economy, society and everyday life.”
Alexander Denzler is Professor and Head of Blockchain Lab at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts as well as Director & Founder of the Crypto Valley Conference on Blockchain Technology (IEEE). He has a broad knowledge and network in the blockchain environment.
CEO, EveryWare, Zurich, Switzerland
“Blockchain technology is young, but has a huge potential. Practical applications are thin on the ground and many questions remain unanswered – legal, technical and commercial.”
With over 3000 business customers, EveryWare is the leading Swiss cloud and IT service provider with its own data center and network infrastructure in Zurich. On our highly scalable, georedundant platforms, we operate private cloud, hosting and managed IT services for the highest demands on performance, availability and security.
We combine over 20 years of expertise in design, construction and operation of the largest platforms with state-of-the-art cloud technologies. This makes us a reliable innovation partner for business.
Insights and use cases with focus on central banks and crypto currency, Cryptoeconomics and crypto as assets.
Insights and use cases regarding security, identity management, scalability & consensus, crypto assets, IoT & shared data.
Insights and use cases concerning governmental and regulatory challenges as well as compliance challenges.
A deep dive into the professional crypto asset investment ecosystem
Digital asset markt trends
Vice Chairman, Head of Policy and Communications, Libra Association, Washington D.C., USA
Executive Director, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technology, London, UK
Partner & Leader, PwC Legal, Zurich, Switzerland
VP Technology Strategy, Luxoft, Zug, Switzerland
Co-Founder & Chief Relevance Officer, The Relevance House, Zug, Switzerland
CEO & Co-founder, Validity Labs, Zurich, Switzerland
CEO, BlockFactory, Zurich, Switzerland
Partner, MME, Zurich, Switzerland
CCO, Sygnum, Zurich, Switzerland
Research Manager, IBM Research, Zurich, Switzerland
CTO, Cryptofinance, Fribourg, Switzerland
CTO, Algo Trader, Zurich, Switzerland
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Kurt Ris, CEO, EveryWare, Zurich, Switzerland
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Elli Androulaki, Research Manager, IBM Research, Zurich, Switzerland
2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
Lewin Böhnke, CTO, CryptoFinance, Fribourg, Swtizerland
Bernadette Leuzinger, COO & CFO, Crypto Fund AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Patrick Heusser, Senior Crypto Currency Trader, Crypto Broker AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Magdalena Boskic, Head of Compliance, Crypto Broker AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Andy Flury, Founder & CEO, Algotrader, Zurich, Switzerland