APAC Blockchain Conference 2019  

APAC Blockchain Conference 2019 is the third edition of 3-days blockchain event in Australia supported by the Australian Digital Commerce Association. The event will focus on real world examples, practical use cases and “how to” leverage this technology to create value.

Key Speakers

1)   Ivan Bolonikhin, CEO at S BLOCK

2)   Henrik Andersson, Chief Investment Officer at Apollo Capital

3)   Dr Darcy Allen, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at RMIT University’s Blockchain Innovation Hub

4)   Robert Allen, Member Board of Director at Australian Digital Commerce Association

5)   Dr. Marwan Alzarouni, Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Blockchain Center

6)   Rupert Colchester, Head of Blockchain & Practice Leader at IBM

And much more!

Keynote Highlights

Day 1 (22 July)

How to run your own blockchain pilot


1)   Lachlan Feeney, Co-Founder at Labrys

2)   Vaibhav Namburi, Director at Five2One

Identifying the need, value proposition and hazards of applying blockchain in industry specific verticals

Speaker: Nathan Burns, Co-Founder at Blockchain Collective and FreeMarketToken.io

Day 2 (23 July)

Blockchain policy, standards and collaboration – what is the role of governments in the age of blockchain?

Time: 10 am

Moderator: Nick Giurietto, CEO at Australian Digital Commerce Association


1)   Mastura Ishak, Program Director at Malaysian Industry-Government Group for high technology

2)   Tom Wilkinson, Head of MI & Analytics and Cambridge Policy Fellow at United Kingdom Department for International Development

3)   Toshikazy Masuyamase, Former senior official at Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

What does big business and industry think about blockchain?

Time: 2:50 pm

Moderator: Cindy Nicholson, CEO at Braintree


1)   Carolyn Trickett, Head of Business Technology at JLL

2)   Blathnaid Byrne, Group Treasurer at AGL Energy

3)   Nigel Dobson, Business Services Business Domain Lead at ANZ

4)   Rupert Colchester, Blockchain Leader at IBM Australia and New Zealand

Day 3 (24 July)

Applying blockchain for e-government

Time: 9 am

Speaker: Toshikazu Masuyama, Former Senior Official at Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Developing, implementing and testing a blockchain based E-voting platform

Time: 9:30 am

Speaker: Siriboon Chaisawat, Research Assistant at Thailand’s National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)

Registration Link: https://www.apacblockchain.com.au/registration


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