AI & Blockchain Summit
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Day 1
Tuesday, November 19
08:45
08:45
Registration and coffee
09:30
09:30
Opening ceremony
9:50
9:50
Keynote speech #1 from Xavier Mayo Torres
Head of International City Promotion, Barcelona City Council
10:00
10:00
Keynote speech #2 from Daniel Marco
General Director, Directorate General for Innovation and Digital Economy, Government of Catalonia
10:20
10:20
TRACK # 1
BLOCKCHAIN IMPLEMENTATION – TIME TO ACT!
Scalability, Data Privacy, Interoperability, Insufficient internal blockchain knowledge, security issues, and Unclear regulatory environment -is it too hard to deal with? First steps in 10 000 miles road to mass adoption where the winner will take it all.
10:20
10:20
Vigen Arushanyan, President Nooor Blockchain Armenia
10:30
10:30
Rama Krishna Rao, Co Founder/CEO at Bloqcube Inc
10:40
10:40
Joerg Molt, Co-Founder of Satoshi School
10:50
10:50
Alex Schkor, CEO of DEIP
11:00
11:00
Ivan Golovanov, Product Owner at Roobee
11:10
11:10
Panel Discussion
Complexities and challenges of blockchain implementation – Mission: Impossible...?
Digital transformation: traditional businesses migrating to the blockchain infrastructure, top representatives of the biggest industries sharing their concepts of financial and technical applications. Bringing innovative solutions to enterprises.
11:30
11:30
TRACK # 2
SMART PAYMENTS

Omnichannel payments, digital wallets, peer-to-peer transactions, stable coins and cities currencies, open API and platformification – how to create new payment ecosystem for cities and citizens!?
11:30
11:30
Maksim Yarovitsky, Founder & CEO of Flatchain
11:40
11:40
Dr. Stefan Junestrand, a member of the "EU Blockchain Observatory" and a main contributor to the "Blockchain 4 Cities" report by U4SSC (United Nations / ITU)
11:50
11:50
Guido Schmitz-Krummacher, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Expert Bancor / Lisk / WEG Bank
12:00
12:00
Panel Discussion
Avengers: Age of smart payments!
Old-fashioned banks and young innovative blood: War or Peace?
Mass adoption & smart payments for everyone.
12:20
12:20
Coffee break + Networking
13:40
13:40
Panel Discussion
Decentralized identity, blockchain and big data - El laberinto del fauno
14:00
14:00
Coffee break + Networking
15:45
15:45
TRACK # 3
Smart Marketplaces & The City

Marketplaces 2.0 as great tools to create new level-playing field for cities, communities and citizens.
To increase fairness, to decrease inequality and to cut the price of transaction costs. Viva, Ronald Coase!)
15:45
15:45
Sergey Fradkov, CTO of MDW.io
16:00
16:00
Luis Gelado, CEO of GEODB
16:15
16:15
Angelo Fasola, CEO & Founder of TrustMeUp
16:30
16:30
Panel Discussion
Smarketplaces in da house: for labor, healthcare, business, and finance
16:50
16:50
Startup Mentoring Session
Introduction of Mentors and Startups (20 min).
Mentoring Sessions (70 min).
18:20
18:20
Networking Appero & Dinner
Day 2
Wednesday, November 20
09:30
09:30
TRACK # 1
THE CITIES & REGIONS: INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY AND NEW BALANCE
AI & Blockchain & IoT and other innovations as stepping stones of development of the Cities & Regions. Learn the latest insights concerning innovations for regional development & sustainability from the decision-makers of the most advanced governments.
09:30
09:30
Yann Bocchi, professor of HES-SO Valais-Wallis, Western Switzerland
09:40
09:40
Miquel Gouarré Baró, NIU Incubator & Accelerator Executive Manager
9:50
9:50
Nikolay Ryabtsev, Advisor, Macroeconomic Policy Department, Eurasian Economic Commission
10:00
10:00
Andrey Betanov - Director Investment Development Agency
10:10
10:10
Panel Discussion
Digital transformation of Smart City
New standards of urban services, cities ecosystems and communities. AI, blockchain and other tools to succeed. Redefinability of collaboration between public and private sectors. Digitalization's benefits for cities and citizens.
10:30
10:30
TRACK # 2
ECO CITIES: FUTURE STARTS FROM PRESENT

Innovations for the adaptation of sustainable and energy-efficient building practices, the promotion of "green space" and clean air quality, the implementation of eco-friendly and widely available public transportation.
10:40
10:40
Mrs. Ang Ye, Team Leader, Energy-Efficient Buildings Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency
11:00
11:00
Mika Hakosalo, Site Manager, GrowSmarter City of Stockholm, Environmental and Health Department
11:20
11:20
KEYNOTE SPEECH
Alex Schkor, CEO of DEIP
11:35
11:35
InnMind Investment Workshop
Investors & StartUps & The Cities: new tools for creating perfect innovation ecosystems
Anton Antich, Venture Investor, CEO at Superstring Solutions
Nelli Orlova, Co-founder of InnMind
Katerina Voronova, Co-founder at InnMind
Igor Jiang, partner at InnMind
12:00
12:00
Coffee break + Networking
13:10
13:10
TRACK # 3
IOT – INTERNET OF EVERYTHING IN THE CITY

Infrastructure management and maintenance for The City: grid-energy-utilities, water supply, traffic congestion and public safety
13:10
13:10
Jan Schoenig, Director Digital Cities and Infrastructure Siemens AG
13:30
13:30
Wilfried Pimenta de Miranda, Business Development Director at the IOTΛ Foundation
13:50
13:50
Panel Discussion
IoT & The City – I will always love you
14:10
14:10
IBM KEYNOTE
Smart & Digital transformation of logistics
The Supply chain and The Blockchain
New digital platforms, advanced analytics, and next generation solutions.
Throw a sprat to catch the mackerel: remove supply chain inefficiencies, improve demand-supply matching, and increase visibility and connectivity across players.
14:10
14:10
Pietro Lanza, General Manager Intesa, Blockchain Leader IBM Italia
14:30
14:30
Coffee break + Networking
16:00
16:00
Introduction of Jury members. KeyNotes from Jury Members and Summit Industry Leaders
17:00
17:00
Startup Pitches
19:00
19:00
AFTER PARTY EVENT
Day 3
Thursday, November 21
9:40
9:40
Keynote # 1
David Lewis, FATF Secretary General & G20 Finance Deputy
"The challenges and opportunities of technology, including digital ID, in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing"
10:00
10:00
Keynote # 2
Bruno Škvorc, Technical Educator, Web3 Foundation
"Web3: A new web for a new world"
10:20
10:20
TRACK # 1
Digital Currency exchanges: responsibilities and advantages
STO, IEO, stable coins and crypto- platformification and other trends for nearest decades. KYC, AML and FATF as a best friend…or foe? Security as a core demand for digital assets and digital exchanges
10:20
10:20
Alexandre Lemarchand, VP Sales for Ledger
10:35
10:35
Ivan Gowan, CEO at Currency.com
10:50
10:50
Сarlos Banfi, Head of Huobi LATAM
11:05
11:05
Richard Ramos, Developer/Marketing Specialist at Cricketrade
11:20
11:20
Daisuke Suzuki, Head of Business Development, EMEA at OKEx
11:35
11:35
Panel Discussion
Digital exchanges, its ecosystems and its security – The Hunger Games
12:05
12:05
Coffee break + Networking
13:30
13:30
Alain Bützberger, IoT & Smart City Expert Innovation, COO at Swisstraffic Inc.
AI and the citizen-centric agenda. AI applications for education, health care, safety, traffic, retail, e-commerce, and social challenges. AI applications for Smart Governance: how to improve decision-making in public policy and private life.
14:00
14:00
Startup Pitches
15:00
15:00
Announcement of the results. Winners Ceremony
15:15
15:15
NETWORKING TIME
17:30
17:30
Outcomes + Cocktails