From Research To Innovation – The Blockchain Era

The Press Club Brussels, 6 June 2017


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Keynote: Professor Bart Preneel, KU Leuven

Bart Preneel.pdf

Assessing the viability of blockchain applications

Claire Vishik, Trust & Security Technology & Policy Director, Intel Corporation (Moderator)

Eva Kaili, Minister European Parliament

Blockchain – Technology for Trust in Digital Age, Daichi Iwata, Head of FinTech Business, Development Office, NEC Corporation Daichi Iwata.pdf

Making Blockchain Real for Business, Hervé de Halleux, Associate Partner EU Institutions, GBS, IBM Hervé de Halleux.pdf

Digitisation for Trade Finance – The Potential of Distributed Ledger Technology / Blockchain, Joshua Kroeker, Senior Product Manager, HSBC Global Trade and Receivables Finance Joshua Kroeker.pdf

Priorities for research

Ghassan Karame, Manager and Chief Researcher, Security Group, NEC Research Laboratories (Moderator)

Increasing Adoption of Blockchain: Research Challenges and Priorities, Professor Michael Huth, Computer Science, Imperial College London Michael Huth 2017.pdf

Blockchain and Research, Professor Jean-Jacques Quisquater, UC Louvain & MIT  Jean-Jacques Quisquater.pdf

Priorities for research, Benoît Abeloos, Policy Officer – Startups and Innovation, DG CONNECT, European Commission Benoît Abeloos I.pdf

Supporting Public Policy Priorities

Riccardo Masucci, Global Director of Privacy Policy, Intel Corporation (Moderator)

Luukas Ilves, Counsellor for Digital Affairs, Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU

Supporting Public Policy Priorities, Benoît Abeloos, Policy Officer – Startups and Innovation, DG CONNECT, European Commission Benoît Abeloos II.pdf

Siân Jones, Co-founder, EDCAB

Zoltán Précsényi, Director Government Affairs, Symantec Corporation

New Ideas, New Scenarios

Alexandros Koronakis, Editor in Chief, New Europe (Moderator)

Lenard Koschwitz, Director European Affairs, Allied for Startups

Marc Vael, Valuendo & President, ISACA Belgium

Blockchain Beyond Finance, Claire Vishik, Trust & Security Technology & Policy Director, Intel Corporation Claire Vishik 2017.pdf