Program

Doors upen at 9h. Lunch 12h00. End of speaker slots: 17h00.
To see more information about the speaker slots, take a look at our speakers!

Timeline

08:30
Welcome
Breakfast & coffee
09:20
Opening of the conference
Peter Buelens, President Brewery of Ideas
09:30
The blockchain basics: what is it and why is it special?
Gerrie Smits, Tech consultant and author of ‘Blockchain is WTF’
10:00
What type of projects are suitable for Blockchain and under what conditions you should consider applying this technology?
Kristof Van de Reck, NEM Foundation
10:30
Coffee-break
11:00
What about standards and interoperability issues? How does Europe look at Blockchain?
Benoit Abeloos, Policy Officer Blockchain at DG Connect, European Commission
11:30
Case 1 – How 9 European banks are co-creating ’wetrade’, a DLT-based platform to support companies in growing their domestic and international business in a trusted and digital way.
Chantal Van Haute, Business Development Manager Trade Finance & Innovation, KBC Bank
12:00
Lunch
13:00
Case 2 – Why we should use Blockchain-shipping?
Nico Wauters, CEO T-Mining
13:30
Case 3 – How do Dutch Home Care stakeholders integrate Blockchain to automate billing and handle patient information?
Ron Oudshoorn, CEO, Ledger Leopard
14:00
Case 4 – How did the roadmap look like to apply Blockchain to secure a brokerage platform for IOT sensor-data?
Els Meyvaert, Marketing and communication, SettleMint
14:30
Coffee-break
15:00
Case 5 – How to secure your supply chain by Blockchain?
Mike Taylor, Head of Marketing & Design Modum AG, Zurich
15:30
What is the potential of Blockchain? Why should we embrace this new paradigm?
Wannes Verchueren, KPMG
16:00
Debate: What will the Blockchain landscape look like in 5 to 10 years? How can we unlock the value across different sectors?
Dave Remue, Blockchain Lead, B-Hive – Thomas Marckx, Co-Founder, The Ledger – Marco Houwen, Project Leader, Infrachain – Daniël Duseuil, Programmamanager & Blockchain Architect, Vlaamse Overheid
16:45
Closing drink