Unveiling key insights from day two of the London Blockchain Conference
Like the initiation London conference continues into day two, attendees heard from industry experts about reducing risk and improving trust with Blockchain.
LONDON, 1 June 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The London Blockchain Conference continued to captivate attendees with another day filled with informative and thought-provoking speakers. The discussions revolved around important topics such as regulatory frameworks for digital currencies, enabling the growth of blockchain and Blockchain Venture Capital.
The theme for day 2 was “Reduce risk and improve trust with Blockchain“, with the ultimate goal of providing a roadmap for those looking to understand how their respective businesses can benefit from blockchain technology. Attendees were treated to a host of expert speakers from around the world who explored various issues affecting business and consumers, including regulatory frameworks for digital currency i Europethe intersection of the trust economy and blockchain, leveraging blockchain for business continuity, reduced reputational risk through cyber security solutions and much more.
Yves MerschFormer executive board of the European Central Bank and former central bank governor in Luxembourg, provided expert knowledge on regulatory frameworks in the EU and facilitation of blockchain and digital currency growth. Dr Agatha SlaterBlockchain Strategy Consultant at IBM, delved into the trust economy and blockchain. Bryan DaughertyGlobal Public Policy Director at Bitcoin Association, shed light on blockchain cybersecurity solutions.
Among the other recognized speakers were Giovanni FranzeseGlobal Head of Enterprise Blockchain Execution at Ericsson; Farid Haquea Blockchain VC from Systema Nova; Justin Paulythe president of VX Technologies; Angus Brown, CEO of Minit Money; and Greg Warddevelopment manager at Smart Ledger.
Day 2 featured several notable moments, including a panel discussion titled “It’s Time for Regulation to Enable the Growth of Blockchain and Digital Currency”. The panelists included an actor and a writer Ben McKenzie, Yves Mersch and Bryan Daughertywith Marcin Zarakowskimember of the executive committee, Bitcoin The association acts as moderator. The discussion delved into topics such as the regulatory framework for digital currency, the role of government and what the digital euro and digital pound mean for government, regulation and blockchain adoption.
Ben McKenzie so“The classification of Bitcoin as a commodity raises significant concerns as it creates a gray area that can be exploited for potential fraud. This problem requires immediate attention to prevent its recurrence, which is explored in my book ‘Easy Money’. Although the solution may be challenging due to entrenched political solutions, it is crucial to establish a supervisory body. We must closely monitor the development of blockchain and eagerly anticipate its future progress. It is important to recognize that blockchain is an underlying technology that goes ahead cryptocurrency.”
Another panel discussion titled ‘Digital Asset Recovery – Freezing and seizing lost and stolen digital assets’ included panelists such as Dr. Agatha Slater, Steve SmithProject Manager, TrueWorld, Justin Pauly and Kirsty Barany-Gibson, Scale Facilitation – Access New York (Program Chair) and moderated by Becky Liggero, Reporter, Producer and Host, CoinGeek. The discussion covered topics such as establishing two-way trust based on reputation and digital identity to enable Peer2Peer (P2P) transactions and understanding customer expectations and how to leverage your business.
In continuation, another panel discussion entitled “Digital Asset Recovery – Freezing and seizing lost and stolen Digital Assets”, with panelists who Marcin Zarakowski, Roman Biedahead of fraud investigations at Coinfirm, Daniel Paynepresident of Blockade United, Lavinia Osbourne, Founder, Women in Blockchain Talks and Brian Sanya Mondoh, Barrister and Attorney at Law & PhD researcher, BlockchainLex. The discussion, moderated by Connor MurrayCEO and co-founder, of Britevue, centered around aspects such as pro-regulation and pro-government stance on Bitcoinapplication of the law to Bitcoin and how Bitcoin may support law enforcement efforts.
The event also included a Block Dojo showcase session, hosted by Alex Ball, co-founder and program director of Block Dojo. The session highlighted the achievements of four companies that have emerged from the Dojo incubator program over the past 18 months. During this presentation, the founders, namely Charles SymonsCEO and co-founder of Buzzmint, Hannah NicholsonCEO and Founder of MoveGenius, Tim MalikCEO and Founder of CombatIQ, and Arsim ShillovaCEO and Founder of Libraro, shared their experiences of being part of the incubator and provided insight into their journey beyond the intensive 12-week program.
Dr Craig Wright, Chief Science Officer at nChain delivered another insightful session on the topic ‘Unlocking Privacy and Compliance: Adopting a Time-Managed Redactable Signature System’. He shed light on solving the challenge of balancing transparency and privacy in governments and companies and how the blockchain infrastructure provides benefits such as immutability, decentralization and transparency.
Attendees also witnessed an exclusive opportunity to participate in an engaging Ask Me Anything (AMA) session with Dr Wright. This AMA session was a rare opportunity to interact directly with one of the foremost experts in the blockchain industry.
The Great Britain continues to be a leading force in the blockchain world, solidifying its position as a top blockchain incubator and corporate powerhouse. With its vibrant ecosystem, innovative spirit and supportive regulatory framework, the UK has become a beacon of opportunity for blockchain start-ups and established businesses alike. Its commitment to fostering innovation, combined with its robust ecosystem, positions the UK at the forefront of the global blockchain revolution.
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