BLOCKWALKS will be focused on the future of the public sector using blockchain technology and real examples of how blockchain is shaping public sector, followed by the panel discussion.

FROM 9:00AM TO 6:00PM

Hlavná sála
08:00 - 09:00
Registration + Breakfast
09:00 - 09:10
Openning speech of His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic Mr. Peter Kažimír

Openning speech of His Excellency Vice-President of the European Commission Mr. Maroš Šefčovič
Vision - The future of the public sector using blockchain technology
09:10 - 09:30
A Hasty Marriage? The Future of Government and Blockchain Over The Next Two Decades
By Max Kaye | Co-founder and CTO | SecureVote and FLUX, Australia

Deep ways in which blockchains and governments will change each other over the next few decades, and what governments will need to plan for. We'll look at novel systems of governance, the decentralisation of sovereignty and identity, the challenges around new policy, societal, governmental, economic, and philosophical consequences of this relationship, and the ways these interactions could resolve.

09:30 - 09:50
How to Save 10% of all the Public Expenses, by Tokenizing Public Assets in the Blockchain
By Asher Idan, PhD | Lecturer and Consultant | Israeli universities (Tel Aviv University, Bar Ilan)

Reducing conflicts and disputes by smart contracts. Privacy AND transparency. A global village with global distributed database, with equal accessibility for all nations in the globe. DAA - Decentralized Autonomic Agencies. Blockchain based voting system, with facial recognition authentication. Saving 10% of all the public expenses. Tokenization of the public assets.

09:50 - 10:10
The Applied Austrian Economics into Immigration and Lifestyles
By Julio Alejandro | CEO | Jada Consulting

Blockchain isn't money, a technology, or an investment vehicle, but a creation of new markets of social organization, where people will be able not only to transact digitally but to produce and live in unimaginable fashions. Intentioned Communities, as the Free State Project, Seasteeding, Liberland, and, to a certain extent, Bitnation, are their corollary examples. Embodying Cody Wilson philosophy, they can be self-sustained by networks of electricity and material production outside the authorized of forms of coercion, violence, or national-government

10:10 - 10:25
Blockchain in Public Registries - where it makes sense
By prof. Ing. Ivan Kotuliak, PhD. | Professor | Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies

The talk will define required conditions of the blockchain deployment in public registries. The strong and weak points will be detailed. The whole approach will be illustrated on real life, ongoing application and visions. The visions will be used also for discussion entry.

10:25 - 11:00
Keynote Speech about SmartContracts and history of money
By Nick Szabo | Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and smart contracts pioneer
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
Real examples - How blockchain is shaping the public sector
11:30 - 11:50
Swedish Land Registry and its real example of blockchain usage
By Henrik Hjelte | CEO | ChromaWay, Sweden

The project is being developed since 2016, and after many months of hard work, in April 2018 we released the third phase, in which the partners tested a live solution of the application. The Swedish Land Registry is a solution to reduce long waiting times and procedures to buy and sell properties. The solution also provides a safe way to check all participants involved in the purchase and sale of a property, such as the seller, the buyer, the broker and the bank.

11:50 - 12:05
Crypto Exchange- the future of finance ? The imagination, regulation and realization
By Max Wang | Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder | LCX

What can Crypto Exchange do? Fiat/ Crypto? Future/ Options? ETN/ETF. Where is Crypto Exchange business going? Assets Backup Token? Future Banking? Discuss the imagination, regulation and realization in Asia and Europe.

12:05 - 12:25
Certifications on the blockchain at University of Nicosia
By Yiannis Menelaou | Co-Lecturer at University of Nicosia and Managing Director of Lykke Cyprus | Lykke Exchange
12:25 - 12:45
Uses and limitations of blockchain use in the public sector
By Jamie Berryhill | Blockchain lead for the public governance director | OECD, France
12:45 - 13:00
TV or Swimming Class? How Blockchain Can Solve The Social Benefit Dilemma
By Paul Rieger | Advocate of blockchain technology for real-world use cases
13:00 - 13:15
European Blockchain Partnership and the ongoing work between the European Commission and the Member States to develop a European Blockchain Services Infrastructure
By Bruno Alves | Policy Advisor, European Commission Directorate General Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)
13:15 - 14:15
Lunch break
Issues - The question of security, cyber security, taxation, regulation and others
14:15 - 14:30
Why should cyber risk be our biggest concern
By Dagfinn Buset | Partner and Head of BDO Security and emergency services

What are the risks in the cyber domain, and what are the potential consequences if these risks are not mitigated? What is Best Practice in cyber security, and what is the smartest way to manage cyber risk?

14:30 - 14:45
Blockchain for public services
By Tom Wilkinson | Head of MI and Analytics | Department For International Development, UK
14:45 - 15:00
The biggest challenges of regulation in Crypto
By David Stancel | Cryptocurrency Specialist, Trader and Researcher

Emergence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain along with other decentralised technologies created a parallel world where regulations do not always apply. Governments all over the world work on regulatory frameworks in order to create functional interface between the two worlds. There is a fine line between reasonable security measures and regulations killing the innovations. We'll look at the biggest regulatory challenges related to the cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology.

15:00 - 15:15
Advantages which Malta grants from a tax point of view
By Josef Mercieca | Tax Partner | BDO Malta

At a time when countries around the world are expressing ambivalence about cryptocurrencies, if not cracking down on them, Malta is writing rules that should give exchange owners and users certainty about the future. The rules are covering how brokerages, exchanges, asset managers and traders operate, making them among the broadest set of regulations for the industry.

15:15 - 15:30
Why did Hungary decide to create friendly environment and regulation of the blockchain technology and how it ended up in a nationwide blockchain strategy
By Örs Országh | Chief Innovation Officer at InterTicket, Deputy CEO | Blockchain Competence Center, Hungary
15:30 - 15:45
Reinventing Identity
By Maciek Laskus | Founder |
15:45 - 16:00
Cyber war and critical infrastructures: building on blockchain to kill security theatre before it kills us
By Liraz Siri | CEO | TabooKey, Israel
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee break
16:30 - 17:30
Pannel Discussion – Ask me anything
17:30 - 18:00
Moonwalk Award ceremony

Acknowledgement to our Partners and Sponsors

Strategic partners :


Gold sponsor:

Asseco Nadácia SPP Ditec

Bronze sponsor:

Slovnaft Telekom Sandberg Capital

Partners :

Blockchain slovakia STU British Embassy, Bratislava Markle Tree Capital IOTA

Media partners :

Trend TASR PC revue