TRACK 3 : Expert-led panels

Moderator: Bradley Rotter, Rivetz
Panelists: Steven Sprague, Rivetz; David Vorick, Sia

Thursday, November 09, 2017
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Cloud-based data storage networks have become commonplace in recent years. As their popularity has grown, so have concerns about costs, security, privacy, and data control. But what if you could pay a network of people to store your data for you? Join this panel to hear experts share their thoughts on the current state of blockchain-driven peer-to-peer cloud storage networks and their future potential for decentralized computing and more. At this panel, you will ... More »

Moderator: Lynne Dunbrack, IDC
Panelists: Dr. Ron Ribitzky, R&D Ribitzky; John Bass, Hashed Health; Ranjeet Nabha, NS1GHTER

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This fast-paced and interactive panel discussion brings together IDC’s top analyst for healthcare and 3 of the experts leading the industry’s blockchain revolution. Join the panelists to hear their experiences, warnings, and predictions for how blockchain can potentially transform a closely governed industry. Among the topics to be covered in this open discussion are ... More »

Dr. Ron Ribitzky, R&D Ribitzky

Thursday, November 09, 2017
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Bring your blockchain questions, opinions, and notes. This special interactive session will allow you to assess your key learnings from the conference and to get feedback on your blockchain hypotheses from your peers and industry experts. Applying collaborative ideation and innovation management techniques he acquired while serving as a Senior Healthcare Strategist at Intel, Dr. Ron Ribitzky will ... More »

Moderator: Bill Fearnley, IDC
Panelists: Moiz Kohari, State Street Bank; Extra von NotHaus, Northeastern University; Jeremy Goodwin, SyncFab

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Blockchain technologies in the financial sector are revolutionizing business and transactional processes, including financing, payments, investments, financial information and advice, and asset management. In this interactive session, key FinTech experts share their views on blockchain and how new distributed ledger technologies can disrupt the execution of financial services transactions and the potential implications blockchain could have on financial stability and regulation. Topics covered will include ... More »

Moderator: Victoria Brown, IDC
Panelists: Shari Diaz, IBM; Samantha Radocchia, Chronicled

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Blockchain has the potential to transform supply chains and disrupt the way we manufacture, deliver, track, and purchase goods. Join IDC and panelists from leading industry experts for a lively discussion about how blockchain is re-shaping supply chain processes and transactions. Listen to the experts as they share their thoughts on how blockchain can be used to ensure provenance of goods, promote trusted transactions, and improve the efficiency of manufacturing and trade. Topics covered will include ... More »