30 Oct Blockchain in the Real World, Geneva – FULLY BOOKED


Dear Alumni,
You are invited to an EPFL Alumni evening conference about the potential of Blockchain beyond cryptocurrencies at Campus Biotech in Geneva.

Blockchain in the Real World, Geneva
October 30, 2018
The EPFL Alumni invites INSEAD alumni to a Blockchain panel discussion featuring a great lineup of speakers with diverse expertise, including executives from the ICRC (non-profit), IBM Research, Metaco (Fintech), State of Geneva (eGovernment), EPFL and Temenos (Fintech). During the conference, EPFL Professor Bryan Ford will set the scene with an overview of Blockchain and forthcoming developments. A networking dinner will follow the panel discussion. Join alumni from EPFL and IMD to explore the benefits and hurdles of Blockchain and impact it will have on our world. Book early to make sure you get a seat!


18:00  Welcome address, Leïla Ojjeh, EPFL Alumni Director
18:10  Blockchain & Security Technologies
Bryan Ford, Associate Professor, Decentralized and Distributed Systems Lab, EPFL
18:25  How will Blockchain transform the State Administration
Gianfranco Moi, Deputy Director General of the Directorate of Economic Development, Research and Innovation, State of Geneva (EPFL alumnus EL’82)
18:35 Technology for Humanitarian Sector: An ICRC Perspective
Charlotte Lindsey Curtet, Director Digital Transformation and Data, International Committee of the Red Cross
18:45 Smart Contracts without Cryptocurrency: Supply Chains, Provenance and Identity Management
Marko Vukolić, Research Staff Member, IBM Research (EPFL alumnus PhD SC’08)
18:55 Enabling Safe Storage of Cryptoassets
Adrien Treccani, CEO & Founder, Metaco (EPFL alumnus BSc IN’08 & MSc IF’10)
19:05 Panel discussion moderated by Ben Robinson, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of MarketPlace, Temenos
19:45 Cocktail dinner and networking
21:45 End of the event

Key Facts

When: Tuesday, October 30 2018 18:00
Where: Campus Biotech, Chemin des Mines 9, 1202 Genève Switzerland
Tickets:  CHF 60 INSEAD alumni
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INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Mina Draganova, MAP’17J, Geneva Chapter President
Leila Ojjeh, MBA’01D, Event Organizer