About Geneva Blockchain Congress - Palexpo

BACK TO 2019

The speakers for the 2019 Geneva Blockchain Congress were:

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Pierre Maudet

State Councillor for Geneva

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Carlos Moreira

CEO of Wisekey and former cybersecurity specialist for the United Nations

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Patrick Odier

Partner, Banque Lombard Odier and a former chairman of the Swiss Bankers’ Association

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Toufi Saliba

CEO of Toda.Network and expert in algorithms, machine learning and cryptography

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Don Tapscott

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute and author of 16 books on technology and its impact on business and society

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Tey Al Rjula

Co-Founder and CEO – Tykn.tech

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Nathan Anderson

Co-Founder and CEO – Scantrust

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Nagib Aouini

Cybersecurity Director – ELCA

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Jori Armbruster

Founder – EthicHub

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Baptiste Audren

Chief of product – Komgo

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Vicken Bayramian

Founder & CEO – Cryptolex

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Sahra Benaouda

Mandatory – SBConsulting

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Pierre Besson

Executive Director – UBP

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Delphine Bracher

Writer of the white paper « Ethic of blockchain » – Ethix.ch

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Lamine Brahimi

Co-Founder & Managing Partner – Taurus Group

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Pierre-Yves Burgi

Deputy CIO – University of Geneva

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Alex Cahana

Venture Partner & Head of Medtech and Healthcare – Cryptooracle

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Stephane Cheikh

Artificial Intelligence Program Director – SITA | ATS – CH

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Naoufel Cheikhrouhou

Supply chain Professor – HES-Ge

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Olivier Depierre

Partner – DLT LAW

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Frédéric Dumonal

Director of the continuing education – CREA Ge

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Jörn Erbguth

Smart Contract and Data Protection Consultant

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Krzysztof Gagacki

Founder – IOVO.io

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Ricardo Garcia

Blockchain Consultant – Scantrust

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Vincent Graf Narbel

Advisor Digital Transformation and Data – CICR

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Jérôme Grilleres

Director – Vechain EU

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André Güdel

Head International HQs Cluster – KPMG Switzerland

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Daniel Haudenshild

CEO – Swisscom Blockchain

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Robert Hensler

Chairman – Palexpo SA

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Alain Jeannet

Directeur Business Development – Ringier Axel Springer Suisse SA

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Serge Kassibrakis

Head of Quantitative Asset Management – Swissquote

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Pierre Kauffmann

Industry Solution Architect – IBM

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Florence Lafayette Driessens

Project Manager – Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne

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Christophe Lamps

Senior Partner – Dynamics Group

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Paul Lee

Mind.ai – CEO

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Jonas Loetscher

Chief of product – Procivis

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Richard Maaghul

CEO – ODEM.io

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Rodolphe Meyer

Enterprise Architect – HUG

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Jean-Henry Morin

Associate Professor – Université de Genève

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Monique Morrow

Venture Partner – Sparklabs

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Dejan Nikolic

Deputy Directorate General for Economic Developement, Research and innovation – Geneva

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Fedor Poskriakov

Partner – Lenz & Staehelin

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Ben Robinson

Chief Strategy Officer – Temenos

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Alexi Roussel

Co-Founder – Bity

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Arnaud Salomon

CEO – Mt Pelerin

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Hans Schwab

CIO – WiseKey SA

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Michael Sedenkov

Enterprise Architect – Philip Morris International

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Jean-Marc Seigneur

Director of the blokchain CAS – Université de Genève

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Fabio Sofia

Managing Partner – WeCan.Fund

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Vincent Subilia

Vice President Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Deputy Director General – CCIG

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Vincent Thalmann

Partner, Head of Corporate Tax Western Switzerland – KPMG

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Philippe Thévoz

eGovernment Systems Vice-President – SICPA

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Patrick Trinkler

Founder & CEO – Arcatrust

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Patrick Ventuzelo

Security Researcher – Quoscient GmbH

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Antoine Verdon

Co-Founder – Proxeus

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Wang Wei

Founding Chairman – CMAA

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Andre Wolke

CEO – Validity Labs

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Robert Zaremba

CTO – Cerealia

Five fields for discussion

There were five fields of discussion for the 2019 Congress:

E-government
and Digital Identity

Fin-Tech for
the Economic Market

Fin-Tech for the
Banking Sector

Education

Commodity Trading
and Supply Chain
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Exhibitors
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Attendees in 2019

Attendees were drawn from a wide range of countries spanning three continents:

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  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • The Czech Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Italy
  • The Netherlands
  • The Republic of Korea
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • The USA.

VIDEOS

Welcome

Robert Hensler, President, Palexpo SA

Opening

Patrick Odier, partner, Banque Lombard Odier

State of the Blockchain Revolution

Don Tapscott, Executive chairman of Blockchain Research Institute

How could Geneva become an international blockchain hub ?

Don Tapscott, Executive chairman of Blockchain Research Institute | Carlos Moreira, CEO WISeKey | Hans Schwab, CIO WISeKey

Digital integrity & Blockchain

Philippe Thévoz, eGovernment Systems Vice-President, SICPA

Blockchain opportunities between China
and Switzerland

Jérôme Grilleres, Director Vechain EU | Wang Wei, CMAA | Vincent Subilia, Vice President Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Deputy Director General CCIG

Presentation of IOVO.io

Krzysztof Gagacki, Founder, IOVO.io

Presentation of Mind.ai

Paul Lee, CEO Mind.ai

Presentation of TODA

Toufi Saliba, CEO, Toda.Network

Roundtable : Ethic and perspectives of IOT and Blockchain

Toufi Saliba, CEO, Toda.Network | Paul Lee, Founder and CEO, MIND.ai | Krzysztof Gagacki, Founder, IOVO.io | Delphine Bracher, Ethicist, ethix.ch
Dejan Nikolic, Deputy Directorate General for the Economic Development, Research and Innovation, Canton of Geneva

Summary of the workshops : what are the issues and challenges to be developped for 2020 ?

Nagib Aouini, Cybersecurity Director, ELCA
Olivier Depierre, Co-Founder and partner, DLT Law | Christophe Lamps, Senior Partner, Dynamics Group | Jean-Henry Morin, Associate Professor, Université de Genève
Sahra Benaouda Brean, Independant Contractor, SBConsulting

Closing by Pierre Maudet

Pierre Maudet, Conseiller d’Etat, Chargé de l’économie

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