The London Blockchain Conference continued into day two, with industry experts discussing the theme of “Reducing Risk & Improving Trust with Blockchain.” The conference featured a lineup of informative speakers who explored various topics, including regulatory frameworks for digital currencies in Europe, the intersection of the trust economy and blockchain, leveraging blockchain for business continuity, and reducing reputational risk through cybersecurity solutions.
Speakers included Yves Mersch, Former Executive Board of the European Central Bank & Former Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg, who shared his expertise on regulatory frameworks in the EU and the facilitation of blockchain and digital currency growth. Dr. Agata Slater, Blockchain Strategy Consultant at IBM, discussed the trust economy and blockchain. Bryan Daugherty, the Global Public Policy Director at the Bitcoin Association, shed light on blockchain cybersecurity solutions.
Other notable speakers included Giovanni Franzese, Global Head of Enterprise Blockchain Execution at Ericsson; Farid Haque, a Blockchain VC from Systema Nova; Justin Pauly, President of VX Technologies; Angus Brown, CEO of Minit Money; and Greg Ward, Chief Development Officer of Smart Ledger.
A panel discussion titled ‘It’s time for Regulation to Enable the Growth of Blockchain and Digital Currency’ featured actor and author Ben McKenzie, alongside Yves Mersch and Bryan Daugherty. The panel delved into topics such as the regulatory frameworks of digital currency, the role of governments, and the implications of digital Euro and digital Pound for regulation and blockchain adoption.
Another panel discussion focused on digital asset recovery and included speakers like Dr. Agata Slater, Steve Smid from TrueWorld, Justin Pauly, and Kirsty Barany-Gibson, moderated by Becky Liggero. The discussion explored establishing trust based on reputation and digital identity for Peer2Peer transactions and understanding evolving customer expectations.
The event also featured a showcase session by Block Dojo, highlighting the achievements of four companies that have emerged from the Dojo incubator program. Chief Science Officer at nChain, Dr. Craig Wright, delivered an insightful session on adopting a time-managed redactable signature system for privacy and compliance. Attendees also had the opportunity to participate in an Ask Me Anything session with Dr. Wright.
The United Kingdom was praised as a leading force in the blockchain industry, with its vibrant ecosystem, innovative spirit, and supportive regulatory framework. The country continues to be a top blockchain incubator and company powerhouse, fostering innovation and positioning itself at the forefront of the global blockchain revolution.
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The London Blockchain Conference aims to educate, inform, and connect individuals in the blockchain industry, showcasing the potential of the BSV Blockchain and its ability to transform the world. The conference provides a platform for blockchain innovations, ecosystem announcements, product launches, and insightful discussions from industry leaders.