Unchained: Blockchain Made Simple @ SAFRA Yishun

10/21/2018 10:00
Unchained 2018

Blockchain Made Easy @ SAFRA Yishun

Join us at Unchained for a series of talks that will be headed by a revolving group of 15 – 20 industry experts who will share their real-life experiences and journey in the blockchain industry.

Venue: SAFRA Yishun, Jasmine Ballroom
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2018
Time: 10am - 5pm
Fees: Free Entry (SAFRA Tech Club Members)
$5 (SAFRA Members)
$8 (Guest)

Click here to register!

Registration is open till Sun, 21 Oct 2018.

Walk-ins are welcome on the day of event.


Programme Schedule

10:00 - 12:00 Network Session (Open to All)
12:00 Opening Address by Mr. Donald Yeo
Chairman, SAFRA Tech Club
12:15 Keynote Address by Mr. Roy Kek
Managing Director, DIFY
  Session #1 Understanding Blockchain
12:30 The Blockchain Landscape
Presented by Singapore Fintech Association
12:45 Blockchain: Talk of the Town
Presented by Institute of Blockchain Singapore
  Rountable #1
13:00 The Past, Present & Future of Blockchain
Presented by Bibox, CryptoUni, Karen New, Stellar, ACCESS
  Session #2 The Practicalities of Blockchain
13:30 Blockchain Application in Various Industries
Presented by Med-H
13:45 Using Blockchain for Social Inclusion
Presented by Opet Foundation
14:00 Teabreak
  Session #3 Decentralisation vs Centralisation
14:30 From One to All
Presented by NEM Foundation
14:45 Blockchain Based Application
Presented by Infinitus Technologies
  Roundtable #2
15:00 The Mass Adoption of Blockchain
Presented by Squire Patton Boggs, Institute of Blockchain Singapore, Venture Capital Network, Cryptology, BlockAsia
  Session #4 The Blockchain Economy
15:30 How Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Redefine World Economy
Presented by Tokenize Exchange
15:45 21st Century Money
Presented by Huobi Global
16:00 Certificate Presentation
16:15 Online Giveaway Presentation/Lucky Draw
16:30 Closing Address by DIFY
16:40 Networking

*Refreshments will be provided.


Talks and Forums

#1 – Understanding Blockchain

Blockchain has been in the limelight for quite some time now, so just what is Blockchain? Essentially, it is a digital ledger of transactions that can record anything of value and here’s the revolutionary part: it can never fail, which means hacking will not be applicable in the institution of blockchain. Learn how this works, and why blockchain has been the talk of the town in recent times.

#2 – Practicality of Blockchains

There has been a lot of hype about Blockchain, with some promising usage often side-glanced; Banking, Supply Chain, Healthcare, Voting, Property Records, Education etc. We will be looking at how blockchain can help all these industries and more to be more efficient as a whole, and how adoption of blockchain will bring convenience to our daily lives.

#3 – Decentralised vs Centralised

What exactly are their differences? Decentralisation is the design of a network that does not require a central figure, but instead utilises peer-to-peer interaction to drive the network. We will explore how blockchain fit into the scheme of decentralised networking, and the pros and cons of each network system.

#4 – The Blockchain Economy

The blockchain economy is a potential future environment in which cryptocurrency replaces monetary systems, potentially on a global basis. This has profound implication on the future of banking and value exchange as peer-to-peer transactions on a blockchain does not require the help of an intermediary (e.g. a banking institution), which lowers the cost of transaction.


Roundtable Topics

#1 – Past, Present and Future of Blockchain

Blockchain technology started with the advent of digital currency, Bitcoin, but the use of Blockchain has since transcended to other industries. Other industries have since explored the possibilities of using Blockchain and there are many projects now that uses Blockchain in the services, applications and products they offer. What are the other ways Blockchain may be implemented and what can we do now to prepare ourselves for the future of Blockchain?

#2 – Mass Adoption of Blockchain

Blockchain is not meant to solve a single industry's problem; it has many use cases that can be used in a wide variety of industries ranging from finance, supply chain management to healthcare, data storage and more. Even though many are still discovering what Blockchain is about, it may not be long before all of us will be familiar with Blockchain. Find out how Blockchain impacts our day-to-day as different businesses quickly adopts the technology.


Partners and Sponsors

Blockfolks Infinitus
Institute of Blockchain Singapore Med-H One Plus Media
onexpo Opet Squire Patton Boggs
The Activation Group Venture-Network-Capital

For more information, please email Hazairin at jhazairin@safra.sg or call us at 6852 8200

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