Beyond Blocks Summit Bangkok

2018/11/26
Beyond Blocks Day 1
10:10
~ 10:30
Fireside Chat with Justin Chow: State of Blockchain - Mapping the Institutionalization Curve
1. Gabriel Yang, COO, Beyond Blocks, @GabeWithTheHat / @beyondblocks_ [Moderator] 2. Justin Chow, Head of Business Development, Cumberland, @Justinchow08 / @cumberlandsays
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10:30
~ 11:15
Panel: Death of An ICO - Prove Us Wrong
Cryptocurrency and blockchain are common terms for most people attending Beyond Blocks but if we move outside of the eco-chamber we can still see that every NY Times and FT article mentioning it has to also explain what is blockchain. The ICO craze of 2017
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11:15
~ 12:00
Panel: Tokens, Coins and Above: The Rise of the Security and Stable Coins
As there’s still much uncertainty around the future of regulation, most Initial Coin Offerings are liable for legal trouble at some point. Add to the volatile nature of such investments, there has been growing interest in alternatives. Security Token Offer
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12:00
~ 12:30
Fireside Chat with IOHK
Not just one, but both founders of Input Output Hong Kong are our guests for this fireside chat. IOHK is the company behind Cardano and the Ada cryptocurrency that launched a year ago. And what a year, marked by the rise and crash of cryptocurrencies. Havi
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12:30
~ 13:30
Lunch
Lunchbreak, mingling
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13:30
~ 14:00
Fireside Chat with Gigi Levy: Creating Blockchain Superiority
Gigi is everything but a stranger to the tech scene, being a key part of the web- and mobile revolution. Nowadays, he’s an enabler and advocate of decentralization with the ethos that it’s crucial to understand why decentralization matters as well as when
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14:00
~ 14:45
Panel: Cryptoreality VS. Cryptofuture - The Path To Mass Adoption
There is no industry that has not been affected by blockchain, at least in theory. Projects redesigning mechanisms and redistributing added value and wealth from gaming to finance, from e-commerce to energy. However, the crypto world is at its early stage,
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14:45
~ 15:30
Panel: The Curious Case of Crypto China - Why Doing Business (Still) Works
The most populated country in the world. The second largest economy. The belt and road iniative. China is an absolute colossus in every aspect of the present and the future; but China is also a very unique ecosystem with its own mechanics that do not neces
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15:30
~ 16:00
Afternoon Tea Break
Mingling
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16:00
~ 16:45
Panel: The Next Step in Crypto Finance - Advanced Instruments
Cryptocurrency trading, ICOs, STOs are just some of the crypto household terms and instruments. However, as much as the industry offers new solutions on almost a daily basis with new projects, the truth is that crypto is still far behind the traditional fi
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16:45
~ 17:30
Panel: Cryptocurrency Exchanges - A (Not-So) Long Term Vision
Exchanges have seen substantial growth in 2017 and early 2018 with trading volume records literally being set every month. Then came the plague of scandals, hacks, fraud and wash-trading that even led to the temporary suspension of some of these exchanges.
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17:30
~ 17:45
Cosing Remarks
Day one closing remarks
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2018/11/27
Beyond Blocks Day 2
10:10
~ 10:30
Keynote: Scalability: Plasma
Plasma is a blockchain design which is used to increase Ethereum transaction throughout, while maintaining network decentralization and security of end users digital assets. In this talk, we will discuss how Plasma provides these features, and pratical ap
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10:30
~ 11:15
Panel: Regulatory Crypto Conundrums: Things Are Getting Better, Or Are They?
While this technology has the potential to revolutionize the world, the ecosystem is still very much in its infancy. To allow innovation to thrive, it’s important to set the right environment. The lack of regulation and — on the flip-side — over-regulation
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11:15
~ 12:00
Panel: VCs, Accelerators & Incubators: How Well Do They Fit In The Blockchain World
Venture capital and Accelerators are two of the most important ingredients for a booming ecosystem. Silicon Valley is what it is because everyone flocks there knowing that they can get a check and a powerful supporting network unparalleled to any other pla
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12:00
~ 12:45
Panel: Decentralized and Borderless - TLDR's Approach For A Global Team
From fighting cybercrime, to building GPU in-memory databases, to ‘big finance’; TLDR’s special team brings a wealth of experience to the crypto ecosystem. With the combination of their strategy team, investment team and security team, this global advisory
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12:45
~ 13:45
Lunch
Mingling
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13:45
~ 14:15
Fireside Chat: Silicon Valley VS Asia - Path To Redemption In Crypto
Notoriously the Silicon Valley giants have missed to grasp, with the tenacity they do with other new tech, the nascent crypto boom which went by somewhat unnoticed. Now Sequoia and a16z are racing to launch their rather large crypto funds. On the other han
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14:15
~ 15:00
Panel: Scalability - The Quintessential Blockchain Hurdle
Many talk about mass adoption, but what is the point with the existing incapability to scale? These issues are real for pretty much all of the well-known first-generation blockchains, and there still doesn’t seem to be a way to solve the current problems y
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15:00
~ 15:30
Tea Break
Mingling
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15:30
~ 16:15
Panel: Structuring Your Advisory Team - Affluence, Influence, Trust
In the world of business, everyone needs advice and there is no lack of people willing to give advice. In the world of Blockchain, the quality of the so-called “Advisory Board” is often directly correlated to the speculation of future success of the compan
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16:15
~ 17:00
Panel: Going Mainstream: Blockchain Binds Startups and Corporates
You will find hundreds of articles online about the “Top blockchain startups that can help improve the way large corporations do business”, but not many are talking about the contrary. With the current landscape that essentially allows blockchain startups
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17:00
~ 17:15
Closing Remarks
End of event
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