Demo Day& 3rd Global Blockchain Summit 2017

Sept.14-16th,2017 W Shanghai, the Bund.

No.66 Lvshun Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China

Demo Day(Sept.14th)

Demo Day presents an opportunity for various stakeholders from different industries to connect with dozens of blockchain start-ups and projects from around the world, including contestants from Wanxiang Innova City's Global Blockchain Challenge Initiative. This will be an event reflecting the latest development and innovation in the blockchain atmosphere.

Video: Demo Day

3rd Global Blockchain Summit(Sept.15-16th)

The New Economy-themed Global Blockchain Summit has become an industrial phenomenon since 2015. This September, the 3rd Global Block Summit will gather iconic speakers from various industries to discuss more about the real-world applications of blockchain technology, as well as its potential benefits, risks, and regulatory concerns.

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Wanxiang Blockchain Labs(the Host)

Funded by China Wanxiang Holdings back in 2015, Wangxiang Blockchain labs is a frontier research institution focused on blockchain technology. It is also the secretariat of ChinaLedger Alliance. The lab has been gathering experts in this field to work on technological development, business applications, industrial strategy and other aspects.








The summit will address blockchain related topics including technology, application, and regulation

09:00-09:05Opening Speech
09:05-09:20Wanxiang Innova City Global Challenge Project Result ReleaseVincent Y. Wang
09:20-09:40Distributed P2P Energy Exchange Scenario, First PrizeChristopher Seifert, Brainbot Technology AG
09:40-10:00Distributed P2P Energy Exchange Scenario, Second PrizeJonathan Mather锛孊lockchain at Berkeley
10:00-10:20Distributed P2P Energy Exchange Scenario, Third PrizePeidong Zhang, Yinengzhilian
10:20-10:40Terminal Device Scenario-Second PrizeBaocun Ma锛屛糓atrix
10:40-11:00Tea break
11:00-11:20Hyperchain TechnologyQilei Li锛孋TO
11:20-11:40BubiFan Yang, Co-founder and VP
11:40-12:00BaoquanXueli Yu锛孋EO
12:00-12:20FengYu TechnologyZefeng Liu
13:30-13:50Blockchain-based life-cycle management system for batteries, First PrizeFilament
13:50-14:10Blockchain-based life-cycle management system for batteries, Second PrizeMinxi Jiang , Blockapps
14:10-14:30Blockchain-based life-cycle management system for batteries, Second PrizeBingfeng Pi, Fujitsu
14:30-14:50Blockchain-based life-cycle management system for batteries, Third PrizeJunichi Ootsuka and Hatano, Kaula
14:50-15:10Terminal Device Scenario-Third PrizeKurimoto Kenichi锛孨ayuta
15:10-15:30Smart-city Wildcards-Second PrizeEmily Vaughn and Micah Winkelspecht, Gem
15:30-15:50Smart-city Wildcards-First PrizeZeen Zhang and Michael Beam, Factom
15:50-16:10Tea break
16:10-16:20 New ChainBase Accelerator Introduction
16:20-16:40Bianjie IntelligenceHeng Cao, CEO
16:40-17:00MochengMintao Chen, CEO聽
17:00-17:10 Interaction Between Tutors and Teams
17:10-17:30Miaotai FinancialGuojie Xu, CEO
17:30-17:50RegTechYang Lin, CEO
9:00-9:10Welcoming SpeechFeng Xiao, Vice Chairman of China Wanxiang Holdings
09:10-09:30Opening Speech: Digital Currency and Virtual CurrencyLihui li, Head of Blockchain Working Team at China Internet Finance Association
09:30-09:50Speech: Development of Blockchain TechnologyVitalik Buterin, Ethereum Founder, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs Chief Scientist
09:50-10:10Speech: The development of permissioned ledger and ChinaLedger's planShuo Bai, Chinaledger Chief Architect
10:10-10:30Speech: The Blockchain Practice of WeBankHenry Ma, The Vice President and Chief Information Officer of WeBank
10:30-10:50Speech: The Blockchain Practice of Ping'an GroupJessica Tan, EVP, COO, CIO of Ping'an Group
10:50-11:10Tea Break
11:10-11:30Speech: The Changing Global Regulatory Framework: from RegTech to BlockchainHenri Arslanian, Director of FinTech and RegTech at PWC Greater China
11:30-11:50Speech: The Development and Regulation on FinTech in JapanYUKO KAWAI, Head of FinTech Center,Bank of Japan
11:50-12:10Speech: The Development of FinTech in AustraliaNic Giurietto, CEO of Australian Digital Commerce Association
12:10-12:30Speech: The Blockchain Practice of OverstockPatrick Byrne, Overstock CEO
13:30-13:50Speech: Blockchain and Industrial Internet Dr. Joseph J. Salvo, Head of Complex Systems Engineering Laboratory, GE Global Research
13:50-14:20Panel: The Global Development and Standardization Trend on BlockchainVincent Wang, Ping Zhou, Philippa Ryan, Samson Mow,
14:20-14:40Speech: Capser, The new consensus mechanism of EthereumVlad Zamfir,Ethereum
14:40-15:20 Panel: State of the Ethereum Union Thomas Greco, Vitalik Buterin, Jae Kwon, Joseph Poon
15:20-16:00Panel: The New Development Trend On Public BlockchainZaki Manian, Jae Kwon,Vlad Zamfir, Peter Czaban, Dominik Williams
16:00-16:20Tea Break
16:20-16:40Speech: Secure Blockchain Infrastructure and privacy protectionLilin Sun, CEO and Founder of Juxiz
16:40-17:00Speech: EEA & CITAJan Xie, CEO & Co Founder Of Cryptape
17:00-17:40Panel: Bitcoin ForkDavid Bailey, Simon Dixon, Arthur Hayes, Jake smith
09:00-09:20Speech: IOTA's IoT practiceDominik Schiener, IOTA
09:20-10:00Panel: Blockchain and IoT ApplicationJoseph J. Salvo, Dominik Schiener, Junichi Ootsuka, Christopher Seifert
10:00-10:20Speech: Security and Resiliency in Financial ServicesAlex Batlin, Head of Innovation at BNY Mellon
10:20-10:40Speech: Blockchain and Supply ChainRenato Grottola, Senior VP of DNV GL
10:40-11:00Tea Break
11:00-11:20Speech: Blockchain Application in the Insurance IndustryYu Cheng, Minsheng Insurance
11:20-11:40Speech: The Compliant Use of Blockchain and Smart Contract Technology in Government and Financially Regulated Use CasesMark S Smith, CEO of Symbiont
11:40-12:00Speech: Blockchain and Supply Chain FinancePeter Luo, CTO of Wanxiang Blockchain
12:00-12:20Speech: Blockchain ConsensusSamson Mow, CSO of Blockstream
13:30-13:50Speech: The Development on Smart ContractNick Szabo, Cryptographer
13:50-14:10Speech: Smart Contract and Formal VerificationXia Yang,associate professor at UESTC
14:10-14:30Speech: How to Achieve Near Real-time Consensus on Public BlockchainDominic Williams, CTO and President String Labs ;Tom Ding, Co-founder and CEO String Labs
14:30-15:50Speech: Plasma-Scalable and Autonomous BlockchainJoseph聽Poon, Plasma
14:50-15:10Tea Break
15:10-15:30Speech: Enterprise-grade Blockchain InfrastructureBj枚rn Wagner, Co-Founder of Parity Technologies
15:30-15:50Speech: Path to Scaling BlockchainDaivd Johnston, Chairman of Factom; Paul Snow, Chief Architecture Officer of Factom
15:50-16:20Panel: The Technical Issues and Solutions Regarding Blockchain DevelopmentQilei Li, Stefan George, Lian Jin Huang, Paul Snow, Jed Mccaleb
16:20-16:40Speech: Blockchain RegTechYanfeng Chen, CEO of Nebula Crypto-Assets Custody
16:40-17:00Closing Speech: Revisiting BlockchainFeng Xiao, Vice President of China Wanxiang Holdings

Upated at Sept. 16th 15:06

Peter Luo
Wanxiang Blockchain CTO

Mr. Luo is the CTO of Wanxiang Blockchain who has over 15 years of experience in IT technology planning and management. He had worked at a securities and futures exchange under the China Securities Regulatory Commission, during that time he had participated in joint projects with leading global exchange groups including Nasdaq, NYSE, NYSE Euronext and etc. in which he had established deep connections with architects from Europe and the United States. He has a global vision and a deep technical background in the financial sector, some of the articles he wrote had been recognized by the China Securities Regulatory Commission as excellent works. He has strong research skill in blockchain technology and its applications in the financial industry.
Nick Szabo
Computer Scientist, Legal Scholar锛孋ryptographer
Nick Szabo is a computer scientist, legal scholar and cryptographer known for his research in digital contracts and digital currency. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1989 with a degree in computer science.[1] He holds an honorary professorship at the Universidad Francisco Marroqu铆n.
Ethereum Founder锛學anxiang Blockchain Labs Chief Scientist.
The co-founder and inventor of Ethereum, which is known as a combination of distributed systems and software application development platforms to create new digital money and distributed applications over the Ethereum Blockchain.
Zhitao Ma
he Vice President and Chief Information Officer of WeBank
Former SF Express Group CIO. More than 10 years in Silicon Valley, the University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, undergraduate and graduate degree in computer science, has worked in many large international IT companies, including Oracle, Hewlett-Packard and other companies.
Patrick Byrne
CEO and Founder of OverStock
Dr. Patrick M. Byrne founded Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Byrne serves as a General Partner of High Plains Investments LLC. Dr. Byrne has been a Manager of the Haverford Group, an investment company and an affiliate of Overstock since 1994. Dr. Byrne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese studies from Dartmouth College, a Master's degree from Cambridge University as a Marshall Scholar and a PhD in Philosophy from Stanford University.
Founder and CEO of Juzix
Worked at China UnionPay before founding Juzhen Financials. Dedicated to promoting the applications of blockchain in clearing and settlements and other financial usecases. Served as senior executive at the payment devision of Unionpay. In charge of business development and innovation of the payment system of Unionpay. Holds several Patents of payment system.
Head of FinTech Center at Bank of Japan
Bank of Japan (Mar 2003 - current), served as the Head of FinTech Center, before that was Head of Foreign Exchange Division, Chief Representative in Hong Kong and also took a role of Director in the Financial Markets or the Financial System and Bank Examination Department. Prior to joining Bank of Japan, worked as a trader or a sales in JPMorgan/Chase/Chemical bank group covering the foreign exchange, interest rates, bonds and derivatives markets, and subsequently at RPTech, an independent think tank, as a director.
Co-Founder and CTO of Stellar, Founder of Ripple, Creator of eDonkey
Jed McCaleb created eDonkey, one of the largest file-sharing networks of its time, as well as Mt. Gox, the first bitcoin exchange. In 2011, Jed founded Ripple. Jed currently leads the technical development of Stellar.

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A great opportunity to learn more about blockchain

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* With Lunch and tea-breaks*

VENUE: W Shanghai-The Bund, Located on the North Bund fronts with spectacular panoramic views over the Huangpu River and Shanghai's iconic Pudong skyline including the famous Oriental Pearl Tower. 374 Rooms including 35 Suites with bund view, 5 B&F venues ,5,800 SQM function space. With 2050sqm and a capacity of over 100 tables the Great Room at W Shanghai – The Bund is the largest event space in a hotel in Puxi and second largest in Shanghai, with view of Pudong's skyscrapers.

Location: W Shanghai, No.66 Lvshun Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China

Location in Chinese:上海市虹口区旅顺路66号W酒店

Rooms锛歐onderful room | Single Rate锛欳NY 1,500+锛汥ouble Rate锛欳NY 1,500+
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Our summits have been reflecting the development of blockchain

Hosted by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs every autumn since 2015, the New Economy-themed Global Blockchain Summit is an influential and iconic blockchain events globally. The first Global Blockchain Summit was hosted at 15th, October, 2015, where more than 300 technicians, entrepreneurs, academics, investors, representatives from financial institutions and regulatory bodies have attended. It was the earlier public blockchain event in China.

From 19-24th September 2016, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs and the Ethereum Foundation hosted a 6 days long Shanghai Blockchain Week together, which included DevCon2, Demo Day, and 2nd Global Blockchain Summit. More than 1000 speakers and participants from around the world have attended, bringing the development and status of the blockchain industry in China to a whole new level. Click here for more details.


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