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27 Sep 2017

Risk Management speakers at Blockchain Conference in Abu Dhabi to reveal ways of addressing risks in the cryptocurrency market

In the world of Blockchain, most experts talk about the ICO and crowdfunding but usually skirt contentious issues on high risks that are specific to an ICO process.

The organizers of the B Conference , which will take place in Abu Dhabi on December 7, 2017, have selected professionals from different parts of the world. During their speeches, they will share unique information to be applied for the safety ICO, as well as reveal their experience of anti-crisis solutions that have already saved more than one project.

Our speaker Alexander Larsen, President of Baldwin Global Risk Services Ltd., will tell in detail about the risks that may occur during the ICO and ways of their management.

Our speaker holds a degree in Risk Management from Glasgow Caledonian University and is a Certified Fellow of the institute of Risk Management. He has 15 years of experience within risk management across a wide range of sectors, including oil & gas, construction, utilities, finance and the public sector, and has considerable expertise in training and working with organizations to develop, enhance and embed their Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Business Continuity Management (BCM), and Project Risk Management (PRM) processes in countries such as Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Qatar.

Alexander spent the first half of his career in the UK working in senior risk consultancy roles in the UK with Marsh and Zurich before leaving to join Det Norske Veritas (DNV) in Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates with responsibility of developing their risk management services for the energy sector in Middle East & Asia. Since leaving DNV he has worked in the Middle East in a variety of roles. Prior to working with Lukoil, as Risk Manager for major projects and operations in Iraq, Alexander was at Saudi Aramco developing their ERM framework and also spent a few years developing and implementing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Business Continuity Management (BCM) within Qatar Foundation.

The next keynote speaker of the Blockchain Conference in Abu Dhabi to be held on December 7, 2017 will be Yoram Golandsky, Сhief Executive Officer CISO/CIRO, security Professional Services leader. Having over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and risk management, our speaker will talk about how to apply his experience in the blockchain technology and how it all works in practice.

A seasoned executive and veteran entrepreneur with proven experience in technology, management, and sales. A Technology senior executive with nearly 25 years of proven experience in the security field, twenty of them in the Cyber Security and Risk Management domains. In recent years Yoram is also involved with Blockchain and Smart Contract technologies, Yoram is a member and an individual contributor to the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, and on the advisory board of Wowllet an Ethereum application development startup. Named to the National Law Journal’s inaugural list of Trailblazers in Cybersecurity and Data Protection for 2015. Mentor at the Barclays Accelerator Powered by Techstars in Tel Aviv – March 2016. Member of the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance.

Yoram will deliver the following report: The difference between DLT and Blockchain.

In his report, the speaker will touch on important topics: which model would answer your needs: Centralized VS Partial VS Decentralized, the Pros and Cons of the different Consensus model, what are Smart Contracts, how to build a Smart Contract application.

We remind you that on December 7 you will enjoy exclusive reports and discussions to be presented at the Blockchain Conference in Abu Dhabi. Moreover, having purchased a ticket, you will have the opportunity not only to listen to the speakers but also to visit the expo and chat with its teams personally.

Do not miss your chance to join the Blockchain Conference in Abu Dhabi and build our future today!

30 Nov 2016

Final coundtown – 7 days to Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi

B Conference is coming closer and we would like to give you a small update on what, where and when you should do not to miss something interesting.

1. Tickets. You still have a chance to join our amazing event in Abu Dhabi, which will open a new opportunity with Blockchain for you.
Please register and buy a ticket here >>>>>>
Kindly note that the registration deadline is December 7, 2016.
If you wish to join our conference, please make sure to buy your ticket before this date.

2. Agenda. The conference starts at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. We recommend you to arrive a bit earlier to receive your badge and have a cup of morning coffee with your future partners.

3. Location. The conference venue is Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi PO Box 37421
Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street
Abu Dhabi
Please refer to the following directions >>>>>>

Don’t miss the chance to attend Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi! We will be very pleased to meet you there.

07 Nov 2016

Conference agenda includes 5 panels and representatives from 12 countries

Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi, the main FinTech event in the Middle East region, will be held on December 8 at Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi. This activity promises to be multinational, with representatives from 12 countries to share their views on the future of Blockchain technology.

We are glad to announce that the conference agenda includes 5 panels, which are as follows:

Intro Panel:

  • Saqr M. Ereiqat (IBM Middle East) – “Your introduction to Blockchain”
  • Steve Plimsoll (PwC Middle East) – “The future of audit/accounting 2016 version”
  • Yves-Laurent Kayan (Coinplus) – “Investment in Blockchain: what is worth to know”
  • Victor Kiriakos (Flat6Labs) – “Blockchain start-ups on the UAE Map”

Finances and Banking:

  • Rajashekara V. Maiya (Emirates NBD & Infosys Finacle) – “Case study: Blockchain network for Emirates NBD”
  • Loretta Joseph (Sydney Stock Exchange Limited) – “How to build a blockchain settlement system”
  • George Basiladze (Cryptopay) – “Bitcoin as a settlement mechanism for card industry”
  • Cecil O’Brien Owens (Total Technologies and Solutions FZ-LLC) – “Blockchain-based e-voting system”
  • Hilal Hussein (IDB Group) – “Secure payment system using cryptography, and Blockchain technology”


  • Madhukar Shenoy (PwC Middle East) – the topic will be announced soon
  • Christian Chamorro-Courtland (Zayed University Abu Dhabi) – “Law enforcement and regulation”

Real Case Studies:

  • Pavlo Tanasyuk (Blockverify.io) – “Oil Freight Blockchain Applications”
  • Marina Reznik (Ubitquity LLC) – “Blockchain technology for real estate transactions”
  • Dominik Schiener (IOTA) – “IOTA-ledger of things”

Chain of Solar

  • Luke Johnson (SolCryptoJV) and Abe Cambridge (SunExchange) – “Overview of the use of Blockchain Technology in the solar industry”

+ Unique presentation of new product to be launched.

Each panel will be moderated by experts, who are skilled and proficient in each topic; they will make the conference day full of pithy discussions and provocative questions.

The conference speakers will talk about new technological solutions, security and privacy issues, collaborations and new products. They will share their practical cases and specific examples demonstrating operation of Blockchain in the best possible way. You will learn how to use Blockchain in your own business and earn more than others.

Join us, if you haven’t done it yet!

25 Oct 2016

Is Blockchain really secure? A cryptographic perspective at Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi

December 8 Abu Dhabi will host the largest blockchain business conference – Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi 2016. The discussed issues include Cryptography and Information Security topic.

The presentation of Hilal Hussein, Senior Solutions Development Specialist, Information Security Expert and Cryptographer, will be dedicated to this topic. Mr Hilal will thoroughly review “Are Blockchain-based Payments Safer than EMV Chip Based Cards: A security analysis of whole transaction lifecycle?” topic.

Within the conference, he will answer the most anticipated and hot issues about security using Blockchain, is it really so secure as everybody talking about.

Hilal Hussein  – Public Speaker, Researcher, and Senior Information Solutions Specialist at the IRTI, a member of IDBG, an international financial institution . Prior to joining IRTI/IDBG, he was a Senior Information Security Consultant at the National Commercial Bank, KSA. He got his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science (focus on Cryptography) from Blaise Pascal University, France. Two patents in Cryptography filed with the United States – USPTO, and several dozen articles on security and cryptography published in international journals and conferences. His research interests include Banking/Financial Security and Cryptography, Blockchain Technology, Securing the Internet of Things (IoTs) and the Cloud-based computation, Side Channel Attacks and Countermeasures, Smart card, Radio-frequency identification, and Wireless Sensor Networks.

You will have a unique opportunity to communicate with high level crypto-security specialist only visiting the main Fintech event of this December- Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi. Don’t miss your chance, buy ticket now here: http://bconference.org/pricing/