Blockworks // New Zealand's Blockchain Conference

Blockworks 2018 was attended by over 350 business and technology leaders.

The Event Showcased the practical applications of Blockchain technology transforming Business, Government and Society. From Supply-Chain to Smart Cities, Digital Identity, Finance, Transport and Services.



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Boyd Cohen Ph.D

 Executive Director of the Blockchain Cities Alliance

Urban strategist focused on the areas of urban innovation, smart cities and the Internet of Mobility.

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Dene Green

General Manager International Strategy and Partnerships at New Zealand Post, leading a Blockchain program called (iTrust).

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Natasha Blycha

Blockchain and Smart Legal Contract Lead  – Herbert Smith Freehills.

Technology lawyer specialising in virtual assets at Herbert Smith Freehills.  Natasha heads up the firm’s blockchain project with the Australian National Blockchain consortium.

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Aaron McDonald

Co-Founder and CEO of Centrality and winner of the Technology and Emerging Industries’ category for the 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award.


The Program

Hackfest // Workshops // Conference

Hackfest

6th & 7th October

Centrality, Dev Academy and Lightning Lab will host the Blockworks Hackfest at AUT. 

This free event invites technical professionals and industry experts to collaborate and create new Blockchain applications.

Workshops

11th October

For beginners to experts these five 90 minute workshops will help you learn about blockchain technology and identity how it could impact your organisation.

Attend one, two or all five workshops.

Conference

12th October

You'll hear talks and panel discussions from international and local experts showcasing the impact Blockchain technology is having on Business, Government and Society. From supply-chain to smart cities, and digital identity.


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Who Should Attend

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

In Banking, Finance, Transport, Healthcare, Distribution, Supply Chain, Tourism, Local Council, Government and Social Enterprise.

TECHNOLOGY ENABLERS

Solutions Architectes, Developers, Data Scientists, Hardware, Software, Consultants.

SYSTEMS EXPERTS

Business Analysts, Systems Engineers, Business Operations Managers, Process Designers.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Lawyers, Recruiters, Accountants, Marketers, Educators, Business Consultants, Business Strategists.


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On Stage

Speakers & Panelists

 

join the leaders of the blockchain community from NZ and around the world.

Global experts and local trailblazers presenting best practices and use cases showcasing the applications of Blockchain impacting Business, Government and Society.

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Savannah Peterson

2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Consumer Technology. Mentor and teacher at Stanford, NYU, and PACE University.

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Natasha Blycha

Blockchain and Smart Legal Contract Lead – Herbert Smith Freehills

Natasha Blycha is a technology lawyer specialising in virtual assets at Herbert Smith Freehills. Natasha heads up the firm’s blockchain project with the Australian National Blockchain consortium.

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Adam Lyness

Business Development at Cryptopia, a global crypto-currency exchange based in Christchurch, New Zealand

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Mark Pascall

Chairperson of the New Zealand Blockchain Association.

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Boyd Cohen Ph.D

Executive Director of the Blockchain Cities Alliance.

Urban strategist focused on the areas of urban innovation, entrepreneurship, smart cities and the Internet of Mobility.

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Dene Green

General Manager International Strategy and Partnerships at New Zealand Post, leading a Blockchain program called (iTrust).

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Paul Hutchison

Vice President, Cognitive Process Transformation at IBM A/NZ

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Samantha Rae Jones

Founder of Origins, Edmund Hillary Fellow and New Zealand’s Young Innovator of the year in 2017

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Michael Williams

Technical Solutions Professional at Microsoft. Melbourne

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Alex Sims

Associate Professor Alex Sims is in the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Auckland Business School

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Aaron Mcdonald

Co-Founder and CEO of Centrality and winner of the Technology and Emerging Industries’ category for the 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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Joshua Vial




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Production

Organisers & Venue

Justin Flitter - Tech Events Production 

Justin Flitter creates and produces business events showcasing Emerging Technology like Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain.

In March 2018 he Founded and Produced AI-DAY with the AI Forum of New Zealand; attended by more than 500 leaders across 25 industries. Blockworks is his 2nd major event in 2018. 

Venue - ASB Waterfront Theatre

The ASB Waterfront Theatre sits in the heart of Auckland's Wynyard Quarter, Innovation Precinct.

Seating 650 plus with ample foyer space for partner activations, catering and networking this venue is the home of Blockworks, AI-DAY and other Tech.Kiwi events.

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Contact Information 

Founder / Producer

Justin Flitter // 027 2655 288 // Justin@blockworks.co.nz

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Media & Interviews

Jonathan Tudor - Storicom - jonathan@storicom.com - 021 790 475