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Blockchain Symposium: Current Directions 2.0 Business Innovation With Blockchain

July 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

‘We should embrace the revolution. But beyond radical transparency, automation, smart contracting and elimination of uncertainty and blind trust, only the vision and ingenuity of people and partnerships can realise the true potential of blockchain technology for our wellbeing, future prosperity and enterprise’

World Economic forum, Feb 27, 2018
J Verberne, Global Partnerships Director, 
WWF International


Presented by New Venture Institute at Flinders, attend this series of conversations and masterclasses around the impact of blockchain on compliance, regulation and commercially focused blockchain business models.

Industry thought leaders will challenge your opinions on Blockchain and help you realise where it has a place in your company.

Ticket Types

Morning Blockchain Discovery Panels*, $95pp

Masterclass*, $95pp

Entire Day Discount*, $170pp (Limited Availability)

*Ticket fees & GST included in ticket price

Running times

9:00 | Opening Address

9:15 | Welcome to the New Venture Institute | Director Matthew Salier

9:30 | Regulations and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)s | Dr. Pip Ryan

10:00 | Supporting Fintech | Jonathan Hatch

10:30 | Building an ICO | George Samman

11:00 | Blockchain for Business | Katrina Donaghy

11:30 | Moderated Q&A | Aron Hausler, NVI

12:00 | Conclusion and close of morning sessions

Afternoon Masterclass: Building Blockchain into your business model

1:00 | Masterclass: Building Blockchain into your business model| Bert Verhoeven

Do you want to explore how Blockchain technology might impact your products, services or business model?

Join our expert speakers for an interactive masterclass – led by Bert Verhoeven, New Venture Institute’s Head of Entrepreneurial Programs.

During the masterclass you will:

  • Learn why it’s risky to just convert existing systems to Blockchain without rethinking them
  • Be able to access the unique talent and expertise in the room to identify one or two pilot projects linked to your value proposition in order to give your business partners and customers what they want most: convenience, speed and control
  • Become empowered as a business person, not just a technologist, to explore how you can use Blockchain to create additional value for your customers and leap-frog the competition

Speakers & Presenters




New Venture Institute
08 8201 7928


Flinders at Tonsley – Level 2, Room 2.21
1284 South Rd
Clovelly Park, SA 5042 Australia
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