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DUBAI AGENDA I MAY 2021


8:00

DELEGATES FLY TO DUBAI

08:00 - 18:00
18:00

PRE-REGISTRATION & SHEESHA FINANCE WELCOME RECEPTION: DEFI LAUNCH LOUNGE

18:00 - 22:00
Collect your AIBC event badge and claim your shield as DeFi’s hottest projects pitch in the Sheesha Finance Battle of the DeFittest!
20:00

Jax.Network VIP Investors Dinner

20:00 - 23:00
Private dinner only by invite!
09:00

AIBC EXHIBITION

09:00 - 19:00
Explore the expo floor and discover new business opportunities.
09:30

CONFERENCE

09:30 - 18:30

Conference Room

09:30 - 13:00 Regulation & Compliance
09:30 - 09:40
Regulatory updates within the Middle Eastern region

DR. MARWAN ALZAROUNI

CEO
Dubai Blockchain Center
09:40 - 10:00
How are Digital Currencies Transforming Local Economies?
All across the world digital currencies are changing the traditional financial pillars. Let's discuss the progress of the transition from Europe to the Middle East.

JORGE SEBASTIAO

CEO
Nimbus Defi

ANNA MELTON

COO
Bitcoin.com

SIMONE MAZZUCA

CEO & Founder
Wallex Bank

ALEX DAVIS

CIO
Tezos Israel
10:00 - 10:20
Opportunities for Government Adoption of Blockchain Technology

MRINAL MANOHAR

CEO
CasperLabs

SAEED HAREB AL DARMAKI

Managing Director MENA
CasperLabs

JAAFAR AL DOORI

Associate Director & Strategic Partnerships
Lead Ventures

JAWAD ASHRAF

CTO
TerraVirtua
10:20 - 10:40
Financial regulation background in UAE for the crypto infrastructure
Following the latest industry updates in the Middle East, we are happy to invite these leaders from around the world for an exciting conversation about the future development of the financial ecosystem. Let's dig in.

LORETTA JOSEPH

Fintech Consultant
The Financial Services Commission (Mauritius)

DR. MARWAN ALZAROUNI

CEO
Dubai Blockchain Center

JOSEP A. ALIAGAS

Managing Partner
DIS Capital

ANDREAS TSINDOS

CEO
MWAN Mobile

RALF GLABISCHNIG

Founder & Board Member
CV Labs
10:40 - 11:00
Banking on the Blockchain and Institutional adoption
Does the road to mass adoption lead through institutions? Taking a look at the pros and cons.

JAGUAR ADVA GAL

CEO
JAGuar LAwyers

KUMAR GAURAV

CEO & Founder
Cashaa

ALESSANDRO ROCCO PIETROCOLA

CEO
Astorts Group

SHELDON FREEDMAN

Fintech Lawyer
Hassans International Law Firm, Gibraltar

MEIRAV HAREL

COO
IQONIQ
11:00 - 11:10
Blockchain and Crypto adoption leap in UAE

PATRICK LOWRY

CEO & Managing Partner
Iconic Holding
11:10 - 11:30
The future of Digital Banking
Can DeFi banks restructure the financial world? From mortgages to bank loans, what will the future look like?

GORDON EINSTEIN

International General Counsel
Emerging Technology Association

DAVE PULIS

CEO
ZBX

OLIVER VON WOLFF

CFO & Equity Partner
Iconic Holding

NITIN NANDA

Supervisory Board member
Levercode

HADI MALAEB

CEO
Agora Group
11:30 - 11:50
How digital asset transformation is shaping new trends in 2021
Securities will be tokenized and tokens will be secured. How digital asset tranformation is shaping new trends in 2021.

AURORA WONG

Managing Partner
Auris Capital

REIMO HAMMERBERG

Founder & CEO
Ignium

NIKOLAY SHKILEV

CEO
ZELWIN.com

ZIV KEINAN

Founder & CEO
Simetria

ALEX LIGHTMAN

CEO
Keemoji
11:50 - 12:10
Investing in a Blockchain Fund for maximum returns
Draper Goren Holm is a partnership between a venture capitalist Tim Draper also the world’s largest bitcoin holder, Alon Goren, and Josef Holm. Draper Goren Holm the early-stage venture fund has made Cointelegraph's list of the most active blockchain funds in 2020. Hear from Josef Holm himself on the benefits of investing in a blockchain fund to maximize one's returns.

IRINA HEAVER

FinTech & Crypto Lawyer

JOSEF HOLM

Co-Founder
Draper Goren Holm
12:10 - 12:20
Keynote by Brock Pierce

BROCK PIERCE

Member Board of Directors
SRAX
12:20 - 12:30
What Makes a Crypto Project Decentralized

TONE VAYS

Analyst, Derivatives Trader & Event Organizer
12:30 - 13:00
The Storm that is Shifting the Sands of Geo-economics
The sands are shifting and a storm is brewing - what does the forseeable future have in store? As technology surges forward at break neck speed, those who don't act now will get left behind.

NICK SPANOS

Co-founder
Zap.org
13:00 - 15:30 DeFi & Fintech Future Trends
13:00 - 13:15
TBA
13:15 - 13:25
Futureproofing Malta’s Economy: Sustaining growth through digital transformation

HON. SILVIO SCHEMBRI

Minister for the Economy & Industry
Government of Malta
13:25 - 13:45
Crypto Friendly Jurisdictions from around the World

ADNAN AL NOORANI

The Chairman of the Board
The Private Office of Sheikh Saqer Bin Mohamed Al Qasimi

SIMONA VASILE

Partner, Tax Digitalization & Global Employer Services
KPMG

MIKE COSTACHE

Investor & Philanthropreneur

HASNAE TALEB

Founder and CEO
EarningsWinner
13:45 - 14:05
The battle is on for decentralised cryptocurrencies, corporate issued non-sovereign currencies and CBDCs
Can government Issued Digital Currencies solve the financial inclusion issues? Please welcome our panelists!

STEPHEN MEADE

Chairman & Founder
BigBamboo LLC

BRENDAN MCKITTRICK

Founder & CEO
Aeroband

NIKOLA STOJANOW

Partner
MCC

SAEED HAREB AL DARMAKI

CEO
Sheesha Finance

DMITRY BUSLOV

CTO
Qchain
14:05 - 14:25
Decentralized Finance and Crypto Adoption
What is the role of digital currency within the global political economy, and what are the Risks of Decentralized Finance regulations?

TONE VAYS

Analyst, Derivatives Trader & Event Organizer

RAPHAEL SHMERTZ

CEO
BR Capital

IRINA BERKON

CFO
Metallicus, Inc. (Metal Pay, Proton Chain)

SERGEI KHITROV

Founder
Listing Help

SAGI BAKSHI

CEO
Coinmama
14:25 - 14:45
Investing in Blockchain & DeFi
Every day Decentralized Finance is bringing new projects into our lives. How can you get ahead of the hype wave and onboard early? Let's discuss!

RAMY ALDAMATI

Co-Founder & CSO
AIBrza

THIERRY BOUFFIOUX

Founder & CEO
Entrepreneur Endeavor

DIEGO DI TOMASSO

COO
OVR

LEON SMITH

Founder & CEO
DEX

SONNY MOHANTY

Regional Director for Singapore
LATOKEN
14:45 - 15:05
The DeFi space from the investors interest perspective
Does media attention and controversy bring real value to the Social Media giant's currencies? How ethical is their approach and how did it change over a year? Let's discuss. How did influencers gain power in the market?

NIKITA SACHDEV

CEO
LUNA PR

ANNA FRANKOWSKA

CCO
Aventus

OLEG IVANOV

Co-Founder
Berezka DAO

SERGEJ KUNZ

Co-Founder
1inch Network

MARIEET RAMM

Board Member
Family Offices and Institutions
15:05 - 15:15
Burning Bitcoins for great causes viz. Scalability, Security and Stability
Vinod Manoharan, CEO of Jax.Network talks about how PoW blockchain networks can borrow security from bitcoin networks without killing their native token.

VINOD MANOHARAN

CEO & Founder
JAX Corporation
15:15 - 15:30
The Power of community

PEDRO RIVERA

Blockchain Advocate & Investor

DAVID NAMDAR

CEO
NFT.com
15:30 - 18:30 Emerging Tech & AI integration
15:30 - 15:50
Decentralized AI: The next engine for economic transformation

BEN GOERTZEL

CEO
SingularityNET
15:50 - 16:10
AI solutions for trading platforms
Even as AI and blockchain transition towards ubiquiti, enterprise decision-makers have yet to fully understand how to integrate these technologies into their business. Time to dig in.

ANGELO DALLI

CEO
Umnai

JIMMY ZHAO

Founder
ZBX

DAVID SACHS

CEO & Co-founder
Tomobox

THOMAS KRALOW

Trading Coach

SABIN DIMA

Founder
Humans
16:10 - 16:20
MYTC - Making the world a better place via convergence of NFT & DeFi

MRU PATEL

Chairman & Co - founder
MY TOKENIZED CAPITAL
16:20 - 16:30
Introduction about Vaccine Passport

DAEHOON KIM

CEO
IriTech, Inc
16:30 - 16:50
AI in medicine & MedTech
Disrupting the industry: how are AI, new data and big data rattling the changes of medical technologies?

SIR. BRIAN PATRICK LUINING

CEO
Morland Black

SALIM ISMAIL

Founder & CEO
OpenExO and ExO Works

NICK AYTON

Founder & CEO
Chainstarter Ventures Ltd

DAEHOON KIM

CEO
IriTech, Inc
16:50 - 17:00
Beyond Blockchain. The internet 4.0

KRISTOF DE SPIEGELEER

CEO & Founder
ThreeFold Grid
17:00 - 17:10
The Future Delivered Today: LeverID - a Post-Quantum Capable Digital Identity and Signature Platform

RIHO KRUUV

Head of Strategic Relations
Levercode

OSKAR POOLA

CTO
Levercode
17:10 - 17:25
Blockchain & AI: Investment opportunities between GCC and neighboring East Africa
Ambitious investment into digitisation on all levels is providing the Arab world with an economic edge. After negotiations on a digital payment bridge with China, East Africa and the GCC are building progressive bridges.

MUHAMMAD SALMAN ANJUM

Chief Mate
InvoiceMate

VERA FUTORJANSKI

CEO & Founder
Veritas Ventures

JOHN KAMARA

Founder
AdalabsAfrica & Afyarekod

NILS THARANDT ORTIZ

CEO
Paypolitan
17:25 - 17:35
DeFi for real world assets, where banking, crypto, and asset data meet

PATRICK D.O'MEARA

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Inveniam Capital Partners
17:35 - 18:10
Supply Chain: Our critical future

ALEX LIGHTMAN

CEO
Keemoji

JOHN ROBERT SUTTON

Chief Explorer
SuttonSelects
18:10 - 18:30
Blockchain for new Business Models
In the fast-paced world, we simply have to adjust, and so do the modern businesses! How does one run their project on blockchain? Where are the gaps? Let's find out together.

JONATHAN CARAS

Partner
Lionschain Capital

BRIAN ROGERS

Director
The ABEY Foundation

ALEXIS ROUSSEL

COO
NYM Technologies SA

WARREN SAMPLE

Chief Strategy Officer
Vorto Gaming

HAL BAME

CEO / Partner
Ojamu

Workshop Room 1

09:30 - 11:30 Start-Ups Workshop
09:30 - 10:30
Assisting Startups & Embracing Innovation

EFREM BORG

Chief Technology Officer
Malta Digital Innovation Authority

TREVOR SAMMUT

Chief Regulatory Officer
Malta Digital Innovation Authority

ANTHONY GATT

Head, External Communications
Malta Enterprise
11:30 - 13:30 KryptoGrannys workshop
11:30 - 11:50
Intro to Cryptocurrencies: My journey to cryptos

ANITA KALERGIS

KryptoGranny
11:50 - 12:20
What everyone should know prior to starting to use crypto trading platforms

ANNA MELTON

COO
Bitcoin.com

ANITA KALERGIS

KryptoGranny

ALISON DU

Chief Marketing Officer
ALPEX (Crypto Derivatives Exchange)

PEKKA KELKKA

Advisor & CSO
DebReal

RICHARD MIFSUD

Director
BBO Ltd
12:20 - 12:45
Resources, investor funnels and challenges
How to choose, use and control digital wallet?

ALISON DU

Chief Marketing Officer
ALPEX (Crypto Derivatives Exchange)
12:45 - 13:10
Intro to Decentralized Finance with Pekka Kelkka

PEKKA KELKKA

Advisor & CSO
DebReal
13:10 - 13:30
Intro to NFT’s
It is in everyone's lips but do we actually know what an NFT is?

RICO PANG

Co-Founder & CEO
SANCTUM

DAVID ZOU

Fintech Consultant
Ivey Fintech

ANITA KALERGIS

KryptoGranny

JEETU KATARIA

Co-Founder & CEO
DIFX

VESA KIVINEN

Artist & Founder
VESA Digital LLC
13:30 - 14:30 Corporate and Treasury Access to Crypto
13:30 - 14:30
The future adoption of digital assets by corporates

CHRISTOPHER FLINOS

Co-Founder
HAYVN

AHMED ISMAIL

Co-Founder
HAYVN
14:30 - 15:30 Trading Workshop
14:30 - 14:50
The impacts of regulations/policies on international crytpo-trading

ARSHAD KHAN

Co-founder, CEO and Board Member
Arabian Bourse Limited
15:00 - 15:30
TBA

THOMAS KRALOW

Trading Coach
15:30 - 16:30 DeFi Farming: How To Create The Best Risk vs. Return Yields

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15:30 - 16:30
DeFi Farming

ANTHONY LESOISMIER

‎CSO & Co-Founder
SwissBorg

SAMI BENYAKOB

COO
Journal Du Coin

JACQUI PRETTY

Head of Marketing
SwissBorg
16:30 - 17:00 The Future Of Banking
16:30 - 17:00
How Blockchain will change the face of Banking

KEVIN MURCKO

Founder & CEO
CoinMetro

ALEXANDER SHULGIN

Founder & CEO
Gruppa Kompaniy Familia

JEAN MICHEL AZZOPARDI

CCO
Infrinity

ROGER BENITES

Founder
Blockzy
17:00 - 18:00 TBA
No Schedule yet.

Workshop Room 2

10:00 - 10:30 Thé Ubuntu Tribe Ecosystem : Financial Freedom & Digital Gold for all
10:00 - 10:30
Thé Ubuntu Tribe Ecosystem : Financial Freedom & Digital Gold for all

MAMADOU TOURE

Founder
Africa 2.0 Foundation
10:30 - 12:30 NFT Workshop
10:30 - 10:50
What is a NFT?
What is a NFT and why it is important? What is an NFT marketplace?

RICO PANG

Co-Founder & CEO
SANCTUM

FERNANDO MARTINHO

Founder & CEO
Unicorn

DUNSTAN TEO

Co-Founder & President
SANCTUM
10:50 - 11:10
Platforms

JAWAD ASHRAF

CTO
TerraVirtua
11:10 - 11:35
Milking the cash cow? Investor perspective

RICO PANG

Co-Founder & CEO
SANCTUM

RALF GLABISCHNIG

Founder & Board Member
CV Labs

PATRICK LOWRY

CEO & Managing Partner
Iconic Holding

JAWAD ASHRAF

CTO
TerraVirtua
11:35 - 12:00
Platforms and The Creator Economy

FERNANDO MARTINHO

Founder & CEO
Unicorn

JOEL DIETZ

Serial Entrepreneur

GRIGORY RYBALCHENKO

Developer
EMIDAO

KAI ZEH

CTO
4ARTechnologies AG
12:00 - 12:30
The Future

DR. MARWAN ALZAROUNI

CEO
Dubai Blockchain Center

DUNSTAN TEO

Co-Founder & President
SANCTUM

AMRITA SETHI

NFT Artist
12:30 - 13:30 TBA
No Schedule yet.
12:30 - 13:30 Startup Ecosystems in the MENA region
12:30 - 13:30
Startup Ecosystems in the MENA region

KHALID AL SHAIBANI

Senior Manager - Sales and Business Development unit
Dtec
18:00

NETWORKING DRINKS

18:00 - 20:00 | Vista Lounge, InterContinental Hotel, Festival City
Enjoy a drink and exchange business cards.
20:00

AIBC DUBAI AWARDS

20:00 - 23:00 | Al Baraha Ballroom, InterContinental Hotel, Festival City
This evening will celebrate the best of the Emerging Tech industry in a record-breaking awards night with a premium guest list.
20:00

VIP DINNER

20:00 - 23:00 | Zaytoun Terrace, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Festival City
Several exclusive dinners will happen during the evening to facilitate networking among delegates. Would you like to be invited by the sponsor or get any more information please contact events@sigma.world.
20:00

WORLD MOBILE CHAIN VIP DINNER

20:00 - 23:00 | Joe's Backyard, Holiday Inn, Festival City
Several exclusive dinners are happening during the evening to facilitate networking among delegates. Would you like to be invited by the sponsor or purchase a seat, get in touch with us!
09:00

AIBC EXHIBITION

09:00 - 19:00
Explore the expo floor and discover new business opportunities.
09:30

CONFERENCE

09:30 - 18:45

Conference Room

09:30 - 13:20 Blockchain Trends & Investments
09:40 - 10:00
Investors prospective on future trends: IPO, NFT, ICO and more
Let's open the day with the most trending topic that occupies most peoples minds: how to invest smart and multiply your returns! Industry leaders will share their experience with us right now!

MELANIE MOHR

Founder & CEO
WOM Protocol

JOSHUA NDOLO

Co-Founder
Ancillary

ADV. GIL SOLOMON

Founding Partner
Gil Solomon & Co.

MATI GREENSPAN

Founder & CEO
QuantumEconomics.io

MORTEN RONGAARD

CEO
Reality Gaming Group Ltd
10:00 - 10:20
New Money: NFTs, Digital Art and Digital Barter
The world is changing rapidly, and thus the means of payment too! Let's discover the industry trends together with those who are starting them!

ALEXANDER BORODICH

Founder & CEO
Universa Blockchain

DAVID ZOU

Fintech Consultant
Ivey Fintech

TITO TITOV

CEO
weiChain

JOEL DIETZ

Serial Entrepreneur

AMRITA SETHI

NFT Artist
10:20 - 10:55
Blockchain: The Long View

PROF. SCOTT STORNETTA

Partner & Chief Scientist
Yugen Partners
10:55 - 11:20
The Hidden World, Metaverse, and NFTs
Let's discover the trending concepts of new investment ways!

RICO PANG

Co-Founder & CEO
SANCTUM

FERNANDO MARTINHO

Founder & CEO
Unicorn

DUNSTAN TEO

Co-Founder & President
SANCTUM
11:20 - 11:30
The Sorry State of DeFi Security

STEFAN BEYER

CEO
Cryptonics
11:30 - 11:50
Tokenized Equity and NFTs
The Evolution of Token Offerings and shaping NFT trends.

MICHAEL ZHAO

CEO
VGPAY and IDCM

MATTHIAS MENDE

CEO‘s Advisor
Dubai Blockchain Center

MRU PATEL

Chairman & Co - founder
MY TOKENIZED CAPITAL

ADRIAN NICULESCU

CMO EMA
CloudCoin Consortium

JAMES HAFT

Executive Chairman
DLTx
11:50 - 12:15
Cryptocurrency adoption by Central Banks: Onboarding Challenges
Underlying Frameworks of Regulations: Ethical and Societal. Let's discuss Moulding the Future Digital Economy.

DANIELE MARINELLI

Founder
DT Circle

LUKE OZIMSKI

CEO
CoinCasso

GUSTAVO MONTERO

Principal- Senior Blockchain Advisor
DSCP/UAE

ANNA AGU

Co-founder
Lex Law Office
12:15 - 12:25
Keynote by Michael Terpin

MICHAEL TERPIN

CEO
Transform Group
12:25 - 12:35
DeFi and AI - Road to the Future

MARCELLO MARI

CEO
SingularityDAO
12:35 - 12:40
Theology of the phenomenon of global digital economy

FARZAM KAMALABADI

Chairman & President
Future Trends Group
12:40 - 12:50
Transforming humanity & economy with social tech

STEFAN KANALGA

CEO & Founder
yeswetrust
13:00 - 13:20
Official signing ceremony
with His Highness Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, CasperLabs, and Lead Ventures
13:20 - 14:50 AIBC Start-up Pitch
No Schedule yet.
14:50 - 17:30 World Changing Applications of Blockchain
14:50 - 15:05
Stablecoins: Setting up decentralized financial systems
Decentralizing currencies have been the dogma of crypto from the start, so how efficient is it to rely on AML and KYC compliance instead of banks?

MARK VERNON

Vice Chairman
Fintech Philippines Association
15:05 - 15:30
Is the Race Over? Government Issued Digital Currencies in East vs West
The trade war goes Blockchain. China and the US issue tests for new digital currencies in cold rivalry. The approaches are reflective of ideologies and needs, and both want to emerge more powerful than the other.

CHRISTIAN HEINZ

CEO
Baltasaar

PAVEL KRAVCHENKO

Founder
Distributed Lab

SHERAZ AHMED

Head of Business Development
Crypto Valley Association

GARY SHEYNKMAN

General Partner
Leyden VC

JWAN LEE

Chairman and Group CEO
NexChange Group
15:30 - 15:40
The Future of DeFi is DexStar

PEDER NILSSON

CEO
DexStar
15:40 - 16:00
Crypto influencers as a new marketing engine

TONE VAYS

Analyst, Derivatives Trader & Event Organizer
16:00 - 16:10
Announcing a transformational blockchain ecosystem

BRIAN ROGERS

Director
The ABEY Foundation
16:10 - 16:20
Neurothink: Making machine learning radically accessible

CHARLES DONLY

SVP
Neurothink
16:20 - 16:45
Blockchain Energy
So Digital is green, right? Bitcoin actually has about the same Carbon footprint as Argentina. New possibilites for sustainablity are emerging however, it's time to evaluate!

LORETTA JOSEPH

Fintech Consultant
The Financial Services Commission (Mauritius)

AUSTIN DAVIS

Co-Founder
CommunityElectricity.io

ANTHEM BLANCHARD

CEO & Founder
HeraSoft.com
16:45 - 16:55
Blockchain Oracles - bridge between blockchains and the outside world

DOMINIK ERNST

CEO
Acria
16:55 - 17:25
Decentralizing movie industry funding: Tokenization & DeFi
Mass Education lays the road for Mass Adoption! What could be considered a better tool than docuseries? Tokenized docuseries!

BROCK PIERCE

Member Board of Directors
SRAX

JOSE ALEJANDRO REGOJO

Co-creator and Blockchain & Tokenomics Consultant

VASILISA MARINCHUK

Founding Member
Centre Blockchain de Catalunya

ALEX HEVIA

Producer & Director
Crossing The Yellow Blocks

ALEX ARMENGOL

Disruptive Innovator
Crossing The Yellow Blocks
17:25 - 17:35
Creating a ramp-up approach aimed at digital start-ups growth

EFREM BORG

Chief Technology Officer
Malta Digital Innovation Authority
17:30 - 18:45 Business & Innovations
17:40 - 18:00
Cryptocurrency Concepts & Challenges: Onboarding Process

FILIPE CASTRO

Founder & CCO
Utrust

PRANJAL BHARDWAJ

Founder and Lead
Ethereum India

ARTHUR WISEBERG

Head of EMEA
Apifiny

ALEX BELOV

Co-founder
coinstelegram.com
18:00 - 18:10
The macro-level shift to a decentralized world

SALIM ISMAIL

Founder & CEO
OpenExO and ExO Works
18:10 - 18:30
DAO as a future of social organization

KAZE A. ONGEUENE

CEO & Founder
BRAINCITIES LAB

IRINA S. LITCHFIELD

President
Lumeria

ILYA CHURAKOV

CEO
DAO Consensus

ANNA TUTOVA

CEO
Coinstelegram

SERGEY SEVANTSYAN

Mastermind
dTV ThinkTank Community
18:30 - 18:50
The 3-way Fight for the Future of Money

PRATEEK RAO

Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor and Founder
Dubai Crypto Club

ALY MADHAVJI

Managing Partner
Blockchain Founders Fund

ELOISA MARCHESONI

Founder & CEO
Def.ai Inc.

VYTAUTAS KARALEVICIUS

Co-Founder
Bankera

NIALL MURRAY

Director Business Development
Salamantex

Workshop Room 1

10:00 - 12:00 Dev Tech Talk
10:00 - 12:00
Future of decentralization and web free
12:00 - 14:00 Doing Business in the UAE
12:00 - 12:20
Tech as source of Sustainable Foreign Investment (sustainable FDI) for emerging markets

DR. MAZDAK RAFATY

Managing Partner
Ludwar International Consulting FZC
12:20 - 13:15
Role of the free trade zones in company setup in UAE

NITIN BHALLA

Founder & CEO
Kregzo

DR. SANJAY NADKRANI

Director of Innovation & Research
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

PIERRE MARCEL

Senior Advisor
Roland Berger Middle East

MR JOCHEN FRANZ

CEO
IFZA

MR. ALI SHABDAR

Regional Director
ZOHO
13:15 - 14:00
How to setup business in UAE?

DR. MAZDAK RAFATY

Managing Partner
Ludwar International Consulting FZC
14:00 - 15:00 Introduction to Blockchain and Crypto course with Brock Pierce
No Schedule yet.
15:00 - 17:00 Smart Contracts
15:00 - 17:00
Smart Contracts for Smart Lawyers
Smart Contracts, it turns out, are neither smart nor contracts! But they are playing an increasingly significant role in the public sector in the UAE and beyond. If you’re a lawyer working in this field, understanding smart contracts is an increasingly critical knowledge base.

IRINA HEAVER

FinTech & Crypto Lawyer

MEDHA PARLIKAR

CTO & Co-founder
CasperLabs

Workshop Room 2

10:00 - 11:00 Influencer Marketing for Crypto Companies
10:00 - 11:00
Growth Hacking for Crypto Companies

NADIIA DVOINOS

Co-founder and Managing Director
Q28
11:00 - 12:00 Enterprise Blockchain: Enabler for Digital Transformation 2.0
11:00 - 12:00
Enterprise Blockchain: Enabler for Digital Transformation 2.0
Workshop to connect on trends and issues in Enterprise Blockchain adoption: case studies of recent implementations by govt & private sectors, barriers to adoption, & other similar topics.

MUHAMMAD SALMAN ANJUM

Chief Mate
InvoiceMate
12:00 - 13:00 IoT & Smart Cities
12:00 - 12:30
Marketing Strategies for Blockchain and Tech companies

FERNANDO ANTUNES

Marketing Strategy Consultant
12:30 - 13:00
Smart Cities at their Core: from Digital Transformation to Smart Mobility

GEOFFREY FARRUGIA

CEO
Handson Systems Ltd
13:00 - 14:00 Evolution of blockchain: understanding The Web 3.0 and new opportunities
13:00 - 13:30
Social and economic impact of the advent of Web3.0

DANIELE MONTELEONE

Co-Founder and CEO
Web3 Labs
13:30 - 14:00
The next paradigm shift: how the Web 3.0 is going to deeply impact our lives

DANIELE MONTELEONE

Co-Founder and CEO
Web3 Labs

DAVID NAMDAR

CEO
NFT.com

KURT PFLUGER

Advisor World Wide
LD Capital
14:30 - 15:00 Implications & Applications of CBDC
14:30 - 15:00
Implications & Applications of CBDC

SALIM ISMAIL

Founder & CEO
OpenExO and ExO Works
15:30 - 16:30 How Blockchain and STOs, allow real-world assets?
15:30 - 16:30
How Blockchain and STOs, allow real-world assets – such as equity, debt, funds, etc. – to be tokenized via blockchain technology

ALEX NASCIMENTO

Managing Director
7CC Blockchain Investments
16:30 - 17:30 Theology of the Phenomenon of Digital Global Economy
16:30 - 17:30
Theology of the Phenomenon of Digital Global Economy

FARZAM KAMALABADI

Chairman & President
Future Trends Group
18:00

NETWORKING DRINKS

18:00 - 20:00 | Vista Lounge, InterContinental Hotel, Festival City
Enjoy a drink and exchange business cards.
20:00

Draper Goren Holm Exclusive VIP Investors Dinner

20:00 - 23:00 | Submit your interest!
20:00

VIP DINNER

20:00 - 23:00 | Joe's Backyard, Holiday Inn, Festival City
Several exclusive dinners will happen during the evening to facilitate networking among delegates. Would you like to be invited by the sponsor or get any more information please contact events@sigma.world.
22:00

AIBC CLOSING NETWORKING EVENT VISTA LOUNGE

22:00 - 01:00 | Vista Lounge, InterContinental Hotel, Festival City!
Let off some steam after hard days of business deals.
19:00

Crypto Cruise

19:00 - 22:30
20:30

LATOKEN ROOFTOP AFTER PARTY

20:30 - 00-00 | Register here! | https://chat.whatsapp.com/BrfviXQpEKr40MQ7wLcWhd
Welcome to discuss the success and failures of crypto products, markets, investment, VCs, and SPAC merger opportunities and enjoy an exquisite view of the Marina from the rooftop location. This is a private event and the number of attendees is limited to 40 guests.
20:00

Crypto Valley Arrives in Dubai

20:00 - 23:00 | Register Now!