New Zealand’s first dedicated Blockchain Forum series – bringing together key industries and renowned experts from across New Zealand for one day of informative discussion and networking, presenting use cases, benefits, and future opportunities for the primary and secondary sector, export trade, finance and supply chain logistics.
The Blockchain Forum will showcase existing use cases around traceability and digital identity and supply chain efficiencies, answering key questions around provenance, productivity, and trust; highlighting what is available along with the future opportunities and benefits for New Zealand businesses set to be impacted by the new digital economy.
12 experts will share their industry knowledge and real-life experiences, explaining how the technology works and how it is being applied.
Over 250 attendees are expected to attend the premiere event in Hastings, including CEOs, CTO’s, IT Directors, Entrepreneurs and Senior Executives from across all regional areas engaged in the primary industries and exporters, including Agriculture, Horticulture, Apiculture, Viticulture, Meat & Poultry, Seafood, Logistics, Finance and Government.
09:00 Introduction - Gautam Paul
09:10 Welcome Address - Mark Pascall
10:10 2nd Speaker
11:10 Morning Tea
11:40 3rd Speaker
13:15 Henry Ines - CEO, Chainparency (Blockchain turnkey solutions)
14:15 Grant Li - CEO, YouBuyGo (Blockchain applications for NZ China trade)
15:15 Afternoon Tea
15:45 Callaghan Innovation Business Panel 1 - Moderated by Stefan Korn
Chris Claridge (Trust Alliance), Bubba Cook (WWF), Rachel Ireland (Fonterra)
16:30 Callaghan Innovation Business Panel 2 - Moderated by Stefan Korn
Deborah Crowe (Usedfully), Stuart MacIntyre, Ross Carter-Brown (BitPrime),
17:30 Networking Drinks (sponsored by BitPrime)
Hawke’s Bay’s newest venue, Toitoi Arts & Events Centre encompasses 660sqm of floor space adjacent to the magnificent Hastings Opera House. With capacity for up to 450 for banquet seating this is exceptional space is further enhanced by the addition space offered by the Cushing Foyer, which accommodates up to 250 guests for networking between sessions and during refreshment breaks.
NZ Blockchain Forums welcomes enquires from a range of business and technology sponsors. Benefits include speaking opportunities, event branding and PR.
NZ Blockchain Forums have relationships with media partners, government, business organisations and industry associations who support the event. The team at NZ Blockchain Forums welcomes enquiries from partners looking to capitalise on this fast-growing technology.