Blockchain Technology Summit | November 6, 2019
University of California, Irvine (UCI) - Calit2

Exhibit Location:

UCI University Club
801 E Peltason Dr,
Irvine, CA 92697
(next to Calit2 building)

Exhibit & Reception Hours:

4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Complimentary hors d'oeuvres


Limited free parking at University Club
Self-paid parking at Anteater Parking Structure (APS), see map1 & see map2

Exhibit Pass Fee:

Free with advanced Exhibit Pass Registration
Blockchain Technology Summit
Email us or
Call +1 949-356-2399

Savant Company Inc.

15642 Sand Canyon Ave,
Irvine, CA 92619


To present, to join one of the panels, and/or to exhibit at this advanced and innovative event, please contact the BTS organizing committee Email us or call +1 949-356-2399.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Time Session Company or University
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM Registration Open All Day - UC Irvine, Calit2
7:30 – 8:45 Registration & Continental Breakfast
UC Irvine - Calit2
8:45 – 8:50 Welcome!
Farhad Mafie, Blockchain Technology Summit, Chairman. Savant Company Inc., CEO.
8:50 – 9:00 Introduction
Rahul Mehrotra, Blockchain Technology Summit, Organizing Committee. Savant Company Inc., Vice President of Marketing and Operations.
9:00 – 9:15 Improving Collaboration, Transparency and Economics in Healthcare with Blockchain
Dominique Hurley, Vice President Innovation & Strategy, HealthVerity.
9:15 – 9:30 "Revolutionizing Finance & Supply Chain Powered by Blockchain."
Nakul Lele, Deloitte Consulting, Strategy & Operations
9:30 – 9:45 "Are Distributed Databases Blockchain's Killer App?"
Tomaz Levak, Co-founder & Managing Director, Trace Labs - OriginTrail Core Developers.
9:45 – 10:00 "Secure compute technology for blockchain based data center transactions."
Joerg Roskowetz, Head of Blockchain Technology BU - Director Product Management Blockchain Technology, AMD
10:00 – 10:15 Morning Break
10:15 – 10:45Keynote Keynote - Blockchain: Extending Digital Transformation Initiatives Beyond Your Organizational Boundaries
Dr. Ganesh Wadawadigi, Chief Solution Owner, Blockchain for Supply Chain, Digital Supply Chain Solutions, SAP.
10:45 – 11:45
Panel: Blockchain Applications - What are Blockchain’s Killer Apps?
Moderator: Jan Young, Co-Founder, Prototopian Tech.
  1. Dale Chrystie, Business Fellow, Blockchain Strategist, FedEx, Chairman, BiTA Standards Council
  2. Tony Costa, Sr. Vice President, CIO, Bumble Bee Foods
  3. Carlos Calegari, Sr. Director Engineering, Wabtec
  4. Jennifer L. Colon, PharmD, MS, MBA, MBE, Senior Pharmacist Supervisor-Investigational Drug Services, Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  5. Mark Rakhmilevich, Senior Director, Blockchain Product Management, Oracle Corporation
  6. Eric "The Coach" Bryant, Blockchain for Real Estate Solutions Design Architect, FIBREE - Southern Regional CA Chair
11:45 – 1:15 Lunch & Networking (University Club)
1:15 – 1:45
Keynote - Blockchain in Banking
David Kretz, Head of Global Strategy and Payments, Global Transaction Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
1:45 – 2:45
Panel: Blockchain Startups - Startups that will Rock the Blockchain Revolution
Moderator: Bob Genthert, Managing Director, EvoNexus Irvine.
  1. Dan Bates, Chief Executive Officer, ImpactPPA
  2. Ben Taylor, CEO, LedgerDomain
  3. Chad Blickenstaff, Enterprise Resource Manager, Oracle
  4. Steve Ellis, Special Advisor, Agingo
  5. Parul Gujral, CEO, Snowball
  6. TBA
2:45 – 3:00 Afternoon Break
3:00 – 3:30
Keynote - Blockchain at USC Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things.
Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (Jt. Appt.), Director, Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things, USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
3:30 – 4:30
Panel: Blockchain Security - Seven Years, 72 Breaches. Is Blockchain Secure?
Moderator: Farhad Mafie, Blockchain Technology Summit Chairman, President & CEO, Savant Company Inc.
  1. Utpal Mangla, Vice President & Partner - Global Leader: Watson AI, IoT & Blockchain; Telecom Media & Entertainment Industry at IBM
  2. Joerg Roskowetz, Head of Blockchain Technology BU - Director Product Management Blockchain Technology, AMD
  3. Marc Canel, Vice President of Strategy – Security at Imagination Technologies
  4. Sneh Bhatt, Monarch CEO & Co-Founder
  5. TBA
4:30 Tabletop Exhibit Registration Open - UC Irvine, University Club
4:30 – 7:30 Tabletop Exhibition, Reception & Networking
UC Irvine - University Club
7:30 Blockchain Technology Summit Closed.

* Blockchain Technology Summit Program is subject to change. Savant Company Inc, Blockchain Technology Summit Organizing Committee, and Technical Advisory Board, reserve the rights to revise or modify the Blockchain Technology Summit agenda at its sole discretion.

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