IEEE First Ukrainian Distributed Ledger Technology Forum - UADLTF 2023

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2023 IEEE First Ukrainian Distributed Ledger Technology Forum (UADLTF)

This Forum brings together experts from academia, industry, and government, to share their vision for the future of blockchain and DLT, and to showcase their latest achievements in Blockchain and DLT systems. Presentations will include innovative cross-domain studies, research, early deployment, and large-scale pilot presentations that address the challenges of blockchain while identifying and investigating future possibilities for blockchain/DLT networks.
Sergii Grybniak - Co-Chair IEEE Blockchain Group
Ievgen Pichkalyov - Chair IEEE Ukraine Section
Ramesh Ramadoss - Chair of IEEE Blockchain Technical Community

12:00-12:30 Joao Rodrigues Frade
- Head of Sector Building Blocks, Innovative Services and Blockchain at European Commission - Video

13:00-13:30 Max Semenchuk
- CEO of PU Virtual Assets 2030 and Director of Web3Intitute Project - Video

13:30-14:00 Yu Yuan
- President of IEEE Standards Association, Director, IEEE Board of Directors - Video

14:00-14:30 Break

14:30-15:00 Alex Norta
- Head of the IEEE Finland Blockchain Group. Also, Alex was recently featured in IEEE blockchain podcast series where he talks about his early theoretical research and how it relates to DLTs and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO)s - Video

15:00-15:30 Umit Cali
- Professor of Digital Engineering for Future Technologies, University of York. Former Associate Professor of Energy Infomatics at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Vice Chair P2418.5: Energy Blockchain WG at IEEE SA.

15:30-16:00 Roman Kravchenko
- CEO, Co-Founder, and Electrodo, Ambassador, GBBC (Global Blockchain Business Council) - Video

16:00-16:45 3 Papers presentations

16:45-17:00 Break

17:00-17:30 Brittany Kaiser
- Co-Founder of the Own Your Data Foundation and a Co-Founder of the Digital Asset Trade Association (DATA). Also working on Barack Obama's media team during his presidential campaign in 2007 - Video.

17:30-18:00 Alex Starikov
- Growth Manager, WhiteBIT, one of the largest crypto-to-fiat exchanges in Europe

18:00-18:30 Bryan Talebi
- CEO and Co-Founder of Ahura AI, which is a powerful platform that fosters true learning and skills knowledge. Bryan started to teach himself quantum mechanics and quantum physics at the age of 12 and became one of the youngest engineers working for the NASA Goddard Space Center at the age of 16 - Video.

18:30-19:00 Valeria Panina
- A blockchain education manager at the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and fellow researcher at Ethereum foundation Next Billion Fellowship project - Video.
13:45-14:00 Break

14:00-14:30 Ivan Pavlovskyy
- Founder Incrypted - Video

14:30-15:00 Oleksandr Kurbatov
- Lead of Research and Cryptography at Distributed Lab
15:00-15:30 Dmytro Bondar
- Senior Researcher at Web3Institute

15:30-16:00 Break

16:00-16:30 Erin Vanderberg
- Director of Ecosystem Growth at Atom Accelerator DAO, one of the core entities in the Cosmos ecosystem - Video

16:30-17:00 Leemon Baird
- Co founder of Hedera and an author of a consensus algorhytm HashGraph - Video
17:00-17:45 Eric Glen Weyl & Valeria Panina

- Founder and Research Lead of Microsoft Research Plural Technology Collaboratory Project - Video

17:45-18:15 Gora Datta
- Holds multiple positions at International Organization for Standardization and IEEE. He is also a visiting scholar at the University of Berkley - Video

18:15-18:45 Kevin Rose
- Chief Marketing Officer of Alien Worlds - Video
12:15-13:15 4 Papers presentations

13:15-13:45 Khaled Salah
- Deputy Director of Center for Digital Supply Chain & Operations Management, Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Khalifa University of Science and Technology - Video

13:45-14:00 Break

14:00-14:30 Daniel Du Seuil
Convenor of the European Self Sovereign Identity Framework within the European Blockchain Partnership/European Blockchain Service Infrastructure
14:30-15:00 Ricardo Simoes
- Executive Director at International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications | INATBA - Video
15:00-15:30 - Panel - Video
Moderator:   Max Semenchuk, Web3Institute
                    Oleksandr Bornyakov, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine
                    Ricardo Simoes, Executive Director, INATBA
                    Oleksandr Kurbatov, Distributed Lab
                    Yu Yuan, President of IEEE Standards Association, Director, IEEE Board of Directors
15:30-16:00 Craig Sellars
- Former CTO and Co-Founder of the largest stable coin on the market Tether.

16:00-16:15 Break
16:15-17:00 Nir Kshetri
- Professor at University of North Carolina-Greensboro and research fellow at Kobe University, Japan. Authored thirteen books and about 250 academic articles and has been ranked among the world’s top 0.03% researchers according to Elsevier and Stanford University - Video
17:00-17:30 Ron Resnick
- Former Executive Director of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and Investment Director of Intel Capital. Also involved in starting of E3 web conference - Video
17:30-18:00 Michael Terpin
- Serial entrepreneur and investor. Recognized as "top 5 advisor" and "top 100 people in blockchain." CNBC called me "the Godfather of Crypto" - Video
18:00-18:30 Christopher Gorog
- CTO at BlockFrame Inc., Author, Inventor, Leading Cybersecurity & Privacy Industry Expert, Host of "New Cyber Frontier", Chair IEEE Digital Privacy Initiative - Video
18:30-19:00 Dirk Lueth
- Co-Founder & Co-CEO at Upland, Co-founder & Chairperson Open Metaverse Alliance for Web3 (OMA3) - Video