A preliminary audio system line-up has been introduced for this yr’s Australian Blockchain Week mega-event going down in March – with a lot of consulting leaders named among the many visitors.
Happening over 5 days and described as the most important blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital property pageant the nation has ever seen, Australian Blockchain Week for 2022 has assembled over 200 audio system to share insights on quite a lot of matters each just about and thru reside occasions held throughout the nation, together with a lot of specialists from the consulting world.
The blockchain pageant – which is backed by crypto platforms FTX, Crypto.com and BTC Markets – runs from the twenty first to twenty fifth of March and registration is now open.
Tag-lined ‘The Australian blockchain business’s mainstream second’, the pageant will embody reside panels, roundtables, fireplace chats, and a makers’ day among the many scheduled occasions, overlaying a broad vary of matters from cryptocurrency ecosystems and exchanges, international regulatory views, and fintech disruption, by to the rise of the metaverse, digital identification, ethics and privateness in Web3, and GameFi amongst many extra.
Among the many audio system introduced to this point is KPMG accomplice and head of the agency’s blockchain companies follow for APAC, Laszlo Peter, who was just lately instrumental in growing a world-leading blockchain-based index for constructing sector stakeholders to simply decide the provenance and high quality of supplies and contractors. The index was the primary to launch on the ASX’s distributed ledger platform Synfini, with ASX CIO Dan Chesterman additionally set to talk.
PwC accomplice and Sydney Tax Markets chief Sarah Hickey has additionally signed on to talk on the occasion, and will probably be joined by a lot of former Sydney and Melbourne-based colleagues, together with Rob Allen, PwC’s one-time nationwide fintech chief. In the meantime, former PwC director Alexander Maron is now head of operational threat at Volt Financial institution, whereas senior advisor Joni Pirovich is a Principal at digital expertise & legislation consultancy Badasl.
Gaining admission at the end of 2020, Susan Brown is a accomplice with the Deloitte Digital crew out of Melbourne, and was beforehand a director in PwC Digital Providers’ Expertise Centre. As well as, she based the Australian department of non-profit organisation Women in Tech and volunteers with Ladies in Blockchain to assist run hackathons and bootcamps, describing herself as captivated with supporting and coaching ladies in start-ups and digital.
Plenty of different audio system even have latest ties to the biggest names within the consulting business, together with former Accenture managing director and McKinsey affiliate accomplice Kate Pounder, who was final yr appointed as the inaugural CEO of Know-how Council Australia. In the meantime, previous to changing into an Immutable recreation director and lead for role-player Guild Of Guardians, Derek Lau beforehand was an affiliate with administration consultancy Oliver Wyman.