This year IF Conference will bring you fascinating speakers and discussions focused on business practices and challenges in AI and Blockchain. Connect with an awesome community and get to know other up-and-coming disruptors.





Proud to bring inspirational speakers from across the globe
Ph.D., Research Staff Member & Manager - Blockchain Solutions, Master Inventor
Global Head of Business Development at Selerity
President at Hedera Hashgraph
Head of North America at Quoine Exchange
Founder & CEO at RealtyHop
Vice President at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Innovation Expert at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
CEO of Moodbit
Co-Founder & Managing Partner at HOF Capital
Chief Operating Officer at Cinnamon
Chief Operating Officer at Kambria and OhmniLabs.
Design Researcher at Polite Machines
Learning Strategist, Executive Coach & Speaker
Global Head of Blockchain at ComplyAdvantage
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2018 Agenda

9:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 10:15

10:15 - 10:50

10:50 - 11:00

Doors Open 

Opening Remarks 

Key Note - Blockchain & AI: Opportunities and Challenges

Roman Vaculin, Ph.D., Research Staff Member & Manager - Blockchain Solutions, Master Inventor


11:00 - 11:30

Artificial Intelligence and The Changing Nature of Work Panel:

Lee Lin, Junta Nakai, Hisham Elhaddad - Ajay Revels (moderator)

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation and Regulation for the Blockchain Industry Panel:

Tom Trowbridge, Nick Chong, Tra Vu - Joon Pak (moderator) 

12:00 - 12:10


12:10 - 12:50

"What if..?": Thinking Outside the Box

MUFG, Cinnamon, Hedera Hashgraph, Moodbit

12:50 - 1:00

Closing Remarks 

1:00 - 2:00

Lunch + Networking

Lunch is provided by Hanamizuki, fresh and modern Japanese food.

Beverages: ItoEn Tea, Sapporo Beer, wine and soft drinks



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IF Conference 2017 Highlights

Apply to Pitch at IF Conference!

Sorry we are no longer accepting applications

Startups in all verticals that are using AI or Blockchain in their companies.


- Selected startups will get to pitch in front of founders, investors and corporations.

- Selected startups will be matched with specific corporations and have the opportunity to pitch to them.

- Selected teams will receive Free Admission Tickets, VIP Cocktail Party, and Booths to showcase!

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