Blockchain & Business: How programmable value is disrupting finance

Come and listen to some of New Zealand’s thought leaders discuss blockchain, decentralized finance and programmable value at this Techweek panel event.

What's it all about?

Blockchain technology represents a paradigm shift in the way that we interact with value and financial systems. At this event we'll hear from some of New Zealand's leading people and businesses who are driving the development and adoption of this transformative technology. 


Topics will include:


Programmable value - How smart contracts will shift the way we exchange value.

Blockchain in New Zealand - Hear about what's happening here in NZ from Business & Thought leaders. 

Decentralized Finance: How DeFi is bringing 2.5 billion unbanked individuals into the global economy.



You should be present for the whole duration of this event.

BizDojo Christchurch, 4 Ash St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch

Tuesday 21 May
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Free event
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Callum Gladstone

Strategy Consultant @ Axia Labs

Callum is a blockchain native, having been deeply involved in the blockchain ecosystem for several years he’s built a wealth of knowledge around blockchain, decentralized governance and token design. He applies this knowledge as a Strategy Consultant at Axia Labs, a global consulting company providing top-down advice to groups ranging from startup to enterprise.

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Matthew Shallcrass

Director @ Baker Tilly Staples Rodway

Matthew is a Director at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway, who provide up-to-date advice on how to deal with the constantly shifting intersections of accounting, tax, and cryptocurrencies. He has advised several Kiwi blockchain companies and is deeply involved in the Christchurch blockchain ecosystem.

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Alison Mackie

Co-Founder @ Meterme

Alison recently co-founded Meterme, a utilities company which aims to solve the fundamental issues with NZ’s current water provision infrastructure through an integrated platform utilizing IoT smart meters & blockchain verified data.

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Adam Lyness

Founder @ Intranel

Adam is a technology industry veteran, and co-founder of software development & consulting company Intranel. He regularly speaks at Blockchain industry events and is passionate about helping enterprises realise real value from this new technology.

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Ben Jordan

Product Director @ Sylo

Heading up the product department at Sylo, a decentralised platform focused on secure communication and social FinTech, is Co-Founder Ben Jordan. An innovation champion, Ben regularly speaks at category events around the world about how decentralisation and new era technologies like blockchain can change the way we live.

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Dr. Stephen Wingreen

Professor @ University of Canterbury

Stephen is a professor at the University of Canterbury College of Business & Law specializing in emerging technologies, information systems and data ethics. He brings a highly-regarded academic perspective to the panel.

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