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Hack 4 Diamonds - Antwerp


  • Anvers, Région Flamande Belgium (map)

Join us for #hack4diamonds, the first-ever hackathon in the diamond industry, will take place in Antwerp from May 4-6th! One of the 3 challenges revolves around #blockchain and financial transactions. 

The focus of Friday May 4th will be “Blockchain Applications in the Banking and Diamond Industry”

  • 14.00 – 14.15: Coffee and registration
  • 14.15 – 14.20: Introduction (Ari Epstein, CEO Antwerp World Diamond Centre)
  • 14.20 – 16.30: Blockchain Applications in the Banking and Diamond Industry
    • The Diamond Time-Lapse Protocol (Leanne Kemp, CEO Everledger
    • Blockchain in Financial Services (Tom Hansen, Project Manager Open Banking, BNP Paribas Fortis)
    • Diamond Blockchain Initiative – Assurance Through Technology (Deepak Gopalakrishna, Project Lead BCG Digital Ventures)
    • We.Trade – A Blockchain Platform for Trade Financing (Dirk Hermans, Blockchain Solutions OwnerKBC)
    • KYC on the Blockchain – Trust-Hive (Dave Remue, Blockchain Lead, B-Hive)
  • 16.30 – 17.00: Q&A and discussion: How can Blockchain support the collaboration between banks and the diamond industry?