About this Symposium

This symposium is for private delegations. Please email for more information.


What to expect:

This one day symposium is designed to enable participants to understand blockchain technologies, their potential and learn about fast emerging real world applications.

The course is highly interactive and will introduce participants to different distributed ledger implementations, trustless systems and how the entrepreneurs of the future are leveraging blockchain protocols.

The course is taught by experts in Blockchain technology and you will learn about cutting edge applications by emerging starts ups.

Blockchain has the potential to disrupt many industries and market segments.  Applications range from transforming finance, supply chain management, to revolutionising housing and energy markets, content distribution and many other sectors.

Yet like every other technology blockchain comes with new terms, acronyms and design concepts that are challenging to understand and are developing (and often changing) fast.

This course will enable you to understand the transformative effects of Blockchain on your industry and clients.


What will you gain?

  • A unique, immersive and educational experience
  • getting to understand disruptive technologies and ‘next practices’ from a practical, real life perspective beyond the mumbo jumbo.
  • Measured insights into the risks, rewards and impact of Blockchain technologies and emerging trends and how to prepare for them.
  • Be better informed about how blockchain technologies are shaping the future of finance and other industries
  • Get on the way to become an innovator in fin-tech

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The Grid Media is proud to bring together the Advanced Blockchain Architecture and Applications in London, United Kingdom for local and overseas delegations.

May Khizam

Founder & Chief Strategist, The Grid Media Ltd

Expert Facilitators

Robert Castelo
Code Positive Services

Christian Ahlert

Ismail Malik


Morning session – 09:00 to 12:00 (refreshment break 10:30 to 10:45)

Blockchain Architecture and decentralized systems

  • What is money
  • Bitcoin Design Principles
  • Cryptographic approaches, distributed ledger technologies, permissionless shared databases
  • 101 on decentralized money and organisations
  • Smart contracts and programmable money

Lunch Break – 12:00 to 13:00

Afternoon session  13:00 to 15:00 (refreshment break 14:00 to 14:15)

Tokenization of Finance and Security Aspects

  • Cyber Security aspects of crypto currencies and tokenization of financial products and assets
  • Emerging real world applications of different blockchain applications: new currencies, supply chain, real estate, asset management
  • Future trends: Decentralised Organisations


Expert Facilitators - Bios


Robert Castelo: Robert has a quarter of a century experience as a programmer and web architect. He was one of the founders of the Drupal open source community in the UK and has engineered large scale systems for major financial institutions including Worldpay and Sage Pay. He is a regular teacher, coach, mentor, and consultant for organisations implementing open source solutions.

Recently he has become active in the Cardano project which is building an advanced version of a globally, decentralised financial platform using cryptography and blockchain, with a major emphasis on interoperability with other blockchains and legacy fintech services.


Christian Ahlert: Christian is technology entrepreneur and catalyst. He has been part of the founding team of several start ups using machine learning to solve real world problems. He ran the first p2p finance innovation programme for the UK’s National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts (NESTA) following the financial crises in 2009 to identify disruptive technologies able to transform the finance sector.

He also runs the UK’s largest tech start up community ‘MiniBar’ with 9,000 members and organized his first bitcoin and crypto event as far back as 2011 (but declined to buy any bitcoin back then when it cost around 1 USD).

Ismail Malik
: Ismael, is the Editor in Chief of the world’s foremost publication on Initial Coin Offerings — ICOcrowd, has over 20 years experience in technology related startups and entrepreneurship, and is among the leading experts in the blockchain field.

In fact, Ismail has been recognized as part of the top-100 most influential people in blockchain by rise.global. Ismail is also the founder and CEO of Blockchain Lab, ‘supplychain on blockchains consultant’ for Chainx, crafts smart contracts on the blockchain for SmartLedger. He has a wide range of skills & expertise relating to blockchain & crypto, and regularly speaks at blockchain events.



Who should attend

Analysts, Managers and Directors in Technology, Operations and Finance.

The Grid Media Ltd reserves the right to refuse registration if it deems that the prospective delegate represents a conflict of interest or is not relevant to the purpose of the symposium.

Similarly, The Grid Media Ltd will only issue invitation letters to prospective delegates from outside the United Kingdom once it has verified the name, title and organisation to which the delegate belongs.




Important dates

To be confirmed with each delegation based on dates that are mutually suitable.


Central London – To be confirmed with each delegation based on convenience and budget

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