The 2020 Geneva Blockchain Congress examined the theme of “from laboratory to market via ethics, regulation and governance”.
1,000 attendees from 30 countries;
50 Exhibitors and start-ups;
40 International media organisations;
8 Fields of Activity
OISTE led the “Illicit Trade and Counterfeiting” track and WISeKey led the “Deep Tech on Blockchain” track.
OISTE Foundation is a member of the Steering Committee and the Organisation Committee of GABC.
Keynote: Carlos Moreira on the subject “The DeepTech IoT on the Blockchain Platform”;
Keynote: Don Tapscott on the subject “Trust Protocol” with a World Premiere
RoundTable: “How Can Blockchain Fight Illicit Trade & Counterfeiting?”
Moderator: Carlos Moreira (WISeKey)
Panellists: Don Tapscott (BRI),
Kavita Gupta (Stanford University),
Alvise Giustiniani (Philip Morris International).
The OISTE Foundation participated as “Presenting Partner” to the event and managed the entire “Illicit Trade & Counterfeiting” track with:
Moderator: Dourgam Kummer (OISTE Foundation)
Roundtable: Blockchain & ID Technology in the Illicit Trade & Counterfeiting Battle
- Alvise Giustiniani (Philip Morris International)
- Léo Daguet (Richemont)
Blockchain solutions supporting IP/Trade Design/Trade Secret/ID Protection
- Pedro Fuentes (OISTE Foundation)
Roundtable: The potential use of Blockchain in the international legal framework for the control of illicit trade and counterfeiting
- Philippe Lucet (WeCan Protect)
- Sébastien Fanti (Fanti Law & Patent)
The potential use of Blockchain in the international legal framework for the control of illicit trade and counterfeiting:
- Tobias Freeman (Siracusa International Institute)
- Graham Mott (UNCTAD)
Concrete cases of Blockchain application in anti-illicit trade and counterfeiting:
- PMI Impact concrete activities on Blockchain
- OISTE Digital identity on the Blockchain
- Blockchain in the Watch Industry (Richemont)
OISTE Foundation objectives
- Promote the Anti-Illicit Trade Declaration;
- Attract new technologies to support and develop the fight against Illicit Trade & Counterfeiting;
- Raise awareness on the activity of the OISTE Foundation and its partners in this field;
- Engage with publics/privates/NGOs on the discussion of Anti-Illicit Trade and Counterfeiting;
- Visibility through social media publications
- Intensifying its campaign and position as a Technology NGO in the field of digital identity for persons (Digital Human Rights) & objects (Internet of Things).