February 22, 2024, INPT, Rabat, Morocco.

IEEE Morocco Blockchain Summit

February 22, 2024, INPT, Rabat, Morocco

AMTIC, INPT, and the IEEE Morocco Section, are delighted to announce the organization of the second edition of the IEEE Morocco Blockchain Summit. The event will take place, in hybride mode, on February 22, 2024, in INPT, Rabat, Morocco.

Blockchain technology has emerged as a revolutionary approach towards strengthening digital trust, but many challenges and open issues persist, potentially inhibiting the widespread adoption of Blockchain in critical organizations and ecosystems.

This event is an opportunity for different actors and stakeholders, from academia, industry, and various organizations, to exchange and discuss research results, case studies, opportunities, challenges, and emerging directions related to Blockchain technology.

The event features keynote presentations by distinguished speakers from around the world, bringing diverse perspectives and deep insights into the evolving realm of Blockchain. Interactive panel sessions will also complement the program, providing a forum for the participants to actively contribute to the discussions, ask direct questions, and exchange on different positions and views.

To contact us, please feel free to send an email to: contact@blockchainsummit.ma

Speakers (*)

Image Robert Alizon (**)
nChain
Switzerland
Image Meryeme Ayache
INPT
Morocco
Image Badr Bellaj
Mchain
UK/Morocco
Image Emmanuel Bertin (**)
Orange
France
Image Rachid Chami (**)
Celestia Labs
UK
Image Mathieu Ducroux (**)
nChain
Switzerland
Image Muslim Elkotob
Vodafone
Germany
Image Satya Narain Gupta (**)
NGNguru
India
Image Rick Kuhn (**)
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
USA
Image Stephan Nilsson (**)
UNISOT
Norway
Image Adil Raissouni
Tanger Med
Morocco
Image Micha Roon
Hashgraph Association
Switzerland
Image Angelos Stavrou (**)
Virginia Tech
USA

(*) In alphabetical order
(**) Remote speaker

Committee

General Chairs

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Latif Ladid

IPv6 Forum

Luxembourg

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Mouhcine Chami

AMTIC

Morocco

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Mustapha Benjillali

IEEE

Morocco

Organizing Committee

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Asmae Ait Mansour

INPT/AMTIC

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Kaouthar Bousselam

INPT

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Houda Chafnaji

INPT

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Abdelaali Chaoub

INPT

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Zineb El Akkaoui

INPT

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Ikram El Asri

INPT/AMTIC

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Assia El Hadbi

INPT/AMTIC

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Oussama El Issati

INPT/AMTIC

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Azhar Hadmi

ISMAC/AMTIC

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Aafaf Ouaddah

INPT

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Amina Radgui

INPT/AMTIC

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Dounia Zaidouni

INPT

Agenda

Thursday February 22, 2024
08h30 – 09h00

Registration and Welcoming

09h00 – 09h30

Opening Remarks:

Ahmed Tamtaoui, Acting INPT Director

Mouhcine Chami, IEEE MBCS’24 Co-Chair, AMTIC President

09h30 – 10h00

Group Photo
Morning Coffee

10h00 – 12h00

Morning Session

Moderator: Latif Ladid, IPv6 Forum, Luxembourg

Muslim Elkotob, Principal Solutions Architect (Vodafone, Germany)
DLT Blockchain-based Market Place Broker as Collaboration Enabler for Telco Data Spaces

Robert Alizon (*), Chief IP Officer (nChain, Switzerland)
Strategizing IP to democratize blockchain

Adil Raissouni, Head of Tanger Med Port Community System (Tanger Med, Morocco)
Leveraging Blockchain Technology for Certified Merchandise Pick-Up in Logistics: A Case Study Approach

Stephan Nilsson (*), CEO and Co-founder (Unisot AS, Norway)
Real World Asset Traceability for Global Supply Chains, using AI, Blockchain and IPv6

Badr Bellaj, Blockchain Specialist (Mchain CTO, Morocco)
Strategic Significance of National Blockchain Networks in B2B Dynamics

Satya Narain Gupta (*), Chairman Bharat IPV6 Forum and Blockchain For Productivity, (NGNguru, India)
Convergence of Blockchain and IPv6- Towards Decentralised, Secured, Trusted Internet as Digital Public Good

Angelos Stavrou (*), Professor and Entreneuship Activities Lead (Virginia Tech, USA)
Blockchain & IoT Sensors for Agriculture: Opportunities and Security Implications

12h00 – 12h30

Morning Panel and Open Q&A

Moderator: Latif Ladid, IPv6 Forum, Luxembourg

Panelists: Muslim Elkotob, Robert Alizon, Adil Raissouni, Stephan Nilsson, Badr Bellaj, Satya Narain Gupta, and Angelos Stavrou.

12h30 – 14h00

Lunch Break

14h00 – 16h00

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Muslim Elkotob, Principal Solutions Architect (Vodafone, Germany)

Micha Roon, Head of Engineering (Hashgraph Association, Switzerland)
Automating Trust and Privacy

Richard Kuhn (*), Supervisory Computer Scientist (NIST, USA)
Privacy Enhanced Distributed Ledger Technology and Hyperledger Implementation

Meryeme Ayache, Professor (INPT, Morocco)
How can Blockchain and AI save our lives?

Mathieu Ducroux (*), Senior Researcher (nChain, Switzerland)
Enhancing Network Security using Blockchain Technology

Rachid Chami (*), Software Engineer (Celestia Labs, UK)
Introduction to Modular Blockchains

Emmanuel Bertin (*), Senior expert (Orange, France)
Blockchains promises and limits, the Telecom case

16h00 – 16h30

Afternoon Panel and Open Q&A

Moderator: Muslim Elkotob, Principal Solutions Architect (Vodafone, UK)

Panelists: Micha Roon, Richard Kuhn, Meryeme Ayache, Mathieu Ducroux, Rachid Chami, and Emmanuel Bertin.

16h30 – 17h00

Day Summary & Closing

(*) Remote presentation

Galery

Opening Remarks

Group Photo

Morning Session (In-Person Speakers)

Morning Panel

Afternoon Session (In-Person Speakers)

Afternoun Panel

Group Photo

Organizers & Partners