Oct 30

Overview of the event

Smart contracts are a potentially highly transformational technology currently developing on top of blockchain technologies i.e. self-enforcing agreements in the form of executable programs that are deployed to and run on top of (specialised) blockchains. Decentralized applications (dApps) are digital applications or programs that exist and run on a blockchain or P2P network of computers instead of a single computer, and are outside the purview and control of a single authority.

The conference aims to open critical discussions on the next generation of dapps and provide a learning opportunity facilitating discussions around different governance mechanisms, usability and security of self-sovereign authentication models, next steps in the development of decentralized exchanges, as well as recent developments and the way forward for different scaling solutions.

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12 Speakers
11 Topics
50 Tickets

Conference Schedule

Smart Contract and DApps - Blockchain 2.0 Summit, Bangalore
X Topic Abstract

Ethereum is the second most valued cryptocurrency with market cap of over $29 billion and daily average trading volume of over $1.3 billion. It enables us to create smart contracts that can run and function in a decentralized and trustless manner. With smart contracts, security consciousness is extremely important as they deal with high-value digital assets. Smart contract programming requires a different engineering mindset compared to developing web or mobile applications. This talk will cover the smart contract security mindset, known vulnerabilities and discuss security best practices and tooling as they pertain to smart contract development in Ethereum.

Speaker Profile

Prabhu was earlier the India region services delivery head for Hewlett Packard Software division, and has over 26 years’ experience in the software technology & services industry. He has held several technology, project/program, organizational and business leadership roles , operating across US, Europe, Australia/NZ and India. Prabhu is a seasoned distributed computing technologist having led and managed globally distributed software development & consulting teams for over two decades. He has significant experience in building and operating technology solutions for global banks and financial services firms across retail & correspondent banking, payments, trade finance , insurance and private banking.

Prabhu strongly believes in the potential of blockchain technologies to transform businesses, societies and political governance models, and to empower individuals through self-sovereign identity. He is on a mission to help address blockchain talent shortage by helping professionals, executives, investors & entrepreneurs understand , evaluate and adopt blockchain technology, while being aware of the associated risks. Prabhu has also authored an online course on Blockchain technology fundamentals. His current areas of focus include development of full-stack decentralized applications on Ethereum platform, and staying on top of the rapidly evolving blockchain landscape.

Prabhu holds a master’s degree in Electronics & Controls engineering from BITS, Pilani.

X Topic Abstract

How smart contracts have potential to solve deterring issues of Non-Performing Assets (NPA) grappling most economies and how they could be instrumental in increasing GDP of any country? The talk would bring forth killer smart contract uses cases & applications that have direct impact on a company's profitability and earning per share (EPS) - something that even top CEOs miss out. This will be illustrated with a full blown out yet simple financial analysis.

Speaker Profile

Vijay Kumar is a Blockchain enthusiast & is a Certified Blockchain Expert, Certified Cryptocurrency Expert, Certified Bitcoin Expert & Certified Ethereum Expert. He has 17+ years of experience across Technology (Blockchain& Information Security), Customer Focused Product Planning/Delivery and Strategic Operations. Vijay is an alumnus of the Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad, IIIT-Bangalore and NIT Warangal. Vijay writes strategic business articles on Blockchain, Security, Retail, E-commerce warfare & M&A - his articles have been published in The Indian Economist, Qrius, IndianRetailer.com & Startupunit.com. In his current role, Vijay takes care of Strategic Operations for TiVo India.

X Topic Abstract

The current cryptospace is riddled with scalability and privacy issues. However, we may finally have a solution in sight with layer 2 protocols. If executed properly, the layer 2 protocols have the potential to solve these problems and take cryptocurrencies to the next level.

Speaker Profile

Rajarshi Mitra is a blockchain researcher and writer. He writes for Blockgeeks, a crypto education platform founded by Ameer Rosic and Dmitry Buterin, the father of Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin. He is also the head of crypto research for CoinLive, a crypto news portal, and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the space. He has also written for SpringRole, a Bangalore based blockchain project. He believes that the blockchain technology will play a critical role in our future and plans on becoming THE voice of the crypto industry.

X Speaker Profile

Ranjeetha Raja leads Digital transformation for Enterprise BI and Mobility teams at Dell Digital. This involves defining transformation charters encompassing People, Process and Technology aspects of the organization. She is also a Product Owner for the Data Sciences team. She is leading several initiatives to evangelize and adopt emerging technologies and practices at Dell Digital.

Ranjeetha has close to 14 years of industry experience and has worked at SAP and Infosys before joining Dell. She owns a patent in the space of Test automation. She has also co-founded a startup and brings on valuable entrepreneurial experiences. She is a B.Tech in Computer Engineering and an MBA from IIM-Calicut.

X Topic Abstract

Decentralized exchanges are the way forward to democratizing trading, reinforcing the zeitgeist, that of building "trust less" economies.

Be it reducing risks, ensuring quality or securing trading, decentralized exchanges hold the key to an interesting future.

But the road ahead is unpaved and plenty remains to be done before decentralized exchanges become the de-facto standard for trading.

Speaker Profile

Deepthi has over a decade of experience in the technology and financial services space. She has worked in diverse areas such as IT strategy, innovation, software implementation and market research.

At Société Générale, Deepthi is scripting a massive enterprise wide transformation effort, that of building skills and expertise at scale, upskilling over 3000 associates across business units. An exciting journey as Deepthi explores ways to build an adaptive, future ready workforce, equipped to work with the latest digital technologies and methodologies.

Prior to Société Générale, Deepthi headed the Market Research group at Royal Bank of Scotland, where she was instrumental in advocating and thereby, bringing focus to digital transformation in a traditionally-run function such as Supply Chain Services.

Deepthi started her financial services’ journey with Axis Bank as an IT Innovation Strategist, where she conceptualized many use cases and spearheaded their proof of concepts, all using emerging technologies, to solve business problems across the value chain, from front to back office.

Deepthi has also worked with TCS and IBM in India, Canada, Spain and Turkey. At IBM, Deepthi established the Enterprise Incentive Center of Excellence, a niche techno-functional domain.

Deepthi holds an MBA in Marketing and Strategy & Leadership from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, Masters in Computer Application from IMCC, Pune University, and Bachelors in Mathematics from Fergusson College, Pune.

X Topic Abstract

Amid a digital transformation, and at a time when data breaches and security concerns are on the rise, blockchain technologies have the potential to drastically reduce the cost of transactions and enable faster, more secure business. Smart contracts - at the core of blockchain technologies - are self-verifying, self-executing agreements that can function autonomously. The presentation will throw light on underlying Software Engineering that uses emerging technologies such as IoT to implement Smart Contracts. The presentation will highlight typical use cases to illustrate the core principals.

Speaker Profile

About Mr. Rajesh Rathi, MD and President , Control Infotech

After working in the USA and Japan for multinational companies in the early years Mr. Rathi turned to self-employment in 1990. He had been working in the domains of Industrial and Power Automation. Mr. Rathi lead CI group of companies that have operations in above domains in India and the USA.

He is a senior member of the International Society of Automation (ISA), an executive committee member of the Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) and a member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)

X Topic Abstract

We believe that decentralized computing will mark a transition away from cloud computing and is the next major wave of computing.

Blockstack is the new decentralized internet.

With Blockstack, users control their data and apps run on their devices. There are no middlemen, no passwords, no massive data silos to breach, and no services tracking us around the internet.

Data storage is simple and reliable and uses existing cloud infrastructure. Users can connect with their existing AWS S3, or similar cloud storage and the data will then be synced from their local device up to their cloud.

Decentralized apps are a new type of software program designed to exist on the Internet in a way that is not controlled by any single entity. Where bitcoin is a decentralized value exchange, a decentralized application aims to achieve functionality beyond transactions that exchange value.Decentralized apps potentially represent the next generation of computing. In a completely decentralized world all things occur using peer-to-peer networks and the idea of centralized entities are non-existent. This distributed future is still being designed and built but the early stages of development are looking promising.

This is a session on Decentralized application that was developed on blockstack, keeping decentralized social networking as a real world use case.

Speaker Profile

Shankar has close to 12 years of experience in the software industry. In his current role as Staff Engineer at Infoblox, he has ownership of Network Control product (DNS, DHCP, IPAM) for various public & private clouds and Micro service architecture solutions.

He is also playing key role in the Decentralization technology movement by contributing towards Blockstack, Blockchain start-ups like Afari.io (Decentralized Social Network), Saving Organ Mines & dApps Presence.

His expertise is; not as developing intelligent systems (artificial intelligence) or building systems that can learn (machine learning), but as creating network of systems that can learn to be intelligent.

X Topic Abstract

One has seen a lot of technical progress in Smart Contracts and Blockchain - privacy, speed, turing complete programming languages and so on. The business use cases found suitable for blockhain/Smart contracts are expansive covering all sectors from agriculture to finance to media. But the technology still hasn't matured in a way that makes it easily consumable by the industry in a big way. Despite a lot of investment, innovation and product development in this space they seem disconnected without the threshold maturity. In the next 45 mins we will review some of the challenges one would face in developing, integrating, deploying and managing production ready applications.

Speaker Profile

Senthil has over 20 years experience in the investment banking space working with Top-tier Investment Banks in London and New York. He has explored using Blockchain & Smart contracts in banking by building prototype applications for use-cases in trade finance, post trade settlement and centralised OTC trade agreements. Senthil currently heads HopOn a startup in the mobility sector. In HopOn he is evaluating the design of SC/Blockchain in cab/mobility user cases.

X Topic Abstract

This talk/demo is focused on Ethereum based Blockchain application with Azure blockchain workbench. you will learn to create Private Ethereum Blockchain network and write smart contracts with Solidity and deploy smart contract on to Azure.

X Topic Abstract

How software development on Blockchains is fundamentally different from traditional software development?

Smart contracts on blockchain have paved way for a new class of solutions. Unlike traditional software systems, these applications are decentralized (Dapps). This property of DApps calls for change in conventional software design approach to truly realize their potential since many of the conventional design patterns aren't applicable. This talk will cover three key aspects critical to smart contracts & dapps:

Trust & Security Architecture : Smart contracts are immutable : once deployed on the blockchain, they cannot be changed. One implication of this is that utmost care must be taken to make the code base secure. Emerging paradigms also allow for up-gradable contracts but this requires that the trust architecture is carefully designed.

Efficiency : Blockchains achieve decentralization using replication. This leads to redundancy - for developers this means that care must be taken to make smart contracts more efficient as there is cost involved for every transaction

User Experience : DApps have to also take into consideration ease of use for users unfamiliar with this new technology. There is a tradeoff required in terms of hiding the underlying complexity of blockchains while ensuring that the trust architecture achieved by technology is communicated to the user so that they implicitly trust the solution.

Speaker Profile

Jaywardhan is Principal Engineer at Koinearth. He is an Alumnus of NIT Warangal. He has been working on design and development of blockchain based Nash platform. This platform abstracts out complexities of developing blockchain based solutions. He is currently working on designing and developing EV charging solution on top of Nash platform. He has also been working on developing and integrating incentive mechanisms on blockchain that can be used to incentivise user behaviour.

X Topic Abstract

One of the key requirements of Organic Farming is to ensure that there is no chemical fertilizer that is used. We are working on an application that would provide a farmer to track his activities on a blockchain so as to ensure end to end traceability of the process that has been followed from the day the seeds were bought all the way till the produce reaches the store. We will enable QR Codes for the consumers to check based on what they see on the product.

Speaker Profile

Vishvas is the Founder Director and technologist behind the venture. A career spanning some of the most versatile technology companies as well as consulting organizations has given Vishvas the necessary ammunition to lead the venture.

Our Speakers

Prabhu Eshwarla



Vijay Kumar

Senior Program Manager | Technology Executive (Blockchain& Security)


Rajarshi Mitra

Head of Crypto Research


Shankar Ganesh PJ

Staff Engineer


Ranjeetha Raja

Program Manager

Dell EMC

Vishvas BS Rao

Founder, Director

Nivid Artificial Intelligence Private Limited

Murughan Palaniachari

Principal Consultant - Blockchain and DevOps

Pingala Software

Senthil Radhakrishnan



Deepthi Rajan

Head Technology Upskilling and Communication, Corporate and Investment Banking Technology

Société Générale

Jaywardhan Sawale

Principal Engineer


Rajesh Rathi

MD and President

Control Infotech

Subhashree Mohanarengan


Saving Organ Mines

Our Pricing

Group of three or more

Rs 7000 + GST

Till October 30
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Rs 8000 + GST

Till October 12

Rs 9000 + GST

Till October 30

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Who can attend Smart Contract and DApps - Blockchain 2.0 Summit in Bangalore?

Experts in fields including (but not limited to):

- programming languages,
- verification,
- security,
- software engineering,
- decision and game theory,
- cryptography,
- finance and economics,
- monetary systems,
- finance and economics

as well as, practitioners and companies interested in blockchain technologies, are invited to submit their findings, case studies and reports on open problems for presentation at the workshop, take part in this second edition of WTSC and make it a lively forum.

Why to attend Smart Contract and DApps - Blockchain 2.0 Summit in Bangalore?

Understand the state of development of Smart Contracts & DApps by exchanges, clearing houses, central counter parties and payment systems, and what it means for you.

What will you learn about?

Detecting where underlying problems and frictions exist in your organisation that will be alleviated by Smart Contracts & DApps. Using Smart Contracts & DApps as a tool for innovation across your organisation

Are there any prerequisites to attend this program?


Do I need to register for the event?

Yes, all conference attendees must register in advance to attend the event.