Creatives: Unblocked

Exploring the benefits of blockchain to the creative industries...

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Creatives: Unblocked

9:30am‐ 4:30pm
Rise London
41 Luke St, London, EC2A 4AR
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Exploring the benefits of blockchain to the creative industries:

– Blockchain for music
– Blockchain for film
– Blockchain for media, adtech and marketing

How is blockchain transforming the music and film business to benefit creators? Can micropayments facilitated by cryptocurrencies save the media? How are advertising and marketing being turned on their heads by new developments in blockchain technology? Get answers to these questions and more at Creatives: Unblocked.

What You Will Learn

– User-friendly introduction to cryptocurrencies and applications of blockchain
– Discover new use cases and applications affecting the creative industries
– Understand the strategic importance of blockchain and the new business models being created that will transform the way you do business
– Keep up-to-date with the latest new developments in the field with case-study led content
– Meet leading startups, investors and entrepreneurs innovating for the future


Welcome, registration and coffee
9.30 - 9.45

Sign in and join us for coffee and croissants

Introduction to Blockchain and the Creative Industries

This opening presentation by Unblocked Founder, Helen Disney, explains what blockchain is, what distributed ledgers are, and how they are transforming a range of creative industries.

Panel - Blockchain for Music
10.00 - 11.15

How is blockchain transforming the music business?


Marcus O’Dair – Middlesex University and Digital Catapult

Colin Palmer – CTO, BitTicket

Additional speakers to be announced.

Coffee break and networking
11.15 - 11.30

Coffee break and exhibition space opens

Blockchain for the Film Industry
11.30 - 12.30

What can blockchain do to help the film industry?

Maria Tanjala – Co-Founder, Big Couch and FilmChain

12.30 - 1.30

Please join us for a buffet lunch, view the exhibits and chat to speakers

Start Up Showcase
1.30 - 2.30

Hear rapid pitches from innovators in the field.

Blockchain for the Media
2.30 - 3.30

How can blockchain/DLT help content creators protect their intellectual property and monetise their work? Is blockchain the saviour of a dying media industry? Can blockchain turn advertising and marketing models on their heads to re-empower the consumer?

Christine Mohan – Co-Founder, Civil
Helen Disney – Unblocked (Moderator)
Further speakers to be announced

Future Vision
3.30 - 4.00pm

What will the Creative Industries be like in a blockchain-based future? What long-term impact will this technology have on one of Britain’s most vibrant and important economic sectors?

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41 Luke St, London, EC2A 4AR

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