Europe-India Conclave

Zero Field Labs presents

Europe-India Conclave

Blockchain India Summit 6 December 2016

Hotel Shangri-La, Connaught Place, New Delhi, India



Path-breaking, Aspirational, Invigorating !

Hey adventurers, what’s on the menu in India this winter?

Blockchain India Summit

“The raging potential of Blockchain Technology –

The next Trillion dollar opportunity that will boost Indian economy? “

What : Blockchain India Summit

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Indian delegates book tickets here:


Read Press Release

Business Wire – India Hosts its first ever Blockchain Summit with Vitalik Buterin – By Fintech Storm


Full Day Sessions

With the youngest geniuses, most influential thinkers , movers and shakers , talent force of tomorrow in Blockchain

Venue : Shangri La Hotel, Connaught Place, New Delhi, India

When : 6 December 2016 9 am to 6 pm

What’s hot this Winter : Blockchain in the Indian Capital

You can join us for a day trip to Taj Mahal after the conference!

Presenting Young Genius Vitalik Buterin for the first time to India

Hello Genius!

The land where mathematics was born – India Welcomes you!

Agenda & Key Themes

1. Blockchain & Banking

Title: Blockchain 2020 vision Disruption of everything as we know it?


2. Blockchain’s Potential to transform the future of Financial Services Infrastructure

Title: The changing landscape & new services to emerge


3. Blockchain & Identity / Authentication

Blockchain & The India Stack


4. Blockchain & Regulation

“India’s Blockchain Readiness”


5. Blockchain & Capital Markets

What Blockchain solutions are in the making?


6. Blockchain & Investment Management

Automated Compliance & Proxy Voting


7. Blockchain & Deposits/Lending

Syndicated Loans & Trade Finance


8. Blockchain Stacked with other Key Tech trends

– Cloud

– IoT

– Big Data


– Robotics

– Cyber Security


9. Blockchain Startup Showcase

Tomorrow’s Ideas : New Product Demo Zone




Our Distinguished Speakers

We are proud to welcome the young hurricane of the intellectual world

Conference Chief Guest & Keynote Speaker

See article in Indian media on Vitalik’s India visit.

See Press Release from organiser Fintech Storm / Zero Field Labs.


Vitalik Buterin

Co-Founder Ethereum

Buterin was born in Moscow, Russia and lived in the area until the age of six when his parents emigrated to Canada in search of better employment opportunities. While in third grade of elementary school in Canada, Buterin was placed into a class for gifted children and started to understand that he was drawn to math, programming, and economics. He also had the ability to add three digit numbers in his head at twice the speed of his peers. In 2012, he obtained a Bronze Medal in the International Olympiad in Informatics. He attended the University of Waterloobut dropped out to work on bitcoin full-time.

Buterin currently resides in Zug, Switzerland. In 2014 Buterin received the Thiel Fellowship.


Pybitcointools (2013-2014)

Bitcoin Magazine (2011-2014)

Ethereum (2013-)

Beginnings at Bitcoin Magazine

In September 2011, Buterin would accept to be the first co-founder and contribute as a leading writer to a new publication called Bitcoin Magazine.

In addition Buterin had written about bitcoin-related topics for other publications, including Bitcoin Weekly. Bitcoin Magazinein 2012 later began publishing a print edition and has been referred to as the first serious publication dedicated to cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin Magazine was then purchased by BTC Media, where Buterin continued to write until mid-2014.

In addition, he held a position on the editorial board of Ledger, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes full-length original research articles on the subjects of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.


He is a co-creator and inventor of Ethereum, described as a “decentralized mining network and software development platform rolled into one” that facilitates the creation of new cryptocurrencies and programs that share a single block chain (a cryptographic transaction ledger).

Buterin has contributed as a developer to other open source software projects. Some early examples are: Kryptokit, pybitcointools,, and btckeysplit. He also contributed to DarkWallet by Cody Wilson, Bitcoin Python libraries, and the cryptocurrency marketplace site Egora.

Arifa Khan

CEO Zero Field Labs, Founder Blockchain Council India


Arifa Khan is a London based Blockchain Researcher, a seasoned Banking & finance, strategy and operations executive, with over 15 years experience in Investment banking, Leveraged Finance/ Financial Sponsors Coverage/ Debt Products & Credit and Blockchain.

She has worked with two suisse banks Credit Suisse & UBS.

She currently advises Government of India on infrastructure financing, and is launching Blockchain Council India.

Her profile features in Femtech Leaders. ( )

Arifa’s latest project is setting up a Blockchain eco-system in India through a Suite of Blockchain Solution Providers for Indian market, Blockchain Excellence Centre, a Blockchain Startup Accelerator, and a fund for Blockchain Startups.

Arifa is Member Wharton UK Alumni Club Committee, Founder Europe-India Conclave , Fintech Storm and Blockchain Storm.



Cale Teeter




Cale Teeter is a Senior Software Development Engineer at Microsoft working with partners and ISVs in blockchain technology. He has been at Microsoft for 5 years and works closely with engineering groups in Azure and Developer Tools to enable the solutions that the partners are creating. He also works with Microsoft’s business development team and engineering on the first party offerings that Microsoft is building in the blockchain space. Most recently, he has been spending efforts to bring Solidity language into the Visual Studio product. His background is 15 years as a software developer in NYC working with large enterprises, finance and insurance verticals and he is highly passionate about driving the blockchain efforts at Microsoft. Cale lives in New York City.


Subash George Manuel

Founder, Director & CEO – Bee One UK Ltd and CryptoCarbon


CryptoCarbon is Sponsor & Crypto Partner of Blockchain India Summit & Blockchain Storm Global Series 

Subash George Manuel is a qualified lawyer and international attorney with Masters in Law from UK and QLTT from Oxford Institute of Legal Practice. He is a born entrepreneur with a passion to perform and is an exceptional leader. Subash is a Blockchain legal consultant who does his research on smart contracts, distributed consensus networks and algorithmical governance from a legal, technological and sociological perspective.


Andrew Keys, Head of Global Business Development




Andrew drives strategic partnerships, business development, enterprise strategy and communications for ConsenSys and co-founded ConsenSys Enterprise, to create Fortune 500 blockchain solutions.

Andrew comes to ConsenSys with capital markets, healthcare, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, Andrew worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereum.

Andrew graduated from Loyola University in Maryland and University of Auckland with degrees in economics and international finance.

Stuart Trusty

Expert in Super Computing & Bitcoin Miner


Stuart Trusty is an expert in high-performance computing (HPC) and supercomputing solutions since 2000, with a present focus of leveraging this technology in GPU-based cryptocurrency mining. Stuart has placed two supercomputers on the Top 500 Supercomputers roster, and his clients have included American Museum of Natural History, Livermore National Labs, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, and an array of other top US universities and classified US Military installations, serviced from the industry-grade data center he owned and operated in Atlanta, USA.

Stuart produced a custom Linux-based cluster operating system in partnership with Los Alamos National Labs as well as the first global shared memory application for Linux clusters using the Dolphinics high-speed network adapters. Stuart produced the national website for the government of The Dominican Republic, and has consulted in China and Russia on computing installations. Stuart was founding technologist for Jack Ma Yun (Chairman, Alibaba) and trained him on the Internet from his original Internet Service Provider (ISP) Virtual Broadcast Network in 1994. He looks forward to utilizing his skills and experience to assist India in entering the arena of cryptocurrency on the world stage.


Richard Knight, Microsoft


Microsoft is Sponsor & Global Blcockhain Partner of Blockchain India Summit & Blockchain Storm Global Series 

Richard Knight is part of the Microsoft Global Black Belt team in Asia enabling Customers in their digital transformation journey to move to the Cloud using the capabilities of Microsoft Azure with a focus on new technologies and services. Lately, Richard has also been working with Customers, Partners and Startups to develop and build out use cases in the distributed ledged and blockchain space across industries from financial services to supply chain management.


Rajesh Mirjankar,  Managing Director & CEO, Co-founder Infra Soft Tech

Rajesh Mirjankar is the Managing Director & CEO of Infrasoft Technologies. A career spanning over 24 years, dedicated to technology solution for financial services sector with a unique blend of business & technology competence in equal measure, Rajesh, has been instrumental in driving innovations on Digital & RegTech Solutions at InfrasoftTech.
InfrasoftTech is a pioneer in Fintech Digital Solutions with over 450 clients across 36 countries including over 300 banks for their Core Banking & Payments Solutions of which 200 are on a Cloud model, and over 160 Banks using their RegTech solutions. InfrasoftTech has launched several digital solutions for the Fintech age banking including Mobility solutions, Bots, Contactless Payments, AI based Anti-Fraud solutions, and Big Data Analytics.
Blockchain adoption comes naturally for InfrasoftTech being leaders in the areas of Core Transaction Processing, Payments, and RegTech where the world will see maximum impact of disruptive technologies in distributed processing.


Vishweshwaran Ramakrishnan, National payments Corporation of India


Vishweshwaran Ramakrishnan leads the Blockchain Technology initiatives at NPCI. NPCI organized an Ideathon for Blockchain Technology in Retail Payments in India for Bankers and Blockchain technology specialists. He has been an active member in the working group of IDRBT and RBI preparing the approach paper on the “Blockchain Technology (BCT) for Indian Banking system”.

At NPCI he also leads the product development of IMPS (Immediate Payments Service) that has been in the forefront of enabling peer-to-peer retail digital payment transformation using mobile and Internet in India.

Vishy has over 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing, product development in Information Technology, Retail Banking and Retail Payments domain.


More Speakers to be announced soon..



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At Blockchain and Banking – the theme for 30 September 2016 in Geneva

We explored how Blockchain is reshaping strategy of Banks across the world

How can Banks respond better to the Blockchain Effect?
The question is not what new opportunities you can chase in the era of Blockchain

The question is – “What will you be in the Blockchain enabled world?”

This event is brought to you by Zero Field Labs, Fintech Storm, Blockchain Storm.

See Article in Indian media on Vitalik’s India visit.

See Press Release from organiser Fintech Storm / Zero Field Labs.


Ms Arifa Khan, CEO of Zero Field Labs straddles the world of

Banking, Finance, Blockchain & Corporate Strategy

Come to Europe India Conclave 2016

Blockchain India Summit 6 Dec 2016!



No matter which industry you belong to and what your blockchain needs may be, Zero Field Labs can help.

Attendees of the Blockchain Storm can book a free one-on-one consultation with Zero Field Labs

Come explore how your business strategies, products and services will look like in the blockchain enabled world?

Which companies should showcase at this Forum?

Some companies showcasing at this event are : Bigchain DB, Coinsilium, Factom, Consensys

Any company that wants to support the Blockchain eco-system

Any Banking & Financial Services firm that wants to adopt the latest technology & innovation

Any company that wants to get exposure in European and Asian Blockchain ecosystem through

Blockchain Storm’s vast networks

Any Blockchain Solution that wants to gain visibility with international Banking & Financial Services firms


Who Should Attend?

Anyone who is interested to learn :

Blockchain and the future of banking & financial services

The latest advances in distributed ledger technologies

How can distributed ledgers solve real word probelms

Meet cool Founders of some exciting blockchain solutions

Typical attendee profile

• International Banking & Capital Markets Professionals

• Bitcoin & Blockchain companies that want to showcase at this event

• Founders, Inventors and Thought-leaders in Blockchain

• Startups looking to hire Blockchain talent

• Academic Researchers

• Strategy Consultants

• Accountants

• Legal Professionals

• Insurance Industry Professionals

• Brokers, Financial Market Participants

• Journalists

We are committed to creating and connecting the Blockchain Inventor Community in Europe.

Come join the Blockchain Revolution !


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