Bankchain = Blockchain for Banks

1. Launch of BankChain, Meeting #1

Date: 8 February, 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: GITC, State Bank of India, Navi Mumbai.

BankChain was launched by Sudin Baraokar, Head Innovation, State Bank of India and Shinam Arora, CEO, Primechain Technologies Pvt. Ltd. The first official meeting of BankChain was also held.


2. Regular BankChain meeting #2

Date: 17 March, 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: ICICI Towers, BKC, Mumbai.

Meeting chaired by Hitesh Sachdev (ICICI Bank) and Sudin Baraokar (SBI) at ICICI Towers, BKC, Mumbai.


3. Regular BankChain meeting #3

Date: 27 April, 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: ICICI Towers, BKC, Mumbai.

The 3rd official meeting of BankChain.


4. Regular BankChain meeting #4

Date: 31 May, 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: ICICI Innovation Center, Bandra, Mumbai.

The 4th official meeting of BankChain.


5. Regular BankChain meeting #5

Date: 30 June, 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: GITC, State Bank of India, Navi Mumbai.

The 5th official meeting of BankChain.


6. Virtual blockathon: Secure Documents Project

Date: 19 July, 2017

Time: 2pm to 5pm

Venue: Online


7. Technical Training #1

Date: 21 July, 2017

Time: 2pm to 6pm

Venue: Microsoft India, Santacruz East, Mumbai

Recommended architecture for scalable Blockchain solutions. Deploying blockchain on Azure


8. Regular BankChain meeting #6

Date: 3 Aug, 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: DCB Bank, 9th Floor, Tower A, Peninsula Business Park, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel (W), Mumbai

The 6th official meeting of BankChain.


9. Regular BankChain meeting #7

Date: 31 August, 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: IBM Innovation Center, Nirlon Compound, Mumbai .

The 7th official meeting of BankChain.


10. Technical Training #2

Date: 31 August, 2017

Time: 2pm to 6pm

Venue: IBM Innovation Center, Nirlon Compound, Mumbai .

Hyperledger Fabric


11. Virtual blockathon: API for peer-to-peer wallet

Date: 18 September, 2017

Time: 11am to 5pm

Venue: Online


12. Regular BankChain meeting #8

Date: 28 September, 2017

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: L&T Infotech, Powai, Mumbai

The 8th official meeting of BankChain. Agenda included overview of status of all BankChain projects, planned events of 2017.


13. Virtual blockathon: Crypto-currencies

Date: 11 October, 2017

Time: 11am to 5pm

Venue: Online


14. Regular BankChain meeting #9

Date: 23 October, 2017

Time:

Venue: Dubai


15. Bank in a box

Date: 25 October, 2017

Time: 11am to 5pm

Venue: Microsoft, Mumbai


16. Regular BankChain meeting #10

Date: 29 November, 2017

Time: 11am to 5pm

Venue: ISME ACE, One Indiabulls, Elphinestone, Mumbai

The 10th official meeting of BankChain.


17. Future Money Conference

Date: 14 December, 2017

Time: 9am to 5pm

Venue: The St. Regis Mumbai

To understand the massive disruptions in the world's money systems, the second edition of Future Money Conference is bringing together thought leaders and decision makers from the Banking and Financial Services sector.


18. Using the Vendor on-boarding and rating solution

Date: 20 December, 2017

Time: 1130 to 1215 pm IST

Venue: Skype / Zoom


19. Demo of Primechain-VENDOR

Date: 4th January 2018

Time: 1130 to 1215 pm IST

Venue: Skype

Primechain-VENDOR is a permissioned blockchain for Vendor on-boarding, NDA processing and vendor rating.


20. User testing: Primechain-VENDOR

Date: 8th to 13th January

Time: NA

Venue: Remote


21. Demo of Primechain-CHARGE

Date: 11th January 2018

Time: 1130 to 1215 pm IST

Venue: Google Meet

Primechain-CHARGE is a blockchain powered register that records all charges (hypothecation, lien, mortgage, pledge etc.) on assets (movable, immovable and intangible).


22. Demo of Primechain-P5

Date: 15th January 2018

Time: 1130 to 1215 pm IST

Venue: Google Meet

Primechain-P5 is a permissioned blockchain for near real-time cross border remittance at near zero cost. It features automated reconciliation, regulator nodes and detailed transaction meta-data.


23. Demo of Primechain-KYC

Date: 22nd January 2018

Time: 1130 to 1215 pm IST

Venue: Google Meet

Primechain-KYC is a permissioned blockchain for shared KYC, AML and CFT. Key features include opportunities to monetise KYC records, sharing of investigation reports, suspicious transaction reports, cross border wire transfer reports and AML, CFT checks against credible publicly available databases.


24. Demo of Primechain-WALLET

Date: 29th January 2018

Time: 1130 to 1215 pm IST

Venue: Google Meet

Primechain-WALLET is a permissioned blockchain for real-time peer-to-peer transfer systems with automated reconciliation.


25. Regular BankChain meeting #11

Date: 31st January, 2018

Time: 11am to 2pm IST

Venue: Bank of Baroda, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051

The 11th official meeting of BankChain.


26. Technical Training #3

Date: 31st January, 2018

Time: 2pm to 5pm IST

Venue: Bank of Baroda, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051

Integrating Bankchain APIs.


27. Online session for those who missed Bankchain meeting #11

Date: 5th February, 2018

Time: 1130 to 1200 IST

Venue: Zoom


28. Cross Border project <> Meeting #1

Date: 5th February, 2018

Time: 1230 to 1300 IST

Venue: Zoom


29. Technical Training #4

Date: 25th February, 2018

Time: 10am to 5pm GST

Venue: RAKBANK Head Office, Dubai Silicon Oasis

Integrating Bankchain APIs.


30. Discussion on Cross-Border Remittance project for Technology Committee members

Date: 28 February 2018

Time: 1130am to 1pm IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: Setting up nodes on the P5 test chain, Integration issues, Security controls, Setting up a working group and appointing a leader for the same.


31. Discussion on Cross-Border Remittance project for Regulatory Committee members

Date: 28 February 2018

Time: 2.30pm to 4pm IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: Identifying the policies to be designed, Identifying the regulatory approvals required, Setting up a working group and appointing a leader for the same.


32. Weekly Bankchain discussion (General)

Date: 20th March, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding any Bankchain project.


33. Weekly Bankchain discussion (Cross Border Project)

Date: 27th March, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding the Cross Border Remittance project.


34. Weekly Bankchain discussion (Corporate KYC and Charge Registry)

Date: 3rd April, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding the Corporate KYC and Charge Registry project.


35. Weekly Bankchain discussion (Trade Finance)

Date: 10th April, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding the "Trade Finance (invoice discounting, supply chain finance, factoring)" project.


36. Regular Bankchain meeting #12

Date: Re-scheduled (Details to be announced)

Time: Re-scheduled (Details to be announced)

Venue: ISME ACE, 3rd floor, South Annex, Tower-2, One Indiabulls, Elphinstone, Mumbai - 400013

Agenda: Emailed to all members.


37. Regular Bankchain meeting #12 (Video Conference)

Date: 16th April, 2018

Time: 11am to 1pm IST

Venue: https://www.uberconference.com


38. Weekly Bankchain discussion (Vendor on-boarding)

Date: 17th April, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding the Vendor on-boarding project.


39. Weekly Bankchain discussion (KYC-Individual)

Date: 24th April, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding the "KYC (Individual)" project.


40. Weekly Bankchain discussion (Employee background verification)

Date: 1st May, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding the "Employee background verification" project.


41. Weekly Bankchain discussion (Documentary Credits)

Date: 8th May, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding the "LoU, Bank Guarantees, LC & other Documentary Credits" project.


42. Bankchain Technical Training #5

Date: 10 and 11 May, 2018

Time: 10 am to 5 pm IST

Venue: ISME ACE, 3rd floor, South Annex, Tower-2, One Indiabulls, Elphinstone, Mumbai - 400013

Topic: Implementing and integrating Bankchain solutions.


43. Weekly Bankchain discussion (Secure Documents)

Date: 15th May, 2018

Time: 11am to 11.30am IST

Venue: Online

Agenda: To resolve any queries that members may have regarding the "Document authentication, verification & storage" project.


44. Regular Bankchain meeting #13

Date: 30th May, 2018

Time: 10am to 1pm GST

Venue: Dubai. Exact address to be announced.