Mark your calendars for January with upcoming Blockchain seminars and conferences.
The rapidly growing Blockchain Technology is now making its mark world-wide. For the last couple of years, there are continuous campaigns for Blockchain awareness all over the world. 2020 seems to be a more significant year for Blockchain adoption and awareness as blockchain has seen a boom in its adoption until the end of 2019. As the latest trends and development in this innovative and revolutionary technology needs to be addressed to the IT professionals, industrialists, investors, governments and the general public; 2020 is going to be a host to sensitize Blockchain on a larger scale.
Starting with the month of January, there are some very important conferences and events being held this month. Following are some major events which will have some of the top players in Blockchain industry, delivering their expertise on the latest trends and developments.
As Blockchain has become the talk of the town for American IT industry, the world has seen America as the biggest host for Blockchain conferences and seminars since the last two years. January 2020 is starting the Blockchain year for America with following major events.
The North American Bitcoin Conference
North American Bitcoin Conference is not just about cryptocurrencies and financial markets, it’s about blockchain and its use cases for financial crypto-assets.
Some of the key stakeholders of industry like Bitcoin.com, Bitcoincenter Miami, Hyperchain Capital, Startup Token and Megalodon are the featured partners of the event. Stefan Rust (CEO, Bitcoin.com); Dawn Newton (COO, Netki); Colleen Sullivan (Partner & CEO, CMT Digital); Alex Tapscott (Co-Author of Blockchain Revolution) and Hartej Sawhney (Co-founder & President, Hosho) are the prominent speakers of the event.
Schedule is as follows:
Dates: 15–17 Jan, 2020.
Venue: James L. Knight Center, Southeast 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL, USA.
Washington Elite AI Blockchain Summit
To give people more informative exposure to Blockchain and Artificial technology, Washington Elite AI Blockchain Summit is a golden stage. Not only AI and Blockchain experts will attend the summit, but many industrialists and investors will be at the venue as well. This event is also giving the opportunity to startups for pitching their startups and compete.
Sponsored by the likes of GTC, ICOHolder, GlobalBoost, WashingtonElite and Substranum; This event will have the presence of Charles Hoskinson (Chief Executive Officer & Founder, IOHK); Nick Spanos (Bitcoin Pioneer & Founder, Bitcoin Center); President Vit Jedlicka (President of Liberland); Khalfan Al Mazrouei (Former Royal Under Secretary, UAE) and Aaron Tilton (CEO, Blue Castle Holdings) as the top speakers.
This event is divided into two venues as following:
Dates: 14–15 Jan, 2020.
Venue: 1- Bitcoin Center Miami 8th Floor (Conference).
2- Versace Manison (Awards & Charity Gala).
2020 Block Talk Summit
2020 Block Talk Summit is an exclusive summit for Blockchain. Hosted by New Power Chain, this summit will provide in-depth analysis and insights on the blockchain applications and their future perspective.
US and China will bring the top notch experts of Blockchain industry to this event for speeches, panel discussions and meetups. These experts include Alisa Wang (CEO, New Power Chain); Samuel E.Proctor (Co-Founder and CEO of Genesis Block); David Weild (Former Vice Chairman of Nasdaq); Paul Johnson (Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School) and Xavier Tournier (SVP of Marubeni Power International).
DeFiner, Koinera, Altonomy, Genesis Block, Yahoo Finance and Thomson Reuters are among the proud partners of this event.
Schedule for the 2020 Block Talk Summit is as follows:
Dates: 18 Jan, 2020.
Venue: Fordham University Lincoln Center, 140 W 62nd St MCNALLY AMPHITHEATRE, New York, NY 10023, United States.
In Europe, the acceptance for Blockchain is increasing as it is getting notable attention from its states and top companies as they believe that this technology can serve a larger variety of causes. European Union has also shown their keen interest in using the potential of Blockchain for transforming the lifestyle and use of technology. Year 2020 is starting with some significant Blockchain events in Europe as per following schedule:
Crypto Finance Conference
As Switzerland is very serious in regularizing Blockchain in its financial and banking sector, Crypto Finance Conference is going to be a very vital platform for answering a lot of questions regarding the credibility of Blockchain technology for the modern world.
The top speakers for this conference include Ignazio Cassis (Federal Councillor, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs); Cameron Winklevoss (President, Gemini); Hester Peirce (Commissioner, US SEC); Tyler Winklevoss (CEO Gemini) and Young Sohn (Corporate President & CSO, Samsung Electronics).
Crypto Finance Conference sponsors include PWC, BCG, Brickmark, Bitcoin Suisse and XBTO.
Schedule for the event is:
Dates: 15–17 Jan, 2020.
Venue: Suvretta House, Via Chasellas, Saint Moritz, Switzerland.
European Blockchain Convention
In partnership with American Express, Everis, LaSalle, Erhardt and Perez-Llorca; European Blockchain Convention Barcelona is the leading Blockchain Conference for year 2020 in Spain. More than 600+ tech leaders, regulators, investors, corporations, developers and entrepreneurs from the Blockchain industry are gathering to attend this convention.
Top tech experts such as Mariya Gabriel (EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society); Michael Kumhof (Senior Research Advisor, Bank of England); Jose Minguez (Head of Innovation Market Iberia, Endesa); Maria Concepcion de Monteverde (Blockchain Director Banco, Santander) and Sunny Lu (Co-founder & CEO, VeChain) will provide world-class content at this Convention.
Convention is scheduled as following:
Dates: 20–21 Jan, 2020.
Venue: Barcelona, Spain.
Geneva Blockchain Congress
The city of Geneva will host its Blockchain Congress. This event encompasses Blockchain technology scope and its viability for economic growth. This event’s agenda is based upon United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Many big names are the sponsors and partners for Geneva Blockchain Congress likes IBM, Taurus, ICO Holder, Bilan and Wisekey. The featured speakers for this gathering are Tina Balzli (Partner, PWC); Louis De Bruin (Blockchain Thought Leader, IBM); Daniel Doll Steinberg (Founder, Tribeca Limited); Emmanuelle Ganne (Blockchain Senior Analyst, WTO) and Jacques Iffland (Chairman, CMTA).
Mark the calendar for this Congress as per following:
Dates: 20 Jan, 2020.
Venue: Palexpo, Route François-Peyrot, Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland.
Multiple reasons are behind the fact that Asia is the fastest growing region for Blockchain technology. Large number of population, more consumership and more opportunities for investment are some of the advantages that blockchain does have in its growth in Asia. Mainly, financial crypto assets have large acceptance in Asia as compared to the rest of the world. It is predicted that Asia will lead in Blockchain technology development as far as the Year 2020 is concerned.
The Genesis Block Conference 2020
As Asian continent is adopting blockchain technology in good pace around many countries of this region, most countries are eager to excel in this technology. India being one of the biggest markets for Asia holds a competitive position in Information technology and computer sciences and is turning its dimensions of software development towards blockchain. The Genesis block conference is a two day event exclusively for Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Smart Contracts.
Top speakers for this event are Nischal Shetty (Co-Founder & CEO, WazirX); Michael Nye (Co-Founder, Titan Ventures Host, Evolvement Podcast); Sandeep Nailwal (Co-Founder & COO, Matic Network); Hartej Sawhney (Co-Founder-Hosho, Co-Founder-Gado); Nitin Sharma (VC & Co-founder, Incrypt) and many more.
Timings and venue for this conference is as under:
Dates: 9–10 Jan, 2020.
Venue: CoWrks-Purva Premiere, Residency Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025, India.
Fintech & Blockchain Conference
Blockchain and Fintech are currently going hand in hand where other fields of social and economic world have also started participating in this marathon. Fintech & Blockchain Conference in Bangalore (India) also focuses on the uses of blockchain in financial technology to ensure security and transparency.
Some of the top fintech experts and IT experts will participate in this conference to convey their knowledge to the aspirants. These experts include Mukesh M Hegde (Vice President-Digital Strategy, iNurture Education Solutions); A.Damodaran (Professor Indian Institute of Management Bangalore); Sanil Kumar D (Chief Architect, Huawei Technologies India) and Divya Gupta Lamba (Project Manager-Business Transformation, Societe Generale Global Solution Centre).
Topmarket Group, Pursuit Mentors and ProData Solutions are the partners of this conference.
Dates: 20 Jan, 2020.
Venue: Doubletree suites by Hilton Hotel Bangalore.
Unlock Blockchain 2020 Forum
Blockchain, DEFI, Fintech, StableCoins and Security Tokens are a part of the core agenda for Unlock Blockchain 2020 Forum. This anticipated event is hosted by Dubai where global entrepreneurs, investors and blockchain enthusiasts will participate.
Top crypto and blockchain news agencies like CryptoNewsZ, Crypto reporter and The Cryptonomist are the official media partners for this event. Al-Iktissad Wal-Amal and aInnovations are among the local partners.
Following is the schedule for the Unlock Blockchain 2020 Forum:
Dates: 28–29 Jan, 2020.
Venue: Dubai, UAE.