Blockchain Seoul 2018, officially sponsored by the Metropolitan Government and organized by the Korean National Assembly of the 4th Industrial Revolution Forum, together with Money Today Media Group, has confirmed its keynote speakers set to grace B7 CEO Summit and B7 Summit.
B7 CEO Summit on September 17th invites world’s 7 most pioneering projects leading the 3rd generation of blockchain main networks. Speakers include Professor Dawn Song, the CEO of Oasis Labs, Kathleen Breitman, the CEO of Tezos, Jun Li, the Founder of Ontology, Jimmy Zhong, the Co-Founder of IOST, Popo Chen, the CEO of DEXON, along with local CEO’s including Yezune Choi of BOScoin and Jonghyup Kim of ICON, who will share their insights aiding emerging blockchain startups and solidifying industry. The 7 CEO’s will also discuss the ways in which government officials and entrepreneurs can collaborate to enable blockchain technology to be commonly used for broader audience.
B7 Summit occurring the next day on the 18th will gather government representatives from world’s 7 most powerful countries with leading businesses and technologies in blockchain and cryptocurrency. From Republic of Lithuania, Minister Vilius Sapoka from the Ministry of Finance will join, along with Asse Sauga, the CEO of Estonian Crypto Association, Cecilia Mueller-Chen, the Member of Crypto Valley Association Regulatory & Policy Working Group in Switzerland, Chairman Oliver La Rosa of IDACB Malta, Co-Chairman Tony Tong of Hong Kong Blockchain Association, President Chia Hock Lai from Singapore FinTech Association, and Governor Hee-ryong Won of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province of Korea.
Under the theme of ‘The Future of Crypto Valleys and Global Cooperative Plan Towards the Growth of Blockchain Industry,’ B7 Summit invites seven leaders to share blockchain-related policies and measures in their respective countries. The speakers will also discuss what B7 can do to further vitalize crypto valleys as well as minimize inequalities around the world and grow together as global countries through blockchain technology. To participate in a networking luncheon with the B7 leaders, the tickets can be purchased on the official webpage of Blockchain Seoul 2018.
On the 19th, Minister Sapoka of the Government of Lithuania and Sauga of Estonian Crypto Association will speak again to share their insights on how the development of blockchain technology and industry can contribute towards creating more jobs in a given society. There will also be region-based blockchain sessions along with local startups including MoFas, Finotek, Playcoin, Fantom, and Bloom Technology presenting case studies of blockchain technology applied in a variety of industries.
Another highlight of Blockchain Seoul 2018 is Blockchain EXPO, dedicated to providing an educational environment for the general audience to experience token economy. Once the participants enter the EXPO, they will be able to make their own e-wallets in which they can save tokens by going around over 200 booths for on-site airdrop events. The EXPO will showcase variously thematized demo zones where participants can experience numerous interesting DApps, new blockchain powered governments, and blockchain-based finance platforms, etc. For those interested in renting booths, which come in two options, 2 million won and 3 million won, the registration is available on the official webpage. The general entrance fee is 10,000 won.
According to an EXPO representative, “by providing the participating booths a cost-effective and efficient way to showcase their projects, we seek to create an environment where general audience to experience blockchain not as a high-end technology but an easy everyday technology that innovates our daily lives.”
The tickets for EXPO and B7 Summit are 350,000 won, and for registration, please visit the official webpage at http://www.blockchainseoul.net/.