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London Blockchain Week 20th – 26th January 2017

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The biggest Blockchain conference is back and this time it’s in London. Having successfully launched in 2015 the event has hit New York, Hong Kong and even San Francisco. The two-day event is expected to see around 1,000 participants from figures in the FinTech community to startups and VC firms collaborate to discuss all things Blockchain.

While the conference may just be for two days, the whole week starting from the 20th January will celebrate Blockchain, kicking off with a hackathon, where developers will be challenged with creating Blockchain concepts to help local, regional and national governments assist their citizens better.

The Blockchain conference over the 23rd and 24th January will cover topics such as Bitcoin, Crypto and DLT. With an eclectic mix of speakers from the UK Home Office to Bruce Pon, who’s helped to build startups in Europe, Asia and the Americas and who is now Founder and CEO of BigchainDB a Blockchain database that allows enterprises to deploy decentralized applications. The conference will also see UNICEF present ‘Donercoin’, its Blockchain solution to digitalize donations and as such create transparency in global aid.

 

We can’t wait for it all to kick off and in anticipation we have chosen our top three events not to miss:

How is Blockchain changing the way businesses operate:

23rd January 9.35am – 10.00 am

In this session a broad group of experts explain the impact Blockchain/DLT is having on their particular sector. Hear from the likes of Airbitz CEO and the Senior Director at Oracle.

 

Virtual Currency and Blockchain: A view from the other side of the world:

23rd January 1.55pm – 2.20pm

This talk is one not to miss, hear from BTCC China’s longest running and one of the largest bitcoin exchanges worldwide. Integrated into every segment of the bitcoin ecosystem it includes a digital currency exchange, Bitcoin Wallet, Mining Pool and physical bitcoins.

 

The crucial role of Blockchain in local governments and various industries:

24th January 11.15am – 11.45am

Covering a variety of topics, this talk will discuss how Blockchain technology is being used and can continue to be used in the future across a host of industries. With business models being disrupted at a rapid rate and new ones being created everyday, the speakers will address just how Blockchain can adapt and stay relevant whilst acting as a crucial role for digital disruption

 

Thanks to the organisers at London Blockchain Week, we are really pleased to be able to offer a discounted rate to our journal readers, by following the below link you will receive 10% of your ticket price!

http://www.blockchainweek.com?promo=sb271444-TNF8

We’ll be posting across social media on the day to bring you all the latest news so be sure to keep checking our Twitter and Instagram!

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