UK’s Blockchain Live to take blockchain to the mainstream
On September 26th at London Olympia, Europe’s premier event in the blockchain calendar celebrates the latest and greatest in Blockchain, DLT and Smart Contracts. Working with respected affiliates such as the Blockchain Research Institute, techUK and 11:FS, Blockchain Live boasts the big names in blockchain with the likes of Bitfury, ConsenSys and EOS sharing the stage with leading industry voices.
For the first time ever, London will host a meeting of some of the greatest minds in blockchain and DLT with Nick Szabo, the father of smart contracts; Alex Tapscott, Author of the Blockchain Revolution; Blockchain Guru, Oliver Bussmann and the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s Perianne Boring speaking to an expected delegation of 3,000.
Blockchain Live 2018 will echo the successful launch from the year previous, delivering industry inspired content from household names and entrepreneurial spirit from the innovators pushing blockchain’s boundaries. Balancing technical and business development focused interests, the event will provide clarity to businesses wishing to harness the potential of this emerging technology. It assembles the full spectrum of organisations and individuals driving this revolution from pioneering developers to the new generation of investors and entrepreneurs. All of this will be staged with a unique, festival atmosphere celebrating blockchain’s potential for businesses and consumers, governments and citizens.
The Blockchain Leaders’ Summit will feature the biggest names in Blockchain. Speakers on this stage include; Nick Szabo, Perianne Boring, Simon Taylor, Alex Tapscott and Oliver Bussmann. The C-Suite Stage, supported by the Blockchain Research Institute, is packed with content designed to guide captains of industry on how to capitalise on a blockchain enabled future. Standard tickets will be priced at £900 each but early bird tickets can be booked at £400 for a limited time only.
Additionally, there are 7 free-to-attend ‘Industry Stages’ with content from specific verticals, including thought leaders, use cases and insight from the early movers. The live platforms for engaging our audience include; Fintech, Govtech, TechDev, Product Journey, Cryptocurrency, Energy Forum and Creatives including gaming, gambling and entertainment. Brands speaking at the event include; BNP Paribas, SWIFT, London Stock Exchange Group, EDF, Coca-Cola, Bupa and HSBC.
Service providers exhibiting at Blockchain Live include leading blockchain application and platform providers such as; EOS, Zencash, MedicalChain, Applied Blockchain, Bitfury and ConsenSys. The event has also partnered with trade bodies such as techUK, the Big Innovation Centre and the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain to ensure that the power of blockchain is communicated and realised by every corner of every industry.
To add to the excitement, there are two features: The Blockchain Bust Up and the Investor Zone featuring The Start-Up Village and Pitch. The Blockchain Bust-up is a live debate on contentious themes around the application, governance and regulation of blockchain technology with experts giving alternative points of view. The Start-up-Village will be a hive of blockchain innovators with new and exciting technologies and applications to showcase and attract investment. To find out more, click here.