European Blockchain Convention
29 Nov 2018
Gran Via, , Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona will host the 1st edition of the European Blockchain Convention (EBC) at the spectacular 5-star hotel NH Collection Tower on the 29th of November. The convention will bring together 500+ attendees from all over Europe and feature 50+ experts to discuss the present and future of Blockchain technology, its main use cases and the most recent regulation.
Topics such as decentralised digital identity in the Internet of Value, the emergence of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) as a new funding model and the impact of Central Bank Digital Currency issuance will be discussed. Other panels will cover use cases of Blockchain technology and DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) in logistics, healthcare and in Smart Cities.
Some of the speakers who will participate in this year’s edition are Lory Kehoe, Managing Director at ConsenSys; Wilfried Pimenta Global Director of Business Development at the IOTA Foundation; Catalin Sorin Ivan, Member of the European Parliament; Thomas Moser, Board Member of the Swiss National Bank; Marta Piekarska, Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger; Michael Kumhof, Board Member of Bank of England; Cristina Carrascosa, Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum and Virginia Cram Martos, Blockchain Project Leader of the United Nations.