Cryptocurrency and blockchain events: 8 to 14 October
Find out what's coming up in the world of crypto and whether it's actually worth being there when it occurs.
News breaks at cryptocurrency conferences. Staying ahead of the curve often means staying on top of events.
Cryptocurrency and blockchain events often showcase game-changers before they go mainstream and present valuable networking opportunities with some of the best-known names in cryptocurrency. Even if you can't make it in person, it's often worth keeping an eye out for live streams and other ways of telecommuting there.
Here's what's coming up next week, from 8 to 14 October.
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9-10 October 2018
9–10 October 2018
10-11 October 2018
10-11 October 2018
11 October 2018
14-16 October 2018
Returning for its sixth year, the United Kingdom's largest payments expo is an event to share knowledge and meet with the disruptors and innovators driving change in the ever-expanding payments sector.
There will be panel discussions and keynote addresses on open banking, the essentials of cryptocurrency, enterprise-ready blockchains, and what it will take to make consumers believe that cash is no longer king.
Retailers and merchants, gaming operators, MNOs, startups, investors and transport operators attend free.
This event will be held at an exclusive resort in the Nusa Dua area, on one of Bali's most famed beachfronts, adjacent to the 2018 annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group.
Some of the topics to be covered; the Internet for payments, blockchain in the face of economic change, the mainstream accessibility and future of cryptocurrencies, making blockchain real for business, financial inclusion in the age of automation, value of fans and why AI and blockchain need each other.
Speakers include Stellar Development Foundation co-founder Jed McCaleb, Republic of Lithuania Minister of Finance Vilius Šapoka, Republic of Mauritius Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance Dharmendar Sesungkur, NEM.io Foundation Council Member & Regional Head of SE Asia Stephen Chia and many more.
This event, taking place in Los Angeles, will analyze and expand upon the importance of digital privacy, break down crypto baskets as investment vehicles, tackle tokenization and how to balance opportunities and challenges, consider what a young Warren Buffet would have used to manage his crypto, decentralization, AirBnB on the blockchain, ICOs, as well as discussing ways to eliminate loan sharks of the 21st century.
There's also the potential to win a free ticket to BLOCKCON 2018 by answering a Hotjar survey question.
Free State Blockchain Digital Assets Conference (FSBDAC) 2018, will take place in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This exclusive conference brings together the financial sector, commentators, researchers, financial innovators and other blockchain enthusiasts to explore the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for a future of tokenised assets. This year's event will also play host to the first annual New Hampshire Ravencoin Meeting.
You can check out a recap of last year's speakers here.
Blockchain Fair Asia
This event's theme is "Looking Beyond Blockchain Hype". The conference aims to explain how the latest blockchain developments prove that a major revolution is imminent. Speakers will discuss practical use cases beyond speculative investment, how to avoid cryptocurrency disasters, investment opportunities in the Philippines, the road to mainstream adoption and blockchain beyond the constraints of the financial industry.
There will be 10 venture capital firms, 20 exhibitors, 30 speakers and 1,000 attendees.
Early adopters, innovators and investors who have helped to shape the current landscape of the blockchain community will share the stage in Tokyo. Blockchain Unbound events are designed to drive social impact, spark business development and inspire attendees to forge meaningful relationships with fellow collaborators.
A core aspect of every Blockchain Unbound event is a focus on altruism. This year, the conference partners with Mama Hope, an international non-profit advocating for global societies. A portion of the event's proceeds will be donated to support community-led projects. Additionally, Blockchain Industries will announce a Women of Blockchain Foundation designed to aid other women around the world, specifically in emerging markets.