Top Blockchain and Crypto Events in the 2nd Quarter of 2019
2019 has become a slow but steady year for blockchain and crypto.
From a very low point by the end of last year, cryptocurrencies have gained a relevant increase again although no way near the peak value that they had during the conclusion of 2017 and the beginning of 2018.
But the blockchain technology along with its most famous application, cryptocurrencies, have a lot to improve and innovate. This year, conferences and summits on blockchain technology, crypto investments, and the likes are being conducted for public information, educational purposes and opportunities for bigger implementation through prospect investors.
The first quarter of the year started with big gatherings such as The North America Bitcoin Conference in Miami, Crypto Finance Conference in Switzerland, World Blockchain Summit in Singapore and Block Hedge Conference in Bangkok and more all throughout the world. In the second quarter of 2019, more events are coming up for investors, enthusiasts, and even starters in the blockchain and crypto world.
If you are looking for conferences to join in the coming months, we have listed some of the most awaited and upcoming blockchain and crypto events for the remainder of 2019’s second quarter all over the globe:
1. Blockchain Life 2019 | April 23-24, 2019 | Singapore, Marina Bay
This is a global blockchain forum in Singapore, proclaimed in their website as one of the most famous and important events in the blockchain industry. Some of the notable speakers include Roger Ver CEO of Bitcoin.com, Ella Zhang, Head of Binance Labs, Xinxi Wang, Litecoin Foundation Director, and Felix Mago, Co-Founder or Dash Thailand.
2. Blockchain Revolution Global | April 24-25, 2019 | Toronto, Canada
With speakers like the Executive Chairman of Blockchain Research Institute, Don Tapscott, Bridget van Kralingen, SVP Global Industries Clients and Platforms and Blockchain IBM, and Richard W. Smith, President, and CEO of FedEx Logistics, and more, this blockchain event aims to cover all problems blockchain could give solutions to, in all aspects from assets, to financial services, healthcare, etc.
3. Consensus 2019 | May 13-15, 2019 | New York
This blockchain technology summit is a proud event of CoinDesk that has run for five years now. The aim is to discuss all of the real-world applications of blockchain technology that are being developed and have yet to develop. The event expects over 125 guest speakers.
4. Digital Asset Summit (DAS) | May 15, 2019 | New York
Main attendees of this event will be the institutional participants in the digital space. Speakers like Head of Corporate Development in Fidelity Investments, Tom Jessop, Director of Business Development and Global Head of Cryptos, John Tornatore, Founder & Chief Investment Officer of Ikigai Asset Management, Travis Kling, and more, will discuss the evolution of the crypto ecosystem’s market infrastructure and regulatory hurdles.
5. European Blockchain Convention | May 20, 2019 | Copenhagen, Denmark
Big people from Copenhagen like Cecilia Lonning-Skovgaard, Mayor of Employment and Integration in the city of Copenhagen will attend this event. This conference is the Nordic Edition for The European Blockchain Convention. With 40 brightest experts from the blockchain scene as speakers, it aims to produce inspiring content and also facilitate an environment for networking and possible business relations.
6. Blockchain for Financial Services Global Summit | June 4-5, 2019 | Toronto, Canada
Speakers such as Alex Tapscott, Advisor and Co-Founder of Blockchain Research Institute, and Ravindra Bandaru, Director, Counterparty Credit Risk Analytics Governance and Compliance from the Bank of America will explore the latest innovations of blockchain technology.
7. EventHorizon Summit 2019 | June 19-20, 2019 | Kraftwerk, Berlin
As the world’s leading summit on energy and blockchain, this event aims to showcase the future of energy supply and discuss how to acquire 100% renewables and negative carbon. Speakers include Founder of Rimac Automobili, Mate Rimac, Chief Operating Officer at Verv and VLUX.io, Maria McKavanagh, and more.
8. Blockchain Summit | June 26-27,2019 | Olympia West, London
This summit is the largest blockchain-focused event in Europe, with 5,000 people, combined investors, innovators, leaders, and businessmen. Speakers aim to address the challenges and potentials of blockchain in the future. There will be interactive sessions, workshops and networking opportunities with blockchain enthusiasts.
As blockchain and crypto need more exposure when it comes to educating the public, these conferences help solve this need and not only the sole purpose and intent of the specific event.
Wherever you are in the globe, you may attend and be informed about blockchain and crypto developments by participating in these events and conferences. Conferences and summits are best for beginners to fully understand what blockchain is, the underlying technology behind cryptocurrencies.