About the Conference 2018

Blockchain Technology is clearly one of the most significant emerging technologies of the 21st century.

In realizing the many applicacable uses which are available today it is easy to see how Smart City dreams, Dubai hopes to create a distributed platform which will connect its citizens to public transportation, reduce energy consumption, create online libraries and resources for students, and allow businesses to openly share their resources. Dubai is looking to completely integrate its government sector using blockchain technology in order to increase efficiency, transparency, and openly transform its economy on its immutable openly accessible public ledger as Dubai’s most important experiments into the fintech realm. This will surely act as a model for other cities States and Countries throughout the region and the world taking full advantage as the Global Leader in this historic use case of this highly advanced infinately secure soon to be embraced in all aspects of our lives and always will be known as the greatest emerging technology of our time.

Dubai is a region where the blockchain can play a significant role of importance for the future. World Blockchain and Token Summit, Dubai will bring together a diverse range of local and international speakers to discuss blockchain and cryptocurrency use cases, the regulatory environment, technology hurdles and opportunities in innovation and disruption that can be leveraged using this technology.

SPEAKERS & Panellist

Dr. Sohail Munir
Dr. Sohail Munir

Director – Smart City Enablement Services, Smart Dubai Government

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Robby Schwertner

Blockchain influencer, Crypto blogger
 

Utpal Nath
Utpal Nath

President Dubai Chapter, Government Blockchain Association

Hen Tekle
Hans Christensen

Director of Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre, a department of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

Koen Lukas Hartog
Koen Lukas Hartog

Program Manager, Dutch Government
 
 

Mohammad Shaheed Khan
Mohammad Shaheed Khan

Board Member, Havard business School Club of GCC
 
 

Carlos Domingo
Carlos Domingo

Managing Partner, Spice VC
 
 

Hen Tekle
Hen Tekle

Founding partner, Alphachain capital
 
 

Samson Williams
Samson Williams

Partner, Axes & Eggs - a cryptocurrency mining operation and blockchain consultancy

Paul Mcneal
Paul Mcneal

Creator, The Crypto Curator
 

Amin Elkholy
Amin Elkholy

FinTech Connector Community Partner – Dubai

Muhammed Yesilhark
Muhammed Yesilhark

CIO, Q2Q Investment Partners (DIFC) Ltd.
 

Dinis Guarda
Dinis Guarda

CEO & Founder, Lifesci-lifescitech
 

Ismail Malik
Ismail Malik

Founder & Ceo Blockchain Lab
 

Jen Buakaew
Jen Buakaew

Crypto & ICO Investment Expert
 

Michael Proper
Michael Proper

Founder & CEO, Clear Foundation

Kumar Kushal
Kumar Kushal

CEO and Founder, XNDM

MARCO ROBINSON
Marco Robinson

Founder & CEO, NAKED Technologies

ATSUSHI HISATSUMI
ATSUSHI HISATSUMI

CEO, Patron - Japan

Dmitriy Starovoitov
Dmitriy Starovoitov

Founder, BitRent

Maxim Chreshnev
Maxim Chreshnev

Intetnational Secretry - IDACB

Rupert Hackett
Rupert Hackett

CEO, Bitcoin.com.au

Steve Bassi
Steve Bassi

CEO, DEVELOPER, Founder, PolySwarm

Valeriy Strechen
Valeriy Strechen

Marketing Director, Jury.Online

Mike Barucq
Mike Barucq

VP - Business Development, Connect Job

Nathan Nichols
Nathan Nichols

CEO, TaxToken

Uma Hagenguth
Uma Hagenguth

COO, Appics

Andrey Reznik
Andrey Reznik

Business adviser, Skychain

Nobuo Shiraishi
Nobuo Shiraishi

Advisor, AI Innovation Japan

Kenes Shangereyev
Kenes Shangereyev

CEO, Freed

Rob May
Rob May

CEO & Co-founder, Talla

Julian Urdov
Julian Urdov

Co-founder, Jolyy

Richard Ettl
Richard Ettl

CEO & Co-founder, Smart Containers

Brent Lessard
Brent Lessard

Co-Founder, RLoop
 

Ahmed Al-Balaghi
Ahmed Al-Balaghi

Blockchain Researcher & Managing Director, Viewfin Middle East

Yagub Rahimov
Yagub Rahimov

CEO & Co-founder, 7marketz Inc. Group
 

John Patrick
John Patrick Mullen

Managing Director of Research & Business Development, Trade.io

Christian Lange
Dr. Christian Lange

Founder & CEO, Opiria
 

Arturs Ivanovs
Arturs Ivanovs

Founder & CEO, FICNetwork.com
 

Maomao Hu
Maomao Hu

COO & Co-Founder, Kora Network
 

Igor Podzigun
Igor Podzigun

Blockchain strategist, Exenium
 

Yuliya Khrenova
Yuliya Khrenova

Adviser, IDACB
 

Vasja Bočko
Vasja Bočko

CEO & Co-founder, IRYO


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