Hamburg, June 12, 2019 - The international Blockchain conference BLOCKCHANCE 2019 presents the first highlights from a total of 16 panels on the technological, scientific, economic and social topics of decentralised database technology. The two-day future event will be opened by Peter Tschentscher, patron and first mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.
Under the title "The Future of Society" Marc Buckley, Consultant of the United Nations and Spokesman of the World Economic Forum and Tom Lyons, Executive Director of the New York-based Ethereum parent company ConsensSys as well as Dr. Julie Maupin, Director of Social Impact of the IOTA Foundation and Chairman of the Board of the global Blockchain interest group INATBA and lawyer Dr. Lukas Repa, Senior Policy Officer of the European Comission will speak.
In the panel "The Future of Science" are Prof. Philipp Sandner, head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, Prof. Volker Skwarek, head of the Blockchain Research Group at HAW Hamburg and Lennart Ante, founder of the Blockchain Research Lab at the University of Hamburg. "The Future of IT" is under the direction of c't editor-in-chief Jürgen Riek and will be discussed with Christian Schultze-Wolters, Director for Blockchain Solutions at IBM and Moritz Stump, CEO of the Hamburg service provider Blockchain Solutions and member of the board of the Hanseatic Blockchain Institute.
"The Future of Economics" will be presented by Angel Versetti, co-founder and CEO of Supply Chain specialist Amrosus from Belize. The innovation and technology expert is a speaker at the World Food Programme UNESCO, the World Climate Summit COP21, the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Vatican and the European Parliament. Another international speaker is Svetlana Boyanova, Executive Director of the Institute of Agricultural Strategies and Innovation and former Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture.
In addition, renowned experts discuss the topic "The Future of Finance", including Prof. Dr. Dr. Stefan Brunnhuber, Senator at the European Academy for Science and Art, trustee at the World Academy for Science and Art and member of the the Club of Rome, Massimo Buonomo, international Blockchain expert at the United Nations, Alexander Hoeptner, Executive Director of the Stuttgart Stock Exchange and Christoph Lymberski, co-founder and Executive Director of BlockRock Ventures, Germany's first start-up fund and accelerator program for Blockchain solutions from Hamburg.
Fabian Friedrich, organizer of the BLOCKCHANCE Conference and board member of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) in Brussels, explains: "We live in a time in which the availability of data in the economic, political and personal environment has become an important factor. The blockchain technology is a new answer to a multitude of problems of our time:
Thanks to the decentralized database technology, people get the integrity, availability and authenticity of data back into their own hands - independent of middlemen and platform operators. The 2019 conference, entitled "The Future of Social Economics", will create a vision for the world of tomorrow in Germany's business metropolis".
Together with the first highlights of the BLOCKCHCANCE Conference 2019, the organisers will present other exclusive partners for 2019: Under the patronage of the First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, the organisers will welcome BlockRock Ventures, scoom and MOIA as a further premium partner. The exclusive hotel partner of BLOCKCHANCE 2019 is TORTUE Hamburg. One of the new network partners is the expert council for digitisation "ThIS - The Interface Society".
Blockchain in Hamburg: From conference to trade fair to networking
The international conference is part of the blockchainsummer.com - a series of top-class events in Hamburg on the subject of distributed ledger technologies. Participation in the two-day conference will cost 210€ until Sunday, 16 June '19, followed by 360 € plus fees. A visit to the Blockchain trade fair is possible for 30€. Selected network and media partners offer special Friends & Family discounts with special discount codes.
All information on the BLOCKCHANCE Conference is available at www.blockchance.eu ***
The BLOCKCHANCE Conference at a glance:
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