Conferences

Hyperledger To Celebrate 5th Anniversary With Five-Week Event

  • Starting on 16 November, with a discussion between Michael del Castillo and Brian Behlendorf, the event will conclude on 15 December.
  • The discussion to look out for will be on 9 December, and is titled "The Future of Money: Bringing CBDC's and Other Virtual Currencies to Reality".

Poolin Announces Brand Upgrade, Advances The Mining Industry

  • The new brands of the company include Poolin Mining Pool, Poolin Finance, Poolin Mining, and Mining Fund.
  • The goal is to make Poolin an all-in-one platform for all things mining, including the mining itself, investment in DeFi, mining hosting, and mining investments.

DeFi Platform Avalanche Will Host Its First Virtual Event

  • The event will merge a hackathon, a summit, and a demo day into one, allowing developers to enjoy various workshops and compete for a prize pool of $37,000.
  • The program will last 10 weeks with 5 hackathon finalists chosen in the end, who will have the opportunity to present to investors.

Japan’s Largest Blockchain Conference Rescheduled Due to Coronavirus

  • While the venue, schedule and setup will remain the same, the TEAMZ Blockchain Summit was postponed until September.
  • The organizers of the event are also planning a virtual summit, held 100% online, which will take place between 18 and 23 May.

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales Announced as Keynote Speaker at The CoinGeek London Conference (Updated)

  • The conference is advertised as an opportunity to meet and chat with Craig Wright himself.
  • Wales has expressed severe scepticism of Wright's claims in the past.

CHAIN 2020 Conference Gathers Almost 14,000 People

  • The conference began with an interesting discussion between Wall Street legend Jim Rogers and Ethereum Foundation member Vlad Zamfir.
  • Sophia, the human-like robot developed by Hanson Robotics, drew a lot of attention at the event.

CHAIN 2020 Expects More Than 10,000 Attendees

  • The event will take place on the 16th of January in Hong Kong and includes some very interesting educational lecturers led by prominent names in the sector.
  • The organizers of the event want to turn it into a comprehensive source of blockchain knowledge that will be beneficial to local and global audiences.

What to Expect from the Digital Money Forum at CES 2020

  • Industry leaders such as EY, Gemini, IBM, Maker, and Galaxy will share their insights into the future of digital money.
  • With paper cash slowly becoming obsolete in developing countries, new business models fight for the attention of convenience-hungry consumers.