Blog for Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Emerging Blockchain Technologies Convocation Set for Berlin in June
By Robert Cardworthy, Editor-in-Chief, PYVNTS.com
The buzzword in the payments world for 2017 is “blockchain” technologies. A key event is slated for this summer in Berlin which is expected to draw in excess of 1,500 attendees.
Blockchain Expo in the Estrel, Berlin will happen June 1st and 2nd. There will 50+ exhibitors.
About 45 speakers have been confirmed as of today, including Paul Kammerer, Specialist Corporate Strategy, Commerzbank AG.
Featured speakers include:
*Achim Jedelsky, Head of Processes/IT, Daimler Real Estate
*Jesus del Valle, Deputy Director. Head, M&S IT Intrapreneurship & Innovation, Bayer
*Dirk Vollmann, Head of Customer Onboarding, BMW Group
*Sönke Bartling, Senior Scientist, dkfz – German Cancer Research Center
*Jacob Bejoy, Head of Group Treasury Operations, BPO & Technology, Deutsche Post DHL
*Bruce Pon, Founder/CEO, BigchainDB
*Francois Sonnet, Co-founder, Solarcoin
*Alex von Frankenberg, Managing Director, High-Tech Gründerfonds GmbH
The Blockchain Industry conference track will look at a variety of platforms and services from startups to cloud providers, including developer networks, applications and APIs as well as the impact on legal, finance and government sectors with smart contracts.
The first day keynote:
How can developers make the most of the blockchain opportunity?
**Examining open source blockchain development
**How to develop scalable solutions
**Building in security around regulatory compliance and accountability
**Leverage existing codebases, workflows, and development ecosystems
**Getting started with a highly scalable Ethereum compliant blockchain
The Blockchain for Industry track will play host to more case studies and examples of the impact blockchain is having on transforming healthcare, music, real estate and banking industries, to mention but a few. The Blockchain Technologies stage will again showcase some of the most innovative start-ups, as well as featuring investment fund holder panels and more.
The Early Bird Special 18% off or €119 off a 2-day pass is good through April 21st.
See You There!