European Blockchain Convention

European Blockchain
Convention

Building the foundation of Blockchain
and the Digital Economy

Barcelona │ November 29, 2018

Join the leading European Blockchain Convention and meet 500+ industry leaders, regulators, politicians, investors, developers, CTOs, lawyers and entrepreneurs building the foundation of the Blockchain and the Digital Currency Economy

With 20 different panels exploring the current state of blockchain throughout the two days 

The convention will give you more than 6 hours of potential networking opportunities

Attendees
Panels
Speakers
Hours of Networking

The Conference

#EBlockchainConvention is a must-attend conference for industry leaders, regulators, politicians, investors, developers, CTOs, lawyers and entrepreneurs in the Blockchain and Digital Currency space.

Considered as one of the greatest and most spectacular specialized conferences on a 100% European level.

Our mission is to provide important and inspiring content in collaboration with the brightest experts from the global Blockchain scene, while also facilitating an exclusive networking environment so that all participants meet to form business relationships and seek potential partners for ventures.

Unique opportunity to build a strong foundation of Blockchain for your business.

European Blockchain Convention Spain
Blockchain regulation
Lock blockchain

FinTech

RegTech

Security & Identity

Bitcoin Blockchain Barcelona
Shipping Logistics
Interoperability

Blockchain Architecture

Shipping Logistics

Interchain Mediators

The Conference

#EBlockchainConvention is a must-attend conference for industry leaders, regulators, politicians, investors, developers, CTOs, lawyers and entrepreneurs in the Blockchain and Digital Currency space.

Considered as one of the greatest and most spectacular specialized conferences on a 100% European level.

Our mission is to provide important and inspiring content in collaboration with the brightest experts from the global Blockchain scene, while also facilitating an exclusive networking environment so that all participants meet to form business relationships and seek potential partners for ventures.

Unique opportunity to build a strong foundation of Blockchain for your business.

European Blockchain Convention Spain
Blockchain regulation

FinTech

RegTech

Bitcoin Blockchain Barcelona
Shipping Logistics

Blockchain Architecture

Shipping Logistics

Lock blockchain
Interoperability

Interchain Mediators

Interchain Mediators

The Conference

#EBlockchainConvention is a must-attend conference for industry leaders, regulators, politicians, investors, developers, CTOs, lawyers and entrepreneurs in the Blockchain and Digital Currency space.

Considered as one of the greatest and most spectacular specialized conferences on a 100% European level.

Our mission is to provide important and inspiring content in collaboration with the brightest experts from the global Blockchain scene, while also facilitating an exclusive networking environment so that all participants meet to form business relationships and seek potential partners for ventures.

Unique opportunity to build a strong foundation of Blockchain for your business.

European Blockchain Convention Spain

FinTech

Lock blockchain

Security & Identity

Bitcoin Blockchain Barcelona

Blockchain Architecture

Interoperability

Interchain Mediators

Blockchain regulation

RegTech

Shipping Logistics

Shipping Logistics

Speakers

Thomas Moser
Thomas Moser

Alternate Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank

Former Executive Director at the IMF

Thomas Moser is an Alternate Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (Central Bank of Switzerland). He is also a member of the Managing Committee of the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and a member of the Executive Committee of the KOF Swiss Economic Institute at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland.

From 2006 to 2010 Thomas Moser was Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C., USA. He has a doctorate in economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Cătălin Sorin Ivan
Cătălin Sorin Ivan

Member of the European Parliament

MEP for the last 9 years, with 15 years of political experience. Blockchain advocate with a Master’s in International Business. Cătălin is one of the youngest members to ever grace the halls of Brussels and he aims to spearhead blockchain and deregulation efforts in the heart of the EU. 

Before getting into politics, he studied and earned a Masters degree in International Business – a solid background for blockchain and deregulation advocacy. He has been a member of 14 Special committees and has held two vice-chair positions during his time as MEP: the vice-chair of the delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community (2011-2014), and the vice-chair of the committee on Budgetary Control (2017).

Michael Kumhof
Michael Kumhof

Senior Research Advisor at Bank of England

Former Deputy Division Chief of the IMF Modelling Unit

Michael Kumhof is a German researcher and economist. He is Senior Research Advisor at the Bank of England, where he co-leads and helps to formulate its research agenda. In his previous work at the IMF, he was responsible for developing the IMF’s Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model (a Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model). The model is used for IMF policy and scenario analyses in multilateral and bilateral surveillance, for the World Economic Outlook and for G20 work.

He taught economics at Stanford University from 1998 to 2004 and worked in corporate banking for Barclays Bank from 1988 to 1993.

Dr. Kumhof is co-author of the paper “Macroeconomics of central bank issued digital currencies”, where he discusses the consequences of issuing central bank digital currency (CBDC). The paper is based on a complex economic model in which anyone can hold money at the central bank, fully risk-free, as an alternative to bank deposits (money created by banks).

Dr. Stefan Junestrand
Dr. Stefan Junestrand

Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum

CEO and Co-Founder of Grupo Tecma Red

Stefan Junestrand holds a Ph.D. in Architecture and is considered a leading international expert and speaker in areas related to Smart Cities, Intelligent Buildings, Sustainability and Blockchain, and a member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum. 

Junestrand is the CEO and Co-Founder of Grupo Tecma Red, Spain’s leading Media Company in the areas of Sustainability, Energy and New Technologies for Buildings and Cities. He has written several books and published more than a dozen scientific papers, and is also a founding member of the research group Blockchain4Cities.net.

Esther Katz
Esther Katz

External CMO at Neuromation.io

External CMO at OSA DC

Esther Katz is an early adopter and evangelist of blockchain technology. For over 20 years, Katz worked in integrated marketing with an emphasis on investor relations, fin-tech and biotech companies; an experience that honed her ability to predict upcoming, disruptive technologies and start-ups and then share her insights with investors looking for the “Next Big Thing” in tech investment.  Not since the early days of the internet has Katz seen as much excitement and opportunity as there is today with start-ups building their disruptive businesses on the blockchain.

Katz is the former head of Jacob Peres Office, a leading PR agency in Israel. Katz currently lives and works in Israel, managing the team of marketing and PR experts in Europe, Asia and United States for the multinational blockchain projects Neuromation.io and OSA DC. 

Bo Hembæk Svensson
Bo Hembæk Svensson

Member of the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum

Advisor to Blockshipping and Ducatur

Appointed Member of EU Blockchain Observatory core workgroup.

Expirenced blockchain advisor and business developer. Hans-on expirence at large Nordic FSI Incumbet (Nets A/S) with blockchain strategy, blockchain lab and proof of concepts within Payments, Identity and Asset Management .

Advisor to Blockshipping (Global Shared Container Platform) & Ducatur (Multichain Oracle Framework).

30 years software industry experience in complex technologies, business development, consulting  and management. Has specialist knowledge within the area  of  “Blockchain”, “Crypto Economy”, “Digital Workplace” and “Digital Transformation”.

Victor Escudero Rubio
Victor Escudero Rubio

Global Head of Integration of Cybersecurity at S21sec

Co-author of “Blockchain: the Industrial Revolution of the Internet”

Victor Escudero is Global Head of Integration of Cybersecurity Solutions at S21sec and co-author of the book “Blockchain: the Industrial Revolution of the Internet” 

Escudero is passionate about Free Software. He  has lived and breathed Bitcoin since its inception and since then he actively shares his knowledge about protocols based on Blockchain. He frequently publishes content in the media and through his Blog https://www.vescudero.net. Escudero was organizer of the first Bitcoin Party in Spain. 

Marius Jurgilas
Marius Jurgilas

Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania

Former Researcher at the European Central Bank

Prior to joining the Bank of Lithuania, Marius Jurgilas worked as Economist at Norges Bank and the Bank of England, Researcher at the European Central Bank, and gained academic experience in the US.

As Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, he is in charge of payment services and their development, FinTech, research and cash, as well as units performing related functions. To address related issues, he participates in meetings of the ECB Governing Council and committees, scientific conferences, as well as represents the central bank of the Republic of Lithuania at various international economic fora and organisations.

Victoria Gago
Victoria Gago

Co-Founder of the European Blockchain Convention

Associate at AddVANTE M&A

Victoria Gago is the Co-Founder of the European Blockchain Convention and Associate at AddVANTE M&A where she advises tech, retail and industrial companies. Prior to that she worked as an Investment Analyst at Black Toro Capital.

She is a blockchain guest speaker at Millionaire’s Club (Millionærklubben), Denmark’s leading financial radio show. 
 

In 2016 Victoria founded Accelerate Network, an association for young female professionals, whose objective is to inspire young women to reach their full potential, empower upcoming talents and future female leaders.

Victoria has roots in Northern, Southern and Eastern Europe and a global mindset, having lived in Malaysia, Australia, United Kingdom, Spain, Luxembourg and Denmark.
Karl Schranz
Karl Schranz

Co-Founder of E&S Group

Karl Schranz co-founded E&S Group in 2010, offering a wide range of financial and legal consultancy services particularly to ICOs. He has over 15 years of experience in the financial and audit sector.

His expertise includes financial engineering, ICO strategy, Tokenomics and Crypto Assets. As one of the directors and founders of E&S Group, he has been involved in structuring, advising and assisting more than 40+ICOs projects to date.

Karl co-founded ESTS Initiative in 2018, leading to the tokenisation of E&S Group’s services, becoming the first corporate and legal firm to do so.

Eneko Knörr
Eneko Knörr

Founder of Pheidon.capital

Founder and CEO at Ludei

Eneko Knorr is the founder of Pheidon.capital, a cryptocurrency fund and lab. He previously started Ludei (San Francisco) and the Spanish top 5 hosting company Hostalia (sold to Telefonica).

Angel investor in companies such as Ticketbis (sold to eBay), Habitissimo (sold to Homeserve), Petcoach (sold to Petco), Chicisimo, Housers and Cabify, among others. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of the Basque Country, and an AMP in Business Administration & Management from IE Business School (Madrid). Public speaker at conferences around the world such as New York Summit (NYC, USA9, 4YFN-Mobile World Congress (Shangai, China and Barcelona, Spain), Venture Days Barranquilla (Colombia), South Summit (Madrid), etc.

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Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna

Partner & Leader PWC Legal Switzerland

Considered to be one of the leading European Banking, Investment and Blockchain/Crypto Law specialists, Guenther is also passionate about innovation, entrepreneurship, rock music, custom bratstyle motorcycles, obstacle course racing and vinyl records.

Guenther is a Partner at PwC Zurich and Leader of PwC Legal Switzerland as well as a Member of PwC’s Global Legal Leadership Team. Prior to this he was a successful Venture Capitalist, served as in-house counsel at an international hedge fund and practised in court and with a leading business law firm. Guenther holds a PhD in law from Johannes Kepler University (Austria), an MBA from the University of Strathclyde (Scotland) and has completed an Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School. He is the author of 10 books mostly on investment law and regulation. 

James Muscat Azzopardi
James Muscat Azzopardi

Partner at Muscat Azzopardi & Associates

Partner at Credence Corporate and Advisory Services

James is a lawyer by profession and is a Partner at Muscat Azzopardi & Associates, one of Malta’s leading commercial law firms, as well as a founding shareholder and a Director on the Credence group of advisory and corporate services companies.

James advises a wide portfolio of multinational corporations, international law firms, banks, asset management companies and high net worth individuals. He is currently advising on ICOs, cryptocurrency exchanges and related issues, particularly in relation to Malta and Maltese structures. James is the First Vice President of the Maltese-Spanish Chamber of Commerce and speaks five languages including fluent Spanish and Italian.


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Registration

 

Register here to be notified as soon as tickets go on sale. 

We will close the list when it reaches maximum capacity! 

 

REGULAR PASS

BEFORE 15th July

Price To Be Confirmed

15th July ONWARDS

  • Full access to the Convention
  • Meet top investors, advisors, developers, regulators and startups
  • Coffee breaks, business lunch and cocktail included!

V.I.P. PASS

BEFORE 15th July

Price To Be Confirmed

15th July ONWARDS

  • Full access to the Convention
  • VIP Priority Seating
  • Meet top investors, advisors, developers, regulators and startups
  • Coffee breaks, business lunch and cocktail included!
  • Private Afterparty

DEVELOPER PASS

BEFORE 15th Junly

Price To Be Confirmed

15th July ONWARDS

  • Full access to the Convention
  • Meet top investors, advisors, developers, regulators and startups
  • Coffee breaks, business lunch and cocktail included!

***Tickets are limited 

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