DECENTRALIZED 2018 featured more than 100 international speakers, coming together to analyse the steps towards a “Decentralized Future”, as well as to exchange knowledge and ideas, while expounding upon the innovative business and political implications of blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies to over 1,200 attendees. DECENTRALIZED 2019 promises to be even bigger, with the global conference series set to return for a third year, and second consecutive year in Athens, at the Divani Caravel Hotel, between 30 October and 1 November 2019. Registrations are now open, with the super early bird prices in effect until 30 April 2019.
Europe’s premier blockchain conference is powered by the University of Nicosia (UNIC), the leading global provider of education and research in blockchain technology and digital currencies. This year’s conference will debate current trends and future developments across three distinct tracks: Business, Technology and Academia, engaging with the impact and applications of blockchain and digital currencies, as well as their convergence with exciting emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and others.
DECENTRALIZED 2019 will feature more than 100 speakers (leading business executives, academics, and technical experts) from over 50 countries, as well as more than 60 companies from Greece and abroad as exhibitors, presenting their innovative products and services to an anticipated 1,500 attendees, made up of mainly business executives, as well as academics, researchers and students.
The conference schedule is coming together, with several top-tier names in the field having already confirmed as keynote speakers:
- Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Associates, DFJ, Draper Venture Network
- Antony Lewis, Director of Research, R3
- Silvio Schembri, Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Minister, Malta Government
- Bill Barhydt, Founder and CEO, Abra
For more information and to sign up for DECENTRALIZED 2019, visit the official website.
A few words about the Institute For the Future (IFF) at UNIC
The Institute For the Future, through which DECENTRALIZED is organised, is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Nicosia, aimed at advancing emerging technologies and contributing to their effective application in industry, government and education, as well as evaluating their impact on our lives and societies in general.
This leading research institute brings together academics, researchers, businesses and organisations that engage in its core research areas, which primarily includes Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as the so-called exponential technologies.