Blockchain Futurist Conference 2019
Untraceable held its second annual Blockchain Futurist Conference from August 12 to 14, 2019 at Rebel Entertainment Complex, Toronto, Ontario. According to organizers, this year’s conference was attended by over 2,300 attendees from around the world covering the future of technology including artificial intelligence, blockchain and other disruptive technologies.
The Blockchain Futurist Conference incorporated token experiences – you had the opportunity to get tokens or cryptocurrencies free of charge or purchase them at Bitcon ATMs and use them to purchase various items at the conference.
This year’s conference lineup of speakers, experiences, panels and workshops included:
Anthem Hayek Blanchard, CEO & Co-Founder, AnthemGold & HERC
Sascha Mojtahedi, CEO, BUNZ
Alex Lightman, Futurist
Tone Vays, Content Creator & Derivatives Trader
Michael Nye, Host, Evolvement Podcast
Sascha Mojtahedi, CEO, BUNZ
Gabriel Abed, Founder, BITT
Amber D. Scott, Founder, CEO, Outlier Compliance Group
The conference included the following experiences:
Tokenized Marketplace – Attendees participates installations and marketplace in crypto and blockchain.
Catering on the Blockchain – Untraceable’s catering company Caterable Inc. tracked their fresh produce on the blockchain at a live event.
Blockchain Supply Chain – Attendees experienced the power of blockchain with the Herc.one protocol.
Art on the Blockchain – Artcryption (a platform protecting art assets on the blockchain) demonstrated how it tracked the chain of custody for artwork at the Conference which aids in copyright.
The outdoor cabanas by the pool were converted to booths for sponsors and blockchain companies providing for a relaxed environment.
Panels and talks & workshops- New developments in blockchain technology were presented.
Blockchain Startup Showcase – The Futurist Conference showcased a lineup of startups in the blockchain space
Torontoartsandevents reviewed the following:
PANEL: Risk, Regulation & What’s Next was held Tuesday, August 13:
This interesting panel discussed what the future was likely to hold for regulation and risk in blockchain.
Moderator: Amber D. ScottFounder, CEO & Chief AML NinjaOutlier Compliance Group
Gabriel NgoAdvisor – Financial Crimes PolicyDepartment of Finance Canada
Jor Law FounderVerifyInvestor.com
Paul WatsonManager, Securities (Ag.)Financial Services Commission, Barbados
Joseph WeinbergDirectorShyft Network
KEYNOTE: Battle of the Titans: State vs Corporations vs the People was held on Tuesday, August 13 and was delivered by Alex LightmanCEOToken Communities PLC. Mr. Lightman discussed the imbalance in power between state and large corporations on one hand and the people on the other.
The Blockchain Tax Authority of the Future: Destination – Middle East
Was held on Wednesday, August 14 by Alexia Hefti, Esq.Global Blockchain Leader, Indirect TaxDeloitte who discussed designing a tax system from scratch for a country.
The Opening Night Party was held on the eve of the conference and was held at Roxy On King and gave an opportunity for attendees to network.
The Official Closing party was held at Cabana pool at Rebel and was sponsored by Plouton Mining – it was a great event with a great view.
Blockchain Futurist Conference 2019 was an informative and fascinating conference for this disruptive technology – check back here for next year’s conference.
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