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Blockchain Centre Vilnius Holds A ‘One Year Anniversary Conference’

Blockchain Centre Vilnius holds a ‘One Year Anniversary Conference’

Blockchain Centre Vilnius is celebrating its first anniversary on January 23.  On this occasion the Centre is organizing a conference, “One Year Anniversary Conference”.

See the conference agenda:

14:30 – Doors Open & Registration

15:00 – Eglė Nemeikštytė, CEO of Blockchain Centre Vilnius

15:15 – Antanas Guoga, Lithuania, Founder of Blockchain Centre Vilnius, member of the European Parliament

15:25 – Presentation of Distribution Intelligence Fund (DIF), Paulius Kunčinas, Chairman of the Board of Blockchain Centre Vilnius

15:35 – Vilius Šapoka, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania

15:45 – Keynote — “Beyond Cryptocurrencies: Unlocking Blockchain’s Potential for International Trade”, Emmanuelle Ganne, Senior Analyst, Economic Research and Statistics Division at World Trade Organization

16:05- Panel Discussion — Borderless: 2019 Regulation Trends in a Decentralized World Moderator — Eduardas Eigirdas, Editor-in-Chief, Founder of Valstybe magazine

2019 will be the year when important regulations for blockchain technology will be put on legislators’ agendas around the globe. What have we witnessed in regulation trends in 2018, what lesions we should learn from this year and bring them to 2019 in Lithuania, the EU and beyond?

– Vilius Šapoka, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania

-Emmanuelle Ganne, Senior Analyst, Economic Research and Statistics Division at World Trade Organization.

-Marius Jurgilas, Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania

-Helen Koepman, Deputy Head of Unit for Startups & lnnovation in the Digital Single Market at the European Commission

-Taavi Roivas, Former Prime Minister of Estonia, Blockchain and Digital Technologies advocate

16:50 – Q&A Session

17:05 – Coffee break

17:20 – Keynote — “Enable Business Digitalisation and Automation: Real Smart Contracts”, Greg Chew, Founder of QPQ Limited

17:40 – Panel Discussion — Mapping the Future: Blockchain Solutions for Businesses Moderator — Darius Matas, Journalist, Host of “Žinių radijas”

Currently blockchain technology is full of expectations but many agree that blockchain is destined to transform business models and provide them with entirely new solutions and opportunities. Where will those changes bring us in 3 to 5 years? Where blockchain’s influence will increase, what strategies are to be adopted and what are the key factors for a successful implementation of blockchain projects?

-Greg Chew, Founder of QPQ Limited.

-Robert Gaskell, President of the Pillar Project Foundation, COO for Pillar and 2030

-Martins Liberts, CEO and Co-founder of Debitum Network

-Richard Maaghul, CEO of ODEM.io

-Monika Kriūnaitė, Managing Associate at CEE Attorneys

-Damien Conroy, Senior Software Engineer at ConsenSys

18:25 – Q&A Session

18:40 – Finishing the day with Remigijus Šimašius, Mayor of Vilnius

18:45 – Justas Šireika, Appointed CEO of Blockchain Centre Vilnius

18:50 – Networking & Drinks

The conference will take place in the Blockchain Centre Vilnius office, on Upės 23.

The centre’s anniversary annual conference, which will be broadcasting live on our Facebook page .

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