Blockchain summit

Blockchain summit

Blockchain Conference

Blockchain Conference

Blockchain Conference

Crypto Investment

Crypto Investment

Crypto Investment

The world Blockchain conference will take place on 17-19 March at the iconic Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta connecting global thought leaders, policy makers, investors and blockchain crypto startups from all over the world for a 3 day top content event.

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Crypto Challenge Forum

Malta 17-19 March 2019

Following our hugely successful London edition which took place on 28-30 October 2018, we are pleased to announce that our next edition is to take place at Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valetta!

Who?

Why?

What?

How?

Blockchain
and the Future of Humanity:
Economy. Environment. Ethics

Speakers

Confirmed

Joseph Muscat

Hon Prime Minister
The Government of Malta

Confirmed

Nick Szabo

Global Financial Access Inc.
CEO

Confirmed

Vinay Gupta

Mattereum
CEO

Confirmed

Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna

PwC Zurich
Partner

Confirmed

Thomas Power

9 Spokes
Member of Board of Directors

Confirmed

Richard Titus

ARK Advisors, Managing Director
Investor, Serial Entrepreneur

Confirmed

Steve Kelso

Galaxy Digital Capital Management
Head of Europe

Confirmed

Shane V. Kehoe

SVK Crypto
Co-Founder

Overview

The world Blockchain conference will take place on 17-19 March at the iconic Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta connecting global thought leaders, policy makers, investors and blockchain crypto startups from all over the world for a 3 day top content event.

Non-collocated with any other events, the Forum is 100% dedicated to blockchain and its revolutionary impact on each sphere of human activities. It will feature inspirational keynotes, panel discussions, workshops, fire-side chats, an investors' hub and a host of networking opportunities.

Split across three tracks, the blockchain summit's agenda will explore the ways in which blockchain technology will transform the world's economy and finance. It will also highlight its potential for solving environmental issues mankind is facing today thus adding to it a key ethical dimension. Speakers will include some of the world's most renowned thought leaders and global transformers.

The Forum will abound in a rich networking programme ranging from post-conference receptions to private VIP retreats. It will culminate in a big Gala dinner & Awards Giving Ceremony.

There are a number of reasons why attending the Crypto Challenge Forum is an absolute must.

1

The world blockchain conference Crypto Challenge Forum is privileged to have some of the world's best speakers on blockchain and crypto investment. Some of these individuals are global transformers. Come and listen to what the gurus have to say!

2

The top industry leaders, policy makers, think tanks, family offices, venture capitalists and institutional and private investors will attend the blockchain summit.

3

We will crack down on vast spectrum of global issues will be tackling subjects like Blockchain and Sustainable Development, the Future of Crypto Investment and Blockchain and Crypto Regulation.

4

The Forum will see an unprecedented agenda called «The World's Ecosystems and Crypto Investment» where crypto friendly governments will have the opportunity to showcase respective ecosystems, highlight their blockchain initiatives, explain why crypto investors should consider their countries as their destination and make global announcements.

5

The Forum will provide blockchain crypto startups the right platform to connect with potential investors. The 'investors' hub' will be running for two days where you will be able to present your project to crypto investment decision makers subject to prior appointment.

6

A range of networking opportunities will be available to you. You will be able to connect with your peers and potential partners while attending a prestigious networking lunch, a coffee break or a wine reception.

7

There will be a fun part as well! The Gala Dinner and Awards Giving Ceremony will be the highlight event for many and will be held within the framework of the Forum.

Agenda

Sunday
28th October 2018 Private Investors' Parties
(by invitation)

Monday
29th October 2018 Blockchain initiatives

Central Hall Westminster

Mainstage

9.00 AM — 10.00 AM

Registration

10.00 AM — 10.10 AM

Welcome and Opening remarks

10.10 AM — 10.30 AM

Blockchain and the Future of Humanity (Vinay Gupta)

10:30 AM — 10.50 AM

The Future of Money (David Siegel)

10.50 AM — 11.20 AM

Blockchain and the Future of the World Economy (Freddy Opsomer, Henrik von Scheel, Vinay Gupta, Eddie Hughes, MP) (moderated by Rob Knight)

11.20 AM — 11.35 AM

Social Implications of Blockchain (Badreddine Tazroutti)

11.35 AM — 11.50 AM

Networking break

11.50 AM — 12.15 PM

Blockchain for Public good : Leadership, Collaboration and Innovation (Lord Holmes, MP)

12.15 PM — 12.30 PM

Blockchain and Energy: Evolution or Revolution (Jo Jo Hubbard)

12.30 PM — 1.00 PM

Blockchain Space: Is the Regulation Lagging Behind?(Thomas Duenser, Thomas Naegele, Lindsay Graham, Iqbal Gandham, Bob McDowall) (moderated by Eric van der Kleij)

1.00 PM — 1.30 PM

Duel. Blockchain: Reality or Hype? (Bobby Lee vs Vinay Gupta) (moderated by Max Studennikoff)

1.30 PM — 2.30 PM

Networking Lunch

2.30 PM — 3.00 PM

How Can Blockchain Help Build a Greener Future? (panel) (Inna Braverman, Jo-Jo Hubbard, Derek Myers) (moderated by Matthew Dove)

3.00 PM — 3.10 PM

Presentation of Lichtenstein's Blockchain Initiatives (Adrian Hasler PM, Thomas Duenser)

3.10 PM — 3.20 PM

Presentation of Bulgaria's Blockchain Initiatives (Plamen Russev)

3.20 PM — 3.50 PM

Identity on Blockchain (Daniel Haudenschield, Alex Batlin, Johann Gevers, Michael Mainelli) (moderated by Matthew Farrar)

3.50 PM — 4.05 PM

The Social Impacts of Cash and How Can Blockchain Promote social inclusion? (David White)

4.05 PM — 4.20 PM

Networking break

4.20 PM — 4.40 PM

Fireside Chat: Blockchain and the Music Industry (MIA) (moderated by Jemima Kelly)

4.40 PM — 5.10 PM

Duel: Centralized vs Decentralized.Will We Ever Need Traditional Banks? (Nick Ayton vs Julian Wilson) (moderated by Eric Van der Kleij)

5.10 PM — 5.40 PM

Traditional Banks versus Crypto Banks: Re-Inventing Money (Evan Luthra, Julian Wilson, Brian Taylor, Plamen Russev) (moderated by Johann Gevers)

5.40 PM — 6.05 PM

Blockchain & Crypto Investment and Innovation (Chris Thomas, Brad Furber, Jason Grant, Antonius Link) (moderated by Vincent Everts)

6.05 PM — 6.30 PM

Social Impacts of Blockchain (Ian Schroeder, Matthias Mende, Toby Lewis, Kieran Arasaratnam, Irene Lopez de Vallejo) (moderated by Therese Torris)

6.30 PM — 6.35 PM

Closing Remarks

6.35 PM — onwards

Pub Crawl

8 Northumberland Avenue (for VIPs)

7.30 PM — 11.30 pm

Black-tie Halloween Gala & Awards Giving Ceremony
(The Gala powered by eToro CryptoNite)

Tuesday
30th October 2018
Crypto Investment

Central Hall Westminster

Mainstage

9.00 AM — 10.00 AM

Registration

10.00 AM — 10.10 AM

Opening Remarks

10.10 AM — 10.30 AM

Investing in Crypto: 1 trillion USD opportunity (Lex Sokolin)

10.30 AM — 11.00 AM

Crypto Investment as an Alternative to Traditional Investment (Lucas Friss, Plamen Russev, Tomer Federman, Richard Titus) (moderated by Eric Van der Kleij)

11.00 AM — 11.25 AM

Tokens and Tokenomics (David Siegel)

11.25 AM — 11.40 AM

Antonius Link: The Future of Advertising

11.40 AM — 12.00 PM

Coffee Break

12.00 PM — 12.15 PM

ICO Pitching Sessions

12.15 PM — 12.30 PM

How will digital currencies transform the world? (Roger Ver)

12.30 PM — 1.00 PM

New Economic Model : Tokenization of Everything (panel) (Thomas Power, Claire Wells, David Siegel, Evan Luthra) (moderated by Noelle Acheson)

1.00 PM — 1.30 PM

Duel: Bitcoin - Real Value or a Bubble? (David Siegel vs Bob McDowall) (moderated by Theo Priestley)

1.30 PM — 2.30 PM

Networking Lunch

2.30 PM — 2.45 PM

ICO Pitching Sessions

2.45 PM — 3.15 PM

Smart Contracts: Ensuring Fairness, Enabling Global Commerce" (Sean Murphy, Chris Wray, Sophia Adam Bhatti, Thomas Naegele) (moderated by Brad Furber)

3.15 PM — 3.30 PM

Stablecoins: Overhyped or a Tipping Point for Broader Cryptocurrency Adoption? (Garrick Hileman)

3.30 PM — 4.00 PM

ICO versus VC as fundraising methods (Ruslan Gavriljuk, Ransu Salovaara, Evan Luthra, Richard Titus, David Siegel) (moderated by James Roy Poulter)

4.00 PM — 4.15 PM

The Future of Security Token Offering (Ransu Salovara)

4.15 PM — 4.30 PM

Networking break

4.30 PM — 5.00 PM

An Duel. ICOs: Dying or Developing? (Jonny Fry vs Michael Mainelli) (moderated by Max Studennikoff)

5.00 PM — 5.15 PM

Insitutional Investing in Crypto (Dennis O'Neill)

5.15 PM — 5.45 PM

Family Offices and Crypto Investment: Perceptions, Risks and Lurning Curve (Ray Hindi, Avi Levi, Steve Kelso, Alex Carter-Silk) (moderator Nick Ayton)

5.45 PM — 6.00 PM

ICO Pitching Sessions

6.00 PM — 6.15 PM

How Will Real Estate be Disrupted by Blockchain? (Kai Peeters, Matthew Margetts, Steve Sillam) (moderated by Shane Kehoe)

6.15 PM — 6.30 PM

ICO Pitching Sessions

6.30 PM — 6.40 PM

ICO Contest: Winner Announcement and Closing Remarks

Private Parties and London Pub Crawl

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Private Parties (by invitation only)

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Awards

We are pleased to announce that we have set up the following Crypto Challenge Awards for 2019:

If you would like to apply for any of our nominations, please, read carefully the instructions.

Entry

The 2018 Blockchain Ecosystem of the Year

Entry

The 2018 Blockchain/Crypto Investor of the Year

Entry

The 2018 Blockchain/Crypto Startup of the Year

Entry

The 2018 Blockchain Innovation of the Year

Entry

The 2018 ICO of the Year

Entry

The 2018 ICO Advisor of the Year

Entry

The 2018 Blockchain News Medium of the Year

Entry

The 2018 Blockchain TV Channel of the Year

The winners will be announced at the Award Giving Ceremony at the Gala Dinner on 18th March.

Our sponsors

Startups

Important information:

If you are interested in pitching in front of high profile international investors, you can contact the Forum's team on contact@cc-forum.com and apply for a slot.

Please, note that as the number of slots is limited, your application will be subject to a careful scrutiny by our expert committee. The deadline for an application for an ICO pitch is 1st March 2019. Terms and conditions apply.

Investors' Hub will be active at the Forum. It will comprise 20+ investment funds, family offices and VC capital firms with a keen interest in blockchain related projects. Startups will be welcome to approach the decision makers direct subject to a prior arrangement.

An exhibition showcasing the latest developments in blockchain and crypto space will be taking place in the big Lobby. Both startups and sponsors are welcome to take part. Terms and conditions apply.

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17-19 March 2019.
Mediterranean Conference Centre, Triq l-Isptar, Valletta, VLT 1645, Malta

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Press release


CCF Malta
Blockchain and the Future of Humanity:
Economy. Environment. Ethics

Crypto Challenge Forum is one of the world's major industry events. It will take place on 17-19 March 2019 at Mediterranean Conference Center, Valetta, Malta connecting global thought leaders, policy makers, investors and startups from across the world for a 3 day top content event. It will be attended by the industry leaders, think tanks, institutional and private investors, family offices and VC firms.

The Forum's highlights include:

3000+ attendees

100+ influential speakers

12+ countries presenting their blockchain initiatives

20+ participants of the Investors' Hub

50+ exhibititors

To be inaugurated by Hon. Prime Minister, the forum is privileged to have some of the world's most authoritative speakers, some of whom are global transformers: https://www.cc-forum.com/speakers/

Split across three tracks, the Forum's agenda will address a range of global issues including Blockchain and Sustainable Development, the Future of Digital Investment and Regulatory Framework of the Crypto.

The Forum will see an unprecedented agenda «The World's Ecosystems and Crypto Investment» where a whole track will be given to crypto friendly governments who will be showcasing their ecosystems and highlighting their blockchain initiatives. Global announcements are expected to be made.

A distinctive feature of Crypto Challenge Forum is the Investors' Hub – an exclusive networking area where the brightest startups will have access to decision makers representing participating investment funds, VC firms and family offices, with a total of 70B USD under management.

An ICO contest with 100K prize pool to be distributed in three prizes will be held alongside the two day exhibition in the Hall's lobby.

Last, but not least, the Forum abounds in a rich networking programme ranging from postconference receptions to private VIP retreats. It will culminate in the black tie Gala & Awards Giving Ceremony.

The Gala will feature award giving in a variety of nominations including, inter alia Most Innovative Regulator of the Year, Blockchain/Crypto Investor and Blockchain TV of the Year. The full list of awards and a description of the nomination procedure is on https://www.cc-forum.com/awards/