INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

BLOCKCHAIN  REGULATION:OPPORTUNITIES & RISKS

Hilton Astana, Kazakhstan
June 7-8, 2018
About conference
 

In Astana on June 7-8, the largest international conference will be held under the title "Blocking regulation: opportunities and risks".

The conference will discuss the future of blockchain, cryptocurrency and the use of technology in education and science.

Leading speakers will express opinions on topics. Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Zhumagaliyev will be the first to speak about the blockchain.

KEY OBJECTIVES OF THE EVENT
 
INTERNATIONAL PLATFORM FOR BLOCKCHAIN REGULATION DISCUSSION
LEADING EXPERTISE
To gather leading experts in the fields of Blockchain, IT, finance, legal, regulatory and compliance roles
EXPERIENCE TRANSMISSION
To collect and share best international practices and case studies for technology application and regulatory approaches in various regions
ACCESS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
To provide access to knowledge not only for a narrow circle, but also to a wide audience, whereby developing expert resources outside the public sector
WORLDWIDE INTERACTION
To invite international audience, with an aim of finding new partners and growing as a blockchain development platform and innovation-friendly country
 
WHY KAZAKHSTAN
Newcomer to blockchain regulatory practice
Great development potential for infrastructure due to cheap energy
Attractive investment climate with primary focus on digital economy
Sustainable support from the Kazakhstan authorities and leading IT companies
Geographically convenient location at the heart of Eurasia and Silk Road route
Astana - as one of the promising hubs for international cooperation 
EXPECTATIONS
10
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANTS
20
EXPERT REPORTS PRESENTED
300 +
PARTICIPANTS
 
MASTER CLASSES
 
ROUND TABLES
10
UNIVERSITIES
50
COMPANIES
20
STATE ENTITIES
5
HUBS
SPEAKERS
 
Askar Zhumagaliyev
Deputy Prime Minister
 
Michael Mücke
Managing Partner
Mücke Sturm Company
 
Gilles Hilary
Chaired Professor
Georgetown Hyperledger
 
Jean-Charles Cabelguen
Chief Innovation & Adoption
Iexec
 
Jelena Madir
Director, Chief Counsel
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
 
Arnold Daniels
Co-founder & Software Architect
LegalThings
 
Laura Xiaolei Liu
Professor of Finance and Accounting
Guanghua School of Management
 
Ananthalakshmi Venkatasubramanian Vallapuzha
Principal Architect
Infosys Blockchain
 
Maximilian Freiermuth
CEO
Genesis Cloud
 
 
Sergey Pen
KazGUU
 
Nikita Durov
Security Engineer Manager
Check Point Software Technologies
 
Mikhail Korotko
IT Architect, Technical Manager
IBM Blockchain
 
Ilya Glazyrin
Managing Partner
Salarian Capital
 
Askar Zhumagaliyev
Deputy Prime Minister
 
Michael Mücke
Managing Partner
Mücke Sturm Company
 
Gilles Hilary
Chaired Professor
Georgetown Hyperledger
 
Jean-Charles Cabelguen
Chief Innovation & Adoption
Iexec
 
Jelena Madir
Director, Chief Counsel
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
 
Arnold Daniels
Co-founder & Software Architect
LegalThings
 
Laura Xiaolei Liu
Professor of Finance and Accounting
Guanghua School of Management
 
Ananthalakshmi Venkatasubramanian Vallapuzha
Principal Architect
Infosys Blockchain
 
Maximilian Freiermuth
CEO
Genesis Cloud
 
 
Sergey Pen
KazGUU
 
Nikita Durov
Security Engineer Manager
Check Point Software Technologies
 
Mikhail Korotko
IT Architect, Technical Manager
IBM Blockchain
 
Ilya Glazyrin
Managing Partner
Salarian Capital
AGENDA
09:05 - 10:05
BLOCKCHAIN & THE FUTURE OF LEGISLATION. OPENING PLENARY SESSION
Official opening with participation of high-ranked state officials and leading international experts. overview of opportunities and challenges of blockchain technology
10:05 - 11:05
SETTING UP BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORMS & HUBS
Blockchain platforms & hubs: types and forms. Challenges, solution and case studies for setting up blockchain ecosystem
01:05 - 02:05
BLOCKCHAIN IN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
Enhancing academic development and training for experts in the field of blockchain
02:05 - 03:05
BLOCKCHAIN & GOVERNMENT. REGULATORY CASE STUDIES
Leading international experience, use cases and expected future trends
04:05 - 04:05
BLOCKCHAIN – NEW INSTRUMENT FOR COMPLIANCE AND SECURITY
KYC and AML procedures with deployment of blockchain. New features for security and audit
05:05 - 05:05
REGULATORY PRACTICES FOR NEW DIGITAL ASSETS
New digital products with use of ICO and virtual / digital currencies.
06:05 - 06:05
BLOCKCHAIN INFRASTRUCTURE LANDSCAPE
Key features and building blocks of infrastructure. Storage and Processing
07:05 - 07:05
BLOCKCHAIN REGULATION – WORKSHOPS
08:05 - 08:05
STREAM A: BLOCKCHAIN FOR GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS
Blockchain technology in public service
STREAM B: BLOCKCHAIN REGULATIONS FOR INDUSTRIES
Advanced level for blockchain applications
ATTENDED BY
ORGANISED BY
 
WE INTEGRATE KAZAKHSTAN TO
THE WORLD BLOCKCHAIN
ECOSYSTEM
We build a bridge between the government, society, international organizations and the industry, in order to create ideal conditions for the development of blockchain and crypto technologies in the country
AREAS OF ACTIVITY
 
Cooperation with government through legislation committees
 
Involvement of international partners and interested organizations
 
International partnership, as a part of large organizations
 
Reduction of industry risks and fighting fraud
 
Certification of organizations and individuals
 
Dissemination of information about events of the industry in Kazakhstan and across the world
 
Education and promotion of human resources development for the industry
 
Consultations and analytics on blockchain technologies topic
 
Popularization of blockchain technology with the use of media