INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

BLOCKCHAIN  REGULATION:OPPORTUNITIES & RISKS

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

"Blockchain Regulation: Opportunities and Risks" is an international conference aimed to collect leading global experience in the field of legal, financial and informational regulation of blockchain technology. The need for this event is due to the worldwide trend towards a legislative regulation of the use of blockchain and crypto-technologies.

The conference will be attended by experts and high representatives of ministries and various state bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, large national companies, research institutions, universities, foreign and local IT, telecom, energy, consulting companies, etc. The conference will be opened by a key figure in the sphere of digitalization in Kazakhstan - Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Zhumagaliyev.

The conference is organized by the National Association Blockchain and Cryptotechnologies Development in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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
 
 
Gunther Dütsch
Director
PwC Germany
 
Ilya Glazyrin
Managing Partner
Salarian Capital
 
Nikita Durov
Security Engineer Manager
Check Point Software Technologies
 
Aleksandr Osinskiy
IT Architect
IBM
 
Rustem Sadykov
Partner
KPMG Kazakhstan
 
Sergey Pen
Dean
KAZGUU Law School
 
Denis Rusinovich
Vice President for International Development
NABCD
 
Leonid Muravjov
Vice President for Public Relations
NABCD RK
 
Alan Dorjiyev
President of Association
NABCD
 
Bronislava Starovoitova
Partner
Ingvarr Advisory & Trust
 
Assylbek Davletov
CFO
AIFC
 
Nurlan Meirmanov
Executive Director for Innovation and Development
Kazakhtelecom
 
Asset Kassymbalinov
Senior Manager
PwC Kazakhstan
 
Dinislam Oraz
Chief Data Scientist
KZ Systems Solutions
 
Alexey Hahunov
CTO
DBrain
 
Shangereyev Kenes
Blockchain in video game sector
FREED
 
Nikita Solovyev
Director for Technological Strategy
 
Lucas Pfeiffer
CIS Regional Manager
Genesis Mining
 
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
 
 
Gunther Dütsch
Director
PwC Germany
 
Ilya Glazyrin
Managing Partner
Salarian Capital
 
Nikita Durov
Security Engineer Manager
Check Point Software Technologies
 
Aleksandr Osinskiy
IT Architect
IBM
 
Rustem Sadykov
Partner
KPMG Kazakhstan
 
Sergey Pen
Dean
KAZGUU Law School
 
Denis Rusinovich
Vice President for International Development
NABCD
 
Leonid Muravjov
Vice President for Public Relations
NABCD RK
 
Alan Dorjiyev
President of Association
NABCD
 
Bronislava Starovoitova
Partner
Ingvarr Advisory & Trust
 
Assylbek Davletov
CFO
AIFC
 
Nurlan Meirmanov
Executive Director for Innovation and Development
Kazakhtelecom
 
Asset Kassymbalinov
Senior Manager
PwC Kazakhstan
 
Dinislam Oraz
Chief Data Scientist
KZ Systems Solutions
 
Alexey Hahunov
CTO
DBrain
 
Shangereyev Kenes
Blockchain in video game sector
FREED
 
Nikita Solovyev
Director for Technological Strategy
 
Lucas Pfeiffer
CIS Regional Manager
Genesis Mining
AGENDA
09:12 - 10:12
BLOCKCHAIN AND THE FUTURE OF LEGISLATION. PLENARY OPENING
Official opening with the participation of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 27 years of systematic work of Kazakhstan on the eve of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Prospects and risks of missed opportunities.
10:12 - 11:12
DEVELOPING BLOKCHAIN AND CRYPTOTECHNOLOGIES ECOSYSTEM IN KAZAKHSTAN
Concept and objectives of the creation of the National Association for the Development of Block Clusters and Crypto-Technologies in the Republic of Kazakhstan
01:12 - 02:12
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE ON REGULATING AND DEVELOPING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY
Development of blockades and legal regulation in Europe, India, USA and China
02:12 - 03:12
REVIEW OF TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS RELATED TO BLOKCHAIN
Cloud computing, rendering, Bid Data, cyber-security, live contracts, Artificial Intellect, blockchain integration in telecom, fintech and other industries
04:12 - 04:12
BLOCKCHAIN AND LEGAL REFORMS NEEDED
Development of a legal framework for blockchain and digital assets. Legislative reforms for "smart contracts". Regulation of the crypto-currencies market.
05:12 - 05:12
BLOKCHAIN AND NATIONAL ECONOMY
Centralized economy and decentralization of economic systems. Blockchain in energy sector. Development of financial trade.
06:12 - 06:12
BLOKCHAIN FOR GOVERNMENT
The value of blockchain technology and the effect of technology on the government. Used cases for public services. Blockchain for environmental services.
07:12 - 07:12
BLOKCHAIN AND FINANCIAL SECTOR
Class of digital assets. Blockchain and finance. Monetary and tax risks of circulation of crypto-currencies. Regulation of the market of crypto-currency and private placement regimes.
08:12 - 08:12
BLOKCHAIN IN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
Development of educational opportunities. Qualification of experts and specialists in the field of blockchain technology.
AIFC Consultation Paper Discussion
on Virtual Currencies and Extended Private Placement Regimes
Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) takes first step towards regulating virtual currencies and digital assets.
On 25 th of May, Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) published the Consultation Paper No.4 on on Virtual Currencies and Extended Private Placement Regimes in order to invite public feedback and comments on the proposed amendments to the AIFC Regulations and Rules.

AFSA in partnership with the Association conducts a series of events devoted to the discussion of the Consultative Document at the Conference site
О МФЦА и Комитете:
На территории МФЦА действует особый правовой режим на базе Общего права, регулирующий взаимоотношения участников МФЦА и заинтересованных лиц, направленный на развитие финансового рынка.

Комитет является регулятором как финансовых, так и нефинансовых услуг и регулирует участников Центра, осуществляющих финансовые и вспомогательные услуги и операции на рынках капитала на территории МФЦА.
AIFC Events:
Presentation of Paper - June 8, 12:25
As part of the Conference Program presentations.
Open Discussion- June 8, 14:00
Open discussion of the document in parallel with the conference program
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Price: 152 $
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Price: 920 $
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  • Business lunch
ATTENDED BY
The Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry Of Internal Affairs Of The Republic Kazakhstan
Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry for Investments and Development, Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of Education and Science Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of information and communication of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Info partners
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
Association website: nabcd.kz
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