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European Blockchain Convention reinvents itself


The European blockchain ecosystem meets at the 4th edition of the European Blockchain Convention. It will take place on September 21 and 22 online, and will feature workshops, presentations and discussion panels by more than 100 internationally renowned experts. The congress will allow one-to-one meetings between attendees and will have a virtual exhibition area.

The online edition will host such relevant debates as the Sovereign Digital Identity on blockchain, which the European Union is developing. The pan-European regulatory framework on digital assets, which will see the light in 2021.

In addition, Blockchain and DLT standards, the creation of a programmable digital euro, blockchain applications in logistics and international trade, data disintermediation in the health and mobility industry, food traceability, Web 3.0 and decentralized finance (DeFi).

Main speakers of the Congress

Among the speakers who will participate in this edition, names such as Pēteris Zilgalvis (European Commission), Eva Kaili (European Parliament), Clarisse Dias de Mota (Novartis), Dante Disparte (Libra Association), Heather Leigh (ConsenSys), Alexa Ríos ( TradeLens | Maersk), Jorge Ordovás (Telefónica), Harry Behrens (Daimler), Martin Diehl (BundesBank), Emmanuel Delerm (Carrefour), Giovanni Franzese (Ericsson), Luis F. Chiroque (Red Eléctrica), Gilberto Florez (Ferrovial), Rodolfo Quijano (Henkel) and Sebastian Kraft (Commerzbank).

“We are facing a historic moment. Blockchain technology will have incredibly profound effects on business, government, and society. It is undeniable that in a few years we will see new business models, in a similar way to what we lived with the internet a few years ago ”, says Victoria Gago, Co-founder of the EBC.

“We remain true to our goal of accelerating, promoting and connecting the blockchain ecosystem in Europe. This online edition is an opportunity to multiply our impact. Never before has it been possible to have access to so much quality content from home “, says Daniel Salmerón, Co-founder of the EBC. “We expect to far exceed the number of participants in the face-to-face editions and this translates into multiplying the networking opportunities for our attendees.”

The novelty of this year are the workshops that will be given during the congress, specialized classes of 45 minutes. They will seek to delve into areas such as Digital Identity in Blockchain or how to design a decentralized mobility ecosystem. They will be in charge of Daimler, Maersk and the European Commission, among others.

On European Blockchain Convention

EBC is one of the most relevant blockchain technology congresses in Europe. The 3rd edition of the congress brought together more than 600 attendees in Barcelona and featured presentations by more than 50 experts, including names such as the European Commission, European Central Bank, American Express, EU Blockchain Observatory, R3, Banco Santander, everis, VeChain, Central Bank of England, Microsoft, Alastria, RSM, IBM, Endesa, Grupo Damm, Polymath, Validated ID and DXC.

EBC was founded in 2017 in Barcelona by two young financiers (Victoria Gago and Daniel Salmerón) united by their passion for new technologies, and who sought to create a space where they could meet people with the same interests.

For more information about the event, you can enter the official site of the European Blockchain Convention.

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