Originally designed to be used by the digital currency Bitcoin, blockchain technology marks one of the most revolutionary, and therefore significant, tech finding of the 21st century. Nowadays, blockchain technology serves as a reliable ledger capable of recording either digital transactions or any other electronically stored data.
We invite you to browse through our listing of the most influential upcoming local, as well as international, financial events. The following listing conglomerates the most relevant information of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Fintech and Payment summits, hackathons and master-classes for 2018.
Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Conferences to Attend in 2018
Bloackchain and Cryptocurrency Conferences 2018
A modern metropolis in north Texas, Dallas—considered a pivotal landmark both commercially and culturally—will host the first Blockchain Decentralized Technologies international conference in Texas. In addition to attending various lectures, gaining important information and insights from leading figures in the industry, master-classes will offer attendees a unique opportunity to gain practical knowledge and invaluable experience.
Dates: February 22nd-24th, 2018
Location: Dallas, Texas
A wide-ranging two-day conference, the Gibraltar International Fintech Forum 2018 will review current crypto-exchange trends by examining the cryptocurrency landscape of 2018, additionally examining the possibilities to apply blockchain technologies in a variety of social enterprises. An impressive selection of experts from the blockchain, Crypto, Regulation, ICO and payments community will give talks on an assortment of subjects in order to inspire, educate and broaden the horizons of those wishing to explore the possibilities of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.
Dates: February 28th-March 1st, 2018
Location: Gibraltar, British Overseas Territory
Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Tallinn 2018
The Blockchain, Bitcoin & payments Conference 2018 is a network of events taking place in Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Prague and Kiev. The Estonian event will look at international projects implementing cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Expert speakers will share their knowledge and insights into implementing Blockchain in government institutions (govtech); trading; Cryptocurrency license; banking systems; healthcare; media and other sectors. All aspects of creating innovative IT products will be discussed. Among the lead speakers will be Jon Matonis, founding director at the Bitcoin Foundation; Vitali Pavlov, Project Manager at HashCoins and Dima Starodubcev, co-founder and product architect at cyber-fund.
Organizer: Smile Expo
Date: March, 2018
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Blockchain Africa Conference 2018
The fourth Blockchain conference taking place in Africa since 2014 will examine the exciting opportunities, the substantial challenges and disruptions and the groundbreaking possibilities that blockchain applications continually create and enable.
Dates: March 8th-9th, 2018
Location: Bryanston, Johannesburg, S. Africa
Blockchain and Leadership Summit, Switzerland 2018
Conglomerating leading experts, enthusiastic investors and dedicated visionaries from the field of blockchain technology, worldwide, the Blockchain Leadership Summit 2018 provides attendees with a unique opportunity to participate in some of the more relevant discussions regarding the present and foreseen future of the blockchain decentralized sphere. Deliberations over newest regulatory affairs, infrastructure investment proceedings and cryptocurrency assessments will grant participants with the possibility to delve into the depths of blockchain technology, as viewed from the eyes of renowned industry leaders.
Dates: March 9th, 2018
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Cryptocurrency Investors Summit (CIS), Singapore, 2018
The perfect event for new-comers who are interested in learning the basics of the cryptocurrency world, the free of charge one-day Cryptocurrency Investors Summit will familiarize attendees with the guiding principles of the cryptocurrency business, shedding light on the reasons that has made it so coveted by investors, banks and governments.
Dates: Marc 10th, 2018
Taking place for the second year, the CryptoBlockCon conference will focus primarily on analyses of the potential benefits of the blockchain and crypto technologies. Special emphasis will be given to an extensive review of companies that employ blockchain technology in innovative ways that challenge existing technological models and entire industries. While the conferences itinerary and speakers are yet to be finalized, the key-note speakers—all industry leaders and experts in their field—have already confirmed their participation.
Dates: April 4th-5th, 2018
Location: Los Angeles, USA
The iCoinSummit offers an exceptional opportunity to interact and learn from leading experts of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry and form new and fruitful business associations with colleagues. Additionally, this summit will hold the world’s first ICO battle: 16 ICO’s will compete for a prize of up to 250,000, allowing attendees to vote for the winner while becoming acquainted with some of the most up-and-coming companies that launch their ICO’s.
Dates: May, 9th-10th 2018
Location: Cyprus, Limassol
Crypto Expo Moscow 2018
With blockchain technology rapidly gaining popularity in Russia, FINEXPO are organizing an event that promises to unravel the cryptically mysterious world of blockchain and bitcoin.
Dates: May 22nd, 2018
Location: Moscow, Russia
Blockshow Europe 2018, Berlin
Accommodating the industry’s elite—blockchain leaders, experts and trend-setters—the Berlin Blockshow is the largest conference in the industry. Attending the Berlin Blockshow 2018 guarantees that guests will be introduced to the latest ICO’s, startups and the newest product releases. Yet the climax of the Blockshow is undoubtedly the ICOscar where numerous startups are chosen to present their innovative blockchain solutions.
Dates: May 28th-29th, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Australia 2018
Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Australia 2018 is a large-scale conference that focuses on blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. The conference additionally displays a comprehensive exhibition that illustrates the newest developments in the fields of software, crypto systems and blockchain technologies.
Dates: May 29th, 2018
Location: Australia, Sydney
Hosting some of the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency and blockchain experts and entrepreneurs, this two-day conference is primarily designed to bring together the blockchain community and a wide selection of German companies from various industries. The conference will surmount a broad range of topics, discussing latest technological developments and business opportunities while exploring the effects of the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry on legislation, politics and society.
Dates: May 31st-June 1st, 2018
Location: Hamburg, Germany
CryptoCompare & MJAC London Blockchain Summit 2018
Teaming up with ADVFN and MJAC Disruptive Investment Conferences, Cryptocompare—one of the world’s leading and most informative websites on all matters involving digital currencies—have assembled one of the most thrilling and promising blockchain event in London. For those wishing to explore the world of blockchain technology and enrich their knowledge of digital currencies, the London summit is undoubtedly a mandatory event.
Dates: June 13th, 2018
Location: London, United Kingdom
2nd Blockchain for Finance Conference, APAC, 2018
For business owners wishing to implement blockchain technologies to their business or simply expand their use of it, the 2nd Blockchain for Finance conference will prove as the perfect event to attend. The organizers of this conference have a simple agenda in mind: by learning directly from business owners who already implement the latest fiancé use cases in order to upgrade DLT/blockchain projects—from early ‘proof of conecpt’ to full-scale production—attendees will be able to learn and eventually implement the same technologies in a manner that suits their business needs.
Dates: June 20th-21st, 2018
London Fintech Week 2018
Aiming to bring together the world of Fintech and the world of financial capital—in order to allow a dialogue between multi-national innovation firms, disruptive startups, governments, the media and investors—the London Fintech Week 2018 is a one-week Fintech spectacle! Assembling experts and leading figures from the Fintech industry worldwide, this week will allow attendees to enrich their knowledge in the most optimal way.
Dates: July 6th-13th, 2018
Location: QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London, UK
The Futuretech Expo 2018
The Futuretech Expo 2018 is designed to host over 5,000 attendees, 70 elite speakers and more than 100 exhibitors showcasing their latest developments in the fields of blockchain & bitcoin technology, artificial intelligence, cyber security/hacking, Quantum computing, 3D printing, and virtual/augmented reality worlds. In addition, talks from ICOs and startups will be offered, thus making this event highly diversified, accommodating and advantageous for those wishing to attend.
Dates: September 14th-16th, 2018
Location: Dallas, USA
Every year, events as those we have just enlisted get organized in order to educate and involve the public in the latest cryptocurrency and blockchain trends and developing technologies.
These events often have three main objectives. First, they enable attendees to explore new technological opportunities, examining different case uses across different industry verticals. Second, these conferences, expos and events create an accommodating platform for key-figures and industry leaders who can interact, exchange and cultivate ideas alongside one another. Third, blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts, such as ourselves here at GBO, are granted significant opportunities to witness, first-hand, the latest innovations, brightest minds, recent trends and developments in the industry.
While the listing we offer here attempts to encompass ten of the finest cryptocurrency and blockchain events for 2018, this list is hardly exhaustive. Note that many of the 2018 blockchain and cryptocurrency events have not been declared yet, and it is delightful to see the growing numbers of events this industry continually produces. 2018 is expected to be a terrific year for decentralized technologies, so it is advisable to stay tuned and await further notifications for additional events.
If you are one of those who are eager to collaborate, interact, and listen to keynote speakers and professionals of this industry, these global events—which illustrate latest trends, ICO’s, exhilarating startups and blockchain disruptions—are indeed the place for you!