Blockchain being the buzzword in late 2017 & 2018, the government, as well as Indian Blockchain companies, have partnered with International parties to come up with one of the grandest Blockchain event ever held in India. It is a collaboration between NITI Aayog, and governments of Telangana and Goa, and Nucleus Vision. The event is scheduled for 3rd to 4th August 2018 at Novotel & HICC Complex, Hyderabad. This highly prestigious event would have Blockchain discussions, speaker sessions, open discussions, networking & a lot of brainstorming. The aim of the conference is to find out through discussions, how India can emerge as a powerhouse in Blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
Here are some key features of International Blockchain Congress (IBC)-
1- Launch of Global Blockchain Protocol Consortium
This conference will witness the launch of Global Blockchain Protocol Consortium. This is a global body of different nations to regulate Blockchain and constituted for its evolution. This is going to be launched at the event of International Blockchain Congress.
2- More than 3000 Attendees
This is going to be the biggest ever blockchain conference in India. More than 3000 innovators, policymakers, Industrialists, Government regulators, Blockchain enthusiasts, experts etc are going to attend the event. This will be highest gathering for any blockchain related event country yet.
3- Speakers at the Event
Experts of Blockchain are going to share their views at the International Blockchain Congress. They would share how Blockchain can be used to make India emerge as a technology powerhouse. In the event, more than 80 speakers & panellists are invited to give their opinions and solutions about the evolution of Blockchain in India. Some of them are Tim Draper, famed venture capital investor and Founder of Draper Venture Network, a global alliance of venture capital firms; Jehan Chu, who is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Kenetic Capital, a leading venture capital firm having specialisation in Blockchain, Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog, KT Rama Rao, IT Minister, Telangana, Rohan Khaunte, IT Minister, Goa, CP Gurnani, CEO Tech Mahindra, Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education and Min Kim, CEO of the ICON Foundation.
3- Workshops and Sessions
All the attendees will also get the opportunity to attend sessions and workshops in the IBC. One of the leading technology industry IBM is also conducting workshops on Blockchain during the IBC event. Attendees will get an opportunity to meet the whos who in the Blockchain & crypto space from not just our country but International Influencer as well to understand more about the space.
The Reputed IBC will have discussions over Blockchain. The agenda of the IBC is to make India a Blockchain hub. Experts, innovators and government representatives will discuss how India can utilise the Blockchain opportunities and technology, and what could be the beneficial services where Blockchain can be used.
Abhishek Pitti, Founder and CEO of Nucleus Vision, said: “The Indian government is undoubtedly one of the world’s most forward-looking and innovation-hungry with its deep appreciation of the immense potential blockchain technology holds for the country, its citizens, and its rising position in the global economy. Bringing together technological innovators with regulatory bodies and government agencies, the International Blockchain Congress will mark a major milestone in India’s roadmap to being the global leader in blockchain. Nucleus Vision is proud to host the conference, which will serve as a foundation for creating the world’s most vibrant blockchain ecosystem, right here in India.”
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