Asaf Fybish

I write about Tech, Blockchain and Marketing. Founder @ GuerrillaBuzz

Top Blockchain Conferences And Events For 2019-2020

2019-2020 is going to be an exciting year for the blockchain community. After a very volatile 2018, we are all looking for a brighter future for our cutting-edge blockchain technology and wide community to emerge back.
The events listed below are sorted by dates and some of them also includes an exclusive discount code for our readers.
If you would like to add your event, please feel free to contact me:

Upcoming Events:

CoinAlts is designed to bring together the thought leaders in the cryptocurrency investment space to discuss the investment, legal and operational issues for cryptocurrencies as a new asset class.
Date: September 26, 2019.
Location: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States.
Keynote Speakers(Previous Speakers): Tim Draper, Draper Associates
Olaf Carlson-Wee, Polychain Capital, Mark Yusko, Morgan Creek Capital.
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This conference will explore the economic security aspects of
blockchain protocols, including game theory, incentive design,
mechanism design, and market design along with other topics related to
crypto-economics security, and foster collaborations among researchers
and practitioners working on these topics. CESC is hosted by Dekrypt
Capital, Blockchain at Berkeley, and Noris.
Date: October 28-29, 2019.
Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, CA, United States.
Keynote Speakers(Previous Speakers): Prior Speakers: Charlie Lee, Naval Ravikant, John Burbank and More!

Decentralized 2019

Decentralized has established itself as Europe’s premier conference on blockchain and digital currencies. Decentralized 2019 will bring together the world’s leading business executives and academic experts to debate current trends and future developments across three conference tracks:
Business: Executives, business leaders and policy makers will learn how blockchain and digital currencies will disrupt their business
Technology: Professionals from the blockchain and digital currency spaces will debate the latest developments with like-minded experts from all over the world
Academia: The world’s elite researchers will debate what the future will bring to this exciting space
Date: 30 October - 1 November, 2019.
Location: Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens, Greece.
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Adam Back, Dr. W. Scott Scornetta, Bill Barhydt, Perianne Boring, Tim Darper, Silvio Schembri, Eva Kaili, Anthony Lewis, Marta Piekarska, Tone Vays, Ramesh Ramadoss and more!
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SF Blockchain Week Epicenter

SF Blockchain Week is where blockchain startups, enterprise companies,
academics, developers, and investors from around the world come
together to define the future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. If
you want to connect and engage with the ideas and people at the
forefront of the Internet of Value, we'll see you at SF Blockchain
Week 2019.
Date: October 31- November 1st, 2019.
Location: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States.
Keynote Speakers(Previous Speakers): Prior Speakers:  Vitalik Buterin, Dawn Song, Joseph Poon, Alessandro Chiesa, Jae Kwon

Malta AI & Blockchain Summit

The Malta A.I. and Blockchain Summit has secured its place on the global tech calendar as the premier platform for companies to exhibit, network and engage in debate. More than 14,000 exhibitors, investors, suppliers, and thought leaders have come together, forged new partnerships, and sealed lucrative business deals. The third edition of the summit takes place on 7 to 8 Nov 2019, offering more networking, more high-quality content, and more business opportunities. Combined with Medical Cannabiz World (as part of MALTA WEEK), there will be even more seeding opportunities and connections to be made, with over 10,000 eager delegates, 400 innovative exhibitors, and 1000+ deep-pocketed investors, all in one place on the #blockchainisland.
Date: November 7-8, 2019.
Location: Intercontinental Malta, St. Julian’s Malta.
Keynote Speakers: Joseph Muscat, Tim Darper, Craig Wright, Brock Pierce, Khurran Shroff and more!

Blockchain Technology Conference

Creating the future of business with blockchain technology! Blockchain solutions play an increasingly central role in transforming business operating models of virtually all industries. The Blockchain Technology Conference gives you deep insights into a world augmented by distributed ledger technology; it features in-depth sessions and workshops on principles, programming techniques and real-world applications. Join us to master building, managing and deploying blockchain applications, as well as to gain a deep understanding of smart contracts, cutting edge cipher algorithms, dApps and peer-to-peer networks.
Date: November 11-13.
Location: Hotel Nhow, Berlin, Germany.
Keynote Speakers(Previous Speakers): TBA.

DAS: Markets 2019

DAS: Markets is the only conference designed specifically for the exchanges, insurers, banks, lenders and investors that allow a market to exist for institutional participants. Attendees will be financial market, investment, and blockchain industry leaders.
Date: November 13, 2019.
Location: Cipriani South Street, New York, NY.
Keynote Speakers(Previous Speakers): Marcos Veremis, Jim Robinson, Amber Baldet, Rob Palatnik and more!
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The Blockchain Innovation & Investment Event in Dubai (BII SUMMIT) 

The Blockchain Innovation and Investment Summit (BII SUMMIT) is an event that specialises in helping Blockchain Companies and Investors meet under one roof to be able to create business relationships.
The Event is currently one of the top Blockchain Events in the Middle East and is currently the most specialised for Blockchain Investments. Moreover, the event currently attracts thousands of delegates from the region (mainly Dubai) and is continuing to attract more VIP Investors as it solidifies itself as the top event for Blockchain Investments.
WHY DUBAI? The Dubai Government has yet again set the trail by implementing the Dubai Blockchain Strategy 2020, an initiative which is deemed to usher in economic opportunity for all sectors in the city. This makes the city one of the most prominent for Blockchain Investments due to the demand for rapid growth and support given by the government.
Date: November 20, 2019.
Location: Atlantis The Palm, UAE, Dubai.
Keynote Speakers: Nadeem Ladki (Business Development Director at Ripple), Ali Kassab (Chairman at Centurion & Co.), Simon Cocking (Chief Editor Irish Tech News), Sally Eaves (CTO Emerging Markets & Forbes Councils Member) and many more! 

NEXT Block Asia 2.0 Affiliate Marketing In The Age Of Crypto

The upcoming iteration of NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 “Affiliate Marketing in the Age of Crypto” is set to revisit Bangkok, this time bringing together experts from crypto and affiliate space to discuss synergies and future outlook for 2020. The conference will be a one-day event preceding the Affiliate World Conferences and will include engaging panels and discussions leading up to the mega event. The event will be celebrated by a tremendously successful BANGKOK After Party.
Date: December 3rd, 2019.
Location: W Hotel Bangkok, Thailand
Keynote Speakers: TBD
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Past Events:

The event will gather the most authoritative Blockchain professors around the world, the public chain projects with the most advanced technology, and technical experts, to discuss the most cutting-edge Blockchain academic research, problems, and solutions. By including keynote speeches and panels covering topics from research to application, the conference will explore the next big opportunity in the Blockchain industry.
Date: Jan. 11, 2019.
Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis.
Keynote Speakers: Vitalik Buterin, David Chaum, Jun Li, Dawn Song, Mic Bowman and more!
Come with DAIBC series congress, at the World Digital Asset and Blockchain Congress in Dubai. We will create a social networking experience for connecting global investors and entrepreneurs together in Dubai. Meanwhile, we’ll discuss the future of global Blockchain technology, as well as the innovative application of Blockchain technology in different Industries. 30 hot topics will bring you with the most comprehensive case study of innovation project showcases and help you foresee the development trend of Blockchain in the next few years.
Date: Jan 16–18, 2019.
Location: Downtown Miami, James L. Knight Center.
Keynote Speakers: Shiv Madan, Ben Swann, Nebil Ben Aissa, Jhon Harris and more!
The Crypto Finance Conference is offering conference attendants educational keynotes by industry experts, insightful panel discussions about current and future trends as well as unique networking opportunities with other hand-picked participants in a remote and private setting. Additionally, investors get the opportunity to learn more about new crypto businesses. The Crypto Finance Conference is a place to learn, connect and invest with the best.
Date: Jan 16–18, 2019.
Location: St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Keynote Speakers: Charles Hoskinson, Eva Kaili, Helen Hai, Andy Bromberg and more!
EmTech Asia is not an average tech conference. It is a curation of the world’s leading tech executives, scientists and investors. The brightest minds in robotics, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, Blockchain, virtual and augmented reality, computing, energy, sustainability (and much more) will come from all over the world to share breakthrough research and discoveries with the best from academia, industry and finance.
Date: Jan 22–23, 2019.
Location: Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Level 3, Heliconia and Cassia Ballrooms, Singapore
Keynote Speakers: Kimberly Powell, Poppy Crum, Henk Rogers, Mike North and more!
Join the entrepreneurs, developers, industry leaders and investors at The Blockchain Event. Learn everything how Blockchain business models will take this distributed ledger technology to disrupt every market imaginable from shipping to commerce. Hear real-life case studies from companies across industries and learn from their successes and failures. Industry experts and cutting-edge global startups will discuss everything from the advertising implications to potential regulation to security concerns. Finally, we will focus on what the future holds for Blockchain and how your company can benefit now.
Date: January 30 — February 1, 2019.
Location: Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center.
Keynote Speakers: Andey Zanovskiy, Pramod Achanta, Gary Davis, Chong Li and more!
Netherlands-based banking giant ING published a customer report recently where it was declared that Turkey is the leading cryptocurrencies owner among all European countries. The fact that the people in Turkey are heading to more technological innovations and current economic circumstances serve as an increasing factor for it. Investors and engineers, mostly from Europe, the Middle East and Central Asian countries, who are interested in Blockchain and who deal with cryptocurrencies will be participating in this conference. You will better understand Blockchain, the greatest technological and financial revolution of the 21st century, with the expression of expert speakers in the sphere.
Date: February 20, 2019.
Location: Haliç Congress Center, Istanbul.
Keynote Speakers: Tom Lee, Tim Draper, Serguei Popov and more!
Industry leaders, influencers, developers and fans meet in New York City’s iconic Times Square for all things Non Fungible. Enjoy debates thought-leader talks, workshops and industry briefings from the leading names and brands in blockchain.
Date: February 20, 2019.
Location: PlayStation Theater, Times Square, NYC.
Keynote Speakers:
Richard Titus, Michael J Casey, Benny Giang, Virgil Griffith and more!
World Blockchain Summit is a global series of elite gatherings that take place in 15+ destinations across the world. The summit features enterprise use-cases, government use-cases, inspirational keynotes, panel discussions, tech-talks, Blockchain exhibition, startup pitch competitions, and a host of networking opportunities.
Date: February 28, 2019.
Location: Marina Bay Sands Hotel, 10 Bayfront Ave Singapore.
Keynote Speakers: Kohei Kurihara, Alvin Chua, Mastura Ishak, Samson Lee and more!
The DC Blockchain Summit is one the most distinguished Blockchain events in the world, bringing together the world’s leading Blockchain executives and technologists, public policy makers, and academics — all with a common interest in or passion for Blockchain technology.
Date: March 6–7, 2019.
Location: Georgetown University — Rafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium. 37th and O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20057 United States
Keynote Speakers: Brad Garlinghouse, Tom Jessop, Anoop Nannra, Morgan Ortagus and more!
Meet the pioneers, the early believers, highly influential and established opinion leaders. People from leading crypto projects and digital asset funds will come to Hong Kong to share their knowledge and stories, providing exceptional insights into the ever-larger growing crypto ecosystem. They will be joined by global media, thought-leaders, regulators and over 2,000 participants for two productive and insightful networking days.
Date: March 13–14, 2019.
Location: Kerry Hotel-38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Keynote Speakers: Charlie Lee, Justin Sun, Max Kordek, Yanislav Malahov and more!
Block Hedge is said to be one of the premier conferences in the sphere of Blockchain. Joining here will be a unique opportunity to connect world’s leading thought leaders, investors and innovators from across the globe. This is an international platform for showcasing the latest blockchain innovation, contemporary industry trends, hottest STOs and much more. This time Block Hedge is hosting its 2nd annual mega blockchain and crypto conference in Bangkok, Thailand on March 29. You will get a chance to meet 500+ attendees, 40+ international speakers, 20+ VCs, 50 Media Partners and much more. So, why wait? Register now and leverage this platform to meet like-minded professionals and grow your business like never before.
Date: March 29, 2019
Location: Grand Hyatt Erawan, Bangkok, Thailand
Keynote Speakers: Jason Hsu, Giang Le Ngoc, Reuben Yap, Dennis Trawnitschek, J.L Velde and more!
The Blockchain Summit Austria will be a comprehensive two-day conference focusing on real-life applications of Blockchain in finance, government, insurance, healthcare, energy, supply chain as well as mobility. Experienced speakers, keen investors and opinion leaders will examine the opportunities and threats of this emerging technology. They will analyze the status quo and give a foresight on what we might expect in the future.
Date: April 2, 2019.
Location: BlockExpo GmbH Bauernmarkt 1010 Vienna.
Keynote Speakers: Mariya Gabriel, Helen Hai, Dr. Thomas Endress, Jolanda Ter Maten and more!
Security Token Summit is a high-end, Security Token & Digital Securities focused event. It features a robust agenda spanning a variety of themes such as custody, compliance, regulation, investing, marketing, tokenization, standards, issuance, and real estate.
Date: April 8, 2019.
Location: Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles.
Keynote Speakers: Ami Ben David, Jor Law, Amy Wan, Tal Elyashiv and more!
Crypto invest summit is the leading conference & summit focused on sustainable investing in blockchain technologies. An exclusive, curated, high-impact, informative and thought-provoking event present by some of the world’s foremost innovators.
Date: April 9–10, 2019.
Location: LA Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angles CA.
Keynote Speakers: Andrew Dix, David Weild IV, Amy Wan, P. Bart Stephens and more!
Paris Blockchain Week Summit is the flagship event of Paris Blockchain Week the Summit is the peak event gathering more than 3000 attendees and 100 speakers. During two days, we will take the main stage to discuss EU regulation, stable coins, decentralized exchanges, security tokens, scalability issues, recent advances in consensus mechanisms and many more! Renowned speakers from the best Blockchain and digital asset companies in the world will share their stories and insights on the market and its prospects.
Date: April 17, 2019.
Location: 5 Parvis Alan Turing, 75013 Paris France.
Keynote Speakers: Bruno Le Maire, Eva Kaili, Arthur Breitman, Wei Zhou, Dominik Schiener and more!
This conference provides comprehensive insights on applying blockchain technology to the entire process of tokenizing a real-world asset and the creation of a security token. Tokenizing assets means lowering costs for issuers, but also improving transparency, efficiency and liquidity of real-world assets. The tokenization of real assets democratizes access to new investment opportunities and allows for fractional liquidation and ease of exchange with other investors.
Date: May 12, 2019.
Location: Westin Times Square 270 West 43rd New York
Keynote Speakers: Ryan Hanley, Biser Dimitrov and more!
CoinDesk is proud to present our 5th annual Blockchain technology summit, May 13–15, 2019, at the New York Hilton Midtown and Sheraton New York Times Square. Professionals from leading industry startups, investment firms, financial services giants, global brands, academic institutions and policy groups will return to New York to discuss the evolving real-world applications of Blockchain technology. Consensus will feature three days of demos, networking and expert discussions regarding the most important commercial developments, technical innovations, and public policy issues. It will feature 8,000+ attendees, 200+ sponsors and 125+ speakers who are building the foundations of the Blockchain and digital assets ecosystem.
Date: May 13–15, 2019
Location: New York Hilton Midtown
Keynote Speakers: TBA
Digital Asset Summit (DAS) is a conference for institutional participants in the digital asset space. On May 15th, the most influential family offices, CIOs, fund managers and regulators will gather to discuss developments in market infrastructure and regulatory hurdles in the crypto ecosystem. Register today to connect with and learn from our highly curated network of partners, executives and innovators.
Date: May 15th, 2019
Location: New York Cipriani 25 Broadway NY, NY 10004
Keynote Speakers: Tom Jessop, John Tornatore, Ken Seiff, Erik Torenberg, Michael Moro ,Travis Kling and more!
Following the ground-breaking event in 2018, where more than 8,500 attendees came to meet blockchain trailblazers and luminary VIP guests such as Scott Stornetta, John McAfee, and the Winklevoss twins, this year’s Malta A.I. & Blockchain Summits will each be expecting more than 10,000 visitors, 400 exhibitors, and 1000 investors, joining the world’s leading minds in both AI and blockchain industries.
Date: May 22–25, 2019
Location: Hilton Malta, St. Julians, Malta
Keynote Speakers: Roger Ver, Tone Vays, Tim Draper, Joseph Muscat, Patrick Chan, David Orban, Dr. Alexandra Mik and more!
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Blockchain Day is designed to bridge the capitals of the world of innovation to create a global network that drives change together.
Alongside business leaders from the Asian market, key political decision makers and VCs will be coming together to share their experiences applying blockchain in their industry, its challenges, obstacles and benefits. Sessions of different formats will allow for a dynamic exchange, touching on issues such as regulation, governance, and application, among others.
Date: June 10–11, 2019
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.
Keynote Speakers: JJ Petersen, Luke Wagman(Coin Market Cap), Yuree Hong, Dušan Stojanovic and more!
EventHorizon, is the world’s leading summit on Energy & Blockchain. The most progressive minds of the sector come together to showcase the future of energy supply and tackle how we can get to 100% renewables and negative carbon. 1500 participants will present, debate and connect in over 80 sessions during the 2 days climaxing with a live music and dance concert. The summit is hosted at the historic location of Kraftwerk Berlin, this converted Vattenfall power station will once again be a center of energy.
Date: June 19–20, 2019.
Location: Kraftwerk, Berlin.
Keynote Speakers: Mate Rimac, David Martin, Maria McKavanagh, Jo-Jo Hubbard, Ana Trbovich, Ed Hesse, Marzia Zafar, Christoph Frei and more!
Romania Blockchain Summit promises to be one of the most important conferences dedicated to innovative technologies in the South-Eastern European region, bringing together the public sector, political decision-makers, developers, researchers, global entrepreneurs, leaders, and innovators. The event is organized under the high patronage of the Romanian Ministry of Communications and Information Society, together with the representatives of the Blockchain industry and with the participation of the European Blockchain Observatory and Forum.
Date: June 21–22, 2019.
Location: Palace of Parliament, Bucharest, Romania.
Keynote Speakers: Tim Draper, Fabio Canesin, Boby Lee, Mihai Alisie, Dave Pulis, Pascal B. van Knijff and more!
This conference will gather more than 5,000 industry elites from governments, regulators, associations, institutions, blockchain companies, fintech and media to explore industry trends and innovations, and to recognize industry pioneers and contributions to jointly promote the healthy and orderly development of the industry.
Date: June 22–23, 2019.
Location: Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore.
Keynote Speakers: Samson Mow, Paul Brody, Du Jun, Tom Menner, Franklyn Richards, Kevin Xu and more!
Blockchain Summit London is the largest Blockchain-dedicated event in Europe, bringing together 5,000 industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators and investors. Based on unrivaled content and practical ‘how-to’ case studies, over 200 visionary speakers will address the challenges and opportunities of our Blockchain future. Interactive sessions, workshops and roundtables offer exceptional networking opportunities with a purely Blockchain -focused audience.
Date: June 25–26, 2019.
Location: Olympia West, London
Keynote Speakers: Bob Crozier, Amit Varma, May Winifield, Marjan Delatinne and more!
Bloconomic is back in 2019 with the biggest blockchain expo in Malaysia. Bloconomic Expo discusses the real use cases and the future prospect of Blockchain in the new reality of blockchain landscape as well as addressing the opportunities and challenges ahead. Bloconomic aims to create a vast network of Blockchain leaders in the new dawn of Blockchain economy, to explore new business models and unrecognized opportunities in the Blockchain world and create a platform that brings together leader of blockchain industry into the heart of South East Asia, Kuala Lumpur.
Date: August 15–16, 2019.
Location: Connexion Conference & Event Centre, Bangsar KL Malaysia.
Keynote Speakers: Amarjit Singh, Stefano Virgilli, Kennth Hu, Rafael Schult, Harpreert Singh Maan, KC Seow, Xanne Leo and more!

Ethereal Tel Aviv 2019

Join a collaboration of technologists, artists, startups, entrepreneurs, and investors engaging directly with the latest developments in Ethereum, blockchain, and decentralization. Network with top VCs, learn from the ecosystem’s most remarkable minds, and discover—or decide—what’s next in tech, blockchain, and decentralization.
Date: September 15, 2019.
Location: Sheva, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Keynote Speakers: Joseph Lubin, Vitalik Buterin, Yoni Assia, Tomer Barel and more!



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