Korea Blockchain Week 2019: The Next Trends

Korea Blockchain Week 2019: The Next Trends

Korea Blockchain Week 2019 (KBW 2019) is fast approaching and many of the world leading blockchain projects will gather in South Korea where they discuss the real and the virtual applications of blockchain technology.

“The Next Trends” is one of the fringe event happening on the 1 October 2019 at the Huobi Coffee Club, B1. This event is organised by Gaimin.io, a blockchain based gaming platform company in the United Kingdom and supported by Blockcast.cc, a community driven media company. The event aims to bring futurists together to discuss about upcoming trends ahead for the blockchain and technology industry.

Gaimin will be present to showcase their project and how their AI driven machine learning, crypto mining software platform, which allows a gamer to direct his unused resources to the passive mining and accumulation of crypto assets, without affecting his gaming performance, and without the need for any specialized crypto mining knowledge. This event also serve as Gaimin’s first and official meet up with their Korean community after the successful IEO at Borabit.com.

Sequoia China backed project- Conflux, who has raised $35 million from the big names in China, is also confirmed of his attendance for the event to share insights on their technology developments. Conflux inherits the central design idea of Bitcoin: computing power is the only weapon in competing for the right of block generation.

Leading thinkers such as Håvard Claussen Martinsen from Norway, Anndy Lian from Singapore, Sander de Bruijn from Netherlands, Andrew Faridani from Canada, Yuanjie Zhang from China and more will be speaking at the event too.

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To register for this event, log on to https://onoffmix.com/event/194672. Seats are limited and will be on a first come first serve basis.


Synopsis: 2030 is still far away but technologies are developing at such fast speed that next year’s trends need to be identified as quickly as possible. This is especially so when it comes to Blockchain where it’s full possibilities are not yet fully disclosed. “The Next Trends” will discuss and feature some of the upcoming trends globally.

6.30pm:  Networking & Registration

7.00pm: Welcome Speech

7.05pm: “Why Gaming is the Catalyst to Mass Blockchain Adoption” 

– Martin Speight, CEO, Gaimin.io

Forget about finance, gaming can also be the key catalyst for blockchain adoption. Gaming brings forward a mass community of untapped potential for the blockchain industry to kick start mass adoption.

– Why gamers are most likely to be the first major adopters of Blockchain?
– How Asia is set to lead the way in the new gaming market?
– What do you look out for in the gaming industry?

7.35 pm: Identifying the Value in Digitalization and Blockchain

– Aiden Lee, CEO, TVCC (South Korea)
– Tom Peng, Founder, Doge China (China)
– Taka Okabe, Project Unicorn (Japan)
– Shirley Yu, Director, OKEX (China)

Digitalization is transforming the way industry functions and unleashing global opportunities for value creation. With the injection of Blockchain technology, it helps to address and solve more issues and creates a difference value proposition.

– What is the true value in digitalization?
– What is the strategic business value?
– Why is blockchain in trend?
– How do you see different technologies working together to form a new value chain?

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8.10pm: Blockchain Moving Beyond the Hype and Facing Reality

– Yuanjie Zhang, Co-Founder, Conflux (China)
– Håvard Claussen Martinsen, Co-founder, TCM Capital (Norway)
– Martin Speight, CEO, Gaimin.io (Spain)
– Anndy Lian, Inter-governmental Blockchain Advisor (Singapore)

According to Gartner report, blockchain will be “transformational” across a variety of industries in the next 5 to 10 years. Many people in the industry says that we are still in the speculative stage and we will have to face reality soon.

– Has blockchain solve the scalability issues?: When, Where, How?
– Do investors still look at investing their money into blockchain companies? And what are the steps you take to make sure that the investors are in place?
-What is your opinion on POW, POS or other consensus protocols?
– Is there a future for Blockchain or is it just Bitcoin?

8.45pm: Lucky Draw & Group Photo

9.00pm: Networking 



Team Blockcast.cc will be heading back to Korea from Shanghai and USA for the week to cover stories and meeting with the blockchain communities. To contact us, please reach out to:

Reporter in-charge

Name: Joann Park

Email: contact@blockcast.cc

Website: www.blockcast.cc

Location: South Korea



Source: https://blockcast.cc/events/korea-blockchain-week-2019-the-next-trends/


Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author- “NFT: From Zero to Hero” and “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.

Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.

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An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.

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