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03 May 2017

What is the Fintech Future of Kazakhstan?

What potential does Kazakhstan have for the fintech development? What role will blockchain play in modernization of the country’s economy? What blockchain practices are the most relevant for Kazakhstan today? These and many other questions will be answered on June 14, 2017 by the key speakers of Blockchain Conference Astana.

As is known, Kazakhstan has headed for accelerated technological modernization of its economy having identified online trading, mobile banking and digital services to be its priority sectors for development.

Blockchain Conference Astana has every chance to become one of the most effective platforms of the country for the exchange of information and experience in implementing the best solutions in the global world of blockchain.

The Conference program will consist of 3 main panels:

  • Advanced blockchain solutions for financial industry
  • Prospects of blockchain for e-government
  • Blockchain innovations for energy environment

The Conference organizers plan to pay special attention to the sphere of fintech.

Alexander Vasylchenko, who in 2016 together with an EU bank founded Sofitto, a fintech start-up merging Blockchain technology into conventional banking card products, will speak about the use of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) on existing Banking infrastructure and in a fully regulated environment. Today, Sofitto’s banking cards with integrated store of value enable hyper secure data management with zero knowledge about Data and no transaction costs. The transactions history is stored in Blockchain providing unprecedented automation and scalability. Sofitto payment scheme introduces DLT advantages on an existing banking infrastructure and in a fully regulated environment. Sofitto is introducing an alternative Domestic and International scheme secured by Blockchain in several EU countries.

BlockEx CEO Adam Leonard will introduce the conference participants to the platform operation for the exchange of BlockEx digital assets as well as principles of using the blockchain technology to build more transparent and accessible capital markets. Having 20 years of experience in creating and developing Payments, Ad-Tech and Fintech solutions, Adam was in charge of creation of several award-winning platforms in Ad-Tech and Gaming industries. Since 2011, upon getting involved in crypto currencies, Adam has been focusing exclusively on the sphere of Fintech.

In the near future, the full program of the Conference will be announced. In order to keep abreast of all the news of BConference Astana, please sign up for newsletters and stay tuned on the website bconference.kz.


28 Feb 2017

Blockchain Conference Astana on Energy and FinTech to Take Place in Kazakhstan

Blockchain Conference (B Conference) will take place June 14-15, 2017 in Astana. The event organizers have chosen this captivating city not by chance. During the period of June to September 2017, the capital of Kazakhstan will become a centre of innovation and development for the whole energy sector of our planet. The World’s Fair EXPO 2017 Future Energy will start on June 10, 2017, involving Blockchain Conference Astana in the global struggle for cleanliness and safety of our planet.

Leading experts from around the world will attend B Conference Astana to share their experience in implementation of the best solutions in the blockchain global world. The conference program will consist of two days on 14 and 15 June. The first day of the event will be devoted to the following topics:

  • Blockchain technology capabilities for the financial environment: solutions for banks, payment systems, money transfers, exchange operations, etc.
  • Energy trading and renewable energy
  • Smart grids
  • Data tracking and analysis using the blockchain

The tour to a unique complex of Expo 2017 Future Energy demonstrating the exhibits from over 200 countries around the world will take place on the second day of the event, June 16, 2017.

Participation in B Conference Astana may be of interest to representatives of banking and financial sectors, managers and owners of companies in the field of money transfers and exchange operations, energy companies, oil & gas representatives from across the world, save-energy companies, blockchain start-ups, as well as representatives of public authorities at all levels.

B Conference Astana will take place at the Diplomat Hotel & Business Center on June 14-15, 2017.

To keep abreast of all the news of B Conference Astana, please stay tuned and subscribe to our newsletter on the website bconference.kz.

Please register on the website to participate in the conference.

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AroundB is an organizer of the world-wide series of conferences under the brand name Blockchain Conference. AroundB is among the world’s first companies focusing on events and marketing services exclusively for projects in the sphere of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The Agency’s core areas of activity involve organization and holding of specialized events, development of communication strategies and implementation of PR campaigns of any complexity for projects dealing with the blockchain technology and operating on the Ethereum platform. The portfolio of the AroundB team includes over 10 conferences organized in five countries and 8 cities.