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06 Jun 2018

Blockchain for Kazakhstan: Let’s Weigh the Chances of Success

Only one week is left before Blockchain Conference Astana, the main fintech event of Central Asia. On June 14, 2018, the Mariott Hotel Astana will bring together blockchain experts from the UK, the USA, Canada, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan to present their innovative blockchain projects, discuss the most trending topics and develop ways to deliver technologies that will help Kazakhstan modernize its economy and gain the upper hand in the region.

The event program has already been finalized and is available on the website. The conference will feature a full conference day, discussion panels, ICO pitches and expo area.

Key conference directions include:

  • Blockchain technology for Kazakhstan: scope of application and new ways of the country’s development
  • Blockchain capabilities in the financial world – creating secure payment solutions
  • e-gov: principles of transparent government development through technology application
  • Legislative regulation of cryptocurrencies and blockchain throughout the globe and in Kazakhstan

We are glad to introduce our last but not least conference speakers. Mr. Dastan Kozhabekov, an executive director of the Kazakhstan Association of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, will speak during the first panel entitled Blockchain Technology for Kazakhstan. Mr. Kozhabekov has entrepreneurial experience taking the position of a manager in large private and national companies operating in the sphere of machine building, engineering and innovation management in the oil, gas and power industries. He has a higher technical education and a MBA degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, Cambridge, USA).

Mr. Erik Iglikov, a leading blockchain developer & expert working for Aion Foundation, will speak about protocols of the future. Previously, he was involved in the development of several blockchain solutions for some of the largest companies in their industries. Today, Eric is an Aion Ecosystem Lead Developer. He is engaged in the development of tools for decentralized applications and the company’s partners. He also coordinates and advises large companies and Aion partners on the architecture and development of decentralized solutions based on smart contracts.

Mr. Vsevolod Cheremnykh will talk about ways of improvement of the efficiency of resource management using blockchain. Mr. Cheremnykh has over twelve years of managerial experience in various business areas, such as financial sector, oil and gas production, logistics, service business, system integration and advertising. He also does advisory work on personnel management, financial & administrative management and business systems development. Before taking the position of an operational director at Serviceplan International Agency, Vsevolod worked as a project manager for such companies as Exito Group and AEN Group. Being an expert in system integration, strategic & international management, and comprehensive project management, Mr. Vsevolod Cheremnyh was engaged in auditing and restructuring medium and large businesses, building complex business systems and business processes. He has successfully launched several his own projects. Today, Vsevolod is working on the Blockchain.ru project.

Blockchain.ru has joint Blockchain Conference Astana as a Silver Sponsor. Key activities of this technology platform and information & analytical portal include a Russian-language media portal and an international technology platform for creating and scaling small and medium businesses.

Please register for Blockchain Conference Astana via this link:  https://bconference.kz/ru/biletyi/. See you on June 14 at the Marriott Astana Hotel.

25 May 2018

Blockchain Conference Astana Moderators

Only a few weeks are left before the worldwide Blockchain Conference in Kazakhstan. On June 14, 2018, Blockchain Conference Astana will bring together experts from all over the world to discuss ways of the republic development in the context of the Blockchain implementation in all spheres of the country’s economic and social life.

The Conference program will have the following five key streams:

  • Blockchain capabilities in the financial world
  • E-Gov: principles of transparent government development through technology application
  • Legislative regulation of cryptocurrencies and Blockchain throughout the globe and in Kazakhstan
  • Trading
  • Economy tokenization and traps and pitfalls of the ICO

The Conference organizers are pleased to announce the event moderators, who will accompany all the reports and set the right pace for the discussions.

The first section Blockchain Technology for Kazakhstan: Spheres of Application and New Ways for Country Development as well as the discussion panel Features of Blockchain Market in Kazakhstan will be moderated by Mr. Mutanov Bekzhan, who is  the Coordinator in the Bureau of Continuing Professional Development and the Chief Manager of the Department of Financial Technologies at Astana International Financial Centre.

Legal Aspects of Blockchain Economy and Regulation & Legalization of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies panels will be moderated by Kuna Bitcoin Agency founder & Blockchain Hub Kyiv founder Mr. Mikhail Chobanyan. Mikhail is an MBA graduate from Columbia University, London Business School and Hong Kong University, and a Bachelor of Economics (City University London). Mr. Chobanyan has over 7 years of experience in the telecommunications market. In 2014, he founded Kuna Bitcoin Agency, the first bitcoin agency in the CIS and Eastern Europe. He is one of the founders of Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine (BFU) and Blockchain Hub Kyiv. In September 2014, he opened the first Bitcoin embassy in the CIS. Mr. Mikhail Chobanyan is a leader of Bitcoin License Ukraine initiative group and an ideologist of Crypto Rus platform. In September 2016, he officially launched kuna.io., the first public Ukrainian exchange of crypto assets.

Blockchain for Business, Blockchain for Fintech and E-gov and Features of Trading 2018 will be moderated by CoinIndex.agency CEO & Co-founder Yulia Sporysh. Today, she is engaged in the development of derivative instruments (indices, futures) on the crypto market. She has a degree of the candidate of sociological sciences. Before blockchain and crypto currencies, she worked in the Fintech sphere.

Representatives of banking and financial sector, owners and founders of companies in the field of money transfers and exchange transactions, IT professionals, lawyers, blockchain start-ups, as well as representatives of government agencies at all levels will surely have an interest in this Conference.

The full Conference program is available on the website. Registration is now open! Please click on the link to register.


16 May 2017

Blockchain Conference Astana to Discuss How Blockchain May Change Food Industry

On June 14, 2017, a global-scale blockchain summit Blockchain Conference Astana in Kazakhstan will feature over 20 speakers delivering practical solutions to the issue of blockchain technology use in e-Gov, FinTech, energy sector, food industry and other spheres.

The CEO of a Swiss company FoodBlockchain.XYZ Angel Versetti will share a blockchain solution for the food industry. He will devote his speech to the influence of smart contracts and distributed databases on the food supply system, provision of new levels of food quality and safety, and development of new levels of transparency for end users.

Angel Vercetti is a CEO of FoodBlockchain.XYZ, the world’s first blockchain solution based on Ethereum for the global food industry. Previously, he worked in various departments of the United Nations Organization (the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)), as well as World Resources Forum, Bloomberg, and was on probation at Google. He also manages a television media project at Dukascopy Bank and often participates in conferences and meetings of the highest level (Vatican, Davos, UNESCO, etc.).

BConference Astana creates the largest platform for discussing the role of blockchain in the Kazakhstan’s economy modernization. Proceeding from this mission, the conference organizers make the event program to be as useful as possible for the state bodies, banking & financial sector as well as energy and food industries.

Participation in the conference is open to everyone interested. To attend the conference, please register on the site.

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12 May 2017

IBM World Blockchain Experience to be shared at Blockchain Conference Astana

The IBM representative will speak at the global blockchain summit Blockchain Conference Astana in Kazakhstan on June 14, 2017. The conference program will also feature performances by representatives of Microsoft, Deloitte, KPMG, Humaniq, Juscutum Attorneys Association, Sofitto and many other companies. The conference will involve over 20 speakers and 150 guests from around the world.

The speech of the IBM Kazakhstan’s leading developer Mikhail Korotko will be devoted to the company’s approach to the blockchain as well as participation in the world-famous HyperLedger project and its business application. Let us recall that the alternative blockchain system HyperLedger is a product that allows companies to build solutions based on the distributed ledger technology of its own design.

Mikhail Korotko is a highly qualified and certified IT architect with over 14 years of experience in the IT sphere. He has over 35 international certificates in the field of IT (Open CA – a master certified IT architect, certified architect of IBM, CCEE, CCAA, CCA, MCSE, MCITP, MCSA, VCP) and two international awards (VMware vExpert). Mikhail has an extensive expertise in planning, managing, designing and implementing of medium and large IT projects (Cloud Computing, IT Infrastructure, Big Data, industry solutions, etc.) including pre-sale / sales, architecture development and implementation, system integration and services. Mikhail has a great experience of work in the team as a technical manager with distributed international and multicultural teams.

BConference Astana promises to become one of the most significant events in Kazakhstan. The conference will be devoted to the blockchain technology capabilities for the financial environment, solutions for banks, payment systems, money transfers, exchange operations, etc.; composition of public services with the help of blockchain; energy trading and renewable energy; data tracking and analysis using the blockchain.

On the second day of the conference, June 15, 2017, BConference attendees will have a tour to the unique complex of Expo 2017 Future Energy demonstrating the exhibits from over 200 countries around the world.

Participation in the conference is open to everyone interested. To attend the conference, please register on the site.

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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 Apr 2017

MOST Business Incubator has become an Official Partner of Blockchain Conference Astana

The official partner of Blockchain Conference Astana to be held on June 14 – 15, 2017 in the capital of Kazakhstan will be the Kazakh business incubator MOST. The goal of cooperation between these two teams lies in joining efforts to allow building an effective dialogue between the conference attendees in order to share knowledge and experience in using blockchain in the FinTech, e-gov and energy sectors.

A huge potential of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the development of the FinTech sphere indicates that Blockchain Conference Astana has every chance to become an effective tool for interaction of experts and implementation of state programs on modernization of the Kazakhstan economy.

One of the conference panels will be moderated by MOST Business Incubator co-founder and head Pavel Koktyshev. Pavel is a graduate of the Suleyman Demirel University, a director of the Institute for Development and Economic Affairs and a representative of the Global Entrepreneurship Network in Kazakhstan, which is a part of the Global Shapers community of the World Economic Forum. Pavel is also a presenter on the Kazakh TV channel and a blogger.  He regularly speaks at and moderates prestigious conferences in Kazakhstan and abroad (WEF Annual meeting, Davos, Switzerland, 2014, WEF Special Meeting on Unlocking Resources for Regional Development, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014, World Business Angel Forum, Istanbul, Turkey 2016, etc.). Pavel is a consultant and manager of international and national projects in the field of entrepreneurship development.

BConference Astana attendees will be able to communicate with Pavel Koktyshev during the event. To participate in the conference, please register on the website.

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