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Crypto events of Q1 2020 with breakdown by region

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Cryptocurrency events of the 1st quarter 2020

With the incessant development of the blockchain and crypto industry, more people are getting involved in the tremendous flow of information and knowledge exchange that accompanies it. This year’s calendar is jam packed with crypto-related events, startling you with a dazzling array of choices. We’ve looked at all the events on the schedule and picked out the most interesting upcoming ones in your region.

USA

The Blockchain Event, Florida
When: 11 — 14 February
Where: Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale
Speakers: Representatives of Google, IBM, CISCO and other top companies
Ticket price: from $75
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This event is set to explore the potential of blockchain technologies by focusing on real business cases across industry boundaries and the practical aspects of using blockchain. The conference is part of TechSuperShow, a global venue for B2B networking. The Blockchain Event will address a wide range of issues starting from tokenization and secure digital identities and extending to the use of blockchain in healthcare.

The 4th Annual International CRYPTO WORLD SUMMIT, New York
When: 20 February
Where: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
Speakers: Jason Nagi, Juliet Annerino, Mihaela Ulieru, etc.
Ticket price: from $499
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This summit got started in 2017 with the Finetch World Summit, dedicated to the Evolution of Finance. Its 2020 edition promises a diverse agenda and varied formats of discussion, including a blockchain mastermind series, VIP networking, artificial intelligence forums, SEC rules and compliance panels, and many more. The conference is organized by Fintech World, an online platform that covers the fintech industry.

Bitcoin 2020, San-Francisco
When: 27 — 28 March
Where: SVN Vest
Speakers: Nick Szabo, Pascal Gauthier and many others
Ticket price: $200 (with a $50 discount when purchased with BTC).
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Bitcoin 2020 is striving to be the platform for Bitcoin dialogue this year. This conference was inaugurated in 2019, with over 1900 attendees and more than 100 speakers, including Edward Snowden, who talked via teleconference.
Alongside the major program, delegates will be able to participate in the less formal “Whale Night” networking and collaboration opportunity. 

Europe

Digital Assets Summit, London
When: 10 February
Where: Rosewood Hotel
Participants: more than 500
Speakers: representatives of the London Stock Exchange, HSBC, Coinbase and other top organizations
Ticket price: from £489.95 with free admission for investors.
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This February, DAS will be hosting the first London-based institutional crypto event. The Summit has been organized by the BlockWorks Group since 2019 and had several editions throughout the past year. This year it will also come to New York and San-Francisco. The coming session in London will cover tokenization, prime brokerage, trading mechanics and many other aspects of modern digital assets, all looked at from the perspective of financial institutions.

Blockchain Economy, Istanbul
When: 20 - 21 February
Where: Yesilkoy Mahallesi Ataturk Cad. 34149 No:15-17-19 Bakirkoy
Participants: more than 3,000 people from 60 countries
Speakers: Tim Draper, John MacAfee, etc.
Ticket price: An easy expo pass starts at €5. Tickets purchased for crypto are eligible with a 50% discount.
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Blockchain Economy is the largest crypto and blockchain event of the region. With bright names among its speakers and top companies as its sponsors (OKEX, the NEM foundation), the conference will address a wide range of issues related to modern financial technologies.

London Blockchain Week
When: 4 — 11 March
Where: 8 Northumberland Avenue
Participants: more than 1500 attendees
Speakers: representatives of Microsoft, Ripple, Blockchain.com and many others
Ticket price: A 2-day ticket is available at £499.00
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This is going to be the 6th Annual London Blockchain Week. The Blockchain London Conference was launched in 2015 and changed to Blockchain Week later. This time, startup companies will be in the spotlight.
One project will be chosen among the ten other pitched projects. The winners will be awarded with free exhibition space at the next event. Blockchain Week is organized by Fintech Worldwide. The discussion will be focused on the future of technology and decentralized finance.
CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit will be held on the 10th of March, within London Blockchain Week. This event will bring together institutional, retail, regulatory and tech experts to discuss and exchange views on current challenges and developments in the digital asset industry. Featuring talks and panels on three stages, the conference is designed to connect traditional finance professionals with the emerging digital asset ecosystem.

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague
When: 22 March
Where: Panorama Hotel
Speakers: representatives of the Monero Hardware team, IBM, SEMrush and many others
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This is the sixth annual blockchain conference in Prague organized by Smile-Expo. The event is focused on the Czech market and foreign projects implementing modern IT products. Its program will cover diverse issues, such as solutions to 51% attacks, the legal issues of blockchain, decentralized applications, privacy coins, healthcare in the light of blockchain and other topics. This annual conference has an impressive number of partners, among which you’ll see Bitcoinist, Bitcoin.com, Cointelegraph, etc.

Blockchain Expo Global 2020, London
When: 17 — 18 March
Where: Olympia London
Speakers: representatives of Citi, NASDAQ, Hyperledger and other top companies Participants: more than 9,000 people
Ticket Price: A wide range of passes are available, including a free pass.
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This event is part of the Blockchain Expo World Series, which is made up of 3 conferences throughout the year: Global, Europe and North America. Blockchain Expo offers 6 conference tracks with speakers that span a broad range of industries and an extensive list of presenters. The organizers have launched an app (“Matchmaking Tool”) allowing you to plan your agenda and get the most out of networking during the show.

Paris Blockchain Week Summit
When: March 31 — April 1
Where: STATION F – 5 Parvis Alan Turing
Speakers: Jutta Steiner, Bertrand Perez, Philip Gradwell, etc.
Participants: 2500 attendees
Ticket Price: from €245 with a 30% discount for early birds.
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The Summit will bring together prominent blockchain and digital asset organisations from all around the world for two days of insightful talks in Paris. The event will be attended by Tezos, KPMG, Chainalysis, Bitpanda, Libra and many others.
Paris Blockchain Week will run under the joint patronage of the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance. The first edition of the event was held in 2019. 

Asia and Africa

Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2020
When: at the time of writing (late Jan), the Hong Kong Blockchain Week has been postponed. Originally, its dates were 2 — 6 March. Stay tuned for further updates.
Where: Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
Speakers: Dr David Chung JP, Daniel Schwartzkopff, Ben Goertzel, etc.
Participants: more than 3000 attendees
Ticket Price: from $135
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This event is set to deliver expert-led discussions directly from industry leaders who are building the future of blockchain technology and digital assets. The discussion topics will cover the impact of a Chinese digital currency, security, digital health, regulatory updates, solutions for fintech and other vital issues for digital technologies. There is also a chain of side events, such as meetups, parties and investors dinners.

Blockchain Africa Conference 2020, Johannesburg, South Africa
When: 11 — 12 March
Where: Investec, Sandton
Speakers: Chris Becker, Mpho Dagada, Mervyn George, etc.
Participants: Over 500 delegates
Ticket Price: from 2500 Rands
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More than 30 presenters and over 500 delegates are coming to Johannesburg to speak about the opportunities provided by modern disruptive technologies. The conference is set to explore regulation, social good and real use cases, such as supply chain processes and trade finance, as well as central bank-backed digital currencies for regional payment systems.
The Blockchain Africa Conference was inaugurated in 2015 and has continued on with subsequent annual editions.

TOKEN2049, Hong Kong
When: 17 — 18 March
Where: Kerry Hotel
Top Speakers: Justin Sun, Ben Goertzel, etc.
Ticket Price: from $399
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TOKEN2049 is the flagship conference of Asia Crypto Week. It kicked off in 2018. In 2019, three events ran as part of the show, which included Ethereum and LTC Meetups. Vitalik Buterin and Charlie Lee were the main speakers, among the other thought leaders invited.
This premier blockchain event in Asia brings together industry influencers and top executives from leading companies to shine a light on the prospects of the token economy. Global media will cover TOKEN2049, including Bloomberg, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Cointelegraph.

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