After what was dubbed a highly fruitful first year in 2019, the Paris Blockchain Week Summit is back for another round of robust talk about the state and progress of the blockchain ecosystem. The 2020 summit organizers have announced the speaker lineup and the event is scheduled to take place between March 31 and April 1, 2020. The blockchain submit is a highlight event of the Paris Blockchain Week. The 2019 version featured over 1,700 participants originating from 57 different countries as well as over 100 media personalities and more than 130 speakers. The 2020 edition is not expected to be any different or less.
The Highlights from the Paris Blockchain Week Summit 2019
The 2019 summit saw a lot of meaningful discussion and exchange of ideas. Industry experts like David Chum pointed out the need for “Digital Sovereignty” from the consumer point of view. 2019 was a year that really brought data privacy to the forefront of discussion in almost every industry. Issues like crypto asset regulation, the impact of blockchain on the entertainment industry, business models based on blockchain relating the financial sector was also up for discussion.
Furthermore, the summit highlighted the reasons why blockchain companies should consider setting up or relocating to France.
The Promises 2020 Summit Holds For Blockchain Enthusiast
The 2020 Paris Blockchain Week Summit (PBWS) is holding at Station F, which is the biggest start-up campus in the world. The summit is expected to host the world’s most prominent personalities in the blockchain space with close to 2,500 global and French professionals in the sector expected to turn up. The event organizers include Datalents, Woorton, and Chain Accelerator.
The Summit will highlight the ongoing progress in the blockchain sector as well as the governing structure and network put in place in France. Prominent industry presenters will be showcasing the latest development in the blockchain industry as well as their opinions in four areas. These areas are Public Policy, Tech Builders, enterprise Blockchain and Open Finance. Meanwhile, among the vital topics up for discussion are DAOs, collectibles, stablecoins, governance, decentralized mobility, crypto lending platform, and developer community.
A Sneak Peak Into The Key Speakers
The highlights of the key speakers that will take the center stage include:
- Bruno Le Maire, Minister for the Economy and Finance in France
- Ryan Zurrer, Dialectic’s Founder.
- Kathleen Breitman, the Co-founder of Coase;
- Bertrand Perez, who is the COO and Interim Managing Director of the Libra Association
- Meltem Demirors, Chief Investment Officer at CoinShares, among others.
- Sajida Zouarhi, Chief Technology Strategist at Nomadic Labs & Blockchain Architect
- Mona El Isa, CEO of Melonport
- Tony Sheng, Principal at Multicoin Capital
Over 100 globally renowned speakers from different backgrounds are expected to grace the event with 60 sponsors and 100 media partners. PBWS aims to nurture the development of the blockchain ecosystem to help provide a suitable business environment for blockchain industries.