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Korea Blockchain Week 2018 to be Held in Seoul Next Month
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Korea Blockchain Week 2018 to be Held in Seoul Next Month
  • By Cho Jin-young
  • June 12, 2018, 14:55
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An image advertising London Blockchain Week that was held in January this year.

Korea Blockchain Week 2018 (KBW 2018) will be held in Seoul for five days from July 16 to 20, the organizer of the conference said on June 12.

Blockchain Week is a global blockchain conference held in major financial hubs around the world one after another such as New York, Bangkok and Tokyo.

KBW 2018 is jointly sponsored by Factblock, Beyond Block, and Hashed. Factblock is a blockchain project validation platform and an accelerator specializing in global blockchain projects. Beyond Block is a community that helps online and offline networking focusing on blockchain. It held a summit in Bangkok and Tokyo before Seoul. Hashed is also a global blockchain accelerator that plays a central role in accelerating and community building in the global blockchain industry.

At Beyond Block Summit Seoul to be held at Shilla Hotel in Seoul, various lectures and discussions will be held including the current status of blockchain technology in Korea; governance and initial coin offerings (ICOs); the global government and blockchain; successful cases of ICO business management; stock vs. token from the perspective of investors; centralization or decentralization of exchanges; and the future of mining.

Kim Seo-jun, CEO of Hashed, will deliver a keynote speech, followed by Michael Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Digital Capital, who made the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index; Dominic Williams, CEO of Dfinity; Michael Arrington, founder of TechCrunch; and Han Jae-sun, CEO of Ground X, Kakao’s blockchain subsidiary.

"I am looking forward to having a meaningful opportunity for people in the blockchain industry to get the latest information from global experts, pursue ways to cultivate the market together, and exchange with each other,” said Jeon Seon-ik, CEO of Factblock.