Dunamu Inc., operator of the global crypto-asset exchange Upbit, announced on Aug. 6 the official lineup and program for the Upbit Developer Conference 2019 (UDC 2019) which will take place Sept. 4-5 in Grand Hyatt Incheon Hotel in Incheon, Korea.
UDC was launched last year as one of the largest events dedicated primarily to blockchain developers and featured in-depth presentations from more than 30 industry experts.
This year’s conference will once again bring together top blockchain experts from around the globe. With “Proof of Services” as the main theme, UDC 2019 will shine a spotlight on those bringing blockchain technology to the mainstream through technical expertise and innovative real-world applications.
UDC 2019 kicks off Sept. 4 with opening remarks by Dunamu chairman Song Chi-Hyung, followed by keynote presentations from Leemon Baird, co-founder and chief scientist of Hedera Hashgraph, and Samson Mow, CSO of Blockstream.
Other Day 1 speakers include Ground X CEO Jason Han, Ava Labs chief protocol architect and co-founder Ted Yin, Unchain CEO Lee Hong-kyu, Terra co-founder Daniel Shin, and more.
Day 2 of UDC 2019 will feature Jan Junge, blockchain developer and product owner for Daimler Mobility, and Houman Haddad, head of emerging technologies for the United Nations World Food Programme, as opening presenters.
Yanolja CEO Kim Jong-yoon and SM Entertainment head of CT-AI Labs Joo Sang-sik will provide insight on how blockchain technology is being integrated into the world of entertainment and leisure, respectively.
Vinod Tiwari, Power Ledger’s head of business development and sales, Mitch Liu, CEO of Theta Labs, Allen Kho, CEO of MediBloc, and world-renowned artist Kevin Abosch are among the other Day 2 speakers.
Also scheduled is a special panel session focused on global crypto-asset regulation featuring CEOs of major cryptocurrency exchanges from North America, Europe and Asia.
In addition to the speaker sessions, UDC 2019 also offers an exhibition zone showcasing a wide variety of cutting-edge blockchain services, hands-on sessions for aspiring Dapp developers, and a hackathon event with a total prize pool of 50 million won (approx. US$41,000).
Registration for UDC 2019 is open until Aug. 16, and special registration rates are available for groups and students.
Full information can be found at the official website for UDC 2019: https://udc.upbit.com/.