Bitcoin and Blockchain Conferences for 2019, Rated and Reviewed

The most complete list of every blockchain and cryptocurrency conference around the world, with ratings! Our custom Bitcoin Market Journal Score is calculated by the number of attendees, ticket price, and quality of speakers. Use it as a guide for which conferences to attend in 2019.

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Date Event Name Event Price Expected Attendees Description BMJ Score
11/11/2019 - 11/15/2019 Singapore Fintech Festival 2019
Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive Singapore
$0 45,000 The Singapore FinTech Festival is the largest Financial Technology event in the world. Attracting close to 45,000 participants, decision makers and investors from almost 130 countries in 2018, the event is considered by the global FinTech community as the world's largest platform for the global FinTech community, with Singapore thriving as an international hub at the forefront of FinTech innovation. The festival welcomes a myriad of industries in the FinTech ecosystem, including participants from financial institutions, technology firms, start-ups, innovators, investors, researchers, academics, and many others.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Jeremy Allaire, Co-Founder & CEO of Circle
  • Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director at Hyperledger
  • David Treat, Managing Director, Global Blockchain Lead at Accenture
Sponsors:
  • AMTD
  • Deloitte
  • Prudential
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11/19/2019 - 11/21/2019 AI & Blockchain Summit (Swiss Blockchain Leadership Summit)
Gran Via Venue, Av. Joan Carles I, 64, 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, Spain
$0 35,000 The biggest Barcelona-based venue, AI & Blockchain Summit, is planned to gather more than 35,000 industry and business leaders, academics and politicians, investors and financial institutions, leading startups and other guests from 140 countries for a 3-day dedicated program. As a part of the top 10 global industry events, Smart City Expo World Congress has attracted such leaders as IBM, Bosch, Ripple and other industry giants, who have already confirmed their status of BLS official partners. This provides direct access to the establishment of long-term business partnerships and the opportunity to meet the representatives face-to-face.

Year Established: 2016

Speakers:
  • Prince Michael of Liechtenstein
  • Eric Jakob, Ambassador
  • Hon. Professor Edward Scicluna, Member of Parliament and Malta's Minister for Finance
Sponsors:
  • Bosch
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
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11/13/2019 - 11/14/2019 Blockchain Expo World Series - North America 2019
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA
$0 12,000 The world leading Blockchain Expo series will return to the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley on November 13-14th to host its fourth annual North American event. It will bring together key industries from across the globe for two days of top-level content and discussion across 5 co-located events covering Blockchain, IoT, 5G, Cyber Security & Cloud, AI and Big data. 12,000 attendees are expected to congregate for the event including CTO’s, Heads of Innovation and Technology, IT Directors, Developers, Start-Up’s, OEM’s, Government, Automotive, Operators, Technology Providers, Investors, VCs and many more. The Blockchain Expo will showcase the most cutting-edge technologies from more than 350 exhibitors and provide insight from over 500 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences. The Blockchain conference agenda will present a series of expert keynotes, interactive panel discussions and solution-based case studies. All exploring the key industries that are set to be disrupted the most by this new technology, including; legal sectors, retail, financial services, healthcare, insurance, energy, music, government, real estate and more.

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • Paul Snow, CEO of Factom
  • Subhankar Sinha, Head of Blockchain, Digital Office at BNY Mellon
  • Tom Willis, Board Director, Intel Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
Sponsors:
  • IBM
  • Oracle
  • VM Ware
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11/13/2019 - 11/14/2019 Blockchain Expo North America 2019
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA
$0 12,000 The World’s largest Blockchain Conference and Exhibition focuses on the future of enterprise technology. Two days of top-level content from leading brands, embracing and developing cutting edge blockchain technologies. The Blockchain event is co-located with the IoT Tech Expo, AI & Big Data Expo and Cyber Security & Cloud Expo so you can explore the convergence of these technologies in one place. The Blockchain conference agenda will present a series of expert keynotes, interactive panel discussions, and solution-based case studies. All exploring the key industries that are set to be disrupted the most by this new technology, including; legal sectors, retail, financial services, healthcare, insurance, energy, music, government, real estate and more.

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • John Hargrave, CEO of Media Shower and Publisher of BitcoinMarketJournal.com
  • Jessica Reiner, Sr Counselor & Advisor at the US Dept of the Treasury
  • Bob Wolpert, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at Golden State Food
Sponsors:
  • Blockchain In Transportation Alliance
  • Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
  • Oracle
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03/17/2020 - 03/18/2020 Blockchain Expo Global 2020
Olympia Grand London, 7239 Olympia Way, Hammersmith London, UK
$0 12,000 The World’s largest Blockchain Conference and Exhibition focuses on the future of enterprise technology. The event showcases two days of top-level content from leading brands, embracing and developing cutting edge blockchain technologies. The Blockchain conference agenda will present a series of expert keynotes, interactive panel discussions, and solution-based case studies. All exploring the key industries that are set to be disrupted the most by this new technology, including; legal sectors, retail, financial services, healthcare, insurance, energy, music, government, real estate and more.

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • Seamus Cushley, Director of Blockchain at PWC
  • William Lovell, Head of Future Technology at Bank of England
  • Emmanuel Marchal, Managing Director at ConsenSys
Sponsors:
  • Dell
  • Factom
  • PWC
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11/07/2019 - 11/08/2019 Malta AI & Blockchain Summit Winter 2019
Malta
$110 10,000 In 2018, Malta launched Three Bills during the Malta AI & Blockchain Summit. In 2019, the Maltese Government will enact another world first: a Fourth Bill, giving a D.A.O. its own legal personality. In addition, a task force is also working around the clock on a set of incentives that will support businesses in Artificial Intelligence.

Year Established: 2015

Speakers:
  • TBA
Sponsors:
  • TBA
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07/01/2020 - 07/02/2020 Blockchain Expo Europe 2020
RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, Europaplein 24, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
$0 10,000 Europe’s largest Blockchain Conference and Exhibition focuses on the future of enterprise technology, with two days of top-level content from leading brands, embracing and developing cutting edge blockchain technologies. The Blockchain event is co-located with the IoT Tech Expo, AI & Big Data Expo and Cyber Security & Cloud Expo so you can explore the convergence of these technologies in one place. The Blockchain conference agenda will present a series of expert keynotes, interactive panel discussions, and solution-based case studies. All exploring the key industries that are set to be disrupted the most by this new technology, including; legal sectors, retail, financial services, healthcare, insurance, energy, music, government, real estate and more.

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • Brian Behlendorf, Exec Dir at Hyperledger
  • Emmanuel Marchal, Managing Dir at Consensys
  • Emmanuel Delerm, Dir of Blockchain Projects at Carrefour
Sponsors:
  • eToroX
  • BCG Platinion
  • Kahuna Group
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10/25/2019 - 10/31/2019 Vegas Blockchain Week
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
$1797 7,000 Vegas Blockchain Week 2019 will bring thousands of digital currency and blockchain technology enthusiasts into the heart of the Las Vegas Strip for a multitude of events and experiences. Developers, entrepreneurs, enterprise companies, startups, and spectators will descend on Las Vegas from October 25th – October 31st to discuss opportunities, innovation, change and growth in this exciting and emerging technology. Your Vegas Blockchain Week ticket is your passport to multiple events throughout the entire week.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Charlie Lee, Creator of Litecoin
  • Micheal Terpin, CEO of Transform Group
  • Brock Pierce, Chairman of the Board of The Bitcoin Foundation
Sponsors:
  • Crypto IQ
  • EOS Alliance
  • Litecoin Foundation
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10/29/2019 - 10/31/2019 World Crypto Conference (WCC)
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV
$397 5,500 Executives, enthusiasts, and professionals from global enterprise companies, financial service providers, investment firms, traders, advisory & auditing institutions, blockchain focused startups, academic institutions, government policy advisors, and application developers will descend on Las Vegas to discuss the most pressing topics facing our emerging industry. WCC 2019 will afford 3 days of intense discussions, product demos, expert keynote addresses, panel discussions with industry thought leaders, and announcements from the best and brightest in the industry showcasing new products, ideas, and commercially viable applications of blockchain technology.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Charlie Shrem, Founder of Bitcoin Foundation & CryptoIQ
  • Maxine Ryan, Co-Founder, and COO at Bitspark Limited
  • Ronnie Moas, Founder of Standpoint Research
Sponsors:
  • ABInBev
  • Accenture
  • Ledger
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10/28/2019 - 11/03/2019 San Francisco Blockchain Week 2019
UC Berkley & Marriott Marquis San Francisco, CA
$125 5,000 SF Blockchain Week is where blockchain startups, enterprise companies, academics, developers, and investors from around the world come together to define the future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. SF Blockchain Week consists of four events: Epicenter, (Oct 31 to Nov 1); CryptoEconomics Security Conference, (Oct 28 to Oct 29); Blockchain Career Fair, (Oct 30); DeFi HackAtom, (Nov 1 to Nov 3).

Year Established: 2018

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10/31/2019 - 11/01/2019 San Francisco Blockchain Week
San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Pauley Ballroom & International House at UC Berkeley San Francisco, CA
$125 5,000 SF Blockchain Week is where blockchain startups, enterprise companies, academics, developers, and investors from around the world come together to define the future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. If you want to connect and engage with the ideas and people at the forefront of the Internet of Value, we'll see you at SF Blockchain Week 2019.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Vitalik Buterin, Founder of Ethereum
  • Chris Larsen, Founder of Ripple
  • Dan Morehead, Founder of Pantera Capital
Sponsors:
  • Cisco
  • Coinbase
  • Cosmos
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10/21/2019 - 10/23/2019 Fintech Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, 30th Street Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Unknown 5,000 Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, FinTech Abu Dhabi will bring together 5,000 influencers and innovators who are pioneering the new wave of innovation across financial services. Building on the success of the previous two editions of FinTech Abu Dhabi, ADGM has partnered with Unbound, an award-winning global innovation ecosystem builder with a successful track record of creating innovative events around the world, to deliver FinTech Abu Dhabi. Our main event runs from Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 October at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Your two-day pass offers you access to all sessions on the agenda. Plus entry to the Innovation Challenge pitch session, the FinTech Abu Dhabi awards and the Urban Experience evening networking. On 21 October, our Invitation-Only Investor Forum will take place at the ADGM Building and is an exclusive event. This third edition will establish FinTech Abu Dhabi as MENA’s largest FinTech festival, exploring the next frontier of financial technology and innovation. This will be the meeting point for the global FinTech community in 2019, featuring many country delegations, a new global challenge format, a FinTech World Tour, the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards and a showcase of the world’s most promising FinTech startups and scaleups.

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • Frank Meehan, Co-founder, and CEO of Spark Labs
  • Lex Greensill, Co-founder, and CEO of Greensill
  • His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State (UAE) and Exec Chairman, Abu Dhabi Global Market
Sponsors:
  • Finablr
  • DEX
  • DLA PIPER
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10/27/2019 - 10/30/2019 Money 20/20 USA
The Venetian, 3355 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV
$995 5,000 Money20/20 is the doorway to the epicenter of the Payments, Banking, Fintech, and Financial Services ecosystem. As the home of the Money Revolution, we unite captains of industry, dreamers, trailblazers, innovative thinkers and fearless leaders that hold the keys to fundamental changes in the way the world uses, spends, borrows and moves money. In 2019, we’ll unlock our industry’s revolutionary, entrepreneurial and pioneering spirit when they descend upon Vegas for 4 days of adventure, discovery, connections and the ultimate Journey to the Future of Money.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Dan Schulman, President & CEO of PayPal
  • Steve McLaughlin, Founder & CEO of FT Partners
  • Charles Schwab, Founder & Chairman of the Charles Schwab Corporation
Sponsors:
  • American Express
  • Citi
  • Discover Global Network
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11/04/2019 - 11/07/2019 MoneyConf
Altice Arena, Rossio dos Olivais, 1990-231 Lisbon, Portugal
$1160 5,000 MoneyConf is where the world’s leading banks, tech firms, and fintech startups meet. This track sits at the intersection of finance and technology. Join us as we examine how tech is changing the fiber of one of the world’s oldest industries. Is the finance industry as we know it dead? Technology has changed the way we buy and sell, not to mention credit and lending, insurance, cybersecurity and countless other areas of finance. Join us at MoneyConf – your Web Summit ticket gives you access to all MoneyConf sessions, roundtables, workshops and more than 20 other tracks at Web Summit.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Yoni Assia, Co-founder & CEO at eToro
  • Henrique Dubugras, Co-founder & co-CEO at Brex
  • Olga Feldmeier, CEO at Smart Valor
Sponsors:
  • etoro
  • Google
  • Microsoft
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11/14/2019 - 11/15/2019 Blockshow Asia 2019
Matina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave Singapore
$688 5,000 According to Forbes, Blockshow is "The Flagship Event for the Blockchain Industry." $1 Billion has been raised by startups at the Blockshow! Each fifth company makes a deal and there have been over 100,000 valuable meetings held during its existence!

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • Justin Sun, founder & CEO at Tron
  • Charlie Shrem, founding director of the Bitcoin Foundation
  • Xinxi Wang, Co-founder & Director at Litecoin Foundation
Sponsors:
  • Changelly
  • ICO Bench
  • Quanta
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10/23/2019 - 10/24/2019 World Blockchain Summit Dubai
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Rd Dubai, United Arab Emirates
$395 5,000 Take a break from your normal working week, and explore 30+ hours of unconventional networking with 500+ senior-level professionals from governments and enterprises along with curated investors, blockchain experts and developers spread across three days. Designed in an intimate luxurious setting of Jumeirah Emirates Towers, we make sure all the spotlight is on you to help you raise funds for your ICOs/IEOs/STOs or reduce your sales cycle like no other event!

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Mohamed Al Banna, CEO & Managing Director, LEAD Ventures
  • Austin Alexander, Kraken Bitcoin Exchange
  • Linda Goetze, President & CEO of the Blockchain Chamber of Commerce
Sponsors:
  • Kanerika
  • Future1Exchange
  • Block ECO
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10/28/2019 - 10/29/2019 Crypto Economics Security Conference 2019 (CESC)
Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkley, 2495 Bancroft Way Berkley, CA
$150 5,000 Public, permissionless blockchains are dependent for their security and reliability on their economic incentives and mechanism design. Some private, permissioned ones may be as well. This conference will explore the economic security aspects of blockchain protocols, including game theory, incentive design, mechanism design, and market design along with other topics related to crypto-economics security, and foster collaborations among researchers and practitioners working on these topics. CESC is hosted by Dekrypt Capital, Blockchain at Berkeley, Prysm Group, and Noris.

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum
  • Christian Catalini, Head Economist at Calibra
  • Rei Chiang, Co-founder & CTO at Gauntlet
Sponsors:
  • Dekrypt Capital
  • Blockchain at Berkeley
  • Prysm Group
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12/04/2019 - 12/06/2019 Money 20/20 China
Level 3, Hangzhou International Expo Centre, 353 BenQing Road Qianjiang Century City, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, China
$995 4,000 This is where the Financial Services ecosystem across the globe comes together. Leading and upcoming companies from payments, financial services, FinTech, and regulators attend the event to learn and connect over critical developments shaping the future of money in China and abroad and to future-proof their businesses. International Companies with global ambition We facilitate three days of networking-rich opportunities and bring together the most brilliant minds to deliver the next frontier of Financial Services in China. This is where you’ll have access to the inside track on the huge and unique Chinese market and to make connections with companies who already have the blueprint to operating in China. We’ve curated stages of the leading Chinese companies such as Ant Financial, Tencent, ZhongAn Insurance, and Face++ to deliver what will drive the industry before it hits the industry. who are critical in shaping the future of money in China and abroad.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple
  • Rob Frohwein, CEO & Co-founder of Kabbage
  • Rishi Khosla, Co-Founder of Oaknorth
Sponsors:
  • LianLian Pay
  • WorldFirst
  • Ebanx
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02/20/2020 - 02/20/2020 Blockchain Economy 2020
WOW Convention Center, Yeşilköy Mah. No: 17, Atatürk Havalimanı Cd., 34149 Marmara Bölgesi Istanbul, Turkey
$25 3,000 Netherlands-based banking giant ING published a customer report recently where it was declared that Turkey is the leading cryptocurrencies owner among all European countries. The fact that the people in Turkey are heading to more technological innovations and current economic circumstances serve as an increasing factor for it. Investors and engineers, mostly from Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asian countries as well as from Turkey, who are interested in blockchain and who deal with cryptocurrencies will be participating in this conference. You will better understand Blockchain, the greatest technological and financial revolution of the 21st century, with the expression of expert speakers in the sphere. Thus, "Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit" rolls out the distinction of being the largest-scale event of the region, ever held in this field. More than 3,000 attendees from over 60 countries will attend the conference and more than 8,000 people will be watching live. We are associating investors, entrepreneurs, and professionals for discussing current cryptocurrency market and future of blockchain technology.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Tim Draper, Founder Draper Assoc
  • Franklin Urteaga, White House Technology Advisor
  • Tom Lee, Wall Street Analyst
Sponsors:
  • becaz
  • BtcTurk
  • Exmo
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10/24/2019 - 10/25/2019 Blockchain World Forum
Shenzhen Nanshan International Convention Center B SoFun Land, 133 Tangxin Road Nanshan District Shenzhen, China
$290 2,000 The future of Blockchain is here! Blockchain World Forum will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with Blockchain. The event is an initiative in creating an interactive platform for the leading technologists, entrepreneurs, regulators, investors, academics and financial institutions in the emerging Blockchain industry. Presented in a series of top-level keynotes, interactive panel discussions and solution-based case studies with a focus on learning and building partnerships in the emerging Blockchain space, Blockchain World Forum will explore the industries that are set to be disrupted the most by this new technology, including; legal sectors, financial services, insurance, energy, music, government, real estate and more. Within the conference, there will be an exhibition of technological and business application innovations for the industry.

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • Dima Okhrimchuck, CEO of Platio
  • Chris Tse, Creator of CardStack
  • Roger Haenni, CEO of Datum
Sponsors:
  • CardStack
  • Platio
  • Zatgo
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11/18/2019 - 11/24/2019 Indonesia Blockchain Week
The Capitol Jakarta, Indonesia
$0 2,000 TOKOCRYPTO proudly presents the Indonesia Blockchain Week 2019 (IBW 2019), the first-ever blockchain week in Indonesia. Supported by, Bappebti (Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency), the regulatory body for Digital Assets in Indonesia, IBW 2019 will present you with exciting blockchain events throughout the week! IBW 2019’s main conference “INBLOCKS” will kickstart the week by presenting local blockchain and industry professionals to share insights on the Indonesia landscape. Furthermore, global blockchain companies, enterprises, institutions, and regulators will be gathering in Jakarta for the week to discuss the real-life applications of blockchain technology, including enterprise solutions, regulatory use cases and many more!

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Various speakers at events during the week.
Sponsors:
  • BAPPEBTI, (Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency)
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10/18/2019 - 10/19/2019 Eurasia Blockchain Summit Istanbul
Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent No:177-183 Büyükdere Caddesi Istanbul, Turkey
$55 2,000 Eurasia Blockchain Summit, powered by Huobi Group and Kemer Partners, is the annual gathering of key industry leaders, government officials, mainstream companies, investors, blockchain enthusiasts, developers, and entrepreneurs in Asia, Europe, and other parts of the world. This year, we are going to engage in discussions about the future of the industry in Istanbul, Turkey, a promising prospective market where 20% of the population hold crypto. And Eurasia Blockchain Summit Istanbul is going to be the largest blockchain & cryptocurrency gathering in the country! Eurasia Blockchain Summit aims to provide an opportunity where everyone working in the space can share and keep abreast of the latest developments of the industry.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Anatoly Takovenko, Founder & CEO of Solana
  • Noah Jessop, CEO of Honeyminer
  • Shahriar Hafizi, GC & CCO at Genesis Mining
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10/25/2019 - 10/31/2019 Barcelona Blockchain Week
Various venues Barcelona, Spain
$213 2,000 Barcelona Blockchain week is full of events, meet-ups and networking bringing together blockchain professionals, investors, educators, and crypto enthusiasts from all over the world to share ideas and knowledge. You can learn more about the latest Blockchain technology and Cryptocurrencies; You can network with top industry professionals and find partners, customers or suppliers; You will get some of the latest industry insights; You will learn more about blockchain solutions; You can party and socialize with your fellow "blockchainers;" You can present your projects and ideas to potential investors.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Ran Neuner, Co-founder & CEO of Onchain Capital
  • Carlos Domingo, Founder & CEO of Securitize
  • Jonny Fry, Chairman of Gemini Capital
Sponsors:
  • Generalitat de Catalunya
  • i2cat
  • OKEX
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12/09/2019 - 12/11/2019 ELEV8Con | Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV USA
$495 2,000 The ELEV8 Annual Conference is ELEV8's flagship event, engaging hundreds of industry executives to discuss the current applications and future benefits of blockchain, digital assets and new emerging technologies across industry verticals, including enterprise use cases and strategy considerations; regulation, tokenization, exchanges, and VC & PE investments; Innovative thought leadership on topics including digital identity, privacy and governance.

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • Jason Kelley, GM of Blockchain Services at IBM
  • Alex Mashinsky, Founder and CEO of Celsius Network
  • Phil Kelly, Exec Dir of Business Development at ConsenSys
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11/20/2019 - 11/20/2019 Blockchain Innovation and Investment Summit
Atlantis the Palm Dubai, UAE
$1 2,000 The Blockchain Innovation and Investment Summit (BII SUMMIT) is an event that specializes in helping Blockchain Companies and Investors meet under one roof to be able to create business relationships.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Sally Eaves, CTO and thought leader in emerging technology
  • Simon Cocking, founder, and editor of the Irish Tech News
  • Wesarn Lootah, CEO at Smart Dubai Government
Sponsors:
  • Yield Coin
  • Priority Token
  • Date Coin
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10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019 The Lightning Conference
MAGAZIN IN DER HEERESBÄCKEREI KÖPENICKER STR. 16 - 17 10997 Berlin, Germany
$131 2,000 Grassroots Lightning hackathons and meetups have been attracting an increasing number of attendees across the globe. Building on this, the Lightning Conference will be the first event to bring together the three major Lightning implementations, developers, and the broader community. Topics will range from technical talks and demo discussions to the more high-level discourse around building businesses on Lightning and sustaining a healthy and engaged community. Organized by the creators of the #LightningHackday, Lightning Makers, and seasoned community members, the event will feature demos and discussion sessions to encourage collaboration and conversation. In addition to the conference, we are organizing a developer hack day on October 18.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Elizabeth Stark, Co-founder Lightning Labs
  • Christian Decker, Blockstream
  • Jimmy Song, Bitcoin influencer
Sponsors:
  • i.c
  • Acinq
  • Fulgur Ventures
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10/26/2019 - 10/28/2019 CoinAgenda Global 2019
Cosmpolitan, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd Last Vegas, NV
$1200 2,000 Now in its sixth year and kicking off Las Vegas Blockchain Week, CoinAgenda is the leading global conference series connecting professional investors, traders, family offices and digital currency funds with top entrepreneurs in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sectors. CoinAgenda Global (October 26-28) focuses on legal, regulatory and jurisdictional issues involved with starting and investing in blockchain companies, and discuss family offices and institutional investors. CoinAgenda will hone in on trends in investing, trading and funds, as well as a spotlight on Exchanges, IEOs and Security Tokens. For 2019, CoinAgenda Global will start with a half-day BitAngels conference on Saturday, October 26, where 50 companies (a mix of angel and VC investments as well as tokens trading on exchanges) will pitch in a Demo Day environment, concluding with a cocktail party on the Las Vegas Strip. Past CoinAgenda startup competition winners include Aeternity, Bancor, Cashbet, Omega One, SALT Lending, and Qtum, which have collectively raised more than $500 million with a combined market cap of $10 billion.

Year Established: 2013

Speakers:
  • William Quigley, CEO of OPskins.com
  • Jed McCaleb, Co-founder of Stellar
  • Irina Litchfield, Founder & CEO of BlockchainCubed
Sponsors:
  • AMBCrypto
  • BlockchainWire
  • CEX-O
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11/12/2019 - 11/12/2019 Invest: NYC
Mariott Marquis, 5th floor, 1535 Broadway New York, NY
$499 2,000 CoinDesk will host the third iteration of Consensus: Invest on Tuesday, November 12, a global digital asset investor outlook Conference and Exhibition. At the center of this asset class, Consensus: Invest attracts institutional investors, hedge funds, money managers, banks, and family offices and offers attendees the chance to get connected with how to invest, store, trade, and judge value in this new asset class. Ultimately, attendees will walk away with a richer idea of where the digital asset market is headed in 2020. Consensus: Invest offers a targeted forum where Institutional Investors have the ability to network and share best practices with service providers paving the future for crypto. The Conference is designed to educate Institutional Investors on the opportunities and challenges with investing in this new asset class and provide an outlook perspective to investors and the media on the year ahead. Relocated to the 5th-floor of the Marriott Marquis, the Consensus: Invest expo hall will house various crypto-related service providers, CoinDesk Live and various media hits. This will be a one-stop-shop for all attendees interested in streamlining their understanding of and opportunities in this dynamic industry.

Year Established: 2017

Sponsors:
  • BitGo
  • PAXOS
  • XBTO
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11/18/2019 - 11/19/2019 Fintech World Forum 2019 London
The Great Hall Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Hornton St, Kensington London, UK
$600 2,000 FinTech World Forum will cover topics like A.I. and the future of fintech sector, blockchain'€™s impact on the fintech market, open banking era, emerging opportunities in payments and lending, payments future with A.I., biometrics, and cryptos, exploring the role of wearables and IoT in fintech solutions, and much more.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Edoardo Volta, VP, Head of Fintech at MasterCard
  • Giles Spungin, Head of Regulation & Risk at HSBC
  • Søren F. Mortensen, Global Director Financial Markets at IBM
Sponsors:
  • Bitpanda
  • HSBC
  • IBM
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10/31/2019 - 11/06/2019 Lisbon Blockchain Week
Various venues around the city Lisbon, Portugal
$0 2,000 Lisbon Blockchain Week is a decentralized community-organized initiative dedicated to the enhancement of freedom, privacy, and trust. There is no single owner, being an agnostic movement towards the premise that self-organization is the backbone of our ecosystem.

Year Established: 2019

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10/30/2019 - 11/01/2019 Decentralized
Divani Caravel Hotel, 2 Vassileos Alexandrou Ave. 16121 Athens, Greece
$274 1,500 The University of Nicosia is proud to present the 3rd annual Decentralized Conference, which will take place in Athens, Greece, on 30 October – 1 November 2019. Decentralized has established itself as Europe’s premier conference on blockchain and digital currencies. Decentralized 2019 will bring together the world’s leading business executives and academic experts to debate current trends and future developments across three conference tracks: Pre-Conference Workshops; Business/Technology Track; Academic Track.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Dr. Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream
  • Bill Barhydt, CEO of Abra
  • Perianne Boring, Founder & President of the Chamber of Digital Commerce
Sponsors:
  • pwc
  • block.co
  • Canadian Embassy
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10/27/2019 - 10/27/2019 Global Digital Assets Summit 2019
Pan Pacific Vancouver, 300 - 999 Canada Pl Vancouver, BC
$0 1,000 The second annual Global Digital Assets (Vancouver) Summit brings together enterprise blockchain as well as entrepreneurs who are interested in exploring or working in the cryptocurrency or blockchain space. This event will feature innovators, influential leaders and industry pioneers, who are looking to explore, collaborate and discuss the future of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Come and experience thought-provoking insights and new innovations at this event that brought in over 1,000 people in 2018. We look forward to seeing you there.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Jun Du, Founder of Node Capital & Jinse Finance, Co-founder of ChainUP & BiKi
  • Fiona Wang, Founder of Hibit Blockchain
  • Feng Han, Co-Founder of Elastos
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11/11/2019 - 11/13/2019 Convergence - the global blockchain congress 2019
Trade Fair and Congress Center of Malaga. Av. de José Ortega y Gasset, 201, 29006 Malaga, Spain
$100 1,000 Convergence is the first truly global blockchain conference, bringing together the worldwide blockchain community for an intense dialog with regulators, policymakers, industry influencers and members of the social impact community. Attendees will enjoy a number of unique opportunities not available at any other blockchain gathering. Convergence offers participants a chance to take part in direct discussion with the movers and shapers of the blockchain industry, and in particular regulators, and so help shape not just the future of blockchain but the next-generation Internet and the digital economy. Participants will take part in conference-wide discussions on priorities for blockchain, with the aim of catalyzing the industry efforts to solve potential hurdles and enable innovation. The conference will have a broad remit, exploring the convergence of blockchain with other technologies, with business, with the legal and regulatory landscape, and with society in general and the social good.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Egils Levits, President, Republic of Latvia
  • Roberto Viola, DG “Communications Networks, Content and Technology”, European Commission
  • Olivier Guersent, DG “Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union”, European Commission
Sponsors:
  • everis
  • NTT Data
  • Oracle
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01/20/2020 - 01/21/2020 European Blockchain Convention Barcelona
NH Collection Barcelona Tower, Gran Via, 144, Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, Spain
$331 600 European Blockchain Convention Barcelona is a comprehensive one-day event that brings together 600+ tech leaders, regulators, investors, corporations, developers and entrepreneurs from the Blockchain industry. Our mission is to provide world-class content in collaboration with the brightest minds in the space, while we facilitate an exclusive networking environment where all participants meet to form business relationships and seek potential partners for ventures. We focus on real-life applications of blockchain and DLT in industries such as energy, finance, supply chain, government, insurance, healthcare, retail, and mobility.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Dr. Stefan Junestrand, CEO and Co-Founder of Grupo Tecma Red
  • Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society
  • Pavel Kravchenko, Co-Founder of Distributed Labs
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11/12/2019 - 11/15/2019 IMTC World 2019
Nobu Eden Roc Hotel, 4525 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL
$1295 500 Our largest IMTC Conference made its home in Miami, which offers people from, North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia & Africa, an attractive and inexpensive travel destination. Every year more attendees from more countries are attending; last year more than 85 countries were represented! IMTC WORLD gathers +500 participants and is the largest gathering of the industry in the world, with a whole new wave of participants arriving from the Fintech as well as the Blockchain & Crypto sectors, start-ups, and many VCs and institutional investors interested in the business opportunities this industry offers. We expect the many large & small, traditional or disruptive International Money Transfer, Remittance, Cross-Border Payment and Fintech Companies as we are a very unique networking event were colleagues meet year after year and greet newcomers as they explore new business leads. The number of potential partnerships and issues to learn and discuss attracts new participants year after year. The intensity of the networking has made this event legendary and our IMTC Team works diligently in helping everyone meet. Sponsors have first-row seats in this amazing event. Join us!

Year Established: 2017

Speakers:
  • George Harrap, Founder & CEO of Bitspark
  • Kathy Tomasofsky, Exec Dir. of the Money Services Business Association (MSBA)
  • Andrew Ittleman, Founder & Partner of Fuerst Ittleman David Joseph, PL
Sponsors:
  • BitSpark
  • BitStop
  • Ripple
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12/03/2019 - 12/03/2019 Next Block Conference Asia 2.0
W Hotel, 106 N Sathon Rd, Silom, Bang Rak Bangkok, Thailand
$150 500 The upcoming NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 “Affiliate Marketing in the Age of Crypto” is set to revisit Bangkok, this time bringing together experts from CRYPTO and AFFILIATE spaces to captivate mastermind-level content, discuss synergies and future outlook for 2020, and to be exposed to an exhibition zone overflowing with opportunities to push your career forward. The conference will be a one-day event preceding the AW Conference, that will focus on Affiliate Marketing, Gaming and CFDs in the era of Crypto, and will include engaging discussions leading up to the mega event. NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 will bring together 500+ of leaders, & visionaries from the crypto & affiliate space. You’ll be joined by the CEOs & founders, promising startups & investors, service & payment providers, & of course advertisers and affiliate networks. This translates into an amazing networking opportunity with the movers and shakers of both crypto and affiliate worlds.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Neo Say Wei, Eric (梁世伟), CEO of Neo & Partners Global and RF International Holdings
  • Kevin Reddy, Managing Partner at Master.Ventures
  • Eugene Kesselman, Founder and CEO of TapJets
Sponsors:
  • Inter Blockchain Group
  • Krypton Capital
  • CryptoVest
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11/19/2019 - 11/20/2019 INBLOCKS Conference 2019
The Capitol Jakarta, Indonesia
$20 500 Tokocrypto proudly presents INBLOCKS 2019 and the first Indonesia Blockchain Week, in Jakarta, focusing primarily on educating enterprises and governments about sustainable development and enterprise adoption of the blockchain technology in Indonesia. INBLOCKS 2019, the highlight conference, together with plenty of other amazing events and networking opportunities, will span across all of Indonesia Blockchain Week. Come to Jakarta and join us for this fantastic week!

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • TBA
Sponsors:
  • TBA
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10/23/2019 - 10/23/2019 4th Annual Blockstack Summit
SFJAZZ, 201 Franklin Street San Francisco, CA
$300 500 Enter a new world of Can’t be Evil: Join us for a full day in October with an eclectic group of speakers and attendees in the heart of San Francisco. The 4th annual Blockstack Summit will take place on October 23, 2019. We hope to see you there. We believe in a future where the rights you enjoy in the physical world extend to the digital world. Blockstack is a decentralized computing network that puts users in control of their data and identity. Apps built on Blockstack make data breaches and trust violations an antiquated notion.

Year Established: 2016

Speakers:
  • Elizabeth Stark, CEO & Co-Founder of Lightning Labs
  • Neal Stephenson, Best-selling author, Futurist
  • Naval Ravikant, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor
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11/13/2019 - 11/13/2019 DAS: Markets 2019
Cipriani South Street New York, NY
$199 500 DAS: Markets is the only conference designed specifically for the exchanges, insurers, banks, lenders, and investors that allow a market to exist for institutional participants. Attendees will be financial market, investment, and blockchain industry leaders. DAS: Markets will explore the vital infrastructure components of nascent digital asset markets. From new opportunities and challenges in payments to exchanges to lending and insurance, DAS: Markets brings together all of the key players building the future of the digital asset ecosystem.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • TBA
Sponsors:
  • Anchorage
  • BitGo
  • Copper.co
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10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019 Diffusion 2019 (Hackathon)
Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park, Lohmühlenstraße 65 Berlin, Germany
$90 500 On the 19th and 20th October at Factory Berlin join some of the world’s most important Web 3 protocols and leaders in blockchain, from across The Convergence Stack for a 2-day in-person dev con made up of hacks, exclusive product launches, and live demos. You can apply for a free place to part of the exclusive event that brings together leading decentralized projects and their tribes, developers, economists, system engineers, enterprise and technical academia connecting to define the next major web cycle. Alongside hacking, join workshops, panels and fireside chats from experts on the latest trends in enterprise & blockchain, token economics, interoperability, deep learning & AI, and more. These sessions are open for all, whether you are a developer, work in tech or just have an interest in the space, we welcome you to hear from lead developers, enterprise, professors, and founders.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Marta Piekarska-Geater, Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger
  • Jamie Burke, CEO of Outlier Ventures
  • Holger Kother, IOTA, Director of Partnerships
Sponsors:
  • Cosmos
  • Hyperledger
  • IOTA
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10/19/2019 - 10/19/2019 Free State Blockchain Digital Assets Conference (FSB-DAC)
Private Venue Seacoast, NH
$75 300 This “unconference” style event brings together some of the top financial tech innovators, researchers, company leaders, and other blockchain enthusiasts to explore topics such as digital assets, securities, cryptocurrencies, and other emerging blockchain applications.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Carla Gericke, President, Free State Project
  • Vin Armani, Coin Text
  • Darryl Perry, Peace & Liberty Activist
Sponsors:
  • Bitcoin Association
  • Chainstone Labs
  • esprezzo
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10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019 Blockchain Finance Forum
Palais Wertheim, Canovagasse 1a, 1010 Vienna, Austria
$210 300 The Blockchain Finance Forum is a comprehensive one day conference focusing on the potential of blockchain in the banking & finance sector. It will take place for the first time on October 22nd in Vienna and gather over 300 attendees and 20 international speakers. Keynotes and panel discussions from leading industry experts will give you a direct insight into the latest trends and developments. They will weigh up opportunities and risks, get to the bottom of applications and put the technology to the test. BFF addresses all stakeholders in the financial industry ranging from banks, investment funds, and insurance companies to innovative FinTechs and Blockchain start-ups.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Ronald Frankl, Managing Partner at LANSKY, GANZGER
  • Marjan Delatinne, Global Head of Banking at Ripple
  • Michael Coletta, Head of Blockchain Technology and Biz Dev, London Stock Exchange Group
Sponsors:
  • Raiffeisen Bank
  • LANSKY, GANZGER
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11/04/2019 - 11/05/2019 Meridian Conference
Proyecto Público Prim, Calle Gral. Prim 30, Juárez, 06600 Colonia Juárez, CDMX Mexico City, Mexico
$400 250 Meridian is the first Stellar conference. It will bring together everyone in the Stellar universe, alongside major financial institutions and industry experts, for two days of networking, learning, drinks, food, and fun. You'll meet talented, passionate people from around the globe in sessions designed to facilitate collaboration, creativity, and connection. It's a place to share new initiatives, new ideas, and new products. ‍ On the agenda: we'll address fundamental questions facing the network, like inflation and transparency. We'll discuss big challenges around adoption and marketing. We'll learn from economists and other experts, as well as from each other, in focused discussion groups and technical workshops. We'll announce new programs and services, and we'll do it all surrounded by the best and brightest in the Stellar ecosystem.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Nitin Gauer, Director at IBM WW Digital Asset Labs
  • Denelle Dixon, Exec Dir at Stellar Development Foundation
  • Cole Diamond, CEO of Coinsquare
Sponsors:
  • Stellar Development Foundation
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10/30/2019 - 10/30/2019 Self-Sovereign Identity Forum
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
$600 150 To stimulate and educate the minds of those interested in SSI, the event will have a strong focus on informative lectures and masterclasses surrounding the application of technology across many different sectors and industries. This includes demonstrations of those already having built solutions within the context of SSI, a social impact track focusing on the inclusion of those at the fringes of society and interactive sessions to allow for meaningful discourse on different topics and issues.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Dan Gisolfi, CTO at IBM
  • Andy Tobin, MD Europe at Evernym
  • Phil Windley, Chair at Sovrin Foundation
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11/14/2019 - 11/14/2019 The New York Family Office & High Net Worth Blockchain Conference 2019
Reed Smith LLP, NYC 599 Lexington Avenue New York, NY
Unknown 150 The corporate session will discuss what the leading corporates are experimenting within this space, what the researchers see coming up ahead as well as what academia’s top names think. We will hear from the investors – from funds to private family offices who invest in the space, where the opportunities lie and what should be avoided; Legal & CPA experts will discuss how do the regulators, lawmakers, and tax authorities view and approach the space and on the other end what is the advisers’ points of view – legal and accounting issues (evaluation, bookkeeping, etc.). The New York City High Tech Family Office Meetings are a series of select Semi Annual events dedicated to investments of high net worth individuals and single-family office executives in high tech opportunities.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Yorke Rhodes III, Principal Program Manager, Blockchain Engineer at Microsoft Azure
  • Chen Zur, Partner & US Blockchain Practice Leader at EY
  • Herbert F Kozlov, Partner at Reed Smith
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10/19/2019 - 10/25/2019 The Financial Summit Conference Bali 2019
Private resort Bali, Indonesia
$9000 30 The Financial Summit in Bali is a 6-day event taking place at a luxurious all-inclusive resort with high-level interaction between Investment Professionals, Financial Engineers, Traders, and Hedge Funds. This event is unique in that it provides opportunities for both furthering education and collaboration with financial-focused individuals. The week-long retreat will focus on advanced Trading and Investing in an alternative and relaxing setting. The networking side of this summit will open the door to collaborate and compare strategies, explore potential partnerships and make huge waves in the financial markets.*Price of admission is 1 BTC with a floor of $9,000. Price includes accommodations but not air travel. This will be a very exclusive event limited to a maximum of 30 attendees in order to guarantee high quality and personal attention. The workshop sessions will be determined closer to the event as we better get to know your backgrounds & goals.

Year Established: 2019

Speakers:
  • Tone Vays, Blockchain Investor & Influencer
  • Conrad (aka UglyOldGoat), Bitcoin Celebrity Trader
  • Venzen Khaosan, Bitcoin Celebrity Trader
Sponsors:
  • ToneVays.com
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10/30/2019 - 10/31/2019 WCC Dev Con 2019
The Cosmopolitan Condesa Ballroom, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV
$397 Unknown At WCC DEV CON we intend to bring together developers from multiple major blockchain foundations and work together to reduce tribalism, find common ground, and build solutions to actual problems being addressed by the blockchain community at-large. WCC will dedicate an entire ballroom of the Cosmopolitan to this effort, where we will host meetups, curated education sessions, panel discussions featuring key opinion leaders, a hackathon, and an un-conference.

Year Established: 2018

Speakers:
  • Charlie Lee, creator of Litecoin
  • Brock Pierce, Chairman of the EOS Alliance
  • Arie Trouw, CEO & Co-founder of XYO
Sponsors:
  • EOS
  • Litecoin
  • XYO
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