A Buzzing Show on the Blockchain Island!
Malta, with its new regulatory framework, is leading the pack. The Malta Blockchain Summit is a reflection of this momentum.
Expect a buzzing expo and riveting discussions about the world-changing potential applications of the Blockchain as well as AI, Big Data, Quantum Technology and IoT. The Summit anticipates 5,000 delegates and will also feature a Hackathon as well as an ICO Pitch with hundreds of investors.
Hon. Joseph Muscat
Prime Minister & Keynote Speaker
The Malta Blockchain Summit, this November 1st and 2nd: I look forward to meeting you then to strengthen our ongoing efforts in making Malta the Blockchain Island.
09:00 - 22:00 Delegates fly to Malta
Attendees who check in throughout the day will have the possibility to collect their delegate badge at the InterContinental Lobby and beat the crazy queues on Thursday morning.
200+ Blockchain geeks get to solve some serious challenges during this two day challenge.
19:00 Malta Blockchain Awards
The big charity dinner and Awards night are taking place at the InterContinental Hotel itself, making it easy for late arrivals to settle in. Enjoy a networking head-start and meet fellow C-Level execs in a cordial environment. Tickets to this dinner can be purchased from our registration page. Dress: Lounge / Suit.
19:30 - 22:00 Pre-Registration & Drinks
Beat Thursday morning queues and collect your badge the evening before. Networking drinks are taking place at the InterContinental's Casino Malta.
9:00 - 9:10 Opening Keynote
9:10 - 9:20 Government Incentives for Start-ups
Malta Enterprise, a Government entity, has a number of attractive schemes aimed at making it easier for start-ups in AI, Big Data, Quantum Technology and IoT, to relocate or co-locate in Malta.
9:20 - 9:50 Regulatory Foresight: Protecting the Consumer without Stifling the Advancement of Technology
9:50 - 10:00 Blockchain Regulation
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome to the Blockchain Island
10:10 - 10:20 EY Survey Results: Malta Attractiveness for Blockchain
10:20 - 10:45 Battle of the Jurisdictions
Malta, Bermuda, Singapore, Zug and Gib go head to head in this animated battle between jurisdictions.
10:45 - 10:55 Leveraging Multiple Jurisdictions to Achieve ICO Nirvana
10:55 - 11:05 Malta: The Right Country Where to Setup Your Blockchain Business. A Tax Perspective
Malta has become a leading innovator in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry providing a reputable, supportive and trustworthy environment for digital entrepreneurs.
During the presentation we will investigate how Malta is the one of the most beneficial jurisdictions to setup and run your blockchain business - not only because it created the first legal framework regulating the industry, but also because it offers an extremely competitive tax regime for companies with one of the lowest corporate tax rates within the European Union. The presentation will also look into how the trading and disposing of cryptocurrencies are taxed in Malta, and what are the possibilities to reduce the effective tax rate.
11:05 - 11:15 The New Decentralised Globe
11:15 - 11:25 Criminal Liability in the Crypto Space
11:25 - 11:35 Your Code Counts: Authentic Code for ICO's
11:35 - 12:00 Who Rules? Sovereign Governance, Will BC Replace Contemporary Government
12:00 - 12:25 Transparency vs the Right to be Forgotten
Marketing & Investment Conference
15:00 - 15:10 Opening Keynote
15:10 - 15:20 Crypto Law and marketing
15:20 - 15:45 Fraud Detection and Avoidance Strategies
15:45 - 15:55 The ICO Show: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
15:55 - 16:05 How to Prepare a Blockchain Startup for Traffic Acquisition
16:05 - 16:30 ICO Marketing Battle Plans
16:30 - 16:55 Financing Instruments for Blockchain
16:55 - 17:05 ‘Re-inventing Hollywood’ - How Blockchain will Democratise, Decentralise and Disrupt the Entertainment Industry Forever.
17:05 - 17:15 Developing and Regulating Blockchain and Crypto Activities
17:15 - 17:40 Reigniting the Commonwealth
17:40 - 17:50 Mark Hamade TBC
17:50 - 18:15 Investing in Blockchain
18:15 - 18:25 Bill and Rahul The World’s First ICCO
Devs & Technology Conference
9:00 - 9:35 The Use of Smart Contracts in dApps Development
9:35 - 10:00 Permissioned vs Permissionless Blockchains
10:00 - 10:10 Blockchain, Distributed Computing and the Science of Cryptography
W. Scott Stornetta is widely accepted to be one of the founding fathers of current blockchain technology. He is also a notable figure in the science of cryptography and distributed computing.
10:10 - 10:20 Holistic Solutions for the Blockchain Island
The Hon. Silvio Schembri will explain what is being done on the Blockchain Island to cater for the influx of companies, from University grants to regulatory initiatives.
10:20 - 10:30 The Blockchain of Things
10:30 - 10:55 Marrying AI to the Blockchain
10:55 - 11:15 Querying Data External to the Blockchain
11:15 - 11:25 Consensus: What Lies Beyond Proof of Stake
11:25 - 11:50 Is Your Business Blockchain-able
11:50 - 12:00 Centralised vs Decentralised Exchanges
12:00 - 12:10 The Dark Side of the Chain
John McAfee, a computer programmer and businessman, founded the world's most popular anti-virus software and is regarded as a celebrity in DLT circles. Accompanying John McAfee will be Brandon Smietana - Synth. Expect eye-popping sound bites in this exciting presentation!
Tokenomics & Cryptos Conference
15:00 - 15:10 The European Union and DLT
MEP Roberta Metsola is part of the EPP, which today enjoys the largest representation within the EU. She will provide an overview of the EU's efforts at all levels in this space.
15:10 - 15:40 The Importance and Challenges of Token Economics
15:40 - 16:10 Are the Days of Traditional Exchanges Numbered? The Rise in Crypto Trading.
Miko Matsomura will provide an insightful analysis of the situation today and his foresight for the immediate future.
16:10 - 16:40 Banking on Bitcoin. Can Banks Evolve in Time and Embrace this Revolution?
16:40 - 16:50 Keynote
16:50 - 17:20 ICOs and AML
17:20 - 17:50 Taxing ICOs, Tokens and Coins
17:50 - 18:00 Keynote
18:00 - 18:30 Token Modeling
18:30 - 19:00 Post ICO: with Millions in the Bank, What's Next?
19:00 - 19:30 Investing in Blockchain / Renaming it or Repurpose / Investing in Crypto
20:00 Knights of Blockchain: VIP Dinner
20:00 Crypto Cruise
Enjoy an evening cruise from St. Julian's to Valletta's majestic harbour, with a guest list of 150 C-level executives. The boat departs from Portomaso Marina, St. Julian's a stone-throw away from the official venue and hotels.
22:00 Closing Night
Let dust settle on your business cards and dust off your dance moves! With headline act superstar Imogen Heap and Malta's finest DJs, we strongly suggest you book one of our fifteen tables at the VIP to close off this Summit in style!
12:00 Champagne Brunch - VB
Before delegates start heading to the airport, Malta Blockchain Summit organises a champagne brunch - no better occasion to recall business deals, puzzle the closing night together and exchange last-minute business cards. The last Blockchain Gathering will take place during Malta Blockchain's Summit fourth and last day.
19:00 Rum & Cigar Night
Hon. Joseph Muscat
Prime Minister & Keynote Speaker
W. Scott Stornetta
PhD, Chief Scientist - Yūgen Partners
Hon. Silvio Schembri
Parliamentary Secretary - Financial Services
Co-Founder and President of Hosho.io
Co-Founder - McAfee Crypto Team & CEO - Luxcore
Founder - Bitcoin Foundation
Ph.D. Energy Web Foundation Council Member & Grid Singularity Co-Founder
Partner at Signia Venture Partners
General partner - Divergence Digital Currency Fund
Member of the European Parliament
Chief Executive Officer - MFSA
Joe Seunghyun Cho
Founder at LATTICE80
Editor-at-large - TechCrunch
Co-Founder & CEO - SENSE
Founder - Evercoin exchange
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