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.
09:00 - 13:00 Social Impact Workshop
14:00 - 18:00 A.I Taskforce Workshop
2018 was the year of Blockchain in Malta and 2019 is set to become the year of AI in Malta. A taskforce was set up and launched last year during the Malta Blockchain Summit, on November 1st, to implement a national strategy for Artificial Intelligence. The Government is now in a position to explore Artificial Intelligence as a new economic niche.
A consultation workshop is taking place on May 22nd, a day before the Summit kicks off on the 23rd, bringing some of the world's leading AI minds to Malta to share ideas with the taskforce in Malta. Further higlights here: https://malta.ai/
19:00 - 23:00 Social Impact Awards
The first edition of the Social Impact Awards is aimed at reigniting the Satoshi Vision for blockchain technology to advance social impact across societies through a truly decentralised ecosystem for transactions. 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.
19:00 - 22:00 Malta AI & Blockchain Summit Welcome Reception
Beat Thursday morning queues and collect your badge the evening before. Networking drinks are taking place at the InterContinental.
09:00 - 12:00 AI & Regulation
Artificial Intelligence is taking on a whole new meaning. Technological leaps are making headway into every aspect of our society, from education and finance to health and arts, and everything in between. The inevitability of humans outsourcing aspects of decision making to machines is set to have a massive impact on our daily lives.
However, due to the magnitude of both ethical and practical implications, regulators, government forces and experts are keen on directing AI's development in a sustainable manner. The question is; how can we ensure a responsible approach to ensure AI safety, security and accountability? Let's avoid a catastrophic singularity and find out.
10:00 - 10:30 Prime Minister Keynote
Hon. Joseph Muscat - Malta Prime Minister, kicks off our A.I & Blockchain summit with a wecloming keynote.
12:00 - 14:00 AI Startup Pitch
20 AI Startup with the most innovative projects will pitch on stage in front of established entrepreneurs and savvy investors . Set your sights on the moon and battle it out in a shark-tank environment with some tough love from a select panel of stern judges.
14:00 - 18:00 AI: World Changing Applications
18:30 - 20:00 Networking Drinks
Enjoy drinks and nibbles just outside the expo.
19:00 - 23:00 Knights of Blockchain
09:00 - 12:00 Blockchain & Regulation
Meet key speakers and the world’s leading legal minds to discuss the potential frameworks and future of laws for Distributed Ledger Technocryptocurrencies currencies.
Malta pushed the envelope with regards to Blockchain regulation in 2018, but looming challenges are just around the corner and some questions still remain pending:
- How does one regulate a network that has nodes distributed across the globe?
- Can governing bodies code regulation into smart contracts moving forward?
- What effect would this have on the underlying principle of democratised authority?
- Moving into an emerging dynamic landscape, how do governments protect investors eager on entering the speculative markets of STOs and ICOs?
12:00 - 14:00 ICO/STO Competition
15 ICO/STO with the most promising crypto and/or blockchain projects will pitch on stage in front of established entrepreneurs and savvy investors . Set your sights on the moon and battle it out in a shark-tank environment with some tough love from a select panel of stern judges.
14:00 - 18:00 Blockchain: World Changing Applications
18:30 : 20:00 Networking Drinks
Enjoy drinks and nibbles just outside the expo.
20:00 Knights of Blockchain
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 - 04:00 Closing Night
Let dust settle on your business cards and dust off some dance moves with Futurama at the official Malta Blockchain Summit Closing Night
12:00 Champagne Brunch
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.