Blockchain RF Congress in Moscow

20-21 February 2018, Crowne Plaza Moscow - World Trade Centre, Krasnopresnenskaya, Naberezhnaya 12, Moscow
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Industry congress of developers, blockchain technology users and blockchain-based products, held for the development of digital economy. Additionally, International award «BLOCKCHAIN-ECONOMICS» will be awarded. 

The event is organized by RACIB (Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain) and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.

The organizers intend to attract more than 2000 participants, amond them:

  • developers of software products
  • IT integrators
  • crypto traders
  • crypto investors
  • regulators
  • legislative and executive authorities
  • equipment suppliers
  • large and small miners
  • eam members planning to launch ICO
  • crypto funds
  • consulting companies

Speakers will talk about Russian development vector of the digital economy at the parallel sessions the real business cases that are being implemented today will be presented.

At Blockchain in RF, there will be:

  • 175 speakers
  • 2000 industry specialists
  • 25 sections 
  • 2 intensive days


There will be 175 speakers at the event, with leading experts in the field of digital economy, as well as experts in economics, finance, law, investments and information technologies. The program is structured in order to be interesting for both professionals and beginners in the field of cryptoeconomics. Among the speakers, there will be:

Igor Shuvalov
Igor Shuvalov

First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

Anatoly Aksakov
Anatoly Aksakov

Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship, Chairman of the State Duma Financial Market Committee

Herman Klimenko

Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation on Internet Development.

Sergey Glazyev
Sergey Glazyev

Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation.

Nikolay Nikiforov

Minister of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.

Alexey Kozyrev
Alexey Kozyrev

Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.

Sergey Gorkov
Sergey Gorkov

Chairman of "Vnesheconombank".

Programm of the Congress

The program is structured so that the reports are of interest to both professionals and beginners in the field of cryptoeconomics. 

Tuesday, February 20

  • 10:00 - 11:00 / CENTRAL ENTRANCE
    • Gathering of the participants, registration and opening.
  • 10:00 - 11:00 / HALL 4
    • Business Club of Kommersant Publishing House: "Actual investments in the era of digital economy Session 1. Geoeconomics. Investment climate in Russia"
  • 11:00 - 11:30 / HALL 4
    • Antipress-conference of the publishing house "Kommersant"
  • 11:30 - 13:00 / CONGRESS HALL 
    • Plenary discussion on the development of block-technologies in Russia with Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation; Nikolay Nikiforov, Minister of Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation; Alexey Gordeev, Plenipotentiary Representative of the President in the Central Federal District; Herman Klimenko, Advisor to the President of Russia on Internet Development, Chairman of the National Assembly of the Republic of Abkhazia Anatoly Aksakov, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the Financial Market; Sergei Gorkov, Chairman of Vnesheconombank; Sergey Katyrin, President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Yuri Pripachkin, President of RACIB; Representatives of the Central Bank of Russia, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
  • 13:00 - 14:00 / 1 FLOOR
    • Vnesheconombank Business Dinner with Industry Leaders 
  • 14:00 - 15:30 / AMPHITHEATER 
    • How the blockchain will influence the world economy with V. S. Avtonomov, A. G. Aganbegyan, S.Y.Glaziev, R.S.Grinberg, MGDelyagin, V.Yu.Katasonov, M.L. Khazin, E. Khata and Yuri Pripachkin, President of RACIB 
  • 14:00 - 15:30 / HALL 1
    • The development of technological platforms for the digital economy of Russia with Alexander Borodich, Founder of Universa
  • 14:00 - 15:30 / HALL3
    • Possible approaches to the legislative regulation of the industry in Russia with Elena Gultyaeva, Head of the RKKIB Legal Committee 
  • 14:00 - 15:30 / HALL 4
    • Business Club of Kommersant Publishing House: "Actual investments in the era of the digital economy. Session 2. Financial instruments. Trends. Risks. Prospects"
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / AMPHITHEATER
    • Development of blockchain-technologies as a factor in the development of territories (digital zemstvo) with  Sergei Aksenov, the head of the Republic of Crimea, Pavel Grudinin, politician, director of ZAO "Lenin State Farm", Boris Akimov, creator of the farm co-operative LavkaLavka and Maxim Fateev, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 1
    • Crowdinvesting (ICO) as a form of attracting investment for own projects with Arseniy Sheltsin, Director of RACIB 
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 3
    • Block-revolution: driver of investment growth of digital economy with Valery Romanyuk, Vice President of the Investment Bank of the Russian Federation
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 4
    • Master class in exchange trade with Pavel Panov, Founder Invcoin24
  • 17:00 - 17:30 / 1 FLOOR
    • Coffee-break, networking
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / AMPHITHEATER 
    • Blockchain in the system of public administration and commercial sector. Prospective projects with Vladimir Demin, Adviser to the Chairman of Vnesheconombank and Sergey Polikanov, Head of the New Economy Department of Sberbank CIB
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 1
    • Creation of favorable conditions for the development of the digital economy on the example of the Republic of Belarus with Vsevolod Yanchevsky, Director of the State Administration "Administration of the Park of High Technologies" 
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 3
    • Financial literacy of cryptoinvestment with Yuri Danilov, Leading researcher of the Russian Academy of Science and Technology, expert of the Center for Strategic Research and Oleg Buklemishev, Director of the Center for Economic Policy Research, Moscow State University, expert of the Center for Strategic Research.
  • 19:00 - 20:00 / HALL 2
    • Congress Of RACIB Member
  • 20:00 - 20:30 / 1 FLOOR
    • Evening cocktail for members of RACIB 

Wednesday, February 21

  • 10:00 - 11:00 / CENTRAL ENTRANCE
    • Gathering of the participants, registration and opening.
  • 10:00 - 11:30 / AMPHITHEATER
    • Blockchain transforms the world financial system with Alexey Olin, Deputy. Head of the Analytical Center of RACIB
  • 10:00 - 11:30 / HALL 1
    • Traditional banking and digital economy
  • 10:00 - 11:30 / HALL 2
    • Blockchain technologies and protection of intellectual property with Grigory Ivliev, Head of the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent)
  • 10:00 - 11:30 / HALL 3
    • Mining in Russia: responsibilities and opportunities with Alexandr Ruchyev
      Businessman, Investor
  • 11:30 - 12:00 / 1st FLOOR
    • Coffee Break
  • 12:00 - 13.30 / AMPHITHEATER
    • Blockchain transforms the world financial system, pt2 with Alexey Olin, Deputy. Head of the Analytical Center of RACIB
  • 12:00 - 13.30 / HALL 1
    • Legal support of ICO with Valery Petrov, Vice President of RACIB
  • 12:00 - 13.30 / HALL 2
    • ICO rating system as a tool for reducing investors' risks with Denis Dusnov , Vice President of RKIBB for the implementation of the "Escrow" mechanism 
  • 12:00 - 13.30 / HALL 3
    • Crypto-currencies: a place in the monetary system and the impact on the economy of the EurAsEC countries with Tatyana Valovaya, Member of the Board (Minister) of the ECE on Integration and Macroeconomics
  • 13:30 - 14:30 / 1st FLOOR
    • Break. Dinner
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / AMPHITHEATER
    • Legislative regulation in the world with Alexander Treschev, Founder of RACIB, lawyer
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 1
    • The educational standard on blockchain technologies with Yaroslav Kabakov Deputy General Director of JSC Investment Company FINAM
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 2
    • Export of Russian blockchain technologies, with Maxim Chereshnev Vice President for International Cooperation, RACIB
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 3
    • The risks of legalization of crypto-currencies and their leveling with Anton Pushkov, Managing Partner of the Skolkovo Intellectual Property Center
  • 17:00 - 17:30 / 1st FLOOR
    • Coffee break
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / AMPHITHEATER
    • Blockchain technology as a factor in the development of future generations
  • 15:30 - 17:00 / HALL 1
    • Educational programs on blockchain technologies with Nadezhda Surova, Director of the Institute of Management and Socio-Economic Design of the Russian Economic University
  • 18:30 - 20:30 / AMPHITHEATER
    • International award "Blockchain Economics" for contributors for the development of Blockchain Industry
  • 21:00 - 23:00 / NIGHT CLUB
    • Afterparty

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Poloniex to Suspend Operations for Few Hours

Representatives of the exchange say users' funds will be completely safe during maintenance
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The cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced maintenance, which will begin on February 22 at 22 UTC. The trading platform will be unavailable for several hours.

Representatives of the exchange claim that the users' funds will be completely safe. Technical work associated with the modernization and transition "to the best data centers, which will increase the reliability of the platform and increase uptime."

Also in Poloniex noted that the trade orders of users will not be canceled.

Recall, recently Poloniex has added to the listing of privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Grin.