The biggest blockchain event in Russia - Russian Blockchain Week 2018 will take place on Skolkovo on May 21 through May 25. Structurally, the event consists of the following sections:
- a conference;
- an exhibition "Blockchain & Crypto Expo";
- crypto-seminar by Plekhanov Russian University of Economics;
- blockchain hackathon;
Main topics of the conference discussion are cryptocurrencies in terms of investment and trading, blockchain for business, ICO concept, blockchain software development, regulations, fintech use-cases and cryptocurrency mining.
Among the notable exhibitors there will such projects as BitCluster, MNRY, WATTSON, ELVN Cryptomessenger, MyWish and ZEUS CAPITAL.The biggest blockchain hackathon event in CIS region will feature the mentorship of industry experts and a prize of ~USD 5,000. The key assignments of the hackathon include the topics in:
- Blockchain business solutions;
- Blockchain security;
- Solutions for logistics
The agenda of the week is as follows:
Among the notable speakers there expected to be QIWI founder and CEO Sergei Solonin, Crypto Valley Association regulatory policy chair Dr. Mattia L. Rattaggi, Blockimpact founder Dinis Guarda, Russian State Cryptocurrency Flow Risk Evaluation Workgroup head Elina Sidorenko, Alfa Bank Chief Architecture Officer Maksim Azrilyan, Skolkovo Fund Financial Technologies Center director Pavel Novikov and many other.
The conference is organized in a close partnership with Fintech Association. More about the conference you can find here.