The Maltese government has a unique claim to fame. This year it will host the worldâs first state-official blockchain event, solidifying Maltaâs reputation as a pioneer in this nascent industry. Attendees from all over the globe are expected to attend the two-day Delta Summit between 3rd and 5th October this year. The event serves as a showcase of the Maltese governmentâs efforts toÂ encourage innovation and provide a regulatory framework for entrepreneurs. Hereâs what visitors and blockchain enthusiasts can expect: 1. Insights into Maltaâs blockchain industry Government officials are expected to offer a sneak peak at ongoing efforts to make Malta the premier destination for aspiring blockchain entrepreneurs and tech talent. âMalta will be the epicentre of the blockchain industry. We invite you to experience this between the 3rd and 5th October at the Delta Summit, the Maltese governmentâs official blockchain event. Be part of the blockchain island,â said Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri at a recent public event. 2. Clarity on new regulations Malta recently published the details of three new bills online. The Malta Digital Innovation Authority Bill, the Virtual Financial Asset Bill, and the Innovation Technological Services Arrangements Bill are all publicly available for review, but the implications of these acts and their chances of making it through to the final stages of the Maltese legislative process are still unclear. Visitors at the Delta Summit can expect government officials to offer some clarity on how the regulatory process is coming along and how it will change the nature of international blockchain innovation. 3. A speech by Binance CEO and founder Changpeng Zhao Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao stunned the crypto community last year when he decided to move his exchange, the worldâs largest one by trading volume, to Malta. In a tweet he said, âMalta may be small in size it has set its sights on big things as it wants to be known as the #Blockchain Island that is crypto-innovation friendly.â Zhao is one of the most exciting high-profile speakers at this yearâs Delta Summit. 4. Other high profile speakers Changpeng Zhao wonât be the only industry expert expected to share insights at Delta Summit. Other high-profile speakers include venture investor Tim Draper, the co-founder of Wikipedia and the CIO of Everipedia Dr.Larry Sanger, Angel Labs founder Tugce Ergul, and many more. All together, the event will host 120 eminent speakers, business leaders, and journalists from across the world. 5. A chance to network with 1500 attendees According to the governmentâs official press release, over 1500 guests are expected at the two-day summit. That makes it one of the largest events in the crypto space. Combined with over 4,000 delegates and 150 sponsor companies, Delta Summit is likely to be one of the best opportunities for people in the industry to network, discuss pertinent issues, and solidify their professional network. This yearâs Delta Summit is the culmination of the Maltese governmentâs efforts to kickstart a blockchain revolution with the right regulatory framework. That makes it a vital platform for global entrepreneurs, developers, and policy-makers working on the cutting-edge of this nascent technology.