2,000 people, including 80 expert speakers, 40 exhibitors and 100 investors from across the world are expected to arrive in Austria for the country’s first official blockchain summit in April.
The ANON Blockchain Summit in Vienna is a two-day event focused on the cutting-edge of blockchain technology, bringing together the sharpest minds in business and blockchain along with the Austrian government’s efforts to foster a framework of support for the nascent industry.
Scheduled for April 2nd-3rd, at the Gösserhalle, in central Vienna, this is the first blockchain event officially supported by the Viennese government. “Austria is one of those countries that is very open to digitization and new technologies … this (event) will bring additional international attention to our country,” said Austria Blockchain Center Director Alfred Taudes.
This official stamp of approval from one of the most powerful states in the European Union has attracted the attention of major corporate sponsors and technology partners from across the world. Representatives from Microsoft, IBM and Accenture, Hyperledger, Bitfury, Bitmain, Raiffeisen Bank International, Wien Energie and Merck are expected to attend. The event is sponsored by Accenture, Wien Energie, Raiffeisen Bank, along with the Lufthansa Group as a travel partner.
Meanwhile, representative from the wider blockchain community and noteworthy speakers are expected to join the technology heavyweights on stage. These representatives include writer and analyst Joseph Young, head of Binance’s Charity Foundation, Helen Hai, and His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Liechtenstein.
ANON Blockchain Summit’s mix of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, expert workshops, developers, users, government representatives, and business managers makes it one of the most widely anticipated blockchain events in the region.
For more details on tickets, partnership opportunities, and speakers, visit the official website.