On 23 September 2016, the Ukrainian capital will hold the third annual conference dedicated to cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technologies. Tickets are available online for $14 to $48.

The hosts intend the conference to be focused primarily on implemented projects that solve real user problems, says the рrеss rеlease. The discussions will cover such topics as new fintech services, smart contracts, exchanges and cryptocurrency mining, as well as governmental initiatives concerning blockchain-based registers, inventories and auctions, and issues of regulation.

The event is aimed at both blockchain services developers and crypto enthusiasts who wish to learn more about new possibilities. Three parallel streams will target various levels and areas of competence: for beginners, developers and experts, each group having its own space for discussions and presentations.

According to the official website,

“Bitcoin Conference Kiev is a unique conference on cryptocurrency designed to answer such questions as: what Bitcoin is, why it is needed and why Ukraine stands a good chance of becoming ideological center of the global Bitcoin community.”

Starting from today, tickets can be bought and registration completed at the event’s website. There are three ticket categories: ‘Rookie’ (700 UAH / $28), ‘Rookie. Student’ (350 UAH / $14) and ‘Pro’ (1200 UAH / $48). First two types give access to the Rookie hall and exhibition area, while pro tickets are valid for all conference areas including developers and expert sessions. The cost of each category will increase by 50% during the last month before the event and twice on the conference day. Credit cards and bitcoins are accepted for payment.

The last Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kiev in September 2015 was attended by 26 speakers and, among all, representatives of the National Bank of Ukraine. The officials revealed that the state regulator was going to integrate bitcoin into the national financial system and was keen to explore the potential of the cryptocurrency and the blockchain. Another participant, a trustee of the National Depository of Ukraine, suggested using the blockchain to ensure the integrity of data record at the national level.


Alexey Tereshchenko