Friday, September 23, the major blockchain event – Blockchain Bitcoin Conference Kiev 2016 – took place. It is major not only due to the amount of participants and guests amounting to around a thousand but also due to the range of blockchain and cryptocurrency topics.
As the program promised, the audience was divided into three sections: for newcomers, experts, and developers. The Pro block consisted of three sections: Fintech, Govtech, and Finances.
Newcomers found out the concept of such terms as cryptocurrency, bitcoin, altcoins, blockchain, and smart contracts. According the section moderator Maxim Krupyshev, CEO of Cubits, this year, the knowledge level of newcomers was much higher. Almost everyone has already been familiar with the topic and wanted to improve their knowledge.
Maxim Krupyshev: “People are much interested in this topic and ask cool questions. I have expected that the audience would be weaker. In general, the conference is conducted on the new level: three halls instead of two, like it was the last time, and instead of one like two years ago.”
Experts learned about other countries’ legislative experience in regulating cryptocurrencies, future exchange trade and mining, as well as about the prospect of establishing