South Asia’s leading blockchain conference – World Satoshi Summit, recently announced partnering with NASSCOM blockchain SIG to promote adoption of blockchain across various sectors and industries.
With exactly one month remaining for World Satoshi Summit, it is time to gear up for getting some latest updates on the revolutionary blockchain technology. The conference recently announced a strategic partnership with the apex body of the USD 154B IT-BPM industry – NASSCOM, through its NASSCOM Blockchain SIG.
The partnership aims to accelerate the move towards a much connected and transparent India, where every industry and sector will be able to leverage blockchain technology for their betterment. With this, blockchain ecosystem in India will get a tactical direction through proper architectural support, which will serve as a base for the Indian corporates and startups who can benefit from the blockchain technology.
Blockchain innovations like bitcoin and distributed ledger have the potential to renovate the entire economy.
World Satoshi Summit is a series of events that will be taking place across the world. Its first event is going to be held in India in the capital city of New Delhi between 12th – 13th May, 2018 at the JW Marriott Hotel Aerocity.
The conference will bring together over 3500 blockchain believers under one roof.
“With World Satoshi Summit we are providing stakeholders of the Blockchain community a universal platform to ideate and innovate around the revolutionary technology. We firmly believe that India, world’s largest democracy, will serve as the proving ground for the emergent technological revolution. Tying up with NASSCOM is indeed an exhilarating opportunity for our team as the partnership will enable us to give the required support to the Blockchain community of this Region.” – Harmeet Singh Monga, Founder, World Satoshi Summit.
The event will have some expert speakers who will deliver keynotes on the impact of the distributed ledger technology on the world economy. The list of speakers includes:
Sally Eaves – CTO, Emergent Technology, Forbes Technology Council. Top 100 Blockchain Influencer.
Devie Mohan – Founder of Turya, Co-Founder and CEO at Cashaa. Among top 100 blockchain influencer.
Ajeet Khurana – CEO at Zebpay.
Kumar Gaurav – Founder & CEO at Cashaa, Blockchain expert/speaker. Top 100 blockchain influencer.
Leanne Kemp – Founder & CEO at Everledger. Mapped 1M + diamonds on Blockchain.
Roger Ver – CEO, Bitcoin.com
Richard Kastelein – Co-Founder at Crypto-assets Design Group. Top 100 Blockchain Influencer.
Ross Smith – Director of Engineering at Microsoft.
Ted Lin – Head of International Markets, Binance.
Lawrence Lerner – CEO at Rchain.
Janina Lowisz – VP Marketing, Cashaa. Amongst top 100 Blockchain Influencer.
Vinod Tiwari – GM, Business Development and Sales, Powerledger.
Summit’s key highlights
Blockchain for Enterprises
The conference will have dedicated sessions for multiple industries like Travel, Insurance, Healthcare, FinTech etc. The sessions will help enterprises understand the benefits that can be leveraged through successful deployment of the ledger based technology in organizations’ core processes.
The onset of distributed ledger and other blockchain innovations is redefining transactions. Smart contract is one such example that has eliminated dependence on intermediaries and minimized costs that existed in the traditional contracts. They are much more secure and time saving than their previous counterparts. At WSS, developers stand a chance to attend special workshops and learn the specifics of a smart contract and know how to build one.
At Blockathon, developers will be seen solving real life blockchain problems and queries. This will be a golden opportunity for the organizations to identify the right talent for their enterprise.
Nova-Stride for Startups
The event has a special focus on the startups who can showcase their blockchain skills and talents and get the opportunity to get on the spot funding by attracting the panel of investors IBs, VCs, HNIs and Angels through their blockchain skills.
Women empowerment at World Satoshi Summit
WSS aims to focus on the development of underprivileged in order to make them a part of the technological revolution. As a part of this, they have initiated Women Economic Empowerment program, under which they will train 250+ underprivileged women from across the globe in technical and non-technical blockchain skills by the year 2020. This will help them to be future ready for the huge opportunities that will be created in the decentralized industry.
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