World Blockchain Feast 2020 Shanghai International Blockchain Week Returns on Oct.23rd-28th

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Shanghai International Blockchain Week, the annual world blockchain feast hosted by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, is taking place on Oct.23rd -28th , 2020, featuring quality events with the most accomplished, powerful and astounding list of industry leaders and speakers. Apart from traditional offline events that provide face-to-face communication opportunities, the global blockchain summit will be broadcasted online at the same time due to the ongoing circumstances worldwide regarding COVID-19.

Shanghai International Blockchain Week has a reputation of getting global experts, investors, and entrepreneurs all under one roof year after year. “This is one of the premiere blockchain events in Asia and the world, and the list of attendees clearly shows this,” said Aleksandar Kuzmanovic, Professor of Northwest University. It is a platform that showcases the cutting-edge technologies and the latest and most inspiring thoughts on the blockchain industry. If you want to share gurus’ insights on the future of blockchain. If you want to learn from the good practices of star projects. If you want to exchange ideas with talented blockchain developers and business decision makers, this is definitely the most exciting event you should never miss. David Lee, Vice president of the Economic Society of Singapore, also recommended: “I hope experts around the world will come to Shanghai International Blockchain Week, the most representative event of its kind that delivers great benefits.”

Influential changes happened one after another over the past year. Policy-wise, the Chinese government announced its commitment to develop the blockchain technology on Oct.24th, 2019 and recognized blockchain as a major component of the country’s new infrastructure in April, 2020. Meanwhile, DeFi, DID, Decentralized Storage emerged as trendy topics. More and more solutions to protect blockchain security and privacy became available. The integration of blockchain and other technologies is gaining increasing attention. It is also worth noting that Facebook released the whitepaper of Libra 2.0 while China’s DC/EP is being tested in several pilot cities, indicating digital fiat money and stable coins are around the corner.

In response to the mentioned changes, Shanghai International Blockchain Week returns for its 6th conference to provide fun opportunities to interact, learn, and discover the latest trends and opportunities in this industry.

This week long event features the following 3 activities:

Hackathon (Oct.23rd-25th)

The hackathon during Shanghai International Blockchain Week has been one of the greatest attractions to numerous talented blockchain developers with quests highly relevant to the hot spots in the blockchain industry. This year’s hackathon is geared up to gather excellent blockchain developers and enthusiasts around the world for tight competitions.

Open Day (Oct.26th)

Shanghai International Blockchain Week aims to build a platform for communications and win-win cooperation in the global blockchain industry. Our event in 2019 was accompanied by tens of blockchain related activities organized by other players in this industry, providing more networking opportunities. To nurture this atmosphere of dynamic and in-depth communication, we save this special day for fellow companies to display their projects and technologies and our audience to explore more exciting opportunities. We believe this healthy interaction will contribute to accelerating the development of the blockchain industry.

The Sixth Global Blockchain Summit (Oct.27th -28th)

The two-day event will take place in W Shanghai-The Bund and be broadcasted online at the same time. It will feature one stage with presentations, panels, and fireside chats delivered by prominent speakers. Under the theme of “Integrated Innovation”, this summit will focus on the collaboration between blockchain and other trendy digital technologies like 5G, IoT, AI etc., as “Blockchain has to flourish in a healthy ecosystem. This requires us to build a workable ecosystem by integrating blockchain and other technology and create more products and business models to empower the digital upgrade of traditional industries,” said Dr. Xiao Feng, President and CEO of Wanxiang Blockchain.

More information about Shanghai International Blockchain Week will be out in the coming weeks. Stay tuned to our posts to get extensively exposed to the latest trends in the blockchain industry and thought-provoking speeches from leading proponents, projects, influencers, and decision-makers.

About Global Blockchain Summit & Shanghai International Blockchain Week

Wanxiang Global Blockchain Summit & Shanghai International Blockchain Week hosted by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs has come to its six year. This event has now been recognized as one of the most influential blockchain summit globally that provides a vibrant platform for catching up with the latest blockchain trends and building valuable networks in this industry.

The first Global Blockchain Summit took place on Oct.15th, 2015, marking the first public blockchain event in China.

In September 2016, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs and the Ethereum Foundation co-hosted a 6 days long Shanghai International Blockchain Week, featuring DevCon2, Demo Day, and the 2nd Global Blockchain Summit. More than 1000 speakers and participants around the world attended the event, bringing the development and status of the blockchain industry in China to a whole new level.

In September, 2017, the 3rd Global Blockchain Summit, “Blockchain New Economy: Breaking Dawn”, was hosted at W Shanghai-The Bund and attracted more than 1000 participants from various industries around the world. At the summit, world-renowned speakers shared their thoughts on topics regarding the application, regulation, and the future trend of blockchain technology.

Shanghai International Blockchain Week 2018 consisted of Wanxiang Blockchain Hackathon, Tech Open Day and the 4th Global Blockchain Summit themed as “Blockchain New Economy: Tech Exploration”. During the Summit, representatives from various industries shared their insights on the solutions empowered by the blockchain technology and envisioned the true application value of the blockchain technology in various industries.

The 5th global blockchain summit in 2019 was held at the significant moment when the blockchain industry was entering its second decade. Under the theme of “New Decades, New Beginning”, this summit attracted around 2000 audience and over 30 activities organized by fellow companies, ushering in a dynamic and promising future for the blockchian industry.

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