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Results of the first blockchain event in Thailand

Publication date: 29 mar 2018

Results of the first blockchain event in Thailand

On March 6, Smile-Expo successfully held the first event in Bangkok — Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Thailand. The conference gathered entrepreneurs and experts engaged in cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech. 

We chose Bangkok since it is the largest Thai city, one of the Asia-based economical centers, a modern megapolis with a population of more than 5.5 m and a hub for dozens of crypto and blockchain companies. According to the feedback the partners gave, the conference organized by Smile-Expo became the major event of Thailand in this industry. 

First and successful 

More than 200 people attended the event with 16 companies presented at the exhibition area. 15 international experts in blockchain tech from 8 counties took the floor. 
Within a panel discussion, which also was part of the conference, five experts discussed the legal and tax policy of Thailand towards ICO (cryptocurrency crowdsales) and prospects of their regulation. Among the speakers, there were Dr. Gordon Walker, an Emeritus Professor of Law at the La Trobe University School of Law, and Sathapon Patanakua, Founder at SmartContract Thailand and BLOCK MD.

Issues covered by the experts 

The conference speakers dwelled on a range of topics related to blockchain-based solutions, projects promotion, legal aspects of blockchain and cryptocurrency inclusion, the crypto market state as well as changes in common life spheres entailed by blockchain introduction. 

Joseph Tsou, Managing Director at BlockEx, dedicated his presentation to a basic concept of blockchain tech, shared information about trading and investment, ICO as well as compared conventional and crypto markets. 

Cal Evans, Lawyer and Cryptocurrency Compliance Expert at Gresham International, told about a legal aspect of blockchain projects. 

Noam Copel, investor and CEO at DAV Foundation, addressed investors and all the interested in ICO. His topic ‘How to value a token’ embraced the tokens classification and ICO as an investment means. 

More than 30 blockchain events in 2018

This year, the series of events Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference will be organized not only across the CIS and European countries but also Asia with its promising crypto markets. We have already run conferences in Turkey, India, Thailand, the Philippines and are getting ready for the forthcoming one in South Korea. 

However, in spring, we will focus on the European audience: Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv is scheduled for March 29, Germany – April 4, the Czech Republic and Finland – the second half of May. Moreover, Smile-Expo will conduct the largest blockchain event in the CIS Blockchain Conference Moscow within April 17-18. 

Find out more details on the event schedule and our website. 

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