Larry King, Dash CEO Ryan Taylor to speak at Blockchain Futurist Conference
Canada’s first blockchain and digital currency event and marketing firm, Untraceable Inc., announced in a press release CoinReport received from Wachsman, Untraceable’s communications firm, the addition of renowned American TV host and GEAR Blockchain board member Larry King and Dash CEO Ryan Taylor to the distinguished speakers list of its upcoming inaugural blockchain event, Blockchain Futurist Conference.
The event will take place from August 15th to 16th in Toronto, Canada.
The conference’s updated list of speakers includes:
- Larry King
- Dash Core Group, Inc. CEO Ryan Taylor
- Ethereum co-founder and Decentral and Jaxx founder and CEO Anthony Di Iorio
- GEAR Blockchain Board member and Forbes & Manhattan chairman Stan Bharti
- Shapeshift chief information security officer Michael Perklin
- Alchemist founder & CEO Steven Nerayoff
- Hosho co-founder & president Hartej Sawhney
- Wachsman founder & CEO David Wachsman
Untraceable founder & CEO and conference organizer Tracy Leparulo said in the press release we received, “We’re less than a month away from the start of the conference, and we’re excited to attract some of the most exciting players within the crypto and blockchain space together under one roof to explore the bright future ahead for blockchain. It’s important to us to inspire the community, break down silos, and showcase all of the ways that the community can use and engage with cryptocurrencies. We want to bring blockchain enthusiasts together to challenge and learn from each other.”
The event will boost and incentivize the use of digital currency in both ticket sales and interactions at the event. There is a significant discount available for people who buy tickets to the conference using digital currency. Sponsors and vendors will be encouraging the use of digital currency throughout the event to further engage attendees in a crypto-friendly atmosphere. $20 in BTC will be gifted to attendees, who can also buy bitcoin via zero-fee BTC ATMs and take part in live airdrops from conference sponsors and partners. Courtesy of AlwaysHODL.com, official crypto merchandize from Ethereum, litecoin, bitcoin and other digital currencies will be available to buy. Moreover, there will be an airdrop of the cryptocurrency BTZ, sponsored by the digital currency’s creator, Bunz, an online trading platform for local communities. The conference attendees could use BTZ in a marketplace that will present more than 20 local vendors, buying items like coffee and snacks on-site and getting empowered to experience and use crypto as a form of payment first-hand.
Leparulo continued, “It’s a very exciting time to be in the blockchain space, with many of the most innovative and highly-regarded projects hailing out of Canada. However, we must move beyond just the ideation phase of blockchain and start using the technology in our everyday lives and discover its strengths and weaknesses. Every aspect of Blockchain Futurist Conference was designed for the community in mind. With its blockchain-friendly regulation and thriving startup community, Toronto is the best place for us to explore the technology and have fruitful discussions.”
Leparulo has produced large-scale, high-quality blockchain events including the world’s first Securities Token Conference and POLYCON18, the world’s first Ethereum Hackathon.
Ticket registration for the conference is currently open at the event’s website.
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