Blockchain : From Ideal to Reality

2018 Korea
Blockchain Expo

23-24 October 2018 / Grand Hilton Convention Center 3F-4F / Seoul

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Speakers

The full list of the speakers for the 2018 KOREA BLOCKCHAIN EXPO will be available soon.

* Please be advised that the programs and speakers of the Expo are subject to change, and will be continuously updated up to the conference.

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    Hye Hoon Lee

    The National Assembly Special Committee on the 4th Industrial Revolution

    Nominee for Chairwoman

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    Wonki Min

    Ministry of Science and ICT

    The Vice Minister

    Chairman of OECD committee on digital economy policy

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    Taekyoon Kim

    Seoul Metropolitan Government

    Chief Information Officer

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    Jae Soo Yoo

    Busan Metropolitan City

    Vice Mayor

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    He Sub Rho

    Jeju Special Self-Governing Province

    Director-General of Future Strategy Bureau

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    Jung Hee Lee

    Economic Sub-Committee, Regulatory Reform Committee

    Chairman

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    Francois Piccione

    Malta Government

    Parliamentary Secretariat of Malta Blockchain Task-Force

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    Tae Hee Woo

    Korea Blockchain Association

    Head of Industry Development Committee

    (Former) Vice Minister, Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy

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    Jung Hee Lee

    Deloitte Anjin LLC.

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Paul Sin

    Deloitte

    Leader of FinTech Practice &
    Asia Pacific Blockchain Lab

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    Simon Seojoon Kim

    Hashed

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Wooyong Shin

    SAMSUNG SDS

    Vice President / Team Leader / Blockchain Business Team

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    Yong Min Kwon

    SK Telecom

    Blockchain Biz Development Unit Trust Designer

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    Katsunori Kondo

    ASOBIMO inc
    Asobi Coin Co-founder

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Sanghwan Nathan Kim

    Deloitte Consulting Korea

    Blockchain Leader / Strategy & Operations Director

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    Bernd Lapp

    Ethereum Foundation

    Former Advisory Board Member

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    Sinhae Lee

    GBIC / Block72

    Partner

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    James JungHweon Jeon

    DXC Technology-EduHash

    Asia Blockchain Leader

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    Yong Wan Ju

    Korea Internet & Security Agency

    Inoovation Devision Leader

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    Jong Hyup Kim

    ICON Foundation

    Council Member

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    Ethan Kyuntae Kim

    Hashed

    Chief Technology Officer

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    Brian Cheong

    TTC

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Allen Wookyun Kho

    MediBloc

    Co-Founder / Business Development

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    Sungpil Nam

    Airbloc

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Phil Yuen

    Passport

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Daniel Wen

    Ontology

    Business Development Director

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    Clement Thibault

    Investing.com

    Senior Financial Markets and Cryptocurrencies Analyst

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    Allan Jong Hwan Kim

    Blocko

    Co-Founder

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    Randeep Kapur

    DXC Technology

    Asia Chief Technologist

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    Roy Kim

    MoFAS

    CTO

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    Spajic Milojko

    Das Capital

    Investment Directo

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    Joshua Ho

    QCP Capital

    Co-Founder

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    Howon Song

    COSMOCHAIN

    CEO

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    John Sang-Ug Bae

    Hdac Technology AG Headquarter

    Chief Operation Officer

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    Patrick Kim

    SENTINEL PROTOCOL

    Founder & CEO

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    Louise Collins

    TAP

    Communications Manager

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    Bryan Chao

    Ledger Capital

    Managing Director

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    James Kim

    Spero Partners

    CMO

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    Erik Xu

    Usechain

    COO

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    Pilyong Ahn

    LG CNS

    Business Development Professional Leader

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    Jin-Soo Choi

    COIC

    MANAGER

Program Agenda

Below is the tentative program agenda for the 2018 Korea Blockchain Expo. Please check back regularly for updates.

* Please be advised that the programs and speakers of the Expo are subject to change, and will be continuously updated up to the conference.

10:00 ~ 10:20
Day 1 - Opening Remark / Congratulatory Address
Wonki Min

The Vice Minister, Chairman of OECD committee on digital economy policy

Kwang-Cheol Go

CEO, Hankyung.com

Jung Hee Lee

CEO, Deloitte Anjin LLC

Session 1 : The Direction of Innovation for South Korea's Blockchain Industry
10:20 ~ 10:35
South Korea’s Outlook on the Development of its Blockchain Industry
Tae Hee Woo

Head of Industry Development Committee, Korea Blockchain Association

10:35 ~ 10:50
The direction of the National Assembly Special Commitee on the 4th Industrial Revolution & Blockchain Legislation
Hye Hoon Lee

Nominee for Chairwoman, The National Assembly Special Committee on the 4th Industrial Revolution

10:50 ~ 11:05
Focus of the Global Blockchain Market : The Crisis and Opportunity of South Korea
Simon Seojoon Kim

CEO, Hashed

11:05 ~ 11:20
The revolutionary innovation and regulatory reform of blockchain
Jung Hee Lee

Chairman, Regulatory Reform Committee

11:20 ~ 11:50
Panel Discussion - South Korea's Role in the Blockchain Industry
Session 1 speakers
11:50 ~13:00
Lunch
Session 2 : Fostering Global Blockchain Cities
13:00 ~ 13:15
Blockchain City Seoul Developing Plan
Taekyoon Kim

Chief Information Officer, Seoul Metropolitan Government

13:15 ~ 13:30
Smart Beach : Busan
Jae Soo Yoo

Vice Mayor, Busan

13:30 ~ 13:45
Crypto Island : Jeju
He Sub Rho

Jeju Special Self-Governing Province

13:45 ~ 14:05
Current Status of Blockchain City (Malta)
Francois Piccione

Malta Blockchain Task-Force, Parliamentary Secretariat, Malta Government

14:05 ~ 14:20
Current Status of Blockchain Cities
Paul Sin

Leader of FinTech Practice & Asia Pacific Blockchain Lab, Deloitte

14:20 ~ 14:50
Panel Discussion - The Benefits of Blockchain to Our Society
Session 2 speakers
14:50 ~ 15:10
Coffee Break
Session 3 : Public-Private Cooperation for the Development of Blockchain Technology
15:10 ~ 15:25
The Efforts for Public-Private Cooperation in the Blockchain Industry
Yong Wan Ju

Innovation Devision Leader, Korea Internet & Security Agency

15:25 ~ 15:40
Public-Private Cooperation Project 1: MOFAS
Roy Kim

CTO, MoFAS

15:40 ~ 15:55
Public-Private Cooperation Project 2: ICON
Jong Hyup Kim

Council Member, ICON Foundation

15:55 ~ 16:10
Public-Private Cooperation Project 3: Medibloc
Allen Wookyun Kho

Co-Founder, MediBloc

16:10 ~ 16:25
Public-Private Cooperation Project 4: BLOCKO
Allan Jong Hwan Kim

Co-Founder, Blocko

16:25 ~ 16:55
Panel Discussion  - Cultivating Global Talents in the Blockchain Industry for Innovative Growth, an Aspect of Job Creation
Session 3 speakers
Session 4 : Grafting Blockchain Economy onto the Real Economy I
16:55 ~ 17:10
SENTINEL PROTOCOL
Patrick Kim

FOUNDER & CEO, SENTINEL PROTOCOL

17:10 ~ 17:25
Usechain
Erik Xu

COO, Usechain

17:25 ~ 17:40
COSMOCHAIN
Howon Song

CEO, COSMOCHAIN

17:40 ~ 17:55
AlphaBit Fund
Louise Collins

Communications Manager, TAP

Session 5 : Finding and Fostering Blockchain Projects
10:00 ~ 10:15
Das Capital
Spajic Milojko

Innovation Director, Das Capital

10:15 ~ 10:30
Ledger Capital
Bryan Chao

Partner, Ledger Capital

10:30 ~ 10:45
QCP Capital
Joshua Ho

Co-Founder, QCP Capital

10:45 ~ 11:00
Trends in Key Blockchain Markets - US, China, and Korea
Sinhae Lee

Partner, GBIC / Block72

11:00 ~ 11:30
Panel discussion - Contribute to the Development of Blockchain Industry
Session 5 speakers
11:30 ~ 12:30
Lunch
Session 6 : Public Blockchain Meets the Real World
12:30 ~ 12:45
The Efforts to Solve the Present Problems in the Public Blockchain
Ethan Kyuntae Kim

Chief Technology Officer, Hashed

12:45 ~ 13:00
Ontology
Daniel Wen

Global BD Director, Ontology

13:00 ~ 13:15
Ethereum Enterprises
Bernd Lapp

Former Advisory Board Member, Ethereum Foundation

13:15 ~ 13:30
HDAC
John Sang-Ug Bae

Chief Operation Officer, Hdac Technology AG Headquarter

13:30 ~ 14:00
Panel Discussion - Public Blockchain Meets the Real World : the Real Life Applications of Blockchain Technology
Session 6 speakers
Session 7 : Blockchain Commercialization of Large Enterprises
14:00 ~ 14:15
Blockchain Meets Large Enterprises
Sanghwan Nathan Kim

Blockchain Leader / Strategy & Operations Director, Deloitte Consulting Korea

14:15 ~ 14:30
Application of Blockchain Technology for Multinational Corporations & Large Enterprises
James JungHweon Jeon

Asia Blockchain Leader, DXC Technology-EduHash

14:30 ~ 14:45
The Vision of Samsung SDS
Wooyong Shin

Vice President / Blockchain Business Team Leader, SAMSUNG SDS

14:45 ~ 15:00
The Vision of LG CNS
Pilyong Ahn

Business Development Professional Leader, LG CNS

15:00 ~ 15:15
The Vision of SK Telecom
Yong Min Kwon

Blockchain Biz Development Unit Trust Designer, SK Telecom

15:15 ~ 15:45
Panel Discussion - How to Create Added Value Using Blockchain Technology?
Session 7 speakers
15:45 ~ 16:10
Coffee Break
Session 8 : Grafting Blockchain Economy onto the Real Economy
16:10 ~ 16:25
Asobimo
Katsunori Kondo

CEO, ASOBIMO

16:25 ~ 16:40
TTC
Brian Cheong

CEO, TTC

16:40 ~ 16:55
Passport
Phil Yuen

CEO, Passport

16:55 ~ 17:10
Airbloc
Sungpil Nam

CEO, Airbloc

17:10 ~ 17:25
Digital Content Open Market Platform
James Kim

CMO, SPERO Partners Corp.

17:25 ~ 17:40
COIC
Jin-Soo Choi

MANAGER, COIC

17:40 ~ 22:00
After Party for Networking

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Blockchain and Crypto forum in Seoul, Korea

The 2018 Korea Blockchain Expo is a two-day conference and exhibition, connecting over 3,000 business leaders, blockchain tech experts, and investors from around the world.

Korea has ascended as one of the most interesting scenes for cryptocurrency during the first half of 2018. It has become a home to budding bitcoin-related start-ups and blockchain tech companies. Based on its contents and lecturers, the 2018 Korea Blockchain Expo will present unprecedented opportunities for people in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.

Some of blockchain and cryptocurrency conferences in Korea made huge hits in terms of the number of attendees and the networking opportunities presented. The 2018 Korea Blockchain Expo promises to be a momentous and insightful event for decision makers throughout all the industries.

The Korea Economic Daily and Deloitte, the main organizers of the Expo, have been committed to the growth of the domestic and global blockchain/cryptocurrency ecosystem through strengths in media and advisory. Their endeavors have already caught the attention of many business leaders and investors, and make us confident that the 2018 Korea Blockchain Expo will play an essential role in shaping the technology’s future.

Please come and join us on October 23rd-24th for the 2018 Korea Blockchain Expo. The blockchain technology will change the world, and we will be leading that change.

Kwang-Cheol Go,
The Chief Executive Officer
of Hankyung.com

Expo Venue

Located 15 minutes from downtown Seoul.
Enjoy easy access to the city center, Itaewon and Hongik University subway station with our Complimentary shuttle service.

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Grand Hilton Seoul

353 Yeonhui-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea

Phone: +82 2 3216 5656

https://hilton.co.kr/hotel/seoul/grand-hilton-seoul

Our modern convention center, which can hold up to 2,500 guests, is ideal for any event.
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