Event Details

Crypto and Blockchain Convention 2018

Crypto and Blockchain Convention 2018

  • 09 April 2018
  • Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
  • Conference
Registration now open

About the event

                                                                                                                                                              Blockchain has been described as one the most disruptive technologies since the internet itself. Several Investment Banks in their quarterly reports are now mentioning the potential disruption Blockchain may have to their businesses.
The Wholesale Investor Crypto and Blockchain Convention will feature:
  • 1 day
  • 400+ attendees
  • 10+ guest speakers and panellists
  • 16 Private, Pre-sale and TGE Opportunities
Whilst there is definitely a lot of hype around crypto and blockchain, the truth is, its potential for fundamental impact across a range of sectors is not questioned anymore. Now the questions have shifted.
In the last 12 months, we have seen…
  • Some of the world’s biggest and well-known VCs making investments in blockchain and ICO
  • More than 150 Funds being established to invest specifically into Crypto
  • Leading investment banks highlighting the potential threat which blockchain has to their existing businesses
  • The Australian Stock Exchange announced its plans to adopt distributed ledger technology
  • Hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth created via crypto assets and ICOs
In one day, our panellists and guests speakers strive to answer all your questions about Crypto and Blockchain, including:
  • Regulation – What is on the horizon? How are other countries tackling the regulation around ICOs? What is the difference between Utility Tokens vs Security Tokens?
  • Application – What are the strongest cases driving blockchain development? How does it impact existing sectors such as Cybersecurity/fraud prevention, DRM, Digital Identity, Supply Chain Management, Insurance, Payments, Charity, Real estate, Voting, IOT and Loans
  • Challenges – What are the challenges the crypto world faces now and in the future? How can these be avoided or minimised?
  • Future – What does the next 5 to 10 years look like? What currencies and altcoins are likely to thrive? Who are the likely winners and losers? How will business be conducted?
  • Existing Businesses – How can existing companies benefit from new applications of blockchain and distributed ledger technology?
  • Lessons from Overseas – What are the leading trends in the US, Europe and Asia that Australian Investors can learn from?
  • Tokenisation vs Blockchain – What is the most powerful innovation for financial services going forward?
Register now to join 400+ high net worth and professional investors, to discover the impact and opportunities of crypto and blockchain.



Event Schedule

10:00 – 10:10: LivenSpeakers: William Wong, Nesh Sooriyan

11:50 – 12:00: London Football ExchangeLondon Football ExchangeSpeaker: Charles Pittar

13:10 – 13:20: OddUpOddupSpeaker: James Giancotti

15:15 – 15:25: Forever Has FallenForever Has FallenSpeaker: Kimon Lycos

15:35 – 15:45: Anti Hero CapitalAnti Hero CapitalSpeaker: James Nguyen

15:45 – 15:55: Soar.EarthSpeaker: Amir Farhand

16 April 2018

09:50 – 10:00: BlustBlustSpeaker: Rhett Sampson

10:00 – 10:10: Apollo CapitalApollo CapitalSpeaker: Tim Johnston

10:45 – 11:05: "The State of Cryptocurrency in the United States”Speaker: Bob Bonomo

11:05 – 11:15: SolaraSolara LimitedSpeaker: Leon Gerard Vandenberg

11:15 – 11:25: CharitexPrivate: CharitexSpeaker: Campbell Woskett

11:25 – 11:35: The Blockchain Terminal (BCT)Blockchain TerminalSpeaker: Bob Bonomo

12:30 – 13:15: "Crypto - Past, present and future"Speakers: Jamie Skella, Fred Schebesta, Simon Sorockyi, Rupert Hackett, Gendry Morales

13:35 – 13:45: PlayUp LimitedPlayUp LimitedSpeaker: Ryan Bowman

14:40 – 15:00: “ICOs - frameworks and best practice” - Nick Giurietto, CEO & Managing Director at Australian Digital Commerce AssociationSpeaker: Nick Giurietto

11 May 2018

12:00 – 12:10: “Trends in the Emerging Companies space”: Steve Torso, Managing Director, Wholesale InvestorSpeaker: Steve Torso

23 May 2018

09:40 – 09:50: NedscoinNedscoinSpeaker: Christian Bowman

29 May 2018

16:00 – 17:00: Coffee & Networking

30 July 2018

12:00 – 12:30: Panel Session "Advanced Technology Investing - The Investors Perspective"Speakers: James Spenceley, Geoffrey Handley , Alister Coleman, Vesta Vanderbecken

31 July 2018

09:00 – 10:00: Registration & Pre-Event Networking

15:00 – 15:20: Coffee & Networking

16:30 – 17:00: Final Networking

07 September 2018

12:40 – 13:20: Lunch & Networking

24 May 2019

13:50 – 14:00: ZukazZukazSpeaker: Liam Scammell

31 May 2019

13:30 – 13:50: “How to value crypto assets” - Henrik Andersson, CIO at Apollo CapitalApollo CapitalSpeaker: Henrik Andersson

Event Details



Monday 09 April 2018


09:00 – 17:00





Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, Level 2,11 Jamison Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia


Lunch will be provided



This is a free event for high net worth and professional investors

Companies Presenting at this Event

Zukaz Digital Media / Advertising Technology Zukaz facilitates the direct marketing and advertising between merchants and everyday users by avoiding the Facebook and Google platforms entirely. Zukaz empowers merchants with new…
Soar Transportation / Cryptocurrency / Logistics Technology / Blockchain The Soar platform is designed to offer the international community a decentralised marketplace for high quality drone, aerial and satellite imagery, that connects customers with content creators…

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