On September 7, the capital of Sweden hosted Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm for the first time. The event brought together owners of businesses related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based solutions. It was attended by more than 350 participants and 19 speakers from 13 countries.
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The conference took place at the Elite Hotel Marina Tower, the nineteenth-century majestic building near the city center. The hotel is known not only for its wonderful architecture and interiors but also by a high-end service.Key Presentations
The event allowed to discuss the prospects and technical details of blockchain integration in businesses, legislative regulation of cryptocurrencies in Sweden and the world as well as the opportunities for investing in cryptocurrency crowdsales, mining, and cybersecurity.
The keynote speaker of the conference – Mathias Sundin, Sweden Member of Parliament – said that the blockchain would help to prevent global financial crises. He revealed his viewpoint of society changes to be caused by bitcoin: authorities would no longer belong to state institutions but would shift to citizens.
Frank Schuil, the CEO at Safello Stockholm cryptocurrency exchange, discussed the bitcoin opportunities and changes of society’s attitude to cryptocurrencies.
Sofie Blakstad, the founder of Hiveonline, presented her vision of cryptocurrency future: “Within nearest 5-10 years, digital currencies will revolutionize financial markets.” The speaker talked about the risks and advantages of digital currencies issued by central banks for developing countries.