Hyderabad to host blockchain conference in August

International Blockchain Congress (IBC)
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Hyderabad: Nucleus Vision, an Indian blockchain company, has on Monday announced that the first edition of the International Blockchain Congress (IBC) will be held in Hyderabad on August 3 and 4.

The two-day conference will be one of the world’s largest industry-regulator blockchain conference and is being co-hosted by Niti Aayog and the State governments of Telangana and Goa.

The event is set to see up to 2,000 blockchain enthusiasts, 100+ industry leaders and government delegates. It is aimed at bringing thought-provoking conversations on blockchain for enterprises, next-generation financial services, developing blockchain applications and blockchain technologies for government and regulations.

Elaborating on the event, Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao said, “The state of Telangana has always been a flag bearer of technology in the country and had been at the forefront of adopting disruptive technological advancements. Continuing this tradition, we have been deeply involved in blockchain development and are fostering a powerful ecosystem. We are proud to co-host this momentous event in Hyderabad and look forward to interacting with global innovators to create a powerful blockchain ecosystem.”

IBC 2018 will feature the world’s leading blockchain thought leaders, policy makers, industrialists, VCs, and blockchain technologists on a single platform. It will highlight the latest and upcoming trends in the blockchain industry, provide an opportunity to meet industry leaders, network with like-minded people and explore collaboration opportunities.