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Top Cryptocurrency Conferences You Should Look Out for in April 2019

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Apr 1, 2019
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The month on April brings many cryptocurrency conferences for those interested in learning more about the world of digital assets and its underlying technology, blockchain.

In today’s article, we have compiles a list of the top conferences which focus on various aspects of cryptocurrencies that are scheduled to take place in April 2019.

CoinFest UK 2019

Event date: 04- 06 April 2019

Event location:  Manchester, UK

800 crypto enthusiasts are expected to gather at Manchester’s main conference center. Coinfest will showcase the newest developments from the crypto space, which will be presented by some of the most important figures from this technological sector.

The event will be welcoming the following key speakers:

  • Bertie Stephens, CEO of Flubit
  • Colin McCrae, Co-founder & CEO of EdgeFund
  • Matthew Rodbourne, Co-founder and Business Growth Manager at EthBits

Penn Blockchain Conference

Event date: 06 April 2019

Event location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The conference’s main focus will be on the requirements necessary for creating and scaling blockchain to its maximum capacity. The event will connect researchers and students from various sectors with industry experts.

Like most cryptocurrency conferences, the event will be taking an in-depth look at how decentralization can be applied in various industries and blockchain’s impact on society, financial services, economic growth, entrepreneurship, healthcare, and other sectors.

The cryptocurrency conference will have the following speakers:

  • Leeor Shimron, CEO of NovaBlock Capital
  • Kathleen Breitman, Cofounder of Tezos
  • Ari Paul, CIO at BlockTower Capital

Teamz Blockchain Summit

Event date: 06-07 April 2019

Event location: Tokyo, Japan

Teamz Blockchain Summit is expected to gather 5,000 top experts, investors and researchers from the blockchain as well as crypto enthusiasts from all over the world. The event will feature the most exciting projects and the most influential media outlets from the space. The conference is a great networking opportunity for those looking to create long lasting business relationships.

At the event there will be speaking:

  • Anthony Pompliano, Founder and Partner of Morgan Creek Digital
  • Larry Sanger, Co-founder of Wikipedia & CIO of Everipedia
  • Franklyn Richards, CEO of Litecoin Haus

Security Token Summit

Event date: 08 April 2019

Event location: Los Angeles, California, USA

The Security Token Summit is an event which will be focused on various aspects of security tokens and digital securities. At the summit, there will be discussed topics such as custody, compliance, regulation, real estate, investing, standards, tokenization, and issuance.

Below are a few of the 40 speakers that are expected to host the event:

  • Amy Wan, Founder & CEO at Sagewise
  • Carlos Domingo, Co-Founder & CEO at Securitize
  • Joshua Rivera, General Counsel and CCO at Blockchain Capital

LendIt USA 2019

Event date: 08-09 April 2019

Event Location: San Francisco, California, USA

LendIt Fintech hosts cryptocurrency conferences three times a year on different continents: Europe, US, and China. Important global fintech, blockchain, digital banking, and finance companies will be present at this event. The conference serves as a learning and networking opportunity for people from the financial services industry.

5,000 attendees are expected, as well as these speakers:

  • Kathryn Petralia, President & Co-Founder Kabbage;
  • Steven Streit, CEO of Green Dot Bank
  • Jeremy K. Balkin, Head of Innovation at HSBC Bank USA

Crypto Investor Summit (CIS)

Event date: 09-10 April 2019

Event location: Los Angeles, California, USA

CIS is a conference and summit that concentrates on how blockchain and its technologies can be used to make sustainable investments. This informative event will be hosted by some of the most important leaders and innovators from the industry. 6,000 delegates are expected to attend.

The key speakers at this event will be:

  • Charlie Lee, Managing Director at Litecoin Foundation
  • Chase Hero, Founder of The Nexus Group
  • Bart Stephens, Co-Founder of Blockchain Capital

Seamless Middle East 2019

Event date: 10- 11 April 2019

Event date: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Seamless Fintech is one of the biggest cryptocurrency conferences that will take place this year, as 10,000 attendees are expected. Investors from various eco-system will join together to discuss, debate and evaluate an array of high-end products and services.

The event will also be focusing on the industry’s challenges and potential such as increasing financial inclusion, digital banking, and incorporating emergent technologies such as blockchain, and A.I.

The speakers expected at the event are:

  • Jon Matonis, Exec Director of the Bitcoin Foundation
  • Peter England, CEO at RAKBANK
  • Craig Moore, CEO & Founder of Beehive

NEXT BLOCK Conference: The Future of Securities and Blockchain Technology

Event date: 12 April 2019

Event location: Sofia Center, Bulgaria

This year’s NEXT BLOCK Conference will be looking into the possible increase of security tokens, the obstacles that cryptocurrency adoption is facing and the how will blockchain technology impact this 2019.

The following speakers have been announced:

  • Eran Tirer, Founder & CEO of Ledgertech AG
  • Pavlo Tanasyuk, Founder of Spacebit & CEO of BlockVerify
  • Alex Nascimento, Faculty Marketing & Blockchain UCLA EXT & Co-Founder at UCLA Blockchain Lab

Paris Blockchain Week

Event date: 13-19 April 2019

Event location: Paris, France

Paris Blockchain Week will be the largest of cryptocurrency conferences to take place in Europe. There will be various activities such as meetups, keynotes, workshops, hackathons, throughout the city, and attracts that will focus on crypto and blockchain topics. The most pressing matters from the blockchain space will be debated, and delegates will be able to establish business connections.

The announced speakers are:

Crypto Games Conference

Event date: 25-26 April 2019

Event location: Belarus, Minsk

The Crypto Games Conference the biggest event of its kind from the gaming industry. The third iteration of this conference will be hosted again in Minsk, Belarus, where over 1000 attendees and hundreds of companies from all over the world are expected to come. Crypto games, iGaming, and gaming ecosystems are the most important subjects which will be debated:

The following speakers are expected:

  • Matthew Arnett, Co-Founder & CEO of PO8 and FORT NFT Protocol
  • Hartej Sawhney, Co-Founder at Hosho
  • Frederic Chesnais, CEO of Atari

FiNext Awards & Conference APAC 2019

Event date: 25-26 April 2019

Event date: Marina Square, Singapore

FiNext Awards & Conference will be gathering investors, tech developers, companies and institutions from the global FinTech sector. The event will also be honoring innovators and leaders for their efforts in this industry.

At the event there will be speaking:

  • Sreeram Iyer, COO, Institutional Banking at ANZ Bank
  • Varun Parmar, FinTech Strategy Director at EY
  • Yai Sukonthabhund, Partner at Crossbridge Capital Asia


With this, we conclude our article on the biggest cryptocurrency conferences that you should not miss in April 2019. Make sure to book your place in advance and not miss out on the opportunity to learn more about crypto!

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