This year’s edition was inspiring with panels on a variety of topics such as:
- “Future Forward Partnerships: The Public and Private Benefits of Blockchain Innovation for All”
featuring Richmond Hill Mayor Joe DiPaola, Innisfil Mayor Lynn Dollin, Coinberry CEO and Co-Founder Andrei Poliakov, and moderated by Chamber of Digital Commerce Tanya Woods.
- “State of the Blockchain Community: The Present and Insights into the Future Presented by Bitcoin Bay”
with Bitcoin Bay‘s Co-Founders Leonard Fiadzinu, Jerry Qian, Edward Buchi, Allwyn D’Souza, Antoine De Vuyst
and moderated by Bitcoin Bay’s Business Developer Gaurav Sharma.
- “The Future of AI & Blockchain”
with Toda.Network CEO Toufi Saliba, DAIA Foundation’s Director of Development Chantel Costa, SingularityNET CEO Ben Goertzel and moderated by Global Blockchain Consultants Founder Amy Ter Haar.
- “Blockchain Social Impact & Governance for Good”
with Social Network Founder Sukhveer Sanghera, Decred Research and Outreach’s Zubair Zia, Untraceable CEO & Founder Tracey Leparulo, Singularity University Faculty Member Anne Connelly and moderated by Muckr AI CEO and Co- Founder Susan Oh.
- “The Future of Blockchain Technology”
with Blockchain Research Institute Co-Founder Alex Tapscott, Celsius Network CEO & Co-Founder Alex Mashinsky, Transform Group and BitAngels Founder Michael Terpin, Veritoken Global CEO Anne Ahola Ward and moderated by Toronto Sun Editor in Chief Adrienne Batra.
There were several interesting keynotes, presentations and fireside chats as well including:
Digital Asset Regulation in Canada presented by Coinsquare CEO Cole Diamond
Battle of the Titans: Stat€$ vs Corporations≋ vs the People ₿ presented by Token Communities PLC CEO Alex Lightman
Presentations from Bitcoin Pioneer, Nick Spanos and Ethereum inventor, Vitalik Buterin
Fireside Chat with Ethereum Co-Founder Anthony Di Iorio,
Fireside Chat with Pluton Mining CEO and Founder Ramak Sedigh, Monarch Wallet President & Builder Robert ‘Crypto’ Beadles and Full Stack Capital CEO Scott Howard discussing A Look into the Next 25 Years of Bitcoin Mining: Clean, Sustainable & Scalable Fireside Chat with Transform Group and BitAngels Founder Michael Terpin and Anthem Gold & Herc CEO and Co-Founder Anthem Blanchard
Closing Keynote: The Future of Governance Presented by Crypto Pioneer, Philanthropist and Community Leader Brock Pierce
Blockchain Bootcamp had lots of sessions for attendees such as Introduction to Blockchain, presented by Blockchain Research Institute’s Director of Business Development Wayne Chen.
Blockchain & its Many Uses in Real-World Enterprises presented by AnthemGold & HERC’s CTO Logan Ryan Golema.
Cryptocurrency Security for Beginners presented by Bitcoin Center NYC & Zap.org Co-founder Steven Geros.
networking opportunities with the speakers and attendees were available at the Opening Party at Roxy on King, the Official Futurist Networking Event and the Official Cabana Closing Party sponsored by Pluton Mining.
The conference gave guests the opportunity to earn $100 in cryptocurrency which could be used to purchase food from Bunz food trucks (that only accepted their digital currency BTZ )
The exhibitor booths showcased many new products such as Biki.com (global digital currency trading service provider), flashfood (big savings on grocery items that are near their best before date), Reitium (real estate investment token), LinkCoin (OTC trading platform) and Blockchain Guru (training and consulting).