ASSOCHAM organizes National Summit on Bitcoin & Blockchain
As Bitcoin and it’s underlying technology “Blockchain” is gaining immense popularity around the globe,a revolution is being experienced in the field of finance,supply chain and banking sectors. Being fast,safe,unregulated and free from control of any authority, large number of people have started using it,instead of fiat currencies.
It may have various benefits, but still it accompanies various challenges that needs to be addressed. Tax treatment,security risks, money laundering are some of the threats of this virtual currency. This alerts the stakeholders including government,finance authorities,regulators,banking authorities,exchange platforms,SME’s and of course, the investors.
Looking up all of the benefits and challenges, Bitcoin posses, ASSOCHAM organizes a national summit on Bitcoin and Blockchain.
National Summit on Bitcoin & Blockchain: The State of Cryptocurrency- Opportunities and Challenges for Indian Economy
The event is being organized on 03rd March, 2017 at Hotel Hyatt Regency, New Delhi.
Honorable Speakers at the event
Shri P. P. Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State Law & Justice and Electronics & IT
Shri R. Gandhi, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
Shri Shaktikanta Das, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance
Shri Suresh Chandra, Law Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice
Dr. A. S. Ramasastri, Director, IDRBT – Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology
Shri Sandeep Jajodia, President, ASSOCHAM & Chairman & Managing Director, Monnet Group
Shri Balkrishan Goenka, Senior Vice President, ASSOCHAM & Group Chairman, Welspun India Ltd
Shri Kiran Grandhi, Vice President, ASSOCHAM & Business Chairman, GMR Infrastructure Limited
Mr. Nitin Narkhede, Vice President & Head – Service Innovation & Blockchain Lab, Mphasis
Mr. Praveen Kumar Gupta, Managing Director (Compliance & Risk), State Bank of India
Mr. Amit Bhardwaj, Founder, GBMiners
Mr. Nikunj Jain, Co-Founder, Darwin Labs
Mr. Sahil Baghla, Co-Founder, Darwin Labs
Mr. Kumar Gaurav, Chairman, Auxesis Group
Mr. Yap Far Loon, Director – Telecommunication, Spire Research and Consulting, Malaysia
Ms. Vivina Vishwanathan, Editor – Mint Money Digital, HT Media
Dr. Bimal Roy, R C Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security, Indian Statistical Institute
Mr. Saurabh Agrawal, CEO & Cofounder, Zebpay
Mr. Sandeep Goenka, COO & Cofounder, Zebpay
Mr. Hitesh Malviya, Founder, GetXS
Representative from KPMG in India
Representative from E&Y
Representative from PwC
Representative from MasterCards
Representative from Krypc Technologies Private Limited
Representative from BTCXIndia Representative from Unocoin and several other prominent speakers from the Industry
Topics to be Discussed
-Impact of Blockchain Technology on Banks, Insurance & Financial Institutions
– Legal perspectives and regulation from Bitcoin to Blockchain
– Applications of Bitcoin & Blockchain and Criminal Activity (Black markets, Malware, Money laundering, Ponzi scheme, Theft)
– Security & Data in the blockchain (Unauthorized spending, Double spending, Race attack, History modification, Deanonymisation of Clients.
-MDs / CEOs / VPs / GMs
– Bitcoin Exchanges
– Telecom, IT & e-Commerce Sector
– Head Security & Legal Heads
– Bank Sector
– Finance Controllers & Directors
– Merchant Bankers & Investment Bankers
– Head Compliance
– Fund Managers
– Venture Capitalist –
Capital Market Experts & Chief Vigilance Officer
– Chief Technology Officer & Chief Information Officer
– Chief Finance Officers
– Fraud Risk Managers
– Head – IT & Security
– Audit Firms & Stock Exchange
So weather you are interested in Bitcoins, or a Blockchain Enthusiasts, or want to know more about crypto currencies, it is recommended to attend this event and know everything about cryptoworld.
To attend the event, you need to register prior attending the event. Registration can be done online on ASSOCHAM’s website.