Home

Bitcoin Conference Kiev is a unique conference on cryptocurrency designed to answer such questions as: what Bitcoin is, why it is needed and why Ukraine stands a good chance of becoming ideological center of the global Bitcoin community.

Registration
Saint Petersburg Moscow Kiev Prague
About

Ukrainian fintech market can boast the development of blockchain technologies. A group of specialists has been formed in Kiev, and thanks to their efforts the country is among top-3 regulators of blockchain trends. Here you can find everything what is needed for gathering major players of blockchain community of CIS countries and Europe.

That’s what we are doing: on 23 September 2016 Smile-Expo will organize 3rd Annual Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kiev and unite everyone who is interested in blockchain and cryptocurrency at the third annual platform for likeminded people.

Will be present: founders of crypto platforms and blockchain-based services, representatives of Ukrainian national and foreign banks, entrepreneurs (developers, financiers, and lawyers), investors, authors of smart devices and application solutions.

Choose the needed level – for experts, beginners and developers – and get an array of useful information just in one day.

Expert. We will discuss cases, operation of blockchain-based services, internet security, investment activities, prospects of mining, smart contracts, stock exchange instruments, as well as latest news. Separate reports will be devoted to initiatives at the domestic level:  creation of blockchain-based management tools and position of national regulators of different countries.

Developer. We will have a look at blockchain services in action. We will learn how smart devices work and how code is written for them. For any technical question or practice – come here.

Rookie. For those who are always hearing about bitcoin, blockchain and smart contracts, but do not fully understand what it is. Specialists will explain the main notions step by step, and will mention what projects can be built on the basis of blockchain. Just in one day you will get all needed information about cryptocurrencies and blockchain, from different perspectives.

 

We welcome experts, as well as anyone who wants to know more about blockchain and bitcoin! 

  • Ukraine is leader in the number of Bitcoin-entrepreneurs.
  • Ukraine is among the top ten countries in the world by the number of Bitcoin nodes in global Bitcoin network.
  • Ukrainians earn about 15 percent of all funds for mining, providing their computing power for Bitcoin.
  • Ukraine is among the world's top five countries for the quality of training and quantity of IT experts.
Conference program
Hall Rookie
10:30
Bitcoin. Simply about difficult
Max Krupyshev

Founder of Satoshi Square Ukraine and Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine

11:30
Wallets.Safety when using Bitcoin. What your parents didn't tell you.
Oleg Kudrenko

Independent Bitcoin developer working on the Western market. An expert in e-commerce - 6 years of experience. More than 10 years of experience in programming. He has been working with Bitcoin since 2014. Currently he is engaged in development of Bitcoin projects.

12:30
Coffee-break
Coffee-break
13:15
Mining. How doest it appear, investment opportunity.
Jakov Dolic
14:15
Cryptotrading - fear and loathing of Wall Street
Kir Kelevra
15:15
Coffee-break
Coffee-break
15:30
Password-free autoriztation via blockchain
Aleksandr Momot
15:50
Blockchain technologies and Bitcoin 2.0
Bohdan Skriabin

Bohdan is a cryptographer and software engineer. He is interested in new technologies and decentralized protocols. During his studies at the Technical University in Kharkiv he took an internship in cryptocurrency industry. Although his background is in information security, he became involved in blockchain based technologies in 2014. Fascinated by architecture of the distributed computing, he was interested in the developing such new features and protocols.

16:30
Q&A Panel
Hall Pro
Session 1. Finance
10:00
Opening remarks - CryptoRus
Michael Chobanian

Graduate of Bsc Economics and EMBA programs in London, New York and Hong Kong. Is a founder of the first bitcoin agency in Ukraine. First to sell bitcoins for local currency, over the counter, in the Eastern Europe. Managed first 3G operator in Ukraine  from 2005 till 2009. Open source and android enthusiast. True believer in bitcoin idea. One of the founders of the Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine (BFU).

 

11:00
State of the Industry
Marina Guryeva
11:30
Challenges for National Banks
Sergey Bondarenko
11:50
The Age of National Crypto
Sergii Vasylchuk
12:10
Blockchain in Capital Markets
Andrey Dubetsky

Bitcoin enthusiast, co-founder of Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine, founder of Bitcoin startup COINHAND, representative of the Warsaw Stock Exchange in Ukraine. 
Intends to join forces to lobby for the interests of bitcoin in Ukraine.

12:30
Coffee-break
Coffee-break
Session 2. Fintech
13:15
Evolution of Cryptoexchanges
Benjamin Bommhardt

After studying Business Informatics in Munich and Int. Business & Enterprise in the UK, Benjamin entered normal working life. Privately, he became increasingly involved in trading cryptocurrencies and saw the potential in this technology and the possible chances attached to it. Therefore it was a logical step to switch his professional focus to be part of this change. He co-founded Draglet, a corporate in Munich that develops, tests and operates a cryptocurrency exchange software as a whitelabel solution for customers all around the world. He inherently wants to be a part of this movement that has the potential to revolutionize our current economic landscape. Now, Benjamin is an active attendant of cryptocurrency conferences, member of the German Chapter of the Bitcoin Foundation and holds lectures about Bitcoin at the Munich University of Applied Sciences.

13:35
Bitcoin trading and regulation in Switzerland
Fabian Hediger
13:55
Hyperledger: main components and usability in business
Karolina Marzantowicz
14:15
The role of mining in cryptocurrencies
Edgar Bers

Partner Relations Manager, HashCoins OÜ

Practical blockchain technology implementation

14:35
Crypto shares and next stages of financial markets evolution
Andrey Zamovskiy
14:55
Cryptocurrency as investment tool for real projects
Yevgeniy Nevmerzhytskyy
15:15
Coffee-break
Coffee-break
Session 3. Govtech
15:45
GEO: the economics of interchange
Maxim Demyanyuk
16:05
eAuction 3.0
Lasha Antadze
16:25
E-VOX: open e-Democracy platform
Oleksii Konashevych
16:35
E-VOX: open e-Democracy platform
Mykhailo Tiutin
16:45
Smart contracts
Artem Tolkachev

Specialty: 

Analysis of the legal risks of Internet projects, legal support of Internet projects, intellectual property protection, the resolution of legal disputes about human rights on the Internet. 

 

17:00
Merging Blockchain and Real Financial World
Dmitry Zarakhovych
Hall Developer
10:00
Mining in the garage: compilation and adjustment of mining-station
Aleksandr Momot
10:45
Master-class: Developing of Ethereum based smart-contract
Oleksii Matiiasevych
11:30
How to bootstrap Golos Blockchain
Dima Starodubcev

Colored Coins is a colored bitcoin minting and exchange protocol that works on top of the Bitcoin blockchain infrastructure.
Colored coins allow you to store assets on the Bitcoin blockchain. There are many interesting applications to colored coin. You could have an IPO on the blockchain by issuing shares as a colored coins, and send them to your shareholders. The shares can then be traded almost instantaneously and for free through the Bitcoin blockchain. You could have smart properties represented by colored coins. You could store your house on the blockchain by issuing a single coin, then the ownership of the house can be transferred with a simple Bitcoin transaction.

11:30
How to bootstrap Golos Blockchain
Valery Litvin
12:00
Analysis of Proof of Stake algorithms
Johann Barbie
12:30
Coffee-break
Coffee-break
13:15
COIN BATTLE: NXT vs Ethereum VS Bitcoin VS Bitshares
Panel discussion
14:00
Master-class: Developing of server-less app using Ethereum
Evgeniy Shevchenko
14:30
Live Security Test
Panel discussion
15:15
Coffee-break
Coffee-break
15:45
Typical mistakes of cryptocurrency projects architecture and security
Panel discussion
Speakers
Become a speaker
Max Krupyshev
COO at Cubits
Max Krupyshev
COO at Cubits

Founder of Satoshi Square Ukraine and Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine

Oleg Kudrenko
Independent Bitcoin developer
Oleg Kudrenko
Independent Bitcoin developer

Independent Bitcoin developer working on the Western market. An expert in e-commerce - 6 years of experience. More than 10 years of experience in programming. He has been working with Bitcoin since 2014. Currently he is engaged in development of Bitcoin projects.

Jakov Dolic
Co-founder at Genesis Mining
Jakov Dolic
Co-founder at Genesis Mining
Kir Kelevra
CEO at Bitup.io
Kir Kelevra
CEO at Bitup.io
Aleksandr Momot
Remme.io
Aleksandr Momot
Remme.io
Bohdan Skriabin
Cryptocurrency reseacher at Distributed Lab
Bohdan Skriabin
Cryptocurrency reseacher at Distributed Lab

Bohdan is a cryptographer and software engineer. He is interested in new technologies and decentralized protocols. During his studies at the Technical University in Kharkiv he took an internship in cryptocurrency industry. Although his background is in information security, he became involved in blockchain based technologies in 2014. Fascinated by architecture of the distributed computing, he was interested in the developing such new features and protocols.

Michael Chobanian
Founder of Kuna bitcoin agency
Michael Chobanian
Founder of Kuna bitcoin agency

Graduate of Bsc Economics and EMBA programs in London, New York and Hong Kong. Is a founder of the first bitcoin agency in Ukraine. First to sell bitcoins for local currency, over the counter, in the Eastern Europe. Managed first 3G operator in Ukraine  from 2005 till 2009. Open source and android enthusiast. True believer in bitcoin idea. One of the founders of the Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine (BFU).

 

Marina Guryeva
Head of the Department of innovative activity at NRU HSE
Marina Guryeva
Head of the Department of innovative activity at NRU HSE
Sergey Bondarenko
Head Technology & Integration Consulting, CISA at Deloitte
Sergey Bondarenko
Head Technology & Integration Consulting, CISA at Deloitte
Sergii Vasylchuk
Director at Attic Lab
Sergii Vasylchuk
Director at Attic Lab
Andrey Dubetsky
Bitcoin enthusiast, co-founder of Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine
Andrey Dubetsky
Bitcoin enthusiast, co-founder of Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine

Bitcoin enthusiast, co-founder of Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine, founder of Bitcoin startup COINHAND, representative of the Warsaw Stock Exchange in Ukraine. 
Intends to join forces to lobby for the interests of bitcoin in Ukraine.

Benjamin Bommhardt
Co-founder and Sales Director at draglet.com
Benjamin Bommhardt
Co-founder and Sales Director at draglet.com

After studying Business Informatics in Munich and Int. Business & Enterprise in the UK, Benjamin entered normal working life. Privately, he became increasingly involved in trading cryptocurrencies and saw the potential in this technology and the possible chances attached to it. Therefore it was a logical step to switch his professional focus to be part of this change. He co-founded Draglet, a corporate in Munich that develops, tests and operates a cryptocurrency exchange software as a whitelabel solution for customers all around the world. He inherently wants to be a part of this movement that has the potential to revolutionize our current economic landscape. Now, Benjamin is an active attendant of cryptocurrency conferences, member of the German Chapter of the Bitcoin Foundation and holds lectures about Bitcoin at the Munich University of Applied Sciences.

Fabian Hediger
Founder at Bitcoin Suisse AG
Fabian Hediger
Founder at Bitcoin Suisse AG
Karolina Marzantowicz
IBM Distinguished Engineer, Member IBM Academy of Technology
Karolina Marzantowicz
IBM Distinguished Engineer, Member IBM Academy of Technology
Edgar Bers
Partner Relations Manager, HashCoins OÜ
Edgar Bers
Partner Relations Manager, HashCoins OÜ

Partner Relations Manager, HashCoins OÜ

Practical blockchain technology implementation

Andrey Zamovskiy
Founder at Ambisafe
Andrey Zamovskiy
Founder at Ambisafe
Yevgeniy Nevmerzhytskyy
Managing partner, Company "Financial Studio", Ph.D
Yevgeniy Nevmerzhytskyy
Managing partner, Company "Financial Studio", Ph.D
Maxim Demyanyuk
Founder at GEO
Maxim Demyanyuk
Founder at GEO
Lasha Antadze
Innovations and Development Foundation
Lasha Antadze
Innovations and Development Foundation
Oleksii Konashevych
Author and project coordinator at E-VOX
Oleksii Konashevych
Author and project coordinator at E-VOX
Mykhailo Tiutin
Managing Director at Vareger
Mykhailo Tiutin
Managing Director at Vareger
Artem Tolkachev
Director at Deloitte CIS
Artem Tolkachev
Director at Deloitte CIS

Specialty: 

Analysis of the legal risks of Internet projects, legal support of Internet projects, intellectual property protection, the resolution of legal disputes about human rights on the Internet. 

 

Dmitry Zarakhovych
Managing partner at UAPAY & Softinvest
Dmitry Zarakhovych
Managing partner at UAPAY & Softinvest
Aleksandr Momot
Business Development Manager at Hotmine
Aleksandr Momot
Business Development Manager at Hotmine
Oleksii Matiiasevych
Engineering Project Manager at Ambisafe
Oleksii Matiiasevych
Engineering Project Manager at Ambisafe
Dima Starodubcev
Founder at cyber•Fund, Blockchain evangelist
Dima Starodubcev
Founder at cyber•Fund, Blockchain evangelist

Colored Coins is a colored bitcoin minting and exchange protocol that works on top of the Bitcoin blockchain infrastructure.
Colored coins allow you to store assets on the Bitcoin blockchain. There are many interesting applications to colored coin. You could have an IPO on the blockchain by issuing shares as a colored coins, and send them to your shareholders. The shares can then be traded almost instantaneously and for free through the Bitcoin blockchain. You could have smart properties represented by colored coins. You could store your house on the blockchain by issuing a single coin, then the ownership of the house can be transferred with a simple Bitcoin transaction.

Valery Litvin
Lead Developer at Cyber·Fund
Valery Litvin
Lead Developer at Cyber·Fund
Johann Barbie
Technologist at Ocolin
Johann Barbie
Technologist at Ocolin
Evgeniy Shevchenko
Java Senior Developer at ether.camp
Evgeniy Shevchenko
Java Senior Developer at ether.camp
Place
September 23, 2016,
Congress Hall Cosmopolite, 6 V. Hetmana Street
Kiev, Ukraine