Blockchain: new Russian oil

Blockchain: new Russian oil
Thanks to the initiative of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency, the first time in IT-capital of Republic of the Tatarstan, the all-Russian Conference "Blockchain: New Russian oil" will be held. The event will bring top-managers and leaders of high-tech companies, representatives of government and developers, who will discuss actual challenges blockchain technologies bring to the world, alternative options of developing business scenarios in this direction, denote main trends and blockchain's perspectives, as well as the possibility of structural changes in the legislation, caused by new technology

Republic of Tatarstan keeps the status of economically developed subject of Russian Federation for many years, leading in business hospitality, in National rating on the investment climate, as well as in innovate development.  Today IT-technology is among the priority directions of Tatarstan development in frameworks Strategy 2030.   The region uses all modern information services to remain competitive in the future.  Blockchain-conference will serve as an impetus for economy acceleration as a whole, simplification of public services mechanisms, effective maintenance of resources, increase in speed and transparency of financial and economic systems.  

World is undergoing a serious transformation, deep changes affect almost all spheres of life. In many ways, the reorganization of whole industries is happening due to the blockchain - a new technology that affects the financial and economic system on a global scale.  At the moment, on behalf of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, projects for the use of blockchain technology are implemented in the state administration.  The potential of the blockchain is planned to be used in the republican system of interdepartmental document circulation, financial sector, healthcare, land registry of registrar office, registration of diplomas and voting system.

The key figure of the event is the world-famous Vitalik Buterin - The Man of the Year 2016 by the magazine Fortune, co-founder of the project Ethereum, whose idea in 2014 was awarded the World Technology Award, bypassing Mark Zuckerberg and other contenders. He will talk about the main realities of the development of the blockchain and also in the format of an open conversation will answer the questions of the conference participants. The Minister of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation Nikolai Nikiforov, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board of Ethereum Vladislav Martynov will also be present in the expert community of the upcoming event.  The Hakaton which is a competition of startup projects based on blockchain technology will be held on the fields of the conference in several stages.  The best project will be selected by Vitalik Buterin personally, and its developers will receive a cash prize of $ 5,000.

How does the blockchain intergaret in the world practice nowadays? How have blockchain's technologies been used by large companies already? How blockchain implementation helps to cut costs and prime costs of doing business, processing of financial transactions and registration of the documents? How will the business model change for the companies in different industries? How will financial institutions transform in the new reality?

Within the framework of the All-Russian Conference "Blockchain: New Oil of Russia", participants will try to find answers to these and many other questions.

"Society is standing on the threshold of a new economic reality. The main question for the nearest future is whether financial institutions are ready to become technological companies and what are the pitfalls associated with blockchain technology. We are waiting for everyone who is interested in their future and is ready to change the reality", invites Talia Minullina, the Head of the Investment Development Agency of the Republic of Tatarstan,  The event will be held at the Technopark named after A.S.Popov in SEZ "Innopolis" on August 28-30, 2017.
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