Representatives of world’s leading corporations to speak at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Astana

Representatives of world’s leading corporations to speak at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Astana

On October 17, event dedicated to cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and ICO – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Astana – will take place in Kazakhstan. Smile-Expo, the organizer of the conference, invited leading specialists of top companies to share up-to-date information first-hand.

The first five speakers have been already confirmed.



One of the conference speakers will be the head of Tax and Legal KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia Rustem Sadykov. KPMG is among top largest global corporations that provide financial and consultancy services. The company is one of the so-called Big Four biggest audit companies. It also advises customers on the blockchain technology. Members of corporation offer consultations on the conduct of ICOs and compliance with AML and KYC policies.


Representative of another Big Four company, senior consultant of Transaction Support Department of Deloitte Baurzhan Shalbayev will make a presentation at the event. The expert will speak about the use of blockchain in the banking sector and share advantages of integrating the technology in the financial industry. Deloitte provides services in the field of audit, taxation, and finances. Besides, the company offers counselling on innovative applications of blockchain for financial risk management.


Senior IT architect of IBM Mikhail Korotko will join the speakers to talk about the use of the blockchain technology in the financial sector. Apart from the well-known software and hardware projects, the company develops innovative blockchain solutions, including a framework to develop Hyperledger Fabric apps.


President of the Association of developers and users of Blockchain technologies BlockhainKZ Batyrbek Umarov will also make a report telling about blockchain evolution in Kazakhstan. BlockchainKZ aims to improve the economic level of the country using digital technologies. The association facilitates the promotion of blockchain in Kazakhstan and creation of favourable conditions for market development.


Opinion leader in the field of blockchain, investor, and founder of EXCAVO Eugene Loza will speak about cryptocurrency trading. The company provides assistance in the understanding of the cryptocurrency market and gives consultations on investment issues.

The event is organized by the international Smile-Expo company that hosts cryptocurrency conferences all around the world.

Use the opportunity to meet the leaders of the crypto field and learn more about the technology from seasoned experts! Currently, a special ticket price is available, and a student ID will allow you to buy a ticket at even lower price!


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