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Sponsored: Deconomy Forum Is Back and Even Better Than the Last. Here Is What to Expect From Seoul This April

Developer and author of “Mastering Bitcoin,” Andreas Antonopoulos; founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin; economist and main antagonist of blockchains (a.k.a. “Dr. Doom”), Nouriel Roubini; creator of Pretty Good Privacy, the most widely used email encryption software in the world, Philip Zimmermann; founder of ConsenSys, Joseph Lubin; CTO of the world’s largest blockchain consortium R3, Richard Gendal Brown; CEO of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, Changpeng Zhao; and more will be present.

Blockchain-focused digital media company Blockinpress introduced Deconomy (Distributed Economy) 2019 after a year since the inaugural 2018 event that gathered global industry leaders and over 2,200 attendees. This time it’s bigger and better with more speakers from various industries and fields at the top of their expertise.

Experts from a wide variety of industries are scheduled to fly in to Korea as speakers, including the head of the IMF's Resident Representative Office in Singapore, Jochen M. Schmittmann; research advisor in funds management and the banking department of Bank of Canada, Francisco Rivadeneyra; associate professor and co-director of initiative for cryptocurrencies and smart contracts at Cornell University, Emin Gün Sirer; and Gina C. Pieters of the University of Chicago’s Department of Economics.

From April 4 to 5, 2019, the forum will discuss the financial applications of blockchains and blockchain technology. The speakers and panels will discuss blockchain applications that are disrupting and leading changes in legacy industries and the present and future of cryptocurrency. The forum will also take a deep dive into the synergy opportunities through cooperative efforts across nations and the impact that distributed technology will have on the economic system.

Deconomy 2019 lowered ticket prices and allowed more people to attend, to be more accommodating to the general audiences who wish to attend and take part in speaker and panel discussions that share and direct the course of the industry for the future. Jangchung Arena can accommodate 4,000 people at a time, which is twice the size of last year’s venue.

You can now purchase the tickets to the event at the Deconomy website ( where a full pass grants access to exhibition booths, access to keynote speakers and panels, an exhibition pass grants access to the exhibition booths and a full-access VIP pass is also available. The full pass and VIP pass include lunch.

Deconomy organizer Jeff Paik stated, “The tickets were sold out last year and we had crowds of blockchain aficionados and enthusiasts at the booths trying to get in to listen to the speakers. We tried our best this year to accommodate more people to take part in deep discussions of the present and future of the blockchain by increasing the venue and lowering prices.”

Deconomy 2018 was held last April on the topic of cryptocurrency and blockchains and the future of the distributed economy”with over 2,200 attendees and over 100 international media companies. The forum held six sessions over the course of two days and had over 80 speakers, including the father of cypherpunk and cryptography David Chaum, Bitcoin developer Craig Wright and CEO of Roger Ver.

Deconomy Organizer: Jeff Paik 010- 3207-3005

BIP Director: Zoy Kang 010-4343-2312


Blockinpress is a digital media company that specializes in blockchain, founded in January 2018. Our aim is to provide accurate information to our readers to guide and contribute to the enhancement of the blockchain ecosystem based on ethics and integrity. We are joined by blockchain experts, developers, financial experts and media experts and have the highest traffic and readers among all Korean blockchain media companies. We have successfully held the first Distributed Economy Forum in April of 2018 with over 2,200 attendees and 10,000 visitors at the booths, becoming the largest blockchain forum in Asia.

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