(PRESS RELEASE – Bangkok, Thailand, January 4, 2024)
Phuket set to host groundbreaking, invitation-only event Blockchain in Government Conference (B2GC) from January 17 to 19, 2024. This government-led initiative, co-organized by Thailand’s key government agencies in developing its digital economy and society (DEPA, ETDA and DGA) alongside Finstable Group, one of the leading blockchain companies, will come together at the brand new and iconic Blockchain Technology Center (BTC). The conference will highlight the role of blockchain in improving government services and how it can benefit citizens, featuring esteemed speakers both locally and internationally.
Industry experts will meet with high-ranking officials and academics behind closed doors in the presence of personalities such as the Minister of Digital Economy and Society, the Governor of Phuket Province, to learn and discuss the he future of mass adoption and workforce training programs of blockchain technology. in Thailand.
A convergence of global and local blockchain expertise
B2GC will take place over three days. The first day will cover the framework delving into the fundamentals and applications of blockchain, followed by a forum on the second day on topics selected by government officials and the organizing committee. The final day will engage top protocols in vital discussions and a ministerial speech on the global development of blockchain technology and how it can be used as a growth engine for Thailand.
The event boasts a lineup of distinguished speakers, including global blockchain luminaries such as:
– Dr. Xiao Feng (CEO) of Hashkey Group
– Dr. Xinxi Wang (co-founder) of the Litecoin Foundation
– Zack Gall (co-founder and CCO) of EOS Network
– Alex Blagirev (Strategic Initiatives Manager) of SingularityNET
– David Uhryniak (Director of Ecosystem Development) of TRON Dao
– Sebastian R. Cabrera (VP of Product, National ID) of Polygon Labs
and prominent local figures such as:
– Chatchaval Jiaravanon (president) of Velo Labs
– Passakorn Pannok and Samret Wajanasathian (CEO and CTO) of Bitkub Blockchain Technology
– Kanyarat Saenngsawang (country manager) of Sandbox
– Sathapon Patanakuha (founder) of SmartContract Blockchain Studio
– Navapon Nalita (founder) of Crypto City Connext, among others.
Exclusive and Elite: by invitation only
B2GC will host the Minister of Digital Economy and Society, prominent government officials, academics from leading universities and executives from Web3. Esteemed representatives from the private sector, including leading tycoons like Mr. Wichai Thongtang, and executives from listed companies such as CP Group or IFCG will also be present.
It is a unique platform for dialogue and collaboration, fostering connections between Thai projects and global blockchain protocols, but also between the private and public sectors around the advancement of Thailand’s national infrastructure .
The event promises wide media coverage, with international and local media outlets such as Bloomberg, Thaiger, CoinTelegraph, U.Today, Cryptomind Group’s Bitcoin Addict Thailand, and many others providing comprehensive reports to the mainstream and Web3 audiences .
Prestigious entities such as Litecoin Foundation, Hashkey Group and Wanxiang Blockchain, TRON, EOS, SingularityNET, Polygon Labs and BNB Chain highlight B2GC’s role as a catalyst for Thailand’s technological innovation and mass blockchain adoption in the whole world.
Setting the tone for Phuket as a technology and innovation hub
Hosting B2GC at the Blockchain Technology Center (BTC) in Phuket is a statement of the island city’s emerging status as a technology and innovation hub and its commitment to blockchain technology. This will be demonstrated at BTC at the event with showcases such as purchasing food and drinks via a blockchain payment system, as well as other cutting-edge solutions such as earning income (EVolve by Zeego) aiming to revolutionize transport with electric vehicles (EV). ), or virtual reality simulations to train public functions.
Transforming Thailand’s digital landscape
Beyond the Thai digital wallet, B2GC aims to highlight the expanded role of blockchain in public governance, streamlining services and improving the quality of life of citizens.
Sharing the same spirit of innovation, the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), the Digital Administration Development Agency (DGA) and the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) are partnering with Finstable, a private company with a proven track record of connecting global leaders and technological advancements in the blockchain space for Thailand. Their expertise in digital infrastructure, standard setting and electronic transactions plays a central role in the implementation of blockchain in Thailand.
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Media Contacts and Inquiries
Users interested in getting involved as a sponsor, partner, media representative or guest can do so by sending a request, contacting the B2GC team or joining the waiting list via the official website.
For more information and to view a selection of photos and posters from the event, please visit the B2GC website and Finstable social pages.
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