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Korea Blockchain Week 2024 Reveals Distinguished Headline Speakers, Solidifying its Position as the Leading Web3 Conference on a Global Scale

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Korea Blockchain Week 2024 Unveils High-Profile Headline Speakers and Conference Details

Korea Blockchain Week 2024 Announces Esteemed Headline Speakers, Claiming Its Crown as the World’s Pre-eminent Web3 Conference

SEOUL, South Korea, May 9, 2024 /CNW/ — Korea Blockchain Week 2024, Asia’s premier Web3 festival, has unveiled its first round of high-profile headline speakers for its upcoming event in Seoul. The seventh edition of Korea Blockchain Week (KBW) is scheduled to take place from September 1-7, 2024, with the flagship two-day “IMPACT” conference set for September 3-4 at the Walkerhill Hotels & Resorts in Seoul, South Korea.

The event is expected to be one of the most anticipated global Web3 gatherings of the year, following the success of its previous edition, which attracted over 30,000 attendees and 250 speakers. Organized by Web3 ecosystem builder FACTBLOCK and co-hosted by Asia’s leading Web3 VC fund, Hashed, this year’s KBW will focus on the convergence of Web2 and Web3 technologies, highlighting the role of Asia in driving growth, innovation, and adoption in the global Web3 ecosystem.

Seon-ik Jeon, CEO of FACTBLOCK and Founder of KBW, expressed excitement about the event, stating, “KBW sets the benchmark for the highest caliber of global Web3 industry festivals and conferences. The continued return of our headline speakers, along with the addition of new luminaries to our lineup, underscores the pivotal role KBW plays in capturing the convergence of Web3 innovations in the East and the West. As Korea and Asia emerge as leaders in Web3 adoption, this year’s KBW is poised to host impactful dialogues that reflect the optimism and excitement in today’s Web3 landscape.”

The IMPACT conference will bring together investors, builders, and founders in the Web3 space, covering key themes such as applications, infrastructure, tech stack, institutional interest, art, and culture. The impressive speaker lineup includes industry veterans such as Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin, Mike Belshe from BitGo, and Yat Siu from Animoca Brands, among others.

Simon Kim, CEO at Hashed, highlighted Korea’s growing influence in the global blockchain market, stating, “Korea has garnered significant global interest due to its pool of talented developers in applications and content, which are crucial for widespread adoption. Our goal for KBW2024 is to bring together distinguished speakers who can highlight the most captivating trends in the global blockchain market and shed light on the unique opportunities present in the Korean and Asian markets.”

The KBW2024 event will feature the IMPACT conference as well as other main events, with early bird passes available until June 11, 2024. For more information and updates on Korea Blockchain Week 2024, visit https://koreablockchainweek.com/.

About Korea Blockchain Week:
Founded by FACTBLOCK and co-hosted by Hashed, Korea Blockchain Week (KBW) is an annual global blockchain and Web3 festival held in Seoul, South Korea, since 2018. The event brings together top global blockchain and Web3 leaders to exchange industry insights and explore the latest trends in the space.

SOURCE FACTBLOCK

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