Blockchain Shift: Where Technology Meets Expertise Blockchain Shift: Where Technology Meets Expertise

October 10, 2018 13:40:52
  • Blockchain Shift will be held in Miami on October 11-12, 2018
  • Conference will feature keynote addresses, top-tier panel discussions and fireside chats
  • Its mission is to raise awareness of distributed ledger technology

The Blockchain Shift Conference, taking place in Miami, Florida, on October 11-12, 2018, at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center, is where distinguished thought leaders and experts will convene to gain further awareness and education on the transformative power of blockchain technology.

Blockchain Shift’s mission is to raise awareness of distributed ledger technology, and the conference will feature a series of discussions and networking opportunities. Distributed ledger technology represents a significant paradigm shift in how companies conduct their business, and the conference will focus on this pioneering technology and its effect on diverse industries worldwide. The conference will bring together government officials, institutional investors, blockchain startups, enterprises implementing blockchain, bankers, attorneys, broker-dealers, regulators, students, professors, artists and assorted service providers.

On the main stage and exhibitor space of the conference, the feature will be keynote addresses, top-tier panel discussions and fireside chats. Blockchain Shift will feature 110 speakers and 100 sponsors. 2,000 attendees are expected for the informative sessions, with 300 investors.

Among others, Blockchain Shift Conference speakers will include Dr. Carlos Domingo, Telefonica, S.A. (NYSE: TEF); Will Coleman and Cynthia Pedersen, Cohen & Company, Inc. (NYSE: COHN); and Albert Santalo, Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT). Speakers will also include Manny Alicandro, Nasdaq (NASDAQ: NDAQ); Karim Babay, GlyEco, Inc. (OTC: GLYE); and Philipp Pieper, comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR).

The Blockchain Shift Conference will also feature the Company Pitch Contest. The Grand Prize of this contest is $210,000, with $10,000 in cash and $200,000 in services provide by INTELid and STM (Security Token Market). The cost to attend is $10,000 per company. The company will receive a booth for exhibition, a free VIP ticket and one free general admission ticket. In addition, entrants will receive a video for their social media and one free hour of legal counsel.

The aim of the Company Pitch Contest is for attendees to pitch their companies or ideas in front of 20 judges who will all vote on the pitch. The top three will compete for the Grand Prize on October 12, with the crowd in attendance choosing the winner.

The Blockchain Shift Conference is set to go and ready to enlighten attendees on the Fourth Industrial Revolution that is distributed ledger technology. This technology is altering industries around the world. Distributed ledger technology has thousands of applications. It represents a significant shift in technology development, and the Blockchain Shift Conference will highlight the details.

For more information, visit the event’s website at

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