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The blockchain community is meeting in Barcelona

Posted on 24/02/2020
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Imatge per il·lustrar la notícia de la Blockchain Spirit BARCELONA el 27 de febrer de 2020 a la Casa Llotja de Mar
Imatge per il·lustrar la notícia de la Blockchain Spirit BARCELONA el 27 de febrer de 2020 a la Casa Llotja de Mar, for Pexels. 2019. Licence: BY-SA

Within Tech Spirit , on February 27, the Chamber of Commerce promotes the BARCELONA Blockchain Spirit, where the state and international blockchain community will meet .

Although the beginnings of blockchain are linked to the emergence of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, this technology has spread to different economic sectors and some of its concepts and principles often present some complexity.

Therefore, on February 27, the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce organizes the BARCELONA Blockchain Spirit within the Tech Spirit at the Casa Llotja de Mar. The event is open to all citizens on different topics such as technology and identity, new ways of working, blockchain and decentralized finance, etc.

The day will begin at 10.30 am. in the morning with various lightning talks by national and international experts in the field:

10.30 - 10.40 h. Welcome

By Joan Canadell, President of the Chamber of Commerce

10.40 - 10.50 h. Catalonia digital

By Jordi Puigneró, Minister of Digital Policies and Public Administration

10.50 - 11.10 h. Towards the Human Internet: Empowering Individuals through Sovereign Identity

By Alex Puig, CTO Caelum Labs

11.10 - 11.30 h. Drive technology: What does the Spanish sandbox mean for blockchain projects?

By Jaime Bofill Partner at Hogan Lovells

11.30 - 12.30 h. Panel: Digital Age Responsible: Using New Technologies to Serve People and Society

By Alex Puig, Leonardo Gammar, Ursula O'Kuinghttons and Nacho Alamillo. Moderator: Vasilisa Marinchuk.

12.30 - 13.00 h. The importance of identity and new technologies for the achievement of the SDGs


13: 00-13: 20 h. Can Europe keep up with its digital legacy and be a maker of global technology rules?

By Viivi Lähteenoja, My data. org

13.00 -14: 00 h. Panel: Blockchain as a technology that can accelerate a fair data economy

By Nolan Bauerle, Coindesk Claudio Cheifa and Belen Martin. Moderator: Hartej Sawhney,

14.00 -15: 30 h. Lunch

In the afternoon , there will be different sessions on four areas: DEFI (decentralized finance), blockchain use cases, cryptocurrencies , blockchain technology :

17:00 -18: 40 h. Use cases of the blockchain
17:40 -19: 50 h. Blockchain technology
19:00 - 20:00 h. Cryptocurrencies
19:00 - 20:00 h. DEFI
(Decentralized Finance)

You can formalize your registration here .