A blockchain conference for law and beyond

How Blockchain is going to change the legal relations in society?

Join us to discuss with legal professionals, entrepreneurs and leaders from large companies

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July 24-25, 2018 Oporto, Portugal
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The event

A Conference about Blockchain, the legal aspects and much more

Context

Possibly the biggest change in the world since the emergence of the Internet, the Blockchain technology came to revolutionize the way we carry out transactions between people and entities in a secure, global and decentralised basis.

Popularly known because of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Blockchain will cause a massive transformation of the legal world and the society as we know it. Smart contracts, people and documents authentication, as well as business models that have never before been possible, start to rise in a new wave of innovation and connected services.

To jurists, executives and entrepreneurs, it remains to understand how they can integrate in this marvelous new world and which its major legal impacts are.

What is Legalize Blockchain?

It is an unique event which is going to discuss all the legal issues of Blockchain and how these issues can change with the technological evolution of Blockchain.

For whom this event is for?

Lawyers, legal practitioners, company executives, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts.

When and where?

On 24 and 25 July 2018, in Oporto, Portugal.

Attractions

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Open Call

Do you have something to say about Blockchain? Submit your presentation.

Speakers

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Agenda

Check out the event schedule.

  • 08:30

    Welcome and registration

  • 09:00

    Opening session

    Speakers

    • Dr. Ricardo Valente
  • 09:30

    Blockchain: more than cryptocurrencies

    Speakers

    • Pablo Lopez
  • 10:00

    Blockchain and eHealth

    Speakers

    • Rakic Dean
  • 10:30

    Coffee break

  • 10:45

    Panel: GDPR and Blockchain

    Speakers

    • Martinho Lucas Pires
    • Xavier Lavayssière
    • Tiago Aires Mateus
    • Rui Simões
  • 12:00

    Privacy vs Anonymity: the sociological vision of Blockchain

    Speakers

    • Fred Antunes
  • 12:30

    Blackchain: The Non-Transparency of Off-chain Transactions

    Speakers

    • Guilherme Maia
  • 13:00

    Lunch break

  • 14:30

    Energy Law and Blockchain

    Speakers

    • Dorota Zabłocka
  • 15:00

    Tokenomics and artificial intelligence

    Speakers

    • Carly Howard
  • 15:30

    LegalTechs and Innovation

    Speakers

    • Laura Fauqueur
  • 16:00

    Coffee Break

  • 16:15

    Law Firms and Blockchain

    Speakers

    • Andrea Ortega Villalobos
  • 16:45

    Panel: LegalTechs and Blockchain

    Speakers

    • Rui Miguel da Silva Costa Serapicos
    • Marisa Monteiro Borsboom
    • Márcio Nobre
  • 17:30

    Kira: All Lawyers Super Power

    Speakers

    • Rita Albuquerque
  • 18:00

    The Rise of Crypto and Blockchain in Eastern Europe

    Speakers

    • Andrii Voloshyn
  • 18:30

    Networking session

  • 08:30

    Welcome and registration

  • 09:00

    Regulation and Supervision of Financial Innovation

    Disclaimer: The speaker will merely express his opinion, which cannot be assigned to CMVM.

    Speakers

    • João Vieira dos Santos
  • 09:30

    ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

    Why publicly listed companies are using them and how they can improve the risk adjusted returns for investors

    Speakers

    • Jonny Fry
  • 10:00

    Corporate Governance of ICOs and the rights of tokenholders

    Speakers

    • Dr. Rafael del Castillo Ionov
  • 10:30

    Coffee Break

  • 10:45

    ICOs and Securities Law

    Speakers

    • Mariana Solá de Albuquerque
  • 11:15

    ICO as an alternative to corporate finance

    Speakers

    • Ana Nunes Teixeira
  • 11:45

    Panel: The legal aspects of ICOs and Security Tokens

    Speakers

    • Luís Roquette Geraldes
    • Filipe Castro
    • Jonny Fry
    • Fabio Moura
  • 13:00

    Lunch break

  • 14:30

    Blockchain in the Portuguese Financial System

    Speakers

    • João Machado Mota
  • 15:00

    Banking and Blockchain

    Speakers

    • Ana García Rodríguez
  • 15:30

    The future of payments with cryptocurrencies

    Speakers

    • Nuno Correia
  • 16:00

    Coffee Break

  • 16:15

    Unblock the Blockchain for the People

    Speakers

    • Miroslav Peraica
  • 16:45

    Is the regulation of decentralized services and products possible?

    Speakers

    • Jacek Czarnecki
  • 17:15

    Panel: Legal aspects of Smart Contracts

    Speakers

    • Jorge Silva Martins
    • Rakic Dean
    • Dr. Ian Gauci
    • Delber Pinto Gomes
    • Xavier Lavayssière
  • 18:30

    Closing session

    Speakers

    • Prof. Ana Lehmann – Secretary of State of Industry

Partners

The entities that make Legalize Blockchain happen.

LOCATION

That's our venue this year

This year the Legalize Blockchain will be held at Hard Rock Cafe Porto.

Hard Rock Cafe opened in 1971 and since then spread to many countries around the world. A place full of rock and roll spirit is now the venue for Legalize Blockchain 2018.

Address:

Rua do Almada, 120, Porto, 4050-031, Portugal