DECENT Unleashed the Unchained Conference in Hong Kong

November 13, 2017

We were thrilled to present the Unchained Conference in Hong Kong. On November 6th, we gathered more than 100 elite blockchain experts from around the world to explore cutting-edge blockchain technology innovations.

Our conference was uniquely purposed to help guests connect with blockchain industry leaders and innovative cryptopreneurs. Tech disruptors, payment processor experts, investors and other thought leaders were all in attendance –  and with just 120 exclusive seats, the event was an intimate opportunity to connect without all the noise of a traditional conference.

The Unchained Conference brought together industry leaders to discuss a range of topics in the blockchain realm – from how the technology can save the entertainment industry, to how it will disrupt funding and investment. Throughout our conference, discussions and presentations by several elite blockchain experts captivated the audience.

Our own Founder, President, Matej Michalko, dove deep into blockchain as he discussed a few of the many use cases which have been discovered. His vast experience and understanding of blockchain were on display in his presentation of our proprietary blockchain technology, DCore, and the crowd shared his enthusiasm about the topic.

Matej Michalko, Founder & President of DECENT

Amorette Jones the CEO of Pivotal Entertainment presented her view of “How Blockchain Will Save Entertainment”. Amorette is widely recognized as a pioneer in harnessing the power of viral and internet marketing, due in part to a lengthy track record of successfully launching new entertainment franchises. Her connections with the entertainment industry combined with her knowledge and involvement in blockchain solutions gave credit to her not-to-be missed presentation.

Amorette Jones & Thomas Lakeman from Pivotal Entertainment

Jaroslav Kacina, Founder and CEO of SophiaTX led a presentation on “Breakthrough Innovation with Blockchain” where he went into detail about bridging the gap between blockchain technology and business models, a topic he is particularly specialized in coming from a background of more than 22 years experience delivering technology transformation services for businesses around the world.

Jaroslav Kacina, Founder and CEO of SophiaTX

ATM Chain’s Core Developer, Xin Wang, spoke about “Decentralized Smart Media”. The company focuses on establishing a trust chain between advertising publishers, merchants, and customers with their decentralized, digitized smart media platform.

Another top speaker at our event, Kalvin Feng, CEO of Dragonfly brought his knowledge and insights in the field of “Disrupting Industries – Blockchain in Gaming”. The China based project pioneered an integrated mobile gaming application marketplace which now reaches more than 100 Million monthly active users worldwide.

Associate Vice President of UNESCO Dr. Shirley M C Yeung delivered a compelling presentation about “Blockchain for Capacity Building and UNSDGs”. Dr. Yeung’s involvement in multiple educational institutions in addition to her knowledge of blockchain puts her at the forefront of cutting-edge technology adoption.

Associate Vice President of UNESCO Dr. Shirley M C Yeung 

A little yoga session during the presentation of Dr. Shirley M C Yeung 

Chairman of the Hong Kong Cyberport company Dr. Lee George Lam discussed “A Policy Maker’s Perspective”. Cyberport is an innovative digital community with over 900 digital tech companies committed to nurturing youth, start-ups and entrepreneurs to grow in the digital industry with a focus on building key relationships in FinTech, eCommerce, IoT and Big Data in order to foster the development of Hong Kong into a “Smart City”.

“Blockchain has the power to significantly redesign the way we do business, interact with each other – and really, reshape the world as we know it,” said Matej Boda, Our Founder and Executive Director. “This is why Unchained is so important: it connects the brightest innovators from around the globe, to help mold the future of this amazing industry.”

The Unchained Conference in Hong Kong was a great success in bringing together heavyweights within the blockchain community. We look forward to attending and hosting more influential events like this, which will undoubtedly lead to new collaborations and the creation of future innovative projects.

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