The Global Blockchain Economic Forum (GBEF) 2019 will be held at the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province from 28-29 January 2019.
This event, co-hosted by Kangwon Provincial Administration and the Korea Digital Money Research Institute (KDC), will focus on topics including the commercialization of blockchain technology, revitalization of the economy, tourism and medical care using blockchain. The event is designed to form a public forum for the upskilling of local enterprises and to share and discuss information from a macro perspective.
Among the guests expected to attend are Choi, Moon-Soon, the Governor of Gangwon Province, relevant government agencies such as Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon, Chairman Moon Hee-sang of the National Assembly, Yu Young-min, Minister of Science and Technology Information and Communication, Yoon Seok-hun, Director of the Financial Supervisory Service, It is expected to attract the largest number of key influencers working on blockchain in Korea, including about 200 CEOs, including Vice President Meng Yan of CSDN, an IT community, and about 500 general participants.
The GBEF 2019, organized under the theme ‘Smart real economy, the future of the blockchain’, will be divided into four sections. Experts from all over the world will give presentations and hold discussions in each section including ‘The fusion of blockchain and real economy’, ‘Blockchain and Smart City’, ‘Blockchain Technology to change life’, and ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution and Institutional Revolution’. At the same time as the forum event was held, an exhibition program has been planned to showcase expert knowledge and industry trends.
A spokesperson from GBEF 2019 said, “This forum is meaningful because it solves the problem of information leakage about the blockchain which is a key field of industry 4.0. Experts will gather in one place to represent an international standard. In particular, Gangwon Province has successfully promoted the Olympic Games and announced its status as a global city, and we hope to be reborn as a global blockchain hub through another large-scale blockchain international forum. “