Zug – Members of the Swiss Blockchain Taskforce, some 50 representatives from business, politics and science, have drawn up initial recommendations for the Swiss federal government. Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann will receive the proposals for a responsible regulation and promotion of the emerging industry at the Blockchain Summit in Zug on April 26th.
Switzerland is a pioneer in regulating and promoting blockchain technology. This will be reflected in the programme of the next Blockchain Summit – Crypto Valley on April 26th in Zug. Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann will give the opening speech at the Theater Casino in Zug and receive a report from the Blockchain Task Force. The recommendations for future regulation and development of the still young industry are interim results of the task force, which started working in January 2018.
The most important meeting of the blockchain industry in the Crypto Valley
The task force comprises 50 personalities from the blockchain industry, business, science and politics. Four working groups (ICO/Token, Banking, Cybersecurity, other areas of application) and two support groups (politics and blockchain industry) have developed proposals which are summarised in a conceptual white paper. Representatives of the task force will explain the recommendations at theBlockchain Summit – Crypto Valley.
The conference in Zug on April 26th is the most important meeting of the blockchain industry in the Crypto Valley. In addition to the presentation of the interim results of the Swiss task force, a high-class program with top representatives of the industry will be offered. Speakers and panelists include:
- Julien Bouteloup, Advisor British Blockchain Association
- Andreas Iten, Head Corporate Ventures SIX, Co-Founder & Member of the Board F10
- Ryan Jesperson, President TEZOS Foundation
- Eva Kaili, Member, European Parliament
- Olga Feldmeier, CEO Smart Valor
- Vasiliy Suvorov, VP Technology Strategy LUXOFT
- Matthias Woestmann, CEO Envion
The thematic focus will be the supposed or actual antagonism between established corporations and startups. In industry-specific panels (banks, insurance companies, real estate), the „old“ economy meets the „new“ economy, the blockchain industry. Off the conference stage, 20 promising startups will present their teams and business models in the Casino Theater.