-- First worldwide enterprise leadership community event series dedicated to blockchain technology, insights and transformation of global industries and sectors --
TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Blockchain Revolution Global (BRG) -- co-presented by the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), the world's leading independent think-tank for blockchain, and MCI Group, a global leader on building community -- is pleased to announce the first of a series of global congresses in Toronto, Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on April 24 – 25, 2019.
Unlike other events on blockchain, BRG focuses on blockchain's transformation of enterprises, governments and industries. It will showcase inspiring talks, provocative and thoughtful sessions and "brain dates" featuring a roster of global CEOs, practitioners and BRI researchers led by the renowned worldwide thought leaders on blockchain, Don and Alex Tapscott. Unique in design, a 360 degree stage will create the most integrated and collaborative experience between brands and leaders from 20+ industries, all discussing vertical and horizontal transformations for the global enterprise and government blockchain community.
"Our goal is to inform, inspire, prepare and connect leaders and enterprises in embracing the transformation that blockchain technology will bring the world," explains Don Tapscott, executive chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute. "BRG is a unique opportunity to bring together the leading thought leaders and practitioners to discuss the latest innovations in enterprise and government blockchain implementations."
Join the revolution
The BRG event will feature keynote speakers and content from CEOs from Fortune 500 companies. Today we announce an initial group of speakers who are prominent blockchain experts: Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott, co-founders of BRI, Bettina Warburg, co-founder of Animal Ventures, Brian Behlendorf, executive director of The Hyperledger Project, Perianne Boring, president, Chamber of Digital Commerce, Ron Resnick, executive director, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and Joseph Lubin, co-founder, ConsenSys. Speakers who lead global corporations and governments will be announced in the weeks ahead.
A key highlight at BRG will be the findings of blockchain research projects from the BRI, who is undertaking the definitive investigation into the technology's strategy, use-cases, implementation challenges and organizational transformations. With a focus on transformational case studies and practical implementations, the event is designed for the C-Suite and high level decision makers in enterprise and government.
About The BlockChain Research Institute
The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is an independent, global think-tank dedicated to inspiring and preparing private-and public-sector leaders to be the catalysts for blockchain transformation. Funded by international corporations and government agencies, the BRI has brought together the world's top thinkers to undertake ground-breaking research on the strategic implications of blockchain technology, producing practical insights for its member organizations. The Institute has 80+ research projects underway in the areas of financial services, manufacturing, retail, energy and resources, technology/media, healthcare and government, as well as how this nascent technology is changing the way companies are managed. The Blockchain Research Institute is based in Toronto, Canada, and was founded in 2017 by Don and Alex Tapscott, the co-authors of the best-selling book, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World. To find out more, please visit www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org.
About MCI Group
MCI is the global leader in engaging and activating audiences. Our business is founded on a simple human insight: When people come together, magic happens. This magic is called community. Since 1987 we have been bringing people together through inspiring meetings, events, congresses and association management. MCI helps organizations harness the power of community by applying our strategic engagement and activation solutions to build unforgettable online and offline experiences that foster change, inspire, educate and enhance business performance. MCI is an independently owned company with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and boasts a global presence with +2,300 professionals in 60 offices and 31 countries, who work with clients across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, India, the Middle East and Africa. Find out more at www.mci-group.com.
SOURCE Blockchain Revolution Global
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