Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Rd - Trade CentreTrade Centre 2 - Dubai - UAE

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Event Date Sun Oct 17 +03 - Wed Oct 20 +03 (8 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Sun Oct 17 4:00am - Wed Oct 20 10:00am
Location Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Rd - Trade CentreTrade Centre 2 - Dubai - UAE
Region EMEA

Launched in 2018 by Dubai Government, Future Blockchain Summit is the first and largest Blockchain exhibition and conference in the MENA region bringing together the community’s brightest minds, most game-changing startups & powerful investors for 4 days of networking, investing and education centered around the most disruptive technology since the internet – Blockchain.

World-leading blockchain companies and influential minds will demonstrate the true and transformative power of Blockchain technology in different sectors. Experience it live across three major themes unravelling at the exhibition, conferences, workshops, the investor programme and Hackathon: 1. Blockchain in Finance incl. DeFi, digital currencies, CBDCs; 2. Blockchain as alternative investment incl. crypto & NFT investment, 3. Blockchain beyond Crypto incl. applications and use cases across all industry sectors.


2021 Speakers

Jack Mccauley
Co-Founder, Oculus VR

Robert Gryn
Founder & CEO, Metahero

Talal Tabbaa
Co-Founder, CoinMENA

Igneus Terrenus
Head of Communications, Bybit

Dina Saman
Founder & Managing Director, CoinMENA

Philipp Rösler
Former Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister of Economy and Technology for Germany

Christophe De La Celle
Director of Institutional Business EU, Binance

Gaurav Dubey
CEO, TDeFi Accelerator

Liu Leo
Ministerial Advisor to the National Assembly of Cambodia, Chairman of Arab & Chinese Union

Dr. Alexandra Mikityuk
Co-Founder and CEO, Staex

Mathew Yarger
Head of Smart Mobility, IOTA Foundation

Irina Heaver
Crypto & Blockchain Lawyer

Neeraj Roy
Founder & CEO, Hungama Digital Media

H.E. Gabriel Abed
Barbados Ambassador to the UAE – Government of Barbados, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade

Farzam Kamalabadi
Hyper Optimum Organization HOO Exchange Executive Chairman, Future Trends Group Chairman

Hamad Al Mutairi
Director of the Archives Department, UAE National Archives

Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr
Editor-in-Chief, Cointelegraph

Jamie Broadbent
Head of Digital, Innovation & Design, RBS International

David Lin
Anchor & Producer, KITCO

Jimmy Nguyen
Founding President, Bitcoin Association

Nithin Palavalli
CEO and Founder, RubiX Network

Ran Neu-Ner
Founder of Crypto Banter, Host of the CNBC Crypto Trader Show & CEO, Onchain Capital

Rexy W
Founder, HOO Exchange

Abdulla Mohammed Al Ashram
Group CEO, Emirates Post Group

Nitin Gaur
IBM Financial Sciences, IBM Research

Elias Ahonen
Author of Blockland

Dr. Andreas Dittrich
Head of Blockchain Solutions Center, Deutsche Telekom

Laura K. Inamedinova
CEO, LKI Consulting

Dr Abdalla Kablan
Technology Entrepreneur, Investor & Chairman, Wyzer

Ali Abuzinjal
Director of Digital Transformation, Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park

Szymon Fiedorowicz
CEO, Skey Network

John Lillywhite
Google Research Associate, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government

Alex Blagirev
Deputy CEO, Sensorium Corporation

Jeetu Kataria
Founding Director, DIFX

Josef Holm
Founding Partner, Draper Goren Holm

Tone Vays
Youtube Influencer, Analyst, Derivatives Trader & Event Organizer

Joel Dietz
Connection Science Fellow, MIT Connection Science

Richie Santosdiaz
Head of MEA, The Fintech Times & Fintech Power 50

Adir Ron
Cloud Application & Innovation Lead for Middle East & Africa, Microsoft

Gareth Soloway
President & CFO, Chief Market Strategist,

Jorge Sebastião
Co-Founder, Global Blockchain Organization

Alex Bornyakov
Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Digital Transformation on IT industry development, Ukrainian Ministry

Irene-Marie Seelig
Founder & CEO, AnamXR

Yulia Parkhomenko
Head of Development and Financial Monitoring of Virtual Asset Market Division, Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine

Tatiana Koffman
Forbes Money & Markets Columnist

Prateek Rao
Co-Founder, Decentralized Global

Lauren Bissell
Founder and CEO, Immutable Music

Saqr Mashhor Ereiqat
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Riddermark

Firdosh Sheikh
Co-founder & CEO, Drife

Jakub Chmielniak
Co-Founder, Fanadise

Florian Grummes
Founder, Midas Touch Consulting

Dr. Samyr Mezzour
Chief Innovation Officer, House of InsurTech Switzerland (HITS), A Generali Company

Ian Khan
Documentary Filmmaker, the Bitcoin Dilemma

Dr. Sebastian Grabowski
Senior Executive, Domestic Cloud Operator

Niko De Jonghe
President, Blockchain Valley

Davinci Jeremie
YouTube Influencer

Anita Kalergis (AKA Kryptogranny)
Founder & CEO, Ipsum Consulting

Adrian K. Zduńczyk
Founder & CEO, TheBirbNest

Alexander Gambon
Chief Brand Officer, Elongate

Matthias Mende
Founder, Bonuz Market

Bartek Sibiga
Co-Founder, Fanadise

Carl Runefelt
YouTube Influencer

Dr. Jane Thomason
Co-Founder, British Blockchain and Frontier Tech Association

Crypto Artist, Performer and Keynote Speaker , VESA

Viktor Weinland
Solution Architect, SettleMint

Kyle Chasse
Investor & Advisor

Nalla Karunanithy
Chief Digital Officer, Majid Al Futtaim – Retail

Igor Zakharov

Saeed Al Darmaki
Managing Director – MENA, CasperLabs

Anna Tutova
CEO, Coinstelegram

Anthem Blanchard
Co-Founder & CEO, HERA Soft

Duncan Johnston-Watt
CEO & Co-founder, Blockchain Technology Partners

Mai Santamaria
Head of Financial Advisory, Department of Finance (Ireland)

Aly Madhavji
Senior Blockchain Fellow, Insead

Christopher Jaszczynski
Co-founder, MMCrypto and MMConsult

James Bernard
Regional Representative Europe, DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre)

Nick Spanos
Bitcoin Pioneer

J.D. Seraphine
Founder & CEO, Raiinmaker

Sheraz Ahmed
Head of Business Development, Crypto Valley Association

Daniel Santos
CEO & Founder, Woonkly Labs

Caitlin Walker
Marketing Director, Quantum Works

Fraser Gordon
CEO & Founder, Quantum Works

Jake Nguyen
CTO, Omanee Corp

Martynas Kasiulis
CEO, DailyCoin

Yevheniia Broshevan
CEO, HackenProof, Co-founder, Hacken

Michael Lawrence
Founder, Bloqwork

Yehia Badawy
Co-founder, Rain

Karl Tlais
Strategic Advisor, iAdvisory

Nasir Zubairi

Angus John Maccormick
Director IOT/ AI & Analytics, Software AG

Alvin Lee
Lead Evangelist, DeGate DAO

Changpeng Zhao
Founder & CEO, Binance

Omar Rahim
MENA Director, Binance

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• TDeFi

• Metahero
• CoinMena

• ByBit

• Fanadise
• Premia Banx
• LyoPay
• Hoo

• Binance

• Wakatta
• Blockchain Valley
• Project Quantum
• OnBoard
• Omanee
• Myrig