Blockchain Adria is a leading blockchain hub in South Eastern Europe connecting private and public stakeholders active in blockchain technology education, development and real use case implementation including development and launching of globally first national blockchain infrastructure SIChain in Republic of Slovenia and first regional blockchain as a service network.

From 2017 on Blockchain Adria organized impactful national and regional blockchain conferences, meetups and training courses and through networking, knowledge sharing and collaboration developed into central Blockchain Digital Innovation Hub in Adriatic region.

The aim of our conferences is to explain and promote blockchain technologies and to connect individuals and companies along with the public government systems in sharing and implementing their blockchain experiences.

Blockchain Adria events are organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia, with support from Cotrugli Business School, the leading business school in SE Europe, and a number of technology and public sector partners.



Blockchain Adria online Conference
Blockchain in Enterprise: From Concept to Revenue

Welcome speeches:

Tadej Slapnik, CEO at Hashnet and Board member at Blockchain Adria
Adrian Ježina, CEO at Telemach
Dr. Jernej Pintar, Director at Technology Park Ljubljana

Session 1: Blockchain landscape - from global to national

Phillip Sandner, Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Central Bank Dig. Currency and Dig. Euro
Markus Pikart, Officer in Charge of UNECE Trade Facilitation
Greg Medcraft, Director for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD
Pierre Marro, European Blockchain Partnership, European Commission
Nena Dokuzov, Ministry of economic development and technology of the Republic of Slovenia

Session 2: Blockchain ecosystems

Tonia Damvakeraki, Managing Director of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum
Pietro Marchionni, Coordinator Infrastructure & Technology at European Blockchain Partnership
Jesús Ruiz, Board member and CTO of Alastria
Josip Maričević, CTO at Hashnet/SIChain
Tom Kettels, Project Lead, Infrachain
Julian Gordon, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Hyperledger and LFPH at The Linux Foundation
Daniel Fritz, PharmaLedger Industry Project Lead at PharmaLedger
Marc Taverner, Executive Director at INATBA

Session 3: Blockchain in industry & business

Mario Vojvoda, Blockchain Adria, Blockchain in Enterprise: From Concept to Revenue
Carlos Moreira, CEO, WISeKey, Blockchain identity and security
Waqas Mirza, CEO of Avanza Innovations, Avanza Group Company, Blockchain in financial services
Vincenzo Savarino, Senior Researcher at Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SPA, Blockchain in Smart cities
Gregor Novak, CEO Suncontract, Blockchain in energy
Zoran Dordevic, managing partner, Cotrugli Business School, Blockchain as a service
Peter Busch, Technical Strategy & Enabling Mobility, Product Owner DLT Mobility at Robert BOSCH GmbH, Blockchain in mobility
Dr. Tali Režun, CEO at Skupina Svetilnik, Blockchain e-Delivery
Mia Despotovic, Head of Business Development Unit, SedamIT, Assessing blockchain opportunities: a bottom-up approach for SEE region
Nikola Škorić, CEO at Electrocoin

Session 4: Blockchain research and networks

Dr. Michael Kubach, Fraunhofer Institute
Dr. Vlado Stankovski, DECENTER and ONTOCHAIN projects, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana
Ivan Janjanin, COTRUGLI Business School
Dr. Hrvoje Stančić, TrustChain project, full professor at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and CEO at Highflott
Stefano Quintarelli, Chairman of the advisory group on advanced technologies for UN/CEFACT
Michael Gebert, European Blockchain Association (EBA)
Bruno Schneider Le Saout, President, European Block Tech Association