ADC Global Blockchain Summit

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ADC Global Blockchain Summit brings together world leading entrepreneurs, financiers, regulators, researchers and innovators this week
  • Wei Zhou, CFO of Binance, Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock, Joe Schoendorf of Accel Partners and Dr Jemma Green of Power Ledger to provide real-world insight into the business applications of blockchain technology
  • Dr. Navin Beekary Director-General of ICAC Mauritius, Yandraduth Googoolye, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, Loretta Joseph of Paycase and advisor to the OECD and Elizabeth Genia, Assistant Governor of Corporate Affairs Bank of Papua New Guinea to provide unprecedented insight into regulatory environment of digital assets
  • Tadej Slapnik, Chairman of the World Blockchain Hub, Kyle J. J. Kemper, Executive Director of the Blockchain Association of Canada and Ivan Bjelajac, President of the Serbian Blockchain Initiative will be in attendance
  • Distinguished guests include Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall, The Hon. David Ridgway MLC, The Hon. Ed Husic MP and Senator Jane Hume

The ADC Global Blockchain Summit will bring together the world’s top entrepreneurs, financiers, regulators, researchers and innovators at the Adelaide Convention Centre this week from Monday 18th March to Wednesday 20th March.

Monday’s opening sees topics intersecting business, public policy and the regulatory environment, with keynote speeches from the Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall and Patrick M. Byrne, CEO of Overstock. The program will also include panels on “Trust, Ethics & Digital Assets” with special comments from Dr. Simon Longstaff of The Ethics Centre and “10-years on from Bitcoin - Does it Matter?” with insights from Wei Zhou, CFO of Binance and Leigh Travers, CEO of DigitalX Ltd, along with a collective of case-studies on blockchain in application across Mongolia, Mauritius, South Australia and global markets.

Sessions and workshops are set to take place across all 3-days, offering unparalleled insight into the practical applications of Blockchain in a business setting. 

For more on the program, visit: 

WHERE: Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

WHEN: Monday, 18th March to Wednesday, 20th March, 2019

TICKETS: Tickets can be purchased via the ADC Global Blockchain Summit Website:

MEDIA: Please note that accreditation is essential for all media wishing to cover this event. For enquiries please contact Blake O’Neill on 0401 232 767 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The ADC Global Blockchain Summit will bring together world leading entrepreneurs, financiers, regulators, researchers and innovators with Australian business leaders to focus on strategies and practical applications for business growth. The Summit will focus on ​Regulation, Business Application, Supply Chain and CryptoCurrency. The program will aim to socialise Blockchain Technology in the business sector, examine public policy drivers and where they are globally, examine the regulatory environment for Blockchain, and examine the possible applications from public policy to application. ADC Forum has partnered with the Government of South Australia, CSIRO’s Data61, SALT, Shyft, Kingsland University School of Blockchain, and The Ethics Centre to deliver the international Summit in South Australia. ADC Forum is working with Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA) as the Australian blockchain industry partner, with key contributions, speakers and support from the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). 


  • The Hon. Steven Marshall - Premier of South Australia
  • Major General Michael Jeffrey, AC, CVO, MC
  • Dr Simon Longstaff - The Ethics Centre
  • Patrick M. Byrne – CEO, Overstock
  • Wei Zhou - CFO Binance
  • Leigh Travers - CEO, DigitalX LTD
  • Kyle Kemper -  Executive Director, Blockchain Association of Canada
  • Nick Giurietto – CEO & Managing Director, ADCA
  • The Hon David Ridgway MLC – Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment
  • Adrian Turner - CEO Data61
  • Joseph Weinberg - Chairman of Shyft
  • Benjamin Yablon - CEO SALT Lending
  • Caleb Yeoh - CEO TravelByBit
  • Ganhuyag Hutagt - CEO Ard Holdings
  • John Souza - Kingsland University School of Blockchain
  • Loretta Joseph - Paycase and the OECD
  • Joe Schoendorf - Accel Partners
  • Senator Jane Hume
  • The Hon Ed Husic MP - Federal Member for Chifley
  • Sophie Gilder - Head of Experimentation, CBA
  • Elizabeth Genia - Assistant Governor of Corporate Affairs Bank of Papua New Guinea
  • Simon Chantry - CBDO Bitt
  • Katrina Donaghy - Civic Ledger
  • Nimo Naamani – CEO, Horizon State
  • Ivan Bjelajac – CEO & Co-Founder, MVPWorkshop, President, Serbian Blockchain Initiative
  • Dr Ali El Husseini – Medici Land Governance
  • Yandraduth Googoolye – Governor, Bank of Mauritius
  • Caroline Malcolm – Head, Blockchain Policy Centre at OECD
  • Stuart Davis – Global Head, Financial Crimes Risk Management, Scotiabank
  • Tadej Slapnik – Chairman, World Blockchain Hub
  • Dr Navin Beekarry – Director-General, Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), Mauritius
  • Dr Jemma Green – Chairman and Co-Founder, Power Ledger
  • Mark Staples – Senior Principal Researcher, Data61
For a full list of speakers, please head to the ADC Global Blockchain Summit website:


Event Properties

Event Date 18/03/2019
Event End Date 20/03/2019
Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Adelaide Convention Centre

Venue Information - Adelaide Convention Centre

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