The program of the All-Russian Conference "Blockchain: New Oil of Russia”

21 August 2017, Monday

Thanks to the initiative of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency, the first all-Russian Conference "Blockchain: New Oil of Russia” will be held IT-capital of Republic of the Tatarstan Innopolis. The event will gather top-managers and leaders of high-tech companies, representatives of government and developers, who will discuss actual challenges blockchain technologies bring to the world, alternative options of developing business scenarios in this direction, denote main trends and blockchain's perspectives, as well as the possibility of structural changes in the legislation, caused by new technology.

The special guest of the conference is Vitalik Buterin - Man of the Year 2016 by Fortune magazine, co-founder of the project Ethereum, who got the World Technology Award in 2014. Chairman of the Board of Vnesheconombank Sergey Gorkov, Senior Vice President of Sberbank CIB Igor Bulantsev, Chairman of the Board of Ak Bars Bank Zufar Garayev, Head of the interdepartmental group on assessing the risks of turnover of the crypto currency of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Elina Sidorenko, Managing partner at Juscutum Attorneys Association Artem Afyan as well as Member of the Supervisory Board of Ethereum Vladislav Martynov will be among the members of the expert community of the upcoming event.


The program of the All-Russian Conference "Blockchain: New Oil of Russia”

August 27-29, 2017, Kazan

Hackathon “Blockchain in use”. Development of start-up projects based on blockchain technology.

(Tatarstan Investment Development Agency, Technopark in the sphere of high technologies "IT Park", Kazan)


August 29, 2017, Innopolis

Participants’ transfer to Innopolis

Registration of participants by list

Hackathon “Blockchain in use”. Demo day: Exhibition of start-up projects based on blockchain technology. Work retrospective of hackathon teams.


Work of the sessions:

The debate “Crypto currency: the bundle problem with the real world”

What guarantees do we need to provide the users with? How to use crypto currency correctly? What is necessary to ensure consumers rights in the case of using electronic currency?

“Blockchain for business. A tool to attract investments” session

How will the implementation of blockchain help to reduce the costs of accounting and document management, processing of transactions and registration of documents? How to use the blockchain technologies to attract investment? How will smart contracts change the world?

“Applied blockchain tasks and the future of the industry” brainstorm session

What problems can be solved with the help of blockchain? What difficulties can we face in application of technology? What are the prospects for the blockchain development? Development of blockchain platforms. The issues of decentralization and consensus. What are the prospects for the blockchain development?

“Legal Regulation and Use of Blockchain in the Public Sector” discussion

Nowadays every one of us realizes that digital technology development is irreversible. IT-evangelists hope for blockchain technology to be an instrument for implementation of the social concept of basic universal income of citizens, which will let the mankind to solve many of humanity's global problems. How to manage the intellectual potential of the IT-specialists and scientific-mathematical school resources in the dozens of Russian regions correctly? How to ensure the law security of blockchain?

“Blockchain as a new era of computer technology.  Cybersecurity” panel discussion

Cybercrime prevention by using innovations. Crypto currency control. Is it possible to minimize the risks of cyberattacks through a blockchain? What is necessary for the withdrawal of the crypto currency from the black market and its legal use? Solving global problems and threats with the help of computer technology. Information and personal data protection.

Presentation of start-up projects based on blockchain

5 best start-ups selected at the hakaton will have the opportunity to present their projects to investors, developers will be able to obtain valuable pieces of advice for further development. At the end of the session, the best project will be chosen, which will be presented at the Plenary to all participants of the conference.


"Blockchain as a Mechanism of Industrial Revolution"

Plenary session

Open talk with Vitalik Buterin, founder of Ethereum


Organizer: Tatarstan Investment Development Agency, Ethereum
With the support of the Ministry of Informatization and Communication of the Republic of Tatarstan, High Technology Technopark "IT-park", Technopark SEZ "Innopolis" named after A.S.Popov.
General partner: Ak Bars Bank
Federal partner: Vnesheconombank
Official partner of the Conference: Sberbank
Analytical partner: Blockchain Club
(Blockchain Club is the first and the largest blockchain-community of Volga region, organizing workshops and conferences in blockchain sphere)
Technical partner of the Conference: Facemen
(cryptocurrency mining farm (device))
Hackaton sponsor: "INVENT" group of companies
(modern manufacturing-engineering holding, one of the largest manufacturers of power cable and transformer substations as well as thermally preinsulated pipes and formed components for thermal power generating and heat supply companies on the Russian market)
Technological partners: BtFury, Waves
 Educational partners: MISiS, Innopolis, Cyber Russia
Parners: Tatar fast food network "Tubatay"



Participation in Conference is free! Seats are limited! Registration does not guarantee participation, all the requisitions are moderated. 

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