In Innopolis, opened the conference «Blockchain: the new oil of Russia»

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotobanka Innopolis in the Republic of Tatarstan. Archival photoIn Innopolis, opened the conference «Blockchain: the new oil of Russia»© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

All-Russian conference «the Blockchain: new oil of Russia» gathers in Tatarstan IT-city Innopolis top managers of high-tech companies, representatives of authorities and developers to discuss topical issues of development of blockchain technology.

«The event will bring together top executives and leaders of high-tech companies, representatives of public authorities and developers who will discuss the current challenges of the blockchain technology in the world, alternative options for the development of business scenarios in this area, will outline the main trends and prospects of the blockchain and the possibility of structural changes in the legislation due to new technology,» reports the Agency for investment development of Tatarstan.

The conference will try to answer, in particular, as the blockchain is being implemented in the world practice today, how implementation of the blockchain helps lower the cost and the cost of doing business, processing financial transactions and registration documents, how they will change the business model for companies in various fields, how the financial institutions will be transformed in the new reality.

The conference will include a plenary session «the Blockchain as a mechanism of the industrial revolution», where the speaker will be the Chairman of Vnesheconombank Sergey Gorkov, will host an exhibition of start-up projects based on blockchain technologies, the debate «Cryptocurrency: a ligament problem with the real world», session «Blockchain for business. Tool for attracting investment,» brainstorming «Applied problems of the blockchain and the future of the industry», discussion «Legal regulation and application of the blockchain in the public sector», panel discussion «the Blockchain as a new era of computer technology. Cybersecurity». A key figure in the forum will be co-founder of the Ethereum Vitalik Buterin.

According to the organizers, the Republic of Tatarstan for many years has maintained the status of economically developed regions of Russia, occupying the first place in the business of hospitality, first place in the national rating of investment climate and innovation. Among priority directions of development of Tatarstan in the framework of the Strategy-2030 are IT-technologies. The region is using all modern information services in order to remain competitive. Blockchain, the conference will serve as a stimulus to accelerate the economy, simplification of the mechanisms of government services, improve resource efficiency, speed and transparency of financial and economic systems.

On behalf of the head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov is being drafted on the use of blockchain technology in the public administration. The potential of the blockchain is planned in particular to use in the regional system of interdepartmental document circulation, financial sector, healthcare, land registry, registry office, registration of diplomas and the voting system.