The Blockchain Associations Forum, dubbed the “United Nations” of blockchain, is hosting its virtual second annual summit on Sept. 17 with the theme “cryptoassets, national policies and the future of global economy.” The summit will be chaired and hosted by The British Blockchain Association.

Blockchain Associations Forum (BAF) is a neutral, transnational, decentralized harmonization forum comprising 53 blockchain and digital asset associations from 46 countries across six continents. With the aim to foster nations’ collective wisdom, BAF is a unique, interdisciplinary platform committed to debating emerging trends, discussing common pressing issues and exploring solutions for the many challenges that the industry faces.

Some of the confirmed keynotes, guest speakers and session chairs include:

  • Senator Andrew Bragg from the Government of Australia
  • Caroline Pham of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Chris Holmes from Richmond MBE FBBA from the United Kingdom House of Lords 
  • Naseem Naqvi and barrister Racheal Muldoon from the British Blockchain Association
  • Caroline Malcolm from Chainalysis 
  • David Lee from Global FinTech Institute in Singapore 
  • Markus Lehtonen from Helsinki Blockchain Center 
  • Koleya Karringten from Canadian Blockchain Consortium
  • Tom Duff Gordon from Coinbase 
  • Senator Ihenyen from Siban Nigeria
  • Juan Zaballos from Alastria
  • Stephen Macaskill from BlockchainNZ
  • Asih Karnengsih from Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia
  • Tasos Oureilidis from Hellenic Blockchain Association

BAF held its inaugural summit in 2021 with representation from 45 participating countries and the heads of their national and regional blockchain associations. 

Only 30 tickets remain for members of the public to register

To sponsor the summit, contact the BBA or its deputy secretary Brian Scudder.

British Blockchain Association

Established in 2017, British Blockchain Association is the world’s leading industry body advancing evidence-based adoption of distributed ledger technologies. BBA has authored the U.K.’s National Blockchain Roadmap and is home to the Journal of The British Blockchain Association, the Center for Evidence-Based Blockchain, The Blockchain Associations Forum, BBA Fellowships, Blockchain International Scientific Conferences and other world-class blockchain initiatives. BBA also has its headquarters in the Metaverse.