Friday, 23rdAugust sees the Block Hedge Thailand Conference return to the country's capital in Bangkok. The one-day event is being held at the luxury Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel.

Block Hedge describe their events as being a disruptive knowledge sharing and networking platform. The conferences that Block Hedge host have a large pre-existing track record within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. The events allow key individuals to discuss important issues and to gather a consensus on issues that are present.

The Block Hedge Conference has based itself in Thailand for the second time in 12 months due to the position of Thailand and its emerging position as a blockchain hub in the South Asian region.  In Thailand, state-run enterprises, the national bank is very welcoming towards blockchain adoption and blockchain led applications, and this is shown within the speaker list for the Block Hedge Conference.

The speaker list for the Block Hedge Conference is extensive with notable speakers such as Jason Hsu, crypto congressman and legislator of Taiwan, Giang Le Ngoc, a legal policy expert for the Ministry of Justice in Vietnam, Dr Sathit Limpongpan the chairman of the Stock Exchange of Thailand and J.L Velde the CEO of Bitfinex.

The rest of the speakers are the following:

Prinn Panitchpakdi, Aunchisa Tapanakornvut, Dennis Trawnitschek, Mark Smedley,Monsinee, Keeratikrainon, Reuben Yap,Johnny LYU,Tom Howard, Christian Mischler,Pavel Laletin, Nicole Nguyen.

The Block Hedge Conference has two broad themes that will be the main discussion points discussed by the speakers, each giving their unique insights from their respective knowledge bases.

Point one investigates the practical application of blockchain technology, with the second point exploring optimal ways to make money with digital currencies set against the backdrop of further ICO regulations.

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The first discussion point is designed to ensure that attendees understand the tangible outcomes which blockchain utilisation can offer.  Dragon are keen supporters of emerging markets and innovation - a prime example of this is the Dragon Social Wallet, which provides fast, seamless, and frictionless payment solutions.  

The powerful combination of Dragon Coin, the Dragon Exchange and the Dragon Social Wallet really showcases the applicability of blockchain.  To find out more about the Dragon ecosystem, industry insights and the growing number of vertical markets that Dragon Blockchain Innovation is evolving simply visit the Dragon Blog here.