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Blockchain Futurist Conference 2023

Blockchain Futurist Conference 2023 roared into Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto, Ontario from August 14 to 16, 2023.   According to organizers, “Untraceable has partnered with over 75 sponsors for this year’s Futurist Conference, and the event is projected to attract over 6,000 attendees, making it the largest crypto event in Canadian history.”   It covers the future of disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence,  Web 3.0 as well as blockchain.


This conference also included the ETH Toronto Hackathon and ETHWomen, a female-focused and inclusive hackathon and competition which is a three-day competition for hackers to build the next innovation in blockchain technology. Hackers meet other developers, connect with hiring companies, attend speaker sessions and compete to present their innovations at this conference. NFT Art was on full display at the Conference.

NFT Gallery
NFT Gallery
NFT Gallery
NFT Gallery

The central theme of this year’s conference was the bear market of blockchain and stragegy to overcome it.  With interests rates rising and evulations being lowered, fund rasising was more difficult.

Sessions: @ Blockchain Futurist Conference 2023

Diversity and Equity
Diversity and Equity

DEFI PANEL: DeFi and the Future of Financial Services: Disrupting Traditional Finance and Creating New Opportunities


A.J. Warner, Chief of Strategy, Offchain Labs

Joe Hoffend, VP Product Development, Foundry,

Boris Alergant, Head of DeFi, Markets Ripple

Tyler Spaldin, Ampera Foundation

Moderator, Lisa Loud, Executive Director, Secret Foundation, Co-Founder & CEO, FLUIDEFI

Blockchain Futurist Conference 2023 Blockchain Disrupting Traditional Finance
Blockchain Disrupting Traditional Finance
Blockchain Disrupting Traditional Finance
Blockchain Disrupting Traditional Finance

PANEL: Harnessing the Power of zk with the Women of Aleo

Wednesday, August 16 ETHToronto Hackathon; ETHWomen Hackathon

Panel Sessions


Ashley Edwards, Marketing Operations Lead, Aleo

Kathie Jurek, Head of Content, Aleo

Nse Barna, Chief of Staff, VP of Operations Aleo

Moderator, Annee Park, F3 Ventures Inc., Founder & Funder

Blockchain Futurist Conference 2023 - Harnessing the Power of ZK with Women of Aleo
Harnessing the Power of ZK with Women of Aleo

Evening Events @ Blockchain Futurist Conference

The Opening Night Party was held on the eve of the conference and was an opportunity for attendees to network. The Official Closing party was held at Cabana pool at Rebel – it was a great event with a great view.  Also at the conference there was also numerous other private events for networking in the Blockchain space.

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Blockchain Futurist Conference 2023 was an informative and fascinating conference for this disruptive technology – check back here for next year’s conference.

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