Kicking-off at 11am, closing with a community meet-up from 6pm

Blockchain Connect Dublin - a day of talks, demos and networking with the industry’s leading innovators… and all for free.


Want to learn how blockchain is transforming industry, with live demos of real products? Want to meet investors and get that big idea ready to launch? Got a business and want to really make it fly…? Welcome to Blockchain Connect.

Join us for Expert Webinars, Industry Roundtables, 1:1 Introductions, Keynote Address and a Community Meet-up. The day is organised so you can choose the best way to take part to suit your schedule, hosted at Dogpatch labs, in the heart of Dublin’s tech innovation district.

  • Come on down! Register for one session, or spend the whole day with us
  • Can’t be there? No problem - join a session with our worldwide online audience
  • Need something specific? No stress – let us know and we’ll pair you with an expert 1:1 session, just for you

Blockchain Connect tickets are free, with limited numbers – book your spot now and we’ll see you there.

Blockchain Connect – Be Informed. Be Inspired.

(Got a special request? Drop us a line, we’d be delighted to help)

Live Webinars: Smart Cities,Finance & Investment


Expert Webinars: Join online, or as part of our audience for a live Q&A

  • Smart Cities: The Facts of IoT & Blockchain (11 – 11.45am)
  • Dawn of the Digital Capital Markets (12 - 12.45pm)
  • Let's Get Started: Meet the investors (1 – 1.45pm)

Industry Roundtables: Join us in person with demos, discussion and discovery


New Digital Economies

Smart Cities | Citizens

Organised in two streams, with experts from DXC, Luxoft, Deloitte, R3, Enterprise Ireland, LAB557, Invenica plus Irish start-ups AidTech and WIA – sharing their experience and what’s winning in Blockchain. (2 – 4.00pm)

Meet The Experts: Introductionsand 1:1 sessions


Have a session organised. Just for you.

With Blockchain experts in technology, business, investment and marketing our team will pair you for 1:1 briefings and a meet-up. Drop us a line with your request, and our team will be delighted to get you the advice and connections you need.  Meeting blocks are limited – so be quick with your requests! (4 – 6.00pm)

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Closing Address & Community Meet-up: David Dalton, Global Co-Lead, Deloitte Blockchain Lab


Blockchain Connect.Be Informed. Be Inspired.

To bring our day to a close, David will share what’s driving the industry, who’s setting the pace, and what’s in store for 2020 and beyond.

Join the Dublin blockchain community to share a beer, a pizza, swapping digits and details – making connections.  (From 6.00pm…)


Highlights from CordaCon 2019


Ahead of Blockchain Connect Dublin, here are some facts, stats, highlights & insights from R3’s hugely successful CordaCon 2019 London conference in October. We are thrilled that a lot of the panelists can join us in Dublin.

'The Download'- Telco Podcast

In this episode we are joined by R3 Business Development Director & Telecom Lead Thomas Spencer who shares how firms are using corda and blockchain as a digital enabler to drive new revenue streams. We hear Jorge Bento, CTO of Enterprise IOT at Vodafone discuss DLT, 5G and the emergence of smart cities, buildings and intelligent networks. To close Gareth Mee, CEO at Invenica identifies the key drivers of adoption of DLT, the use cases that are real and scaling, and the top trends as we head towards 2020, into a new decade.

Thomas Spencer

Jorge Bento

Gareth Mee

'The Download'- Digital Assets Podcast

In this episode we are joined by Fred Dalibard, Head of Digital CIB & Global Blockchain Coordinator at Natixis who shares with us the benefits of using blockchain for identification and KYC when moving digital assets. Fred is also Chair of R3’s Board. We then catch-up with Oli von Landsberg-Sadie, CEO & Founder of prime broker BCB who explains how businesses can benefit from seamless cross border payments with DASL – The Digital Assets Shared Ledger, and to close we hear from Richard Crook, Former Head of Emerging Tech at RBS, who co-founded LAB577 the creators of DASL – he talks about advantages of building on Corda network.

Richard Crook

Frédéric Dalibard

Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie

‘The Download’- Out & About Podcast

‘The Download’ Out & About Podcast features views, thoughts, the fun and the buzz captured across the conference with our roving reporter Joseph. Hear from the Industry Director for Financial Services at Atos and how they are adopting DLT, Worldpay’s new open banking team reveal the transformation of payments across ledgers, the Director of INDUSTRIA shares with us the exciting projects the firm have been working on globally, Deloitte’s blockchain lab manager stresses the importance of KYC, and to close a Fellow at University of Cambridge Centre of Alternative Finance talks us through his recent findings from across sectors and industries.


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