BOF events
20 October 2022

EUBOF 2nd Large Event

EU Blockchain developments: Shaping the future

The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum is pleased to announce its second hybrid event! The event titled "EU Blockchain developments: shaping the future" will be held on October 20th in Nicosia, Cyprus, and will feature speakers across a variety of panels and keynotes on blockchain trends and innovation in Europe and beyond.

The event is set to attract attendees from the European Commission, startups, NGOs, academia and governments an will cover a variety of topics such as the EU Blockchain ecosystem landscape, regulation, the Metaverse, Converging technologies for the 4th Industrial Revolution, European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI) and Sustainabiilty powered by blockchain.

Highlights/ Objectives:

An engaging event with opportunities to network and exchange ideas with blockchain experts from around the world.

A chance to talk direclty with regulators and policy makers

Discover the latest blockchain trends

Attendees from the European Commission, startups, NGOs, academia, and governments.

Panel discussions on hot topics such as the metaverse, converging technologies and sustainability

A specialized session on European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI)

The confirmed speaker line-up for the event so far includes

  • Eva Kaili, MEP, VP of European Parliament
  • Helen Koepman, DG CNECT
  • Pierre Marro, DG CNECT
  • Antonis Polemitis, CEO, University of Nicosia
  • Prof George Giaglis, Executive Director of the University of Nicosia
  • Nena Dokuzov, European Blockchain Partnership/ Slovenian Government
  • Mari Markosian, Financial Innovation and Digital Policy Advisor to Vice-President Eva Kaili
  • Dr Joshua Ellul, Professor at the University of Malta
  • Dr Ioannis Revolidis, University of Malta
  • Dr Ingrid Vasiliou Feltes, CEO SoftHread, EUBOF Expert Panel
  • Marc Taverner,CEO Bluesphere Solutions

The event will be held a the UNESCO Amphitheatre of the University of Nicosia.

46 Makedonitissis Avenue, Engomi, Nicosia 2417 Cyprus Get Directions.

To REGISTER for the event, Click here

The conference will be organised in hybrid mode, which will allow for both physical and online participation of attendees and speakers.



Flying to Cyprus & Airport Transfers

There are only two legal ports of entry into the Republic of Cyprus:

 Transportation from/to airports:

  • Kapnos Airport Shuttle offers the only shuttle service between Nicosia, Larnaka International Airport and Paphos Airport. Seats can be reserved through the company's website. The current fare is at 9€ per route.
  • Taxis are always available (24hrs) at both airports for your transfer to Nicosia. Taxis can be booked by phone, or hired directly from the street, and are equipped with taximeters - the use of which is obligatory. Charging commences upon the passenger entering the taxi, and is based on the chart which can be found here