Bermuda’s Premier and Global Blockchain Business Council CEO Will Kick Off BTS23
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Hamilton, Bermuda, September 6, 2023 – The fifth annual Bermuda Tech Summit, presented by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), will kick off with a keynote conversation between The Hon. E. David Burt, JP, MP, Premier of Bermuda, and Sandra Ro, CEO, Global Blockchain Business Council.
The Bermuda Tech Summit, held from October 8-10 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, is the signature event of Bermuda Tech Week, being held across multiple locations from October 7-13.
David Hart, BDA CEO, said, “We are so excited that Premier Burt and Sandra Ro are kicking off our fifth annual Bermuda Tech Summit. Due to the legal and regulatory certainty we provide, Bermuda continues to attract some of the world’s most notable tech companies to our shores, increasing direct investment and creating exciting new career paths for Bermudians.”
The keynote conversation will be followed by panel entitled ‘Bermuda Monetary Authority: Navigating Tomorrow’s Regulatory Horizons,’ moderated by Stuart Lacey, Independent Director, BDA, featuring panelists George Alayon, Deputy Director, Supervision (Insurance), BMA; Eric Donkoh, Head of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, BMA; and Christos Efthymiopoulos, Assistant Director, Supervision (Digital Assets), BMA.
The BMA panel will be followed by ‘Setting the Standard – Bermuda’s Journey to Becoming Climate Tech Central,’ moderated by Stan Stalnaker, Founding Director and Chief Strategy Officer, Hub Culture, featuring Natraj Nukala, Head of Climate, Kshema; Kevin Richards, Managing Director, Bermuda Asset Management; Hugo Rodriguez Bautista, Global Product Risk Manager, Bloomberg; and Darren Wolfberg, Co-Founder, Blockchain Triangle.
This year’s agenda highlights Bermuda’s world-leading digital asset framework, showcases our ongoing work to establish blue and green investment facilities, and raises awareness of Bermuda’s innovation sandbox and option to beta test CleanTech solutions. Other panels will include: ‘The Transformative Power of Artificial Intelligence,’ ‘FinTech’s New Wave (Buy, Build or Modernise),’ and ‘Insuring Continuity – Safeguarding the Future of Digital Assets.’ Additional topics will include data privacy, carbon credit trading platforms, and pioneering digital assets. The promotion of all these burgeoning industries aligns with the ‘Business Attraction and Investment Promotion’ strategic priority outlined in Bermuda’s Economic Development Strategy.
In addition to cutting-edge content, we are pleased to offer delegates C-suite networking opportunities during our opening reception on Sunday night and Wrap Party Tuesday night sponsored by RELM.
Click here to see the full agenda and event description.
“The BDA simply could not put on our signature events without the generous support of our sponsors,” Mr. Hart said. “We are just so pleased to have Carey Olsen and RELM as diamond sponsors; Appleby, CCS Group Limited and XBTO as platinum sponsors; Hub Culture, KPMG, and One Communications as gold sponsors; Chainproof, Clarien, Paradise Mobile, and Walkers as silver sponsors; and Coinbase as supporting sponsor.”
Our spirits partner is Gosling’s.