Eric Wall is a part-time advisor to the Human Rights Foundation on cryptocurrency & privacy technology topics. He was the cryptocurrency & blockchain lead of Nasdaq-owned Cinnober and currently works as fund manager at the cryptocurrency investment firm Arcane. He has a M.Sc. in Information and Communication Engineering Technologies from Lund University where he specialized in blockchain technology. He is one of the leading cryptocurrency experts in Scandinavia.

Appears in:

Keynote: Hacker currencies versus Big Brother

12/02/2020 / 15:30 - 16:00

We often hear about George Orwell’s 1984 as this dystopian technological fiction that must be avoided at every cost. But that world is no longer fiction. It’s already happening to billions of people around the world. Listen to the Human Rights Foundation’s cryptocurrency technology expert talk about how hacker currency has become a humanitarian necessity and the ongoing cyberspace war between the surveillers and the surveilled.

Panel: Bulls or bears? What could we expect of the coming crypto decade?

12/02/2020 / 16:45 - 17:20

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies saw massive gains back in 2017, and when the hype finally faded, tons of interesting crypto projects all over the world had already been initiated. What is the current status of the crypto and blockchain industry as of today, and what should we expect from the coming decade? Will we all pay for things with bitcoin in 10 years?

During this fireside chat, we’ll talk to some of the most knowledgeable names in the nordic crypto industry, to help you orient this new and often quite confusing financial ecosystem.

At the end of the session, the audience will be invited to ask questions which will be answered by the panelists.