CEE Block: Tolar at the biggest Blockchain Forum in CEE with policy-makers from the European Commission

Sofia, October 25–26: Slovenia was highlighted as one of the most important Blockchain Hubs in Europe

As a representative of Tolar HashNET, Tadej Slapnik participated in the CEE Block in Sofia that gathered highest policy-makers from the European Commission and European Union member states, under the patronage of M. Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society.

Digital Commissioner met with global brands’ top managers to draft the decentralized agenda of Europe, to discuss regulatory, legal and tax framework and to witness best examples of blockchain for enterprise implementations.

Minister for Regional Development and Public Works, Lilyana Pavlova, opened the forum emphasizing that fact that digital transformation was a top priority of the Bulgarian government during the Bulgaria EU Presidency 2018.

Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for Regional Development and Public Works

More importantly, during her speech at CEE Block Forum, Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, highlighted the fact that Slovenia is one of the most important Blockchain Hubs in Europe.

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

Tadej Slapnik took part in a very interesting panel about digital transformation and evolution into Blockchain, AI, Virtual Reality and Robotics moderated by Rosanna Nazir, the Business Development Program Manager at IBM at CEE Block Forum in Sofia with:

  • Ekaterina Marinova, Telelink Business Services
  • Prof. Ivan Dimov, Advisor to the Minister of Education and Science
  • Momchil Alexiev, Founder VR Lab
  • Todor Kolev, Chairman Comrade Cooperative
  • Tom Lyons, ConsenSys
Tadej Slapnik with other panelists