Fetch.ai features at the Blockchain for Europe Summit

Feb 5, 2020

Today Fetch.ai co-organized and participated at the Blockchain for Europe Summit at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Our head of business development Maria Minaricova featured on a panel alongside John Calian, Isabelle Vandoorne, Nik Scharmann, Marta Belcher and Henna Virkkunen MEP. Together they discussed how blockchain technology can optimize mobility in the approaching IoT era.

Maria Minaricova (far left of picture) sits on the panel to discuss blockchain and mobility in the IoT age

The event also featured numerous European policymakers and industry leaders. These included Claudia Gamon MEP, PÄ“teris Zilgalvis, Eva Kaili MEP, Matthew Roszak (Bloq), Jason Kelley (IBM), Dirk Schrad (Deutsche Bundesbank), Jan Ceyssens (DG FISMA), Manmeet Singh (EMURGO, Cardano Foundation) and Jutta Steiner (Parity Technologies), to name but a few.

Brad Staples, Peteris Zilgalvis, Jason Kelley, Albert Isola and Claudia Gamon MEP discuss the role blockchain technology can have on security and taxation

They exchanged ideas on topics such as decentralization, tokenization and the wider benefits of adopting AI and blockchain technology. Among the recurring themes of the summit was the need to ensure regulation empowers innovation and that we seize the opportunities the technology enables.