BCNL Trade Mission to London (24-26 April) Connecting the UK & NL

Connecting Leaders in Crypto, Blockchain, Web3, and Digital Assets. 

After the great success of our trade missions to Berlin and Lisbon, the BCNL Foundation is bringing together the decentralized technologies ecosystems of the UK and the Netherlands on 24-26 April 2024 in London! 

Join us for an exclusive exchange mission, where industry leaders in crypto, blockchain, Web3, Tokenization and Digital Assets converge to explore the thriving opportunities in the growing industry. (FAQ at bottom of this page)

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PROGRAM

Wednesday the 24th of April

  • Welcome Coffee and intro @ Level39
    Start your day off right with a warm welcome and an overview of the day’s agenda at Level39, where you’ll meet fellow attendees and get geared up for an exciting day ahead.
  • Plenary conversations @ Level39
    Engage in insightful discussions and thought-provoking conversations with industry leaders, exploring the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the world of crypto, blockchain, Web3, and digital assets.
    > Current status web3 startup landscape in Europe
    > What can we learn from both ecosystems to thrive
    > Digital Assets economy
    > Lessons learned; how to tackle investment & HR issues
    > What is next for DeFi & Crypto
    > Pitches
  • Speed dating @ Level39
    Level39: Network like never before in these fast-paced sessions designed to facilitate meaningful connections and collaborations. Meet potential partners, investors, and innovators in a series of quick-fire conversations.
  • Lunch @ Level39
    Refuel and recharge over a delicious lunch, where you’ll have the opportunity to continue networking and exchanging ideas with fellow attendees.
  • Speed dating @ Level39
    Network like never before in these fast-paced sessions designed to facilitate meaningful connections and collaborations. Meet potential partners, investors, and innovators in a series of quick-fire conversations.
  • Coffee and deepdives @ Level39
    Dive deeper into specific topics of interest in these intimate sessions, led by industry experts. Whether you’re interested in DeFi, NFTs, or regulatory frameworks, there’s something for everyone.
    > individual deepdive topics announced soon 
  • Plenary wrap up @ Level39
    Reflect on the day’s discussions and insights as we wrap up the plenary sessions, highlighting key takeaways and setting the stage for the evening’s networking events.
  • Networking Drinks @ The Dutch Embassy 
    Wind down the day with networking drinks at the Dutch Embassy, where you’ll have the opportunity to connect with fellow attendees in a relaxed and informal setting. Cheers to new connections and exciting opportunities!
  • Several restaurants and bars 
    Continue the conversations over dinner and drinks at a nearby restaurant and bar, where you can further strengthen relationships and forge new partnerships in a more casual setting.

Thursday the 25th of April

  • Business Breakfast @ Chainalysis 
    Kickstart your day with a hearty breakfast and engaging discussions at Chainalysis, where you’ll gain valuable insights into the latest trends and developments in blockchain analytics.
  • Panels and sessions @ (location announced soon)
    Join industry leaders and academics for another informative breakfast session, where you’ll delve into cutting-edge research and innovation in blockchain technology.
  • Lunch @ location announced soon)
    Enjoy a delicious lunch while networking with fellow attendees and speakers, discussing the morning’s insights and forging new connections.
  • Panel conversations @ Coinbase 
    Head over to Coinbase for more stimulating panel discussions, exploring the future of digital finance and the role of cryptocurrencies in reshaping the global economy.
    > Regulation and Compliance 
    > Digital Assets 
  • Networking Drinks @ Coinbase 
    Unwind after a productive day with networking drinks at Coinbase, where you’ll have the opportunity to connect with industry peers and explore potential collaborations.
  • Dinners @ several locations
    Continue networking over dinner at various locations across London, where you can enjoy great food and company while discussing the day’s events and exploring new opportunities.
  • Night out @ London Centre
    Wrap up the day with a night out in the vibrant heart of London, where you can unwind and celebrate the connections made and insights gained during the trade mission.

Friday the 26th of April
Open program: The final day of the trade mission offers flexibility for attendees to explore London at their leisure or to arrange additional meetings and activities based on their interests and networking opportunities. Whether you choose to attend industry events, explore the city’s attractions, or continue discussions with potential partners, the day is yours to shape as you see fit.

Interested to become an in-kind partner, community partner or sponsor? 

Contact us at team@bcnl.foundation

CONFIRMED PARTNERS

Coinbase is a secure online platform for buying, selling, transferring, and storing cryptocurrency (crypto). Our mission is to create an open financial system for the world and to be the leading global brand for helping people convert crypto into and out of their local currency.

Chainalysis helps government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions engage confidently with cryptocurrency.

Global Digital Finance (GDF) is a global non-profit association of member firms offering an open innovation platform for advocating and accelerating the adoption of best practices for digital assets. 

Deloitte embraces the transformative potential of Web3, actualizing a revolutionized internet landscape and unleashing the potential of the decentralized web.

Level39 is the place for innovators, investors, and industry experts in Canary Wharf. The community for pioneers across FinTech and Cyber Security, Data & AI, Sustainability, Life Sciences and more. They offer the workspace, network and tools you need to scale your business.

UCL Center for Blockchain Technologies provides a cross-sectoral platform, which drives the adoption and integration of Blockchain and DLT into our socio-economic systems. Our research spans the cutting-edge of Web3 developments, delving into cryptocurrency economics, smart contract security, and distributed ledger technologies.

OffChain is a global networking community for blockchain and crypto enthusiasts that started in 2017. OffChain welcomes a wide range of like-minded people, from blockchain developers, to crypto VC’s; from miners and quant traders, to people who just own a little bitcoin. We welcome everyone who has an interest in blockchain and crypto. OffChain aims to have a base of regular social gatherings sometimes with speakers or just to mingle in from time-to-time. 

FAQ

Why Attend?

  • Networking: Connect with top executives, investors, and innovators in the UK’s dynamic tech ecosystem.
  • Business Expansion: Explore potential partnerships, investments, and collaborations in one of the world’s leading financial centers.
  • Market Insights: Gain valuable insights into regulatory frameworks, market trends, and emerging technologies shaping the future of digital finance.
  • Access to Expertise: Engage with industry experts, government officials, and thought leaders through panel discussions, workshops, and keynote presentations.
  • Visibility: Showcase your company and projects to a diverse audience, including potential clients, investors, and strategic partners.


What to Expect?

  • Exclusive Meetings: Engage in one-on-one meetings, roundtable discussions, and interactive sessions tailored to your industry interests.
  • Site Visits: Explore London’s vibrant tech scene with guided tours of leading innovation hubs, accelerators, and fintech startups.
  • Networking Events: Attend receptions, dinners, and networking mixers designed to facilitate meaningful connections and collaborations.
  • Panels & discussions: Gain insight information on the latest developments and opportunities on a many relevant topics in the industry, and connect with thought leaders that share their views. 


Who Should Attend?

  • Executives and decision-makers in the crypto, blockchain, Web3, and digital assets industry
  • Investors seeking opportunities in fintech and digital finance
  • Innovators and entrepreneurs looking to expand their presence in the UK market and cross country collaboration with the Netherlands
  • Startups, Corporate Enterprises and Governmental institutes. 

Impressions of previous editions