How conducting business is radically changing.

Blockchain technology has already gone beyond mere techy speculation. It is revolutionizing different sectors and how business is carried on. Transparency, accountability and security are just a few advantages this new technology holds - far beyond investments.

Professor Joshua Ellul is the director of the Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies and an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Malta which runs various multidisciplinary educational programme offerings focused on Blockchain, DLT, cryptocurrencies and smart contracts taking in students having backgrounds in law, business, finance, economics, management, ICT and computer science. His research areas span across technical underpinnings of blockchain, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies to interdisciplinary aspects.

Dr. Joseph F. Borg, Head of Innovative Technology at WH Partners, heads the Blockchain Advisory and the Gaming and Gambling Advisory sections within the firm. He also practices in the areas of Esports, Sports, Technology, Telecoms and Intellectual Property Law. He also lectures Gaming Law at the University of Malta, and is the Chairperson of the Committee on payments and cryptocurrencies within the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) organisation.

Max Thake, Co-Founder of peaq, is a successful entrepreneur and front-runner for real-world applications on blockchains. The peaq blockchain is optimized for Decentralized Physical Infrastructure Networks (DePINs) and Real-World Assets (RWA). They stand at the forefront of bridging the digital and real worlds with all the innovative advantages of blockchain technology that brings new value and utility to sectors from supply-chain management to renewable energies.

Matthew Felice Pace embarked on the entrepreneurial journey co-founding Simply Staking in 2018, with the vision of “empowering the decentralised world of tomorrow”. Since then, he has led the company as CEO to become a global leader in blockchain infrastructure provision and development. Navigating a cutting-edge technological landscape as well as a highly fluctuating market, he helped grow the company into a 40 person operation with the ambition to expand further as it solidifies its position in the market and actively work towards integrating this technology into real world applications that can make an impact on people's lives.

Ferez Mezghani is an outspoken blockchain-evangelist and an independent consultant. Successfully investing since 2017 and committed full-time to the blockchain space since 2018. He's not just a participant in the blockchain Malta scene; he's a driving force behind it. As the founder and organizer of Crypto Ħub Malta, he has created a vibrant community dedicated to blockchain education and collaboration. It's the premier gathering place for crypto enthusiasts in Malta, attracting industry veterans, professionals, and newcomers alike.