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Infrachain Summit 2022 Will Take Place During the Luxembourg Blockchain Week

Following the success of the Luxembourg Blockchain Week launch edition in 2021, the Luxembourg Blockchain Lab is delighted to announce the second edition which will be held from the 3rd to 7th October 2022, in Luxembourg.

The Luxembourg Blockchain Week 2022 is a uniquely designed one week program open to the public, dedicated to concrete applications of Blockchain applied to various sectors key to Luxembourg and Europe. Bringing together top thought-leaders and pioneers in the technology related to SDGs topics, finance and more, to share their stories and insights, the event is creating a nurturing space for all to learn, network, and collaborate.

Right in the heart of Luxembourg at the National Sports and Culture Centre – d’Coque, the action-packed event features inspirational keynotes, discussions, crash courses, pitches, masterclasses, workshops, as well as world-class networking opportunities for blockchain enthusiasts.

This will provide a unique oversight on the possibilities of the blockchain and distributed Ledger technologies and what could be the impact for the citizens and the industries.

The Luxembourg Blockchain Lab is proud to announce the line-up of activities and events.

Monday 3rd October –It will start with a pre-event, in the form of crash courses, to provide various knowledge around the hot topics of the Week, it will give the participants all the keys to fully grasp the power of the solutions presented. Then the inauguration of the Luxembourg Blockchain Week with inspiring keynotes and an exclusive VIP Dinner at the soon to be inaugurated SixSeven restaurant, nestled on the top floor of the Royal Hamilius building and perched above the rooftop’s hanging gardens.

Tuesday 4th October – The sixth edition of the Infrachain Summit, focusing on operational blockchain use cases in decentralized identities, verifiable credentials, non-fungible token (NFT) and Metaverse/Web 3.0. H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister for Digitalisation of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, and the founder of Blockchain Israel, Yael Rozencwajg, will give keynote speeches. Tickets are available on www.infrachainsummit.com

Wednesday 5th October – Launch edition of the Luxembourg Blockchain Lab Day with a focus on the use of blockchain and DLT to help in the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), sustainability and social impact. The conference will welcome experts from Blockchain Israel, Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Institute, Moniflo, UNICEF Luxembourg, the EBSILUX Project and more, who will share their innovative solutions through a masterclass, enriching presentations, discussions, demonstrations, and a pitch track.

Thursday 6th October – The morning of day four will be dedicated to art and culture with a presentation of Rubey and a discussion around the unlocked opportunities to invest in art. The afternoon will centre around finance with events in collaboration with The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and Société Générale.

Friday 7th October – The Luxembourg Blockchain Week will close with more side events to be announced and notably a brunch around compliance in the field of digital assets organized by Lëtzblock.

The Luxembourg Blockchain Week is sponsored by Allen & Overy, The Blockchain Academy®, The Blockhouse Technology Ltd, Finimmo, Opportunity Financial Services SA., Société Générale Luxembourg SA.

Infrachain Summit is additionally sponsored by Etherna – Blockchain as a service and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg.

Weekly and daily tickets, as well as tickets for the VIP dinner are available on www.blockchainweek.lu

Emilie Allaert, Head of the Luxembourg Blockchain Lab “The Luxembourg Blockchain Lab will for the first time, be able to meet in person the Blockchain and DLT enthusiasts around a growing ecosystem. It will help them grasp the possibilities of a technology which is developing at a steady pace and has a greater reach, no matter the international context. Embark with us on this journey to discover the technology and its applications.”

Fabrice Croiseaux, Chairman of Infrachain “For years, Luxembourg has been the hub for digital innovation with an ongoing passion and interest for blockchain technology. We’re very excited to hold the sixth edition of the Infrachain Summit during the Luxembourg Blockchain Week, a showcase of how blockchain is transforming the industry through operational use cases and high-level speeches.”

About the Luxembourg Blockchain Week

The Luxembourg Blockchain Week is a unique event in Luxembourg where participants can discover concrete solutions using Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), digital Assets, metaverse, web3 and much more. This is also the opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest developments and learn more about the application of DLT to a wide range of industries, such as logistics, healthcare, and finance.

About the Luxembourg Blockchain Lab

The Luxembourg Blockchain Lab is the Luxembourg innovation cluster dedicated to everything related DLT. It is a non-profit initiative which aims at disseminating information about the technology to the wider group, in an agnostic way. One of its kind, the Luxembourg Blockchain Lab has a focus on SDGs, which means that the Lab is convinced the DLT technology can be used to do goods and promotes this approach. Next to this initial mission, the Lab, thanks to its growing ecosystem can present concrete solutions using DLT. Because more than words, we need actions and solutions. In order to implement these solutions, we need to gain the knowledge, this is why the Luxembourg Blockchain Lab is associated with the Digital Learning Hub, the House of Training and other organizations to provide dedicated trainings to a wide range of public. The future of tomorrow is created today. We educate, we provide the skills needed to the future economy.