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Cardano Summit 2023 | Dubai, November 2-4, 2023


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  • Dates:
    Thu, 11/02/2023 - Sat, 11/04/2023
Cardano Summit 2023 | Dubai, November 2-4, 2023
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The Cardano Summit 2023 is a global event for anyone interested in blockchain technology. Led by the Cardano Foundation, it brings the Cardano community together. The Summit also welcomes everyone wishing to join the Cardano ecosystem or curious about how Cardano’s blockchain technology is being used to create positive change around the world. At the Summit, we celebrate successes and look to the future.


The Cardano Summit will happen on 2-4 November, 2023, with the main stage event taking place at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Multiple community-led events will also take place in different cities around the world.

Speakers on the lineup include: 

  • Frederik Gregaard - CEO, Cardano Foundation
  • Charles Hoskinson - CEO, IOG
  • Ken Kodama - CEO, EMURGO
  • Dr Marwan Al Zarouni - CEO, Dubai Blockchain Center
  • Emmanuelle Ganne - Senior Analyst, Economic Research and Statistics Division, World Trade Organisation
  • Nick Cooper - Head of Finance, Stacks Foundation 
  • Dominik Schiener - Co-Founder of IOTA & Chairman of IOTA Foundation
  • Ayumi Moore Aoki - Founder and CEO, Women-in-Tech
  • Vanessa Zuabi - Head of Ecosystem Development, VARA
  • Gabrielle Inzirillo - Head of Ecosystem Development, ADGM
  • Dr. Bernhard Kronfellner - Partner & Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group
  • Carmen Hett - Corporate Treasurer, UNHCR
  • Milica Begovic Head of Strategic Innovation, UNDP
  • Paola Valencia - Director of Operations & Strategic Partnerships, House of Blockchain. Swiss
  • Glen Jordan - CEO and Co-Founder, Empowa
  • Andrew Westberg - CTO, NEWM 
  • Shahaf Bar-Geffen - CEO, COTI
  • Robert Quartly-Janeiro - CSO, Bitrue
  • Dr Weijia Zhang - VP of Engineering at Wanchain
  • Andre Ayotte - Partner, Modus Africa

Further information on the speakers, sponsors and the Summit Hackathon, as well as details on the more than 25 community-led events across the globe can be found here