2019 Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference

Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference – April 18th-25th 2019

International experts in the Blockchain and Crypto industry will gather for the first time in Pyongyang to share their knowledge and vision, establish connections and discuss business opportunities.

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Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference – 18th to 25th April 2019

International experts in the Blockchain and Crypto industry will gather for the first time in Pyongyang to share their knowledge and vision, establish connections and discuss business opportunities.

Who can join?

Any interested person except passports from: South Korea, Japan and Israel. Journalists are not allowed to attend.

How to apply?

For Participants — Send picture/scan of the main page of your passport, together with your full address, telephone and short CV-Resume (Stating studies, position and work/company) to: korea@korea-dpr.info

For Lecturers — Send picture/scan of the main page of your passport, together with your full address, telephone and short CV (Stating position and work/company) to: chrisemms@protonmail.com

Application deadline: February 10th, 2019

Price: 3,300 euro per person

Price Includes:

  • Flight Beijing-Pyongyang-Beijing,
  • 7 nights 3*** hotel in individual room
  • 3 meals a day (Vegetarian/Vegan meals available),
  • Attendance to the conference
  • Translators Korean-English
  • Transportation with driver
  • All entrances included in the programDoes not include: Payment of DPRK visa (Around 80 euro, depending on nationality and to be made directly in the DPRK Embassy in Beijing), flight from your country of origin to Beijing, laundry, extra drinks, rental of sports’ equipment.

Day 1, April 18th
Arrival to Pyongyang and hotel allocation.

Day 2, April 19th
Visits to the Great People’s Study House, Museum of the Korean War, Pyongyang University of Foreign Languages and a Secondary School.

Day 3, April 20th
Trip to Kaesong and visit Panmunjon (DMZ-Border between North and South Korea). Visit to the new inter-Korean liaison office. Return to Pyongyang.

Day 4, April 21st
Tower of Juche Idea, Kim Il Sung square, Skate park, Bowling, Shooting and shopping.

Day 5, April 22nd

Transfer to the Science and Technology Complex.
9:00 to 12:00
Blockchain and Crypto conference.
15:00 to 18:00
Blockchain and Crypto conference.

Day 6, April 23rd

Transfer to the Science and Technology Complex.
9:00 to 12:00
Blockchain and Crypto conference.
15:00 to 18:00
Blockchain and Crypto conference.

Day 7, April 24th

Visit to an Information Technology Company and the Daedonggang Beer Factory.

Afternoon:
DPRK general business presentation and private business meetings with interested counterparts.

Day 8, April 25th

Transfer to the airport and return to Beijing.

FAQ's

Are USA passports allowed to apply?

Yes, you are welcome to apply.

Can I bring my laptop, smartphone or tablet?

Yes, please note that any mass printed propaganda or digital/printed material against the dignity of the Republic is not allowed.

Is it safe in the DPR of Korea?

The DPRK can be considered the safest country in the world. As long as you have a basic common-sense and respect for the culture and belief of other nations, you’ll be always welcome and enjoy like thousands of friends we’ve been hosting for the past 28 years and engaged in cultural, sports, science or business relations.

Who is organizing this?

The organizers of the conference are, in the DPRK side, Mr. Alejandro Cao de Benos, Special Delegate for the Committee for Cultural Relations and President of the Korean Friendship Association (KFA), and in the technical side Mr. Chris Emms, Blockchain and Crypto expert.

Is internet available?

 Internet is available in the hotel at the price of 5 USD per hour.

What about phone calls?

There is no roaming service. It’s possible to buy a SIM card to be used to receive/make international phone calls, but we do not recommend it for such short time stay. You can make use of the communications’ room in the hotel to make international calls.