Malta A.I. & Blockchain Summit is a bi-annual expo covering topics relating to the global sectors for blockchain, A.I., Big Data, IoT, and Quantum technologies. The event includes conferences hosted by globally renowned speakers, workshops for industry learning and discussion, an exhibit space accommodating more than 400 brands and much more. Malta AIBC also develops global satellite events such as the Knights of Blockchain networking dinners, Champagne brunch and other industry meet-ups. The Malta AIBC brand also distributes the bi-annual publication BLOCK, with interviews, articles, and industry insights for the sector.
The first Malta Blockchain Summit took place in November 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel in St Julians, Malta, attracting 8,500 attendees from over 80 countries worldwide, with 300 sponsors and exhibitors, 200 speakers, and 1 A.I. VIP (Sophia the world’s first robot citizen). With strong support from the Maltese government, the event has quickly established itself as one of the world’s leading destinations for the growing sectors of A.I., Blockchain and DLT, IoT, and other vertical industries. At the 2018 event the Maltese government introduced 3 new bills to support the growth of the sector and promoting Malta as the “Blockchain Island” as well as the launch of an A.I. task force, designed to implement a national strategy on A.I.