Decentralized conference series

Decentralized Conference is the World’s Premier Learning Conference on Blockchain and Digital Currencies organized by the University of Nicosia.

Decentralized conferences are premier events in the blockchain and digital currencies space, organized annually by the University of Nicosia. These conferences aim to bring together the world’s leading business executives, academics, and technical experts to discuss the latest trends, innovations, and challenges in the blockchain industry. The past events featured a wide range of topics, including blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and the future of digital currency. With a strong emphasis on education, networking, and collaboration, Decentralized conferences serve as a key platform for fostering dialogue and innovation among participants from diverse backgrounds, promoting the growth and adoption of blockchain technology globally.

Since its inception, the Decentralized conference series, hosted by the University of Nicosia, has been at the forefront of blockchain and digital currency discourse. Highlighting key developments in blockchain and digital currencies, the annual event has featured themes like DeFi, NFTs, and digital transformation. With the 2020 shift to a virtual format due to the pandemic, the series continued to facilitate global discussions on blockchain’s evolving role. Over the years, Decentralized conferences have fostered innovation and collaboration, connecting experts across industries to explore the technology’s future impacts.

Decentralized learning Series

The Decentralized Learning Series 2020-21 transitioned to an online format, adapting to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. This series of virtual events covered a broad spectrum of topics related to blockchain technology’s current applications and its potential for future societal impact. The series facilitated discussions on a range of subjects, from financial systems to digital identity, highlighting the ongoing evolution of decentralization. It provided insights into how blockchain is influencing various sectors and emphasized the importance of collaborative innovation and research in understanding and leveraging this technology for a digital future.

Decentralized 2019

Decentralized 2019, held in Athens, Greece, continued its tradition as Europe’s premier blockchain conference, gathering a diverse array of experts, innovators, and thought leaders from around the globe. The conference featured keynote addresses from industry pioneers such as Dr. Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream, and David Chaum, CEO of Elixxir, offering insights into the latest advancements and future directions of blockchain technology. With a comprehensive program that included workshops, technology and business tracks, and academic discussions, Decentralized 2019 fostered in-depth exploration of blockchain’s potential to transform industries, governance, and society. Panel discussions delved into crucial topics like digital assets, tokenization, and blockchain’s role in the financial sector, reflecting the event’s role in shaping the discourse on decentralized technology’s global impact and its capacity to drive innovation and societal change.

Decentralized 2018

Decentralized 2018, Europe’s premier blockchain conference, was held in Athens, Greece, assembling experts in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The event was a hub for learning about the latest developments, networking with professionals, and exploring the future of digital currencies. Keynote addresses by notable figures such as Roger Ver, CEO of, highlighted the current state and forthcoming trends in the sector. With comprehensive sessions covering advances in blockchain technology, its application in financial services, industrial uses, and its educational and governance impacts, Decentralized 2018 served as a key platform for advancing understanding and fostering global blockchain community connections.

Decentralized 2017

Decentralized 2017, hosted in Limassol, Cyprus, marked a pioneering conference dedicated to blockchain technologies and their myriad applications. Organized by the University of Nicosia and its Institute for the Future, the event assembled over forty leading experts from 18 countries to delve into practical blockchain uses, regulatory challenges, and the future of digital currencies. This inaugural summit, aiming to advance understanding and inform policy, underscored the disruptive potential of blockchain across various sectors, including finance, healthcare, and governance. With a rich agenda featuring topics from the technical underpinnings of blockchain to its implications for future economic organizations, Decentralized 2017 established itself as a premier platform for fostering dialogue and innovation in the blockchain space.