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Shermin Voshmgir

Shermin Voshmgir
My bio:

Shermin Voshmgir is the founder of BlockchainHub, that started in Berlin, and has since panned out internationally. It is a decentral network of autonomous Hubs that inform, analyze and discuss interdisciplinary implications of Blockchain and the Decentral Web. Shermin is on the advisory board of the Estonian e-residency program, a curator of theDAO and regularly speaks at conferences and consults on Blockchains & Smart Contracts. Shermin did her PhD in IT-Management at the Vienna University of Economics, where she used to work as an assistant professor and currently lectures blockchain related topics. Furthermore she studied film and drama in Madrid. Her past work experience ranges from internet start-ups, IT consulting & filmmaking. Among others her films have screened in Cannes and at dOCUMENTA.

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Speaking Engagements


Shermin gives talks in German & English. Current topics:

  • Blockchain & Future of the Internet

  • ICOs & Token Economy

  • Crypto Economics

  • Privacy in the Digital Age & Digital Human Rights

  • Convergence of Future Tech - Blockchain, AI, IoT, VR, 3DP

Speaking Engagements

Bahrain Art Exchange
Panel: Blockchain & Art
Bahrain, March 7, 2019

Plattform Industrie 4.0
Blockchain & Web3
Bregenz, Dez 12, 2018

Blockchain & Web3
Cologne, Dez 6, 2018

Cryptomonday: Blockchain & Sustainability
Introduction and State of Research (the event will be open to a general public)
Vienna, Nove 27, 2018

Aussenwirtschaft Österreich & Institut für Kryptoökonomie
Panel: Convergence of Technologies: Blockchain, AI and IOT
Vienna, Nove 26, 2018

TedX Cern
Keynote: Blockchain and the Web3: The future of the Web ist Decentralized
Cern, November 20 2018

Robert Bosch Stiftung 
Panel: Future of Society
Berlin, Nov 13, 2018

Boston Consulting Group
Blockchain Primer
London, Nov 8, 2018

Deutsche Telekom: Digital 2018
Keynote: Blockchain & Token Economy
Cologne, Nov 7, 2018

House of Beautiful Business
Keynote:Token Driven Societies
Lisbon, Nov 4,  2018

Keynote: Blockchain & Machine Economy
Munich,Oct 27, 2018

Gewinn Messe 
Blockchain und die Token Ökonomie
Vienna, Oct 17, 2018

Hagel Insurance
Blokchcain Primer
Vienna, Oct 17, 2018

Adesso Insurance Forum
Keynote: Blockchain & Token Economy
Munich, Oct 16 2018

Financial Market Authority, Austria
Panel: Impact of Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies
Vienna, 4. Oct 2018

Athesia Media
Keynote: Blockchain, Web3 & Token Economy
Bolzano, Italy, September 20, 2018

Interne Revision
Keynote: Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies
Salzburg, 13/14. Sept 2018

Audi AG
Keynote: Blockchain & Token Economy
Ingoldstadt, September 5 2018

Forum Alpbach
Blockchain & Information Security
Alpbach, 29. Aug 2018

Adesso Banking Forum
Keynote: Blockchain & Token Economy
Frankfurt, August 22 2018

Bochum University
Keynote: Plurale Ökonomie
Bochum, 11. Juli 2018

TedX Heidelberg
Heidelberg, 30. Juni 2018

Panel: Medienbildung
Berlin, 19. Juni 2018

Poetry of the Real
Keynote: Blockchain & Cryptoeconomics
Zurich, 13. Juni 2018

IMPACT - SBA Research
Keynote: State of Cryptoeconomics Research
Vienna, 12. June 2018

Keynote: Blockchain & Future of the Web
Berlin, 7. June 2018

Prozess Management Forum
Keynote: Blockchain & Future of the Web
Vienna, 7. June 2018

WU Matters
Keynote: Intro to Blockchain & Cryptoeconomics
Wien, 5. Juni 2018

Schöne Neue Welt
Keynote: Blockchain, ein Betriebssystem für eine neue Welt
Klagenfurt, 1. Juni 2018

Token Economy – The Crypto Economics of Blockchain
Loipersdorf, 17. May 2018

Katapult Future Fest
Keynote: Programming a Sustainable World
Oslo,14-16 May 2018

Re:pubica 2018 
Panel: Kryptopia oder altes Geld mit neuen Mitteln: Bauen wir noch ein neues Finanzsystem – oder passen wir das alte nur an?
Berlin, 2. May 2018

Keynote: Towards a Token Economy
Panel: Data Privacy
Vienna, 18-19 April 2018

Future Technology Panel
Berlin, 17. April 2018

Future Technology Panel
Berlin, 17. April 2018

Crypto42 Summit
Keynote: Token Valuation Framework
Vienna, 16. April 2018

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft
Keynote: Blockchain, Kryptoökonomie und Co. - Was ist das eigentlich und wie verändert es unser Leben?
Vienna, 13. April 2018

Improve Digital
Keynote: Blockchain & the Future of Marketing
Venice, 29. March 2018

Insurance Forum Austria
Blockchains and Smart Contracts for the Insurance Industry
Neusiedlersee, 22. March 2018

Credit Risk
Token Economy – The Crypto Economics of Blockchain
Vienna, 15. March 2018

Jordan Economic Forum
Keynote: Token Economy – The Crypto Economics of Blockchain
Panel: Blockchain and Beyond
Dead Sea, Jordan, 13. March 2018

Money Talks #2 @ Supermarkt
Token Economy – The future of Currencies?
Berlin, Feb 22 2018

Crypto Asset Conference
Frankfurt School of Business
Keynote: Crypto Economics & How to evaluate a Token
Frankfurt, 23 March 2018

LEAD Community Summit
Speaker: Neue Führung, Neue Welt - Führung in Zeiten von digitalem Wandel
Berlin, Feb 16 2018

Humboldt University Berlin
"Blockchain in Society" panel with Nina-Luisa Siedler, Frederike Ernst, Sven Läpple, Florian Glatz, Shermin Voshmgir
Berlin, Jan 25 2018, 19:00-21:00h

Humboldt University Berlin
"Blockchain in Society" panel with Nina-Luisa Siedler, Frederike Ernst, Sven Läpple, Florian Glatz, Shermin Voshmgir
Thursday, 25 January 2018, 19:00-21:00h.

European Lotteries Association
Blockchain & Smart Contracts
Brussels, Dec 1 2017

Bank Austria
Keynote: Blockchain & the Token Economy
Linz, 29. Nov 2017

Emerging Technologies and the Future of Citizenship
Identity & Privacy on the Blockchain
Florence, 27. Nov 2017

Next Digital Leader Summit
Blockchain & the Future of the Web
Essen, Zollverein,11. Nov 2017

Banking & Technology Days
Blockchain Keynote & Panel
Vienna, 9. Nov 2017

EHI Technologie Tage
E-Commerce Implications of Blockchain Technology
Essen, 7 Nov 2017

Blockchain & Science Hack’n’Share
Token Economy – The Crypto Economics of Blockchain
Berlin, Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, 29. Oct 2017

Hidden Values
Keynote & Panel
Essen, Zollverein, 27. Oct 2017

Creative NRW 
Blockchain & The Future of the Web, Keynote
Köln, 26. Oct 2017

Ada Lovelace Festival
Blockchain & the Future of the Internet, Keynote
Berlin, 19. Oct 2017

Wirtschaftsforum Baden-Württemberg
Blockchain Keynote for Digitale Zukunft – Chancenreich und Chancengleich
Stuttgart, 9. Oct 2017

9984 Summit
Keynote: Privacy in the Machine Economy: On digital human rights, the right to encryption and self sovereign data
Berlin, 9. Oct 2017

Innogy Unconference & Iprize
Blockchain & IoT: Why privacy matters
Berlin, 28. Sept 2017

Circle: Changing Dynamics
Keynote: Blockchain
Amsterdam, 22. Sept 2017

Next Conference
Keynote: Blockchain & the Future of the Internet
Hamburg, 21. Sept 2017

Magic of Innovation
Keynote: Blockchain, Smart Contracts & The Future of Insurance
Vienna, 20. Sept 2017

Blockchain Lightning Talk & Panel
Hamburg, 14. Sept 2017

UDL Digital
Talkshow & Diskussion: Gesellschaft Ohne Geld?
Mit Jens Spahn & Shermin Voshmgir
Berlin, 11. Sept 2017

Keynote: Blockchain & the Decentralized Web – Own your own Data!
How the Internet is broken and why we could fix it with Blockchain
Copehagen, 6. Sept 2017

Good School
Keynote: Intro to Blockchain
Berlin, August 31, 2017

Propellor Film Tech Hub & BlockchainHub
Blockchain & The Film Industry, Keynote
Berlin, August 29, 2017

Young Leaders Program, BDI
Blockchain & the Future of Democracy
Berlin, August 25, 2017

Tech Open Air
Blockchain Tokens & ICOs
Berlin, 12-14 July 2017

Mind, Culture and Behaviour in the Digital Age @ Alpe Adria University
Keynote: Blockchain
Klagenfurt, 28 June 2017

BAKS: Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik
Keynote: Blockchain, Smart Contracts & the Decentral Web
Berlin, June 20 2017

Keynote: Blockchain und Smart Contracts: Wie eine IT-Technologie die Welt verändern kann
Frankfurt, June 20 2017

Pey – The Block Conference
Blockchain & ICOs
Hannover, June 14 2017

Austria Connect Conference
Keynote: Blockchain
Barcelona, June 8 2017

Storage Solution Day
Keynote: Blockchain, Smart Contracts und verteilte Filesysteme
Zurich, June 1 2017

The Next Web
Keynote: New Kids on the Blockchain
Amsterdam, May 19 2017

Fraunhofer Institut
Anwendungen & Potentiale der Blockchain
Keynote: Future of Identity
Berlin, May 18 2017

Katapult Festival
Panel: Our future Society
Keynote: Death of Government
Panel: Post Scarcity
Oslo, May 10-12 2017

FUEL Conference
Keynote: Re-think Internet: Blockchain
Berlin, May 9 2017

Disrupting Organizations: Decentralized Autonomous Organizations on the Blockchain
Berlin, May 8 2017

Austrian Federal Ministry of Economics: Blockchain Deep Dive
Keynote & Break out Session: Self Sovereign Identity on the Blockchain
Vienna, May 6-7 2017

Fonds Insights 2017
Blockchain, Smart Contracts & the Future of Law
Imperial Riding School Renaissance Austria Hotel
Vienna, Mai 5 2017

Gamechanger Festival
Keynote: Disrupting Organizations
Vienna, April 25 2017

STORAGE Technology Conference
Keynote: Blockchain & Dezentrale File Systeme
Bonn, April 24 2017

Digital City Vienna: Blockchain Kickoff
Keynote: Blockchain
Vienna, April 25 2017

CSC Bankenforum
Blockchain Panel
Frankfurt, March 29 2017

Ethereum Meetup
Blockchain’s Problems with Unknown Unknowns
Berlin, March 28 2917

DiNE – digital. inspiring. networking
Blockchain Workshop
Munich, March 22 2017

2033 – neue Perspektiven für gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt
Panel: “Welche Gesellschaft werden wir sein? Welche Gesellschaft wollen wir sein?” with Prof. Karin Heitzmann, stv. Leiterin Forschungsinstitut Economics of Inequality, WU Wien, Christopher Lindinger, Director Research & Innovation, Ars Electronica Future Lab Othmar Sailer, CEO LiSEC Group, Stephan Vopel, Direktor, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Dr. Shermin Voshmgir, Gründerin Blockchainhub Berlin
Impact Hub Vienna, Lindengasse 56
Vienna, March 20 2017

IPDB Meetup on Blockchain Governance
Voltastr. 5, Haus 12, Treppe 3, 1. OG, Berlin
Berlin, March 1 2017

Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research & Economy
Introducing Blockchain: How to integrate Blockchain into Austria’s Digital Roadmap
Vienna, February 24 2017

GSW Forum 2017
Keynote & Breakout Session: Blockchain, Smart Contracts & Dezentrale Autonome Organisationen
Oberursel bei Frankfurt, Feb 23 2016

Technology, Trends & Innovation: Blockchain Track @ Steinbeiss SMI
Full Day Workshop
Berlin, 22. Februar 2017

Berlin Legal Tech Conference & Hackathon
Breakout Session Blockchain
Berlin, Feb 10 2016

#openspace @ Kommerzbank
Talk: Blockchain, Smart Contracts & the Decentral Web
Berlin, Feb 7 2016

Blockchain Tag für die Energiewelt
Keynote: DAO Security Aspects
Berlin, January 27 2016

Kaffee & IT(ee) @ Deutscher Bundestag
Berlin, January 27 2016

Privacy Camp @ CPDP conference
Owning the Web Together: Peer Production & Sharing
Panel with Other confirmed participants in the panel are Ela Kagel (Supermarkt), Tim Jordan (University of Sussex) and Seda Gürses (KULeuven and Princeton University)
Brussels, 24 January 2017, 9.30 to 11.00 at Université Saint-Louis

Platform Coops – Start your own!
Keynote: Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
Berlin, December 9 2016

Blockchain Startup Contest Energie Steiermark
Keynote & Jury
28. Nov 2016, Graz

Österreichische Lotterien
Keynote Innovationsbreakfast
25. Nov 2016, Wien

Bitkom Arbeitsgruppe
Blockchain Use Cases
24. Nov 2016, Frankfurt

Bundeskanzleramt, Stattsminister Dr. Helge Braun
Keynote & Blockchain Roundtable
23. Nov 2016, Berlin

HUB Conference hosted by Bitkom
Keynote & Blockchain Panel
22. Nov 2016, Berlin

Breaking Patterns
New Economic Models on The Blockchain (Talk & Panel)
25. Oct 2016, 13:00, Vienna

re:publica Dublin
Blockchain & The Future of Law (Talk)
20. Oct 2016, Dublin

SAE Convention
Blockchain, Smart Contracts and the Decentral Web (Talk)
12. Oct, 2016, Cologne

Bitkom Blockchain Day
Blockchain Talks & Blockchain Panels Bitkom Internal Event (Talk & Panel)
6. Oct 2016, Frankfurt

Future of Identity
Blockchain and Future of Identity (Panel)
Tallinn, Sept 1, 2016

DAOs & the Future of Decentralized Governance (Talk & Panel)
Keynote, Shermin Voshmgir (BlockchainHub) & Panel with Griff Green (, Nina Siedler (DLA Piper) & Greg McMullen (IPDB)
July 22, 2016 10:00 AM, Agora Collective, Mittelweg 50, 12053 Berlin

TOA Satellite Event
The Future of Data Science (Panel)
July 13, 2016 6:00 PM, Betahaus, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20, Berlin
Panelists: Jose Quesada (Data Science Retreat, Machine Learning), Rino Montiel (eyeEM, Computer Vision), Shermin Voshmgir (Blockchainhub, Blockchain & Web 3.0)

Hertie School of Governance
HEEN – Hertie Energy & Environment Network
How can digitalization advance the low­carbon economy? (Talk & Panel)
July 2, 2016, Berlin

BlockchainHub Meetup
Introduction to Blockchain & Smart Contracts (Talk)
27 June 2016, Berlin, 19.00 Hubraum

Forum Alpbach presents re:think Austria
Introduction to Blockchain & Smart Contracts (Talk)
18 June 2016, Linz

The Future of Apps are dApps
16 June 2016, Zurich

Solarpraxis: Blockchain & Energy
Introduction to Blockchain & Smart Contracts (Keynote)
23 May 2016, Berlin

IFSE: Blockchain & the Arts
“Digitalisierung machen die anderen”
Workshop with Masha McConaghy & Shermin Voshmgir
23 May 2016, Berlin

OuiShare Fest
Talk & Workshop with Shermin Voshmgir
18-20 May 2016, Paris

Blockchain & the Future of Governance (Talk & Panel)
May 2016, Berlin

Blockchains & Smart Contracts (Keynote)
8 April 2016, RedBull Ring, Austria

Technical University of Berlin
Workshop by Shermin Voshmgir: Blockchain, Smart Contracts & Decentralising Trust
Hosted by Department of Information Systems Engineering, Berlin, March 08 2016

Blockchain Vlaanderen Meetup
Presenting Blockchainhub (Talk)
Feb 29 2016, Leuven, Belgium

Vienna University of Economics
Blockchain, Crypto Economy & Crypto Law (Talk)
Hosted by the Department of Information Systems, D2.0.038, 16:30 – 18:30
Jan 26 2016, Vienna

Blockchain & Smart Contracts (Talk)
January 7, 2016, Betahaus, Berlin

Vienna University of Economics
Department of Information Systems (Workshop
Dec 21 2015, Vienna

BlockchainHub Roundtable
Hosted by European Forum Alpbach with Masha McConaghy (, Philippe Narvale (Forum Alpbach), Gavin Wood (Ethereum), Joerg Platzer (Room77, Bundesverband Bitcoin & Author of ‘Bitcoin kurz & gut’), Shermin Voshmgir (BlockchainHub)
Berlin, 12 October 2015

Blockchain & The Future of Democracy (Talk)
10 October 2015, Berlin