The first IBREA European Summit will bring the innovators in construction & real estate together.

With experts around the globe we’re on a journey to discover the business opportunities and potential of blockchain technology for our industry.

It is a full day event, where top professionals from both the real estate and blockchain technology industries will gather together in masterclasses, panel discussions and working groups. Selected blockchain projects in this space will have the opportunity to showcase their companies. The IBREA European Summit is an excellent opportunity to meet investors, entrepreneurs, real estate professionals, blockchain specialists, and enthusiasts.

EDGE Olympic is proud to showcase its inspiring and technologically advanced ecosystem by hosting the IBREA European Summit as its first event.

EDGE Olympic is the next generation workplace by combining sustainability, design, flexibility, and a health environment. The result is an inspiring environment with a wide variety of flexible workspaces and first class conference facilities. 


Tuesday / May 29th, 2018   

EDGE Olympic / Fred Roeskestraat 115-117-123, Amsterdam

IBREA European Summit

395 Euro / Early Bird Registration - Limited Quantity

595 Euro / Standard Registration - April 2nd

695 Euro / Late Registration - May, 7th



8:00 - 9:00          Registration

9:00 - 9:30          Coffee Reception

Serving coffee, tea, smoothie, juice and breakfast rolls.

9:30 - 10:00        Opening Remarks

Sabine Schoorl and Alexandra Levin Kramer will open the summit with the state of blockchain real estate around the world. They will provide an overview of IBREA's current and future efforts to transform the real estate for the 21st Century.

Speaker: Sabine Schoorl, Founder of PropTech Academy

10:10 - 10:40      Chairman's Address

Ragnar Lifthrasir is passionate about rebooting the real estate industry with Bitcoin and blockchain. He is the founder of IBREA and the tech startup velox.RE. Ragnar will discuss the most pressing topics in blockchain real estate and how the International Blockchain Real Estate Association is solving and leading those topics.

Speaker: Ragnar Lifthrasir, Founder of IBREA

10:40 - 11:00      Break & Networking

11:00 - 11:30       Title Registry & Ownership of Real Estate in Blockchain

Title is often the first application that comes to mind when discussing blockchain and real estate. 2017 has seen several successful pilots around the world and several startups are building solution. Title insurance companies, government agencies, and large real estate holders are exploring how a blockchain based title system will help or hurt them. 

11:40 - 12:00       Smart Contracts, Smart Buildings and Smart Cities

Keynote on how to use smart contracts to create smarter buildings and organize smart cities.

12:00 - 12:30      Showcase Blockchain Projects 



12:30 - 14:00      Lunch & Networking

Serving sandwich wraps, soups, breads and fresh salads.

14:00 - 14:45      Panel Discussion: Tokenization & Initial Coin Offerings

Tokenization is the process whereby assets are digitally and peer-to-peer tradable on a blockchain. Financial institutions, banks and trading platforms worldwide are looking for how digital assets such as Bitcoin, as well as real assets such as real estate can be traded. Initial Coin Offerings, ICOs, have become a very popular way to raise money. What is the role of ICOs? What do investors think of this new form of financing? 

14:45 - 15:30       Masterclass I

  1. Blockchain: What it is and what it is not.
  2. How to use cryptocurrency to buy, escrow, or crowdfund Real Estate.
  3. How to start blockchain pilot projects in Real Estate?
  4. The role and promise of distributed file storage with blockchain. 

Moderators: To Be Announced

15:30 - 15:45       Break & Networking 

15:45 - 16:30      Masterclass II

  1. How to use bitcoin and cryptocurrencies to buy property. 
  2. Leveraging blockchain for property transfers and registries. 
  3. Real world application of smart contracts. 
  4. How to use blockchain for crowdfunding real estate. 

16:30 - 17:00        Blockchain Real Estate Around The World

Several of our leaders will discuss what is happening in their part of the world. They will discuss differences in laws, startup environment, and interest levels of their local real estate community.

Speakers: To Be Announced    Moderator: Ragnar Lifthrasir, Founder of IBREA

17:00 - 19:00 Cocktail Reception

After a day full of inspiration and information about blockchain, projects and possibilities, we chat comfortably with networking drink and bites. Meet the speakers, sponsors and other innovators in construction and real estate.

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Become A Sponsor

IBREA offers several opportunities to engage stakeholders and increase your visibility in the most important tech breakthrough in the last 30 years. With Industry Memberships, Event and Educational Sponsorships to match your budget and engagement goal.  IBREA will launch your organization into the forefront of blockchain real estate activity.



More speakers to be announced soon. If you would like to be a speaker, please contact us.

   Ragnar Lifthrasir   - Founder of IBREA, CEO of velox.RE

Ragnar Lifthrasir - Founder of IBREA, CEO of velox.RE

   Lutz Thelen   - Founder of Elea Labs AG

Lutz Thelen - Founder of Elea Labs AG

   Sabine Schoorl   - Marketeer Innovator Strategist

Sabine Schoorl - Marketeer Innovator Strategist

   Ari Shpanya  -  Founder of Slice

Ari Shpanya - Founder of Slice

   Denis Petrovcic  -  Co-Founder of Blocksquare

Denis Petrovcic - Co-Founder of Blocksquare

   Achim Jedelsky   -   Head of Processes/IT, Daimler Real Estate

Achim Jedelsky - Head of Processes/IT, Daimler Real Estate

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