Organizers Postpone Japan’s Largest Blockchain Summit, Citing Covid-19 Concerns




Organizers for the TEAMZ Blockchain Summit have officially announced that they are postponing the event until September 28, due to concerns about the coronavirus. The event is the largest blockchain-related gathering in Japan and was originally scheduled to begin in April.

According to the announcement, the organizers have been monitoring the coronavirus outbreak, which world health officials recently designated a global pandemic:

We are duly concerned about the safety and security of those attending the summit, speakers and sponsors.


TEAMZ has decided to postpone TEAMZ BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT April 22 to September 28 2020.

There was no mention made of any changes to the venue, sponsors, speakers, or media partners. Other media reports have suggested that the conference schedule is expected to proceed as previously planned, with anticipated speakers that include chair Roger Ver, billionaire investor Tim Draper, and many other industry luminaries.

The conference is expected to host more than 2,000 visitors, including industry experts, members of academia, blockchain adopters, venture capitalists, and other blockchain industry stakeholders.



Author: Ken Chase

Freelance writer whose interests include topics ranging from technology and finance to politics, fitness, and all things canine. Aspiring polymath, semi-professional skeptic, and passionate advocate for the judicious use of the Oxford comma.

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