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Theme: Explore the extent and application of blockchain technology at its maximum potential.

This event occurred on
June 15, 2018
5:30pm - 7:50pm +08
(UTC +8hrs)
Ulaanbaatar, Töv

We will discuss global emerging technologies that will impact our world, learn how we can tap into the powerful potential of these technologies to create more diverse opportunities. We will facilitate discussions on practical problems, legislation, and broader societal implications of innovations we are surrounded now.

Our objectives are:
To share ideas about emerging technology in use for business, socio-economic benefits worldwide.
To support new partnerships and ideas among various sectors.
To showcase local talent and achievement in TEDx network.

On'n Off Event Hall
15-Khoroo, Khan-Uul District, Postal Office #36
Ulaanbaatar, Töv, 17011
Event type:
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Ata Borgujin ft Tsedendorj Art

Beatboxing, Mongolian throat singing and art

Boldbaatar Ochirsuren

Fintech Guru
Boldbaatar Ochirsuren is a founder and CFO of AND Global Pte.Ltd, a fintech startup company registered in Singapore. He received his Bachelor's degree in management from Bosphorus university, Turkey and he is a former manager at PwC UK. Boldbaatar has 13 years of accounting and finance experience in 4 different countries. He led the IPO for LendMN, a subsidiary company of AND Global and it was noted as the IPO done in the shortest period of time by the investors and broke all of the IPO records in the history of Mongolian Stock Exchange.

Husugtun Husugtun

We are a group of Mongolian folk musicians with the objective of bringing Traditional Mongolian music to the world. We are inspired by our nomadic ancestry and by our historic civilization. In addition to the traditional instruments of our group, we also incorporate the breath taking throat singing of our forefathers. We hope you can feel the passion and pride in our music as strongly as we do. We are KHUSUGTUN….conveyors of the Mongolian nomadic culture. ARIUNBOLD DASHDORJ (ARI) Head, horse-head fiddle, throat singer, guitarist, composer.2004-2006 Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture, Bachelor of Musician in Double Bass 2006-2010 Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture, Bachelor of Music in Composition BATZORIG VAANCHIG (ZORIGOO) Horse-head fiddle player, throat singer. Born in 1977 in Galuut soum, Bayankhongor province. 1985-1995 The 10-Years’ Secondary School of Bayankhongor province. 1995-2000 Horse-head fiddle class of the Institute of Culture, Ulaanbaatar city graduated as Teacher of music and Musician. AMARBAYASGALAN CHOVJOO (AMARAA) Zither player. Born in 1985 in Bulgan soum, Khovd province, 1993-1996 The 10-Years Secondary School of Bulgan soum, Khovd province, 1997-2003 College of Music and Dance as Musician, 2003-2007 University of Culture and Art, Faculty of zither as Solo, Teacher. Since 2008 worked as a Solo Musician at the Mongolian National Song and Dance Academic Ensemble and in 2009 has taken part to establish the “KHUSUGTUN” Group under the named Ensemble where have been working as a solo musician continuously till today and at the same time since 2010 has been working as a teacher of zither at the University of Culture and Art. CHULUUNBAATAR OYUNGEREL (CHUKA) Horse-head fiddle player, throat singer. Born in 1989 in Ulaanbaatar city. 1996-2009 Graduated as a Solo Musician from the College of Music and Dance. ULAMBAYAR KHURELBAATAR (UUGAA) Cellist, tovshuur (lute player) and throat singer. Born in 1989 in Ulaanbaatar city. 1997-2007 Graduated as a Musician of cello from the College of Music and Dance. ADIYADORJ GOMBOSUREN (ADIYA) Fifer, throat singer and percussion musician. Born in 1981 in Ulaanbaatar city. 1988-2000 graduated the folk flute class of the College of Music and Dance, specialized as musician, 2001-2005 Art critic and teacher of the National University of Mongolia.

Mariana Dahan

Technologist and Humanitarian
Mariana Dahan is Top Leader in Identity (OWI 2018 & 2017). She awarded Team Leader of the ID4D global agenda from World Bank and awarded Young Scholar, by oikos/ United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). She is Ph.D.- Management; Economic Sciences; Graduated Magna Summa cum Laude, Paris II Assas University and Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris, France. Moreover, Mariana is a published author (academic, World Bank, World Economic Forum, M.I.T., CIO magazine, TIME magazine ) and also recognized by TIME magazine for work on ID4D. She invited as a guest/keynote speaker to World Economic Forum, Harvard University, Brookings Institution, Center for Global Development, IEEE Computer Society, Open Society Foundations; Industry events: Newsweek, Mobile World Congress, Connect:ID, CARTES, eID Conference, and more.

Mark Ginzburg

Ideologist of Blockchain
Mark Ginzburg is the CEO and founder of MTN Property Holdings and Ukrainian Investment Holding, located in Kiev, Ukraine. As the head of both MTN and UIH, Mark has built and developed over 380,000 square meters of commercial and residential space in and around the Kiev region. As an entrepreneur, Ginzburg has focused on launching tech-related start-ups in both Ukraine and the USA, focusing on the ways that blockchain can be applied to all facets of the real estate industry. Mark became the first in the world to execute a real estate transaction for crypto-currency, and log the entire transaction on blockchain. He sold the property to the founder of TechCrunch magazine.

Organizing team


Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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  • Sundari Enkhtugs