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DevTalks Cluj — the largest IT conference for the community of developers in Romania, now at its 5th edition — will take place on Thursday, May 16th at Cluj Innovation Park CREIC. At the “Emerging Tech” section of the event, Modex will be represented by Florin Otto, VP of Product. His keynote will focus on blockchain and the Modex platform, with useful insights for developers who wish to start developing on blockchain and thus have the opportunity to learn more from Modex’s specialists.


Connecting the IT community with DevTalks

DevTalks is the largest IT conference in Romania which connects developer communities from all over the country, giving them the opportunity to network, learn and explore topics approached by key local and international experts in the field. Since 2014, DevTalks has grown into an ideal environment for the IT community to connect and discuss the hottest trends in technology as well as an opportunity to interact with emerging startups and key players in tech. The previous editions of DevTalks gathered over 2,500 developers, entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders all with the same goal in mind: to attend an event designed for IT enthusiasts and lay the foundation for a tight-knit community of developers.

Modex at DevTalks

Modex will be represented at DevTalks by Florin Otto, who will take the stage during the Emerging Tech conference to share his in-depth knowledge of blockchain technology with the audience. A keen blockchain enthusiast, Otto will illustrate how blockchain technology can have a deep impact on established business models, as well as emerging industries, underlining the technology’s potential to become the invisible framework which supports society. Of course, all this potential means that blockchain related skills are highly sought after in the market, and as time passes the demand will only go up.

With respect to this, Otto will showcase the Modex Developer Platform, an ecosystem purposefully tailored to answer all the needs of developers who wish to develop for the blockchain. The ecosystem encompasses a custom-made toolkit made by developers for developers with the goal to unify all the tools necessary for blockchain development in a single place. Florin Otto will be joined by Dan Popescu, Software Tech Lead at Modex, who will also be present at the Modex exhibition booth. An expert in blockchain development, Dan will gladly discuss with visitors eager to learn more about blockchain and will answer their questions. Due to his expertise, he is the ideal person to reveal what it really means to develop for the blockchain, to offer useful tips and tricks, and to highlight the requirements needed to start working with this technology.

In the spotlight: Modex Academy

A common issue faced by the industry is that many people still use blockchain and Bitcoin interchangeably, associating this technology with cryptocurrency only. To help correct this issue, Otto will present Modex Academy, a project which in its initial stages aims to help the tech uninitiated to clarify this severe misunderstanding and help them build a solid foundation of the core concepts and inner workings of blockchain technology. Sitting at the forefront of disruption, Modex bridges the gap between the development community and the real world. At Modex, we empower developers to build DApps that are simple to use and make the complexity of the blockchain and smart contracts more accessible to everyone. In essence, we are solving the last mile problem of the blockchain: the adoption.

Join us in Cluj on May 16th!

May 16th will mark the 5th edition of DevTalks, which will set the spotlight once again on IT enthusiasts. It is estimated that this year’s edition will bring together over 1.500 participants, all of them eager to take part at the extensive conference lineup, ranging from Emerging Tech, DevOps, Web & Mobile, Datafication, Java, Product Management and Smart Everything. Due to rapid developments in tech and innovations in the fields of AI, blockchain, Cluj is soon to witness an intensive round of debate and conversation on the topic.

With each new edition, DevTalks aims to set higher goals and surpass previous achievements. This year the conference will host over 60 international and local speakers, workshops, demos and challenges all with the aim to encourage active participation from attendees. Although the event is specially tailored for developers, IT professionals and entrepreneurs, students and even the younger generation is highly encouraged to participate, as this may mark the beginning of a new passion which can easily develop into a new and successful career prospect.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to connect with members of the IT community and industry experts to discuss and learn more about the hottest topic in tech. We’re looking forward to meeting you at DevTalks Cluj, Innovation Park CREIC (Lombului FN, Cluj-Napoca 400227) on May 16th!

About Modex

Modex, a blockchain company, is promoting the adoption of blockchain technology and strongly believes into a future built around blockchain. Modex offers fully integrated services designed to solve the last mile adoption problem of the blockchain and aims to make blockchain user-friendly for every single device or person. At Modex, we are able to innovate thanks to our incredible team of experts and we offer services for the entire blockchain technology ecosystem: Marketplace for Smart Contracts, community tools for developers and blockchain as database services for enterprises.

In over two years, using cutting-edge technologies and with a clear strategy, Modex has evolved from the world’s first app store for blockchain into a complex ecosystem designed for developers’ needs and for enterprises looking for blockchain solutions. Our mission is to spread and facilitate the adoption of blockchain into the society and to solve real world problems using this revolutionary technology.