About BBA

About BBA

About BBA

Established in 2017, The British Blockchain Association (BBA) is the most influential voice in the blockchain industry. It is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes evidence-based adoption of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) across the public and private sectors. 

Our advisory board is drawn from the worlds of Blockchain academia, Information Technology, Computer Science, regulators and policymakers in the field of distributed ledger technologies. BBA is a close-knit network of experts and organisations connecting policymakers, academics, blockchain engineers, venture capitalists and visionaries. 

BBA's History Timeline

  • December 2016 to July 2017

    BBA's ideology, vision and mission conceived

    Founders devise the long-term roadmap 

    BBA's governance structure established

    Stakeholder consultation

  • July 2017 to December 2017

    BBA website goes live

    BBA Twitter launched 

    First BBA Advisory Board appointments

    JBBA launched in December 2017

  • January 2018 to July 2018

    JBBA Editorial Board appointed 

    JBBA publishes its first peer reviewed Blockchain research on March 2017

    First issued of JBBA published

    BBA establishes key global alliances and partnerships

  • July 2018 to December 2018

    Letter from the Queen received

    BBA Introduces Fellowships (FBBA) 

    JBBA indexed at all major libraries including The British Library

    2nd Issue of JBBA published

    BBA coins the term  "Evidence Based Blockchain"

  • January 2019 to July 2019

    1st Blockchain International Scientific Conference ISC2019 and 11 new Fellows inducted

    Centre for Evidence based Blockchain launched 3rd Issue of JBBA

    BBA's Industry Think-Tank established

  • August 2019 to December 2019

    BBA Launches author services for Non-native English Speaking researchers

    4th Issue of JBBA published

    First BBA fellow appointment from India

    BBA unveils new Logo

    JBBA Best Papers announced

  • 2020

    2nd Blockchain ISC2020

    Key partnerships & strategic alliances

    Industry Think Tank Launched

    BBA's global expansion

    5th issue of JBBA published

  • Jan - Mar 2021

    Hosted 3rd Blockchain International Scientific Conference ISC2021

    Published 7th issue of the JBBA

  • Apr - June 2021

    Launched the Blockchain Associations Forum (BAF) and hosted the first Member Summit on 26 June 2021

  • July 2021

    BBA publishes the landmark Excellence Standards Framework of UK's National Blockchain Roadmap NBR VISION 2030

  • November 2021

  • FEBRUARY 2022: BBA Launched its METAVERSE Headquarters

    BBA Launched its METAVERSE Headquarters

  • March 2022

    BBA organises 4th Blockchain International Scientific Conference ISC2022 on 14 March, 2022


  • 9th Issue of The JBBA Published

  • BAF 2nd Annual Summit

    2nd Annual Summit of Blockchain Associations Forum, 17 September 2022 (53 participating countries)

    Summit Portal

  • 10th Issue of JBBA Published

    10th Issue of The JBBA published on 1 November 2022

  • ISC2023 Researchers and universities

    BBA Hosts 5th Blockchain International Scientific Conference ISC2023 in Manchester

    BBA Hosts 5th Blockchain International Scientific Conference ISC2023 in Manchester

  • 11th Issue of The JBBA Published

    May 2023: The 11th issue of the JBBA published 

  • National Metaverse Roadmap: Recommendations

    BBA Put Forward Recommendations toward UK's National Metaverse Strategy

  • BAF 2023

    BAF 3rd Annual Member Summit Announced - July 2023

  • APPG Blockchain

    BBA becomes the Secretariat of UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain Technologies - Sep 2023

    BBA becomes the Secretariat of new UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain Technologies [APPG]. 

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  • 12th Issue of The JBBA Published

    12th issue of the JBBA (Nov 2023) was published on 27 October 2023. 


  • 2023 Year-in-Review

  • APPG Roundtable

    January 2024: Parliamentary Blockchain Industry Roundtable

    BBA, as Secretariat of the Blockchain APPG, hosted Parliamentary Industry Roundtable in UK Parliament, January 2024.

  • Philipp Sandner FBBA

    February 2024: New BBA Fellows Elected

    Two new Fellows elected to the BBA.

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