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Day One: Pre-Conference Workshops

Monday, October 8, 2018

Please Note: These workshops are an additional fee and must be signed up for separately from the general conference. You must register for your workshop prior to the start of the event due to limited availability.

8:00 am

9:00 am

Workshop A:

Debbie Hoffman
Founder & CEO
Symmetry Advisors

9:00 am

Workshop B:

Christopher S. Calicott
Managing Director
Trammell Venture Partners
Irina Litchfield
Founder
BlockchainCubed

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

Workshop C:

John Riley
Co-Founder & CEO
C N C Blockchain Advisory LLC

1:00 pm

Workshop D:

Bob Tapscott
CIO, Tapscott Group & Author
Blockchain Research Institute

4:00 pm

Day Two: General Summit

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

8:00-8:50

8:51–9:00

Michael Earley
Director - Research: AI, Blockchain & Emerging Technologies
GSMI

9:00–9:30

Keynote:

Bob Tapscott
CIO, Tapscott Group & Author
Blockchain Research Institute

9:30–10:00

Keynote/Fireside Chat:

Brian Behlendorf
Executive Director
Hyperledger Project
Rob Palatnick
Managing Director - Chief Technology Architect
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

10:00–10:30

Track A: Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrency – Exploring Enterprise Use Cases, Pilots and Projects

TRACK MODERATOR
Bryant Nielson

Executive Director & Founder
The Blockchain Academy

Track B: Blockchain Finance, Tokenisation, Cryptocurrencies, ICOs and Regulation

TRACK MODERATOR
Bill Bongiorno

President
Blue Chip Public Relations Inc

Track C: Blockchain Platforms, Protocols & Projects

TRACK MODERATOR
Michael Earley

Director - Research: AI, Blockchain & Emerging Technologies
GSMI

10:30–11:15

MODERATOR
Chris Ballinger

CEO & Founder
MOBI (Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative)
Lyle Paczkowski
Senior Technology Strategist
Sprint
Sebastien Henot
Manager of Business Innovation
Renault

10:30–11:15

MODERATOR
David Felsenthal

Partner
Clifford Chance US LLP
Alexandra Levin Kramer, Esq.
CEO, womin.io & Partner
CKR LAW LLP
Usman Sheikh
Partner, Head of Blockchain & Smart Contracts
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Rebecca Rettig
Attorney
Dontzin, Nagy & Fleissig LLP

10:30–10:50

Veeral Lakhani
CEO
Reliable Group

10:50–11:10

Guillermo Martínez del Camino
Solutions Architect
Telefónica USA

11:15–12:00

Tom Plunkett
Consulting Solutions Director
Oracle
John Dean Markunas
Principal Consultant, Power of Chain Consultancy (POC), Leader - Land Titling Working Group
Government Blockchain Association
Jason Dispenza
CEO and Co-Founder
EnLedger

11:15–12:00

Christopher S. Calicott
Managing Director
Trammell Venture Partners
Sean Nasiri
Head of East Coast Operations
TokenSoft
Jeff Ramson
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
PCG Advisory Group
Satya Bajpai
Head of Blockchain and Digital Assets
JMP Securities

11:15–11:35

Graham Mosley
Principal Program Manager, Azure Engineering - Blockchain
Microsoft

11:35–11:55

Aditya Santhanam
Sr. Consultant - BI & Data Engineering
TVS Next

12:00–1:00

1:00–1:45

MODERATOR
Mike McCoy

Ambassador, Blockchain for Social Impact Philadelphia, Blockchain Implementation Manager
Accenture
Benedetta Audia
Corporate Legal Advisor, Legal Group
United Nations Office for Project Services
Patrick Duffy
Integration Director
Lupus Foundation of America

1:00–1:45

MODERATOR
John Dean Markunas

Principal Consultant, Power of Chain Consultancy (POC), Leader - Land Titling Working Group
Government Blockchain Association
Christopher S. Calicott
Managing Director
Trammell Venture Partners
Navroop Sahdev
Connection Science Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Roger Hahn
CEO
YouGene
Jesse Overall
Associate
Clifford Chance US LLP

1:00–1:20

Kevin Toomey
Associate
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

1:20–1:40

Satya Bajpai
Head of Blockchain and Digital Assets
JMP Securities

1:45–2:30

MODERATOR
Larry Dvoskin

Chief Relationship Officer USA, Pindify, Professor of Music
NYU
Owen Grover
CEO
Pocket Casts
Benji Rogers
Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
dotBlockchain Media
Tom Silverman
Board Member, RIAA, Founder
Tommy Boy Entertainment

1:45–2:30

MODERATOR
Jason Dispenza

CEO and Co-Founder
EnLedger
Zachary Reece
Managing Partner
BlockTrade Investments
Navroop Sahdev
Connection Science Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1:45–2:05

Mark Grand
Solutions Principal for Blockchain
HCL

2:05–2:25

Ben Jessel
Head of Growth
Kadena

2:30–3:00

3:00–3:45

Keynote

Yorke E. Rhodes III
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) Member, and Global Business Strategist, Blockchain & Identity
Microsoft

3:45–4:30

Keynote:

Steven Ehrlich
Chief Operating Officer
Wall Street Blockchain Alliance

4:30-5:30

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Day Three: General Summit

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

8:00–8:50

8:50–9:00

Michael Earley
Director - Research: AI, Blockchain & Emerging Technologies
GSMI

9:00–9:45

Panel:

MODERATOR
Moses Ma

Managing Partner
Future Lab Consulting
Brian Behlendorf
Executive Director
Hyperledger Project

9:45–10:30

Panel

MODERATOR
Erik Pupo

Chief Information Officer
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Mark Etwaru
Digital Transformation
Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Mary Jane Ajodah
Vice President, Operations Strategy
BNY MELLON

10:30–11:00

Track A: Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrency – Exploring Enterprise Use Cases, Pilots and Projects

TRACK MODERATOR
Bryant Nielson

Executive Director & Founder
The Blockchain Academy

Track B: Blockchain Technology, Standards and Implementation Issues

TRACK MODERATOR
Bill Bongiorno

President
Blue Chip Public Relations Inc

11:00–11:45

MODERATOR
Vincent Romney

CTO, SK2 Tech, LLC, Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
BAE Systems
Lyle Paczkowski
Senior Technology Strategist
Sprint
Miguel Torres Lopez
Principal Architect and Technical Lead
TIBCO Software Inc.
Douglas Shinsato
CEO, Anthill Ventures, Board of Regents
University of Hawaii

11:00–11:45

MODERATOR
Moses Ma

Managing Partner
Future Lab Consulting
Brian McSweeney
Co-Founder
Chlu
Alice Nawfal
Director of Business Operations
Consensys
Vipin Bharathan
Principal
dlt.nyc
Yorke E. Rhodes III
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) Member, and Global Business Strategist, Blockchain & Identity
Microsoft

11:45–12:30

MODERATOR
Bryant Nielson

Executive Director & Founder
The Blockchain Academy
Christopher McDaniel
Executive Director
RiskBlock Alliance
Steve Herczeg
Senior Manager Insurance Technology
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Ryan Rugg
Global Head of Insurance
R3
Ben Jessel
Head of Growth
Kadena

11:45–12:30

MODERATOR
Vincent Romney

CTO, SK2 Tech, LLC, Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
BAE Systems
Douglas Shinsato
CEO, Anthill Ventures, Board of Regents
University of Hawaii
Ajay Chandhok
CEO
Stratus Cyber LLC
Eric Sackowitz
CTO
PeerStream

12:30–1:30

1:30–2:15

MODERATOR
Mike McCoy

Ambassador, Blockchain for Social Impact Philadelphia, Blockchain Implementation Manager
Accenture
Tom Mastrobuoni
CFO - Tyson Ventures
Tyson Foods
Katy Jones
Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer
FoodLogiQ
Kirk Nelson
Senior Director of Operations
AgBiome

1:30–2:15

MODERATOR
Cindy Mallory

Co-Chair Blockchain Committee, The VR/AR Association, Emergent Tech Strategist
Jakt
Bryant Nielson
Executive Director & Founder
The Blockchain Academy
Peter Mcaliney
Chair - Universities and Education Community of Interest, Government Blockchain Association, Executive Director, Continuing and Professional Education
Montclair State University
Scott McGovern
Co-Founder
Blocklr
Gordon Meyer
VP Product
Lampix

2:15–3:00

MODERATOR
Jill Williamson

Partner
CKR LAW LLP
Debbie Hoffman
Founder & CEO
Symmetry Advisors
James Garfinkel
CEO
Intaglio Blockchain LLC

2:15–3:00

MODERATOR
Maria Palombini

Director, Communities & Initiatives Development, Emerging Technology, GBSI
IEEE
Vincent Romney
CTO, SK2 Tech, LLC, Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
BAE Systems
Ben Jessel
Head of Growth
Kadena

3:00–3:30

3:30–4:15

PANEL:

MODERATOR
Bill Bongiorno

President
Blue Chip Public Relations Inc
John Licata
CMO
MIMIR Blockchain Solutions
Jim Anderson
CEO
SocialFlow
Jeff Koyen
President
360 Blockchain USA

4:15–4:30

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