Chamber of Digital Commerce to Testify in US Congress: Hearing Focused on Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology
Hearing Focused on Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology
Washington, DC (March 16, 2016) – Today the Chamber of Digital Commerce will testify at 11:00 am ET in the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. The hearing is entitled “Disrupter Series: Digital Currency and Blockchain.” Matthew Roszak, co-founder of Bloq, will testify on behalf of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. Roszak will also leverage this important platform to underline the benefits of blockchain technology, its potential to drive innovation, jobs and investment, as well as highlight the industry’s current scalability challenges and potential solutions to build consensus.
“Given the amount of financial and intellectual capital being poured into the blockchain ecosystem, this new technological frontier presents a generational opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors,” said Matthew Roszak. “I am honored to be representing the Chamber at this special gathering in Congress. Maintaining an open dialogue with policymakers is a critical component to this industry’s long term success.”
The Committee on Energy and Commerce, the oldest standing legislative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, is vested with the broadest jurisdiction of any congressional authorizing committee. It has responsibility for the nation’s telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health research, environmental quality, energy policy, and interstate and foreign commerce.
The Chamber’s full testimony can be downloaded at: https://docs.house.gov/meetings/IF/IF17/20160316/104677/HHRG-114-IF17-Wstate-RoszakM-20160316.pdf
This hearing is open to the public and will be live streamed at: https://energycommerce.house.gov
About the Chamber of Digital Commerce
The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s leading trade association dedicated to promoting the understanding, acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Chamber is the founder of the Smart Contracts Alliance, the Blockchain Alliance, the Global Blockchain Forum and many other key industry initiatives. For more information, please visit DigitalChamber.org or follow us on Twitter: @ChamberDigital.
Chamber Media Contact:
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