Opening Remarks from Perianne Boring, Chamber of Digital Commerce; Dr. Reena Aggarwal, Georgetown University; and Debbie Bucci, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Followed by the Blockchain in Healthcare Code-A-Thon awards.
Panel 1: Politico PRO e-health editor leads a panel discussion on the future of blockchain technology in healthcare.
Dr. Robert E. Kahn, the “Father of the Internet” and head of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives, discusses blockchain and digital object identifier technology.
Alex Tapscott dissects “Rethinking Democracy for the Blockchain Era” in this keynote on what blockchain could mean for democracy and the future of government.
Jennifer O’Rourke describes State of Illinois Blockchain Initiative and innovative new developments and opportunities for the state.
Richard Johns, Structured Finance Group, joins Perianne Boring, Chamber of Digital Commerce, in a fireside chat discussing the application of blockchain in securitization.
Dr. Marc Calabria, chief economist to Vice President Mike Pence, provides a special address to DC Blockchain Summit attendees.
Unocoin Co-founder Sunny Ray describes how blockchain technologies such as the cryptocurrency bitcoin have the potential to revolutionize how business transactions are conducted.
Day 2 Opening Remarks: Matthew Roszak, Bloq, and Marty Rodgers, Accenture, welcome attendees back to DC Blockchain Summit.
Day 2 Opening Remarks: John Jacobs, Georgetown University, provides warm welcome to attendees and introduces to Georgetown MBA candidate and white paper co-author, Charles Gallo.
Co-chairs of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus Rep. Jared Polis and Rep. David Schweikert join Perianne Boring, Chamber of Digital Commerce, in a fireside chat.
Keynote speaker David Treat, Managing Director, Financial Services, Blockchain Lead, Accenture discusses “Blockchain: Moving from Experiment to Production.”
Blockchain Alliance Counsel Alan Cohn talks about formation of the Blockchain Alliance group, its work to engage with government, regulators and law enforcement agencies on combatting criminality of blockchain.
Panel 2: Jason Brett, Chamber of Digital Commerce, leads a panel on how blockchain represents a rare opportunity to reimagine the way in which the insurance industry operates.
Brock Pierce, Blockchain Capital & Bitcoin Foundation, discusses if it’s time for digital currency to go mainstream, announces tokenized VC fund.
Panel 3: Blockchain IP panelists discuss the dichotomy between protecting intellectual property assets and fostering innovation.
Dana Syracuse, Perkins Coie, provides a legal update on Chamber’s productive year at the state and federal level, along with trends and work done to educate regulators.
Fireside Chat: Digital Asset’s Blythe Masters discusses how blockchain is a powerful tool for financial institutions. Moderated by Perianne Boring, Chamber of Digital Commerce Founder & President.
Panel 4: A diverse group of panelists in financial services sector share success stories and lessons-learned, and then brainstorm on ways to accelerate mass adoption.
Special Announcement: Don Tapscott debuts the Blockchain Research Institute to build blockchain-based economies around the world.
Matthew Roszak and Jeff Garzik, co-founders of Bloq, announce BloqLabs to support critical open source projects in the bitcoin and blockchain ecosystems.
Panel 5: Global panel discusses ways in which blockchain technology can play a major role for social good, contributing to both developing as well as established economies.
Anju Marempudi, Fintech Valley Vizag, shares how the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India is developing the blockchain ecosystem and paving the way for a cashless economy.
Fireside chat led by Perianne Boring, featuring long-time creative thought leader in financial markets and innovation, David Rutter of R3.
Jonathan Johnson, Overstock.com and Medici Ventures, describes the potential of blockchain technology beyond commerce.
Panel 6: Led by Matthew Roszak, Bloq, this Thought Leaders panel discusses the economics of blockchain networks.