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Overview of the event

The Blockchain Summit 2018 will be happening on September 20 - 21st, 2018 Denver. The Blockchain Conference 2018 will bring together a diverse range of experts who will discuss all the opportunities, challenges and exciting possibilities in innovation and disruption that can be leveraged in Denver using this technology.

On Day 1 - 20 September, 2018 : Blockchain for Enterprise

Blockchain technology is starting to encourage a direct value exchange over the internet. It is slowly moving towards mainstream adoption, and removing the friction in the exchange of value over the internet. It is fast approaching an inflection point where enterprise and greater mainstream adoption will ensue. As a result of the considerable structural advantages blockchain technology is expected to have significant impact on industries including payments, finance, insurance, energy, IoT, exchanges, music and many more. This track analyses just these impacts looking at various industries and the challenges and opportunities that blockchain will present to them.

On Day 2 - 21 September, 2018 : Blockchain Technology

The Main Goal of this summit is to create an accessible and a much more Diverse, Policy-oriented Platform where Business and Government Leaders can learn how Blockchain could impact their Organizations and Economies, and how they can seize the Opportunity to reap the maximum benefits this budding Technology has to offer.

Blockchain technology presents numerous opportunities for disruptive innovation. It enables global business transactions with less friction and more trust. Today, Bitcoin is just one of the several hundred applications that use Blockchain technology. It's been an impressive journey of transformation for Blockchain technology and it will be interesting to see where it takes us next!



Facts & Figures About The Event

14 Speakers
14 Topics
100 Tickets

Conference Schedule

Day 1 : Enterprise Blockchain (September 20, 2018)
X Topic Abstract

Using Blockchain to Verify Credentials. Trust has become a major issue in our society. Blockchain is the ideal data structure to address this problem. Our company, VerifyBC, is developing a solution. In this session we will discuss the opportunities and challenges of standing up a blockchain business.

Speaker Profile

Am author of "Where Data is Wealth", and co-founder of Objective Cloud. In course of my career I have taken many companies from idea to profitability including a consultancy, a financial advisory firm, and an events business. A recognized thought leader in technology, I have been quoted in the Financial Times, New York Times and the Wall Street Journal among other publications.

X Topic Abstract

As a decentralized platform for innovation, blockchain technology will revolutionize virtually every industry. First movers will have the distinct advantage of figuring out how a blockchain solution can get their business to the next level. These industry leaders will also figure out earlier than their competition does the challenges that come with implementation of new technology solutions, but will also more quickly realize the enormous potential of blockchain to their bottom line!" This presentation will cover the following:
1. Benefits of distributed ledger technologies to existing industries: decentralized platform for innovation, immutable & transparent, restores trust to the network or ecosystem, and of course a highly secure business solution!
2. Highlight the industries poised for blockchain revolution: examples are Supply chain and global trade (IBM & Maersk), healthcare (health records, revenue cycle, reconciliation & fraud, life sciences), information services (NOIA Network – internet infrastructure), real estate, banking & finance, escrow, legal. Will examine a number of the 50 different industries working with blockchain!
3. Technology evolution of Blockchain – quick overview!

a. Bitcoin = Blockchain 1.0
b. Etherium = Blockchain 2.0
c. Blockchain 3.0 and onward = many companies are working to build the next blockchain platforms. Will highlight the leading next generation Blockchain platforms including Hashgraph, EOS, Cardano, etc.

4. How do you know when a Blockchain solution is right for you? Discuss the key indicators and considerations that will help executives identify when a blockchain solution may be the right answer for their industry or company.
5. Discuss current industry examples or have audience suggest use cases for discussion. (Will present contemporary use cases to provoke thoughts and Q&A)

Speaker Profile

Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Thought Leader | Transformational Technology Leader Strategic Assessment, Planning & Execution | Project & Program Manager | Product Management | Digital Innovation Turnaround Professional | Startup Entrepreneur.


X Topic Abstract

What are smart contracts and how are they facilitated via the blockchain? This presentation will cover the basics of smart contracts and the different blockchains that use them. We'll discuss what a trustless interaction truly means, and how it will reshape the way businesses and entire industries operate globally. We'll discuss real world use cases in the legal, healthcare and financial fields and discuss what the possibilities are for the future.

Speaker Profile

Zach Daniels is a Network engineer with over 12 years of experience in the IT industry. Zach’s expertise in security, networking and architecture provides a strategic approach to growth and value creation within the blockchain industry. He has worked and advised on multiple projects in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, and regularly speaks around the world regarding the practical applications of the technology, as well as advises startups on business and ICO strategy. Zach is currently the CTO for two cryptocurrency/blockchain organizations. Digipharm is centered around healthcare economics and pharmaceuticals, and Mandala is a next generation cryptocurrency asset exchange, which will be fully SEC compliant. His passions consist of developing business strategies within the tech industry, as well as serving as a community advocate for computer security, blockchain technology & cryptocurrency, and educating individuals on wealth creation through the trading and investing of digital assets.


X Topic Abstract

PANEL: 4 attorneys
This group of lawyers gathers to describe the types of specializations around blockchain technology that settled into the legal profession in the past year: from regulatory approvals to litigation to taxation and fund formation. We discuss legal issues surrounding

Speakers Profiles

Jeremy S Goldstein (Moderator) - Jeremy is a corporate and transactional attorney and entrepreneur, representing blockchain and emerging technology companies, with a focus on business development, international law, blockchain law & policy, international & comparative regulatory law, capital formation, sustainable development, and international business & human rights. Jeremy founded Blockchain Legal Strategies LLC to catalyze the sustainable development revolution, by providing legal and sustainability consulting services to startups and enterprise blockchain adopters. Jeremy operates a solo-practice law firm, and is Executive Director of Blockchain for Sustainable Development, a non-profit Colorado corporation. Jeremy believes the widespread adoption of blockchain and emerging technologies has the potential to drastically advance industrial and business efficiencies, effectively eradicate the world's most serious human rights violations, and to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Yev Muchnik - Yev has 10 years of corporate, startup and technology legal experience and has successfully advised companies on strategic growth, funding and restructuring. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado, law degree at the University of Birmingham (UK) and her master's in law at the George Washington University (DC) and University of Oxford (UK).

Katherine Snow - Katherine Snow assists clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, corporate operations, and digital currency and blockchain technology matters. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a summer associate with the firm’s Corporate practice. While in law school Katherine was a member of the Transactional Law Team, participated in the annual Technology Policy Challenge, and served as a teacher for the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.

Nick Cottrell - Nick is a securities attorney registered to practice law in the state of Colorado. In addition to SEC compliance, Nick has counseled clients nationwide on corporate formation, state licensing, capital raising, and navigating the highly regulated industries of cannabis, hemp, and money transmission services. Nick also provides international counsel regarding cryptocurrency transactions, tax, and integrating blockchain technology into the client's business via ICO's or other ways.

X Topic Abstract

Bitcoin was celebrated for its decentralized technology and governance platform; but, did that expose the asset to manipulation? What amount of regulatory involvement will stabilize the price of Bitcoin? We learn about involvement by the US Treasury and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Speaker Profile

Nicholas Chavez is a multi-exit startup founder & technologist who began working for IBM as part of the Gifted & Talented program prior to graduating high school.
With a technology career spanning 21 years, Nicholas has built or implemented applications and electronic marketplaces for some of the world's largest corporations such as Accenture, IBM, Dell, Nestle, JP Morgan Chase, PayPal & AIG. He has been active in the cryptocurrency market since 2013 and is a Certified Bitcoin Professional.
Nicholas earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts with a concentration in Economics and a minor in Government from Harvard University.

X Topic Abstract

Explore the architectural considerations around security in blockchain applications including permanence, transparency, encryption strength, consensus attacks, smart contract vulnerabilities, privacy, future secrecy, illegal content, court orders for deletions, and security off the chain.

Speaker profile

Principal Architect for Network Security at CableLabs, Brian has been thrice elected and is currently the chair of the Open Connectivity Foundation Security Working Group. Brian’s security experience includes PKI, blockchains, encryption, algorithm design and analysis, secure coding, governance, networking, device hardening, data protection and satellite communications. Brian holds a B.S.E in Computer Engineering (University of Michigan) and a M.S. in Computer Science (University of Colorado), he has extensive experience in software development and architecture, networking, cloud technologies, web services, and development methodologies. Brian also has strong business involvement and holds an M.B.A. in Technical Strategy (University of Colorado) and has led multiple technology organizations in roles including Chief Scientist, CIO and CTO.

X Topic Abstract

I will be covering what crypto projects need to know about taxation, including tax considerations in fund raising via ICO, hiring employee’s vs independent contractors and how to pay them with crypto, and what does it mean when you have a utility token and the tax implications vs a security token.

Speaker profile

I am a crypto currency tax professional, helping taxpayers understand their tax liabilities in trading, mining, lending, and how to navigate the tax side of launching via ICO.
Specialties: Customer Service, Marketing and Sales, Social Media, Start Ups, Project Management, Real Estate, Property Management, and Research and Implementation.

Conference Schedule

Day 2 : Blockchain Technology (September 21, 2018)
X Topic Abstract

I will talk about what I call AI 3.0 which is the convergence of Blockchain, AI, IoT, and Cybersecurity.

Speaker profile

David A. Cohen is internationally renowned for his pioneering work in the Decentralized Software industry and recently in the Digital Currency and Blockchain industry. David was named as one of the Top 100 Movers and Shakers in the SmartGrid by Greentech and is a founding member Emeritus of the GridWise Architecture Council. David is a former member of the IOTA Foundation and is currently on the advisory board of Hedera Hashgraph.
He was the founder and CEO of Infotility where he pioneered the “Grid Edge” unlocking multi-billion-dollar software markets and creating the industries first artificial intelligence-based software platform - GridAgents™. After selling Infotility to Pacific Controls in Dubai, as COO, he helped launch the world’s first machine-to-machine (M2M) smart infrastructure software platform, Galaxy™. As co-founder of Silicon Energy he pioneered the world’s first Virtual Power Plant based on Silicon Energy’s EEM Suite™ which was sold to Itron (NASDAQ: ITRI). As Chief Strategy Officer for the Car Charging Group, he assisted in the M&A of Ecotality and the Blink NetworkTM which became the largest electric vehicle charging services company in the world. As co-founder and COO of ZipPower, he was the creator of a social media platform to engage energy prosumers and enable peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading.
David is a thought leader and has spoken at many venues such as REFF Wall Street, MIT, TEDx, Consensus, Blockchain 100X and Singularity University. He has served as advisor or board member of over many high-tech companies. He is an expert on Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Edge Computing.

X Topic Abstract

The Potential Implications of Blockchain Technology for International Development and the BOP Markets
This talk will cover a broad overview of how blockchain technology and IoT will impact changes in agriculture, energy and banking services, and what that means for those in the global south. Blockchain and IoT technology offers the opportunity for a large swath of rural farmers to participate in regional and global supply chains more effectively by leveraging smart contracts. Coupled with IoT devices and innovations in blockchain banking services, small-scale farmers, urban and rural, can have unprecedented access to micro-capital, micro-insurance policies to protect against unforeseen circumstances, and take full-advantage of IoT devices to monitor field conditions and increase productivity. This has major implications for farmers in the global south, especially where countries continue to struggle with poverty and economic inequality. These technologies will also help the world’s poor better mitigate the hardship of changing climates. These trends in blockchain and IoT can be appropriately applicable to agriculture as well as other prominent sectors of developing economies. In conclusion, innovations in blockchain and IoT technology can help companies tap into the nearly $4 trillion in purchasing power the bottom-of-the-pyramid current possesses.

Speaker profile

5+ years in rural development has given me a unique view of the opportunities there are in solving issue related to global development and providing solutions to market failures facing the bottom of the pyramid using technology.
Please, visit my personal site to learn more about me: http://cradical.wixsite.com/conradwright

X Topic Abstract

Proof of Stake (PoS)&Masternodes
- What they are
- Differences with Proof of Work
- Where to find them and invest
- Tips and Tricks

Speaker profile

Jeff Sankeu is a Blockchain Expert & Advisor, Cryptocurrency Investor and Full stack developer with over 6 years of experience. He Co-founded a 2 year old company Crypto Collective providing Crypto & ICO advisory services, Cryptocurrency Education, Proof of Stake and Masternode Education. Jeff is also CTO and board member at Core Network Technologies, an innovative hardware and virtual technology service company specializing in Hybrid mining leveraging automation. His software experience and involvement in newer technology along with his Cryptocurrency Investing experience has given Jeff a solid base upon which he has built his career along with his personal ventures.
Business Links:- www.cryptocollective.io - www.corenetworktech.com

X Topic Abstract

Love Blockchain startups, want to be a Founder, but think you aren’t an “idea person”? Issues of trust and transactions are all around us in society. In this 1-hour session, we will use design-thinking methods to rapidly brainstorm a list of needs that blockchain could solve, vet ideas amongst one another, and walk away with next steps to validate a potential blockchain startup.

Speaker profile

Kate Catlin is the Founder of Find My Flock, a dream job landing engine. Find My Flock is bootstrapped, profitable, and working with name-brand employers to reinvent the hiring process for technologists.
She is known for thinking through issues from new perspectives. As a former developer turned salesperson turned Founder, she can see an issue through many lenses. Kate’s a huge proponent in design thinking methods to solve real problems, and generating revenue from day one. Read what Brad Feld wrote about her work here: https://bit.ly/2AzMZZp
Kate is a former Venture for America Fellow and IDEO CoLab design thinking Fellow. She was featured the 2015 documentary Generation Startup.

X Topic Abstract

1. Explore recent innovations achieved by IBM for business application and issuance of smart contracts.
2. Introduce my 2018 start up, Pondata as a supply chain case study utilizing fabric hyperledger.
3. Talk about the benefits and versatility of hyperledger and its usefulness as a tool for developers hoping to get a leg up on the industry by creating fundamental user interfaces for the framework.
4. Benefits of hyperledger for business enterprise as opposed to other technologies such as Microsoft support Ethereum proof of stake (Aug 8th news).
https://youtu.be/EKa5Gh9whgU

Speaker profile

Marco Lopes is a UI Designer & Developer for Blockchain backed systems and distributed ledger technologies. As founder of Kordspace Digital Media Design, he has made a name for himself in the industry by designing app systems for mobile devices as well as web integrated business solutions for local startups and entrepreneurs. As of June 2018, Marco has been researching IBM’s blockchain frameworks for their potential to offer a competitive solution for bridging the gap between the average enterprise and the community of developers interested in utilizing these powerful tools. In the next 5 years, Marco will spend the majority of his time developing trustless payment technologies that supports a sustainable, value driven commerce model. Marco is an advocate for commodity encryption and validation using RFID / IoT data, and is examining its applicable uses with distribution companies across the US. In his free time, he enjoys hiking the Rocky Mountains and eating the spiciest foods he can find around Denver, Colorado.

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Our Speakers


Marco Lopes

Co-Founder

Digital Frontier Labs


Zach Daniels

Blockchain Architect
CTO, Digipharm | CTO, Mandala


Nicholas Chavez

CTO

Digital Goals


J. Bruce Daley

Founder of Blockchain and Other Businesses | Co-Founder

Stealth Company | Great Divide Research


Jim O'Mara

Director – Blockchain & cloud services & Application

Statera


Brian Scriber

Principal Architect | Speaker | Blockchain | IoT Security

CableLabs


David Allen Cohen

Founder | Blockchain Crypto Expert | Decentralized Software/AI Pioneer

Dcntral.ai


Andrew Kernosky EA

Owner

Archer Tax Group, LLC


Conrad Wright

IoT/Blockchain Developer

Peace Corps


Jeff Kevin Sankeu

Founder

Crypto Collective


Kate Catlin

Founder and CTO

Find My Flock

Our Pricing (Any One Day)

Group of three or more

USD 399

Till September 20
Early Bird

USD 599

Till August 31
Standard

USD 699

Till September 20


Our Pricing (For Both Days)

Group of three or more

USD 699

Till September 20
Early Bird

USD 999

Till August 31
Standard

USD 1299

Till September 20


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FAQs

Who can attend Blockchain Summit in Denver?

Blockchain Summit 2018 in Denver is open to anyone who has an interest in the technology/telecoms industry or any related field. Chairmen, CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, Managing Directors, Global Heads, Blockchain specialists from banks, financial Institutions, financial service providers, accountants, consultancies, financial technology companies, fintech innovators and entrepreneurs.

Why to attend Blockchain Summit in Denver?

Understand the state of development of blockchain technology by exchanges, clearing houses, central counter parties and payment systems, and what it means for you.

What will you learn about?

Detecting where underlying problems and frictions exist in your organisation that will be alleviated by blockchain technologies. Using blockchain as a tool for innovation across your organisation

Are there any prerequisites to attend this program?

No

Do I need to register for the event?

Yes, all conference attendees must register in advance to attend the event.

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