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Boston BlockchainFest 2018

April 15, 2018

MIT


About the BlockChainFest

Our goal is to create a blockchain developer community to connect blockchain enthusiasts. The Fest contains a gathering party in the morning and a training workshop on the same day afternoon. All the events will demonstrate cutting edge technology and feature a variety of blockchain experts covering topics including industry trend, real word application, open source software, solution based case study and many others.



FEATURES


AGENDA

TIME DESCRIPTION TOPIC/SPEAKER
09:30-10:00 REGISTRATION
10:00-10:05 OPENING PLENARY Jason Geng, Int’l Data Engineering and Science Association
10:05-10:30 SESSION Business Blockchain Adoption and the Importance of Education First

by John Riley III, Co-founder & CEO of C-N-C Blockchain Advisory

10:35-11:00 SESSION Buying, Trading, and Storing Cryptoassets

by Michael Sullivan, Co-founder & CEO of Real Estate Chain

11:05-11:30 SESSION Blockchain and Advertising Transparency

by Tammy Kahn, COO of ClearCoin

11:35-12:20 PANEL AI, Operation Research, and Blockchain

Hong Wan, Director of Purdue Blockchain Lab & Associate Professor at Purdue University  Huadong

Pang, Founder of Eigen Capital

Susan Zhou, Co-Founder & COO at Qlink Foundation

12:25-12:40 TALK How Blockchain will fulfill the broken promise of the internet for creatives

By Janice Shi, The Head of Global Business of Ink

12:40-13:10
13:10-13:55 PANEL ICOs vs. IPOs: Perspectives from a VC, Startup, and the Media

Kyle R. Chapman, Associate of COSIMO Ventures

John Hargrave, CEO of Media Shower

Stephen Leahy, MD of Oneiro N.A.

Navroop Sahdev, Connection Science Fellow at MIT

14:00-14:25 SESSION Risk Management for Block Chain Infrastructure

by Keith Downer, Managing Partner of Aegeus Risk Consulting

14:30-14:55 SESSION Blockchain Education: Math Magic

by Dr. Darren Tapp, Director of Research at Dash Core Group

15:00-15:15 TALK Qlink – Self-Organized Network on Blockchain

by Susan Zhou, Co-Founder & COO at Qlink Foundation

15:20-15:50 EVENT  “One Camera One Vote”- Bytom: Embrace the Smart POW Era

by Xinxing Duan, Founder of Bytom

15:50-19:00 BLOCKCHAIN WORKSHOP Chris Tyler, Sr. Cloud Architect and Cognitive Evangelist at IBM

Xinxing Duan, Founder of Bytom

Frank Wang, Oversea Lead & Research Analyst at XToken

(The registrant will receive details in the email)

Speakers

Chris Tyler
Sr. Cloud Architect and Cognitive Evangelist at IBM
Dadi Xing
The Co-Founder of Shuju Technology
Darren Tapp
Researcher at Dash - Digital Cash (Cryptocurrency)
Feng Han
Founder of Elastos
Frank Wang
Oversea Lead and Research Analyst @Xtoken
Hong Wan
Director of Purdue Blockchain Lab & Association Professor of Purdue
Huadong (Henry) Pang
Founder of Eigen Capital
Janice Shi
Head of Global Business of Ink
John Hargrave
CEO of Media Shower
John Riley III
Co-Founder and CEO of C-N-C Blockchain Advisory
Keith Downer
Managing Partner at Aegeus Risk Consulting
Kyle R. Chapman
Associate at COSIMO Ventures
Maomao Hu
Founder of Kora
Michael Sullivan
Co-founder/CEO of Real Estate Chain
Navroop Sahdev
Connection Science Fellow at MIT
Stephen Leahy
Managing Director at Oneiro N.A.
SUSAN ZHOU
Co-founder and COO at Qlink Foundation
Tammy Kahn
Chief Operating Officer at ClearCoin
Xinxing Duan
The CEO & Co-Founder of Bytom

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Venue

Ballroom:  Taylor Room, 3rd floor