The August meetup will be the public launch of the Collective's Healthcare Working Group (HWG), which includes a number of local blockchain technology innovators and Dell Medical School.
The mission of the HWG is help develop, explore and promote the applications of blockchain technology that have the potential to positively impact health and healthcare outcomes for patients, the broader Austin community and the nation.
The evening will feature lightning presentations from local blockchain companies followed by a panel of healthcare leaders to consider how blockchain might transform their specific areas of focus. An open discussion will follow.
6.30pm - Doors & Networking
7pm - Welcome, Notices, Shoutouts - Pete Harris, Executive Director, Austin Blockchain Collective
7.20pm - Introduction to the Healthcare Working Group by its Joint Chairs - Aman Quadri, CEO, Amsys Blockchain/Amchart & Dr. Anjum Khurshid, Directior, Data Integration, Department of Population Health, Dell Medical School
7.30pm - Showcase - Lightning Presentations from Blockchain Innovators - Aman Quadri, MC
Lightning presentations from:
- Jeffrey Eyestone, Healthcare AI Advisor, CognitiveScale
- Paul Snow, CEO, Factom
- John Pittman, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Intiva Health
7.45pm - Panel of Healthcare Leaders - Dr. Anjum Khurshid, Moderator
Panelists to include:
- Dr. Nick Bryan, Chair and Professor of Diagnostic Medicine, Dell Medical School
- Dr. David Paydarfar, Chair and Professor of Neurology (Interim Director Mulva Clinic for Neurosciences), Dell Medical School
8.15pm - Open Discussion
8.45pm - Adjourn to Omni Bar for Further Networking
Thank you to Capital Factory - https://www.capitalfactory.com - for sponsoring event space in 2019 for the Austin Blockchain Collective Community Meetup. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers.
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