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Blockchain@UBC Mini-Conference & Talent and Innovation Showcase!

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This is a cross-post of Blockchain@UBC's upcoming event for community visibility-- please register at the main event page here:

The mini-conference and showcase which will take place on May 25th on the last day of UBC’s Blockchain Summer Institute (May 14-25th), and just before a two-day Blockathon (Blockchain Hackathon for Social Good) and feature high profile international innovators and thought leaders and a TALENT+INNOVATION showcase that will bring students who have been participating in the Blockchain Summer Institute together with local and international industry partners for networking around jobs and internship opportunities.

Agenda: 8:30:

Registration 9:00 – Open and Welcome – Dr. Victoria Lemieux, Blockchain@UBC

9:30 - “The Future of Blockchain: Perspectives on Bitcoin”- Dr. Shin’Ichiro Matsuo

10:00 – “The Future of Blockchain: An Ethereum Perspective” – Bob Summerwill

10:30 – “The Future of Land Transaction on the Blockchain” – Michael Graglia 11:00 – Coffee break

11:30 - “Does Blockchain have a Governance Problem?” – Dr. Angela Walch

12:00 – “Does Blockchain Have a Future?” – Mark Bell

12:30 – Panel Discussion

1:00 – Networking and Lunch


5:00 – Close – Dr. Victoria Lemieux

Speakers are highly-respected international innovators and thought leaders on blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Check out the Eventbrite page for their thorough bios and more information!