This is a cross-post of Blockchain@UBC's upcoming event for community visibility-- please register at the main event page here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blockchainubc-mini-conference-on-the-future-of-blockchain-and-talentinnovation-showcase-tickets-45849051748
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.
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
2:00 – TALENT+INNOVATION SHOWCASE
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!