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Hedera Hashgraph and OMG - Distributed Ledger and Blockchain Technology

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Event abstract —
Hedera Hashgraph is excited to partner with Object Management Group (OMG) for a fun and educational panel talk, featuring Hedera Hashgraph Technical Architect Paul Madsen. This upcoming event will take place in Reston VA on March 18th, 2019. This four-hour discussion will focus more on Applied Blockchain, meaning real applications of the Blockchain architecture that are featured across industries and government in areas such as supply chain integration, point of sale, business expense tracking, logistics, financial transaction tracking, and the many uses of blockchain inside U.S. governmental organizations. Join us as we learn more about how these transformative new technologies are being put to use and the role of standards in providing commercial lift and enhancing competitiveness.

Event Website
https://www.omg.org/events/va-19/special-events/Blockchain.htm

Complimentary Registration Form
https://www.omg.org/meetings/va-2019/index10.cgi?noid=yes

Event agenda —
Welcome and Blockchain Technology Overview - 1:00pm - 1:15pm
The Potential for Blockchain in the Supply Chain - 1:15pm - 2:00pm
NIST and Blockchain - 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Refreshment Break - 2:45pm - 3:00pm
IOTA: An Alternative Blockchain Architecture Using DAGs - 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Hedera Hashgraph Blockchain Technology and Usage - 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Panel: The Usage and Future of Blockchain - 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Wrap-up and Closing Comments, Announcements - 4:45pm - 5:00pm

Presentation by —
Dr. Richard Mark Soley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Object Management Group
Panelists
Dylan Yaga, Computer Secruity Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Mike Bennett, OMG Finance Task Force Co-Chair
Paul Madsen, Technical Architect, Product Team, Hedera
Dr. Nick Stavros, President, and CEO, Jackrabbit Consulting

Herder Hashgraph Speaker bio —
Paul Madsen is a technical lead at Hedera Hashgraph, the public DLT built on the Hashgraph consensus algorithm. Madsen has participated in the various design, chairing, editing and education roles for a number of identity standards, including OASIS SAML, OAuth 2.0 and FIDO Alliance. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Carleton University and the University of Western Ontario, respectively.