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Blockchain Connect Conference: Academic 2019 will be the third blockchain connect conference hosted by SV Insight. The theme of this conference is “Academic”.

This conference will gather the most authoritative blockchain professors around the world, the public chain projects with the most advanced technology, and technical experts, to discuss the most cutting-edge blockchain academic research, problems, and solutions.

By including keynote speeches and panels covering topics from research to application, the conference will explore the next big opportunity in the blockchain industry.

When & Where -

Date and time:

Jan. 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM | General Admission

Jan. 11, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | VIP Reception


San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Highlights -

40+ Speakers - include Professors, Ph.D./Postdocs, CTO, and Chief

Scientists/Research Scientists

1 Day
2 Tracks
20+ top global blockchain professors
20+ blockchain technical experts
100+ blockchain technology researcher
3 top public chain projects within the blockchain industry
300+ blockchain developers
Confirmed Speakers (more coming soon)

Vitalik Buterin

Creator of Ethereum

Dawn Song

Professor at UC Berkeley,

Co-founder of Oasis Labs

Mic Bowman

Principal Engineer at Intel Labs,

Research Lead in the Distributed Ledger Research Group

Elaine Shi

Associate Professor at

Cornell University, Co-founder of

IC3 and Thunder Token

Lake Dai

Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist

and Adjunct Professor

at Carnegie Mellon University.

David Chaum

CEO / Founder of Elixxir

Li Jun

Founder of Ontology,

Co-founder of Onchain

Kevin Sekniqi

Chief Protocol Architect of Ava Labs,

PhD at Cornell University

Ronghui Gu

Assistant Professor at Columbia University

Co-founder of CertiK

Aniket Kate

Assistant Professor

at Purdue University

Adam Goldberg

Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners

TF Guo

Co-founder of Taxa Network

Bharath Ramsundar

Co-founder and CTO of

Computable Labs

Andy Tang

Managing Partner

Draper Dragon, CEO of Draper University

David Tennenhouse

Chief Research Officer, VMware

Huining Cao

Professor at

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business,

CEO & Founder of Usechain

Slava Rubin

Founder of Indiegogo

Co-founder of Humbition

Aaron Cai

Head of Tencent Blockchain

Jeremy Gardner

Co-Founder of Augur, Co-founder

and Managing Partner of Ausum Venture

Michael Egorov

Co-founder & CTO of Nucypher

Justin Herzig

Global Blockchain Research Lead,


Ashley Lannquist

Project Lead for

Blockchain, World Economic Forum

And more!

For more details and a full list of confirmed speakers, visit:

Past conference speakers include Brad Garlinghouse (CEO at Ripple), Charlie Lee (creator of Litecoin), Bobby Lee (co-founder of BTCC), Zhong Shao (Thomas L. Kempner Professor & Chair of Computer Science at Yale University), to name a few; blockchain projects include Ontology, NEO, Qtum, Celer Network, Thunder Token, NKN, etc.

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