Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Tech Panel

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Join us Thursday, January 18th in the "Big Red Barn" at Strawberry Farms Golf Club for an evening of food, drinks, networking and an expert panel discussion on blockchain and cryptocurrency! Plan to arrive early as this event will be a full-house, so it's FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.

*This event is free and will include hosted food, wine, iced tea/lemonade. All other beverages will be available at the CASH BAR.*

EVENT AGENDA:

• 6:00 – 7:00PM | Networking + Food & Drinks

• 7:00 – 7:45PM | Panel Discussion

• 7:45 – 8:00PM | Audience Q&A

• 8:00 – 8:30PM | Networking & Event Wrap Up

TOPICS:

• Overview of blockchain technology

• Use cases for blockchain

• ICOs

• Token concept and token economics

• Platform and smart contract development

• Dealing with hacks during ICOs and post-ICO audits

• Listing on an exchange and post-ICO considerations

MODERATOR

Joanne Park (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jparkjd/) (Crowdfunder Financial Services Inc. dba CFI Securities)

Joanne Park is a Partner with ICO Advisors Group, LLC which offers end-to-end services for clients seeking to fund-raise with token offerings by providing complete project management, compliance/regulatory oversight, investor relations management, ICO website design, token development, smart contract issuance with private wallet, and network outreach, among other things. She has worked extensively in the financial services and fintech industries as a chief compliance officer and regulatory attorney. Ms. Park holds a Bachelors from Carleton College, Masters from Harvard University and Juris Doctorate from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

SPEAKERS:

Marc Boiron (https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcboiron/) (Corporate Attorney at Rutan & Tucker - Blockchain | Entity Formation)

Marc has leveraged his strong corporate and securities law background and his near obsession with blockchain technology to build a practice advising blockchain companies on a breadth of issues, including ICOs, smart contracts, and cryptocurrency laws. Marc has advised several companies on their ICOs and helped companies develop token concepts and navigate securities, commodities, anti-money laundering and other regulatory issues for at least 10 more companies. Marc frequently appears on panels and podcasts and writes about issues relating to ICOs and blockchain-related topics.

Sean Goodwin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/privatemoney/)

(Founder at SoCalBlockchain.com, Token Economics, Crypto & Blockchain Evangelist)

As a high energy serial entrepreneur, IT Generalist and Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Evangelist, Sean enjoy solving problems. Helping CEOs of blockchain startups structure ICO/TGEs (Initial Coin Offerings/Token Generation Events) by building sound token economics into their platform. Building teams & managing events around DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) & blockchain that take advantage of network effects. Daniel Rice (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedan/) (CTO of Bootstrap Legal)

Daniel Rice is the co-founder and chief technology officer of Bootstrap Legal. Bootstrap Legal is building a dispute resolution platform and marketplace for smart contracts. Daniel is a veteran software engineer, leader, speaker, and writer with expertise in blockchain and finance. Daniel has helped launch over 20 products, and as an entrepreneur his personal apps have racked up over 5 million downloads. He holds a BS degree in computer engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

William Malone (https://www.linkedin.com/in/william-malone-b57a4240/) (Tax Partner at Deloitte Tax, LLP)

Bill is an active member of the firms cryptocurrency practice specializing in tax matters that impact ICO’s. Bill has experience assisting ICO’s with federal, state and international tax planning and compliance. He is working with ICO clients to address the impact of Tax Reform. SPONSORS:

Rutan & Tucker, LLP (http://www.rutan.com/)'s highly-strategic and forward-thinking approach to individual client needs has always been the firm’s hallmark. Rutan & Tucker has enjoyed a leading role in shaping Orange County and California businesses, and it continues that role in advising the most innovative developers, miners, exchanges and other blockchain and cryptocurrency experts in and out of California. As a full-service law firm, Rutan & Tucker has the ability to advise a broad spectrum of clients throughout the United States in their domestic and international matters.

OCTANe OC (https://www.octaneoc.org/)connects people and ideas with capital and resources to fuel technology growth in Orange County. Our members represent Orange County technology executive leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, academicians, and strategic advisers, all working together to stimulate technology job growth and wealth creation in Orange County. They also help companies connect with funding and growth resources and help create a forum for technology company leaders to have a lasting impact on the future of Orange County.