Blockchain North America Conference arrives in Silicon Valley next week!

By: Emma Clapp

20, November, 2018

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The Blockchain North America Conference will arrive in Silicon Valley next week, for the final show of the 2018 World Series. The world’s largest blockchain exhibition and conference will be co-located with the IoT Tech Expo, Cyber Security & Cloud Expo and AI & Big Data Expo. Set to have 13,000 attendees, 500+ speakers and 350+ exhibitors. Registration will open at 7.30am on Wednesday 28th November at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Event attendees can expect to meet with like-minded individuals and exhibitors such as IBM, SAP, Hyperledger and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance in a series of networking opportunities, included in a paid pass. The first evening of the show will host the exclusive networking party for paid passes, taking place in Hyatt Regency pool area from 6pm until 11pm. Paid passes also include a VIP lounge and an event app where you are able to contact attendees/exhibitors/speakers at the expo and plan meetings.

The Blockchain Expo will also allow you to ask questions to the events expert speakers in Q&A sessions.

There is just under a week left to register for the event, so make sure you don’t miss out.

 

Expert speakers include:

-Nick Szabo, Founder of Smart contracts, CEO of Global Financial Access, Computer Scientist

-Paul W. Chang, Global Industry Leader and Supply Chain SME, IBM

-Dr John Henry Clippinger, Executive Director & CEO | Co-Founder | Advisor, ID3 | TokenMaster | Atonomi + more

-Marco Terruzzin, Director Energy Storage, E.ON

-Dale Chrystie, Blockchain Strategist, FedEx

-Sathya Narasimhan, Sr. Director, Blockchain Business Development and Product Management, SAP

-Sherry Li, General Electric, Digital Product Leader

-Paul Breslow, Open Innovation, EDF

-Paul Brigner, Director of Technology Policy, Chamber of Digital Commerce

-Duncan Davidson, General Partner, Bullpen Capital

-Chris Ballinger, CFO and Head of Mobility Services, Toyota Research Institute

-Craig DeWitt, Director of Product, Ripple

-Daniela Barbosa, Vice President World Wide Alliances, Hyperledger

-Alessandro Voto, EEA Member and ConsenSys West Coast Regional Director, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

 

5 key sessions to attend:

Blockchain for Enterprise conference track

Day 1, 9.50am – Keynote: Blockchain’s Value in a Reimagined Grid of the Future

– Sherry Li, Digital Product Leader, General Electric

 

Day 1, 11:20am – Panel: Blockchain and its Application in the Energy Market

– Johnathon de Villier, Research Analyst Energy, Navigant

– Marco Terruzzin, Director Energy Storage, E.ON

– Laiq Ahmad, CTO & Chief Enterprise Architect, Pacific Gas & Electric

– Paul Breslow, Open Innovation, EDF

– Alex Anich, Manager, Renewable Market Intelligence

 

Blockchain Platforms and Strategies conference track

Day 1 9.50am – Morning Keynote: Smart contracts in historical context

– Nick Szabo, Founder of Smart contracts, CEO of Global Financial Access, Computer Scientist

 

Day 1 1pm TradeLens: Connecting a World of Commerce with an Open and Trusted Blockchain Platform

– Paul W. Chang, Global Industry Leader and Supply Chain SME, IBM

 

Cryptocurrency and Financial Services conference track

Day 2 9.30 am – Morning Keynote: Will Crypto Restructure Global Financial and Currency Markets?

– Dr John Henry Clippinger, Executive Director & CEO | Co-Founder | Advisor, ID3 | TokenMaster | Atonomi + more

 

The 2019 World Series has been announced to take place in London, Amsterdam and North America. The Blockchain Expo Global will be hosted in Olympia Grand London, 25-26th April and Blockchain Expo Europe will take place at RAI, Amsterdam on 19-20th June 2019.

https://blockchain-expo.com/northamerica/