Block Chain Conference Program Announced

By January 20, 2016Bitcoin Business

Next month sees the Block Chain Conference take place in San Francisco at the Mission Bay Conference Centre on February 10 th . During the day, the conference aims to showcase blockchain use cases for industries such as securities, banking, payments, insurance, legal, accounting/audit, and energy and healthcare. In addition, it will highlight approaches to identity, content ownership/digital rights management and supply chain processing.

Further to the news last month that IBM will be giving the keynote presentation, it has now been announced that additional program contributions will come from: Alphapoint, Ascribe, BlockApps, Blockchain Capital, Blockchain Clearing Corp., Celent, ConsenSys, Factom, Gem, Global Tax Accountants, HitFin, MultiChain, Needham & Company,, SAP, SmartContract, Symbiont, t0, Tendermint, The Bancorp, Wedbush Securities, Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, and World Economic Forum. Sponsors contributing to the program include Gem, Symbiont and Tendermint.

Conference Chair, Peter Harris said: “A key mission of The Block Chain Conference is to educate business innovators and technology architects from companies deploying enterprise IT on the potential benefits and challenges of leveraging blockchains, distributed ledgers and smart contracts, with lots of reality and zero hype,”

Revealed presentations for the conference program include the following:

Avoiding The Pointless Block Chain Project – a short video from blockchain pioneer Gideon Greenspan, Founder & CEO of Coin Sciences, on why distributed ledgers are NOT the answer to every problem.

Six Valued Features and Five Disruptive Implications of Block Chain Technology – an exploration of how blockchain technology is enabling the Internet of Value and why nearly every enterprise needs a “blockchain strategy,” Presented by Needham & Company’s Spencer Bogart, author of ‘The Blockchain Report: Welcome to the Internet of Value.”

The Evolution of Trust – the story of why set up a blockchain technology unit, and what it will be doing. This presentation will cover the emergence […]

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