Blockchain@UBC mini conference on the future of blockchain

The mini-conference and showcase which will take place on May 25, on the last day of UBC’s Blockchain Summer Institute (May 14-25), and just before a two-day Blockathon (Blockchain Hackathon for Social Good). The mini-conference features high profile international innovators and thought leaders, and a TALENT+INNOVATION showcase that will bring students who have been participating in the Blockchain Summer Institute together with local and international industry partners for networking around jobs and internship opportunities.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Victoria Lemieux (Associate Professor at UBC iSchool and Blockchain@UBC cluster lead)
  • Dr. Shin’Ichiro Matsuo (Professor of Research at Georgetown University, Advisor on Financial Cryptography to the Director of the MIT Media Lab, and a Research Follow at Keio University in Tokyo)
  • Dr. Angela Walch (Associate Professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law)
  • Michael Graglia (director of the Future of Property Rights initiative at New America)
  • Bob Summerwill (Community leader for the Ethereum Project)
  • Mark Bell (Digital Researcher at The UK National Archives)

The event is open to the public. To register or to see the program, visit the event page.