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Blockchain Developer Summit

  • 44 Tehama Street San Francisco, CA, 94105 United States (map)


Join IBM Developer for our very first Blockchain Developer Summit. The Blockchain Summit is a full day of talks and networking with speakers from Bose, NEAR Protocol, Promise, IBM and others.

Free and open to all - come and learn about Blockchain, distributed ledgers, future of distributed ledgers and how to leverage Blockchain in the enterprise. Bring your questions and appetite for learning.


*10 AM - 10:45 AM
Breakfast and Registration

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 - 11:40 AM
What's required to achieve mass adoption of blockchain applications, with focus on app usability and infrastructure scalability (Alex Skidanov, Near Protocol)

**11:40 AM - 12:20 PM
2 Mini-talks (20 min. each):

1) Blockchain and Ticketing: A Smart Contract Case Study (Sandy Khaund, Ticketmaster)

2) Sustainability, Populism, and Blockchain (Candida Haynes, Advisor for Emerging Technologies)

*12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

*1:20 PM- 2:40 PM
4 Mini-talks (20 min. each):

1) Proxy Re-signatures and weak private keys: A way to delegate new payment types (Taariq Lewis, CEO of Promise)

2) The next generation enterprise Blockchain platform (Porter Stowell, IBM)

3) The Future of Data Privacy Technology: Using Confidential Smart Contracts and Secure Computing Techniques to build Apps with built-in privacy (Raymond Cheng, CTO at Oasis Labs)

4) Lessons Learned from Relevant Blockchain Industry Use cases (Ash Agarwal, IBM)

*2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

*3:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Secure Your Data: Building a Decentralized Storage Network with Storj (Nadine Hachouche, Bose)

*3:40 PM-4:20 PM
Globalizing the world: Supply Chain and the IBM Blockchain Platform (Lennart Frantzell, IBM)

*4:20 PM- 5 PM
Networking Happy Hour

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