Sep 24 - 25

Overview of the event

The Blockchain Summit 2018 will be happening on September 24 - 25th, 2018 Seattle. The Blockchain Conference 2018 will bring together a diverse range of experts who will discuss all the opportunities, challenges and exciting possibilities in innovation and disruption that can be leveraged in Seattle using this technology.

On Day 1 - 24 September, 2018 : Blockchain for Enterprise

Blockchain technology is starting to encourage a direct value exchange over the internet. It is slowly moving towards mainstream adoption, and removing the friction in the exchange of value over the internet. It is fast approaching an inflection point where enterprise and greater mainstream adoption will ensue. As a result of the considerable structural advantages blockchain technology is expected to have significant impact on industries including payments, finance, insurance, energy, IoT, exchanges, music and many more. This track analyses just these impacts looking at various industries and the challenges and opportunities that blockchain will present to them.

On Day 2 - 25 September, 2018 : Blockchain Technology

The Main Goal of this summit is to create an accessible and a much more Diverse, Policy-oriented Platform where Business and Government Leaders can learn how Blockchain could impact their Organizations and Economies, and how they can seize the Opportunity to reap the maximum benefits this budding Technology has to offer.

Blockchain technology presents numerous opportunities for disruptive innovation. It enables global business transactions with less friction and more trust. Today, Bitcoin is just one of the several hundred applications that use Blockchain technology. It's been an impressive journey of transformation for Blockchain technology and it will be interesting to see where it takes us next!



Facts & Figures About The Event

16 Speakers
16 Topics
100 Tickets

Conference Schedule

Day 1 : Enterprise Blockchain (September 24, 2018)

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How project raise tens of millions in days, how whales control trade, how startups find way to get investments


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As businesses and institutions adopt to the revolutionary technology of blockchain, there is a new hybrid dynamic being formed between the fusion of centralized and decentralized architectures, creating profound security opportunities and challenges. We will examine these challenges and some potential solutions; diving deep into the unique intricacies found as the rivers of centralization met the ocean of decentralization.

Speaker Profile

Lee is the cofounder of the BChip, a veteran owned startup chartered with bridging the gap between people and blockchains by providing practical, economic, and durable solutions for blockchain secrets management, centered on methods that accelerate the global adoption of crypto assets. He has been involved in blockchain research at Microsoft, with projects in the application of distributed ledger solutions for software security and data integrity workflows. His diverse technological background also includes U.S. Navy Submarine telecommunications and cryptographic operations, and electronic security and surveillance program management at Presidential Retreat Camp David.


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Arsenic in your rice. Donkey meat in your ground beef. Salmonella in your child's shampoo. Sugar water in your grandmother's insulin shot. Incidents of counterfeit products, contamination, and outright fraud are mushrooming in the food, beauty and pharma sectors — and consumer trust has plummeted to historic lows. But what if your products could talk? Tell you where they came from, and where they've been? If they were real - or if they'd spoiled? Xerox's former blockchain lead Eric Weaver discusses the growing risks around these very personal products and how distributed ledger tech is providing better consumer engagement and full transparency into provenance.

Attendees will walk away with a deeper understanding of the growing trust crisis, how brands can reduce risk and rebuild trust via blockchain, and in-market use cases for innovative engagement, packaging & provenance.

Speaker Profile

Eric Weaver is a digital transformation veteran who has spent 28 years counseling large enterprises and governmental agencies on digital transformation. After a 13-year career in corporate software development, Eric became one of the very first digital marketers in 1990, after which he has served as CEO, digital strategist, creative director, and client lead for major management consultancies and ad agencies. He has counseled over 80 blue-chip clients on everything from brand building to blockchain use cases - and has built and led creative, production and strategy teams in New York, London, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Seattle, Detroit and Cincinnati.

Most recently the VP of Customer Experience for Xerox, Eric oversaw the company’s $550M marketing services team and led efforts around ledger technologies. He left Xerox in 2018 to launch Transparent Path – a management consultancy advising brands and governments around the globe on blockchain-based provenance, supply chain and inventory. In addition to Transparent Path, Eric sits on advisory boards for Oregon Blockchain and global startups focused on food provenance, mineral provenance, healthcare smart contracts, and medical inventory management.

Weaver has been twice recognized as one of the “Top 50 Marketing Thought Leaders Over 50” by Brand Republic, and has been quoted in AdAge, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune, Hoover’s, Huffington Post, Inc. Magazine, InformationWeek, MediaWeek, the Seattle Times, and the Washington Post. He speaks globally on blockchain, digital transformation, and marketing ethics. Weaver gives back to the marketing profession as a guest lecturer for a number of schools that include the University of California at Berkeley, Dublin City University, and 11 others in the US, Switzerland, India and Canada.

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Decentralized marketplaces are the world’s first fee-less, borderless, uncensorable, peer-to-peer commerce platforms where anything of value can be exchanged without intermediaries. Come learn how global, voluntary exchange provides the world’s poorest and most oppressed with tools previously available only to the wealthiest of nations and how you can help move forward this great global equalizer!

Speaker Profile

Joshua is a blockchain evangelist, educator, and contributor to Giveth.io, a Decentralized Altruistic Community in the Blockchain For Social Good space. He is a futurist, decentralist, and public speaker in the fields of decentralization, VR/3D audio, and video game sound design with appearances including Blockchain Seattle Conference, the Decentral Speaker Series at Burning Man, GE2, Seattle Startup Week, PAX Developer’s Conference, and more. Joshua is also the founder of Blockchain Audio Solutions, an audio branding house providing blockchain-based organizations the same sonic branding tools as their non-blockchain counterparts.


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Presented by Tim Vasko, Founder and CEO of The BlockCerts Blockchain
Critical Technology Anyone Can Understand, Everyone Needs and Can Access Today
Blockchain In a Nutshell: How Smart Contracts as a Service are the Rocket Fueled Trajectory to the Future.

By 2025 Every Business Model will be built on "Trusteconomics"
To understand what Blockchain is and how it works, you can think of it like text messaging, or posting where no single company, like Facebook, or Google, or Equifax can control massive groups of people via their data.

Let's imagine it is 2025.
Blockchains impact, on personalized data and transactions has been fully implemented. It is now in the hands of all Global Citizens. Using the blockchain technology, Citizens now can fully control their personal records, their incomes, their finances, their health care, their real estate and assets, their family and friend social media.

Citizens have the ability to update their own records, and carry a private key to their identity and every transaction. They have a full audit trail and change event log – they know who looked at their records, who has access, where their data goes, and how it is used.

Governments burdens of administration for regulations and certain elements under the “Smart Social Contract” (“SSC”) have been drastically reduced, providing more funding for social services, education and health care of their citizens.

When we look ahead at what Blockchain brings in the life of every person, we begin to see how the Blockchain Smart Contract as a Service future affects every business model, every regulatory scheme and every government from here.

In businesses everyone is authenticated, thereby creating trust in every transaction. There are no more growth stifling silo’s in business, because open tracking, collaboration and immutable trust is baked into the blockchain and everyone connected to a contract has a dashboard to collaborate. Since 2018, efficiencies and growth have skyrocketed because the Smart Contract as a Service has automated many things that previously tripped many businesses, created service fall-outs, or used to take many people, including full staff complements to do.

No one uses a paper contract anymore because they were targets to be stolen and were easily damaged or misfiled. No one uses the archaic on-line contracts of 2017 that were centralized and ripe for hacking. The past technology based upon pdf's, clunky processes and time-wasting backand-forth email for communication was no longer needed.

In a grocery store you can view exactly where produce, products or ingredient come from, right down to the location it was farmed. There are no more mass E.coli recalls because produce and products can be traced to the source. Hunger is almost a thing of the past because supply chains are managed more effectively and waste is minimized. A small farmer or small business has some of the same tools as a big industry and seat fees are a thing of the past.

Back to 2018!

Speaker Profile

Tim is the Founder & CEO of BlockCerts blockchain the Smart Contract as a Service platform and Finaeos Inc. Tim’s platform was granted a Patent in 2015, and has over 1.5 million man hours of development. His expertise has deployed solutions across industry sectors that span Fintech for private and public financial markets, MedTech and Real Estate and Lending.

Tim's entrepreneurial background spans over three decades, which lead him from a young public company CEO, to research as a University Professor in the late 1990's. As a pioneer in the internet and cloud computing, he created a software company and model base on his thesis the 'Open Structure Organization' - that could provide global stakeholders access, trust and authentication through technology driven fair trade." Starting in 2014 Tim researched digital currencies and blockchain. He created BlockCerts in 2016 to authenticate every person and smart contract on blockchain. He launched the first live version a year later.

Tim holds, MBA, as Professor conducted PhD level research, is certified through MIT and Oxford. He has been recognized as a leader in his field by Market Watch, "Look Who's Killing the Great Chiefs of Wall Street" and has been selected in the top 10 thought leaders by Enterpreneur Magazine "Top Lessons From Top Leaders in 2018".


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Blockchain is fascinating technology with more benefits than just price valuations charts for the Finance market. By utilizing blockchain technology within supply chains we can not only solve many general latency issues that currently plagues heavily outsourced supply chain management infrastructures. Mitigate risks with network outages and mutable transparencies that the old server system now not realizes it is at risk of. But it would also be a symbiotic relationship with the core values that is the technology of blockchain "bridging the trust-gap" with token utilization and valuations.

Speaker Profile

I have 15 years of production experience 12 years of certified welding experience, with the last 4 being primarily focused in aerospace and electronics at Crane aerospace and electronics as a specialist. July of 2017 I founded Cryptoleaks llc and Oct of 2017 started project Brightcoin, while retaining my role at Crane.


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Blockchain businesses face increasing regulatory challenges as government begins to attempt to understand and address the industry’s potential. With regulation looming, many businesses are stuck in regulatory grey areas and the regulatory environment is becoming increasingly patch work depending on the state and country in question. This talk will break down several examples of state and national regulatory strategies, compare their successes and failures, and discuss strategies for developing pro-innovation regulatory environments.

Speaker Profile

Conor Bronsdon is a Seattle based technology marketing and branding consultant, Chair of the Washington Blockchain Coalition Legislative Action Committee, and a member of the Seattle Government Blockchain Association.. He spent 5 years as a campaign strategist and government relations professional, successfully electing members of congress and statewide elected officials in Washington State. He is a former executive board member of the League of Women Voters of Washington and the Children’s Campaign Fund.


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Why Tokenize Real Estate?
What is the value proposition to real estate tokenization?
Where is tokenization occuring worldwide?
What are the drawbacks/hurdles to tokenization?
How can ICO's help?

Speaker Profile

Craig is a seasoned C-level executive business leader with a consistent track record of results in technology companies. His vision, decisiveness, long term strategic thinking, and management skills enabled Erado (where he was CEO) to become a leader in the archiving and compliance space. His acumen spans technology, finance, business development, marketing and management. He has a unique vision and uncanny 6th sense about how to leverage the technologies he works with. His ability to listen to customers, understand their needs, and then direct a team to execute on creating solutions has made him a successful entrepreneur. He's a strong and inspiring leader who builds great executive teams around him, empowering and mentoring them to be their best. This formula and the high standards of management and organization to which he holds created a nationally revered brand and M&A event that provided excellent value to the shareholders.


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"Dynamic Agreements"
How does blockchain technology improve business transactions from static agreements, enforceable only by the integrity of the persons involved into dynamic smart contracts that account for multiple contingencies and are executed autonomously.

How can business make their organizations more equitable through use of blockchain. What relationships in the supply chain can be improved through use of smart contracts? How can value be distributed more equitably in a variety of solutions. What sort of value can be distributed earning build to the ecosystem. How can agreements be made more fair and accurate to the value delivered by all parties.

Speaker Profile

Co-Founder, CEO & Director

Raymond Monner developed and launched his first startup in 2010, TuneRights Sweden AB, a music distribution and royalty administration service, where he worked full-time until 2012.

Monner was employed as the Head of Marketing at ROOY Inc, footwear crowdsourcing startup between April 2014 and September of 2016.

Between February of 2017 and January of 2018, Monner was employed as Global E-Commerce Marketing Specialist at Intermatic Inc, a consumer electronics company.

Monner is currently engaged as the CEO of Annie Stacks, Inc. where he has been working full-time since inception in April 2018.

Conference Schedule

Day 2 : Blockchain Technology (September 25, 2018)

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In August I was fortunate to originate and lead the launch of the Telos network, the world's most equitably distributed major blockchain. As the first code-fork of EOSIO, Telos grew as a grassroots response as an approach to save the high value of the 50,000 tps, gas-free smart contract EOS network that was floundering under governance problems inherent in a Delegated Proof of Stake network that was 75% controlled by less than a dozen addresses. In the process, Telos built an more secure, transparent, and open sister chain to EOS that is better limiting RAM speculation and price and attracting new users and DApps at rates that compete with the EOS mainnet.

Speaker Profile

A blockchain technologist and Gen-3 network proponent who expanded a single bitcoin node and GPU miner into a 3 PH/s mining operation that also maintains Full Nodes and Masternodes for over a dozen crypto networks including support for Dash, PIVX, ZCoin, and VeChain/Thor networks. In founding GoodBlock, Douglas built a talented and innovative team for smart contract-based DApp development into some of the world’s leading experts in EOSIO blockchain development. He is the white paper author and a project leader for Telos, a sustainably decentralized EOSIO network that seeks to bridge the power of EOS with better security and the most decentralized ownership amongst all major blockchains—all created as a true grassroots project with no ICO or investor funding. Supporting the Telos Network launch, GoodBlock.io is pioneering an open source cross-chain IBC standard and implementation for seamlessly transferring tokens across Gen-3 chains, starting with the (valueless) DPOS token project, which is currently in test-deployment on the Telos, EOS, and TRON blockchains as three records of a single token. Douglas Horn is also a founder of the successful live-stream disrupter company Wonderstream. He graduated from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, USA) and Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan). He currently lives in Seattle, USA.

https://telosfoundation.io https://goodblock.io


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The Engineering profession is responsible for the products, services, and infrastructure upon which modern society completely depends. Blockchain technology now allows engineering and infrastructure to serve as a platform upon which to measure value as a function of the systemic risk removed from economic systems. As such, an alternate economic model may be introduced based of reduced risk and sustainability, rather than the endless consumption of natural resources.

Speaker Profile

Daniel Robles, PE is the founder and CEO of the Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium based in Seattle with worldwide membership. The IEBC arose from leading the 2015 National Society of Professional Engineers FinTech Task force.

In 2017, the IEBC won the ASCE Grand Challenge Innovation Contest. IEBC is currently releasing CoEngineers.io - The First Blockchain Developed By Engineers For Engineers.

Mr. Robles' career spans multiple industries from Aerospace to Construction including projects such as US Space Shuttle, commercial satellites, commercial aircraft as well as construction, renovation, and municipal planning. Dan holds a BSME from University of New Haven and is a licensed professional Engineer in several States. He earned an MBA from Seattle University.


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It revolves around making sure you have a product before implementing blockchain


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Rivetz Corp has built software developer tools for security within your mobile device to protect your private (cryptographic) keys. Embedded in the Smartphone’s Mobile Apps processor chip (Trusted Execution Environment) in your phone is a vault or a safe to store your private in key in secure mobile device hardware. Rivetz has build the technology to open that safe so that every consumer can take advantage of that.

In addition to the vault in your phone there are many other services for trusted display, secure biometric and using these mobile technologies together we can help form secure messages or secure transactions, especially for the Block Chain. . The Blockchain is an open shared distributed, decentralized ledger that can register all the transactions between parties (nodes) in a secure and encrypted way No only is it important to hold your keys safely on your Smartphone, but you are going to want to establish rules, so maybe for certain keys you can only use the key when you are at home, or you can only spend a certain amount of a transaction if you have two or three devices involved. Rivetz build a collection of services that work with Mobile Devices to apply rules to the keys. those rules are controlled by the consumer and Rivetz uses its token to help the mobile device automatically pay for the application of those rules.

And Rivetz Corp uses the Block Chain to help the customer manage their collection of devices as their identity or their cluster of devices, because consumers today don’t have one smartphone, TV, Car, or PC, Consumers have multiple mobile devices and if they were to lose one of those devices, then those many devices can help to keep the keys safe so you won't lose those keys and help also you recover platforms or performs more valuable transactions because your community of devices can work together to secure your identity.

And one of the most important things Rivetz just announced is a relationship with Telefonica of Spain, who are the 3rd largest wireless carrier in the world, as we are proving support for dual isolated trust roots (Roots of Trust). which means half of your key's data is supported within the uSIM/eSIM card in your phone and half of the key is supported by the Trusted Execution Environment in your Smartphone. Thus, there is protection coming from the wireless carrier and protection coming from the Handset manufacturer that are separate, so if the wireless carrier makes a mistake your keys are safe and if the Handset manufacturer makes mistake, your keys are still safe. Rivetz is not relying on just a single point of trust in the mobile device. Rivetz is very excited about this relationship as it is really a step in both IoT and Block Chain to provide a new quality of mobile device security that isn’t just a single device protecting your keys but now multiple devices inside a single smartphone protecting your keys.


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Blockchain has several use cases in both public and private sectors. Based on my own experience with both of them, including blockchain firms and international organizations, I shall talk about specific use cases in public policy, development, energy, agriculture and supply chain tracking. For example, for the World Trade Forum, I have quantified the impact of blockchain on exporting companies. which may be able to track their supply chain details to show their compliance with rules of origin and conditions for trade preference. This can make a huge difference for small exporting firms across the world and most firms in poorer countries. I shall also talk about the importance of public blockchains. I'll discuss the uses of data analytics as a powerful tool to harvest the information from blockchain as well as to show its game-changing effects across the different parts of the economy. I'll discuss about specific cases of blockchain firms such as TIM Blockchain, RAYS Network, Sovereign Union, Digital Town, Vermouth, Market Mogul, etc., to illustrate path-breaking blockchain applications that are coming up.

Speaker Profile

Dr. Badri Narayanan is an affiliate professor and economist with the School of Environmental and Forestry Sciences, University of Washington-Seattle. His broad expertise lies in the area of international trade policy analysis in relation to agricultural, industrial, labor, energy/environmental and health issues, both from economic and inter-disciplinary perspectives, employing a variety of quantitative models. Recently, he has been working on several other issues such as business economics of new technologies, including blockchain, internet of things, cloud, 3-d printing, robotics, drones, etc., advising several start-ups in these sectors. He is also currently affiliated with McKinsey and Company, since 2015, as a consulting economist. Furthermore, he co-founded an international firm that focuses on economic model consulting, namely, Infinite-Sum Modeling Inc., with offices in Canada, USA, India and China.


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The future for Ethereum looks bleak. For technical, structural and economic reasons. But is it any better for other smart contract platforms? The history of technology waves tells us that specialized products always win out over general purpose computing platforms. Is crypto different? This talk unpacks the topic.

Speaker Profile

Richard Jordan is CEO of Voy, bringing travel loyalty rewards to the blockchain. A twenty year Silicon Valley veteran, from the dot com boom through Web 2.0 and the mobile revolution, Richard brings a depth of industry knowledge and experience. His interest in the blockchain dates back to his first efforts to understand bitcoin mining as a hobbyist in 2013, with Voy being his first professional role in a blockchain startup.


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This talk will cover what types of data and processes should not be handled in current Ethereum smart contract technology. We will also go over some common contract errors and best practices to help avoid errors.

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Our Speakers


Chris Hamilton

Blockchain Technologist

Blockchain Philanthropy Foundation


Rex(Kai) Chen

COO

Ecoinmerce


Daniel Robles

Founder and CEO

Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium


Douglas Horn

Partner and Co-founder at Wonderstream

Founder at Horn of the Moon


Lee Poor

Co-Founder

BChip


Eric Weaver

CEO & Co-Founder

Transparent Path


Jonathan Gagliardoni Blanco

Founder & CEO

Token Forum


Karl J. Weaver

OEM Business Development Director

Rivetz Corp


Tim Vasko

Founder

Blockcerts Blockchain


Casey Wisniewski

Project Manager, Brightcoin

Business Owner, Cryptoleaks LLC


Conor Bronsdon

Consultant

Olive + Goose


Craig Brauff

Managing Partner

Emerald Investment Group


Ray Monner

Founder and CEO

Annie Stacks, Inc.


Badri Narayanan Gopalakrishnan

Advisor, TIM Blockchain

Co-Founder and Partner, Infinite-Sum Modelling Inc.


Joshua Du Chene

Founder

Blockchain Audio Solutions


Richard Jordan

CEO

Voy

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USD 399

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USD 699

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USD 699

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USD 999

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USD 1299

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FAQs

Who can attend Blockchain Summit in Seattle?

Blockchain Summit 2018 in Seattle is open to anyone who has an interest in the technology/telecoms industry or any related field. Chairmen, CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, Managing Directors, Global Heads, Blockchain specialists from banks, financial Institutions, financial service providers, accountants, consultancies, financial technology companies, fintech innovators and entrepreneurs.

Why to attend Blockchain Summit in Seattle?

Understand the state of development of blockchain technology by exchanges, clearing houses, central counter parties and payment systems, and what it means for you.

What will you learn about?

Detecting where underlying problems and frictions exist in your organisation that will be alleviated by blockchain technologies. Using blockchain as a tool for innovation across your organisation

Are there any prerequisites to attend this program?

No

Do I need to register for the event?

Yes, all conference attendees must register in advance to attend the event.

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