Date(s) - 12/08/17
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockchain in Chicago
Fri, December 8, 2017 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
We are excited to announce Blockchain in Chicago, an event occurring on Friday, December 8th at the Hyatt Centric in the middle of our famous Magnificent Mile.
The blockchain community is growing and we’ve gathered the most influential voices in Chicago in order to show you the technology behind the recent rapid gain in value of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and cryptocurrencies in general.
Hosted by Lexy Podromos of the Chicago Blockchain Center, featuring the coolest entrepreneurs building on blockchain, international guest molecular future, and a keynote speech from blockchain expert and technologist, Taylor Gerring.
Curious how this technology is going to do to change the world? Join us under the lights on Michigan Ave for this incredible, informative, and inspiring night on the town for the first ever Blockchain in Chicago event. Tickets are limited so get yours today.
(5:00-5:40) Food & Drinks Included (Cash Bar Available)
(5:45-5:50) Host Intro Lexy Podromos (Chicago Blockchain Center (http://chicagoblockchain.org/))
(5:55-6:20) Keynote – Taylor Gerring (https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylorgerring/) (Co-Founder of Ethereum)
(6:25-7:00) Short Presentations – Entrepreneurs in Chicago
Blockchain WTF (https://blockchain.wtf/) Intro
CoinFlashApp (https://coinflashapp.com/) – Louis Lapat
Zap Lightning Wallet (https://zap.jackmallers.com/) – Jack Mallers
Urban Array (http://urbanarray.org/) – Marquis Davis
EthVentures (https://ethventures.io/) – Dave Conroy & Aleksandar Velkoski
(7:05-7:25) Presentation – Chicago Blockchain Project
(7:30-8:00) Panel – Blockchain in Business & Academia
Moderator – Hannah Rosenberg (Bitcoin & Open Blockchain Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Bitcoin-Open-Blockchain-Community-Chicago))
Hong Wan (Purdue University Blockchain Lab (https://engineering.purdue.edu/Blockchain))
(8:35-8:50) Keynote – Bitcoin Futures
(8:35-9:00) Ending – Disruption Joe (Chicago Blockchain Project / Disruption Joe (http://disruptionjoe.com/)
Lineup subject to changes.