Blockchain Tech & Platforms: Building the Best Blockchains
Keynote Taproom Talk
Moderator: Chris Jones
Panelists: Joe Roets, Matt Roszak
We’re doing something a little different – a boozy variation of a fireside chat that we like to call Taproom Talk. Join these Keynotes Speakers over some beer, wine, and of course, whiskey as they discuss where they see the industry moving towards.
Management of Private Keys (Cypherpunks, Secrets, and…Solutions, Oh My!)
Moderator: Lindsay Nuon
Panelists: Kenneth Hodler, Stan Bounev, Karl Weaver
With every day that passes our dependency on cryptographic mechanisms to protect and preserve our digital assets and sensitive communications deepens and the threat landscape evolves challenging us with more sophisticated attack vectors than we’ve ever experienced. The stakes have never been higher. Join us to explore the threats, techniques, and tools that you’ll need to reduce your risks and improve your security posture.
Permissioned vs Public Blockchains: One Type Does NOT Fit All
Moderator: Ed Kimm
Panelists: Paul Sonier, Rui Maximo, Matt Wolf
There are different Blockchain architectures designed for each specific use case. Whether engineering for security or governance, private or public, supply chain or otherwise, there are several which can be built for every use case. With the maturity of Blockchain services growing quickly, there are now more resources available to help guide the Blockchain ecosystem than ever before.
Learn the key differences between the benefits of each type of Blockchain, the meaning behind them, and how organizations are using it today to solve real business problems.
IoT & Blockchain Panel
Moderator: James Salter
Panelists: Rob Frederick, Paul Quigley
DApps Development Demystified
Speaker: Robert Mao
Founder, Chief Architect at ArcBlock
As more people move to adopt Blockchain into their technology stack, many developers today are still faced with challenges related to usability, technology lock-in, and ever-changing changing business rules. At ArcBlock, we are making it easier to build, deploy and manage decentralized applications by eliminating many of today’s core adoption issues and rethinking how applications evolve as new blockchain protocols are adopted. With a constant focus on user-experience, our open platform empowers developers through a “top-down” strategy to easily evaluate, use, and switch between blockchain technologies including the ability to leverage multiple platforms simultaneously. With innovative features like Open Chain Access Protocol and Blocklet’s, ArcBlock’s platform is designed to bring developers a high-performance, user-friendly and blockchain-protocol agnostic platform that will drive the next generation of blockchain applications.
Price Discovery for Crypto-Assets: Auctions
Speaker: Kevin Beauregard
Founder and CEO at AUX
Blockchain Powered Art
Speaker: Niccolò Filippo Veneri Savoia
Founder and CEO at Look Lateral
How is blockchain impacting art? Join Niccolò as he discusses how this new technology will impact this longstanding market.
Building with Blockchain on Azure
Speaker: JT Rose
Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft
New Blockchain Innovations Panel
Moderator: Chris Champion
Panelists: Darren Marble, Paul Rogers, Max Niebylski