tomorrow's technology


17-18 FEBRUARY, 2018



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10:00 - 10:25 The Dawn of a New Era: The Future of Blockchain Keynote

David Moss (EOS)

10:25 - 10:50 Fireside Chat with Kavita Gupta of ConsenSys

Moderator: Veronica Reynolds

Kavita Gupta (Consensys)

10:50 - 11:30 Refugees, Unbanked, and Undocumented: Bringing Humanity to the Blockchain

Moderator: Bhagwan Chowdhry (FAB)

Michael Trainer (Global Poverty Project)

11:30 - 12:10 Post-2008: How Blockchain in Real Estate Can Prevent the Next Economic Meltdown

Moderator - Heidi Pease

Piper Moretti (CryptoRealtyGroup)

Chris Eberle (SwarmFund)

Lloyd Huang, SmartRE Inc.

12:15 - 1:30: Lunch & Workshop by Josh Joy Workshop

12:15 - 1:30 Coding Workshop

1:30 - 2:00pm Amanda B. Johnson Fireside Chat DASH Giveaway

Moderator: Lauren Glasses

2:00 - 2:40pm Blockchain, Cybersecurity, and Autonomous Vehicles

Moderator: Jonathan Fairtlough - Kroll

Rajiv Phougat (IBM)

Michael Morgan (McDermott Will & Emery)

Grayson Brulte (Beverly Hills)

2:40 - 2:55 Grand Challenge Invitation

Dr. Jonathan Flint, UCLA: Grand Challenge PI (Depression)

3:00 - 3:35 How Blockchain Technology Can Help Improve the World's Health

Moderator: Ben Taylor (Ledgerdomain)

Amy Hurwitz (Boston Consulting Group)

Laure-Helene Caseau (Knomee) 

Varvara Russkova (GVA Capital)

3:45 - 4:15 Blockchain's Influence on the Development of Art and Culture

Moderator: David MacFadyen

Pablo Martins (ArtBit)

Matt McCullough (Rhovit)

Jason Robert (HelloSugoi)

Taryn Southern

4:15 - 4:20 - UCLA BLockchain Lab Announcement

Alex Nascimento (UCLA Blockchain Lab)

4:20 - 5:00 Finding the Balance Between Regulation & Innovation

Moderator: Amy Wan (Sagewise)

Greg Gilman (Science)

Adam Ettinger (Sheppard Mullin)

Kelsey Lemaster (Goodwin Procter)

Steven Masur (Masur Griffitts)

5:00 - 5:40 Shifting Strategies in 2018: How Legitimate Projects Can Succeed

Moderator: Alex Nascimento (7Capital)

Howard Marks (StartEngine)

David Siemer (Wavemaker)

Dustin Boyer (DNA / DARPA)

Enzo Villani (Transform Group)

Tatiana Koffman (Venture Advisor @ DNA)



10:00 - 10:25 Making the Blockchain Real: An Opportunity for All. Blockchain technology revolutionizes bitcoin betting by offering unparalleled transparency, security, and fairness. Utilizing blockchain, bettors can verify transaction integrity and outcomes, ensuring a trustable environment. For those looking to optimize their betting experience, exploring different bitcoin betting strategies becomes crucial. These strategies, grounded in understanding blockchain's capabilities, can significantly enhance one's approach to betting, offering insights into risk management and potentially increasing winnings in this digital betting landscape.

Sandra Ro (UWIN)

10:25 - 10:50 Fireside Chat with Kathleen Breitman

Moderator: Veronica Reynolds

Kathleen Breitman (Tezos)

10:50 - 11:30 Blockchain, the Next Disruptor for the Music Industry

Moderator: Les Borsai - Music Manager

Matt Sorum (Guns & Roses)

Angela Abshier, Blockchain Strategist

Michael George, Manager, SB Projects

11:30 - 12:10 Beyond Crypto: The Case for Blockchain in Financial Services

Moderator: Lou Kerner (CryptoOracle)

12:15 - 1:30 - Women in Blockchain Meetup

Sheri Kaiserman (Macola)

Abder Boukour (Farmer's Insurance)

Rick Porter (BCG Digital Ventures)

Ninou Sarwono (Capital Group)

1:30 - 2:00 pm Hyperledger Fireside Chat

Nicholas Porter & Hunter Gebron

2:00 - 2:40 From the Developer POV Panel

Moderator: Anthony Humay

Steve Beauregard (Bloq)

Miguel Morales (KR8OS)

Jeff McDonald (NEM)

Bhaskar Krishnamachari (USC)

2:40 - 2:55 Elizabeth Rosiello. Interactive Video

3:00 - 3:35 Government Adoption of Blockchain Around the World

Moderator: Rahilla Zafar (Consensys)

Brian Forde (Congressional Candidate)

Robert Hertzberg (CA Senate)

Gavin Hartnett (Rand)

3:35 - 4:15 The Unique Position of a SoCal Blockchain Entrepreneur

Moderator: Eric Chung (DApperNetwork)

Mahbod Moghadam (Everipedia)

Ken Brook (MetaX)

Ryan Hanisco (Magenic)

Jason Robert (HelloSugoi)

4:20 - 5:00  Women in Blockchain Panel

Moderator: Heidi Pease

Kelley Weaver (Melrose PR)

Emily Weil (Spire)

Susan Oh (UN and MuckrMedia)

5:00 - 5:40 Crypto Trading Bots enables seriöses auto trading – Another innovation of Artificial Intelligence

Tom Soderstrom

Arun Viswanathan

Chris Mattmann

hyperledger hackfest / UCLA

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