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Beer, Bagels & Blockchain: San Francisco

swissnex San Francisco

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)

Beer, Bagels & Blockchain: San Francisco

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General Admission 9h 42m $5.00 $0.00
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The future is decentralized, and it's already begun. Join us for a state of the union on the decentralization movement! Now that initial pilots are here, what are next steps? We will connect audiences from San Francisco, Swisspost Bern, Trustsquare, and Crypto Valley through live-feeds for a truly international dialogue on the state of blockchain. We welcome you for Coffee & Bagels at 9am in San Francisco while we virtually connect with specialists from Switzerland’s Crypto Valley (drinking beer at 5pm, Swiss time). We will research two main questions:

  • How do the hotbeds of blockchain innovation differ? This decentralized movement asks for a multi-national multi-directional conversation, and we are providing an open channel between Switzerland and Silicon Valley.
  • How is academia thinking differently than VCs? We bring both to the table.

The keynote and panels include a virtual 5 minute Q&A from a global audience in San Francisco, Swisspost Bern, Trustsquare/UZH, and the Crypto Valley Association. 

Note: These are tickets for the San Francisco based event only. In Zürich? Sign up here.

Program (San Francisco)

7:45am — doors open
8:00am — introduction by Steven Reading and Valerie Riedo, from San Francisco & Bern
8:05am — keynote by Ralf Kubli on “State of Blockchain in Switzerland,” from Zug
8:25am — panel with Dr. Thomas Puschmann, Dani Gasteiger & Dr. Roman Tuor on A decentralized technological approach vs. an increasing globally inter-connected economy,” from Zürich
8:45am — fireside chat with Steven Reading on “Blockchain Startups in Silicon Valley,” from San Francisco
9:00am — networking (beer in Switzerland, bagels in San Francisco) 
10:00am
— doors close

Speaking

In San Francisco:

Steven Reading Head of Corporate Innovation and Startup Development, swissnex San Francisco
Brett Murray – Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase

From Bern, Switzerland:

Valerie Riedo Project Manager Open Innovation / Blockchain Specialist, Swiss Post

From Zug, Switzerland:

Lukas Etter VC Investing and Business Advisory for Blockchain technology ventures, Lakeside Partners (member Crypto Valley Labs & Crypto Valley Association)

From Zürich, Switzerland:

Dr. Thomas PuschmannProfessor at University of Zurich & member of Trust Square
Dani GasteigerCo-Founder of Trust Square / VALID
Dr. Roman TuorDeon Digital Executive Board Member

 


Photo: Bagel by Ruocaled, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr.

Have questions about Beer, Bagels & Blockchain: San Francisco? Contact swissnex San Francisco

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swissnex San Francisco
Pier 17
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94111

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)


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