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Blockchain Connect Conference: Academic 2019

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Blockchain Connect Conference: Academic 2019

About the event -

Blockchain Connect Conference: Academic 2019 will be the third blockchain connect conference hosted by SV Insight. The theme of this conference is “Academic”.

This conference will gather the most authoritative blockchain professors around the world, the public chain projects with the most advanced technology, and technical experts, to discuss the most cutting-edge blockchain academic research, problems, and solutions.

By including keynote speeches and panels covering topics from research to application, the conference will explore the next big opportunity in the blockchain industry.

When & Where -

  • Date and time:

  • Jan. 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM | General Admission
  • Jan. 11, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | VIP Reception
  • Location:

  • San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Highlights -

  • 40+ Speakers - include Professors, Ph.D./Postdocs, CTO, and Chief Scientists/Research Scientists
  • 1 Day
  • 2 Tracks
  • 20+ top global blockchain professors
  • 20+ blockchain technical experts
  • 100+ blockchain technology researcher
  • 3 top public chain projects within the blockchain industry
  • 300+ blockchain developers

Confirmed Speakers (more coming soon)

Vitalik Buterin

Creator of Ethereum

Dawn Song

Professor at UC Berkeley,

Co-founder of Oasis Labs

Mic Bowman

Principal Engineer at Intel Labs,

Research Lead in the Distributed Ledger Research Group

Elaine Shi

Associate Professor at

Cornell University, Co-founder of

IC3 and Thunder Token

Lake Dai

Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist

and Adjunct Professor

at Carnegie Mellon University.

David Chaum

CEO / Founder of Elixxir

Li Jun

Founder of Ontology,

Co-founder of Onchain

Kevin Sekniqi

Chief Protocol Architect of Ava Labs,

PhD at Cornell University

Ronghui Gu

Assistant Professor at Columbia University

Co-founder of CertiK

Aniket Kate

Assistant Professor

at Purdue University

Adam Goldberg

Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners

TF Guo

Co-founder of Taxa Network

Bharath Ramsundar

Co-founder and CTO of

Computable Labs

Andy Tang

Managing Partner

Draper Dragon, CEO of Draper University

David Tennenhouse

Chief Research Officer, VMware

Huining Cao

Professor at

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business,

CEO & Founder of Usechain

Slava Rubin

Founder of Indiegogo

Co-founder of Humbition

Aaron Cai

Head of Tencent Blockchain

Jeremy Gardner

Co-Founder of Augur, Co-founder

and Managing Partner of Ausum Venture

Michael Egorov

Co-founder & CTO of Nucypher

Justin Herzig

Global Blockchain Research Lead,


Tai Jin

Co-Founder & COO

at Ludos Protocol

Ashley Lannquist

Project Lead for

Blockchain, World Economic Forum

Mark Rakhmilevich

Senior Director,

Blockchain Product Management at Oracle

Brett Noyes

Founder of Unbank Ventures

Riddhiman Das

Corporate VC & M&A,

Technology Investments at Ant Financial

Henry He

Co-founder & CEO of SesameOpen

Brandon Bidlack

Co-founder & CMO of SesameOpen

Alex Wearn

Co-founder & CEO

of Aurora (IDEX)

Michael Dunworth

Founder & CEO of Wyre

Chris Rowell

Postdoctoral researcher and instructor

at University of British Columbia

Roberto Tonelli

Researcher and Professor

at University of Cagliari

Chunming Rong

Professor at University of Stavanger,

Chair of IEEE Computer Society Blockchain,

Co-Founder of bitYoga

Nir Kshetri

Professor at University of North Carolina

and research fellow at Kobe University

Raj Jain

Barbara J. and Jerome H. Cox, Jr. Professor

of Computer Science and Engineering,

Washington University in St. Louis

Jamie Finn

Co-Founder & President

of Securitize

Raghu Bala

CEO of NetObjex Inc

Dave Evans

CTO of Augmate

Todd Chamberlain

Founder & CEO of MedBlox

Davi Ortega

Postdoctoral Scholar at

California Institute of Technology

More details coming soon at www.goblockchainconnect.com.

Our past speakers include Brad Garlinghouse (CEO at Ripple), Charlie Lee (creator of Litecoin), Bobby Lee (co-founder of BTCC), Zhong Shao (Thomas L. Kempner Professor & Chair of Computer Science at Yale University), to name a few; blockchain projects include Ontology, NEO, Qtum, Celer Network, Thunder Token, NKN, etc.

For details about the upcoming event, please visit www.goblockchainconnect.com.

*For inquiries about sponsorship, speaking engagement, or other questions, please send an email to contact@svinsight.com.

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