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Blockchain In Chicago Kickoff To 2018

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Venue SIX10

610 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605

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LEARN, NETWORK, & ENJOY A NIGHT ON THE TOWN

February 22nd from 5-10pm we are gathering Chicago at Venue 610 to show the world where blockchain technology is taking us. In the beginning we will focus on business & society. The focus will shift to cryptoassets as the night progresses. Kickoff 2018 in style with a new understanding of a new technology.


TICKETS $69

Discounted valet parking avaliable

Full details on our website www.blockchaininchicago.com



THE GREAT HALL

Speakers & Panels

The great hall holds 450 seated in luxury seats. The giant HD projector screen hangs high over four white leather chairs. The balcony extends over the side of the room giving three options for seating during the panels and speakers you came to see.


Venue 610 pic


THE LANDING

Networking & Workshops

The landing holds 200+ people. Snacks, refreshments, and our workshops will be set up here. Learn, mingle, and network with our entrepreneurs, ICOs, and learning workshops. The landing will be open for the duration of the event.




OUR FANTASTIC LINEUP


(5:00-5:30) Welcome Reception

Check-in, snacks, & refreshments

(5:30-5:35) Guest Host Introduction

Holly Glowaty (Fintex Women/K+H Connection)

(5:35-6:00) Panel on developing the blockchain

Hannah Rosenberg Moderator (BOB Meetup/Velas Commerce/CBP)
Dr. Conrad Barski (CEO, Forward Blockchain)
Dev Bharel (Nussbaumer Projects)
Predrag Tomasevic (BTC Pay Server)


FEATURED PRESENTATION

Kim Parnell (CEO & Cofounder, Blank)

(6:00-6:15) Building Apps Without Code

Kim is the co-founder of Blank – A radical new way to build apps without code. AI technology automatically generates beautiful user interface design, and smart contracts, tokens and blockchain technology enables interoperability of data, app features or entire apps on the network.

Kim shares her entrepreneurial journey across many social media channels, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and her YouTube channels, The Grind With Kim Parnell and the soon to launch show, The Business Behind.


(6:15-6:45) Women Driving Chicago’s Blockchain Ecosystem

CM! Winters (City Colleges of Chicago/The Professors)
Holly Glowaty (Fintex Women)
Hannah Rosenberg (BOB Meetup/Velas Commerce/CBP)
Lexy Prodromos (Chicago Blockchain Center)

(6:45-7:00) How to not get owned by hackers

Security Expert Jim Holcomb (Evolve Security)

(7:00-7:30) Panel on Blockchain for Social Good #BSGC

Reshma Kamath (Juris Doctor, Pritzker, Faculty, Blockchain Research Institute, ABA NextGen Fellow)
Marquis Davis (Urban Array)
Soren Spicknall (Microsoft/BSGC Meetup)
Matt Wolf (dndln.org)


FEATURED PRESENTATION

Dan Novaes (CEO Current)

(7:30-7:50) Elevating Chicago as a Hub for Blockchain

Current is creating a digital token and protocol that is a method of exchange for time, attention, and data in the digital landscape. It’s starting with media, creating an all-in-one personalized experience that rewards users for streaming from the networks they love, like Spotify YouTube, SoundCloud and more.

Current has closed $36 million in its private token sale and will distribute several millions of dollars worth of its “CRNC” utility tokens to the approximately 250,000 people who have signed up to participate in its public token sale.







(7:50-8:10) Chicago Blockchain Project Presents

Blockchain Entrepreneur $1,000 Award Presentation

Disruption Joe (Chicago Blockchain Project)

(8:10-10:00) 100 COINS Q&A ENCORE

A Power Hour of the top 50 coins followed by audience Q&A

Disruption Joe (CBP)
Danny Johnson (Pink Coin)
David Carman (Fintank)

Special Guest:

Marguerite (@Coin_Artist)

Check out this Medium Post on how someone solved the puzzle to find Decred coins in her artwork!


FREE WORKSHOPS

Provided by CBP members & sponsors

BUYING YOUR FIRST BITCOIN

Velas Commerce

MARKETING AN ICO

BlocStart

SECURING YOUR CRYPTO

Evolve Security

TRADING & INVESTING

TBD

Crypto Tax Law

Gordon Law Group


ENTREPRENEUR SHOWCASE

$1,000 Crowd Choice Award

Entrepreneurs will be given a 4ft section of a table to decorate and set up a display or demo of their product. Attendees will be given two votes each that cannot be used for the same project. Email joe@disruptionjoe.com to apply.


The Speakers




  • Conrad Barski

    Conrad Barski

    Forward Blockchain


  • Dev Bharel

    Dev Bharel

    Nussbaum Projects


  • David Carman

    David Carman

    Fintank


  • Marquis Davis

    Marquis Davis

    Urban Array


  • Holly Glowaty

    Holly Glowaty

    Fintex Women


  • Jim Holcomb

    Jim Holcomb

    Evolve Security


  • Disruption Joe

    Disruption Joe

    Chicago Blockchain Project


  • Danny Johnson

    Danny Johnson

    Pink Coin


  • Reshma Kamath

    Reshma Kamath

    Blockchain Research Institute


  • Dan Novaes

    Dan Novaes

    Current


  • Kim Parnell

    Kim Parnell

    Blank


  • Lexy Prodromos

    Lexy Prodromos

    Chicago Blockchain Center


  • Hannah Rosenberg

    Hannah Rosenberg

    Velas Commerce/CBP


  • Soren Spicknall

    Soren Spicknall

    Microsoft


  • CM! Winters

    CM! Winters

    City Colleges of Chicago


  • Matt Wolf

    Matt Wolf

    Dandelion



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