Agenda – BlockShow

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The Main Stage of BlockShow Americas 2018 is entirely focused on the most important issues of today’s Blockchain community. Governmental Initiatives, blockchain revolutionary impact on major industries, latest updates on the technological & law aspects, insights from Cointelegraph, sensational speeches from Top experts – all this will be provided to you from the BlockShow Main Stage.
Let us introduce the brand new Second Stage! A real Battlefield of minds, ideas and conflicting opinions. This is an amazing opportunity to see companies and global experts challenge each other: BlockShow Oscar, project pitches, mind battles featuring top industry professionals, arts auction and much more. We're challenging you not to miss this out!
  • 7:00 AM Doors open, Registration, Networking & Morning Snacks
  • 8:00 AM BlockShow Americas 2018 Grand Opening
    Addy Crezee CEO at BlockShow, ex. CMO at Cointelegraph
  • 8:15 AM TOP Speech from Ex-Head of White House Press Advance for President Barack Obama
    Johanna Maska CEO of Global Situation Room, Inc., Ex-Head of White House Press Advance for President Barack Obama
  • 8:40 AM Panel: Crypto vs Wall Street
    Mike Butcher Editor-At-Large at TechCrunch, Awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2016 Alex Mashinsky Serial Entrepreneur, Venture Investor, Tech Innovator, Founder of Celsius Network Anatoly Radchenko Co-Founder of United Traders, an investment company that raised $35M during crowdsale in 2017 Jason Bloomberg Forbes Contributor, Bestselling Author, Top 5 Digital Transformation Influencer 2018 Rich Gupta Investor, CEO, Regulated Transactions for TitanDX , a SEC/FINRA Compliant Exchange David Bleznak Decentralized Exchange Expert, Founded Totle to make Cryptoinvesting Mainstream
  • 9:20 AM AI Revolution: the Prediction Machine for the Crypto Market
  • 9:40 AM Panel: Driving the AdTech Revolution with Blockchain
    Stewart Rogers Director of Marketing Technology & Analyst-at-large at VentureBeat Kyle Ellicott Chief Labs Officer & Founder at ReadWrite Labs and ReadWrite, Techie & Innovator Kanaway Yusingwo Founder and Managing Partner of Uniquely Wired Christopher Obereder Serial Entrepreneur, CMO at TV-TWO, Forbes 30 under 30 Kelsey Cole Marketing Mag’s Top 30 Under 30, Co-Founder at Adbank, Leading Female in Crypto Angelo Dodaro Investor, CMO & Co-Founder at Adbank, Marketing Expert with 10+ Years of Experience
  • 10:15 AM Networking Break
  • 11:00 AM Story of Success and Exclusive Insights from Cointelegraph
    Victoria Vaughan CEO at Cointelegraph, Cointelegraph Media Group & Franchise Program Creator Igor Belkin Editor in Chief at Cointelegraph
  • 11:25 AM Panel: Building Democracy on Blockchain
    Johanna Maska CEO of Global Situation Room, Inc., Ex-Head of White House Press Advance for President Barack Obama Rachel Wolfson Journalist at Forbes, Influential woman in blockchain Mark Blick Head of Government, Blockchain Technology at Diginex
  • 12:05 PM Even more speakers will share their insights and updates there. Believe us, you don't want to be late to those!
  • 12:25 PM Panel: Real Estate on Blockchain
    Manny Fernandez SF Angel investor of the year 2016, 33 Entrepreneurs to Watch of 2016 by Inc. Magazine Piper Moretti CEO of The Crypto Realty Group, Top 8 Influential Women Making Headlines in Blockchain by Enterpreneur.com Luca Burlando COO of Crypto Real Estate AG, Financial Consultant at UHNWI Family Office Ricky Ng Chairman & Founder of IHT, Co-founder of IClick, Advisor at McAfee Crowdchain Accelerator Sheree Ip Legal & Marketing Blockchain Advisor, Board Member at Blockchain Australia
  • 1:00 PM Lunch & Networking
  • 2:35 PM Celebrity Speech from Co-Founder of BTCC
    Bobby Lee Co-founder of BTCC
  • 3:00 PM Panel: Blockchain Law & Regulations
    Naeem Aslam CMA at ThinkMarkets, Columnist at Forbes, Irish Brokers Young Award Julian L. Zegelman Angel investor, Founding Partner at TMT Blockchain Fund, Multiple SuperLawyers Award Winner Cal Evans Founder of Gresham International, Board Member of The British Blockchain Association Gianluca Massini Rosati Founder & CEO Xriba, Bestselling Author, Tax & Accounting Expert Andrew L. Rossow Attorney, Adjunct Law Professor, Media Consultant for ABC, FOX, and NBC in Dayton, Ohio
  • 3:40 PM How about some more groundbreaking sensations from globally recognized Blockchain professionals?
  • 4:25 PM Panel: Providing Freedom & Transparency to Mass Media
    Martine Paris Tech Reporter, Blockchain Gamer, Pocket Gamer & Geekazine Jordan French Angel investor, Fast 50 & Inc. 500 entrepreneur, Editorial Staff at TheStreet Christopher Greene Founder of Alternative Media Television & Bitcoin Rich, Media Personality Featured on CNN, Fox News, RT Rachel Wolfson Journalist at Forbes, Influential woman in blockchain Ivica Simatovic Media Tech Expert, Co-founder of Furthr Software & Media House Company, Co-Founder of Blockchain Guys
  • 5:00 PM Cointelegraph Ratings Announcement: Best Blockchain Project
    Addy Crezee CEO at BlockShow, ex. CMO at Cointelegraph
  • 5:15 PM Closing the 1st day of BlockShow Americas 2018
  • 5:30 PM Networking & Free time at BlockShow Americas 2018
  • 7:00 AM Doors open, Registration, Networking & Morning Snacks
  • 8:40 AM Battle Stage Opening
  • 8:50 AM Pitch Session by BlockShow
  • 10:15 AM Networking Break
  • 11:20 AM Battle time: How Long till the ICO bubble burst?
    Tone Vays Ex-Wall Street Professional, Crypto and Blockchain Educator, Researcher & Consultant Michael Terpin Founder and CEO at Transform Group, Founder and CEO at CoinAgenda
  • 11:55 AM Battle time: Blockchain Education Mainstream: Would it Really Affect the Mass Adoption?
    Jeremy Gardner Founder of Blockchain Education Network, Led the 1st ICO on Ethereum Ever David Lee Professor at SUSS, Director at LeftCoast, Co-Founder at BlockAsset Ventures, Libai.io
  • 12:30 PM Battle time: Internet of Things and the 4th Industrial Revolution
    Kyle Ellicott Chief Labs Officer & Founder at ReadWrite Labs and ReadWrite, Techie & Innovator Dmitry Gorilovsky YotaPhone Creator, Founder & CEO at Moeco, Global Blockchain IoT connectivity platform
  • 1:00 PM Lunch & Networking
  • 3:00 PM Battle time: Ai Future: Narrow Solutions vs. General Solutions
    Dmitry Matskevich CEO and Co-founder of Dbrain, Listed in 100 People to Watch in the Chatbot Space by VentureBeat Dr. Rand Hindi CEO at Snips, Former Member of the French Digital Council, Listed in
  • 3:35 PM Battle time: Will all Centralized Cryptoexchanges "Burn in Hell"?
    Rich Gupta Investor, CEO, Regulated Transactions for TitanDX , a SEC/FINRA Compliant Exchange
  • 4:10 PM Battle time: Blockchain for Enterprise: Can (and should) it Become a Panacea for Every Business?
The Main Stage of BlockShow Americas 2018 is entirely focused on the most important issues of today’s Blockchain community. Governmental Initiatives, blockchain revolutionary impact on major industries, latest updates on the technological & law aspects, insights from Cointelegraph, sensational speeches from Top experts – all this will be provided to you from the BlockShow Main Stage.
Let us introduce the brand new Second Stage! A real Battlefield of minds, ideas and conflicting opinions. This is an amazing opportunity to see companies and global experts challenge each other: BlockShow Oscar, project pitches, mind battles featuring top industry professionals, arts auction and much more. We're challenging you not to miss this out!
  • 8:00 AM Doors open, Registration, Networking & Morning Snacks
  • 9:00 AM BlockShow Americas'18 Opening
    Addy Crezee CEO at BlockShow, ex. CMO at Cointelegraph
  • 9:10 AM Fin-Tech, Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: A Brave New World or a Bubble?
    Dr. Nouriel Roubini CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, Co-Founder & Former Chairman of Roubini Global Economics, Predicted Global Financial Crisis 2008
  • 9:35 AM An ICO Panel
    Naeem Aslam CMA at ThinkMarkets, Columnist at Forbes, Irish Brokers Young Award William Chartain Investor, Head of Sales at BitWage & Startups Advisory Firm InWage Tone Vays Ex-Wall Street Professional, Crypto and Blockchain Educator, Researcher & Consultant Mark Mueller-Eberstein Investor, best-selling author in 12 languages, involved in APEC, World CIO Forum, Microsoft's WPC Zachary Reece CEO of Carolina Investments, Managing Partner at BlockTrade Investments, Startups Advisor Michael Terpin Founder and CEO at Transform Group, Founder and CEO at CoinAgenda
  • 10:15 AM Real Estate Disruption with Blockchain: Tokenizing Usage Rights
    Ricky Ng Chairman & Founder of IHT, Co-founder of IClick, Advisor at McAfee Crowdchain Accelerator
  • 10:35 AM Panel: Entertainment & Popular Culture
    Ivan Liljeqvist Blockchain Consultant and Developer, Famous Blockchain Youtuber with millions of views Chris Ellis Angel investor & Blockchain Pioneer, Director at Audio Cardio, Advisor at Inmusik Stephen Brett Investor, Founder & CEO at InMusik, Blockchain Ecosystem Supporting Music Industry Austin Anderson Co-Founder and CEO of Rupie Network, Software Engineer With 10+ Years of Experience Christian Ferri Investor, President & CEO of BlockStar, Executive Director at Blockchain Compliance Alliance
  • 11:10 AM Coffee & Networking
  • 11:50 AM Power vs. People: The War of Decentralization
    Alex Mashinsky TOP Speech from Founder of Celsius Network & Author of Over 50 Patents
  • 12:20 PM The Great Controversy: Blockchain as Seen From Major Institutions' Perspective
    David Drake Founder and Chairman at LDJ Capital, Book Author, Contributed to the US JOBS Act Dr. Nouriel Roubini CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, Co-Founder & Former Chairman of Roubini Global Economics, Predicted Global Financial Crisis 2008 David Lee Professor at SUSS, Director at LeftCoast, Co-Founder at BlockAsset Ventures, Libai.io Sterlin Lujan Communications Ambassador at Bitcoin.com Sang Lee Investor, President & CEO at DarcMatter, Contributor to Huffington Post J. Robert Collins Co-Founder & Managing Member at Lone Star Capital, Former NYMEX President
  • 1:00 PM Launching An ICO From A Cybersecurity Perspective
    Hartej Sawhney Co-Founder at Hosho Group, Global Blockchain Security Leader, Pink Sky Capital Advisor
  • 1:20 PM Lunch & Networking
  • 2:50 PM From Retailer to a Customer: Bringing Blockchain to E-commerce
    Eric Benz Investor, CryptoFriends & ICOBench Ambassador, Founding Member of UK Digital Currency Association Bobby Lee Co-founder of BTCC Malikkhan Kotadia Global Digital Banker, Fintech mentor and Blockchain evangelist Melanie Mohr CEO at M-Commerce Platform YEAY, Founder of Womtoken.io, Gen Z Entrepreneurship Advocate Dr. Pavel Kravchenko Information Security PhD, Software Engineer, Founder @ Distributed Lab Austin Kimm COO at Crypterium, the World’s First Cryptobank Accepting Payments via NFC Terminals or QR Codes
  • 3:30 PM Tokenising the Physical World
    Mike Butcher Editor-At-Large at TechCrunch, Awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2016
  • 4:00 PM Panel: How Blockchain affects the Americas’ Emerging Economies
    Michael Gasiorek Co-Director at Startup Grind San Francisco, Columnist at Inc. Magazine, Director at OneSalon.org Dr. Evan Singh Luthra Angel Investor, Founder of EL Group International and Almora - Crypto Investment Bank, Honorary Ph.D in Blockchain Matej Michalko Founder and CEO at DECENT, Co-founder of ALAX Lucas Pinsdorf Business Development at Mercado Bitcoin, Founding Member of ABCripto Dan Itkis Serial Entrepreneur, Co-Creator of POS-Friendly Blockchain Payment Processor GRAFT
  • 5:00 PM The Lies that Blockchain Fans Tell Themselves and Anyone Else Who Will Listen
    Jason Bloomberg Forbes Contributor, Bestselling Author, Top 5 Digital Transformation Influencer 2018
  • 5:20 PM Blockchain 4 Good: Making Every Voice Heard
    Catherine Ross Assistant Editor in Chief & Chief Brand Officer at Cointelegraph Chris Ellis Angel investor & Blockchain Pioneer, Director at Audio Cardio, Advisor at Inmusik Isaac Thomas CEO and Co-Founder of VeganNation, the 1st Global and Decentralized Nation for Vegans Sean Howell CEO at LGBT Foundation, Not-for-Profit Organization Aimed to Deliver Equality Robert Torres Founding Partner at MT Digital Assets, Partner at BitMint, Social Media Marketing Expert Jeremy Gardner Founder of Blockchain Education Network, Led the 1st ICO on Ethereum Ever
  • 5:55 PM BlockShow Oscar Awards Ceremony
    Addy Crezee CEO at BlockShow, ex. CMO at Cointelegraph
  • 6:15 PM BlockShow Americas 2018 Closing Show
  • 6:30 PM Networking & Free time at BlockShow Americas 2018
  • 8:00 AM Doors open, Registration, Networking & Morning Snacks
  • 10:00 AM Battle Stage Opening
  • 10:05 AM Battle time: The Usefullness of Crypto
    Dr. Nouriel Roubini CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, Co-Founder & Former Chairman of Roubini Global Economics, Predicted Global Financial Crisis 2008 Alex Mashinsky Serial Entrepreneur, Venture Investor, Tech Innovator, Founder of Celsius Network
  • 10:35 AM Battle Time: Crypto Regulations in the US - Back to 1932
  • 11:10 AM Coffee & Networking
  • 12:20 PM BlockShow Oscar
  • 1:20 PM Lunch & Networking
  • 2:50 PM Battle time: Payment Technology and America's Losing Streak
  • 3:30 PM Battle time: CryptoGames: Bright Future in the Gaming World or just a Mainstream
    Vladimir Tomko CEO of Blockchain Cuties, Game Producer with 14+ Years of Experience
  • 4:00 PM Bitcoin ETF: Fantasy or Real Possibility?
    Clement Thibault Senior Stock Market & Cryptocurrency Analyst for Investing.com, a Leading Global Financial Portal
I'm up for that!