Global Blockchain Summit
The Global Blockchain Summit is the cornerstone event of Denver Blockchain Week and is a gathering of experts from around the country sharing knowledge, tips, trends and insights about Blockchain, a breakthrough technology that enables the trusted digital registration & exchange of just about anything. It will be a chance for the newcomer to learn the history and basics of this emerging technology, and for the familiar to learn more about its current and future applications. Money, music, health records, car titles, certificates, company ownership, deeds, & digital identities are just a few options. The format will be less traditional than a typical conference. There will be large group presentations, small group lectures, lightning round discussions as well as time to interact with others in the field. We are striving to make this the most valuable Global Blockchain Summit for you, the participant. We have an emphasis on Women in Blockchain, equality, and diversity for the 2018 Summit.
ICO Round Table Discussion
Join the Blockchain Group of Husch Blackwell LLP for a round table to discuss legal issues related to ICOs and the development and commercialization of Blockchain applications. Husch Blackwell will provide an introduction to their Blockchain and ICO teams and will then open the floor to participants to engage in an interactive discussion to answer general questions you may have related to initial coin offerings, licensing of technology and data, privacy issues, entity formation, intellectual property, and other topics. After the presentation and discussion, please join the attorneys of Husch Blackwell for snacks and happy hour.
#DiversityDay with Global Women in Blockchain
Join Global Women in Blockchain (GWB) in kicking of Denver Blockchain Week with a night full of brilliant women sharing their experiences in technology and discussing why inclusion, diversity and representation is so important for the future of blockchain technologies! One of the many events featured for Denver Blockchain Week.
Blockchain 101-Understanding The Blockchain
Demystifying Blockchain: Analyzing the Current Legal Landscape, Lessons, and the Path Forward Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, is poised to revolutionize the business world and network-based environments. From payment technology to cryptocurrencies, securities to supply chain networks, from digital rights to smart contracts, and from real estate to healthcare, this emerging technology has the potential to deliver more efficient ways to share and use data and transact business in secure environments. Join us on Tuesday, October 16 for a workshop that will analyze the legal and regulatory factors facing this technology. A Holland & Hart panel of attorneys and technologists will also cover cybersecurity challenges and discuss corporate formation, capital raising, and the current regulatory framework affecting blockchain technology.
Hyperledger Indy Workshop and IBM Hyperledger Fabric Workshop
(9:00am to Noon) Join Kyle Den Hartog, a Hyperledger ambassador for the Hyperledger Indy project, as he explores Hyperledger Indy in an intensive workshop around self sovereign identity. There's a lot of new concepts to introduce to understand the paradigm of self-sovereign identity. But what is self sovereign identity and why would a business or a developer want to integrate it into their system? (Noon to 1:00pm) Lunch Provided At The Event (1:00pm to 4:00pm) Join Horea Porutiu, IBM Developer Advocate as he explored Hyperledger Fabric. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of getting started developing blockchain applications with the popular open-source framework - Hyperledger Fabric. You'll learn how to build an end-to-end app using the Hyperledger Fabric Node-SDK, and connect your app to a cloud-based blockchain service. Each time you make transactions on your app, you'll see all of your transactions recorded on the cloud service. By the end of the workshop, you should have the foundations to build your own blockchain application, and connect that application to the cloud via a blockchain-service. (4:00pm to 5:00pm) Social Hour and Reception
Blockchain For Sustainable Development (B4SD)
Join B4SD for a panel discussion on the use of blockchain and emerging technologies for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and responsible business initiatives applicable across all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Conversation topics will include the use of blockchain in impact monitoring and evaluation, sustainability planning, operational infrastructure, supply chain management, and corporate philanthropy.
Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Leadership Forum
This is GBA Member only event that provides an opportunity for leaders and interested Government Blockchain Association (GBA) members to participate in a forum that will focus on the efforts and challenges to be addressed by the GBA in the coming year.
Denver Blockchain Week Kickoff-CU Blockchain Summit
The Global Blockchain Summit is one of the sponsors of the Fall 2018 CU Blockchain Summit. This is the second summit hosted at CU Boulder for Colorado students and professionals interested in blockchain technology. The summit will feature panels with industry experts, networking opportunities, and a keynote event. Breakfast and lunch are included and it will take place October 13th in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University Memorial Center.