One Week From Today is FinTank’s Blockchain Summit 2017 – Here is the Agenda and the Real Estate Panel’s Special Discount Code!

FinTank’s Blockchain Summit 2017 – Agenda

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7:30-9:00 – Registration / Breakfast

8:00-9:00 – Optional: Speed Networking: Making Valuable Connections

9:00-9:15 – Introduction: Overview of the Day — George Vukotich, Ph.D. — Founder FinTank
– Global Perspective on Blockchain – David Carman – Managing Partner FinTank

9:15-9:30 – State of Illinois – Blockchain Initiatives – Jennifer O’Rourke – Illinois Department of Commerce

>> 9:30-9:55 – Blockchain in Real Estate – Changing How Things Are Done <<
– Bill Barbino — Moderator — FinTank
Dave Conroy — National Association of Realtors
John Mirkovic — Cook County Recorder of Deeds

10:00-10:15 – Blockchain Adoption in Enterprises – How to architect an enterprise blockchain solution
– Omkar Naik — Microsoft

10:15-10:30 – Coffee Break

10:30-10:55 – Hyperledger Blockchain Technologies
– Matt Marelius — IBM

11:00-11:25 – How Leading Consulting Firms See Blockchain Making a Difference
– Melvin Petties – Moderator — Protiviti
– Obreahny O’Brien – E&Y
– Rudy Bakalov – PWC
– Joe Teno – Accenture
– John Callahan – Veridium

11:30-12:00 – Morningstar: A Perspective on Data and Blockchain
– Kai Wu – Morningstar

12:00-12:30 – Blockchain Innovation in law and Corporate Governance (Video) 
David Posely – DW Capital
– Wulf Kaal – Ronin Partners

12:00-1:00 – Lunch

1:00-1:30 – Blockchain: A Legal Perspective on Current Regulations
Zach Smolinski – Moderator – Smolinski Law
– Peter Waltz — Polsinelli
– Colleen Sullivan – Sullivan, Wolf, and Kailus
– Anthony Zeoli — Freeborn and Peters 
– Sam Kramer — Baker MacKenzie
– Justin Steffen — Jenner and Block

1:30-1:55 – An SEC Perspective on Blockchain
– Brian Jenkins – Moderator — Former CNN Correspondent
– Ryan VanGrack – SEC

2:00-2:30 – Bringing Existing Digital Assets to the U.S.
Erik Schlesinger – Coordinator – FinTank
– Will Turner – Barnes & Thornburg LLP
– Mike Klena – Lykke – Switzerland

2:30-2:45 – Coffee Break

2:45-3:15 – Blockchain: Educators and What They’re Doing
– E.J. Reedy – Moderator — University of Chicago
– Lamont Black – DePaul University
– Sarit Markovich – Northwestern University 

3:15-3:45 – Blockchain: Startups Making a Difference
– Lexy Prodromos – Moderator — Bloq
– Tessa Flippin – La Plataforma 
– Matt Kenahan – Digital Mint
– John Toohey – Hypatia Technologies

3:45-4:00 – Northern Trust: Blockchain innovation and opportunity – The custodian bank perspective
– Zabrina Smith – Northern Trust

4:00-4:30 – Crypto Mining: A live demo
– Kaelan Banks — GangMine

4:30-4:45 – The Cryptocurrency Landscape – The Markets, the Coins, the Size, and the Future
– Mark Haraburda — Barchart

4:45-5:15 – How to Invest in Cryptocurrency 
– David Carman — Moderator
– Scott Diamond – Ronin Partners
– Vic Pascucci – Lightbank
– Bobby Cho — DRW Trading 
– Mike Mollet — CBOE

5:15-7:00 – Networking Reception
OR
– Bonus: Spending time with Scott Diamond to get an in-depth understanding of 
Cryptocurrency
 – Question and Answer Session