The Chamber of Digital Commerce will hold its first “D.C. Blockchain Summit” on March 3, 2016 at Georgetown University, according to the trade association.
The goal of the summit is to provide the DC community, government, technologists, finance experts, nonprofits, and students an opportunity to explore opportunities and challenges surrounding blockchain technology in the nation’s capital.
Headlining the conference with a keynote address will be Don Tapscott, a leading authority the economic and social impact of technology. Tapscott will discuss the new generation of digital interaction emerging based on blockchain technology. His keynote will explain how blockchain technology enables secure and direct communication of value and money without a trusted intermediary to authenticate and settle transactions.
Additional speakers include: John Beccia (Circle), Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum), Jeff Garzik (Bloq), Marley Gray (Microsoft), Brian Kelly (CNBC), C. Alden Pelker (FBI), Matthew Roszak (Tally Capital), and Jason Weinstein (Steptoe & Johnson, Blockchain Alliance). Presentations and discussions will explore how blockchain technology and distributed ledgers hold the key to solving many economic problems and help create the conditions for a more prosperous world.
Perianne Boring, president and founder of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, said:
We are bringing together key thought leaders from industry, technology and government in order to create a unique and focused dialogue on blockchain public policy and industry standards
The Digital Chamber is the Washington, DC-based trade association dedicated to promoting the understanding, acceptance and use of digital assets and currencies. The Digital Chamber provides authoritative information to policy makers on digital assets and currencies.