Consumers’ Research will be partnering with Fintech Worldwide, which is hosting its 8th Blockchain Conference at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., on August 2. The all-day event will feature speakers from Tendermint, The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, and Consumers’ Research, and will cover topics such as bitcoin versus blockchain, the future of blockchain technology, and introductions to blockchain start-ups, to name a few. The event will include panels, Q&A discussions, keynote speeches, and networking sessions intended to give those present the opportunity learn more about speakers and participants alike.
Speakers include experts in the industry that are passionate about new technology that has the potential to change the world. They are ready to answer questions, engage in thought-provoking discussion, and discuss the future of blockchain. Joe Colangelo, Executive Director of Consumers’ Research, has been involved in the blockchain space since the early days of Bitcoin; his organization has hosted numerous events in the past relating to Bitcoin and blockchain technologies such as casual Bitcoin meet-up luncheons, The Age of Cryptocurrency book talk with its WSJ authors, and an annual workshop in Bretton Woods designed concretely address the opportunities and challenges of distributed ledger technologies.
Thus far, speakers include Jae Kwon of Tendermint, Judd Bagley of Overstock, George Samman of Midasium, Ron Quaranta of Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, Bill Schafer of AgraChain, Susan Poole, founder of BlockBridge Advisory, and Luis Carranza, founder of the Blockchain Conference.
Consumers’ Research is the nation’s oldest consumer organization and has a vested interest in the consumer protection aspect of the blockchain industry and how it will transform the financial world in the coming years. Additional sponsors include t0.com, Tallysticks, BraveNewCoin, Blockchain.jobs, Cointelegraph, yBitcoin, and appliedblockchain.