Special Guest

Tim Draper

American venture capital investor, and founded Draper Associates and Draper University. In July 2014, Draper received wide coverage for his purchase at a US Marshals Service auction of seized bitcoins from the Silk Road marketplace website. He predicted that Bitcoin will break through $10,000 in 2017.

Keynote Speakers

Feng Han

Feng Han, Co-founder of Elastos Foundation. A visiting scholar at Columbia University, and HUAWEI Central Research Institute blockchaln consultant. He is also the Secretary of DACA (Distributed Autonomous Coalition Asia of blockchain). He edited “Blockchain New Economic Blueprint and Introduction” and “Blockchain: Quantum Concept of Wealth”, and developed the Tsinghua University graduate course “Cyber Intelligent Economy and Blockchain” and served as speaker. Mr. Han has been invited to numerous U.S. and international conferences to discuss Blockchain industry and innovative technology, as the keynote speaker or panelist.

Michael Conn

Founder & Managing Partner of Quail Creek Partners. Previously held roles as COO & Head of Strategy, Ops and Development with Alliance Bernstein's Alternative Investment Management group. Prior to Alliance Bernstein was Managing Director & Head of Corporate Strategy and Development with the TCW Group.

Bruce Elliott

Bruce Elliott is a 25-year eCommerce veteran who has held senior leadership roles in privately held and listed companies in online payments, gaming, venture capital and trust and corporate service sectors in North America and Europe. Mr. Elliott is a recognized international conference speaker on entrepreneurship, venture capital, and emerging technology trends and has also led venture capital investments into clean tech, gaming, blockchain and fintech companies. Career highlights include Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales of AIM-listed Neteller plc, Director of Boston Group Limited and Managing Director of Boston Ventures Limited.

Arian Hopkins

Arian Hopkins leads corporate communications for ICOx Innovations, working with companies to create crypto economies, build their cryptocurrency and launch their ICOs. Arian also led public relations for the KODAKOne announcement at CES and its subsequent ICO. Over the course of her career Arian has worked with amazing teams at organizations such as Accenture, MRM/McCann & TransCanada Pipelines.

9:00 AM

Opening of the Event, On-site Registration and Networking 

9:40 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 Min Kuang, Blockchain Impact Institute

 Andy Chan, Miller Thomson LLP

 Xiaochen Zhang, Fintech4Good

9:55 AM

Bitcoin, Blockchain and Future

 

Keynote: Blockchain Industry Report 2018: Insights from

Global research

Draper University

Keynote: The New Economic Roadmap and Introduction

to the Blockchain

Feng Han, Elastos Foundation​

10:55 AM

Panel Discussion: The Token Economy and Regulation

Moderator: Derrek Fahl, Miller Thomson LLP

11:15 AM

Special Guest: Bitcoin, Blockchain and Future

Moderator: Asra Nadeem, DraperU Ventures

11:40 AM

Keynote: Financial Hub of Digital Assets

Ross Zhang, Huobi Canada

12:00 PM

Lunch Break

1:00 PM

Keynote: Case Study on Enterprise Transformation 

Arian Hopkins, ICOx Innovations/KODAKOne

1:15 PM

Panel Discussion: How to Reach a Million Hearts and Make an Impact

Moderator: Gal Smolar, Miller Thomson LLP

1:35 PM

Spotlight Presentations #2

2:00 PM

Keynote: Forming Consensus in Gaming

2:15 PM

Spotlight Presentations #3

2:40 PM

Keynote: Blockchain Powered Digital Advertising Ecosystem

Jerome Shimizu, Co-Founder of OPTIN Blockchain

2:50 PM

Panel Discussion: Blockchain Use Cases by Women Founders

Moderator: Myra Cejra, Indiegogo

3:20 PM

Coffee Break and Networking Session

3:35 PM

Spotlight Presentation #4

4:10 PM

Keynote: Cryptocurrency market trend— Bull or Bear?

A new era for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Feng Han, Elastos Foundation

4:30 PM

Awarding of Prizes

Sponsored by Draper University

5:20 PM

Closing Remarks

Min Kuang, Blockchain Impact Institute

Gal Smolar, Miller Thomson LLP

XiaoChen Zhang, Fintech4Good

5:30 PM

Cocktail Party

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