CRYPTO ECONOMY / ICO2018 | AUSTIN | PROGRAM MARCH 14
10.00 – 10.55 Registration and Coffee
10.55 – 11.00 Opening of Conference
11.00 – 11.30 Keynote Presentation: Intro to blockchain and digital currencies: past, present, and future”
Caleb Slade
Co-Founder of SALT Lending
11.30 – 12.00 Panel: The Future of Blockchain
Erik Voorhees, CEO & Founder of Shapeshift
Shawn Owen, CEO of SALT Lending
12.00 – 13.00 Meet the ICOs
Throughout the conference we will give the stage to some pioneering blockchain projects from all over the world. The common thread is that all the presenting companies and persons have decided to raise working capital by launching a token crowd sale (also known as an ICO or TGE). The aim of this session is to gain a deeper understanding of what type of applications are coming on the market, as well as give investors more information about crypto investment opportunities.
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch
13.45 – 14.15 What’s happening with Token sales?
Nick Ayton, CEO of Chainstarter
Nick will round up the 2017 ICO market activities and provide key data points, and look forward predicting how 2018 will develop for ICOs, the impact of regulations, new ramps for institutional investors, explore the broader progress the new crypto-economy as a new capital market, and in his usual style call out what is wrong with the current banking system, why central banks are the real problem.
14.15 – 15.15 Meet the ICOs
Throughout the conference we will give the stage to some pioneering blockchain projects from all over the world. The common thread is that all the presenting companies and persons have decided to raise working capital by launching a token crowd sale (also known as an ICO or TGE). The aim of this session is to gain a deeper understanding of what type of applications are coming on the market, as well as give investors more information about crypto investment opportunities.
15.15 – 15.45 Presentation: Institutional Investment Theories
Joshua Finkleman, Colorado Blockchain Capital
15.30 – 16.00 Panel; Blockchain and the Entertainment Industry
Andy Zondervan, CEO of Rightshare
Panos Panay, Founding Director Open Music Initiative
16.00 – 17.00 Meet the ICOs
Throughout the conference we will give the stage to some pioneering blockchain projects from all over the world. The common thread is that all the presenting companies and persons have decided to raise working capital by launching a token crowd sale (also known as an ICO or TGE). The aim of this session is to gain a deeper understanding of what type of applications are coming on the market, as well as give investors more information about crypto investment opportunities.
17.00 – 17.15 Close of Conference
Caleb Slade, Co-Founder of SALT Lending
17.15 – 19.00 Network Reception