Get Your Blockchain on at SXSW 2018!
The current spike in Bitcoin is one of many reasons that the buzz on blockchain has begun to transition from the geek world to the mainstream. Whatever globe that you inhabit, you’ll find a lot of content related to this topic at SXSW 2018 in Austin.
Featured Speakers who will focus on crypto include Brian Behlendorf, who is the Executive Director of Hyperledger (an open source blockchain project at the Linux Foundation). Pictured above, Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin will also be part of the 2018 event. Interviewing Lubin will be Laura Shin of Forbes, who is host of the podcast “Unchained: Big Ideas From The Worlds Of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain.”
Other panels and presentations addressing this topic for March 2018 include:
$100,000 Blockchain Investment Challenge
Bitcoin and the New World of Programmable Money
Blockchain and the Crisis in Healthcare
Blockchain and the Decentralization of Finance
Blockchain and the Future of Global Governance
Blockchain for Refugees: Economic Passports
Blockchain Opportunities in Mobility and Logistics
Don’t Sweat the Tech: Trade Explanation for UX
Entertainment Will Bring Cryptocurrency Mainstream
ICOs: Venture Financing From an Invisible Crowd
Transforming the Global Food Supply with Blockchain
Trust Crisis: The Need for Blockchain
What Blockchain Means for Media & Entertainment
Many of these panels and presentations will occur with the special blockchain series of sessions that is scheduled on Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15.
Find other compelling content at SXSW by browsing the online schedule. Attend this programming at network with these industry experts by purchasing a badge. Register before the end of the day on Friday, November 17 to save $300 on walkup prices.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.
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