Schedule 20192019-05-09T13:43:13+00:00

Conference Schedule

We’ve curated a variety of perspectives and insights for you to explore. Join us on one of our diverse conference tracks featuring workshops, demos, and illuminating presentations given by social impact leaders.

Track 1

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Welcome Remarks

9:15 am – 9:40 am

Keynote

Clyde Vanel, Assembly Member, NY State and Emerging Technologies

9:45 am – 10:20 am

Fireside Chat – Social Impact in a Blockchain World

Joseph Lubin, ConsenSys, Founder, Ethereum Co-founder

10:20 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am – 11:15 am

Panel – Blockchain and Saving our Planet

Moderator – Steven Haft, ConsenSys
Paul Gambill, CEO, Nori
Evan Caron, CEO, Swytch

11:20 am – 12:00 pm

Bounties for Oceans – Documentary

Fireside Chat with Mark Beylin, Bounties Network

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

How Can Blockchain Support Humanitarian Initiatives

Ric Shreeves, Mercycorp
World Food Program

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

The Future of Work

Moderator – TBD
Kevin Owocki, Gitcoin
Yorke Rhodes, Microsoft
Jeff Wald, Founder, WorkMarket

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Sustainable Supply Chains

Moderator – Killian Stoke, Moyee Coffee
Tyler Mulvihill, Viant
Other Panelist TBD

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm

Blockchain and Health – The Opioid Crisis

Victoria Adams, US Public Sector Practice, Consensys

3:25 pm – 3:40 pm

Lightning Talk

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Lightning Talk – Crypto Philanthropy, Fundraising for the Future

Alex Wilson, The Giving Block

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Break

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Panel – Financial Inclusion

UNCDF
Makerdao
I2i project

5:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing Speech

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cocktails

Track 2

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Video Streaming

9:15 am – 9:40 am

Video Streaming

9:45 am – 10:10 am

Video Streaming

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am – 11:15 am

Panel – Donations Tracking

Moderator – Jon Lewis, ConsenSys

11:20 am – 12:00 pm

New Financing Mechanisms

Raphael Mazet CEO, Alice

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Blockchain Innovation in Latin America

Shailee Adinolfli, ConsenSys
Jolyne Sanjak, Tetratech
Aanchal Anand, World Bank
Yuliya Panfil, New America

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Blockchain Innovation in Latin America

Moderator – Silvana Rodriguez, ConsenSys Solutions, ConsenSys
Marco Allende Lopez, Inter-American Development Bank – LACChain
Mauricio Tovar Gutierrez, Colombia University
Other Panelist TBD

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Activists and Diversity in Blockchain

Code to Inspire, Fereshteh Forough
Black Girls Code

Thessy Mehrain, Women in Blockchain

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm:

Break

3:00 pm – 3:40 pm

Workshop – Get your Wallets Ready for Crypto Donations
Everything you ever wanted to know about cryptocurrencies, wallets and donations

Alex Wilson, the Giving Block
Patrick Duffy, the Giving Block

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Lighting Talk – Human Rights and Cryptocurrencies

The Cato Insititute

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Break

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Panel – Blockchain and Sustainable Fashion

5:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing Speech

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cocktails

Kickoff

8:00- 9:00

Breakfast & Check-in

9:00AM – 9:15 – WELCOMING REMARKS

Vanessa GrelletExecutive Director, ConsenSysBlockchain for Social Impact Coalition

Sheldon HimelfarbPresident and CEO, PeaceTech Lab

Nancy Lindborg, President, US Institute of Peace

9:15AM – 9:25 – KEYNOTE

Opening Keynote with Lesly Goh, CTO, World Bank

Leveraging Emerging Technologies and Blockchain for Social Impact