UNLOCKING THE GLOBAL POWER OF DECENTRALIZED BUSINESS

July 19-20, 2018 - San Francisco, CA

About
Distributed 2018

2018 JULY 19–20

Westin St. Francis

San Francisco

THE NEW EVENT FOR THE GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN COMMUNITY

As our flagship event, Distributed 2018 presents an opportunity to extend beyond industry and international borders, gathering a cross-section of global technologists and innovators to share ideas, create partnerships and, ultimately, drive change.

20+

MEDIA PARTNERS

110+

SPEAKERS/ INNOVATORS

1,200+

ATTENDEES

Media / Announcements

May 19 - 12:00a
Special pricing ends tonight!
Prices will increase to $595
May 14 - 09:00a
Speakers Released
View our initial slate of speakers - tickets go up to $399
May 9 - 10:00a
Announcing Distributed 2018
Limited release tickets for $299
WHY DISTRIBUTED?

Speakers, Partners, Sponsors and Attendees from All Over the World

Join 1,200-plus senior leaders from established companies, early stage startups, investors and media for two days of content, dialogue, networking and celebration as we work together to accelerate the growth of enterprise blockchain applications.

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Speakers

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KEynote Speakers

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Speakers

Ada Xiao
Chief Strategy Officer at Juzix
Adam Levine
CEO Tokenly, Let's Talk Bitcoin
Alexander Yakovlev
Head of Distributed Ledger at Moscow Exchange Group
Alexei Dulub
CTO at Echo
Anthony Di Iorio
Founder at Ethereum, Jaxx
Arthur Hayes
CEO at BitMex
Bianca Chen
Finance Correspondent at Thomson Reuters
Bo Shen
Partner at Fenbushi Capital
Brian Behlendorf
Executive Director at Hyperledger
David Chaum
Founder at DigiCash
Du Yu
Director at Wanxiang Blockchain Labs
Jarrod Dicker
CEO at Po.et
Jason Fang
MD at Sora Ventures
Jeff Garzik
CEO, Chief Designer at Bloq, Metronome
Jehan Chu
Co-founder Kenetic
Jeremy Gardner
MD at Ausum Ventures
Jeremy Goldkorn
Editor in Chief at SupChina
Matt Roszak
Co-founder at Bloq
Patrick Dai
CEO at Qtum
Remington Ong
Partner at Fenbushi Capital
Sunny Lu
CEO at VeChain
Tim Swanson
CEO at Post Oak Labs
Tom Tao
Director of Chainbase Accelerator, Wancloud
Tricia Martinez
Founder and CEO at Wala
Vinay Gupta
CEO at Mattereum
Xiao Feng
Vice Chairman at Wanxiang Group
Zennon Kapron
CEO at KapronAsia

Sponsors

Distributed Events provide a platform for information sharing and foster intimate networking opportunities to enable critical partnership development.

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SPONSOR DECK

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Agenda

A two-day, dual track program featuring 25 panels, keynote presentations, fireside chats, industry roundtables and live demonstrations. Content will touch all industry verticals while providing attendees with access to startup projects and initiatives, as well as enterprise use cases.

TRACKS KEY

FOUNDATIONS OF DISTRIBUTED BUSINESS AND THE NEW GLOBAL ENTERPRISE

GROUNDBREAKING PROTOCOLS AND THE POTENTIAL OF TOKENIZATION

KEY

Panel Theme
8:30 am
Welcome Remarks
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Speakers: TBA
8:40 am
Xiao Feng - Fireside Chat
Keynote
Speakers:
Xiao Feng
9:00 am
David Chaum - Keynote Presentation 
Keynote
Speakers:
David Chaum
9:20 am
Global State of Blockchain: Dissecting the Current Impact and Future Challenges
Fireside Chat
Speakers: TBA
9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Networking Break
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10:15 am - 10:45 am
The Early Pioneers of Cryptocurrency
Evolution of Open Protocols
Speakers: TBA
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Multidisciplinary Use Cases of Distributed Ledger Technology
Planning for Transformation: Cross industry conversation and Cross border collaboration
Speakers: TBA
10:50 am - 11:20 am
Consensus Algorithms
Evolution of Open Protocols
Speakers: TBA
10:50 am - 11:20 am
Innovate, or Reinvent?
Planning for Transformation: Cross industry conversation and Cross border collaboration
Speakers: TBA
11:25 am - 11:55 am
Scaling Approaches for Smart Contracts
Evolution of Open Protocols
Speakers: TBA
11:25 am - 11:55 am
Enterprise Adoption in Asia
Planning for Transformation: Cross industry conversation and Cross border collaboration
Speakers: TBA
12:00 Pm
Lunch/Networking
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1:00 pm
Demos / Startup Pitch
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Speakers: TBA
2:00 pm
ICOs and Token Issuance Models
Cryptocurrencies & Token Economies
Speakers: TBA
2:00 pm
Global Trading Patterns: Supply Chains and Transactions
Deep Dives: The Industries of Distributed Ledger Tech
Speakers: TBA
2:35 PM
Curation Markets and TCRs
Cryptocurrencies & Token Economies
Speakers: TBA
2:35 pm
Decentralizing Transactive Energy
Deep Dives: The Industries of Distributed Ledger Tech
Speakers: TBA
3:10 PM
Off Chain: Security Tokens and Stable Coins
Cryptocurrencies & Token Economies
Speakers: TBA
3:10 pm
Institutional Infrastructure & The New Age of Liquidity
Deep Dives: The Industries of Distributed Ledger Tech
Speakers: TBA
4:05 pM
The VC Landscape: Follow the Money
Fireside Chat
Speakers: TBA
4:35 PM
Keynote Address
Keynote
Speakers: TBA
5:05 Pm
Reception
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8:30 am
Day 2 Kickoff
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Speakers: TBA
8:40 am
Keynote Address
Keynote
Speakers: TBA
9:00 am
Keynote Roundtable
Keynote
Speakers: TBA
9:20 am
Industry Perspectives & Executive Challenges - Hype vs. Reality
Fireside Chat
Speakers: TBA
9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Networking Break
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10:15 am - 10:45 am
Public Blockchains of Asia
Evolution of Open Protocols
Speakers: TBA
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Anticipating & Designing the Enterprise for Compliance
Planning for Transformation: Cross industry conversation and Cross border collaboration
Speakers: TBA
10:50 am - 11:20 am
Ethereum's Roadmap and PoS
Evolution of Open Protocols
Speakers: TBA
10:50 am - 11:20 am
European Blockchain Initiatives and Challenges
Planning for Transformation: Cross industry conversation and Cross border collaboration
Speakers: TBA
11:25 am - 11:55 am
Next-Gen Technologies for Web3
Evolution of Open Protocols
Speakers: TBA
11:25 am - 11:55 am
Developing Markets and Opportunities for the Underserved
Planning for Transformation: Cross industry conversation and Cross border collaboration
Speakers: TBA
12:00 Pm
Lunch / Networking
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1:00 pm
Demos / Startup Pitch
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Speakers: TBA
2:00 pm
Value Proposition for Crypto-Funds
Cryptocurrencies & Token Economies
Speakers: TBA
2:00 pm
Solving Digital Identity
Deep Dives: The Industries of Distributed Ledger Tech
Speakers: TBA
2:35 PM
Cryptocurrency Market Technologies
Cryptocurrencies & Token Economies
Speakers: TBA
2:35 pm
The Future of Digital Media: New Revenue Models and Valuing Creators
Deep Dives: The Industries of Distributed Ledger Tech
Speakers: TBA
3:10 PM
Government Perspective: Balancing Risks and Growth and Creating Regulation
Cryptocurrencies & Token Economies
Speakers: TBA
3:10 pm
Evolving Global Healthcare with Blockchain
Deep Dives: The Industries of Distributed Ledger Tech
Speakers: TBA
3:45 pm
Government Perspective: Balancing Risks and Growth and Creating Regulation
Cryptocurrencies & Token Economies
Speakers: TBA
3:45 pm
Solving Digital Identity
Deep Dives: The Industries of Distributed Ledger Tech
Speakers: TBA
4:05 pM
Keynote Fireside Chat
Keynote
Speakers: TBA
4:35 PM
Keynote Address
Keynote
Speakers: TBA
5:05 Pm
Closing Remarks
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5:15 Pm
Reception
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Venue

Westin
St. Francis

1804, 335 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

San Francisco has long been considered the technology capital of the U.S., with major corporations headquartered in the city and easy access to Silicon Valley venture capital firms. 

The historic Westin St. Francis hotel is one of the city’s landmark properties with a storied past. We are thrilled to bring our attendees to this iconic venue.

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