2021 program under development. The 2019 program was:

16 September 2019
8:30Welcome to NIST
Charles Romine, Director, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST
8:45Conference Program Overview
Brian Scriber, IEEE Blockchain Global Summit General Chair, Cable Labs
9:00Government Keynote I: US Government Blockchain Initiatives
Tim Persons, Chief Scientist & Managing Director of Science, Technology Assessment & Analytics
US Government Accountability Office (GAO)
9:45Panel I: Blockchain: Use Cases and Considerations for FISMA Compliance
Moderator: Tim Persons, US Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Michaela Iorga, Co-Chair, NIST Cloud Security Working Group, NIST
Craig Fischer, Program Manager, Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation (FIT), Bureau of Fiscal Service at the Department of Treasury
Yelena Yesha, Distinguished Professor, University of Maryland
Danica Marinac-Dabic, Associate Director of the Office of Clinical Evidence and Analysis, FDA

This panel will discuss key goverment agencies activities, projects, status and what's next on Blockchain FISMA Compliance.
10:45Coffee Break
11:15International and Local Aspects of Blockchain Development: US Counties, States and Other Countries
Jason Brett, President & CEO, Value Technology Foundation
John J Piletich, US State Department
11:45A Lawyer's Perspective on Blockchain: Legal Code vs Smart Contract Code
Leonard C. Tillman, Partner, Balch & Bingham LLP
13:15Overview of Afternoon Sessions
James Irvine, IEEE Blockchain Global Summit Finance Chair, University of Strathclyde
13:30Blockchain: Turning Talk into Tangible Outcomes
Jeff Tennenbaum, Blockchain Solutions Architect, IBM
14:00Decentralized Trusted Computing Base for Blockchain Infrastructure Security
Thomas Hardjono, Director, MIT Connection Science & Engineering
14:30Blockchain Data Privacy: Where we are and What's Next
Theodore Waz, President, The Opinion Blockchain
15:00Coffee Break
15:30Blockchain DLT Interoperability and Architecture
Claudio Lima, Co-Founder, Blockchain Engineering Council (BEC)
16:00On Avoiding Blockchain Bitrot
Fred Douglis, Chief Research Scientist, Perspecta Labs
16:30Fireside Chat Session I: Congressman Bill Foster on Blockchain Policies and Regulations
Moderator: Jason Brett, President and CEO, Value Technology Foundation
17:30West Virginia Government UOCAVA Mobile Voting Pilot
Matthew S Gallagher, Program Manager, West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office
Michael Davidson, Senior Researcher, NIST
18:30Welcome Cocktail ReceptionHoliday Inn Gaithersburg
17 September 2019
8:45Overview of Day
Claudio Lima, IEEE Blockchain Global Summit TPC Chair, Blockchain Engineering Council
9:00Government Keynote II: The National Science Foundation (NSF) Blockchain Program for Start-Ups
Anna Brady-Estevez, Director of Blockchain Initiative, National Science Foundation (NSF)
9:45Blockchain Cybersecurity Trusted Environment (TE)
Mic Bowman, Sr. Principal Engineer, Intel
10:15Coffee Break
10:45Fireside Chat Session II: Blockchain-Enabled Next-Generation “Circular Economy” Supply Chain Models
Moderator: Michaela Ulieru, Co-Director, Endor
Joseph Francis, Principal Director, Accenture
13:00Overview of Afternoon Sessions
Ramesh Ramados, IEEE Blockchain Initiative Co-Chair
13:15Industry Keynote: The Trust, Identity, Privacy, Protection, Safety and Security Imperative for IoT: Blockchain and Beyond

Florence D. Hudson, NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at Indiana University
14:00Panel II: Blockchain in Energy
Moderator: Dane Christensen Team Lead, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Umit Cali, 2nd Vice-Chair, IEEE Energy Blockchain Standards P2418.5
Michael Mylrea, Senior Technical Advisor and Blockchain Lead, Pacific Northwest National Labs (PNNL)/DOE

This panel will discuss blockchain energy applications, platform technology, use cases and applications, cybersecurity of mission critical assets, transactive energy and others. It will also discuss IEEE P2418.5 Blockchain Energy standards development.
15:15Coffee Break
15:45Setting the Standard: Blockchain and the Coming Token-Powered Economy
Ron Resnick, Executive Director, Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA)
16:15Blockchain into State Government: Rhode Island’s Initiative
Elizabeth M. Tanner, Director, Department of Business Regulation, Rhode Island State Goverment
16:45A Framework for Blockchain Governance
Thomas B. Cox, VP of Product, StrongBlock
17:15Panel Discussions III: Blockchain in Healthcare
Moderator: Heather Flannery, Global Lead, ConsenSys Health
Jonathan Holt, Founder, TranSendX
Mitch Parker, Chief Information Security Officer, Indiana University Health
John Callahan, CTO, Veridium
Sean Manion, CEO, Science Distributed

This panel will discuss blockchain health care applications, platform technology, digital asset identity management, data pricavy and cybersecurity. It will also diiscuss IEEE Health Care standards development.
18:15Close of Technical Sessions
18 September 2019
8:45Overview of Day
Brian Scriber, IEEE Blockchain Global Summit General Chair, Cable Labs
9:00Blockchain Research: What are the Hot topics and What's Next
Peter Mell, NIST
9:30Vertical Market Enterprise Blockchain Applications
Anant Kadiyala, Director Blockchain & IoT Industry Solutions, Oracle
10:00Multi-Ledger Multi-Cloud: The First Step for Enterprise Blockchain Deployment Automation
Lino Quagliariello, CEO, Multiledger
10:30Coffee Break
11:00 Blockchain in Emerging Economies: Institutional, Technological, Market and Infrastructural Challenges
Nir Kshetri, Bryan School of Business and Economics
11:30Panel: Global Patent and IP Landscape in Blockchain
Richard Bemben, Director, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C
Monica Talley, Director, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C
Joseph Mutschelknaus, Director, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C
S. Ryan Quick, Co-founder, Providentia Worldwide LLC
13:15Overview of Afternoon Sessions
Jason Rupe, Cable Labs
13:30Blockchain in Government: A Playbook for Adoption
Frederic de Vaulx
VP, Prometheus Computing, LLC
14:00Panel Discussions IV: Advanced Blockchain Research
Moderator: Peter Mel, NIST
Sylvere Krima, Research Associate, NIST
James Shook, NIST
Loic Lesavre, NIST
15:15Wrap-Up Adjournment
Brian Scriber, IEEE Blockchain Global Summit General Chair, Cable Labs
15:40-17:30 Developer Experience – Building Smart Contracts on the NEO Blockchain
Harry Pierson
Chief Architect Global Development, NEO
15:00-15:45 NIST Facilities Tour (optional event) (Pre-registration required. Please register here.)