Program

16 September 2019
8:00Registration
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)
9:45Fireside Chat Session I: US Congressman on Blockchain Policies and Regulations
Moderator: Jason Brett, President and CEO, Value Technology Foundation
10:30Coffee Break
11:00Panel Discussions I: Pulse of the Blockchain Industry
Moderator: Jason Rupe, Cable Labs

This panel will discuss where we are and what's next in blockchain development. The panelist will talk about their experience, how they see the market evolving and what are the challenges.
12:15Lunch
13:15Overview of Afternoon Sessions
James Irvine, IEEE Blockchain Global Summit Finance Chair, University of Strathclyde
13:30State of Identity on the Blockchain
Anthony Nadalin, Partner, Architect, Microsoft
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
16:30Panel II: Blockchain Government Projects and Activities
Moderator: Jason Brett, President and CEO, Value Technology Foundation

This panel will discuss key goverment agencies activities, projects, status and what's next.
17:45Wrap-Up
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, 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
12:00Lunch
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
13:45Panel III: Blockchain in Energy
Moderator: Dane Christensen Team Lead, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Umit Cali, 2nd Vice-Chair, IEEE Energy Blockchain Standards P2418.5
Srinkhil Gourisetti, Grid Cybersecurity Research Engineer, 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."
15:00Coffee Break
15:30Setting the Standard: Blockchain and the Coming Token-Powered Economy
Ron Resnick, Executive Director, Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA)
17:00Panel Discussions IV: Blockchain in Healthcare
Moderator: Heather Flannery, Co-Founder, Blockchain in Health Care Global

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.
18:00Close of Technical Sessions
18 September 2019
8:45Overview of Day
Xavier Bellekens, Speakers Chair, University of Strathclyde
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, Nir Kshetri, Bryan School of Business and Economics
12:00Lunch
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 V: 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
(optional)
Harry Pierson
Chief Architect Global Development, NEO
15:00-15:45 NIST Facilities Tour (optional event) (Pre-registration required. Please register here.)
https://www.nist.gov/el/net-zero-energy-residential-test-facility

 

 

 

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