Much is made about blockchain technology itself, but how it is applied to streamline and optimize processes will ultimately decide whether it lives up to the hype. Cryptocurrencies and smart contracts were among the first applications built on the underlying distributed ledger technology, but will they ultimately be the most transformative?
Join blockchain, cryptocurrency and capital markets thought leaders for in-depth discourse on the most hyped innovation since the Internet.
2017 SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS:
Founder & Managing Partner
Columbia University Center on Capitalism & Society
FERDINANDO M. AMETRANO
Professor of Bitcoin & Blockchain Technology
Politecnico di Milano
The Blockchain Academy
DISCUSSION TOPICS INCLUDE:
A healthy dose of blockchain skepticism – what is it good for?
Beyond Bitcoin – illustrating the landscape for emerging and established digital currencies
Algorithmic trading of digital currencies – untapped alpha for prop firms?