CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER--Blockchain Technology Summit
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CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER--Blockchain Technology Summit

The inaugural Blockchain Technology Summit, co-sponsored by the IJIS Institute and Microsoft, is an opportunity for executives from federal, state, and local government agencies to engage in free-flowing discussion with technology industry leaders on the applicability of blockchain (distributed ledger) technologies to support agency operations.

2/20/2019
When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7:00 AM
Where: Microsoft Corporation
5404 Wisconsin Avenue #700
Chevy Chase, Maryland  20815
United States
Contact: Tim Grapes


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The inaugural Blockchain Technology Summit, co-sponsored by the IJIS Institute and Microsoft, is an opportunity for executives from federal, state, and local government agencies to engage in free-flowing discussion with technology industry leaders on the applicability of blockchain (distributed ledger) technologies to support agency operations.

When?

February 20, 2019

Where?

Microsoft Corporation
5404 Wisconsin Avenue #700
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

The objective of this one-day event is to provide government and the technology industry with an overview on the fundamentals of blockchain (distributed ledger) technology and provide insights on current efforts underway and future priorities. The Summit will be an open forum for discussing lessons learned and opportunities for agency and industry collaboration. Working side by side, participants will identify business problems, brainstorm and prioritize opportunities, and chart a course for future efforts.

Agenda

The agenda for the Blockchain Technology Summit includes:

  • Setting the Stage: Blockchain Evolution
  • Industry Perspectives: What Can Justice Learn from Healthcare?
  • Identity: Implications for Identity of Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • Breakout Sessions on Technology, Policy/Governance, and Public-sector Use Cases
  • Securing the Digital Threat(d) for Smart Manufacturing
  • Regulatory Landscape

Travel Information

If lodging is needed, the closest hotels are the Courtyard by Marriott Bethesda Chevy Chase and the Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Chevy Chase Pavilion. There are no blocks or established rates with these facilities.