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Event

NYIT Symposium: Where Blockchain Leads

April 12, 2018
8:30 AM  – 12:30 PM

NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
New York, NY

On April 12, NYIT welcomed thought leaders and industry experts to discuss blockchain, its economic and business implications, and where it might lead our society.

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Event Agenda

8:15 a.m.

BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

9 a.m.

WELCOME REMARKS

  • Hank Foley, Ph.D., President, NYIT

9:10 a.m.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • Teddy Wayne, author and columnist, New York Times

10 a.m.

BLOCKCHAIN “BIG PICTURE” PANEL:
CRITICAL CROSS-INDUSTRY IMPLEMENTATION & IMPACT

MODERATOR:
Nada Anid, Ph.D., Dean, NYIT School of Engineering & Computing Sciences

PANEL:

  • Mary Beth Buchanan, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
  • Tetyana Colosivschi, Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Energy, ConsenSys
  • Bob Graham, Chairman and CEO, BlackRidge Technology
  • Nikhil Gupta, IBM Blockchain Academic Outreach
  • Melanie Swan, Author, “Blockchain: Blueprint for a New Economy”
  • Chris Tse, CTO, Dot Blockchain Media; Founding Director, Cardstack Project

10:45 a.m.

BREAK

11:15 a.m.

BUSINESS MODEL OF THE FUTURE PANEL:
FINANCIAL APPLICATIONS & IMPLICATIONS OF BLOCKCHAIN

CO-MODERATORS:

  • Jess Boronico, Ph.D., Dean, NYIT School of Management
  • Steven Shapiro, Ph.D., Professor, NYIT School of Management

PANEL:

  • Rich Daly, Chief Executive Officer, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYIT Alumnus)
  • Paul McNeal, Founder, The Crypto Curator
  • Selva Ozelli, Esq., CPA, International Tax Attorney (NYIT Alumna)
  • Maggie Parent, Executive Vice President, Voya Financial
  • Sunil G. Singh, CEO, ServerCube, Inc. and DBMS Consulting, Inc.
  • Jonathan Brovda, NYIT Student and Founder, Crowcoin

12 p.m.

NETWORKING & TEDDY WAYNE BOOK SIGNING

This NYIT symposium was part of Inauguration Week, celebrating NYIT’s fourth president, Hank Foley. Read more about the week's events.

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President Foley's Inauguration