Program at a Glance

September 17thMorning
8:00-8:30 AMRegistration
8:30-8:45 AMWelcome to NISTCharles RomineDirector of IT Lab, NIST
8:45-9:00 AMConference Program OverviewAngelos StavrouGeorge Mason University
9:00-9:45 AMIndustry Keynote I: Protect your Business from Cyber Threats with Blockchain TechnologyDan LarimerEOS,
9:45-10:30 AMLinks in the Blockchain: Lessons Mined from Hype & ImplementationsAnil JohnProgram Manager, Dept Homeland Security (DHS)
10:30-11:00 AMCoffee Break
11:00-11:45 AMIndustry Keynote II: Supply Chain 2025 Vision with BlockchainJoseph Francis Accenture
11:45-12:15 PMBlockchain for Industrial Application: Use CasesSylvere KrimaNIST
12:15-1:15 PMLunch
1:15-1:30 PMOverview of Afternoon SessionsRamesh RamadossBitCasas, IEEE
1:30-2:00 PMBlockchain Architecture and Reference Frameworks Claudio LimaBlockchain Engineering Council - BEC
2:00-2:30 PMEnterprise Blockchain ApplicationsAnant KadiyalaDirector Blockchain & IoT Industry Solutions, Oracle
2:30-3:00PMWhere are Government Agencies Sponsoring Blockchain Initiatives?Mark FiskDirector, IBM
3:00-3:15 PMCoffee Break
3:15-3:45 PMAddressing the Data Conundrum: Artificial Intelligence On BlockchainMichaela UlieruCo-Director, Endor
3:45-4:15 PMRevolutionizing Supply ChainJeff SimpsonCISCO
4:15-5:15 PMPannel Discussions I: The Pulse of the Blockchain Industry

This panel will discuss Blockchain innovation, entepreneuship and startup across industry verticals.
Claudio Lima, Panel Moderator

Jon E. Wright, Ted Waz, Sally Gong, Giles Fedak
Blockchain Engineering Council - BEC

Sterne Kessler Legal Firm, The Opinion Economy, Onchain & Ontology, iExec
5:15-5:30 PMWrap-UpJeff VoasNIST
6:00-7:30 PMWelcome Cocktail ReceptionOpen to all attendeesHilton Washington DC North Gaithersburg Hotel, Montgomery Ball Room
September 18thMorning
8:45-9:00 AMOverview of DayClaudio LimaBlockchain Engineering Council - BEC
9:00-9:45 AMIndustry Keynote III: Blockchain LandscapeMike DiPetrilloSenior Director of Blockchain Technologies, VMWare
9:45-10:15 AMSupporting GDPR Requirements and Integrity in Distributed Ledger SystemsRick KuhnComputer Scientist, Computer Science Division, NIST
10:15-10:45 AMCoffee Break
10:45-11:15 AMWhy Standards: Scaling the Enterprise Blockchain EcosystemYorke E. Rhodes IIIMember, Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA)
11:15-11:45 AMBlockchain at the FDASean KhozinAssociate Director at FDA, Stanford Medicine
11:45-12:15 AMBarriers to Adoption of Blockchain in Healthcare and Across Industries: Lighting a Path ForwardHeather FlanneryBlockchain in Healthcare Global and Co-Chair
12:15-1:15 PMLunch
1:15-1:30 PMOverview of Afternoon SessionsJason RupeCable Labs
1:30-2:00 PMBlockchain Playbook: Do I Need a Blockchain?Frederic De VauxPrometheus Computing
2:00-2:30 PMBlockchain Interoperability & SurvivabilityThomas HardjonoConnection Science and Engineering, MIT
2:30-3:00PMProtecting Innovation in Blockchain Technology
Jon Wright,
Monica Talley,
Richard Bemben
Sterne Kessler Legal Firm
3:00-3:15 PMCoffee Break
3:15-3:45 PMBlockchain Identity ManagementTony NadalinPartner Architect, Identity Division, Microsoft
3:45-4:15 PMBlockchain’s Role in Strengthening Security and PrivacyNir KshetriProfessor, Bryan School of Business and Economics
4:15-5:15 PMPannel Discussions II: Challenges in Blockchain and What's Next

This panel will discuss Blockchain implementation challenges and what's coming next.
James Irvine, Panel Moderator

Maria Vachino, Matt Green, Sri Nikhil
University of Strathclyde, Scotland

The Accord Project, Johns Hopkins University, PNNL
5:15-5:30 PMWrap-UpJames IrvineUniversity of Strathclyde, Scotland
6:30-9:00 PMNetworking DinnerPaid Option (Tickets available at Registration) Location:TBDHilton Washington DC North Gaithersburg Hotel, Montgomery Ball Room
September 19thMorning
8:45-9:00 AMOverview of DayJames IrvineUniversity of Strathclyde, Scotland
9:00-9:30 AMSmart Legal Contracts: A Standardized ApproachHouman ShadabCo-Director, The Accord Project
9:30-10:00 AMBlockchain as a ServiceYorke E. Rhodes IIIGlobal Business Strategist, Microsoft
10:00-10:30 AMCoffee Break
10:30-11:00 AMBlockchain for the Accountability CommunityTim PersonsChief Scientist, US Government Accountability Office
11:00-11:30 AMBlockchain for Smarter Policies, Efficient Regulations, and Better GovernanceCombiz Richard AbdolrahimiSenior Advisor Manager, Deloitte
11:30-11:45 AMIEEE Blockchain Initiative OverviewJames IrvineUniversity of Strathclyde, Scotland
11:45-12:45 PMLunch
12:45-1:00 PMOverview of Afternoon SessionsChunming RongHeader of IP Center of Innovation, IEEE Chair Sub-Committee
University of Stavanger (UiS)
1:00-1:30 PMEthical Blockchain Design and ImplementationCara LaPointeSenior Fellow, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, Georgetown University
1:30-2:00PMBiometric Authentication via IEEE 2410 and Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs)John CallahanCTO, Veridium
2:00-2:30 PMIEEE Efforts on Blockchain Certification and Conformance
Fred Douglis, Angelos StavrouPerspecta Labs, George Mason University
2:30-2:45 PMWrap-Up AdjournmentAngelos StavrouGeorge Mason University
3:00-3:45 PMNIST Facilities Tour (optional event) (Pre-registration required. Please register here.)




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