Your guide to Consensus 2018: Timetable, speakers, announcements, news and more

Posted: 14 May 2018 1:28 am

Don’t miss out on the big announcements and discussions at Consensus 2018

Consensus 2018 kicks off today at the New York Hilton Midtown. Billed as one of the cryptocurrency and blockchain events of the year, Consensus is part of the wider Blockchain Week NYC and sees a diverse crowd of speakers, executives, media, sponsors and attendees rub shoulders over the course of the conference.

Last year’s event saw just under 3,000 attendees from over 80 countries, representing a slew of industries across tech, investment, government, healthcare and insurance, media, supply-chain and, of course, blockchain and cryptocurrency organizations.

As you can imagine, packing this much action into three days is a feat for the organizers, and the same goes for attendees. For many, the focus of the event will not be on dry topics like government regulation or improving KYC procedures but on the coins themselves. This is why we’ve put together a handy list of crypto-centric events featuring coins and their key team members.

Not going to Consensus? No problem. Make sure to bookmark this page and check back regularly, as we’ll keep it updated with all the latest news from the conference.


TimeCoin / TokenSpeakerTopicFormat
11:15 a.mRipio (RCN)Sebastian SerranoRipio: Boosting Blockchain Together: RCN, Decentraland and BancorPresentation
11:30 a.mAgrello (DLT)UnknownAgrello: Get Rid of Your Lawyers!Presentation
11:50 a.mStellar (XLM)Jed McCalebFirst the Rest, Then the West?Panel
11:50 a.mSONM (SNM)Igor LebedevMining BoomPanel
1:30 p.mCivic (CVC)Vinny LinghamChanged Face of IDDiscussion
1:30 p.mTHEKEY (TKY)Ken HuangChanged Face of IDDiscussion
1:30 p.mPropy (PRO)Natalia KarayanevaReal PropertyPanel
1:30 p.mRipple (XRP)David SchwartzThe Race Towards InteroperabilityDiscussion
1:30 p.mLitecoin (LTC)Charlie LeeThe Race Towards InteroperabilityDiscussion
1:30 p.mAion (AION)Matthew SpokeThe Race Towards InteroperabilityDiscussion
2:20 p.mSteem (STEEM)Ned ScottContent Monetization and True Net NeutralityPanel
3:10 p.mQtum (QTUM)Jordan EarlsOn-Device Key ManagementPanel
4:00 p.mPundi X (NXPS)UnknownPundi X: How to Make Blockchain-Based Transactions Accessible for Mainstream ConsumersPresentation
5:20 p.mZcash (ZEC)Zooko WilcoxFireside ChatPanel


TimeCoin / TokenSpeakerTopicFormat
11:00 a.mPolymath (POLY)Trevor KoverkoOn-Chain Financial Products and ServicesDiscussion
11:00 a.mSALT (SALT)Shawn OwenOn-Chain Financial Products and ServicesDiscussion
11:30 a.mHelloGold (HGT)UnknownHelloGold: Tokenizing the World’s Oldest StablecoinPresentation
11:45 a.mBlox (CDT)UnknownSponsored by Blox: Future of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Asset ManagementPresentation
2:20 p.mVeChain (VET)Sunny LuBrands, Seals and Crypto CollectiblesPanel
3:10 p.mKin (KIN)Ted LivingstonBefore Crypto, After CryptoPanel
3:10 PMMedicalchain (MTN)Robert MillerState of Blockchain HealthcarePanel
4:15 p.mZcoin (XCZ)UnknownZcoin: Privacy Advantages of ZcoinPresentation


TimeCoin / TokenSpeakerTopicFormat
10:00 a.mSONM (SNM)Aleksei AntonovSONM -The Future of MiningPresentation
10:00 a.miExec (RLC)UnknownEEA WorkshopPanel
10:10 a.mStreamr (DATA)Henri PihkalaGoing Live With STREAMR: A Marketplace for the New Data EconomyPresentation
10:15 a.mMonaco (MCO)UnknownMonaco Tech: Putting Cryptocurrency in Every WalletPresentation
10:30 a.mKin (KIN)Danny FishelTransitioning Consumer Companies Into BlockchainPanel
10:45 a.mEmercoin (EMC)UnknownEmercoin: Meet Emercoin – Your Decentralized SolutionPresentation
11:00 a.mWaves (WAVES)UnknownWaves Platform DemoPresentation

Disclosure: At the time of writing, the author holds BTC, AION, WAN, ICX, LINK, QASH, NEO, XMR, XLM, ETH, BNB, LRC, XRP

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