Your guide to Consensus 2018: Timetable, speakers, announcements, news and more
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.
- Consensus kickoff: The circus has come to town!
- eToro in the USA: eToro CEO announces that the platform is making its long-awaited landing in the USA.
- Kaleido: ConsenSys reveals its partnership with Amazon Web Services to bring make Ethereum infinitely more useable.
|Time||Coin / Token||Speaker||Topic||Format|
|11:15 a.m||Ripio (RCN)||Sebastian Serrano||Ripio: Boosting Blockchain Together: RCN, Decentraland and Bancor||Presentation|
|11:30 a.m||Agrello (DLT)||Unknown||Agrello: Get Rid of Your Lawyers!||Presentation|
|11:50 a.m||Stellar (XLM)||Jed McCaleb||First the Rest, Then the West?||Panel|
|11:50 a.m||SONM (SNM)||Igor Lebedev||Mining Boom||Panel|
|1:30 p.m||Civic (CVC)||Vinny Lingham||Changed Face of ID||Discussion|
|1:30 p.m||THEKEY (TKY)||Ken Huang||Changed Face of ID||Discussion|
|1:30 p.m||Propy (PRO)||Natalia Karayaneva||Real Property||Panel|
|1:30 p.m||Ripple (XRP)||David Schwartz||The Race Towards Interoperability||Discussion|
|1:30 p.m||Litecoin (LTC)||Charlie Lee||The Race Towards Interoperability||Discussion|
|1:30 p.m||Aion (AION)||Matthew Spoke||The Race Towards Interoperability||Discussion|
|2:20 p.m||Steem (STEEM)||Ned Scott||Content Monetization and True Net Neutrality||Panel|
|3:10 p.m||Qtum (QTUM)||Jordan Earls||On-Device Key Management||Panel|
|4:00 p.m||Pundi X (NXPS)||Unknown||Pundi X: How to Make Blockchain-Based Transactions Accessible for Mainstream Consumers||Presentation|
|5:20 p.m||Zcash (ZEC)||Zooko Wilcox||Fireside Chat||Panel|
|11:00 a.m||Polymath (POLY)||Trevor Koverko||On-Chain Financial Products and Services||Discussion|
|11:00 a.m||SALT (SALT)||Shawn Owen||On-Chain Financial Products and Services||Discussion|
|11:30 a.m||HelloGold (HGT)||Unknown||HelloGold: Tokenizing the World’s Oldest Stablecoin||Presentation|
|11:45 a.m||Blox (CDT)||Unknown||Sponsored by Blox: Future of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Asset Management||Presentation|
|2:20 p.m||VeChain (VET)||Sunny Lu||Brands, Seals and Crypto Collectibles||Panel|
|3:10 p.m||Kin (KIN)||Ted Livingston||Before Crypto, After Crypto||Panel|
|3:10 PM||Medicalchain (MTN)||Robert Miller||State of Blockchain Healthcare||Panel|
|4:15 p.m||Zcoin (XCZ)||Unknown||Zcoin: Privacy Advantages of Zcoin||Presentation|
|10:00 a.m||SONM (SNM)||Aleksei Antonov||SONM -The Future of Mining||Presentation|
|10:00 a.m||iExec (RLC)||Unknown||EEA Workshop||Panel|
|10:10 a.m||Streamr (DATA)||Henri Pihkala||Going Live With STREAMR: A Marketplace for the New Data Economy||Presentation|
|10:15 a.m||Monaco (MCO)||Unknown||Monaco Tech: Putting Cryptocurrency in Every Wallet||Presentation|
|10:30 a.m||Kin (KIN)||Danny Fishel||Transitioning Consumer Companies Into Blockchain||Panel|
|10:45 a.m||Emercoin (EMC)||Unknown||Emercoin: Meet Emercoin – Your Decentralized Solution||Presentation|
|11:00 a.m||Waves (WAVES)||Unknown||Waves Platform Demo||Presentation|
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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