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

James Edwards 14 May 2018 NEWS

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.

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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