Blockchain AmericasIEEE Blockchain Americas (BCAMS) 2022

23-Aug-2022 @ 11:00-17:00 Eastern Time and
24-Aug-2022 @ 11:00-17:00 Eastern Time

Via Zoom!

IEEE’s Blockchain Americas (BCAMS) 2022 is a two-day virtual event that will bring together blockchain experts and novices from industry, academia and government.  It will feature speakers, panel discussions, and educational tracks covering the intersection of blockchain in the private and public sectors, autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity and more.

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Agenda :: Day 1 :: 23-Aug-2022

All times are Eastern Time

11:00–11:10 – Opening Remarks; Gora Datta, Co-Chair, IEEE Conferences and Events.

11:10–11:45 – Blockchain Ecosystem Overview; Ramesh Ramadoss, PhD, IEEE Blockchain Initiative.

11:50–12:30 – Discovering Blockchain Technology: Issues, Applications and Research Potential; Iuliana Marin, PhD, University Polytechnic Bucharest.

12:35–13:05 – Keynote; Toufi Saliba, Global Chair, International Protocols for AI Security, CEO Toda.Network.

13:10–13:35 – An NFT Based eCommerce System; Ramona Popa, PhD; Nicolae Goga, PhD, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

13:40-14:05 – Victor Wong, Chief Product Officer and Founder BlockApps.

14:05–14:15 – Short Break.

14:15–14:40 – Decentralization in the Enterprise Space: Why Open Source Is Essential for Blockchain; Hart Montgomery, PhD, The Hyperledger Foundation.

14:45–15:10 – IPv6 Based Blockchain; Professor Latif Ladid, IEEE IPv6 Forum.

15:15–15:40 – Business Opportunities and Scaling Challenges in Building Collaborative Systems in Mobility and Logistics;  Rajat Rajbhandari, PhD, MOBI.

15:45–16:45 – Industry Panel: Blockchain and Automated Vehicles; 
Moderator: Rajat Rajbhandari, PhD, MOBI;

Panelists: * Roger Berg, DENSO; * Sebastian Becker, CCO, Riddle&Code GmbH; * David Williams.

Agenda :: Day 2 :: 24-Aug-2022

All times are Eastern Time

11:00–11:10 – Opening Remarks; Gora Datta, Co-chair, IEEE Blockchain Conferences and Events.

11:10–12:00 – Tutorial: Blockchain for Electronic Health Records – Andrei Vasilateanu, PhD, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

12:05–12:30 – Credentialing for Pharmaceutical Supply Chain; Christiane Wirrig, PhD, Spherity.

12:35–13:05 – Token Economy Primer; Andy Martin.

13:05–13:10 – Short Break.

13:10–13:35 – Blockchain in Law; Aaron Woo.

13:40–14:40 – Industry Panel: Blockchain in the Legal Sector;
Moderator: Aaron Woo, Partner at McCullough Sudan PLLC;

Panelists: * Ana Badour, Partner, Financial Services Group, McCarthy Tétrault; * Usman Sheikh, Partner, National Head of Blockchain/Smart Contracts, National Litigation Lead, Gowling WLG.

14:45–15:35 – Industry Panel: Venture Investments in the Blockchain Space;
Moderator: Anupama Pansare, CEO, Volyx;

Panelists: * Dhawal Shah, Founding Partner and Sr. Analyst at Bison Fund and Co-Founder and CBO at Frontier; * Annie Wong, Vice President – Principal Investments / NFTs at TPS Capital; * Jack Huang, Managing Partner, One Block Capital.

15:40–15:50 – IEEE Blockchain Initiative Update; Christine Fahey, IEEE Blockchain Initiative.

15:50–16:50 – Industry Panel: Government, Governance, and Blockchain;
Moderator: Mark Wheeler, CIO, City of Philadelphia;

Panelists: * Jim Mason, Hyperledger Public Sector Lead; * Kieren James-Lubin, President, CEO, and Co-Founder of BlockApps; * Dyshaun Hines, Founder and CEO, MetroDAO.

16:50–17:00 – Closing Remarks; Gora Datta, Ramesh Ramadoss.

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