IEEE’s Blockchain Americas (BCAMS) 2022 is a two-day virtual event bringing together blockchain experts and novices from industry, academia and government. It featured speakers, panel discussions, and educational tracks covering real world blockchain in the private and public sectors, autonomous vehicles, and more.

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AGENDA

DAY 1: 23 August

11:00-11:10a  Opening RemarksGora Datta, Chair, IEEE Healthcare, Co-chair, IEEE Blockchain Conferences/Events
11:10-11:45a  Blockchain Ecosystem Overview”, Ramesh Ramadoss, PhD, Co-chair, IEEE Blockchain Initiative 
11:50-12:30p  “Discovering Blockchain Technology: Issues, Applications and Research Potential”, Iuliana Marin, PhD, University Politehnica of Bucharest
12:35-1:05p  Keynote, Toufi Saliba, Global Chair – International Protocols for AI Security, CEO Toda.Network
1:10-1:35p  An NFT Based eCommerce System”, Ramona Popa, PhD & Nicolae Goga, PhD, University Politehnica of Bucharest
1:40-2:05p  “IPv6 Based Blockchain”, Professor Latif Ladid, Founder & President, IEEE IPv6 Forum
2:05-2:10p  “Intersection of Blockchain and Space Commercialization“, Professor George S. Pullen, Chief Economist, Milky Way Economy and Co-Author of the Space Economy Series
2:10-2:15p   Break
2:15-2:40p  “Decentralization in the Enterprise Space: Why Open Source Is Essential for Blockchain”, Hart Montgomery, PhD, CTO, The Hyperledger Foundation
2:45-3:10p  “Blockchain for a Net Zero Future”, Victor Wong, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder, BlockApps
Moderator: Rajat Rajbhandari, PhD, Working Group Lead, MOBI
Panelists:  Dr. Karl Wunderlich, Dir of the Surface Transportation Division, Noblis  •  Roger Berg, VP of North American R&D, DENSO  •  Garrett Graham, Sr. Manager Industry X Automotive at Accenture  •  David Williams, AI Engineer at BMW Group
4:45-5:00p  BCAMS Day 2 Preview, Hari Iyer, Chair, Houston Blockchain Group

 

DAY 2: 24 August

11:00-11:05a   Opening Remarks,Gora Datta, Chair, IEEE Healthcare, Co-chair, IEEE Blockchain Conferences/Events
11:05-11:50a   “Blockchain for Electronic Health Records” TutorialAndrei Vasilateanu, PhD, University Politehnica of Bucharest
11:55a-12:20p  Credentialing for Pharmaceutical Supply Chain”, Christiane Wirrig, PhD, Product Manager, Spherity GmbH
12:25-12:55p  “The Token Economy”, Andy Martin, Token Economy Author and Evangelist
1:00-1:25p  Excerpts from “Blockchain & The Space Economy”, Professor George S. Pullen, Chief Economist, Milky Way Economy and Co-Author of the Space Economy Series
1:25-1:30pBreak
1:30-1:55p  “Blockchain in Law”, Aaron Woo, Partner at McCullough Sudan PLLC
Moderator: Aaron Woo, McCullough Sudan PLLC
Panelists:  Ana Badour, Partner, Financial Services Group, McCarthy Tétrault  •  Matthew Burgoyne, Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP  •  Laure Fouin, Partner / Associée, Co-Chair, Digital Assets and Blockchain at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Moderator: Anupama Pansare, CEO, Volyx
Panelists: Dhawal Shah, Founding Partner and Sr. Analyst at Bison Fund, Co-Founder and CBO at Frontier  •  Jack Huang, Managing Partner, One Block Capital  •  Annie Wong, VP – Principal Investments / NFTs at TPS Capital  •  Dr. David Metcalf, Chairman, Global Blockchain Acquisition Corp
Moderator: Mark Wheeler, CIO, City of Philadelphia
Panelists:  Jim Mason, DLT Technology Architect at Depository Trust and Clearing Corp (DTCC)  •  Kieren James-Lubin, CEO of BlockApps  •  Dyshaun Hines, CEO, MetroDAO  •  Keith Hanson, CTO, City of Shreveport
4:50-5:00p  Closing Remarks, Christine Fahey, Region Lead, IEEE Americas Blockchain Groups

 

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