Please join us at Hogan Lovells at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7th, for a presentation and panel exploring one of the most exciting frontiers in legal technology: the blockchain.

The event will include:

  • informal networking over drinks and food;
  • a brief (10-15-minute) primer on blockchain technology (to level-set for a mixed audience of lawyers and technologists); and
  • a panel (including audience Q&A) on the legal use cases of blockchain technology (e.g., smart contracts, property rights registration, identity).

Event timeline:

6:30 – Networking over drinks and food

7:15 – “Blockchain Basics” presentation, Thomas Rush, ConsenSys

7:30 – “Legal Use Cases of Blockchain Technology” panel

  • Aaron Wright – Chair of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Legal Industry Working Group, Associate Clinical Professor and Co-Director of Cardozo Law School’s Blockchain Project and co-founder of the smart contract project OpenLaw
  • Houman Shadab – Cofounder of Clause.io, Professor of Law at New York Law School, Co-director of Accord Project for smart legal contract standards
  • (additional panelists to be announced)

8:30 – End of formal programming

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