We’ve finalized a stellar line-up for Tuesday’s (11/7) panel at Hogan Lovells.  Details below.  If you haven’t already RSVP’d, do so here.

“Blockchain Basics and Legal Use Cases” Details

Please join us at Hogan Lovells 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 (http://clause.io/), Professor of Law at New York Law School, Co-director of Accord Project for smart legal contract standards
  • Alexandra Levin Kramer – Founding Chair of the Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency practice at CKR Law, LLP, President of the International Blockchain Real Estate Association, and founder of the blockchain startup Womin, supporting diversity in the workplace
  • Erik Syvertsen – General Counsel of AngelList

8:30 – End of formal programming

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