FRIDAY MARCH 13th

2020 Blockchain for Business

CREATING THE INTERNET OF VALUE

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The Only Conference Bringing Together Enterprises Who Are Leading The Way with Blockchain Technology.

The Blockchain Center of Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business is hosting technology, industry and academic experts to share on Blockchain and related topics at the 2020 Blockchain for Business Conference. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from world-class leaders who are creating the internet of value. Together, we will explore how decentralized information and value exchange online is transforming real businesses today.

Our 2020 keynotes, panelists, and industry breakout sessions will address open frameworks and tools, enterprise mindshifts, evolving regulation, ecosystem building and much more. Conference participants will be exposed to different forms of blockchain, including public, private, permissioned, and hybrid solutions. Registration opens January 1, 2020 and Sponsorships are open until February 13th. Don’t let this experience pass you by – Sign up today!

 

Conference Experiences

Keynote Speakers

Speeches from globally recognized leaders and blockchain pioneers in areas such as engineering, retail, financial strategy, law, academia, as well as transportation and logistics.

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Industry Breakout Sessions

Different break out tracks will be offered, covering areas such as pharmaceutical and supply chain tracking, food safety initiatives, Blockchain analytics and AI, and academic research conducted at the U of A and more.

Client Panels

Through intimate conversations and fireside chats, C-suite Executives and Directors answer questions about how blockchain projects are initiated and currently operating. Where will they realistically be in the next year?

Platform Experts

Blockchain engineers and solution providers discuss their blockchain capabilities and frameworks. What do they have to offer enterprises seeking to implement distributed ledger technology? How can they practically differentiate themselves from the competition?

Pre-Conference Workshop

Introductory and Blockchain 101 workshops in partnership with University of Arkansas Executive Education will be offered for beginners a few days before the conference – dates TBA.

Conference Speakers

Nick Szabo

Nick Szabo

Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Smart Contracts Pioneer

Brian Behlendorf

Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director, Hyperledger Blockchain Project

Dr. Carol Goforth

Dr. Carol Goforth

Securities Law Professor, University of Arkansas

Caitlin Long

Caitlin Long

Blockchain Task Force, Wyoming State Legislature

Dr. Mary Lacity

Dr. Mary Lacity

Professor and Executive Director for the Blockchain Center of Excellence

Dr. Matt Waller

Dr. Matt Waller

Dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business

Paul Brody

Paul Brody

Principal and Global Innovation Leader, EY

Dale Chrystie

Dale Chrystie

Blockchain Strategist at Fedex, BiTA Standards Council Chairman

Alisa DiCaprio

Alisa DiCaprio

Head of Trade and Supply Chain at R3

Archana Mehta Sristy

Archana Mehta Sristy

Sr. Director Software Engineering, Walmart

Craig Harper

Craig Harper

Chief Operations Officer at JB Hunt Transport

Conference Location

Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development (RCED)
145 N Buchanan Ave
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

 

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