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Monday, September 24
 

4:00pm PDT

Blockchain for Business - A Practical Panel Discussion
Limited Capacity full
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Get the practical knowledge you need to know about Blockchain for your business from some of Vancouver's best Blockchain Experts!

Entrepreneurs, Founders, Investors, Technologists welcomed!

a) Blockchain basics and why it could be beneficial and even necessary for your business.
b) How to determine if Blockchain is right for your business and ideas to integrate Blockchain into your business.
c) What to look for in Blockchain talent and things to consider when building out Blockchain technology.

4-430PM - Check-in & Networking
430-530PM - Panel Discussion
530-6PM - Wrap-up and Networking


Speakers
avatar for Aliya Amershi

Aliya Amershi

CEO & Founder, AskaTechie.com
Aliya Amershi is currently the CEO and Founder of AskaTechie.com, a tech talent 2.0 marketplace that intelligently matches companies with vetted, top-tier technical talent best suited for their urgent business needs. AskaTechie will soon be rebranding to the Techie Concierge that... Read More →
avatar for Sonali Giovino Perera

Sonali Giovino Perera

Event Producer & Head of Business Development, EventChain.io
Sonali Giovino Perera has been working in the crypto space full time for about a year now. She is an active investors, trader and passionate advocate of educating the masses on how blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies operate in the space.  Her expertise is in Marketing, Business... Read More →
avatar for Jag Sidhu

Jag Sidhu

CTO of Blockchain Foundry & Co - Founder of Syscoin
As an expert in blockchain technology Jag also specializes in machine learning, artificial intelligence, client/server development and distributed systems with nearly 20 years of software development experience. Jag holds a bachelor of Technology, Computer Science, from the British... Read More →
avatar for Christina Succorro

Christina Succorro

Creative Director, CoinPayments
A creative who lives outside the box - Christina, is a Blockchain Crusader and Early cryptocurrency adopter with extensive background in client relations and business management. Her engaging and proactive demeanor have quickly led her to become a household name amongst our community... Read More →
avatar for Galya Westler

Galya Westler

Founder @ Plazus & Blockchain Techie @ AskaTechie
Galya Westler is a two time tech entrepreneur and a product specialist; she is a Blockchain enthusiast and the CEO of a Blockchain startup, Plazus Galya delivered her TEDx talk about social media and loneliness on connecting people authentically within communities, as a follow up... Read More →



Monday September 24, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
7 Gate Ventures
 
Wednesday, September 26
 

1:00pm PDT

Canada's Booming Blockchain Sector - State of the Block
Limited Capacity filling up

State of the Block
The past year has been tumultuous for the crypto space. Come spend an afternoon learning
about the latest news and developments in the Enterprise adoption of blockchain technology
and the emerging world of Security Token Offerings, which is poised to eclipse the way
technology companies are funded.

Welcome, announcement of BlockTech Ventures Name Change to Northstar Venture
Technologies, Inc
Dean presents his State of the Block presentation. 1:10 - 1:20
Main topics include:
What’s going on with ICOs
Is Enterprise really adopting blockchain - where, why
What is the biggest emerging opportunity for blockchain - regulated Token Generated Events

Enterprise Adoption of Blockchain Technology
Blockchain in Health - 1:20 - 2:00
Presentation of the results of a recent study of Blockchain in Health done by FIrstep, a boutique
strategy firm, sponsored by Telus Ventures and Northstar Venture Tech.
Panel/Presentation
Bill McGraw, President/COO Northstar, John McDonald, Founder, Firstep

Blockchain in Supply Chain Management - 2:00 - 2:30
Northstar and Routique, Supply Chain specialists, will discuss their partnership to provide
Fortune 100 companies a standard solution built on blockchain, and how they view the adoption
by the industry. N* & Routique will announce a joint venture to develop a standards based
payment & settlement solution that will be part of a BiTA standards group.
Panel/Presentation
Bill McGraw, President/COO Northstar, Mike Allen, CEO Routique

BREAK 2:30 - 2:45

BlockNorth Event Announcement - Dean & Justin - 2:45 - 3:00

The Changing Landscape of Token Generation Events

Security Token Offerings - The New ICOs? 3:00 - 3:40
Panel discussion of the emergence of regulated token offerings that allow companies to raise
funds with the new digital asset.
Panel includes,
Dean Sutton, CEO Northstar., Tom Kineshenko, CEO, Protos Asset Management, Mike
Stephens, Faskens,

Investing in the New World of ICO's and STO's 3:40 - 4:15
Will there be fireworks? This should be the most engaging part of the day as crypto veterans
duke it out with traditional VC/Angel investors on just what this new crypto world means for
traditional funding.
Panel includes,
Dean Sutton, CEO Northstar, Rich Osborne, Managing Director, Telus Ventures, Paul Singh, Results Junkies , Chief Hustler & Early Stage Investor, Meredith Powell, Powell & Co , Principal & Early Stage Investor


Speakers
avatar for Mike Allen

Mike Allen

CEO, Routique
avatar for Tom Kineshenko

Tom Kineshenko

CEO, Protos Asset Management
avatar for John McDonald

John McDonald

Founder, Firstep Innovations
avatar for Bill McGraw

Bill McGraw

President & COO, Northstar
Mr. McGraw is a tech industry veteran with hands on experience with startups since the late 1990’s. He specializes in assisting early stage companies with investment, technology development, go-to market strategy, scaling and monetization. In giving back, he serves Canadian founders... Read More →
avatar for Rich Osbourne

Rich Osbourne

Managing Director, Telus Ventures
avatar for Meredith Powell

Meredith Powell

Principal & Early Stage Investor, Powell & Co
avatar for Paul Singh

Paul Singh

Chief Hustler & Early Stage Investor, Results Junkies
avatar for Mike Stephens

Mike Stephens

Partner, Fasken
avatar for Dean Sutton

Dean Sutton

Founder & CEO, Northstar Venture Technologies
Mr. Sutton has over a decade of direct experience as a technology entrepreneur, founder and investor, working at the intersection of technology, entrepreneurship and capital markets. In the digital asset space since 2014, he is a sought after industry thought leader and sector advisor... Read More →



Wednesday September 26, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100

3:00pm PDT

Blockchain Token Economics 101
Limited Capacity full
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Learn about this hot industry and the fundamentals driving the success of blockchain projects

An introduction session of Blockchain and Token Economics based around the concepts of the quantity theory of money including transaction value and token velocity.  We will also speak about current transition from utility tokens to security tokens.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Bayley

Mark Bayley

Galaxy Digital
Mark Bayley is a business analyst with Galaxy Digital, a multi-strategy investment firm focused on digital assets and blockchain technology with offices in New York, Vancouver and Tokyo,  At Galaxy, Mark focuses on token economics and financial modeling, project management and evaluation... Read More →



Wednesday September 26, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
First Coin Capital