Blockchain for Smart Cities: Technology, Investment and Training
Apr 21, 2017, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
2301 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA


8:30-9:00 Registration


9:00am to 9:30am Opening Remark


• Aaron K. Saunders, CEO Clearly Innovative Inc Luma Lab - In3

• Virgil Parker, President - Howard University Bison Pre-Alumni Association, Howard University

• Xiaochen Zhang, President, FinTech4Good


9:30am to 10:15am Panel discussion: Blockchain technology for smart cities


Moderator: Xiaochen Zhang

• Sead Muftic, CEO, BIX Bank Corporation

• Dan Conner, CEO, DisLedger

• Kevin Kriss, CoFounder, President and Chairman, Coakt

• Daunald Liu, CEO, REITS FinTech Group

• Adewale O Omoniyi, Senior Manager, IBM

• Brian Corbett, Director, Seed Investment Fund

• Susana Carrillo, Senior Specialist, World Bank

10:30am to11:30am Panel discussion: Investing Blockchain for Smart Cities

Moderator: Xiaochen Zhang

• Keary D Hayes II, Co Founder, Chairman of Board, Smart Cities Investments

• Meltem Demirors, Director, Digital Currency Group

• Rose Chan, Digital Economist, World Bank

• Jack Saba, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Day One Investments

• William Tewelow, Chairman of the Board, Smart Cities Group

• Richard Swart, Chief Strategy Officer, NextGeneration Crowdfunding

• Samson Williams, CoFunder | SeedUps - FinTech to Businesses

11:30am to 12:30pm Launch of Smart City Blockchain Lab and way forward


Moderator: Xiaochen Zhang

• David Fragale | Director, Strategic Threat Management

• Zhijun Zhang, Lead Security Architect, World Bank Group

• Kairat Kaliyev, AIFC, Deputy Head of FinTech Department, Astana International Financial Centre

• Erika Boll, Manager, Global Development Incubator

• Aaron K. Saunders, CEO Clearly Innovative Inc Luma Lab - In3

• Ann Canela, Vice President, Global Impact

If you are a student or a government employee, please contact us at: to get one of the 20 complimentary tickets. First come, first serve

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