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DC Blockchain Summit: Chamber of Digital Commerce Holds 3rd Annual Event this Week

The Chamber of Digital Commerce, a trade association representing the digital asset and Blockchain industry, is holding its third-annual DC Blockchain Summit in partnership with the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

If you don’t happen to be in Washington, DC today, the Summit will stream live from the Chamber’s website starting at 1 pm ET today (March 7th).

Perianne Boring, founder and president of the Chamber, said this years event will be the most impactful as the economic potential of the Blockchain / digital asset space expands;

“We look forward to bringing thought leaders together in Washington to continue to facilitate a dialogue between those at the forefront of this industry, along with the policy makers who have the ability to foster its growth.”

This year’s speakers and panelists include some interesting / notable participants. A partial list is below:

  • U.S. Representative Tom Emmer, Member, Congressional Blockchain Caucus

  • U.S Representative David Schweikert, Co-Chair, Congressional Blockchain Caucus

  • Commissioner Brian D. Quintenz, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

  • Reena Aggarwal, Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

  • Perianne Boring, Founder and President, Chamber of Digital Commerce

  • Marcel Jemio, Chief Data Architect, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

  • John Jacobs, Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

  • Jack Lee, Managing Partner, HCM Capital, Foxconn Group

  • Matthew Roszak, Co-founder and Chairman, Bloq

  • David Treat, Managing Director, Global Blockchain Lead, Accenture

  • Jihan Wu, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Bitmain

The Chamber’s Smart Contract Alliance and State Working Group position on smart contract legislation will be presented that the event. A white paper written by the Chamber’s Blockchain Intellectual Property Council, “A Blockchain Innovator’s Guide to IP Strategy, Protecting Innovation & Avoiding Infringement,” will also be shared.

Microsoft will unveil a white paper too; “Advancing Blockchain Cybersecurity: Technical and Policy Considerations for the Financial Services Industry,” written in partnership with the Chamber.



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