Chamber of Digital Commerce Announces Inaugural DC Blockchain Summit

Chamber of Digital Commerce Announces Inaugural DC Blockchain Summit

The Chamber of Digital Commerce today announced that the first D.C. Blockchain Summit (digitalchamber.org/DCSummit) will take place on March 3, 2016 at Georgetown University, providing the DC community, government, technologists, finance experts, nonprofits, and students a chance to explore opportunities and challenges surrounding blockchain technology in the nation's capital.

Headlining the conference with a keynote address will be Don Tapscott, one of the world's leading authorities on the economic and social impact of technology. Tapscott will discuss the new generation of digital interaction emerging based on blockchain technology. His keynote will explain how blockchain technology enables secure and direct communication of value and money without a trusted intermediary to authenticate and settle transactions.

Additional speakers include: John Beccia (Circle), Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum), Jeff Garzik (Bloq), Marley Gray (Microsoft), Brian Kelly (CNBC), C. Alden Pelker (FBI), Matthew Roszak (Tally Capital), and Jason Weinstein (Steptoe & Johnson, Blockchain Alliance). Presentations and discussions will explore how blockchain technology and distributed ledgers hold the key to solving many economic problems and help create the conditions for a more prosperous world.

"We are bringing together key thought leaders from industry, technology and government in order to create a unique and focused dialogue on blockchain public policy and industry standards," said Perianne Boring, president and founder of the Chamber of Digital Commerce.

Registration is now open for the DC Blockchain Summit, with special rates available for government employees and members of nonprofit organizations. The first 100 individuals to register will receive a copy of Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott's new book, "Blockchain Revolution."

For more information and to register for the conference, visit: http://digitalchamber.org/DCSummit/

About the Chamber of Digital Commerce

The Digital Chamber is the Washington, DC-based trade association dedicated to promoting the understanding, acceptance and use of digital assets and currencies. The Digital Chamber provides authoritative information to policy makers on digital assets and currencies.

For more information about the Chamber of Digital Commerce visit: http://www.digitalchamber.org/


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