Blockchain Shift, a two-day event aimed at educating the public on the transformative prowess of blockchain technology is set to take place on October 11-12, 2018, in Miami, Florida. The event has drawn buzz among industry leaders, startups and investors, as it will also gather together those in other industries, including government officials, bankers, attorneys and others.
A Gathering Of Industries And People To Harness Blockchain Technology
Blockchain Shift will congregate speakers from global organizations to address the capabilities of blockchain technology in a variety of industries. There will also be attendees from other industries such as attorneys, broker-dealers, students, artists, professors and several others. Those in attendance from separate industries will learn about how blockchain can be incorporated into businesses, institutions and beyond.
There will be a diverse mix of senior leadership from a bevy of organizations who will discuss different blockchain-related topics. The main stage is set to feature keynote addresses, top-tier panels discussion and fireside chats.
The conference has confirmed the leaders in the technology and blockchain space, as well as several government officials who will be in attendance. The following list shows those who are committed to be present at the two-day conference.
- Jon “DRJ” Najarian, Co-Founder of Investitute
- Christopher Ferris, CTO Open Technology, IBM
- Steven Nerayoff, Founder and CEO, Alchemist
- Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez Cantera
- Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli, City of Coral Gables
- Mayor Francis Suarez, City of Miami
- Paul Brodsky, Partner, Pantera Capital
- Jalak Jobanputra, Founding Partner, Future Perfect Ventures
- Joseph Tacopina, Attorney, Tacopina & Seigel
Blockchain Shift has also forged partnerships with several nonprofit organizations, which include the Florida Blockchain Foundation, the Florida Alternative Investment Association, The Anti-Money Laundering Association and the Government Blockchain Association.
The event’s organizers are anticipating a turnout of 3,000 attendees, 500 investors, 160 speakers and 140 sponsors. The event will strive to engage and educate the attendees, with two days of thought-provoking discussions, learning experiences, networking and investment opportunities.
The Blockchain Shift Event
The discussions in the conference will revolve around a host of blockchain-related topics. Specifically, they will teach Blockchain Shift participants about: blockchain investing and how to invest in blockchain ventures, the rise of crypto hedge funds, perspectives on blockchain and the hedge fund industry, how blockchain and cryptocurrency impact trading markets, how blockchain will impact Wall Street, the Banking Paradigm Revolution, i.e., banking the unbankable with blockchain, tokenizing the Caribbean Islands, how to avoid fraud claims, i.e., common defenses to securities fraud charges and the future of blockchain initiatives in Florida.
Blockchain Shift will provide a white-glove service for each participant in an effort to individualize the conference experience. This services will include an exclusive, free digital concierge service provided by Wysh.
An Investor’s Lounge provides a place for investors and entrepreneurs to network, unwind, swap ideas and secure business deals. Attendees can also take part in the Night Shift, a gift from conference organizers that goes beyond networking, with world-renowned DJs, drinks and table service.
Blockchain Shift will take place at the Mana Wynwood, located in the heart of Miami’s Wynwood Art District, containing the city’s international, multicultural art scene.
“The location and setting are perfect for the event,” the event organizers said, as Miami has become an emerging fintech hub with a knowledge-based economy.
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