The HBS Blockchain and Crypto Club is bringing thought leaders, founders, investors, and other prominent figures in blockchain and crypto to discuss the current state of the industry.

February 23, 2019

8:00AM - 8:00PM

Harvard i-Lab @ Batten Hall
125 Western Avenue
Allston, MA 02134

Parking available in lot adjacent to i-Lab (1 Batten Way) for daily rate of $9.00 — Cash Only!

 

2019 Conference Participants

 

Featured Speakers

 

Conference Schedule (subject to change)

  • 8:00-9:00AM — Registration

  • 8:45-8:55AM — Welcome + Opening Remarks

  • 9:00-9:30AM — Keynote #1

  • 9:35-10:15AM — Crossing The Chasm: The chase to grow consumer and enterprise adoption of blockchain and cryptoassets (panel)

  • 10:20-11:00AM — Embracing Innovation on Wall Street: Discussing the future of institutional adoption of blockchain and cryptoassets (panel)

  • 11:10-11:40AM — Keynote #2

  • 11:45-12:45AM — Lunch + Networking Session

  • 1:00-1:20PM — Lightning Chat #1 (Room 1) + Lightning Chat #2 (Room 2)

  • 1:25-2:05PM — Cryptopreneurs: Building a blockchain startup from the entrepreneur's perspective (panel)

  • 2:10-2:50PM — Sitting On Dry Powder: How VCs are approaching crypto investments in 2019 and their outlook on the future (panel)

  • 3:00-3:20PM — Lightning Chat #3 (Room 1) + Lightning Chat #4 (Room 2)

  • 3:25-3:55PM — Rapidfire Startup Pitch Session

  • 4:00-4:20PM — Lightning Chat #5 (Room 1) + Lightning Chat #6 (Room 2)

  • 4:25-5:05PM — The Future of Crypto Regulation: Discussing the rapidly evolving state of the crypto legal and regulatory regime (panel)

  • 5:10-5:30PM — Lightning Network Roundtable: Examining the path forward for rapid growth (panel)

  • 5:35-6:05PM — Keynote #4

  • 6:10-6:40PM — Keynote #5

  • 6:45-8:00PM — Post-Conference Networking Mixer

 

Contact Us

If you would like to sponsor or participate, or have any general questions, we'd love to hear from you.

Please contact Justin Blumenthal (jblumenthal@mba2019.hbs.edu) and Mei Tao (mtao@mba2020.hbs.edu).

The HBS Blockchain and Crypto Club is a student-run club at Harvard Business School.