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Friday, September 29 • 10:00 - 13:00
Creating A Global Center for BlockChain in BC Waitlist

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Digital assets breached the stratosphere this summer creating extraordinary hype, disbelief and skepticism. All the while a core group of Vancouver startups, academics, coders and investors continued to build out world class products and services garnering the attention of the Global Blockchain community.

Join us during Vancouver Startup Week when we bring together members of the Vancouver Blockchain community, including investors, entrepreneurs, researchers and experts to learn about how you can get involved in building businesses and investing in blockchain technologies and digital assets.

Presented by BlockTech Lab, British Columbia Blockchain Consortium, and Blockchain at UBC, this event marks the official launch of an initiative by BC’s blockchain community to build a Blockchain Global Center of Excellence ecosystem in Vancouver. We will also be announcing the launch of BC’s first blockchain incubator and presenting how to get involved in this exciting and world changing ecosystem.

Capacity: 75

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Carl Anderson

Carl Anderson is President & CEO of the BC Innovation Council. He is a 38-year veteran of the technology industry with a strong history of entrepreneurial business leadership, excellent problem solving skills and a history of creative solutions. His technical background combines an... Read More →
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Shone Anstey

Shone brings over 20 years of experience building complex technologies and software within the I.T industry. This includes data center deployments, large scale web-ops development, and industrial Bitcoin mines. Shone was a co-founder of a scalable web crawler and search engine and... Read More →
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Victoria Lemieux

Dr. Victoria Lemieux is a Senior Public Sector Specialist (Information Management) and an Associate Professor of Archival Studies at the University of British Columbia (on leave). She has held positions as a professional archivist, records manager and risk manager within the public... Read More →
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Ron Segev

Ron is a founding partner of Segev LLP. As a practical-minded business lawyer with a keen eye for opportunity, but also a sensitivity to risk, Ron focuses on your bottom-line. Bringing operations, managerial, business development, and merger & acquisition skills and experience to... Read More →
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Dean Sutton

As a long time blockchain proponent and decade plus serial entrepreneur, Dean has experience both in building and investing in high impact technology companies across various sectors, including security, communications, energy, finance and healthcare. He is leading BlockTech Ventures... Read More →

Friday September 29, 2017 10:00 - 13:00 PDT
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