University Student Commons
University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave, Richmond, VA 23284, USA

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Event Date Sat Oct 20 EDT (about 3 years ago)
Location University Student Commons
907 Floyd Ave, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Region Americas

This inaugural conference is a collaborative effort between VCU’s College of Engineering, CryptoVA, and Block Star Inc. The focus is towards educating and exploring the many benefits of Blockchain. The audience will range from business and community leaders, entrepreneurs, and students looking to expand their knowledge on the latest technology. Block 9 Conference is Central Virginia’s platform for Blockchain innovators and industry leaders to network, gather information and share insights with the purpose of moving the industry forward to greater heights. The latest advancements in the Blockchain architecture has created the next Web 3.0 and is rapidly changing how the world conducts business. This event will bring in top industry leaders and community builders to one place to discuss and educate the surrounding communities about the expansive potential applications of the Blockchain. Exploring and unlocking the possibilities of the latest technological developments on the Blockchain will bring innovation to real world economic applications, and drive the region further ahead of the rapidly changing technological world.


2018 Speakers

Alex Mejias
Attorney at Law Law Office of Alex Mejias

Ben Wunder
Technical Lead, Connexus Secure

Bill Panak
Vice President, Data Science , Halo

Brendan Sturm
Smart Contract Developer and Consultant, ElliptiChain

Carol Van Cleef
Partner, Leclairryan

Chris Eide
CTO, Connexus Secure

David Berdish
Supply Chain Management and Analytics, Virginia Commonwealth University

Glenn Davis
Delegate , Virginia House of Delegates

Greg Leffel
Business Development Director, Uncloak

Jefferey Smith
Prof & Chair of Supply Chain Mgmt & Analytics, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jennifer Georgino
Vice President , Blockchain Chamber of Commerce

Joe Walton
It Consultant, Kappa Networks

Karen Jackson
Former Va Secretary of Technology, President of Apogee Strategic Partners.

Kelsey Mcguire
Global Community Spoke Strategist, Consensys

Laura Taylor
Digibyte Awareness Team, Digibyte Global Blockchain

Layla Tabatabaie

Len Santalucia
CTO, Vicom Infinity Inc

Lori Gordon
Civil Systems Cybersecurity & Technology, The Aerospace Corporation

Mark Wasser
CTO/principal Architect, Richmond Blockchain Consultants

Matt Rosen
CEO, Trace Rx

Mawadda Basir
Executive Director, Colliderx

Michael O’rourke
Co-founder and CEO, Pocket Network

Nana Esi Hammah
Economist and Outreach Associate, Digibyte Global Blockchain

Neil Wasserman
Adjunct Professor Computer Science, George Washington University

Nicholas White
Founder & CEO, Helix3

Paul Walsh
Founder & CEO, Metacert

Phu Nguyen
CRO, Omega ICO

Rajan Patel
Innovation Lead, Ge Healthcare

Thomas Flake
CMO, Bcause

Troy Wiipongii
Co-founder & CTO, The Blockparty

Valentin Pletnev
Consultant, Agenc1

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors



• Halo
• Coinspeaker
• helix3