David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University
David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, 100 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H6, Canada

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Event Date Tue Jan 28 EST (almost 2 years ago)
Location David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University
100 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H6, Canada
Region Americas

The primary focus of this year’s conference is to expand beyond blockchain technology to include innovation such as Artificial Intelligence(AI), and the Internet of Things(IoT). Of course still with an eye on unity in the decentralized world.

This year’s theme is “How to thrive in a borderless, decentralized and localized world leveraging Blockchain, AI, and IoT” to stay current and relevant to ensure greater business success.

By bringing together industry leaders to present on the aforementioned theme, it is the goal of this conference to provide experiences that will inspire, spark, and ignite innovation within the community in and around Hamilton, Southern Ontario, and beyond.


2020 Speakers

David Carter
Executive Director, Innovation Factory

Adrian Duyzer
Vice President, Technology & Innovation, Parallel Digital Studio

Joseph Iuso
Serial Entrepreneur, CxO, Business, IT architect, PM, blockchain enthusiasts, consultant, and AML compliance specialist, Unitralis

Monika Yazdanian

Gavin McCrodan
CIO, CCO & Co-founder, Huxton Black

Dixon Giles
CCI, CBP, BA Senior Manager, Financial Services and Virtual Asset Advisory, Grant Thornton

Dean Skurka
Vice President, Finance and Compliance, Bitbbuy

Karen Maraj
E-Commerce and Digital Business Consultant, Blogger & Affiliate Marketing Strategist., Unitralis

Thanh Campbell
Author, Professional Speaker, Director of Sales for Ardent Marketing

Stephen Sargeant
Sargeant, CAMS, CBP Law Enforcement and Anti-Money Laundering Investigations, BITFINEX

Connie Smith
Free-lance journalist, voice artist, keynote speaker, media consultant and part-time professor, Mohawk College, Hamilton

Pamela Draper
President and CEO, Bitvo

Adam Krembel
Director of Business Development, BlocWatch Inc.

Roberto Sanabria
Founder of, Education and Consulting on Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and DLT.,

Tian Zhao
Digital Product Designer, Paymi. Inquisitive, Innovative, Impactful Problem-Solver, Paymi

Karol Murillo
Creative City Builder driving investment into Hamilton’s downtown and commercial corridors, City of Hamilton

Chetan Phull
Principal, Smartblock Law

Ramy Nassar
Professor, Design Thinking, McMaster University, Founder, 1000 Days Out

Founder, Story Teller, Educator, Blockchain Business Developer, Trekk Smart Consulting.

Warren McPherson
Cambridge Global Payments, Software programmer

Stephen Worrall
Entrepreneur, Executive Vice-President, Consilium Crytpo

Lee Raj
Tech Lead, KrawlCat, Blockchain Consultant

Jerry Qian
Bitcoin Bay

Eric Huang
Founder and CEO, Advanced Analytics and Research Lab (AAARL.CA)

Chinmay Patel
Tech leader, public speaker, and a serial entrepreneur, BlockX Labs

David Vijan
Chief Risk Officer and Compliance Ninja, Outlier Solutions

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors and Partners

• Invest inHamilton
• Hamilton
• George Brown College

• bitbuy
• Grant Thornton


• Massive Web Design
• the generator
• Outlier
• BlocWatch
• Blockx Labs
• bitcoin bay
• Consilium
• Cambridge Global Payments
• KrawlCat
• Bitvo
• Smartblock Law Professional Corporation
• Bitfinex
• always goodnews
• Cable 14
• 1000Days Outlier
• Trekk Smart Consulting LLC
• Merit Brewing
• Global News Radio 900 CHML
• Huxton Block
• parallel
• Innovation Factory