Ended: Hong Kong
January 10th, 2019
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About the Hong Kong stop
Blockstack held an event on January 10, 2019 at the Hong Kong Exchange. The event featured thought leaders in the crypto world and supporters of decentralization. Speakers took on important topics with both global and local importance such as Decentralized Governance, Digital Rights, and Building with Blockstack. Net profits benefitted Women Who Code - Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong Speakers
Muneeb Ali
CEO and Co-founder, Blockstack PBC
Kenneth Ballenegger
General Partner, Oyster Ventures
Carman Chan
Founder and Managing Director, Click Ventures
Jason Choi
Associate, Spartan Capital
Bonnie Cheung
Venture Partner, 500 Startups
Dominique Frances
Founding Member and Director, The Bitcoin Association Hong Kong
George Gilder
Information Theorist, Book: "Life After Google"
Nick Grossman
GM, Special Projects, Union Square Ventures
Daniel Jeffries
Author, Futurist, Thinker - Hackernoon
Kelvin Koh
Jude Nelson
Core Developer, Stacks Blockchain, Blockstack PBC
Larry Salibra
Engineering Partner, Blockstack PBC and Founder, New Internet Labs Limited
Pindar Wong
Chairman, VeriFi (Hong Kong) Limited
Katherine Wu
Business Development and Community Management, Messari
Edith Yeung
Partner, 500 Startups
Schedule
Thursday, January 10th
11:30am
11:30am
Event Registration
12:30pm
12:30pm
Opening Introduction
Dominique Frances, The Bitcoin Association Hong Kong
12:35pm
12:35pm
Welcome to Decentralized Computing
Muneeb Ali, Blockstack
1:00pm
1:00pm
Peeling the Layers of Decentralized Governance
William Mougayar, Blockchain Theorist, Investor & Author, The Business Blockchain
1:25pm
1:25pm
Brave New World: Decentralization in the New World Order of Technology
Katherine Wu, Messari
1:45pm
1:45pm
Decentralization and the Great Pendulum of History
Daniel Jeffries, Hackernoon
2:05pm
2:05pm
Afternoon Break
2:25pm
2:25pm
Ensuring Internet Symmetry: Topology Over Geography
Pindar Wong, VeriFi (Hong Kong) Limited
2:45pm
2:45pm
"Who defends our digital rights?"
Larry Salibra, Blockstack PBC and New Internet Labs Limited
3:00pm
3:00pm
The Stacks Blockchain
Jude Nelson, Blockstack PBC
3:20pm
3:20pm
From Agile to Immutable: Balancing Innovation and Trust in Decentralized Systems
Nick Grossman, Union Square Ventures
3:45pm
3:45pm
"Will Life After Google be Blockstack?"
George Gilder, Book: "Life After Google"
4:00pm
4:00pm
Second Afternoon Break
4:10pm
4:10pm
Panel: VC's Coming Into Crypto
  • Kenneth Ballenegger, Oyster Ventures
  • Nick Grossman, Union Square Ventures
  • Carman Chan, Click Ventures
  • Bonnie Cheung, 500 Startups
  • Moderator: Jason Choi, Spartan Capital
4:45pm
4:45pm
Panel: 2019 and Beyond: Crypto Outlook
  • William Mougayar, Blockchain Theorist, Investor & Author, The Business Blockchain
  • Kelvin Koh, Spartan Capital
  • Edith Yeung, 500 Startups
  • Moderator: Jason Choi, Spartan Capital
5:15pm
5:15pm
Closing Remarks
Muneeb Ali, Blockstack
5:20pm
5:20pm
Networking + Drinks
Register
This event has ended.
The Venue:
HKEX Connect Hall, 香港交易所展覽館

8 Connaught Pl, Central, Hong Kong, 香港中環干諾道八
Directions
The conference venue is reachable by footwalk from IFC Mall, the Macau Ferry terminal, the Mandarin Oriental and the Four Seasons Hotel.

From the airport, the Airport Express will take you to Hong Kong station, located just below the venue. From other parts of Hong Kong, the Island or Tsuen Wan line will quickly take you to Central station.

The entrance is located just about Exchange Square bus terminus, opposite of Jardine House and World Wide House
Venue Address & Contact
[email protected]

HKEX Connect Hall, 香港交易所展覽館

8 Connaught Pl
Central
Hong Kong

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