SCALE: The Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
April 18, 2018 | 1:30pm – 6:00pm (talks begin at 2pm)
USC | Building: Fertitta Hall (JFF) | 610 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Parking: To be arranged
CEO of Grab Games
CEO & Co-Founder of Gamma
COO & Co-Founder of Gamma
eSports & Crypto Expert
Gaming Lead, AR/VR at Google
CEO & CTO at Async, Inc.
Investor at Greycroft
Associate at Crosscut Ventures
Registration | 1:30 – 2pm Check-in, snacks
Introduction | 2pm Introduction by Anthony Borquez
Fireside Chat | 2:15pm – 2:50pm Gabriel Schillinger and Sam Snyder will discuss the craziness in the ICO markets, how blockchain businesses have been funded through ICOs, and what the future of ICOs might entail.
Coffee Break | 2:50 pm
Panel on Games and Blockchain | 3pm – 3:45pm Greg Essig and Maria Essig will lead a panel on the emerging games and blockchain community and the synergies between the fast-growing blockchain and game industries.
Coffee Break | 3:50pm
Building on Chain Panel | 4pm – 4:45pm The biggest issue with blockchain is that it’s hard and slow to build on and off chain. That’s changing with the introduction of coding libraries and more efficient scaling solutions like Lightning Network/Plasma. Brett Morrison will lead this panel with Anders Kargaard.
Investor Panel: Blockchain Investing | 5pm – 5:45pm We have gathered a group of investors from LA that have invested and continue to invest in blockchain companies. Joining us will be Shan Aggrawal from Greycroft and Michael Tam from Crosscut Ventures. Get your questions ready!
Cocktails on Campus | 6pm – 7:30pm Please join us for drinks and snacks after the event.