April 18, 2024

Location: Tepper Quad Third Floor, at Carnegie Mellon University's Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Presented by the Carnegie Mellon University Blockchain Group student organization, CMU's inaugural Blockchain Industry Conference will focus on real-world blockchain use cases and feature talks from industry practitioners.

Presented by the CMU Blockchain Group

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About

CMU's inaugural Blockchain Industry Conference will focus on real-world blockchain use cases and feature talks from industry practitioners. The conference will cover three main topics: Governance, DeFi, and AI & Blockchain Integration.

Schedule (Tentative; check back for updates)

See detailed information about this year's speakers and their presentation abstracts.

April 17th, 2024

April 18th, 2024

  • 8:00 - 9:00 AM - Breakfast, registration, and networking

Session I: Governance in Blockchain

  • 09:00 - 09:45 AM - Governance Panel - featuring Joshua Tan, Marielle Gross, and Liliana Reasor
  • 09:45 - 10:00 AM - Q&A

Session II: DeFi - Reality and Potential Future

  • 10:00 - 10:30 AM - DeFi Panel Part 1 - featuring Purva Chaudhari, David Barreto, John O'Connell, and Liliana Reasor
  • 10:30 - 10:40 AM - Q&A
  • 10:40 - 11:00 AM - Harish Karthikeyan - Research Scientist, JP Morgan
  • 11:00 - 11:10 AM - Q&A
  • 11:10 - 11:40 AM - DeFi Panel Part 2 - featuring Lucas Bruder, Edgar Xi, Jon Pastor, and Abhi Srivastava
  • 11:40 - 11:50 AM - Q&A

Conclusion and Lunch

  • 12:00-1:00 PM

 

Speakers

See detailed information about this year's speakers and their presentation abstracts.

David Barreto

David Barreto

Developer Advocate
Starknet Foundation

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Lucas Bruder

Lucas Bruder

Co-Founder and CEO
Jito Labs

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Purva Chaudhari

Purva Chaudhari

Software Engineer
Plume Network

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Marielle Gross

Marielle Gross

Founder
de-bi, co.

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Harish Karthikeyan

Harish Karthikeyan

Research Scientist
JPMorgan AI Research and JPMorgan AlgoCRYPT Center of Excellence

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John O’Connell

John O’Connell

Vice President - Direct and Indirect Business
SoftLedger

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Jon Pastor

Jon Pastor

Co-Founder
BlockSpan

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Liliana Reasor

Liliana Reasor

CEO
SupraFin

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Abhi Srivastava

Abhi Srivastava

Associate Vide President, DeFi and Digital Assets
Moody's Ratings

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Joshua Tan

Joshua Tan

Co-Founder
Metagov

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Edgar Xi

Edgar Xi

Engineer
Jito Labs

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Blockchain Industry Conference Committee

Anastasia Raicevic

Anastasia Raicevic

Junior

Major
Economics

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Tatiana Sinelnikova

Tatiana Sinelnikova

Junior

Major
Economics

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Thank you to our Secure Blockchain Circle sponsors!

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Thank you to our Tartan sponsors!

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