2018 Women in Blockchain Summit at UC-Irvine

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We were live from the 2018 Women in Blockchain Conference at University of California-Irvine — a full day of panels with Rahilla Zafar (Consensys), Alex Tinsman (NEM), Priyanka Sold (Coinbase) and more! You can follow the entire conference on our Twitter or see the highlights here:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983027384625410048

Getting started, Heidi Pease, Los Angeles Blockchain Lab, welcomes the crowd and gives the basics of Blockchain. The attendees are here mainly to learn:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983032344377311232

Next, Rahilla Zafar, Managing Director of ConsenSys, discusses her time in the Middle East and dispels some misconceptions about Women in that region:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983036452635230208

Like many others, she got into Blockchain for noble reasons:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983038625523777536

And did you know about women in Saudi Arabia?

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983038854729879552

The following panel features women from Social Impact, Finance, Tech, and Cybersecurity in Blockchain and similar projects:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983039948856049664

Real Estate may see some the biggest changes via Blockchain Technology:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983041520709255169

Security is good, but we have work to do to secure personal data, especially under the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

https://twitter.com/hashtag/WomeninBlockchain?src=hash

Last panel before the break:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983052383583330304

NEM wants to make it easy for developers to build on their platform:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983053171906899968

We’re back with the afternoon keynote from Susan Poole:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983075975297581058

Want to get involved?

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983078427753201664

And if you’re in Southern California:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983079325497896960

Next up a panel on Woman Empowerment and Inclusion:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983082204329689088

Did you know?

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983083640102862848

Next is an panel on the real world applications of Blockchain in Healthcare, IOT, and Supply Chain:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983107442241224704

First — Healthcare:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983108589165228033

Second — Supply Chain:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983109891232382976

Third — Internet of Things:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983111395590881282

The second to last panel of the day on Investing 101:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983120350660538368

How does Coinbase promote safe investing?

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983122177867169792

The US Regulators are fighting over jurisdiction and causing problems in the process:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983123217341595648

Financial institutions are coming, but not yet:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983124753891246090

The final panel of the day is a Fireside chat:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983128842121261056

How do you explain Blockchain and Bitcoin to people who don’t know about it?

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983131501796577287

Did you know — laws are old:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983131842273394690

To learn more about the Chamber of Digital Commerce, check out their website:

https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/983132387704909824

Thanks again to Blockchain at UCI for a great event. We look forward to the next one!

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