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:
Getting started, Heidi Pease, Los Angeles Blockchain Lab, welcomes the crowd and gives the basics of Blockchain. The attendees are here mainly to learn:
Next, Rahilla Zafar, Managing Director of ConsenSys, discusses her time in the Middle East and dispels some misconceptions about Women in that region:
Like many others, she got into Blockchain for noble reasons:
And did you know about women in Saudi Arabia?
The following panel features women from Social Impact, Finance, Tech, and Cybersecurity in Blockchain and similar projects:
Real Estate may see some the biggest changes via Blockchain Technology:
Security is good, but we have work to do to secure personal data, especially under the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):
Last panel before the break:
NEM wants to make it easy for developers to build on their platform:
We’re back with the afternoon keynote from Susan Poole:
Want to get involved?
And if you’re in Southern California:
Next up a panel on Woman Empowerment and Inclusion:
Did you know?
Next is an panel on the real world applications of Blockchain in Healthcare, IOT, and Supply Chain:
First — Healthcare:
Second — Supply Chain:
Third — Internet of Things:
The second to last panel of the day on Investing 101:
How does Coinbase promote safe investing?
The US Regulators are fighting over jurisdiction and causing problems in the process:
Financial institutions are coming, but not yet:
The final panel of the day is a Fireside chat:
How do you explain Blockchain and Bitcoin to people who don’t know about it?
Did you know — laws are old: