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Conference 1/20-26: Abt Associates at London Blockchain Week

Friday, January 20, 2017 – Thursday, January 26, 2017

Abt Associates is proud to sponsor London Blockchain Week and promote this groundbreaking innovation that can transform the lives of people across the world.

Abt Associates has teamed up with London Blockchain Week, Day One VC and the Bank of Papua New Guinea for the Hack the Block, Blockchain Hackathon at Launch 22 on Jan. 20 - 22, 2017. We are asking developers and teams to use Blockchain to improve citizen and municipal services. 

Our staff will also participate in a number of presentations at the 3rd Annual Blockchain Conference:

Monday, Jan. 23, 9:10 – 9:30 a.m.
Opening Keynote
Shane Ninai, Partner, Day One Investments & Abt Associates Blockchain Scholar

Monday, Jan.23, 2:30 – 2:50 p.m.
Security & Scaling Distributed Ledgers: How secure are distributed ledgers beyond immutability.
What are some of the risks and considerations associated with the implementation of Blockchain in the real world.
Anish Mohammed, Advisor, Ripple Labs
Marta Piekarska, Security Architect, Blockstream
Guy Halford-Thompson, CEO, Blockchain Tech LTD
Hugh McDonough, Director of Data Science, Abt Associates

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 3:55 – 4:20 p.m.
The Future of Blockchain
Our experts chime in on what the near-term future holds for DLT along with some predictions on the longer term.
Alex Bausch – Chairman,  BECON | Blockchain Ecosystem Network (Netherlands)
Richard Crook, Head of Innovation Engineering, Royal Bank of Scotland
Nick Johnson, Software Engineer, Ethereum
Jane Thomason, CEO at Abt Associates - Australia, Global Social Policy Adviser, Member Devex Impact Strategic Advisory Council

When: Jan. 20 – 26, 2017

Where: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London, UK For more information, visit the event website

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter on #Blockchaingetheworld.