After months of hard work, research and planning we are thrilled to finally announce the official list of projects set for release in fall of 2017.

1. Industry Analyses

Blockchain and Financial Services Projects

Peer to Peer Finance: Distributed and Collaborative Marketplaces

Alex Tapscott &  Rachel Robinson – Juris Doctor, MPA, blockchain & smart contracts author

Blockchain and the Reinvention of Global Clearing and Settlements

Bob Tapscott – Information Technology Strategist, Fmr CIO, blockchain & DLT researcher

Blockchain Transformations by Industry

Reinventing Government: Reducing Costs, Improving Services, Stewarding Assets

Don Tapscott – TED Speaker; Co-Author, Blockchain Revolution; Co-Founder, Blockchain Research Institute ™ &

Tony Scott –Former CIO, United States Federal Government

Blockchain and Regulation: What Regulators Should and Should Not Do

Joel Telpner – Corporate & Finance Partner, Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Transportation and Autonomous Vehicles on the Blockchain

Tommy Gardner PhD, PE – CTO, HP Federal; Former CTO, Jacobs; Industry Advisor, ASME

Blockchain and the Airline Industry

Chami Akmeemana – Director, ConsenSys; Founder, Blockchain Association of Australia

2. Blockchain and Management

Blockchain and the COO: Asset Chains – the Future of Supply Chain Management

Tom Serres – Co-founder and Managing Partner, Animal Ventures; Host “Tech on Politics” & Bettina Warburg – Co-founder and Managing Partner, Animal Ventures; Host “Tech on Politics”

Blockchain and the CFO: Triple Entry Accounting and Corporate Finances

Iliana Oris-Valiente – Founder, Collider-X Applied Blockchain R&D Hub; Former Co-Founder, Rubix by Deloitte

Blockchain and the CHRO: Managing Talent in a Distributed Economy

Andrew Spence – HR Advisor; Founder, Glass Bead Consulting; Member, Centre for Evidence-Based Management

3. Blockchain Breakthrough Ideas

The Ledger of Things: Blockchain and the IoT

Dom Guinard – Co-founder & CTO at EVRYTHNG, Web of Things Pioneer, IoT Expert

Winning Strategies for Smart Contracts

Nick Szabo – Blockchain, cryptocurrency and smart contracts pioneer

IP and Rights Management in the Blockchain Era

Marcus O’Dair – Convenor, Blockchain Creative & Senior lecturer in Popular Music, University of Middlesex; Biographer

Strategies for a Secret/Open World: Managing Blockchain Transparency

Andreas Park – Associate Professor of Finance, University of Toronto; FinTech Researcher

The Token Economy: Rethinking Assets for the Blockchain Era

Michael Casey – Co-author of The Age of Cryptocurrency; Former columnist, Wall Street Journal

Building Quantum Safe Blockchains

Michele Mosca – Co-founder & CEO, evolutionQ

4. Lighthouse Case Studies

Moog: Mass Customization of Precision Parts on the Blockchain

Vineet Narula – MIT Sloan Fellow, Operations Strategy; Former Director, UnitedHealth Group &

Prema Shrikrishna – MBA graduate from MIT Sloan; blockchain enthusiast

Foxconn: Can Blockchains Handle the World’s Most Complicated Supply Chain?

Nolan Bauerle – Researcher, Writer and Author, Coindesk

Walmart: Food Safety on the Blockchain

Reshma Kamath –Juris Doctor, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

Interaction between Blockchain, AI, and IoT: A farming use-case

Henry Kim – Associate Professor of Decision Technologies & Blockchain Lab co-founder, York University &

Marek Laskowski – Professor of Information & Computing Technologies, BlockchainLab co-founder

Medical Research and Big Pharma

Michael Scott – Urban Journalist & Researcher

Blockchain, Supply Chain, Customs and Borders

Alan Cohn – Counselor and Strategic Advisor on Security, Technology, Innovation, and Government, Steptoe & Johnson; President, ADC Strategy Works;

Expedited Business Startups Using Blockchain

Alan Wunsche – CEO of TokenFunder Inc.; Co-founder Blockchain Canada

Use Cases of Blockchain in the Democratic Process: Votem

Bill Gillies – Author & Communications Consultant


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