Boston Blockchain Week 2022

Wed, Sep 21, 2022 - Sun, Sep 25, 2022

2022 Boston Blockchain Week: Blockchain technology leaders, Web3 innovators and cryptocurrency enthusiasts from Metro Boston, New England, the Metaverse and beyond will descend on Quincy Center from September 21st - 23rd for Boston Blockchain Week. Led by QUBIC Labs, the week-long summit will focus on community building throughout Boston’s burgeoning blockchain technology sector and will feature content, convenings, panel discussions, symposiums, valuable networking opportunities and a two day ‘Hack Boston’ at Harvard University on September 24th and 25th. Attendees can expect a unique experience celebrating the people harnessing the power and promise of blockchain technology to transform the global community. Register below!

 

About QUBIC Labs

QUBIC Labs is a startup incubator and innovation hub that supports entrepreneurs building businesses around emerging technologies. We recently received the first blockchain investment by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which is part of a public-private partnership that will support the creation of a first-of-a-kind conceptual R&D and commercialization program. You can read more about this program here.

Location details

Boston Blockchain Week 2022 will take place in historic city of Quincy, Massachusetts. Just minutes south of Boston, Quincy is called the City of Presidents and is the home of interesting historic sites as well as miles of beautiful coastline.

Address: Quincy, MA, USA

Agenda


Wednesday, September 21

11:00 AM EDT

Registration & Networking

12:00 PM EDT

Opening Remarks & Welcome

12:15 PM EDT

Building a Global Blockchain Hub

01:00 PM EDT

Let's Meet the Creators

01:30 PM EDT

The Road to Digital Currency

02:15 PM EDT

For the Common Wealth: Innovation in Digital Government

03:00 PM EDT

Networking & Refreshments

03:45 PM EDT

"Let us tell you how regulated crypto REALLY is."

04:20 PM EDT

Live Pod - Wholesome Crypto

05:00 PM EDT

Custody & Ownership of Digital Assets

05:45 PM EDT

Networking and Cocktail Hour

Thursday, September 22

11:00 AM EDT

Registration & Networking

12:00 PM EDT

QUBIC Labs Opening Remarks & Welcome

12:15 PM - 11:59 PM EDT

Live Pod - On the Brink

01:00 PM - 11:59 PM EDT

Let's Meet the Creators

01:45 PM EDT

What role for Boston's cultural institutions in blockchain and Web3?

02:30 PM EDT

Sports, Entertainment, Brands & Collectibles: An NFT Discussion

03:00 PM EDT

Networking & Refreshments

03:45 PM EDT

Let's Meet the Creators

04:20 PM EDT

Live Pod - Wholesome Crypto

05:00 PM EDT

Disrupting the Music Industry with Web3

05:45 PM EDT

Interactive Music Experience & Cocktail Hour

Friday, September 23

08:00 AM EDT

Registration & Networking

09:00 AM EDT

Opening Remarks & Welcome

09:15 AM - 11:59 PM EDT

Domestic & Global Legal & Accounting Considerations

10:00 AM EDT

Learn to Solve Real World Problems with Emerging Technology

10:45 AM - 11:59 PM EDT

Blockchain's Disruption of Real Estate

11:30 AM EDT

Developer Excellence & Hack Boston Launch

12:15 PM EDT

Closing Remarks

Saturday, September 24

12:00 AM EDT

Hack Boston at Harvard University

Sunday, September 25

12:00 AM EDT

Hack Boston at Harvard University

Wednesday, September 21


  • Ian Cain, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, QUBIC Labs & City Councilor, City of Quincy, MA
  • Thomas Koch, Mayor, City of Quincy, MA


Panelists:

  • Kerty Levy, Managing Director, Techstars
  • John O’Keeffe, Co-Founder & CEO, QUBIC Labs
  • Special Guest, Algorand


Moderator: Gregory Molinar, Co-Founder, Stay Bizze

 

Panelists:


  • Cameron Armstrong, CEO, VF Protocol
  • Stephanie Howard, Co-Founder & COO, Endstate
  • Max Lyman, Founder, Salon Labs
  • Bill Ramos, Founder, Dungeon Miners


The Road to Digital Currency

 

Moderator: Susan Wang, General Counsel, Komorebi Collective

& Partnerships & Legal, Women in Blockchain

 

Panelists:


  • Gus Coldabella, Partner, True Ventures
  • Neha Narula, Director, MIT Digital Currency Initiative


Moderator: Sam Nathans, Vice Chair, Boston Blockchain

Association

 

Panelists:


  • Ian Cain, Co-Founder & Executive Chair, QUBIC Labs & City Councilor, City of Quincy, MA
  • Josh Cutler, State Representative, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Kate Lipper-Garabedian, State Representative, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Liz Tanner, Secretary of Commerce, State of Rhode Island



Moderator: Douglas McCalmont, Co-founder & Chief

Compliance Officer, Chrysalis Digital Asset Exchange

 

Panelists:


  • JD DiThomas, Director, Crypto Compliance, Robinhood
  • Thomas Hook, U.S. Chief Compliance Officer, Bitstamp
  • Gabriella Kusz, CEO of the Global Digital Asset and Cryptocurrency Association
  • Erin Kolmansberger, Litigation Partner, Nelson Mullins


Host: Rudy Dogum

Special Guest to be confirmed.



Custody & Ownership of Digital Assets

 

Moderator: David Donovan, Executive Vice President, Financial

Services, Publicis Sapient

 

Panelists:


  • Tom Grant, Co-Founder & CEO, Grantfin
  • Daren Hebold, Founder & CEO, LUXOLO Financial
  • Paul McCarthy, Founder & CEO, Chrysalis Digital Asset Exchange


Sponsored by Algorand

Thursday, September 22


John O’Keeffe, Co-Founder & CEO, QUBIC Labs

Hosts:


  • Nic Carter, General Partner, Castle Island Ventures
  • Matt Walsh, General Partner, Castle Island Ventures


Moderator: José Betancourt, Co-Founder & CEO, Ontropy

 

Panelists:


  • Christie Cheong, Fullstack Software Engineer, Medici Labs
  • Zeeshan Sheikh, Founder, Taco
  • Max Morgan, Co-Founder, ACME.World


Panel in Formation

Moderator: Todd Cooper, Co-Founder & CEO NuArca Labs

 

Panelists:


  • Lisa Fosdick, Co-Founder, Finnoverge
  • Mahlon Williams, Founder, Blockjocks
  • John Cohan, COO, BEASY



Moderator: Rachel Payson, Community Manager, Fidelity

Center for Applied Technology, Fidelity Investments

 

Panelists:


  • Naila Noor Jahan, Co-Founder, Moss
  • Spencer Brody, Ceramic


Host: Rudy Dogum

 

Guests:


  • Dan Hoffman, Co-Founder & CMO, NiftyMedia Art
  • Fabio Italiano, Co-Founder & CEO, NiftyMedia Art
  • Tyquane Wright, Founder, Graffiti Heroes


Moderator: George Howard, CIO, Acme Innovation

 

Panelists:


  • Margaret Link, Vice President of Operations, Dequency
  • Brandon Wolf, iCTO, Napster


Host: Napster

Friday, September 23



Moderator: Lori Anne Czepiel, Partner, Nelson Mullins

 

Panelists:


  • Philippe du Fresnay, PhD, Legal Scholar, Miguérès Moulin
  • Matt MacDonald, IT Assurance Manager, Wolf & Co.
  • Anastasia Stull, Partner, Nelson Mullins


Moderator: Justin Tonini, Investor, JT Invests in You

 

Panelists:


  • Drew Cousin, Co-Founder, BlockBeam
  • Bennett Thompson, Co-Founder, BlockBeam


Panel in Formation

Moderator: Estefania Ochoa, Director of Protocol Relations, Reach

 

Panelists:

  • Jay McCarthy, CTO & Co-Founder, Reach



Saturday, September 24


Sunday, September 25


Speakers