Consensus, Cryptocurrency Event, to Be Held on 10 September 2015 in New York


Consensus, Cryptocurrency Event, to Be Held on 10 September 2015 in New York

Consensus 2015, a unique event that will help drive the conversation and industry forward, is going to be held on 10 September 2015 in New York. The one-day event will be held on the said day from 08:30 to 18:00 (EDT) at the TimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York, NY 10036 and expected to attract a number of industry experts.

The organizers claim that the digital currencies and blockchain technology cut across multiple and diverse sectors, with the potential to impact everyone from Wall Street to the world’s unbanked and the event according to them is going to provide a great platform for stakeholders. Experts and leaders across the sectors will debate and discuss at the event.

The debate and discussion according to the organizers will revolve around the real-world problems and find the solutions that cutting-edge digital currencies and blockchain tech might offer. Nonetheless, organizations like PayPal, Wells Fargo, the US Department of Justice and leading technologists and investors were among the buyers of the first batch of tickets.

According to the organizers everyone who want to explore the future of digital currencies and blockchain technology with them can register for the event.

Leading Speakers at the Event

Though there are more than a dozen speakers at the event, some of them are Wences Casares, Kathryn Haun, Jerry Brito, Kosta Peric and many others. Wences Casares the founder and CEO of Xapo is someone who has emerged as the industry’s voice. He started Bitcoin wallet and storage Xapo and known for his unconditional support for the digital currency.

Similarly, Kathryn Haun, US Department of Justice is going to be the lead speaker. Given her experience as an Assistant US Attorney and Digital Currency Crimes Coordinator, Northern District of California, she comes with a lot of insight. She leads the case against the former agents who investigated Silk Road and led on the Ripple Labs case.

Jerry Brito is another speaker at the event. The executive director of the company, he leads Coin Center, the research and advocacy group focused on public policy issues around cryptocurrencies. Kosta Peric of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation too are going to be a speaker at the event which is going to explore a lot of potential in the digital currency.

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