Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR

Schedule: Blockchain beyond Cryptocurrencies sessions

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1:30pm5:00pm Monday, July 15, 2019
Location: C120-122
Secondary topics:  Data Driven
Jamiel Sheikh (Chainhaus)
Average rating: ****.
(4.21, 14 ratings)
Jamiel Sheikh walks you through building an Ethereum decentralized application (DApp) using Solidity. You'll learn some basic Solidity syntax, how to send ether to a smart contract, how gas works, how to programmatically compile and deploy Solidity code, and how to invoke a smart contract from Remix. Read more.
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11:00am11:40am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: E143/144
Alison McCauley (Unblocked Future)
Average rating: ***..
(3.91, 11 ratings)
Go beyond the blockchain noise and crypto hype to get a glimpse of what a blockchain future could actually look like. Join Alison McCauley to catapult above the nuts and bolts and take an aerial tour of the blockchain future that a growing army is building out right now. Read more.
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11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: E143/144
Secondary topics:  Data Driven
Brian Behlendorf (Hyperledger)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Blockchain is now established as a valid technology to be used across enterprise applications. Brian Behlendorf discusses what he sees as the next stage of maturation for the tech—professionalization. Join in to explore standards, certifications, and training options for developers, blockchain as a service solutions, and how to avoid vendor lock-in. Read more.
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2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: E143/144
Secondary topics:  Data Driven
Herman Smith (ixo)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
ixo is the blockchain for impact, helping individuals and organizations around the world to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Herman Smith dives into how ixo can help you count what matters and value what counts using new Web 3.0 protocols and the ixo blockchain. Read more.
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4:15pm4:55pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: E143/144
Secondary topics:  Data Driven
Erin Vincent (Erin Vincent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.43, 7 ratings)
E. coli. Salmonella. Listeria. Last year saw several major outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. Tracing the source of contamination took days, even months; we should have the technology to do better. Using the 2018 outbreaks of E. coli in romaine lettuce as a case study, Erin Vincent examines blockchain technology, explains how it works, and compares types of blockchains and their use cases. Read more.
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5:05pm5:45pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: E143/144
Secondary topics:  Data Driven
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
If you've ever wanted to get into blockchain development but haven't found a good place to start, you're in the right place. Horea Porutiu walks you through the basics of the Hyperledger Fabric platform by building a simple blockchain application and analyzing the main components required to run a blockchain network. Read more.