Chicago Blockchain Weekend™ Conference
Consumer Cryptocurrency Expo
9 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
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Confirmed Speakers and Presenters
Faith Sloan - Founding Member and Global Mentor of Ideagist, a Global Virtual Incubator
Cryptocurrency Advocate, Evangelist, and EducatorCreator - Queen Wiki Blog
Widely recognized as an expert in cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and ICOs, she is the founder of QueenWiki.com, an educational resource for those looking to learn about cryptocurrency and the New Money Economy.
With a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Methods from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science in Systems Management/Software Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC), she has authored 22 papers, presented at conferences around the country, while sharing her passion for mass adoption of cryptocurrencies.
Nicole Kalajian - Founder of the Investment Network and the Digital Assets Working Group
Alternative Investments Attorney - Stradley Ronon
Nicole M. Kalajian is an attorney at Stradley Ronon and a member of the Investment Management Group. Mrs. Kalajian was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
She is a founder of the Investment Network and the Digital Assets Working Group. She is a former Co-Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association’s Financial Investment Services Committee and the Futures & Derivatives Law Committee and is active in these committees today.
Mrs. Kalajian has extensive experience launching and advising various investment vehicles, such as hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, commodity pools, fund of funds, cryptocurrency funds and socially responsible investment (SRI) vehicles.
Mrs. Kalajian was a Panelist, The Blockchain Revolution: Commercial, Legal, and Academic Perspectives; Moderator at Cryptocon 2018, Cryptocurrencies - Hedge/Mutual Fund Perspective; and a Panelist, HFA Cryptocurrency and Hedge Funds Seminar to name a few events.
Afreen Rahman - Computer Science Graduate Student - Bradley University
Afreen is a Computer Science graduate student at Bradley University and interested in the technical aspects of Blockchain technology. She is excited by the possibilities and the challenges of this technology and believes in it's potential to be applied to many real-world problems beyond finance.
She would like to make the space more inclusive and introduce more people to this new digital revolution.
Educator, Golden Apple Award RecipientBlockchain Newbie and Cryptocurrency Enthusiast
Luis Arauz - Cryptocurrency Enthusiast
Luis Arauz is an account manager with EZ Blockchain LLC, a Chicago Based company that helps crypto-miners optimize their crypto-mining operations to improve profitability and efficiency.
Luis has been involved in technical support and educational services for many years, and now shares his passion for all blockchain related technologies using some of the easiest and clearest explanations to help you understand and get into the crypto-currency space.
AGENDA - Sat, April 28, 2018
8:30 AM - Check-In / Doors Open
9:00 AM - Welcome + Keynote Speaker FAITH SLOAN
10:00 AM - NICOLE KALAJIAN
11:00 AM - AFREEN RAHMAN
12:00 PM - LUNCH
1:00 PM - SAMINA KHAN
2:00 PM - LUIS ARAUZ
3:00 PM - PANEL DISCUSSION
4:00 PM - CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
5:00 PM - END
ABOUT CHICAGO BLOCKCHAIN WEEKEND™ CONFERENCE
Learn about Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offerings from a diverse, inclusive group of Women and People of Color at Chicago Blockchain Weekend Conference April 28, 2018. #WomenInCrypto #CryptoExpoCHI
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