2024 BBA University & Corporate Blockchain Series - Session 2

Tue Apr 09 2024 at 04:30 pm to 08:00 pm

665 Commonwealth Ave | Boston

Boston Blockchain Association
Publisher/HostBoston Blockchain Association
2024 BBA University & Corporate Blockchain Series - Session 2
Join us for Session 2 of 4 of the 2024 series. Focus: Corporate perspectives, Roll-out Summer/Fall Club Project Competition
About this Event

Whether you're blockchain-curious or a crypto connoisseur, come meet professionals from all around Boston's blockchain ecosystem. The BBA is bringing universities, corporations, and students together to share their perspectives on what they are accomplishing in blockchain and dive deeper into companies' business plans and outlook for blockchains, digital assets, and web3. Hang with like-minded folks and dive into a future being shaped right now. Sponsored by Rifik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering, the BBA University & Corporate Blockchain Series at Boston University is a must-attend blockchain event to start the calendar year. Depending on your schedule, come for some, come for all.

Why Attend?

· Forge connections with industry professionals and students

· Gain insight into the thriving Boston Blockchain Ecosystem

· Enjoy a free meal

· Experience the awesome new BU "Jenga Blocks" building

· Co-create the future of blockchain together


4:15 pm Doors Open, Arrivals, Networking

4:50 pm Welcome, Opening Remarks

5:00-5:05 Student Club Leadership Update

5:05-5:10 University Professor Group Update

5:10-5:50 Panel: Company Leadership Perspectives

5:50-6:05 Audience Q&A

6:05-6:15 Roll-out Summer/Fall Club Project Competition

6:15-8:00 Networking

OverviewBlockchain Club Panel

Presenter: BC Blockchain, Blake Germani

Other Club Leaders On-hand

· BU Blockchain, Isabella Ki, Wes Jorgensen

· Suffolk Blockchain Club, MacKay Grant

· NEU Blockchain Organization, Sebastian Sepulveda

· Babson Blockchain Club, David Taylor

· WPI Blockchain Club, Cam Morreale


· Plans for 2024-2025 School Year?

University Panel

Presenter: Boston University, Prof. Eran Tromer

Other University Professors On-hand

· Suffolk University, Prof. Ken Mooney

· Babson College, Prof. Talmai Oliveira

· Northeastern University, Prof. Xiaochuan Tong

· WPI, Prof. Daniel Treku


· Update on the new BU Blockchain Lab

Company Panel

· Moderator: TBD

· AON, Alexander Minier

· Deloitte, Damian Kuczma

· Fidelity, Ramine Bigdeliazari

· Ripple, Matt Liimakka

· DTCC, Andrea Gibbons


· What are the current focus points and operational challenges?

· What do Universities need to be teaching?

· What skill sets should students be developing?

· Roll-out of the Blockchain Case Competition

What's on the Menu?

Catered by the BU - Catering on the Charles - It will be good.


Venue: Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering,

17th Floor, CDS Event Space, 665 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Train: Green Line, Boston College Train, exit BU East, <2 blocks

Parking: Spot Hero or something near the Boston College Green Line

Exclusive Takeaways:

· Networking: "Must be present to win." - a timeless phrase squarely in play here.

· Wisdom: The train is a few bucks, the time is a few hours, but the networking is priceless.

· POA: Proof of Attendance on blockchain (POA) will be available, ensuring your participation is on the blockchain.

· Limited Swag Available: Thanks to our generous corporate sponsors, attendees can snag exclusive swag. Be sure to come early while supplies last!

Let's drive the future of blockchain technology together.



Event Venue & Nearby Stays

665 Commonwealth Ave, 665 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States


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