Lawrence H. Whiteis a professor of Economics at George Mason University and an expert on the theory and history of banking and money. He is the author of The Clash of Economic Ideas and The Theory of Monetary Institutions and a senior fellow at the Cato Institute in the Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives. He has been a visiting research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, a visiting lecturer at the Swiss National Bank, and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Dr. Egbert-Jan Sol is CTO of TNO Industry, a leading applied research institute in The Netherlands. He is a participant in the National Blockchain Coalition and founder and chairman of the Digital City Eindhoven. He started his industrial career as a robotics system architect.
The founder of Ekofolio, Ian Choo, will talk about the role cryptocurrencies can play in forest preservation.
Ella van Kranenburg is a Partner at Keijser Van der Velden, a Dutch niche firm that focuses on financial services regulations, such as the Dutch Financial Supervision Act and anti-money laundering legislation. She previously spoke about the regulatory landscape for digital currency in The Netherlands in comparison to some other European countries on 10 January 2016.
Emmanuelle Anceaume is the lead researcher of Sycomore, a self-adapting permissionless ledger. She is affiliated with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and works for INRIA / IRISA, a world leader in computer science.
Eric Tang is CTO and Co-Founder of Livepeer, an Ethereum-based video streaming network that empowers developers to create video applications.
Eric Voskuil leads the Libbitcoin project, an open source high-performance Bitcoin developer toolkit. He is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, martial artist, motorcyclist, world traveler, and former fighter pilot for the U.S. Navy. He has been a Bitcoin developer since 2014.
Evangelos Pappas is CEO of Ocyan. He has managed and deployed blockchain use cases in the FinTech, Logistics, Energy, O&G and Telecom industries. He has has worked for corporations like Disney, Warner, GS1 and Clearscore, and previously served as a blockchain engineer for Shell.