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Blockchain: Real World Applications Today

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Blockchain technology is more than just crypto-currencies and mining. Join us for a panel discussion with some of the industry's leading experts as they share the real-world applications they have created and worked on with this technology here in Vancouver and around the world.

Learn from real case studies on how blockchain has been changing the landscape for many industries, including gaming, environmental protection, investing and more.


Founder and CEO - Axiom Zen
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Axiom Zen was named first among Canada's Most Innovative Companies by Canadian Business. Their products have touched 200+ million consumers and are used by the world's leading companies, including Facebook, Microsoft, and NASA.

Axiom Zen's first public blockchaing project, CryptoKitties, is the world's most successful blockchain game and the first decentralized application to effectively engage a consumer audience. CryptoKitties was covered in Fortune, Bloomberg, and the BBC, accounting for roughly a quarter of the Ethereum network's traffic within a week of launch. ​

Director - Green Earth by Avalon Life
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Green Earth is making activism incentivized.  By using blockchain technology, Green Earth is able to break through the biggest challenges with investments and donations going into developing nations including; bureaucracy, misappropriation and transparency. The program aims to bring clear and transparent ownership of our planet's primeval forests to everyone, allowing the lands to remain protected. 

Counsel - Miller Thomson LLP
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Gal Smolar is a Canadian and Israeli qualified business lawyer at Miller Thomson. As a trusted advisor, Gal is dedicated to offering entrepreneur and investor clients' practical legal advice to help them solve real problems.

Gal has wide ranging technology experience gained from over 18 years of focusing on technology M&A, start-up financing, and licensing. He is regularly involved in transactions involving institutions implementing new technologies and software solutions disrupting traditional business models. He currently works with several blockchain technology related companies, including application companies and funds investing in cryptocurrencies. 

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Alternative Investments

Start Time

2018-04-04 3:30 PM

End Time

2018-04-04 4:30 PM

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British Columbia

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​Fairmont Waterfront 
900 Canada Place Way
Vancouver, BC


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EARLY BIRD FEE - until March 16, 2018
REGULAR FEE - applies after March 16, 2018

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