The first US-China blockchain conference intends to “set the tone for the future of blockchain.”

The first conference to feature an alliance between two major powerhouses in the blockchain industry—China and the US—is set to transpire on January 26, 2018 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The Blockchain Connect Conference is expecting over a thousand blockchain professionals to discuss the industry moving forward, comprised of developers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and investors.

Organized by SV Insight, Draper Dragon, ConsenSys, DHVC, and Bodhi, the event called Blockchain Technology Evolution in US and China features notable speakers including DFJ and Draper founding partner Tim Draper, Litecoin CEO Charlie Lee, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse, and several other industry heavyweights from different countries.

According to the event’s website, the event is looking to “set the tone for the future of Blockchain.”

“China and the US are the two powerhouses in the fast-moving blockchain space. It is critical to understand the Chinese perspective to understand where Blockchain is headed.

The Blockchain Connect Conference is the first US-China blockchain conference and will set the tone for the future of Blockchain.

The Blockchain Connect Conference will be held in San Francisco on Jan 26, 2018, bringing together over 1000 scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and developers from all over the world for a day of blockchain discussion.”

Speakers will be tackling critical issues surrounding the progression of blockchain technology such as powering an entire country with blockchains, scaling, its role in healthcare and finance, and trends. A research by Chinese cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform Huobi is also set to be released that supposedly studied over 10,000 whitepapers.

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