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WEF Davos 2019

January 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CET

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is the only yearly gathering that brings together leaders of global society. The heads and members of more than 100 governments, top executives of the 1,000 foremost global companies, leaders of international organizations and relevant non-governmental organizations, the most prominent cultural, societal and thought leaders, and the disruptive voices of the Forum’s Young Global Leaders, Global Shapers and Technology Pioneers come together at the beginning of each year to define priorities and shape global, industry and regional agendas.

Hyperledger’s Executive Director, Brian Behlendorf will be participating in speaking at the event including:

Tuesday Jan 22:
8:30am PANEL: Tradeshift – At the edge of centralization
Has centralization reached the edge of its potential? Everywhere we are looking, decentralized models are gaining territory where centralized structures and approaches have ruled. This is impacting the fundamental structures of enterprises – their financial supply chains, their spend, trust, access to market and access to finance, how products are created, distribution and demand, funding models and internal organisation.
9:30am 5 minute lightning talk at MIT/TCS event http://blockchaininaction.org/
11am – PANEL: Where is blockchain headed in 2019?
A Conversation with Blockchain Leaders
– Joseph Lubin, Co-Founder of Ethereum and Founder, ConsenSys
– Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger Foundation
– Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple
– Robert Hackett, Senior Writer, Fortune Magazine (moderator)
Consensys Ethereal Lounge
Promenade 63
Davos, Switzerland


January 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am CET
January 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm CET
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