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Wednesday, September 2 • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Dallas Blockchain Pioneers - The Growth of a Community

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Since the early days of Bitcoin, Dallas has been host to a community of enthusiasts eager to understand and discuss the potential of blockchain technology. This community has evolved and grown to cover the entire DFW metroplex made up of many different groups and organizations. In this discussion, hear the story of this community’s history and how it plans to continue to grow and organize in the future so that Dallas can take an even more active role in making Texas a blockchain-friendly for entrepreneurs.

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Lacey Shrum

Founder, Smart Kx and Attorney, Vela Wood
Being an attorney and entrepreneur focused on blockchain technology allows Lacey to serve clients in a unique blend of law and tech. Where the rules for this technology can be convoluted, discreet, or unapparent, Lacey is able to identify and understand issues from both a founder’s... Read More →
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Stephen Ellis

Former Director, NTBA
Stephen has 10 years of experience in research strategy and the application of emerging technologies for investors and enterprises. Stephen is the former Director of the North Texas Blockchain Alliance where he led the cultivation of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency competencies... Read More →
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Lee Bratcher

Professor, DBU
Lee Bratcher is the Executive Director for the Institute of Global Engagement at Dallas Baptist University as well as a faculty member teaching international relations and blockchain courses. Lee received a blockchain instructors certification from IBM and researches blockchain solutions... Read More →

Wednesday September 2, 2020 2:45pm - 3:30pm CDT
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