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What is the Milwaukee Blockchain Conference ?

The Milwaukee Blockchain Conference is a premier event for entrepreneurs and established companies to learn about the opportunities with blockchain technology and to connect with like-minded people. Co-hosted by Marquette Blockchain Lab and Northwestern Mutual at the Northwestern Mutual Tower on November 30th, 2018, this conference will bring together 300+ business leaders, entrepreneurs, and students.

With two interest-specific tracks, roundtable discussions and networking sessions, attendees will walk away with actionable knowledge of how to use blockchain to drive results, efficiency and transparency.








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Session Tracks

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    Blockchain is now becoming a reality across industries as diverse as insurance, healthcare, energy, finance and more. Enterprise attendees will explore blockchain technology for its potential to increase efficiency and reduce costs of business operations.

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    Entrepreneurship attendees will learn how blockchain technology is enabling innovative business models and creating opportunities for industry disruptions.


Conference Agenda

8:30 - 9:35 AM
Registration and Breakfast
9:30 - 9:50 AM
Keynote - Karl Gouverneur
10:00 – 10:20 AM
What's a Smart Contract?
Analyzing Blockchain Use-Cases
10:30 – 11:00 AM
Real Estate
Disrupting Crowdfunding
11:10 – 11:40 AM
Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
11:40 - 12:30 PM
12:30 - 12:50 PM
Keynote - Dr. Stephen Hollingshead
1:00 - 1:30 PM
How To Get a Job in Blockchain: WI Inno’s 25 under 25
1:45 - 2:00 PM
Social Impact
Digital Identities
8:30 - 9:35 AM
Roundtable Discussions, Live Podcast, Coffee Break
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Blockchain in Government
3:40 - 4:10 PM
Regulatory Uncertainty
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Closing Remarks
7:00 - 10:00 AM
After Party - Milwaukee Whiskey Bar

Roundtable sessions are available for conference participants; however, space is limited to the first 30 participants. Contact gabriella@marquetteblockchain.com to reserve your spot (You must have purchased a ticket to the conference to sign-up)



Founder and President of Triple Ten Consulting LLC |Roundtable Moderator|

CEO of ChangeInEx |Keynote Speaker|

Health Innovation Consulting |Blockchain in Healthcare|

Partner and Trial Lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP |Navigating Regulatory Uncertainty|

Chief Operating Officer at MYOB LLC |Evolution of Cryptocurrency|

VP/National Underwriter at Old Republic Title |Real Estate on the Blockchain|

Founder & President of GoGeddit Marketing & Media and host of "The GoGedders Podcast"

Deputy Secretary, Department of Financial Institutions – State of Wisconsin |Blockchain and Government Services|

Founding Partner of HealthChampion |Blockchain and Healthcare|

Co-Founder of Euphrates Group |Analyzing Blockchain Use-Cases|

Senior Blockchain Consultant at IBM |Blockchain in Healthcare|

Director of the Center for Real Estate at Marquette University |Blockchain Applications in Real Estate|

CEO and Founder of Hyper Innovation |Opportunities for Entrepreneurs|

Partner at Wipfli LLP |Auditing of the Future|

Chief Operating Officer at CoolMellon: CERES |Blockchain Applications in Commercial Banking|

Assurance Senior Manager, Technology and Blockchain |Auditing of the Future|

Data Science Specialist at Socialeads |What is a Smart Contract?|

Analyst at JST Systems |How to get a job in blockchain|

Chief Technology Officer at Turbadium |Blockchain Applications in Real Estate|

Lawyer and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic |Government Services|

Vice President of Digital Workplace, Corporate Solutions and Head of Digital Innovation at Northwestern Mutual |Keynote Speaker|

Managing Attorney of Gordon Law Group |Regulatory Uncertainty|

Vice President of Special Operations and Projects for GetSwift |Disrupting Crowdfunding|

Managing Partner at the Orsinger Law Group |Blockchain Applications in Commercial Banking|

Managing Partner at Digital Bridge Partners, LLC |Disrupting Crowdfunding|

President of Badger Blockchain |How to get a job in Blockchain|

Development Director of the Greater Milwaukee Committee | Blockchain and Social Impact |

Chief Engagement Officer for CULedger | Digital Identities |

Chief Financial Officer of Coinigy |Opportunities for Entrepreneurs, How to get a job in Blockchain |

Co-Founder & CEO at Euphrates Group |Analyzing Blockchain Use-Cases|

Co-Founder at Digital Asset Advisors |Disrupting Crowdfunding|

Founder of DocLaunch and Chain Tracks |Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Emerging Technology|

Attorney at Waller Landsen Dortch & Davis, LLP |Navigating Regulatory Uncertainty|

Senior Manager at Wipfli LLP | Blockchain Applications in Banking |

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Amazing Partners & Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

As a sponsor of the 2018 Milwaukee Blockchain Conference you will have direct access to business professionals and students that are driving the blockchain revolution. This is a unique opportunity to highlight your brand and make personal connections that will take your business to the next level.
With specially designed packages that allow for maximum visibility before, during, and after the event, there’s not a space as unique as the Milwaukee Blockchain Conference to showcase your business and leave a lasting impression.

2018 Conference Venue

The 2018 Milwaukee Blockchain Conference will be held at the iconic Northwestern Mutual Tower & Commons, featuring breathtaking views of the Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee skyline. Step outside the conference and you will find that the City of Milwaukee has something for everyone: world-class dining, hotel accommodations, shopping, and entertainment. No matter what you love to do, you’ll feel right at home doing it!

Tickets & Registration

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Student Tickets ($10)

All students with a valid .edu email address will receive discounted admission to the 2018 Milwaukee Blockchain Conference. For more information, please direct all inquiries to Gabriella Suliga at gabriella@marquetteblockchain.com


Volunteering if a great way to network while getting a behind-the-scenes look at the conference. If you would like to help out, please direct all inquiries to Gabriella Suliga at gabriella@marquetteblockchain.com

Group Rates

Registration discounts are available for groups of 10 attendees or more from the same organization. For more information, please direct all inquiries to Gabriella Suliga at gabriella@marquetteblockchain.com

Media Pass

Media outlet representatives interested in featuring the Milwaukee Blockchain Conference in your publication, radio or television program can contact Gabriella Suliga at gabriella@marquetteblockchain.com

Questions? Comments? Ideas?

Please direct all inquiries to Gabriella Suliga at gabriella@marquetteblockchain.com

The Marquette Blockchain Lab

The organizer of the Milwaukee Blockchain Conference is the Marquette Blockchain Lab. The organization is a student-run initiative that aims to establish Milwaukee as a national leader in blockchain education for the purpose of advancing implementation of distributed ledger solutions.
The members include Marquette University students, alumni and blockchain enthusiast from all educational and industrial backgrounds. They host a range of events and programs to promote blockchain education and innovation.

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