State of Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology
The day’s proceedings were kicked off by Garrick Hileman, a CoinDesk analyst and economic historian at the prestigious London School of Economics, who shared his findings about the current state of bitcoin and blockchain technology with over 500 attendees.
The Future of Innovation on the Blockchain
The subsequent panel attempted to discern the future of bitcoin and blockchain technologies and their biggest challenges. It was led by Emin Gun Sirer of Cornell University and included Adam Ludwin, of
Law Enforcement on the Blockchain
Bitcoin’s Path to Mass Adoption
Visa’s Downing commented that the path to bitcoin’s mainstream adoption was inherently linked to finding a viable technological use for the digital currency.
A $1.6 Quadrillion Opportunity
During the next panel, which looked at ways in which blockchain technology could potentially revolutionise clearing and settlement, former Wall Street executive Blythe Masters pointed out the main “pain points” currently facing the financial industry.
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