Title: How the Blockchain can Revolutionize Law
Speakers: Oliver Goodenough
Date: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Track: Trends in the Profession
Attendee Profile: Everyone
An early Bitcoin proponent and one of many suspected creators, a man named Nick Szabo, is…wait for it…a lawyer. Blockchain, the technology that underlies and that many see as the main innovation of BitCoin, is designed to solve key societal problems such as trust, authenticity, and access through lower cost. Many of the same questions that law is designed to solve. Come hear how the blockchain could revolutionize everything from finance to identity to intellectual property rights.