A not-for-profit organization CKR Charitable Foundation is going to encourage women to take part in the blockchain industry. For that a special conference titled Women on the Block will take place at the start of Blockchain Week NYC on May 13 with all proceeds to be donated to support women in technology. The venue is going to be The Williamsburg Hotel.
Featuring women-experts in the blockchain community was made to highlight the contributions of women across the industry worldwide. The agenda of the event is as follows:
10:30 AM Registration & Mother's Day Brunch
11:00 AM Welcome Remarks
11:10 AM Keynote: Building Blocks - What is Blockchain?
11:30 AM Panel: Blockchain Use Cases & Studies
12:10 PM Keynote: Closing the Gap between Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Adoption
12:30 PM Panel: Launching a Blockchain Startup
1:00 PM Panel: Investing in Blockchain
1:30 PM Coffee Break
1:45 PM Performance
2:00 PM Keynote: Blockchain Challenges and Opportunities: the View from the European Parliament
2:20 PM Panel: Word of Law - Blockchain Law & Regulations
3:00 PM Panel: Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts
3:40 PM Keynote: Being the Change - The Story of the Wyoming Blockchain Bills in the Equality State
4:00 PM Panel: Blockchain Innovation Globally
4:40 PM Panel: Blockchain in Humanitarian and Economic Development
5:15 PM Panel: Chain Reactions - Blockchain Communities
5:45 PM Closing Remarks
6:00 PM Microsoft Awards
6:15 PM Cocktail Party
More details about the event can be found here.