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Event Dec 19, 2018

Understanding Blockchain Smart Contracts & Diversity in Blockchain

  • New York

Shearman & Sterling and Diversity in Blockchain are hosting a two-part program featuring Blockmatics co-founder Dr. Solomon Lederer, who will discuss the basics of blockchain smart contracts. Dr. Lederer has been teaching about blockchain and Ethereum for three years and recently co-authored Blockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law, and Technology Solutions.

Afterward, Global Head of Financial Services and FinTech Donna Parisi will moderate a panel on diversity in blockchain and what it takes to provide open and inclusive opportunities in the blockchain industry. The panelists are Shawnna Hoffman, IBM Global Cognitive Legal Co-Leader, Watson AI & Quantum Computing; Anna Ashurov, Vice President at Goldman Sachs; Susan Joseph, B3i North American Representative; and Joshua Ashley Klayman, Founder & CEO, Klayman LLC & Inflection Point Blockchain Advisors.

The event will take place on Wednesday, December 19 at 4:00 pm ET at Shearman & Sterling’s New York office, and is open to lawyers, executives, hobbyists, coders and anyone interested in blockchain. This program has been approved for newly admitted and experienced lawyers, and attendees will receive approximately 1.0 New York Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias credits and 1.0 California Elimination of Bias credits. Seating for this event is limited. Please register at your earliest convenience.

Register for Understanding Blockchain Smart Contracts.