Blockchain & Infrastructure

Building Blockchain for Government

September 29 & 30, 2022, Washington D.C.
@ The National Press Club

Brought to you by Brock Pierce


Brian Cavanaugh

    • The White House (former)
      • US National Security Council Member for Presidents Trump & Biden
      • Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy
    • U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, Executive Director for Strategic Planning, and Integration
    • American Global Strategies, Senior Vice President


Dino Cataldo Dell’Accio

    • United Nations
      • Chief Information Officer, Joint Staff Pension Fund
      • Digital Transformation Working Group Chairman
    • Government Blockchain Association
      • Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) Lead Assessor


Brock Pierce

    • Pioneer, Investor, and Philanthropist
    • Co-Founder of & Blockchain Capital
    • Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation
    • Name by Forbes as one of the top 20 wealthiest people in cryptocurrency

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    Carole House

      • The White House (former)
        • Member, National Security Council
        • Director of Cybersecurity & Secure Digital Innovation
        • Participated in drafting the Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets



    Funding Blockchain Projects

    • US House of Representatives, Executive Director, Future Forum – Mr. Bill Rockwood
    • 5ire Chain ($1.5 Billion Valuation), Co-Founder – Ms. Vilma Mattila
    • National Science Foundation, Director, Translational Programs – Dr. Barry Johnson
    • World Business Angel Investment Forum, President, US Office – Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes

      The State of Blockchain & the Law

      • Government Blockchain Association, Director of Training Programs – Eric Lance Guthrie, Esq.
      • U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Attorney – Kevin Lowell
      • Jurat Blockchains, Chief Executive Officer – Mike Kanovitz
      • Rome Blockchain Labs, Co-Founder – Alexander Szul
      • Cryptolitics, CEO – Nabeel Malik

      Resilient Election Systems

      • US Election Assistance Commission, Commissioner – Donald Palmer
      • Jackson County (Oregon) Clerk, Christine Walker
      • Utah County, Commissioner – Amelia Powers Gardner
      • Everscale Network, Founder – Eugene Morozov
      • Voatz, CEO – Nimit Sawhney

      Blockchain Infrastructure Use Cases

      • NASA, Cyber Security – Bert Gillem
      • Penn State University, Professor & Supply Chain Management Coordinator – Justin Goldston
      • American Tire Distributors, VP Commercialization, Sustainable Ecosystems – Rak-Joon Choi
      • Simba Chain, Sr. Director Civilian Federal Government, Victoria Adams

        Resilient & Secure Health Systems

        • Equideum Health (formerly ConsenSys Health), Founder & CEO – Heather Flannery – Moderator
        • BurstIQ, CEO –
        • GenesisTMG, CEO – Ellen Crayton
        • Solve.Care Foundation, CEO – Pradeep Goel

        Information & Data Integrity

        • NIRA, Chief Architect – Wen Zhu
        • ClearCellular, Founder & Chairman- Michael Proper
        • Utah County, County Commissioner – Amelia Powers Gardner
          Parlement Technologies, Inc., CEO – George Farmer

          Selecting Blockchain Platforms

          • Oracle, Executive Program Director, Govt and Education – Sandy Barsky
          • Upheaval, CEO, David Iseminger

          Resilient Transportation Systems

          • GBA, Executive Director – Gerard Dache
          • Smart Florida, Vice Chairman – Silvio Pupo-Casco
          • Principality of Liechtenstein, Director, National Road Office – Dr. Otto Frommelt

                Resilient Energy & Utility Grids

                • Powerledger, Busines Development Executive – John Hansen
                • Taqanal Energy, CEO – Mohan Satyaranjan
                •, CEO – Tony Salazar
                • Colo, COO – Michael Mazur
                • Althea, CEO – Deborah Simpier

                  Censorship Resistant Communications

                  • Althea, Chief Executive Officer – Deborah Simpier
                  • ClearCellular, Founder & Chairman- Michael Proper
                  • Parler, Chief Executive Officer – George Farmer
                  • UBTS International Corp. (Telcom), Chief Executive Officer – Armand Gaetan NGUETI

                  Building & Maturing Blockchain Solutions

                  • Fairrer Samani Group, CEO – Dr. Jeannice Fairrer Samani
                  • Rewired One, COO – Torben Anderson
                  • GBA Mexico Chapter Leader, Alejandro Mandujano

                  Securing IT Supply Chains

                  • GBA, Chairman – Bryant Neilson
                  • Everscale Academy, Founder – Eugene Morozov
                  • Dito Web, Cloud Fellow – Kevin McGrail
                  • Foundation, CEO – Pradeep Goel
                  (Art credit: ‘Stop the Traffic’ Acrylic on canvas by Kylo Hemmingway)