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Schedule | Pantera Blockchain Summit

Pantera Blockchain Summit

Summit Schedule

Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Monday, October 21

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Fireside Chat: Dan Morehead (CEO, Pantera Capital) and J. Christopher Giancarlo (former CFTC Chairman), Ritz‑Carlton, San Francisco

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Cocktail Reception, Ritz‑Carlton, San Francisco

Tuesday, October 22

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast, Gallery I, Level I

9:00 AM – 9:35 AM

Opening Remarks: Dan Morehead (CEO, Pantera Capital), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

9:40 AM – 10:05 AM

Wences Cesares (CEO, Xapo), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

10:05 AM – 10:20 AM


10:20 AM – 10:45 AM

Brendan Eich (CEO, Brave), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

10:50 AM – 11:30 AM

Building Finance 2.0: Ethan Beard (SVP, Ripple Xpring), Thomas Chippas (CEO, ErisX), Michael Dunworth (CEO, Wyre), Tyler Spalding (Co-founder, Flexa), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM

Adam White (COO, Bakkt), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch, The Terrace Courtyard, Level II

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM

Solving for Scalability: Mo Dong (CEO, Celer), Ed Felten (Co-founder, Arbitrum), Uri Klarman (CEO, bloXroute), Uri Kolodny (CEO, StarkWare), Joey Krug (Co-CIO, Pantera Capital), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

2:15 PM – 2:40 PM

Mike Belshe (CEO, BitGo), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

2:40 PM – 2:55 PM


3:00 PM – 3:40 PM

Enabling New Applications: Will Warren (CEO, 0x), Matthew Liu (CEO, Origin Protocol), Nikil Viswanathan (CEO, Alchemy), Eric Tang (CTO, Livepeer), Paul Veradittakit (Partner, Pantera Capital), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

3:45 PM – 4:10 PM

Jeremy Allaire (CEO, Circle), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

4:10 PM – 4:25 PM


4:25 PM – 5:05 PM

Developing Blockchain Infrastructure: Jesse Clayburgh (Protocol Labs, FileCoin), Zaki Manian (Head of Research, Tendermint), Dawn Song (CEO, Oasis Labs), Galen Wolfe-Pauly (CEO, Urbit), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

5:10 PM – 5:35 PM

Nick Szabo (Cryptocurrency & Smart Contracts Researcher), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

5:35 PM – 5:45 PM

Closing Remarks: Dan Morehead (CEO, Pantera Capital), The Ritz‑Carlton Ballroom, Level I

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cocktail Buffet, The Terrace Courtyard, Level II

8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Evening Activities: Poker Tournament, Crypto Art, and Whiskey & Cocktail Tastings, The Ritz‑Carlton, San Francisco