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Blockchain for Social Justice Conference
June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The conference organizers are a collective of social justice-minded individuals from various sectors coming together to support the development of blockchain projects to support equity, accessibility and innovation in the blockchain ecosystem for historically marginalized communities.
Join them for a day-long conference on blockchain technology, cryptocurrency and their applications to social justice issues. The organizers will also be giving away prizes, building community and launching projects on sight!
The purpose of this conference is to support community advocates, social workers and policymakers in understanding blockchain technology and its potential use cases to address critical issues. The conference will include multiple breakout sessions and a design lab for participants to apply their newfound blockchain knowledge to social justice issues to develop projects.
10:00: Registration Opens
10:30: Opening Plenary
11:00: What is Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
12:00: Intro 101: Wallets, coins and more
2:00-4:30: Building your own blockchain
4:30: Prizes Awarded