Published on April 5th, 2016 | by bitcoin0
Consensus 2016- Governor to Discuss Delaware Blockchain Initiative
CoinDesk today announced that Delaware Governor Jack Markell will deliver the opening keynote for Consensus 2016, its 2nd annual blockchain technology summit, which will be held May 2–4, 2016, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Governor Markell will give a special presentation unveiling for the first time details surrounding “The Delaware Blockchain Initiative”, which includes projects designed to draw new blockchain technology businesses to the state.
Mark Smith, CEO of Symbiont, said:
“The Delaware Blockchain Initiative presents a practical opportunity for the state to demonstrate its leadership by unleashing the potential of blockchain technology and smart contracts across both the public and private sectors.”
Marco Santori, a partner at Pillsbury and lead of the firm’s blockchain practice, added, “This will be a historic development in the course of blockchain technology.
“We are honored to host Governor Markell and all of his collaborators on the Delaware Blockchain Initiative, who have shown such foresight and leadership in embracing blockchain technology’s potential to simplify public and private record-keeping,” said Ryan Selkis, CoinDesk’s team lead.