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Charles Hoskinson to Serve as Keynote for Blockchain Conference

Updated: Sep 26, 2021

Cryptocurrency expert Charles Hoskinson — founder of Cardano (ADA cryptocurrency), founder of IOHK, and former co-founder of Ethereum — will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Blockchain for Business Conference, hosted by the Blockchain Center of Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the U of A.

The 2021 Blockchain for Business Conference is a free, online event taking place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CT Friday, Oct. 8. Students, executives, industry practitioners, and academics from all over the world, as well as those located in Northwest Arkansas, are invited to attend. Register now.

Learn from experts on topics such as enterprise leadership, sustainable supply chains, decentralized finance, tokenization, scalable system architecture, inclusive design, food and drug safety, digital health passes, and more from companies and researchers focused on blockchain-enabled technology and digital ecosystems.

Hoskinson is a Colorado-based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado Boulder to study analytic number theory before moving into cryptography through industry exposure.

His professional experience includes founding three cryptocurrency-related start-ups — Invictus Innovations, Ethereum, and IOHK — and he has held a variety of posts in both the public and private sectors. He was the founding chairman of...

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