Beer, Bagels & Blockchain

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The future is decentralized, and it's already begun. Join us for a state of the union on the decentralization movement! Now that initial pilots are here, what are next steps? We will connect audiences from San Francisco, Swisspost Bern, Trustsquare, and Crypto Valley through live-feeds for a truly international dialogue on the state of blockchain. We welcome you for Coffee & Bagels at 9am in San Francisco while we virtually connect with specialists from Switzerland’s Crypto Valley (drinking beer at 5pm, Swiss time). We will research two main questions:

How do the hotbeds of blockchain innovation differ? This decentralized movement asks for a multi-national multi-directional conversation, and we are providing an open channel between Switzerland and Silicon Valley.
How is academia thinking differently than VCs? We bring both to the table.

The keynote and panels include a virtual 5 minute Q&A from a global audience in San Francisco, Swisspost Bern, Trustsquare/UZH, and the Crypto Valley Association. 
8:00 - 8:05 am San Francisco (5pm Switzerland) — introduction 8:05 - 8:25 am San Francisco (5:05 - 5:25pm Switzerland) — keynote on “State of Blockchain in Switzerland”, Ralf Kubli, Lakeside Partners, Blockchain Association Switzerland8:25 - 8:45 am San Francisco (5:25 - 5:45pm Switzerland) — Panel on “A decentralized technological approach vs. an increasing globally inter-connected economy”, Trustsquare/University of Zurich 8:45 - 9:00 am San Francisco (5:45 - 6:00pm Switzerland) — Fireside chat about “Blockchain Startups in Silicon Valley” with swissnex SF.9:00 - 10:00am San Francisco —networking (with bagels for San Francisco)
Speakers TBA. 

Photo: Bagel by Ruocaled, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr.


  1. swissnex Pier 17, Suite 800, San Francisco, CA