Blockchain: Apps and Ideas

The participants in the Blockchain National Forum represent a variety of libraries, information organizations, and related corporations.  They bring expertise and understanding of the ways that blockchain technology could or should not be used by the information professions.

Each of the participants provided an Executive Summary that captures their ideas for the application of blockchain technology.  They will discuss their views at the upcoming National Forum on Monday, August 6.  It will be live-streamed from 9 am – 5 pm PT at this link: Blockchain National Forum LiveStream Link  

Viewers of the LiveStream event will be able to participate by sending in questions and comments to the online site.

  1. Nader Afzalan – Urban Footprint Link
  2. Dan Blackaby – Cornell University – Link
  3. John Bracken – DPLA – Link
  4. Todd Carpenter – NISO – Link
  5. Frank Cervone – University of Illinois at Chicago – Link
  6. May Chang – University of Cincinnati – Link
  7. Caroline Coward – NASA – Link
  8. Eli Edwards – Santa Clara University – Link
  9. Miguel Figueroa – ALA Center for the Future of Libraries – Link
  10. Toby Greenwalt – Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Link
  11. Jason Griffey – Evenly Distributed and Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University – Link
  12. M. Ryan Hess – Palo Alto City Library – Link
  13. Darra Hofman – University of British Columbia – Link
  14. Amy Jiang – University of Laverne – Link
  15. Bohyun Kim – ALA LITA President – Link
  16. Alexandra Lederman – The New School – Link
  17. Chris Martin – King County Library System – Link
  18. Annie Norman – Delaware State Library – Link
  19. MacKenzie Smith – UC Davis – Link
  20. Link Swanson – University of Minnesota – Link
  21. Tim Thompson – Yale University – Link
  22. Christinger Tomer – University of Pittsburgh – Link
  23. Alex Voto – ConsenSys – Link
  24. Yao Zhang – Kent State University – Link

 

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