Wyoming Blockchain Stampede | September 23 – October 24, 2020
August 27, 2020
The third annual Wyoming Blockchain Stampede comprises six free virtual events, covering three main blockchain themes – Sources, Impact, and Implementation – that look to unite worldwide participants with thought leaders, legislators and changemakers at the forefront of major impacts to the world’s future in blockchain technology.
- College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) Department of Computer Science
- College of Business (COB)
- College of Law (COL)
- College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (CANR)
The Wyoming Blockchain Stampede events will include:
The Select Committee’s public meeting September 23 and 24, to draft legislation and take stakeholder input. The public is welcome and encouraged to offer comments for the committee for their consideration.
The Sandcastle Invitational on September 24, a startup qualifier competition, seeking the best and most promising blockchain, AI, and other technology startups to compete in Laramie and then Dubai for the Sandcastle Challenge finale.
The all-day Stampede Law Conference on September 25, to educate, leverage, and frame the benefits of what twenty new laws have to offer and the issues still to be tackled. Nine hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits will be available (6-General, 3-Ethics) from the conference.
The month-long virtual WyoHackathon, an event for software developers, from September 25 – October 24.
Hand-in-hand with the WyoHackathon will be the Stampede Developers Conference from September 25 – October 24, featuring technical speakers and workshops to help attendees prepare for the WyoHackathon Challenges and to introduce new technologies, concepts, and emerging standards.
The Stampede Business Conference on September 26, will feature speakers and workshops helping attendees understand the Wyoming legislative environment, the business opportunities presented by digital technologies like blockchain, and how these technologies will attain impact in Wyoming and the worldwide economy.
All events will take place remotely in the virtual reality environment produced from the University of Wyoming
Conference speakers include:
- Tim Draper, Draper Associates
- Caitlin Long, Founder & CEO, Avanti Financial Group
- Mark Gordon, Governor of Wyoming
- Tyler Lindholm, Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
- Bryan Bishop, CTO at Avanti Financial Group
- Scott Stornetta, Chief Scientist at Yugen Partners