31 May '16, 8pm

R3 Meets Obama Advisors at DC Blockchain Event

R3 Meets Obama Advisors at DC Blockchain Event

Advisors to US President Barack Obama hosted distributed ledger banking consortium R3CEV and three other bitcoin and blockchain industry representatives at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC earlier this month. Participating in the event were R3 managing director Tim Grant; Jerry Brito, executive director of non-profit advocacy group Coin Center; Joseph Bonneau, a researcher for the Applied Crypto Group at Stanford University; and Simon Johnson, professor of entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management. For over an hour on 20th May, the panel gave an overview of the technology to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, answering questions about its current and potential impact on the US economy. In conversation with CoinDesk, Grant said the event showcases how the President’s technology advisors want to stay informed on bloc...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/r3-obama-advisors-white-house-blo...

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