BlockchainConf: Atlanta Blockchain Conference For Developers?

BlockChainConf is a blockchain conference set for technical individuals within the crypto space specifically software engineers and developers working to leverage Blockchain’s decentralization. Different from other blockchain-themed meetings, BlockChainConf is looking to provide the attendees with the technical skills and tools necessary for blockchain development.

BlockchainConf Atlanta Agenda

BlockChainConf. Tech conference aims to eliminate bring in a new notion of blockchain going beyond the use of cryptocurrency and ICOs. The technical conference will arm attendees with the technical knowledge to help them build infrastructure and application on the decentralized blockchain. Key areas that the conference intends to focus on include:

Along with the blockchain presentations on different topics, BlockChainConf will also establish a full day workshop as part of their goal to bring hands-on experience to the event. The programming workshop will teach attendees about the basics of blockchain technology and software development. Leading topics for the seminar comprise of

  • Cryptocurrency on the blockchain
  • Digital signatures
  • Hashes
  • Merkel trees
  • Proof-of-Work
  • Blockchain transactions
  • Mining
  • Consensus mechanisms
  • Hyperledgers
  • Use cases of providers

Attendees of the workshop are to receive a certificate of completion based on the blockchain.


Conference Host

  • Melissa Davis- CEO, Elev8

Featured Speakers

  • Christopher Ferris- IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO Open Technology for IBM (Understanding Hyperledger Fabric)
  • Stephen Pair- CEO Bitpay (Will Blockchain Technology Replace the Database?)
  • Marley Gray- Principal Architect for the Azure Blockchain (Architect and Design of accurate Multi-Party Distributed Applications)
  • Nat Villasana- Software Engineer at Storj (Getting Started with Smart Contracts and Blockchain-related Tools)
  • Chris Matthieu- Computes, Inc. (Decentralized Cloud Computing)

Other Speakers

  • Fabian Gompf- Polkadot & Parity Substrate
  • Razi Rias- Improving Privacy in Blockchain using Homomorphic Encryption
  • Jovonni Pharr- Exposing a Customizable, Decentralized Cryptoeconomy as a Data Type
  • Timothy Summers- Applying the Hacker's Mindset to Create the Future's DAO
  • John Wolpert- Blockchain Technology 2020 Roadmap
  • Hunter Prendergast- The ABC's of Blockchain Crypto
  • Simi Hunjan- Speed, security, and fairness in apps
  • Jacek Materna- Source Code Management on Blockchain
  • Wes Hewatt- Running Blockchains on Public Cloud
  • Matthew May- Regulatory Update on Cryptocurrency
  • Pad Kankipati- Blockchain hands-on workshop
  • Jim Nasr- Blockchain for Healthcare and Pharma
  • Joanna Pawluk- How blockchain can shape the future of culture
  • Brian Wentzloff- Creating a truly decentralized Ethereum Dapp using IPFS
  • Kell Canty- Multi-Chain Transaction Harvesting and Analytics
  • Igor Artamonov- How blockchain technology can change IoT
  • Taggart Bowen-Gaddy- Organizing your Web3 Dapp using Modern React Practices
  • Brian Platz- Distributed Data in the Blockchain World
  • James Barry- Blockchain 101
  • Phil Mesnier- A developer's view of EOSIO
  • Angeleen Wilson- Pick your Blockchain Protocol
  • Michael Tidwell- Be Creative and Build Something Now!
  • Alex Leitner- Getting Started with Smart Contracts and Blockchain-related Tools
  • Nat Villasana- Getting Started with Smart Contracts and Blockchain-related Tools
  • Stephen Pair- How Blockchain is disrupting database technology

How To Get Involved With BlockChainConf

Ticketing And Registration

Registration for individuals is $645 with an early bird discount available at $545. For the price, the conference package will be inclusive of breakfast, lunch, raffle entry, access to after parties, free t-shirt, parking and more. That is non-inclusive of the workshop conference. Group attendees will be charged $495 not including the workshop also. Enthusiast looking to attend both the meeting and workshop would have to part with $720.


  • Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA


  • Start- September 5, 2018(8:00 am)
  • End- September 7, 2018(5:00 pm)

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