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Invited Speakers & Panelists

Day 1

Invited Speakers

Professor Andreas Veneris

Connaught Scholar and Professor at the University of Toronto

Dr. Shin'ichiro Matsuo

Research Professor, Department of Computer Science, Georgetown University Cyber SMART Director, and Lead Researcher, Blockchain Eco-System

Mahsa Moosavi

Ph.D. candidate at the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering

Dr. Jeremy Clark

Associate Professor, Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering

BTS 2021 Chair

Artemij Voskobojnikov

Ph.D. candidate at the University of British Columbia

Day 1


Greg Hagen

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary

Andy Leung

Co-Founder & CTO at Aquanow

Andreas Park

Associate Professor of Management, Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto

Alfred lehar 

 Associate Professor, University of Calgary

Day 2

Invited Speakers

Michael Cholod

Michael Cholod is the co-founder and Chief Executive Decentralist of Manyone

Mike Brown

Director of Innovation within ATB Financial

Gregory Sandstrom

Managing editor of the TIM Review, Carleton University

Tatsuya Kurosaka

President and Chief Executive Officer of Kuwadate Incorporated

Day 2


Mathieu Glaude

Chief Executive Officer of Northern Block

Doug Heintzmann

VP, Sovereign and Insolar

Chetan Phull

Associate Lawyer  Cybersecurity, Technology and Data Management Law | Deloitte Legal Canada LLP

Darrell O’Donnell

Strategy & Technology Advisor

Day 3

Invited Speakers

Noelannah Neubauer

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Health at the University of Waterloo

Robert Fraser

President and CEO, Molecular You

Mark P. Martz, PhD

Director of the Arizona Center for Tobacco Cessation & Assistant Professor University of Arizona

Barbie Singla

 Product Manager, Molecular You 

Day 3


Evgueni Loukipoudis

Chief Technology Officer, Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster

Dr. Chang Lu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia

Lucy Yang

Co-Chair, COVID-19 Credentials Initiative

Dr. Mohan Tanniru

Professor in the Division of Public Health Practice and Translational Research in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, U of Arizona, Tucson/Phoenix

Day 4

Invited Speakers

Mohamad Sadegh Sangari 

Researcher, Cybersecurity Research Lab (CRL) at Ryerson University

Dr. Atefeh Mashatan

Founder and director of the Cybersecurity Research Lab (CRL) at Ryerson University

BTS 2021 Chair

John Steen

 EY Distinguished Scholar in Global Mining Futures at the University of British Columbia and Director of the Bradshaw Research Initiative in Minerals and Mining (BRIMM)


Blockchain Arago

Day 4


Henry Kim

Associate Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; Co-Director, BlockchainLab

Patrick Mandic

CEO, Mavennet 

Erik Valiquette

Canadian Blockchain Supply Chain Association

Paul Horbal

Partner at Bereskin & Parr LLP