1. Moscone West

From blockchain to distributed ledger to self-sovereign identity, this panel will shed light on technology and governance concepts around blockchain-based identity. This panel will explore the business, legal and technical issues that sit in the messy space between blockchain technology’s promise and its current reality to gain a better understanding of blockchain’s ability to solve real-world needs.

Learning Objectives:
1: Understand what blockchain-based identity means in practice.
2: Explore applied research to break through preconceptions.
3: Separate blockchain-based identity promise from reality to reduce uncertainty toward adoption.

Pre-Requisites:
Identity management basic concepts must be understood. Blockchain and distributed ledger concepts must be understood. Governance, risk and compliance practices for information assurance should be understood.

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