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Friday, November 13 • 15:00 - 15:30
Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Technologies

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First Meeting of the Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Technology (COALA)

13 November, 15:00-15:30


The rapid emergence of blockchain technologies, often compared to the rise of the early Internet, presents revolutionary opportunities and challenges to the future of modern society as we face the 21st century world of ubiquitous connectivity, decentralized networks and interconnected devices. Many legislators around the globe are currently scrutinising the opportunity to elaborate and adopt legislation on blockchain technologies such as Bitcoin, most notably.

The first meeting of the Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Technology will foster a reflection on the emerging challenges raised and faced by these new technologies, so as to better under the current regulatory debate and ideally elaborate a concrete set of guidelines for regulators and policy-makers.

After a short presentation of the newly created Dynamic Coalation on Blockchain Technology, and a description of the work which has already been done under the framework of the global Coalition on Automated Legal Applications (http://coala.global), Primavera De Filippi (Harvard / CNRS) and Constance Choi (SevenAdvisory) will moderate an interactive discussion with the audience, with a view to identify what are the most pressing issues and regulatory concerns that should be tacked in the short-term. Everyone will be given an opportunity to speak and contribute to the discussion, and all intervention will be taken into account in order to elaborate the roadmap for the Dynamic Coalition.


Meeting Agenda

15:00 - 15:05    Introduction to COALA and the Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Technology

15:05 - 15:20    Open and interactive discussion with the audience

15:20 - 15:30    Elaboration of the roadmap for the Dynamic Coalition

Session Organizers
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Primavera de Filippi

CNRS / Harvard / Backfeed
Primavera De Filippi is a postdoctoral researcher at the CERSA / CNRS / Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas). She is currently a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, where she is investigating the legal challenges of “governance-by-design” in online distibuted architectures, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum etc. She is also a co-founder and Chief Alchemist at Backfeed, a... Read More →

Friday November 13, 2015 15:00 - 15:30
Workshop Room 3

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