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Upcoming and Previous Appearances
CSA Congress “The Blockchain Revealed” - Tuesday December 11th from 2:20 – 3:05 PM.
At the premie gathering for IT executives and experts, Debbie will be dissecting the different facets of blockchain technology and how cloud technology interacts with blockchain tech.
Somerco Trade Fair - Monday, Oct. 29
Debbie will be attending the Somerco Trade Fair and interacting with exhibitors and discussing the utility and features of blockchain technology with fellow innovators and executives.
Orlando Blockchain Conference - panel - Sat., Oct. 13 - The Abbey, Orlando
Debbie, along with a series of other professionals in the space, will be discussing blockchain technology and its use cases in today's business environment, as well any potential future uses.
Future of Blockchain - Friday, Oct. 12
Debbie will be speaking about the potential for blockchain and distributed ledger technology and how this potential can be realized by companies of all backgrounds.
Blockchain East - Monday, October 8 (workshop A at 9 am) and Wednesday, October 10 (panel at 2:15)
Debbie will be hosting interactive workshops that are geared towards teaching non-technical executives the ins and outs of blockchain technology and how it can help their businesses.
East Meets West - Wednesday, Sept 26
Debbie, along with several other blockchain/industry experts, will be speaking about how regulatory technology can be implemented and discussed in both the United States and abroad.
MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference - Monday, Sept. 17
Debbie, along with several other blockchain/industry experts, will be speaking about the new Regtech emerging technologies and how this technology factors into company compliance.
Blockchain Meetup - Wed. Sept. 12
Debbie will be leading an open meeting discussing how blockchain technology can/will be implemented in the business arena. The core technology behind blockchain functionality and the applicability of blockchain will be discussed.
Demystifying Blockchain in Real Estate, Title and the Law - September 7, 2018 - Des Moines
Debbie will be leading a session at the Iowa Housing Conference addressing blockchain use in real estate, mortgage and the law, discussing compliance, audit and regulatory schemas, giving examples of use cases and a general overall understanding of blockchain in the housing ecosystem.
Blockchain and Mortgages: Beyond theory and into practice - where are we today? - June 21, 2018 - Dallas
Debbie facilitated this session which discussed who is leading the mortgage industry implementing blockchain technology and which companies were not yet ready to utilize it. Participants learned about the specifics of how blockchain is being implemented, why organizations might hesitate to deploy it, which types of companies stand to benefit the most, and the steps the industry needs to take in order for blockchain to become a reality.
Tampa Bay Association of Financial Professionals - June 15, 2018 - Tampa
Debbie led a session on Demystifying Blockchain: The Most Important Details Finance Professionals Need to Know.
What Managers Need to Know: The Next Generation of Investment Manager - June 5, 2018 - New York
This panel included speakers, including Debbie, in a dynamic discussion about the impact of digitization and blockchain on investment management and funds, including how new product innovation will shape managers' strategies in the upcoming years.
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in the Accounting World - May 24, 2018 - New Jersey
Debbie, along with two attornies from Winston Strawn, was featured in a special panel discussing the effect of blockchain and cryptocurrencies in the realm of accounting and taxation for an annual training conducted by a prominent accounting firm.
Utilizing Blockchain the Title Industry - May 19, 2018 - Miami
Debbie was the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of a significant title underwriter, discussing how blockchain, ICOs and cryptocurrencies are having an effect on real estate, lending, title and land records.
Blockchain Nation - Legal Panel - April 25-26 2018 - Miami
Debbie was the moderator a panel comprised of leading attorneys at Blockchain Nation, an event organized by Crypto World Journal. This conference provided a unique platform to learn about the latest trends, gain insight on the future of regulation with thousands of attendees.
LendIt FinTech- BlockFin Summit - April 8-11 2018 - San Francisco
Debbie was a speaker on a panel discussing the future of global regulatory developments and the implications for cryptocurrency/blockchain organizations.
A Fireside Chat with Marco Santori – President and Chief Legal Officer of Blockchain
Moderated by Debbie Hoffman
Marco Santorini is one of the most well-recognized legal thought leaders on this technology. He is the author of the SAFT model for ICOs. He recently left private practice and crossed over into our in-house way of life where he will inevitably continue to lead the way as the President and General Counsel of Blockchain. He discussed the past, present and future of blockchain technology and how cryptocurrency has the potential to both empower individuals and entities and open up options in financing. He talked about how blockchain is being utilized in various enterprises as they transform their operational models. Santori gave his thoughts about the complicated and ever-volatile regulatory climate, which is currently facing ICOs.
Blockchain West - ICO Founder Panel: Tips from ICO Founders Who've Been There and Done That - March 28, 2018 - San Francisco
Debbie moderated a panel of founders of firms who have already fundraised successfully with an ICO. Insights included:
- Fundraising and marketing your ICO
- How can you ensure regulatory compliance?
- White Papers, minimum viable products, series A funding and the importance of teams.
- Pitfalls and mistakes - what have these founders learned?
- Busting the myths around token sales.
- What are the different approaches to ICOs in different global regions?
Five Star FinTech Summit - March 22, 2018 - Nashville
Debbie Hoffman spoke on a panel about security and regulations in blockchain at the inaugural Five Star FinTech summit servicing as a springboard for the mortgage industry.
International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) - Understanding the Value of Cloud Services and Blockchain - March 9, 2018
The session featured Debbie Hoffman in discussing blockchain in the context of digital storage solutions at the Orlando conference.
The Master's Conference - Legal Technology Might Not Be Your First Rodeo. Learn How to Rope In The Changing World Of Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Firm Management - February 28, 2018
Debbie Hoffman was a featured speaker at the next Master's Conference in Dallas, TX where the panel discussed the role of blockchain in legal tech firm and e-discovery.
The Blockchain Event: ICOs - The Next Wave of Investing - February 16, 2016
Debbie Hoffman will participate in a panel which will discuss how the rise of digital currencies has given rise to a new financing method, Initial Coin Offerings and the various factors, including regulations, will impact ICOs going forward.
D10e - Exploring the Future of FinTech, ICOs, Blockchain, Sharing Economy, Future of Work & Disruptive Culture - January 29, 2018
Debbie Hoffman will be a keynote speaker at the d10e leading conference on decentralization where she will talk about how blockchain can be utilized to gain a competitive advantage in any business.
NEXT Mortgage Events – Demystifying Blockchain: The most important details mortgage lenders need to know - January 2018
Debbie Hoffman was a featured speaker at the upcoming NEXT Mortgage Event. She discussed blockchain in plain and simple English as well as cover the points that are most pertinent for mortgage lenders.
GlobalOps 2017 – Blockchain in Global Operations - December 2017
Debbie Hoffman was a panelist discussing what blockchain means in global operations and how it can impact your business.
Masters Conference - How Privacy, Cybersecurity, and More Will Impact Your Corporation - November 2017
Debbie Hoffman participated in a panel discussing the establishment of a framework to evaluate vendors in technology, focusing on the topic of blockchain.
Blockchain Economic Forum - How to onboard anchors investors and advisors
Co-founder Matt Oguz joined a panel discussing what advisors can bring to a company, whether institutional investors will go into the industry, and what investors are looking for in blockchain startups.
ComplianceEase 2017 Risk and Compliance Summit - Fintech Innovation Lab - November 2017
Joined by an esteemed panel, Debbie Hoffman discussed a variety of topics including blockchain, AI and alternative data as well as automating loan origination systems and the role of the LOs in the future.
2017 Financial Services Expo - Disruptive Technology - August 2017
As a panelist, Debbie Hoffman discussed Disruptive technologies and how they are shaping the industry as well as what companies can do to survive and thrive with these changes. Debbie was also privileged to serve as a moderator of a panel surrounding blockchain, predictive tools, big data, and vendor tools and how companies can utilize these technologies to their advantage.
MBA National Technology in Mortgage Banking & Conference 2017 - Improving Compliance and Reducing Risk Through Data and Predictive Analytics - March 2017
Panelist Debbie Hoffman discussed improving compliance and reducing risk by using data and predictive analytics and introducing blockchain.