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Upcoming and Previous Appearances
CryptoBlockCon - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - Orlando
Debbie will be participating in a discussion pertaining to blockchain as it is used in the supply chain at CryptoBlockCon, a platform which connects investors, developers, thought leaders, regulatory agencies and blockchain industry participants.
CSA Congress “The Blockchain Revealed” - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - Orlando
At the premier gathering for IT executives and experts, Debbie will be dissecting the different facets of blockchain technology and how cloud technology interacts with blockchain tech.
Blockchain Technology & Business Meetup - Dec. 10, 2018, Jan. 16, 2019, Feb. 12, 2019 - Orlando
If you want to hear about what is happening and coming soon in the blockchain industry, this is a meetup to join and attend. As the co-founder of this meetup group, Debbie facilitates sessions on a variety of topics related to blockchain. The meetup group has been formed so that the community can discuss how blockchain technology can/will be implemented in the business arena.
Need to Know: Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology, A special Forum for Women - November 2, 2018 - Dallas
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas hosted this event to increase awareness about cryptocurrencies and the technology that supports them. The conference will provided an overview of blockchain and cryptocurrency basics and discussion on how cryptocurrency and blockchain are being deployed in industry. Debbie spoke and was joined by other women working in cryptocurrency and blockchain and collectively they will share their experiences in this space.
Masters Conference - Legal Innovation Conference - Oct. 23-24, 2018 - Washington, D.C. and Nov. 13, 2018 - Orlando
At these leading legal tech conferences, Debbie discussed the topic of blockchain and how it relates to various sectors of the law.
MBA Annual Convention - October 15, 2018 - Washington, D.C.
We hope you enjoyed a break from the MBA Annual Convention to enjoy drinks, light bites and a discussions hosted by Symmetry Blockchain Advisors and Pepper Hamilton.
Blockchain East - Oct. 8 -10, 2018 - New York
On day one of this conference, Debbie lead an interactive workshop geared for non-technical executives about the the ins and outs of blockchain technology and how it can help their businesses. On day three of the conference, Debbie was a panelist on the topic of the interconnection between blockchain and AML/KYC and Debbie moderated a panel on blockchain for social good.
East Meets West - Sept. 26, 2017 - New York
East Meets West, sponsored by AREAA Manhattan, is a conference which covered a broad spectrum of timely topics in both the residential and commercial sectors of the real estate world. At this event, Debbie lead a session about blockchain and real estate.
MISMO Fall Summit - Sept. 25-26, 2018 - Tysons Coner
As the Education Chair of the MISMO Community of Practice (COP), Debbie joined the leadership of the COP in discussing the future of blockchain in the mortgage industry. Debbie assisted in facilitating an education session around blockchain at this summit.
MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference - Sept. 17, 2018 - Washington, D.C.
At the annual event sponsored by the MBA for both firm counsel and in-house attorneys, Debbie spoke about blockchain on a panel that was dedicated to regtech, emerging technologies and how technology factors into company compliance.
Investment Network - Sept. 14, 2018 - Chicago
At the Digital Assets Working Group (DAWG) sponsored by Stradley Ronan, Debbie was one of speakers on a panel titled, "Navigating the Radial Effects of Blockchain in Banking, Real Estate, Insurance and Financial Services." The event was hosted and moderated by Nicole Kalajian, Stradley Ronan and other panelists include Leigh Curry, NATIC; Joe Hernandez, Chicago Blockchain Project; and Andrew Gaiziunas, Turbadium.
Iowa Housing Conference - Sept. 7, 2018 - Des Moines
At the 2018 Iowa Housing Conference, Debbie lead a session addressing blockchain use in real estate, mortgage and the law. In this session, Debbie discussed compliance, audit and regulatory schemas, giving examples of use cases and a general overall understanding of blockchain in the housing ecosystem.
ILTA Annual Educational Conference - August, 22, 2018 - National Harbor, MD
Symmetry attended ILTACon and supported BlockDrop, Inc. BlockDrop is a company leading the way in legal tech in the blockchain industry.
The Mortgage Collaborative Summer Conference- August, 21, 2018 - Chicago
At the 2018 TMC Summer Conference, Debbie participated in a lunch session titled "The Threats that Mortgage Lenders Aren't Payment Enough Attention To." Debbie was joined by other panelists Rob Chrisman, Chrisman, Inc; Scott Augenbaum, FBI; and Rich Swerbinsky, The Mortgage Collaborative.
NEXT - Women's Mortgage Technology Summit Blockchain and Mortgages: Beyond theory and into practice - where are we today? - June 21, 2018 - Dallas
At this bi-annual event, Debbie was joined by Matt Offers from Pavaso in a panel discussing moderated by Editor Sarah Wheeler from HousingWire Magazine. Matt and Debbie discussed the concepts of blockchain in mortgage, beyond theory and into practice and where we are today.
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.
The Next Generation Investment Investment Manager - June 5, 2018 - New York
At this investment summit, Debbie spoke on a panel which included a 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.
Eisner Amber Annual Summit- May 24, 2018 - New Jersey
Debbie was joined by attorneys from the law firm of Winston Strawn in which they discussed the effect of blockchain and cryptocurrencies in the realm of accounting and taxation.
NATIC Annual Meeting - May 19, 2018 - Miami
Debbie was the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of NATIC, one of the nation's leading title underwriters. The session focused on how 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.
ACC Fireside Chat with Marco Santori – President and Chief Legal Officer of Blockchain - March 2018
Moderated by Debbie Hoffman
Debbie hosted a discussion with Marco Santorini is one of the most well-recognized legal thought leaders in blockchain technology. Marco has been credited as author of the SAFT model for ICOs. He had recently left private practice to take on the role of President and General Counsel of Blockchain.
Blockchain West - March 28, 2018 - San Francisco
Debbie moderated a panel of founders of firms who have already fundraised successfully with an ICO.
Five Star FinTech Summit - March 22, 2018 - Nashville
Debbie 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) - March 9, 2018 - Orlando
The session featured Debbie, alongside Lawrence Haute, discussing blockchain in the context of digital storage solutions at the Orlando conference.
The Master's Conference - February 28, 2018 - Dallas
Debbie 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 - February 16, 2016 - Ft. Lauderdale
Debbie participated 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 - FinTech, ICOs, Blockchain, Sharing Economy, Future of Work & Disruptive Culture - Jan. 29, 2018 - Cayman Islands
Debbie was one of the keynote speakers 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 - Jan. 2018 - Dallas
Debbie was a featured speaker at the NEXT Mortgage Event. On a panel titled "Demystifying Blockchain: The most important details mortgage lenders need to know," 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 - Dec. 2017 - New York
Debbie 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 - Oct. 2017- Orlando
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 - Oct 2017 - New York
Debbie participated on a panel regarding capital markets without the middleman. She was joined by co-panelists Valentin Preobrazhensky, Founder of LAToken; Mitchell Manoff, CEO CorinthianPartners; and Bradley Rotter, Vice Chairman at Rivetz.
ComplianceEase 2017 Risk and Compliance Summit - Fintech Innovation Lab - Nov. 2017 - San Francisco
Moderated by Jason Roth, CTO, ComplianceEase, Debbie spoke on a panel titled "FinTech Innovation Lab" covering a variety of topics including blockchain, AI and alternative data as well as automating loan origination systems and the role of the loan officer in the future.
2017 Financial Services Expo - Aug. 2017 - Dallas
At this expo, Debbie participated as a panelist discussing disruptive technologies and how they are shaping the industry, as well as what companies can do to survive and thrive with these changes. Debbie also moderated a panel about 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 - March 2017 - Chicago
At the MBA's annual tech conference, Debbie participated on a panel and talked about improving compliance and reducing risk by using data and predictive analytics. At this event, Debbie provided and introduction to blockchain.