GSMI Announces “Blockchain West 2018”

The West Coast’s Most Important Event for Enterprise Blockchain.
San Francisco, CA​: Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI), a nationwide leader in executive summits, trade shows, and industry research, announced its inaugural Blockchain West Summit, located in the heart of San Francisco, California at the Marines’ Memorial Hotel on March 26-28, 2018.

This three-day conference and expo focuses on enterprise use of blockchain and explores use-cases and potential opportunities for implementation across multiple industries. Blockchain West attracts industry experts and newcomers alike with its three-track format, allowing attendees to choose from multiple educational tracks, following the most relevant to their organization and knowledge level. Pre-summit, hands-on workshops are offered for March 26th for those looking to dive deeper into their personalized education experience.

The General Summit follows on March 27-28 and offers specialized tracks to ensure the experience is tailored to attendees’ business goals. Tracks and themes offered include:
● Blockchain in Business, Government, and Nonprofit Sectors
● Blockchain Technology & Platforms
● Blockchain in Finance: Cryptocurrency, Investment, and ICOs

Use cases for enterprise blockchain will be explored for application in Energy, Healthcare, Government, Security, IoT, Supply Chain & Logistics, Banking & Financial Services, Risk Management & Insurance, Real Estate and many other industries.

Speakers include Jesse Lund, Vice President,Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies IBM​; Dr. Marta Piekarska, Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger, ​David Houlding, Director of Healthcare Privacy & Security at Intel H​ ealth and Life Sciences; Laiq Ahmad, Chief Enterprise Architect, Chief Technologist, Head of Digital Innovation & Enterprise Architecture at Pacific Gas & Electric​; Jim Nasr, Chief Software Architect at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; ​and many more. ​The full line up can be found at

Blockchain West’s expo floor features industry-leading innovators, such as IBM, Oracle, Vault Logic, Airthereum, Authenticiti, Storm, Aprio, and Delphy, while its workshops and general summit connects attendees with creators of new blockchain based technologies and decentralized applications, industry-leading consultants, experts and investors funding ICOs.

For speaking opportunities, please contact Michael Earley ( / 619.755.6458)

For exhibition or sponsorship enquiries, please contact Kelly Hara ( / 619.377.8475)

For press passes or media partnership opportunities, please contact Kathryn Quant
( / (916) 750-5331)

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