When and where is it on?

HoshoCon will be taking place October 9-11, 2018 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

How many years has it been going?

This is the first year that HoshoCon is happening, and the first conference of its kind.

What was the inspiration to start it?

With blockchain technologies, the repercussions of a hack are much greater than in traditional technology, not to mention the regulatory or legal implications that are emerging every day. HoshoCon will raise awareness and encourage executives to take the necessary security measures to protect their products and services from hacks and better manage their risks as the technology continues to flourish.

What exciting things can people look forward to?

In addition to keynote speakers and presentations by industry-leading experts, HoshoCon will have a 25,000 sq. ft. exhibition space, and a dedicated developer-focused track including panels and workshops.

What opportunities are on offer for those attending?

The event will bring together prominent names in cybersecurity and blockchain, making it the only place to learn key insights in each industry. Additionally, the conference will have a hackathon facilitated by multiple winners and organizers of elite DEF CON competitions, as well as a mentorship program aimed at connecting mentors and attendees for one-on-one sessions, all followed by nightly entertainment.

Who will be speaking?

Michael Perklin, Chief Information Security Officer of Shapeshift

Adam Draper, Founder and Managing Director of Boost VC

Dave Huseby, Security Maven of Hyperledger

Anand Prakash, Founder of Appsecure and Renowned White-Hat Hacker

Ryan Clarke, Consultant for the United States Department of Energy

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares

Alena Vranova, Co-founder of Satoshi Labs

Sean Palka, Senior Lead Technologist with Booz Allen Hamilton

Stacy Herbert, Chief Executive Officer of Heisenberg Capital

Apneet Jolly, Managing Partner and Chief Security Officer of Crypto Lotus

Miko Matsumura, Founder of Evercoin Exchange

Dr. Pavel Kravchenko, Founder and Cryptographer of Distributed Lab

Joseph Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of Unchained Capital

Vadym Hrusha, Blockchain Architect and Team Lead with BlockSoft

Jeremy Dodson, Co-founder of Curious Codes

Neil Wyler, Information Security Engineer of RSA Security

Jackie Morck, Chief Executive Officer of Input Strategic Partners

Jaron Lukasiewicz, Chief Executive Officer of Autonomos Capital

Adam Englander, Software Architect with Iovation

Joshua Klayman, Managing Member of Klayman, LLC

Max Keiser, Founder of Heisenberg Capital

Hartej Sawhney, Co-founder and President of Hosho

What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?

The event will provide attendees with the opportunity to take part in a curated roster of educational presentations and workshops as well as the chance to network with the key companies and individuals in cybersecurity. To make the most out of HoshoCon, attendees can converse with technologists working on blockchain and cryptocurrency projects, participate in developer workshops and take advantage of networking opportunities.

How can people book tickets?

To register for HoshoCon, please visit www.hoshocon.com.

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