In May 2016, CoinDesk presented its 2nd annual blockchain technology summit, Consensus 2016, in collaboration with Digital Currency Group (DCG), the blockchain industry’s most active investor, and Coin Center, the industry’s leading public policy research and advocacy center. The sold out event defined what is "real" in blockchain technology and focused on how to mainstream real-world applications for consumers and enterprises alike. The 1,500 attendees featured professionals from leading industry startups, investment firms, financial services institutions, academic and policy groups.
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Lawrence H. Summers
Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University
Chairman of North Island and
Co-Founder of Silver Lake
Governor of Delaware, Delaware State
CEO and Co-Founder, 21
Founder & Managing Partner, R3
Consensus 2015 Achievements and Highlights
Consensus 2015, CoinDesk's inaugural summit on digital currencies and blockchain tech brought together more than 600 professionals from the tech, finance, and investment sectors – organizations such as Citi, PayPal, Wells Fargo, IBM and more. Experts, innovators, and executives across multiple sectors convened to explore the digital currency economy in-depth.
Consensus 2015 deepened the conversation by convening leaders on the exciting opportunities blockchain and digital currencies present across industries. Debbie Brackeen, Citi Ventures
Easily the best Bitcoin conference I have been to. Neeraj Agrawal, Coin Center
It was the best bitcoin conference in a long time, and it was incredibly professional and well run. Kevin Beardsley, Elliptic