Post-trade financial services giant DTCC has announced it is to host a blockchain event next month in New York City.
Called the Blockchain Symposium, the day-long event will explore the business applications of blockchain technology for financial market infrastructures and the industry.
The firm told CoinDesk in an email:
The 29th March event will feature Blythe Masters, CEO of blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings, and J Christopher Giancarlo, Commissioner at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
The news follows DTCC's release of a report that, while recommending industry stakeholders experiment with blockchain implementations, cautioned against the growing hype surrounding the technology.
The report, entitled "Embracing Disruption: Tapping the Potential of Distributed Ledgers to Improve the Post-Trade Landscape", offered a measured endorsement of the technology and identified several features that could be applied to the post-trade industry.
For more information on the event, including its registration fees and ticket availability, visit the DTCC's official website.
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