The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is hosting a FinTech gathering on 9th March, dedicated in part to blockchain tech and its impact on consumers.
Announced on Friday, the FinTech Forum – the third the US commodities trade regulator has hosted – will feature panels on the subjects of blockchain and artificial intelligence. The agency hosted two events last year in the series, focused on crowdfunding and peer-to-peer payments.
According to the FTC, the event will largely center on the implications for consumers stemming from both blockchain and AI – and, perhaps, the confluence of the two.
The agency said in a statement:
The event, which is free and open to the public, is being hosted at the University of California, Berkeley, starting at 9 am local time. The agency has yet to make a schedule or list of speakers available, but said in its announcement that those details would be forthcoming.
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