Blockchain: The Second Decade

Blockchain concept, photo by AlfazetChronicles/Getty Images


Tuesday, April 9, 2019


5:00 p.m. check in
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. panel discussion
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. networking reception
The reception includes a chili feast


Pardee RAND Graduate School
1776 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA

About the Event

Pardee RAND Career Services is pleased to present a forward-looking chat focused on the commercial and regulatory approaches to blockchain technologies in this second decade (2019-2028).

Panelists will explain and discuss this disruptive technology that is not going away. Researchers, analysts, policy-makers and others need to understand the probable, possible and long-term impacts — the opportunities and risks — to develop policy, strategy and make design choices for governments, firms, and the public. Without question blockchain technology cuts across many sectors.

Following the panel discussion, Pardee RAND Career Services will host a networking reception and chili feast. If you live in or will be visiting the Los Angeles area, we hope you will be able to attend.


Stephanie Hurder is Partner and Founding Economist of Prysm Group, a firm that specializes in economic and governance design for blockchain companies, institutions, and governments.

Bhaskar Krishnamachari is an Engineering Professor and Director of the USC Viterbi Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things.

Matt Smith is a Researcher and Engineering Architect at Spring Labs, which uses blockchain technology to build a decentralized network for identity and credit.

Sale Lilly, moderator, is a Senior Policy Analyst at RAND Corporation and Professor of "Introduction to Blockchain Technology" at Pardee RAND Graduate School.

How to Attend

Registration is required. RSVP online to Terresa Cooper by the close of business Friday, March 29. She will provide additional details, such as parking, in the registration confirmation email.

If you have any questions, email Sandra Buchan or call her at 310-393-0411 x6354.