Wyoming Blockchain Stampede Agenda

Tentative 2023 Agenda

Monday, Sept. 11-Tuesday, Sept. 12 

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT 

Wyoming Legislature’s Select Committee on Blockchain, Financial Technology and Digital Innovation Technology, Room 506, Coe Library, UW Campus 

Wednesday, Sept. 13 

Wyoming Union, UW Campus 

8 a.m.-3 p.m. MDT1st Wyoming Computing Symposium: Emerging Computing Approaches, Technologies, and Applications  

4 p.m. MDT307 Startup Challenge 

Thursday, Sept. 14 

Wyoming Union, UW Campus 

8 a.m. MDT – Registration 

8:45 a.m.MDT – Welcome: Caitlin Long, event chairperson, founder and CEO, Custodia Bank; Steve Lupien, executive director, University of Wyoming Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation; and Tyler Lindholm, State Director, Americans for Prosperity. 

TRACK l 

9 a.m. – Creating a Digital Infrastructure Workforce -- Lauren Schoenfield, Executive Director, Wyoming Innovation Partnership; Ben Moritz, Benjamin Moritz, Deputy Director/Chief Academic and Student Services Officer at Wyoming Community College Commission. 

10 a.m. – The Future of Digital Asset and Innovation Laws for WyomingRep. Cyrus Western, R-Sheridan, and Sen. Chris Rothfuss, D-Albany, Co-chairmen, Select Committee on Blockchain, Financial Technology and Digital Innovation Technology. 

11 a.m. – Why a Wyoming Stable Token – Members of the Wyoming Stable Token Commission. 

Noon: Luncheon Keynote with Gov. Mark Gordon. Introduction by University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel. 

1 p.m. -- WyoBuildathon Launch

1:15 p.m. – Wyoming Blockchain Education for Everyone previewSteve Lupien, Director, UW Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation, and Michelle D. Aldrich, Ph.D., Career and Technical Education Director, Wyoming Department of Education. 

2 p.m. – Starting a Digital Asset Business in Wyoming -- Marko Ruble, co-founder and CEO of Yerguides.io; Anthony Apollo, founder and CEO, Rensa. 

3 p.m. – Manufacturing and Blockchain in WyomingRocky Case, Director, Wyoming Manufacturing Works 
Wyoming Union, UW Campus 

4 p.m. – eSports and AcademicsReed Scull, UW associate professor, Counseling, Leadership Advocacy and Design. 

Track II 

Noon: Luncheon Keynote with Gov. Mark Gordon. Introduction by University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel. 

1 –6 p.m. -- Workshops and intensive breakout sessions. Tentative Topics: 

  • Kristen Ragusin, author, “The End of Scarcity: The Dawn of the New Abundant World”  
  • Fireside chat Tony Saliba and Bradley Rotter: “AI/BLockchain how we got here.” 
  • Securing your infrastructure first and foremost, a more pragmatic way to achieve zero trust/zero proof at all levels. 
  • What are big tech companies doing to transition from CEFI to eventual DEFI? Communications and CRM tools at the forefront. 
  • Cloud and Acceleration tools, they are in your backyard; Why are they needed? 
  • Making Invoicing a simple process; Accounts "Payable" Accounts "Receivable" How is blockchain changing the game? 
  • Liquidity, liquidity and more liquidity; where do you go to get trusted pricing in digital assets? Who is leading the pack in the Partnerships in surveillance, get my DATA! Stellar partnerships that matter. 
  • How to run a legacy infrastructure side by side alongside a public blockchain? 
  • Advocating for blockchain during an election year. 

TBA – Security and Exchange Commission Update with Commissioner Hester Pierce. 
Hester Pierce, SEC commissioner 
Dr. Sean Stein Smith, Professor, City University of New York 

6 p.m. MDT – Stampede Social, Altitude Chophouse and Brewery 320 S 2nd St, Laramie 

Friday, Sept. 13 

Wyoming Union, UW Campus 

8:30 a.m. – Stampede Summary, Caitlin Long, event chairperson, founder and CEO, Custodia Bank 

9 a.m.  – An Update from El Salvador 
Paul Steiner, President of the National Commission of Small and Micro Business for El Salvador (CONAMYPE) 
Panelists: Dennis Fassuliotis, President, South Carolina Emerging Tech Association Inc. 

10 a.m. – “Leading Transformation: Accelerating Trust in the Digital Now,Allan Day, vice president of logistics and sustainment of global public sector at Salesforce, Maj Gen, USAF (Ret.). 

11 a.m. – Women of Blockchain – Caitlin Long, founder and CEO, Custodia Bank and Tamara Haasen, president Input Output Global (IOG). 

Noon – Luncheon Keynote Speaker – Charles Hoskinson, founder and CEO, Input Output Global (IOG)# 

1:30-7 p.m. – eSports Competition - UW Student Invitational 
Wyoming Union lower level 

8 p.m. – Concert featuring Travis Denning – Free to UW students, faculty and staff, and registered Stampede attendees. 
UW Indoor Practice Facility 

Saturday, Sept. 16 

Half Acre Gym 

9 a.m. – eSports Competition – Area college teams. 

 

 

 

Monday, Sept. 11 - Tuesday, Sept. 12
Location: Room 506, Coe Library, UW Campus

  • 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT: Wyoming Legislature’s Select Committee on Blockchain, Financial Technology, and Digital Innovation Technology.

Wednesday, Sept. 13
Location: Wyoming Union, UW Campus

  • 8 a.m.-3 p.m. MDT: 1st Wyoming Computing Symposium - Emerging Computing Approaches, Technologies, and Applications.
  • 4 p.m. MDT: 307 Startup Challenge.

Thursday, Sept. 14
Location: Wyoming Union, UW Campus

  • 8 a.m. MDT: Registration.
  • 8:45 a.m. MDT: Welcome Address by Caitlin Long, Steve Lupien, and Tyler Lindholm.
  • 9 a.m. MDT: Creating a Digital Infrastructure Workforce with Lauren Schoenfield and Ben Moritz.
  • 10 a.m. MDT: The Future of Digital Asset and Innovation Laws for Wyoming with Rep. Cyrus Western and Sen. Chris Rothfuss.
  • 11 a.m. MDT: Discussion on "Why a Wyoming Stable Token" by the Wyoming Stable Token Commission.
  • Noon: Luncheon Keynote - Gov. Mark Gordon introduced by University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel.
  • 1 p.m. MDT: WyoBuildathon Launch.
  • 1:15 p.m. MDT: Wyoming Blockchain Education Preview with Steve Lupien and Michelle D. Aldrich.
  • 2 p.m. MDT: Starting a Digital Asset Business in Wyoming with Marko Ruble and Anthony Apollo.
  • 3 p.m. MDT: Manufacturing and Blockchain in Wyoming with Rocky Case.
  • 4 p.m. MDT: eSports and Academics with Reed Scull.
  • 1-6 p.m. MDT: Workshops & Intensive Breakout Sessions covering a variety of topics.
  • 6 p.m. MDT: Stampede Social at Altitude Chophouse and Brewery, Laramie.

Friday, Sept. 15
Location: Wyoming Union, UW Campus

  • 8:30 a.m. MDT: Stampede Summary by Caitlin Long.
  • 9 a.m. MDT: Update from El Salvador with Paul Steiner and Panelists Dennis Fassuliotis.
  • 10 a.m. MDT: "Leading Transformation: Accelerating Trust in the Digital Now" by Allan Day.
  • 11 a.m. MDT: Women of Blockchain with Caitlin Long and Tamara Haasen.
  • Noon: Luncheon Keynote - Charles Hoskinson, founder and CEO, Input Output Global (IOG).
  • 1:30-7 p.m. MDT: eSports Competition - UW Student Invitational at Wyoming Union lower level.
  • 8 p.m. MDT: Concert featuring Travis Denning at UW Indoor Practice Facility.

Saturday, Sept. 16
Location: Half Acre Gym

  • 9 a.m. MDT: eSports Competition for Area college teams.

Note: Agenda is tentative and subject to changes.






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