By Raleigh

This week, on October 19 and 20th, the Cast Influence team is headed to the Global Blockchain Summit in Golden, Colorado. We’ll be sitting in on panels discussing all things blockchain, hyperledger, distributed ledger technology (DLT), ethereum and fintech — just to name a few.

We’re also sending our CEO, Justin Kraft, up on stage to share examples from our own experience running marketing and PR programs for clients in the blockchain space. His presentation will focus on “How to Raise Your Profile When the Markets Are Down?” It will include tips, key takeaways and examples from companies such as VideoCoin, HBUS, EOS AllianceEOS Asia and more.

This event is the premier regional blockchain gathering and includes a great line-up of thought leaders including but not limited to:

  • State of Colorado: Wayne Williams, Colorado Secretary of State
  • State of Colorado: Gerald Rome, Colorado Securities Commissioner
  • Dcntral: James Barry, Co-founder
  • Consensys: Kevin Owocki, Founder GitCoin
  • National Cybersecurity Center: Vance Brown, CEO
  • Peter Hunn, Founder
  • True Tickets: Steven Dobish, President and Co-founder
  • Rob Jennings, CEO and Founder
  • David Huseby: Hyperledger
  • Bridge 21: Will Madden, CEO and Founder
  • Decent: Daniel Riddell, Ambassador
  • Stephen Keen, Attorney, Perkins Coie
  • The DaVinci Institute: Michael Cushman, Senior Fellow and Board Member

A focus for the Summit is also on diversity, equality, and women in blockchain, featuring:

  • Armand Ngueti, President of the Africa Chapter of the GBA
  • Navroop K. Sahdev, Economist and Fellow at MIT, and the 2017 United Nations Youth Delegate
  • Lara Aulestia, Executive Director of Business Development at Resonate

Can’t make it? Catch some of this year’s speakers on our InfluenceNow Podcast.

Leading up to the Summit, we’ll be talking to some of the presenters on our Podcast, InfluenceNow, which range across the world’s most prominent blockchain and distributed ledger experts and companies.

New to blockchain? We’ve got you covered.

Warm up by listening to our talk with Eileen Quenin, Founder and VP of Product Development at MC2 Universe (formerly Dragonchain). Listen here.

Want to attend? Here are the details.

Friday, October 19 — Saturday, October 20, 2018

Origin Hotel Red Rocks

18485 W Colfax Ave, Golden, CO 80401

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The cost for a 2 day pass is just $499 (down from $799) with the discount code FALLGBS.

Attendance is limited. To register, visit

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