Example Track 1

    Opening Discussion: Adopting a Blockchain Mindset

    Mar 06, 2019

    8:35 am - 8:55 am

    Jose Arrieta

    Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR)

    Department of Health and Human Services
    (Pending Agency Approval)

    One of the biggest challenges for deploying blockchain is dealing with misperceptions about where it is best suited for application. This discussion will be led by a federal manager who moved past the hype to convince stakeholders that blockchain is the best solution for their agency. We’ll discuss how to overcome cultural challenges and do the preliminary work to make blockchain successful.