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Decentralized Digital Identity Use-Cases and Solutions

  • Node 1011 Kearny Street San Francisco, CA, 94133 United States (map)

Continuing the theme of decentralized governance, we will be exploring the topic of digital identity and how decentralized identities can give power and peace of mind back to people so that they can decide who is allowed to interact with their identity and how their identity can be used. In an age where centralized services frequently succumb to hacks and privacy abuse, a new decentralized paradigm is sorely needed.

In this talk, the leaders of Civic will introduce the concept of self-sovereign identities and explore some of the many use-cases their platform is tackling (KYC services, Know your Donor & Voter, Attestations, Relationship Verification, ID Theft Protection).

Agenda:
6-6:25 pm: Networking
6:25-7:10 pm: Presentations from Civic and Hilo
7:10-8 pm: Panelist fireside chat
9 pm: End

Speakers:
- Jonathan Smith: Co-founder and CTO of Civic
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathan-smith-2b997a/

- Robby Black: CTO of Hilo.io
https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgeblackjr/

- Akshay Sharma: CTO of doc.ai
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sakshaysharma/

- Bryan Pon: Director of Research at Caribou Digital and Board Member on the Sovrin Foundation
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryanjustinpon/
 

Civic is a secure identity platform that provides business and individuals the tools to control and protect identities.
https://www.civic.com/

In addition, Civic has created an ecosystem of businesses and developers. As such we will also be exploring how partners such as Hilo are tackling use-cases such as relationship verification utilizing Civic solutions.
http://hilo.io/

Lastly we will conclude the night with a fireside chat with a distinguished panel of experts in decentralized identity. We will further explore use-cases and dive into the many challenges that will need to be solved in order to usher in a future of sovereign identity: user adoption, regulation, interoperable standards, etc.