BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//business.gmu.edu//Event Calendar//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT UID:7d3745e521a35649ac9bb43118d7e6e5@business.gmu.edu DTSTAMP:20180527T031136Z DTSTART:20180522T083000 DTEND:20180522T110000 SUMMARY:How Blockchain Will Disrupt The Real Estate Industry DESCRIPTION:You Will Learn:A basic understanding of the blockchain and how it operates. How blockchain can impact every stage of the real estate transaction: allows direct interfacing between contractual parties; creates smart contracts that are self-administering; speeds the settlement process reducing friction and risk; and automates public real estate records.The potential of cryptocurrencies as viable alternatives to traditional real estate financing.Barriers to blockchain adoption and a disruption timeline for real estate.Speakers:Todd Miller is Vice President, US Business Development of ChromaWay. ChromaWay is introducing blockchain and smart contract technologies to real estate entities, land registries, and banks in Australia, Brazil, Sweden, and India.  Drew Hinkes is a recognized authority on legal issues related to the emerging digital currency space. Drew is also an adjunct Professor of NYU Stern Business School and the School of Law, where he co-teaches "Blockchains, Digital Currencies and the Future of the Financial Services Industry" \n\nVenue: Founders Hall, Room 120 | 3351 N Fairfax Drive | Arlington, VA 22201\n\nStarting: May 22nd 2018 8:30 am\n\nEnding: May 22nd 2018 11:00 am\n\nContact Person: Eric Maribojoc\n\nContact Email: rmariboj@gmu.edu\n\nContact Phone: 7039931875\n\nRSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-blockchain-will-disrupt-the-real-estate-industry-tickets-45321950173\n\nGet up to date information about this event at http://business.gmu.edu/component/eventcalendar/event/860\n\n LOCATION:Founders Hall, Room 120 | 3351 N Fairfax Drive | Arlington, VA 22201 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR