The Impact Global Venture Summit is a day of exhibition focused on the innovation and regulation of emerging tech. Attendees will gain insights on the potential impact of foundation technologies, hands-on demonstrations of early applications, and access to the real innovators and policymakers shaping their adoption in our markets and communities.
Technology and policy are colliding everywhere you look; those who understand these collisions will create the greatest opportunities.
Technology and institutions are colliding everywhere you look; as tech scales and policy rushes to keep up, can you afford to be left behind?
A Tale of Two Platforms - Internet Platforms & Markets
Whether the market of ideas and media, or the market of goods and services, internet platforms create incredible market innovation and efficiency. Yet critics argue its achieved by co-opting open markets and regulating institutions. In digital media, two competitors comprise 80% market share. Opponents claim proprietary algorithms amount to market coordination, promoting content engagement over legitimacy for self gain, while aggregated personal data enable vector targeting for its repetition. While the debate is ongoing, industry-led and regulatory intervention is underway. This track explores solutions and risks for media and all internet platform businesses.
Industry Led Solutions: Media supply and demand solutions Media platform solutions Building trust in journalism
“Data Wants to be Free" - Blockchain & Data Economy
The Digerati were right - thanks to zero marginal costs, data and digital goods are nearly free. Blockchain, however, may hold the key to digital scarcity and ownership for the emerging data asset class. Its adoption depends heavily on modernization of key legal and regulatory institutions. This track explores key issues and the progress of the change required and showcases the innovative applications flourishing in its wake.
Data Rights & Property Law: GDPR: Portability & Erasure Self Sovereign Identities Data assets as property Use Cases Smart Contracts Validity & Enforceability: Recognition of parties and liability Self executing contract standards Evidentiary admissibility
AUTO-nomous - Mobility & Infrastructure
Shared, autonomous, and electric vehicles are coming - and they will usher in the most radical transformation of American life seen in generations. This track explores the challenges, opportunities, and benefits autonomous vehicles will bring to cities, communities, fleet owners, and your commute.
Transforming American Cities: Infrastructure requirements Reclaiming public spaces Self driving Fleets: Urban vs. Rural divide
The Future of Work, a national emergency? - AI & Employment
The world of work is changing rapidly, and it’s causing a fair bit of anxiety. Growing economic disparity has become politicized and made real by the rise of gig-work and the fear of progress made in artificial intelligence. This track explores tech solutions that assure the growing workforce of tomorrow.
Artificial Intelligence: Replacing or empowering jobs? New industrial revolution UBI Movements: Narrowing Safe Harbors: DCMA512, CDA230
RegTech to the Rescue! - Analytics & Governance
Often straddled with outdated infrastructure and limited budgets, many .govs are turning to regtech solutions that leverage cloud services and analytics to close compliance gaps and agency challenges. This track explores solutions for public institutions and those working to comply with them.
Government Services: Public Record & Transparency Crisis Response & Situational Awareness Compliance & Automated Monitoring: KYC & AML Reporting NLP & Data Processing
Epic Office Hours
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New Panels Added!
Blockchain | Co/ Direct Investing | Foreign Capital &Talent
Media & Privacy | Corporate VC | Gov Tech | Smart Cities
Cyber Security | Women in Tech |
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Eric Ball Impact Venture Capital General Partner Speaker
Jack Crawford Impact Venture Capital General Partner Event Chairman
Dixon Doll Impact Venture Capital General Partner Speaker
Betty T. Yee California State Controller Speaker
Jessica Strauss GE Ventures Moderator
Doris Matsui Congresswoman Speaker
Allen Taylor Managing Director, Endeavor Catalyst Moderator
Honorable Darrell Steinberg Mayor City of Sacramento Speaker
Phil Wickham Managing Director, Sozo Ventures Speaker
Jack Wu CEO Nightingale Security Speaker
Rachel Michelin CEO of California Women Lead Moderator
Daniel Palmer SIR Program Manager, S.F. Mayor's Office Speaker
Gary Painter USC - Director Sol Price Center Speaker
Moses Choi Orange - Silion Valley Speaker
Mohammad Shaikh Director - ConsenSys Moderator
Thomas Boon IT Chief GO-Biz Speaker
Jacqueline Manger CEO - New Wallet Speaker
Lane Kasselman Managing Partner, Greenbrier Speaker
Bingjie Li Cross-border Venture & Fund Expert Speaker
Corey Ford Matter Speaker
Sandeep Sardana Blue Pointe Speaker
Taelor Stamm CA GoBiz Speaker
Graham McBain Layer One Speaker
Aaron Anderson Impact Venture Capital Moderator
Marc Berman Assemblymember Speaker
Louis Stewart City of Sacramento Speaker
Heein Chung SK hynix Speaker
Yang Zhong United Innovation Services Speaker
Rob Tashima Director, Innovations at Village Capital Speaker
Kathy McKim External Affairs Professional Moderator
Gary Simon Clean Start Moderator
Jonathan Allen Dekrypt Capital Speaker
John Conley Impact Venture Capital Moderator
Venita Sivamani Founder Dermveda Speaker
Gayathri Radhakrishnan Pensa Inc Moderator
Timothy Burr Director of Public Policy for Lyft Speaker
David Strickland Self Driving Coalition Speaker
Ale Vigilante Fidelity Labs Speaker
Jeff Tennery Moonlighting Speaker
Joe Collinwood CySure Speaker
Chris Hendricks Impact Venture Capital Speaker
Ken Anderson Hedera Hashgraph Speaker
Nigam Shah Globetouch Speaker
Nadia Marquez Cruise Automation Speaker
Krista Canellakis City of San Francisco Speaker
Beau Seil Unitus Impact Speaker
John Becker Project Lead the Way Speaker
Michael S. Beaudoin II Venture and Private Equity Investor, Mark IV Moderator
Eric Woo Venture Capital Top Tier Capital Partners Moderator
Saqib Rashid The Abraaj Group Moderator
Anna-Marie Wascher CEO Flatworld Partners Speaker
Katherine Rodota Top Tier Capital Partners Speaker
Edmond Zagorin CEO Bid Ops Speaker
Kathleen O'Dell Principal at Deloitte Consulting Speaker
Alexander Lloyd Founder Accelerator Ventures Speaker
Jasmine Zhang Westlake Ventures Speaker
Chris Brown EY Speaker
Ian Calderon Assembly Member Speaker
Derek Waterman Blockchain Expert Speaker
Adam Sterling UC Berkeley Speaker
Paul Master Cornami Speaker
Paul Escobar Silicon Valley Leadership Group Speaker
Greg Loos Pondera Speaker
Rahul Chopra Lawrence Berkeley Lab Speaker
Dan Bout CA Offices of Emergency Services Speaker
Carol Pepper-Kittredge Sierra College Speaker
Syed Faraz US Air Force Speaker
INVESTMENT FIRM PARTICIPANTS
The Impact Global Venture Summit is a select all-day event focused on the innovation and regulation of emerging technology. Attendees will gain insights on the impact of emerging technologies, hands-on demonstration of early applications, and access to the leading innovators, capital sources, and policymakers shaping its opportunity in our markets and communities. You won't want to miss this.
The Impact Global Venture Summit will feature:
12:00 - Doors Open to General Admission
12:30 - Opening Address
1:00 - Presentation: "A Tale of Two Platforms"
1:45 - Presentation: "Blockchain: a free market foundation"
2:00 - Panel: Immigration + Innovation
2:30 - Presentation: "AUTOnomous"
2:45 - Presentation: "Future of Work: a National Emergency"
3:00 - Presentation: "RegTech to the Rescue!"
3:15 - Expert Panel: Industry + Policy
3:30 - Featured Keynote
3:45 - Expert Panel: Industry + Policy
4:00 - Expert Panel: Industry + Policy
4:30 - Closing Awards + Cocktails + Networking Hour
The second annual Impact Global Venture Summit will be held at the Golden 1 Center, the most tech-forward arena in the world, located at 500 David J Stern Walk in the beautiful Sacramento DOCO.
Located at 500 J Street, right next to the Golden 1 Center. Our discounted rates start at $271/night.
From the Bay Area: Take I-80 East. Near Sacramento, follow signs for I-80 Business Sacramento/South Lake Tahoe. Take the exit for I-5 North toward Redding, then take exit 519B for J Street toward Downtown, and turn right.
Be Part of The Converstion That Will Help Shape Tech Policy!