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Welcome to the MIT Legal Forum on AI & Blockchain at the MIT Media Lab and Live Online this October 30 & 31, 2017.  Learn more and signup to participate at: http://MITLegalForum.org.

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Monday, October 30 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Session 3 - Breakout Workshop on Utility Token in the Energy Sector

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Session Slides

In this participatory workship style session, the MIT Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) MicroGrid project serves as the anchor scenario for discussion of how utility tokens can be designed to hone and integrate next-generation business models, legal frameworks and technical architectures of grid ownership and operation in the energy sector context. 

Michael Casey of MIT will describe and facilitate discussion about the MIT DCI MicroGrid project.  Dan Harple of Context Labs provides an overview ofthe  enterprise structure of Solar MicroGrids including market participants. Harrison Perl of C4Coin outlines the range of blockchain implementations (private, consortium, public) and how each may affect network and token ownership.  

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Michael Casey

Senior Advisor, MIT's Digital Currency Initiative

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Dan Harple

CEO, Context Labs
Dan Harple is the CEO of Context Labs, B.V., which is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has been a technology entrepreneur for more than 20 years, having founded and built technologies, companies, and products that have been used by billions of... Read More →
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Harrison Perl

CEO, C4Coin
I'm a serial entrepreneur with a technical background in GAAP. Talk to me about SEC, FinCEN, and IRS regulations and rulings. I'm also working on a blockchain startup that intersects with carbon credits. So, talk to me about blockchain and ecology as well!

Monday October 30, 2017 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Main Conference Hall MIT Media Lab, 6th Floor

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