Dr. David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc. was invited to present at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Second Annual Fintech Forward Conference on October 24, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The conference brought together innovators, regulators, market participants and the general public to discuss the latest in fintech developments and the impact of these emerging
David K.A. Mordecai was Invited to Join the Advisory Board for the Institute for Data Science at Durham University
David K.A. Mordecai joined the Advisory Board for the Institute for Data Science (IDAS) at Durham University, at the invitation of Dr. Frank Krauss, Professor of Physics and Director of IDAS at Durham. IDAS was established in September 2019, and is a multidisciplinary initiative in data science. The IDAS mission is the following: Provide a
David K.A. Mordecai participated in Demo Day 2019 for FinTech Innovation Lab (FTIL) on June 27, 2019, as Scientist-in-Residence for FTIL. FTIL is an accelerator platform for early and growth stage technology firms, organized by the Partnership Fund for New York City, in conjunction with Accenture and a consortium of venture capital firms and global financial institutions.
Samantha Kappagoda and David K.A. Mordecai presented at the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting and Intellectual Property Law Conference
Samantha Kappagoda and David K.A. Mordecai presented as invited panelists at the 2019 American Bar Association Annual Meeting and 34th Intellectual Property Law Conference (ABA-IPL) in Crystal City, Virginia. Ms. Kappagoda presented intuitive insights and practical technical observations related to the functional aspects of blockchain consensus algorithms most relevant to their scalable reliability and validity during the panel Blockchain &
Samantha Kappagoda was invited to speak at the University of Toronto annual Next Steps Conference on January 26, 2019. She spoke on a panel entitled Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Next Steps Conference offers University of Toronto students and recent graduates with insights into professional development, career growth and network building in various areas and sectors.
Samantha Kappagoda Joined the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Committee at the University of Toronto
Samantha Kappagoda was invited to join the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Committee at the University of Toronto in January 2019. The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship at the University of Toronto offers an unparalleled opportunity for outstanding international students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, creativity and leadership. The scholarship is named for Lester B.