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Last updated: Nov 6, 2022

February 1, 2022

Guest, Newsy primetime news program “The Why” with Tatevik Aprikyan. The segment will take a deep dive into creative and collectible NFTs, what makes them different from other copyrighted works and how creatives and collectors can protect their work.

February 9, 2022

Guest, The Decoder Show. Decoder (a show from The Verge) is about big ideas — and other problems. Verge editor-in-chief, Nilay Patel talks to a diverse cast of innovators and policymakers at the frontiers of business and technology to reveal how they’re navigating an ever-changing landscape, what keeps them up at night, and what it all means for our shared future. Tune in here.

March 5-9, 2022

Forbes 30/50 Summit to celebrate international women’s day in Abu Dhabi as a 2021 #ForbesOver50 Listee.

March 13, 2022- SXSW-Austin, TX (virtual)

March 17, 2022

Keynote, Washington Heads of Office Leadership Council meeting

March 25, 2022 – American University Washington College of Law (virtual)

Keynote, Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property

March 26-27, 2022Boston

Speaker, Harvard Blockchain Conference.

March 31, 2022 – Atlanta

Speaker, ABA Business Law Section Meeting.

April 1, 2022-Paris

Panelist, Paris Arbitration Week

April 26, 2022-NY

Panelist, Licensing Executives Society (LES)-NY

April 8, 2022-PBS NewsHour (click on image for replay)

May 18, 2022: Senator Cory Booker Virtual Assets Roundtable with Black and LatinX Industry Leaders

Professor Evans joins Cleve Mesidor (Blockchain Association) and Professor Chris Brummer (Georgetown Law) and other blockchain industry leaders in a roundtable discussion about crypto, defi and economic empowerment in the future of money and wealth.

June 8, 2022 | RL Bank/Cayman Keynote (virtual)

June 22, 2022 | Society of Corporate Governance (Chicago)

July 20, 2022 | HUBSPOT (Virtual Keynote)

July 21, 2022 | Black Enterprise | Future of Financial Services Summit Panel (NYC)

Oct 20-21, 2022 | Blockchain for Social Good (Golden Gate Law Keynote)

Oct 28, 2022 | FUTURELand Cleveland with US Rep. Shontel Brown (fireside sponsored by Circle)

Oct 31, 2022 | Financial Literacy Education Commission’s digital asset group, CFTC (internal training)

Nov 17, 2022 | 3rd Annual Congressional Briefing of Women of Color in Blockchain, Washington DC

Dec 8-10, 2022 | TechBeach | Montego Bay, Jamaica, Web3 Track Presentation, sponsored by

upcoming in 2023

Jan 3-5 | CES – The Most Influential Tech Event in the World, Las Vegas, NV

Jan 27-29 | Advantage Evans FUTURE of WEALTH Summit, San Juan, Puerto Rico


[ Past engagements | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 ]

February 1, 2021

Guest, Cheddar TV Closing Bell: On this Black History Month special, Prof. Evans joins host Brad Smith to talk about economic empowerment and inclusion in the future of money (especially crypto) and the importance of fiscal literacy in the new digital cash economy. Watch the segment here.

February 10, 2021

Tammi Mac Late Show on FoxSoul. Panel to discuss crypto basics and economic empowerment. Watch the full episode here (or click on the image below).

March 2, 2021

Podcast, Your First Million with Backstage Capital founder and Managing Partner, Arlan Hamilton. “NFTs: Everything you were afraid to ask & more!

March 30, 2021

Sportico Collectibles 2.0 Webinar: NFTS + Law with Dave Rodman, Esq. [replay link]

Unchained Podcast with host, Laura Shin

The Late Afternoon Show Live with Tim Olaore (7:30 PM ET)

May 6, 2021 Ethereal Virtual Summit

May 7, 2021 Bloomberg TV’s What’s You Miss

DeFi Summit June 14-18, 2021

Panelist, “Are NFTs Legal? The world of NFT copyright and ownership issues. – NFT Day – DeFi Summit 2021”.

June 24, 2021 Black Future: Celebrating Black Wall Street, Juneteenth, Crypto & Economic Empowerment

Brought to you by the Chamber of Digital Commerce and our partners at Crypto for Black Economic Empowerment (CBEE)

July 14-15, 2021: 2-day (virtual) expert meeting on blockchain technologies

Led by the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”), a nonpartisan legislative branch agency that advises Congress.

July 19, 2021 House Democratic Policy Committee hearing: Preparing PA for a digital future

State Rep. Napoleon Nelson will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to discuss Blockchain and Cryptocurrency and preparing Pennsylvania for a digital future. 

Sept. 15: American Bar Association Blockchain and Digital Currency Institute

Presenter, What the Future Holds for NFTs panel. More information.

Oct. 12, 2021: Fireside Chat with PA Rep. Napoleon Nelson, Chair of the Emerging Technologies Caucus

October 19, 2021: The Only One in the Room Podcast with Laura Cathcart Robbins

Oct 29, 2021: Cheddar TV: “Wake Up with Cheddar

Live-on screen to discuss the DOGE v. SHIBA sensation. Wake Up with Cheddar is Cheddar’s morning business news show spotlighting the day’s investing, technology, and media headlines and everything that’s trending in the business world.

Nov 4, 2021: Finurah Wealth Conference

Nov 5, 2021: Bloomberg Financial Innovation Summit

December 9, 2021: Black News with Eboni K. Williams, Esq.

February 27, 2020

Panelist, 2nd Annual Microsoft Tech Summit, “The ABCs of Data” at Howard University School of Law (Washington, DC)

June 25, 2020

Speaker, Lesbians Who Tech Virtual Pride Summit. Professor Evans presents “Leveraging the Intersections of Law, Business & Tech to Prepare for the Future of Work”.  

July 27, 2020

Panelist, ETH AT 5 (#Eth5): 🦄 Peace, Love and Unicorns: The Culture of Ethereum

A discussion about how this more freewheeling and social approach to software development made Ethereum what it is today. And stay for fun memories from a panel of veteran Ethereans. Agenda:

September 17-18, 2020

Moderator, Blockchain Central, United Nations General Assembly session ““Driving Equity and Quality in Education” (focused on Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education).

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Speaker, North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) Fintech and Cybersecurity Symposium: Regulating Remotely: Cyber Challenges During a Challenging Time Panel

February 28, 2019

March 2019

March 28, 2019

April 5-6, 2019

April 12, 2019

April 24-25, 2019

May 3, 2019

June 14, 2019

October 8-9, 2019

October 27-30, 2019

December 3, 2019

Presenter, Practising Law Institute (PLI): Patenting Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies 2019

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