Legal Matters in the Web3 Economy at the University of Chicago Law School

Add to Calendar 2023-01-19 19:30:00 2023-01-20 20:00:00 Legal Matters in the Web3 Economy at the University of Chicago Law School Event details: - University of Chicago Law School America/Chicago public
Room V
1111 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637
By invitation only

This invitation-only conference will bring together leading blockchain and cryptocurrency attorneys. On Friday, guests will participate in a full suite of roundtables to workshop foundational legal issues facing their clients. Organized around archetypical businesses in the Web3 economy, roundtable topics will include centralized and decentralized exchanges, DeFi lending, Web3 and Layer 2 applications, and stablecoins. Each roundtable will be introduced by a practitioner with deep, firsthand experience.

Dates and Times

Please plan to land by 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 to attend the dinner that day. The final reception on Friday, January 20 is optional so you can catch a flight departing as early as 8 p.m. on Friday. Estimates are based on arrival at Midway airport. For O’Hare flights, please add an extra 30-60 minute cushion.


We recommend that you reserve your lodging as soon as possible at the Study at the University of Chicago (preferred), Sophy Hyde Park, or the Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center.

If you plan to make other arrangements for lodging, please let us know.

Additional information about these hotels is available.

Travel to/from hotel

We recommend using a transportation service (e.g., Lyft/Uber) to get to and from the airport and the hotel to the conference venue. For those who live in Chicago, let us know if you will be driving to the event. Parking will be available, but we have to get parking passes for you.

Additional information about travel to and from Chicago area airports is available.

Please do not hesitate to contact Erin Hoffman if you have any questions about travel.


Thursday’s dinner and keynote will take place at the Rubenstein Forum Room 701, University of Chicago, 1201 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637.

Friday’s events will take place in Room V at the Law School (1111 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637) unless otherwise noted.

Each session will have 2 speakers talking for 25 minutes apiece, 40 minutes of small roundtable-style discussions, 40 minutes of general Q&A. The order of sessions and some titles are tentative and subject to change.