NEO and Ontology will be in New York on November 27th for the official Ontology Network launch at One Chase Manhattan Plaza. The event will start at 1:30pm, and will also include speakers from Alphacat, TheKey, Qlink, DeepBrain and PeerAtlas.

At 7:30pm in the evening, a more casual community meet up will be held at the same location. All projects that participated in the afternoon session will return to present, with the additional of Fabio Canesin, founder of City of Zion and NEX.

Ontology Network is a blockchain/distributed ledger public platform which combines a distributed identity verification system, data exchange, data collaboration, communities, and various industry-specific modules. Together these build the infrastructure for a versatile peer-to-peer trust network which is easily expandable with APIs, SDKs, and other modules. A preview was held in Shanghai last week.

The agenda can be found below –

One Chase Manhattan Plaza
28 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10005

Ontology Launch – 1:30 PM – 8:30 PM

  • 13:30 – 14:00 Arrival and registration
  • 14:00 – 14:30 Hongfei Da, CEO of Onchain & Blockchain Community Leader – Welcome speech
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Jun Li, Chief Architect of Onchain – A New Generation of Distributed Trust Networks
  • 15:00 – 15:30 (to be confirmed)
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:00 – 16:10 Alphacat sharing presentation
  • 16:10 – 16:20 TheKey sharing presentation
  • 16:20 – 16:30 Qlink sharing presentation
  • 16:30 – 16:40 Deep Brain sharing presentation
  • 16:40 – 16:50 PeerAltas sharing presentation
  • 16:50 – 17:30 Networking

China & USA blockchain meet up – 7:30 – 10:00 PM

Speaker Bios –

Da Hongfei

CEO of Onchain, founder of NEO, key opinion leader of the Chinese blockchain industry, serial entrepreneur, a Bachelor of Arts graduate capable of coding virus with assembly language. Da Hongfei is blockchain advisor to a handful of banks, brokers, and clearing houses. He has keen insights on the underpinning technologies, various application scenarios, and the industry structure. Da Hongfei came across Bitcoin in 2011, and worked fulltime in the industry since 2013. In 2014, he founded NEO, a blockchain to register, transfer, and exchange digital assets, and led the startup to become the benchmark in the Chinese blockchain community.

Jun Li

Co-Founder and Chief Architect of Onchain, Jun Li has 16 years experience in IT/financial technology. He is an author of MIIT (Ministry of Industry & Information Technology) blockchain reference standards and previous Technical Architect of China Financial Futures Exchange. He has degree in computer (BA) and communication enginneering (MA), MBA, and PMP.

Bin Li

Project Leader and co-founder of AlphaCat

Mr. Li is Chairman and CEO of Shanghai Buyfund Network Technology Company . Bin and his team is the original creator of the award-winning AlphaCat —an AI-powered system that utilizes machine learning and big data methods in financial trading and achieved great success.

Bin earned a Ph.D. in physics from New York University and has 21 years of experience in the financial industry. He successively served as Vice President at Merrill Lynch , Executive Director/Head of Quantitative Trading Strategies Group at UBS, and Chairman and CEO of In year 2000, Bin and partners co-founded which is now the most successful financial website in Hong Kong.

Bin was granted four US patents in fin-tech and was awarded “2016 China Influential Quantitative Investor”.

Prof. Dr. Yidong King

THEKEY project spokesman

Important contributor to Blockchain-Based Dynamic Multi-Dimension Identification.

12 years working experience as United Nations healthcare officer; 20 years’ experience in China social insurance, has participated in all China social insurance reforms as senior expert.

Being the pioneer of medical informatics of China Healthcare industry, published substantive papers and received scientific research achievement awards.

Founder of Medical Term Standardization with several patents and other intellectual properties.

Susan Zhou

Qlink Co-founder & COO, Susan Zhou, is a former Partner in Rhodium Capital. 10+ years experience in the investment banking & corporate finance industry. Susan joined Qlink as one of earliest member and is in charge of Qlink’s overall business operations. Susan graduated from the University of Hong Kong with an MBA degree.

Yong He

CEO of DeepBrain Chainwas once enrolled in Doctor of East China Normal University and Doctor of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Artificial intelligence expert, is honored a title of innovation character of Shanghai computer industry, research on bitcoin and blockchain technology since 2014.Proficient in product design and machine learning algorithms. The inventor of intelligent semantic error correction engine for game translation.The first batch of entrepreneurs in the field of artificial intelligence in China. He had presided over the research and development of the first Chinese voice assistant smart 360, whose registered users exceeded 17 million. Presiding over the development of the world’s first artificial intelligence sound box Small Zhi (half a year earlier than Amazon Echo), and the development of the country’s first cloud of the brain system—DeepBrain. He led the DeepBrain Chain team to win the innovation and creativity award in 2017 ZhongGuanCun Second Blockchain Competition.

Bradley Mattson M.D.

PeerAtlas founder Bradley Mattson, M.D. is a Board-certified radiologist and final year resident at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. He is a 2013 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Inspired by Wikipedia, he and co-founder Colin Closser, M.D. began designing and coding PeerAtlas in 2011 with the goal of creating a completely free online medical resource for high-quality, peer-reviewed information. PeerAtlas believes that paywalls are unnecessary, and is challenging existing online medical resources which charge high subscription fees.

Fábio César Canesin

Fabio is a lead developer and open source enthusiast, founder of City of Zion, he holds both bachelors and MSc degrees in engineering, having designed several innovative solutions on the Oil and Gas industry in millionaire projects for the biggest companies in the world.