• eMerge Americas - eGOV Registration
    eMerge Americas - eGOV Registration
    eMerge Americas - eGOV Registration
    eMerge Americas - eGOV Registration

    Invite-Only Summit

    If you received an official invitation, please register, at no cost to you, via the link here (additional guidance provided below).

    Please note that the eGOV registration is at no cost (subject to approval) and a promo code will not be needed. Once you have submitted your information, our team will approve and confirm your registration.

    Should you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us at egov@emergeamericas.com.

    **For mayoral registration, please contact us at egov@emergeamericas.com.

  • eMerge Americas - Leveraging-technology to Transform Communities

    Leveraging Technology To Transform Communities

    eMerge Americas, in partnership with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, will be hosting the eMerge Government (eGOV) Summit 2022, presented by Galaxy Digital. The eGOV Summit will convene mayors from across the nation and will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida, on April 19, 2022. Since 2014, the eGOV Summit has been an annual convening for public and private sector leaders to discuss and showcase innovative technologies and public-private partnerships that are transforming communities.

    Past participants include:

    • Jeb Bush, Former Governor of Florida
    • Colin Powell, Former U.S Secretary of State
    • Maria Contreras-Sweet, Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration
    • Julian Castro, Former U.S. HUD Secretary
    • Vicente Fox, Former President of Mexico
    • Alvaro Uribe, Former President of Colombia
    • Leonel Fernandez, Former President of the Dominican Republic


  • Monday

    April 18th

    5:30pm – 7:00pm
    eGOV Summit Private Reception in partnership with the US Conference of Mayors and presented by Galaxy Digital at The Nautilus Hotel (Bridge Room), 1825 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

    Immediately following the private reception, Mayors welcomed to join VIP guests for a poolside reception

    7:00pm – 8:00pm
    VIP Poolside Welcome Reception sponsored by Florida Funders, Cyxtera and City National Bank at The Nautilus Hotel, Miami Beach – 1825 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

  • Tuesday

    April 19th

    9:15 am
    Mayors escorted to reserved seating at the eMerge Americas Main Stage for Opening Keynote with Serena Williams

    9:30am – 10:15am
    Keynote fireside chat between Serena Williams & Okcoin CEO Hong Fang on eMerge Americas Main Stage

    Immediately following the keynote, Mayors escorted to the Ocean Drive ballroom for the eGOV USCM Crypto Summit

    Official US Conference of Mayors eGOV Summit Welcome

    10:30am – 11:15am
    Session I – Ask Me Anything (“AMA”) session Crypto Foundations 101 – curated by Crypto.com

    Description: Demystifying the basic elements of crypto.

    Moderator: Justin Wales, Counsel, crypto.com

    Mayor Francis Suarez, City of Miami

    Mayor Jane Castor, City of Tampa

     11:15am – 12:00pm
    Session II – Cities and Crypto: Where do cities go to for solutions for crypto challenges? How can crypto close the opportunity divide? What frontier technologies are out there? – curated by Anchorage Digital

    Moderator: Mike Sarasti, former CIO of the City of Miami

    Georgia Quinn, General Counsel, Anchorage Digital

    Staci Warden, Chief Executive Officer, Algorand Foundation

    Francesca de Quesada Covey, Tech Advisor to Miami-Dade County Mayor and Partner at TheVentureCity

    Mayor Hillary Schieve, City of Reno

    12:00pm – 12:45pm
    Break for Mayors to visit the eMerge Americas expo floor

    12:45pm – 1:45 pm
    eGOV Summit Luncheon with welcome remarks by with sponsor remarks by FPL Irene White

    Fireside chat between City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and Galaxy Digital CEO & Founder Michael Novogratz on the current state of affairs around crypto in the U.S. 

    Session curated by Galaxy Digital and luncheon sponsored by FPL

    Immediately following the luncheon, Mayors escorted to the eMerge Americas Main Stage for a keynote fireside chat with Blockchain.com CEO & Cofounder Peter Smith 

    2:00pm – 2:30pm
    Keynote fireside chat with Peter Smith, Blockchain.com CEO & Cofounder, and Jim Messina, former White House Deputy Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama, moderated by CNBC Technology Reporter, Kate Rooney, on eMerge Americas Main Stage

    Immediately following the keynote, Mayors escorted back to the private ballroom for the eGOV USCM Crypto Summit

    2:45pm – 3:30pm
    Session III – How is crypto & blockchain being used to better  communities? In crypto we trust – the future of policy making and blockchain in America – curated by Galaxy Digital 

    Moderator: Saif Ishoof, eMerge Americas Advisory Board Chair 

    Neal Katyal, former U.S. Solicitor General and Senior Advisor to Galaxy Digital

    3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
    Session IV – Crypto and community building – NFT utility tokens – curated by Coinbase 

    Moderator: Maya Vujinovic, Ogroup

    David London, State & Local Policy, Coinbase

    Erick Gavin, VentureMiami

    Samir Mayekar, Deputy Mayor, City of Chicago

    4:15pm – 5:00pm
    Session V – “Crypto Framework for America” 

    5:00pm – 5:30pm
    Closing remarks by City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and Tom Cochran, CEO of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and Galaxy Digital.

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