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Tuesday, September 21 • 8:30am - 5:00pm
Select Committee on Blockchain, Financial Technology and Digital Innovation Technology

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Coe Library, Room 506
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, Wyoming
Livestream available on the Legislature's website at www.wyoleg.gov

This proposed agenda sets forth the order in which the Committee may consider each topic. The agenda is subject to revision and all times listed are tentative and may be subject to change. If a topic is concluded early, the Committee will proceed to the next topic. For multiple day meetings, topics not completed on the indicated day may be carried over to the next day. Breaks will be taken as necessary.
Tuesday, September 21st 2021
  1. 8:30 AM Call to Order
    • Roll call
    • 2021 Wyoming Blockchain Stampede Introduction
    • **The University of Wyoming currently requires masks indoors when social distancing is not possible.
  2. 8:45 AM General Blockchain Updates
    • National updates
      • Chris Land, General Counsel, Senator Cynthia Lummis
      • Tyler Lindholm, State Policy Director, Senator Cynthia Lummis
    • University of Wyoming updates
      • Steven Lupien, Director, UW Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation
    • Public Comments
  3. 10:15 AM Break
  4. 10:30 AM Cryptocurrency Lottery
    • Matthew Kaufman, Partner and Attorney, Hathaway & Kunz, LLP
    • Jon Clontz, CEO, Wyoming Lottery
    • Introduction of bill draft - 22LSO-0066 v0.5 - Cryptocurrency lottery
      • Staff, Legislative Service Office
    • Public Comments
  5. 12:00 PM Lunch
  6. 1:30 PM Cryptocurrency Mining
    • Flared natural gas
      • Pete Obermueller, President, Petroleum Association of Wyoming
      • Dr. Glen Murrell, Executive Director, Wyoming Energy Authority
    • Power requirements
      • David Bush, Black Hills Energy
      • Craig Eller, Vice President, Business Policy and Development, Rocky Mountain Power
      • Chris Petrie, Chairman, Wyoming Public Service Commission
      • Mary Throne, Commissioner, Wyoming Public Service Commission
      • Shawn Taylor, Executive Director, Wyoming Rural Electric Association
      • Brad Nebergall, Senior Vice President of Energy Management, Tri-State Generation and Transmission
    • Siting, permitting, and leasing
      • Todd Parfitt, Director, DEQ
      • Nancy Vehr, Air Quality Administrator, DEQ
      • Jenifer Scoggin, Director, Office of State Lands and Investments
    • Crusoe Energy presentation
      • Cully Cavness, President and Co-Founder, Crusoe Energy
    • Public Comments
  7. 3:00 PM Break
  8. 3:15 PM Cryptocurrency Mining (continued)
    • Public Comments
  9. 4:00 PM E-residency
    • Christopher Allen, Blockchain Commons
    • Public Comments
  10. 5:00 PM Day One Recess
    • Directives to staff
    • Requests of others

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Caitlin Long

CEO, Avanti Financial Group, Inc.
Caitlin Long is a 22-year Wall Street veteran who has been active in bitcoin and blockchain since 2012. She has been leading the charge to make her native state of Wyoming an oasis for blockchain companies in the US, where she helped Wyoming enact 13 blockchain-enabling laws in 2018... Read More →

Tuesday September 21, 2021 8:30am - 5:00pm MDT
William Robertson Coe Library