Blockchain Association Executive Director Kristin Smith to Testify Before House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism

Kristin Smith will provide context on industry’s role in strengthening the United States’ strategic position in global finance and technology.

Washington, D.C. (June 8, 2022) – On Thursday, June 9, Blockchain Association’s Executive Director Kristin Smith will testify before Congress during the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism’s hearing, “Terrorism and Crypto: Industry Perspectives.” Speaking alongside experts from Chainalysis and Coinbase, who partner with law enforcement to prevent and track illicit activity. Smith will explain what crypto networks are, what problems they solve, and why they will be the source of the next wave of American innovation. 

The Blockchain Association is committed to educating policymakers and regulators in Washington to guide sensible legislation that fosters the growth of this nascent technology.  By testifying before Congress and working hand in hand with legislators, the association remains confident that crypto will be the driving force behind the next generation of American innovation.

This hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on the Committee’s website.

Read full testimony (PDF).