# North American Digital Commodities Summit
Gain Insights into How Blockchain is Transforming Energy Distribution and Trading:
- What are the risks involved for trading companies?
- Will traders have to yield their position for acceptance in the ledger?
- How do smart contracts handle numerous types of activities on a blockchain and also shape themselves to any-sized market with complete transparency?
- What are the new blockchain initiatives for the oil industry?
- How secure is a blockchain? Is identity theft a concern?
- Cryptocurrency versus fiat currency—Are they interchangeable on the blockchain?
- How will commodity exchanges work in an DLT environment?