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BLOCKCHAIN + CRYPTOCURRENCY

unlocking the power of blockchain technology

Thurs, Oct 17 | GSU Buckhead Campus, Tower Place 200 | 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Registration in Lobby | Breakfast in 1201 | Workshop in Room #404

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Learn the BlockChain Architecture, BlockChain Components, When Businesses Need BlockChain, and when BlockChain is most relevant

BITCOIN AS A PLATFORM

walk through the foundation of CryptoCurrency, how to store and use BitCoins, and learn the basics of CryptoAssets, Alt-Coins, Mining

PRACTICE + APPLICATION

BlockChain Applications in Business, and approaches where BlockChain can transform  your industry and company, including BigChainDB and IBM Hyperledger 

“Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, could soon give rise to a new era of the Internet even more disruptive and transformative than the current one. Blockchain's ability to generate unprecedented opportunities to create and trade value in society will lead to a generational shift in the Internet's evolution."

- World Economic Forum

LISA CALKINS

BLOCKCHAIN + CRYPTOCURRENCY

Lisa Calkins is CEO and Founder of HalfBlast Studios, an innovation lab with a focus on Blockchain, ICOs, IoT and AI technologies. Her contagious energy and passion for blockchain technology, innovation and strategy is easily recognized. She has been asked to speak and present on innovative technologies at various conferences for the past several years.

Lisa and her team have many successes with Fortune 500, mid-market enterprises and startups to transform their business with innovative technology. She previously held positions as Chief Strategy Officer of a global consulting company, CEO & Founder of a US based software consulting agency and manager with Accenture. She has been recognized as Woman of the Year in the Technology Industry in Colorado.

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AGENDA

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

REGISTRATION + BREAKFAST

MORNING SESSION

Coffee Break Included in Each Session

  • The History of Money

  • Function and Properties of Currency

  • Financial Transactions – Need and Requirements

  • Byzantine Generals Problem (BGP)

  • What is BlockChain

  • BlockChain Relation to CryptoCurencies

  • BlockChain Architecture

  • BlockChain Components

  • When Businesses Need BlockChain

  • When BlockChain is Relevant

  • BlockChain Applications in Business

  • Transform your Business with BlockChain

  • BigChainDB and IBM HyperLedger

LUNCH + NETWORKING

AFTERNOON SESSION

Coffee Break Included in Each Session

  • Political and Philosophical Foundations

  • Basics of CryptoCurrency

  • How to store and use BitCoins

  • BitCoins in Practice

  • BitCoin as a Platform

  • CryptoAssets

  • Alt-Coins

  • Mining

  • Financial Implications and Banking with CryptoCurrencies

  • CryptoCurrency and Innovation

  • CryptoCurrency and Developing World

  • Ethical Considerations

  • Future of BitCoin