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Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Bootcamp - Everything you need to know

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Georgian College

Barrie, ON L4M 3X9

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The Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre in partnership with the Georgian Angel Network presents:

Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Bootcamp - Everything you need to know to get you started...

Expect to learn:

"What the internet did for communications, blockchain will do for trusted transactions!"

This workshop is targeted to angel investors, professionals, and business owners who are curious about crypto-currency and the underlying technology (blockchain) behind it.

At the end of this workshop, you will know the what, why and how of buying crypto-currencies and you will be able to consider investments in blockchain technology opportunities.

Topics include:

-What are cypto-currencies and why are they emerging?

-What is Bitcoin? Ethereum?

-What is an Initial Coin Offering (ICO)?

-What is block-chain? And what is distributed ledger technology?

-What are the investment opportunities in blockchain and bitcoin?


Agenda and Speakers:

Session #1 – What is Crypto Currency? What is Bitcoin? Why are there crypto-currencies? How do I buy cryptocurrency?

Speaker: Kyle Collier

Bio: Kyle has built and sold his first two software startup companies, is a Certified Blockchain Expert (CBE) and distinguished Waterloo System Design Engineering graduate. He has been in the cryptocurrency market since 2011 and has experienced it's many flaws and opportunities.


Session #2 – What is Block-chain? Distributed ledger technology; Benefits and Issues; Application

Speaker: Omid Sadeghi

Bio: Omid is a serial entrepreneur and technology advisor with domain expertise in commercialization and developing customer-centric products using emerging technologies such as blockchain. He is the director of BlockchainHub at York University to connect Research, education, and commercialization in Blockchain space. BlockchainHub currently run numerous educational programs and run various commercialization projects including setting up a state of the art Blockchain-based certification system for York University.


Session #3 – What is an initial coin offering? Controversy? How to invest? ICO as a fund-raising strategy.

Speaker: Stu Peters

Bio: Stu is CED program manager at BlockchainHub and co-founder and CTO of ChainSafe Systems, an intuitive, user-centric systems design firm. Stu's main focus is smart contract development.

Session #4 – Summary of top ten blockchain investment opportunities

Speaker: Herman van den Berg

Optional Workshop – included in the price

Learn how to set up a safe wallet and begin purchasing cryptocurrency if you decide that it is an investment that you would like to undertake. An overview of cryptocurrencies will be provided.

Speaker: Omid Sadeghi


Details:

Date: February 1, 2018

Time: 9:00 - 3:00 pm

Location: Georgian College, Barrie Campus, Room: TBD

Homework:

Pre-workshop reading list to be supplied and we encourage you to do the pre-readings. This package will be distributed to all registrants prior to the event.

Please bring:
Laptop (optional, if you want to be hands-on and explore)

Wifi access is provided.

Tickets:
$150 per person plus service fees, includes lunch and parking.

Park within the parking gates - a token will be provided for exit.

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