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Blockchain Technology | Creative Solutions Using Decentralized Technologies

Thursday March 29th, 2018

6:30 - 8:30 PM

460 King St. West

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$45.00

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Blockchain is widely considered to be a once in a generation revolutionary technology. It is poised to fundamentally change the way we use the internet. Most people know it in it’s original form of a crypto-currency called Bitcoin, but it has since evolved into so much more.

This widely applicable technology is set to massively impact our financial systems, our approach to personal digital identities, our governments and much more. This panel discussion will bring together some of the most important figures in the blockchain community to talk about the past , present and future of the space.

Event is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Speakers

Mawadda Basir

Mawadda Basir

Executive Director

Mawadda Basir is the Executive Director of ColliderX, the world’s first open-source, crowdfunded and crowdsourced blockchain [+] R&D lab. Prior to joining ColliderX, Mawadda was a blockchain strategist and Chief of Staff at Deloitte’s blockchain lab, Rubix by Deloitte. Mawadda completed her Bachelor’s of Business Administration at the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics. Mawadda also supports and advises on other blockchain startups with social impact missions.

Sam Pajot-Phipps

Sam Pajot-Phipps

Strategy Lead

Sam Pajot-Phipps is the Strategy lead for Aion, a blockchain network with native interoperability at the core of its design. Starting his career in Deloitte's Blockchain practice in 2016, he is dedicated to driving the adoption of this technology across both public networks and enterprise solutions. At Aion, he focuses on ecosystem adoption, economics, research and dreaming about the decentralized future.

Suzanne Ennis

Suzanne Ennis

Director of Business Development & Partnerships

Suzanne Ennis is a passionate investor with over a decade of experience in capital markets, and now, a Director at Coinsquare Wealth. Coinsquare Wealth is  is Canada's leading High Net Worth platform for simple and secure trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more. Founded and operated by Canadians - our mission is to make access to digital currencies easy, safe and secure. 

 

Maggie Xu

Maggie Xu

Business Development

With a business law and marketing analytics background, Maggie currently works with ICO projects and manages advisory network at Decentral, one of the leading cryptocurrency companies in Canada.

Named one of Canada's Emerging Women in Blockchain by CoinSquare, Maggie is an adjunct blockchain instructor at the Blockchain Hub at York University where she instructs on smart contracts and cryptocurrency.

She is also a blockchain advisor to the Deloitte Junior Achievement team and recently moderated their Toronto Crypto Summit with over 300 attendees.

In her spare time, Maggie is an avid backpacker. She has travelled over 35 countries and summited Mt. Kilimanjaro. 

Bruce Silcoff

Bruce Silcoff

CEO

As CEO of Shyft (www.shyft.network) Bruce Silcoff brings with an extensive resume and impeccable reputation for entrepreneurial achievement. With over 30 years of experience in CPG Marketing, Fintech and Customer Loyalty, Bruce has an eye for reshaping traditional industries by introducing disruptive technologies to solve business challenges and provide clients with competitive advantages. Bruce embodies what it means to be a serial entrepreneur, having built and exited highly coveted companies over the years. With a proven track record of success in the business world, Bruce provides valuable networking, thought leadership and strategic guidance for Shyft and others through various corporate board participation.

Topics of Discussion

  • A brief history of blockchain
  • ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings)
  • Crypto-currencies: Bitcoin vs. Ethereum
  • How blockchain will change the way companies do business
  • How governments can adopt blockchain
  • The cybersecurity benefits of blockchain
  • Challenges of Blockchain adoption & scalability
  • Real-world examples of blockchain technology in action

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460 King St. West
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