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Blockchain Technology | A Panel Discussion

Thursday November 23rd, 2017

6:30 - 8:00 PM

455 Granville Street, Suite 400

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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 cryto-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.

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Guy Halford-Thompson

Guy Halford-Thompson

Founder & CEO, BTL

Awarded BC Business' 30 under 30 award, Guy Halford-Thompson is a highly analytical and programmatic thinker who recognized early on that distributed ledger and blockchain technology is a ground-breaking innovation with the potential to transform society. A thought leader in the blockchain space, Guy is the Founder and CEO of BTL Group, the first public blockchain technology company (TSXV:BTL)

Kyle Treleaven

Kyle Treleaven

General Manager, BrainStation

Kyle is BrainStation Vancouver's General Manager. With over 10 years of startup industry experience, focused in growing online communities and ecommernce, he’s motivated by creating a collaborative and innovative space where lifelong learners can level up their digital skills. 

Peter Smyrniotis

Peter Smyrniotis

CEO & Co-Founder, Blockchain Assembly

Peter Smyrniotis is the CEO & Co-Founder of Blockchain Assembly, a Victory Square Technologies company focussed on investing, advising and building game-changing blockchain companies. Peter has worked in enterprise technology with Magna, Microsoft and Cisco in software and hardware innovation, business development and services, where he and his teams delivered billions of dollars of top-line revenue. He is also active as an entrepreneur, investor and consultant in technology commercialization working startups and advising institutional investors.

 

MaRi Eagar

MaRi Eagar

Founder & Organizer of BC Blockchain Forum

Chris Rowell

Chris Rowell

Post Doctoral Research Fellow, [email protected]

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 financial industry is adopting blockchain technology
  • How governments can adopt blockchain
  • The cybersecurity benefits of blockchain
  • Challenges of Blockchain adoption & scalability
  • Real-world examples of blockchain technology in action
  • How blockchain technology applies to you
  • Where blockchain technology will be in 5 years

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Thursday November 23rd, 2017

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455 Granville Street, Suite 400

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