• 23 February 2018
  • 19:00 - 21:00
  • Bright Building
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Blockchain technology is transforming businesses, from small startups to huge multinational companies. Find out how businesses are handling and adapting to these changes in this free event, organised by the Manchester based, Blockchainers.

It is estimated that within 5 years almost all businesses will utilise blockchain technology, completely changing the skills neccessary for working within and running businesses. By then it will likely be too late to get ahead in learning about blockchain.

In this talk, representing the blockchain and technology giants, IBM, Matt Lucas will be joining Si Ho, the chairman of the TravelSpirit Foundation, a Manchester based, multinational blockchain organisation; and Dr Somayeh Taheri, the founder of UrbanChain Ltd.

They will be presenting and discussing the benefits, implications and example use cases for blockchain within businesses. This event will help you develop your understanding of the functioning of blockchain. No previous knowledge is required.

Remember to order tickets fast as there is limited capacity and as always this event is expected to sell out soon!

AGENDA

7:00pm - Event Introduction and Welcome

7:05pm - What is Blockchain and its Implications

7:15pm - Blockchain in Business

7:25pm - Examples of Blockchain in Business (Urban Chain)

7:40pm - Examples of Blockchain in Business (TSio Protocol)

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8:00pm - Hyperledger and IBM Blockchain Platform

8:10pm - IBM's implemented solutions

8:20pm - Panel discussion

8:35pm - Q&A

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GETTING HERE

Venue address: Manchester Science Partnerships, Bright Building, 5 Pencroft Way, Manchester, M15 6GZ

Parking: Available opposite the Bright Building. Please use bays at Greenheys Business Centre, Pencroft Way, Manchester, M15 6JJ

ABOUT BLOCKCHAINERS

Blockchainers is the first student-led blockchain organisation in Manchester. We are a non-profit organisation aiming to increase blockchain awareness and its real-life implementation. We are also taking active efforts in increasing development of blockchain initiatives in our city and Universities.

SPONSORS

This event is sponsored by CryptoBates Group, Manchester Science Partnerships, and the British Blockchain Association.

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