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Jun 24—28
5 days
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
USD 6600
USD 1320 per day

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Description

With over $1 billion in venture capital funding and more than 200 billion in market capitalization blockchain has become one of the fast-growing technologies.

Decentralized peer-to-peer networks and blockchain have the potential to improve our ability to make and receive payments, increase transparency in government and financial markets, and increase the interoperability of our personal data.

This course features hands-on expereince with simulations and exercised. The emphasis is on application of blockchain, from both business and technological points of view. Participants will be able to recognize which application is suited to their unique situations and be able to help their companies improve their efficiency, safety, contracts, and payment processes.

PARTICIPANT TAKEAWAYS

Participants of this course will be able to:

  • Describe blockchain key principles
  • Describe cryptocurrency key principles
  • Describe cybersecurity of cryptocurrencies
  • Describe applications of blockchain to banking
  • Describe blockchain applications to fields other than banking
  • Describe legal and regulatory aspects of blockchain technology
  • Make effective decisions taking into account the key trends of blockchain technology implementation
  • Describe the implementation of financial tools for the cryptocurrencies
  • Create smart contracts
  • Create blockchain transactions
  • Create tokens
  • Create cryptocurrencies

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Program overview

Blockchain trends, fundamentals, and course overview

One Hour Blockchain

Build a one hour "naive blockchain" to explore components and principles

Blockchain in Financial Markets

Software, architectures, and applications of blockchain to financial markets

Blockchain platforms

Leading blockchain tools, open source, platforms, and ecosystems

Blockchain in Energy Markets

Software, architectures, and applications of blockchain to energy markets

ICOs

Initial coin offerings, token sales, or crowdsales

Cryptocurrencies

Digital tokens designed to work as a medium of exchange

Permissioned, Private, Blockchains

Blockchain permissioned networks, identity, and custom rules

Blockchain in Supply Chain

Software, architectures, and applications of blockchain to supply chains

DAOs

Blockchain Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

Consensus Mechanisms

Blockchain consensus protocols & algorithms

Smart Contracts

Computer programs to facilitate, verify, or enforce contract performance

Blockchain Challenges

Blockchain scalability, mining, and centralization

Security

Blockchain technology applications to cybersecurity

Legal

Legal and regulatory aspects of blockchain and smart contracts

Governance

Forks, leadership, and governance

Who should attend

This course is ideal for C-suite and decision makers in a wide variety of industries including finance, law, education, and government.

Experts

Dr. Abel Sanchez holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is the Executive Director of MIT's Geospatial Data Center, architect of "The Internet of Things" global network, and architect of data analytics platforms for SAP, Ford, Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, Shell...

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Jun 24—28
5 days
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
USD 6600
USD 1320 per day

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