Emerging Payments Academy – Distributed Ledger Technology

Start:17 Apr 18 09:00 AM (Event is over)
End:17 Apr 18 05:00 PM
Location:Emerging Payments Academy, 3rd Floor, Colechurch House, 1 London Bridge Walk, London SE1 2SX, UK

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Understanding crypto-assets and its underlying technology

Since the creation of the first real crypto-currency, Bitcoin, thousands of different crypto-assets have come to exist; each with their own properties and use-cases. In this course, you will learn about the technology which powers crypto-currencies, called Blockchain or DLT (distributed ledger technology) You will get an understanding of how blockchains are being used in many different industries beyond payments.

This full-day workshop will highly educational and we will also focus on contemporary practical use cases. You will get your hands dirty by using various crypto-assets in different ways. You will learn how to hold, store and spend crypto-assets and we will run practical group activities and role-play sessions to experiment with the power of crypto-assets and Blockchain technology. Bring any tech like tablets, smart-watches, phones or laptops.

Tuesday 17 April 2017 | | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM GMT
Mid‐morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch are provided

Emerging Payments Academy, 3rd Floor, Colechurch House, 1 London Bridge Walk, London SE1 2SX, United Kingdom
Tel: 02073789890

Members £525 + VAT / Non‐Members £700 + VAT
Group booking and multiple‐course booking discounts are available.

Trainer: Jack Nikogosian
Jack is Head of Coinify Innovation lab and has a background in financial services, with expertise in electronic payments, entrepreneurship, and product development. Jack is also the Founder and CEO of Aryze Payments, a new fintech start-up, focused on creating a national Danish currency on a Blockchain (e-Kroner). He has been working with Blockchains and crypto-currencies since their invention through keynote presentations, consultations, software development and conceptualizations of business strategies for many different enterprises. Jack’s technical knowledge is matched by his ability to communicate in a non-technical way, to give everyone that ‘aha’ moment.

Who should attend?
• Everyone who wants to get to grips with the world of DLT, including:
• Payment Service Providers, investors, industry professionals, banks
• Start-ups, innovators, business students
• Merchants, retailers, shops, commerce

Course content
• What are Bitcoin and crypto-currencies
• What is Blockchain & DLT
• DLT in payments
• DLT in identification
• DLT in medicare
• DLT in logistics
• Legal and regulation
• DLT in the future
• DLT alternatives

What will you gain?
• Insight into a new, exponentially growing technology and an understanding of its massive potential
• Insight into one of the leading Blockchain labs and its activities around the world
• An experience comparable to attending an IT workshop back when the internet was invented
• The opportunity to be part of the future