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8LU Keynote w/ Dave Hoover: Ethereum Fundamentals and Introduction to Solidity

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8th Light Chicago

25 E. Washington, Suite 509 · Chicago, IL

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5th Floor across from the elevators

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Join us Friday, November 30th for an 8th Light University keynote presentation by Dave Hoover!



12:15 - 12:30: Lunch Service
12:30 - 1:30: Presentation
1:30: Questions/Networking


The first part of this talk lays the foundation for understanding how Ethereum works and the purpose of smart contracts. The second part of this talk walks through the development lifecycle of developing smart contracts using the Solidity programming language.


Dave ( is the co-author of "Apprenticeship Patterns", co-founder of Dev Bootcamp, and is currently co-authoring "Hands-on Smart Contract Development with Solidity and Ethereum". He is the father of three awesome teenagers.


Lunch will be provided by 8th Light (

We will be live streaming the event via Zoom ( and a link to the recording will be made available after the event.

Want to learn more about 8th Light? Hang out after the presentation to chat with one of our crafters and find out how 8th Light is changing the software community.

If you have trouble finding the office, please call Nicole (804)[masked]