- Digital Asset Valuation Masterclass
RSVP via EventBrite only please - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-cryptocurrencies-digital-asset-valuation-masterclass-tickets-79340420333 COURSE DESCRIPTION This is a full day class on how to think about tokens and techniques to perform valuation. Led by Professor Paul Johnson (Columbia Business School & Gabelli School of Business), this course will help you navigate the cryptocurrency space and provide perspective on how to categorize, value and use them. This course answers questions like why currency, why digital tokens and demonstrates uses cases including valuation exercises. You'll gain an in-depth perspective on digital assets and tokens and pick up relevant quantitative skills on four valuation approaches, including deep discussions on the most important reference use cases. Ideal for practitioners in the finance, digital asset, broker/dealer, audit, accounting, legal and blockchain space.
- Introduction to Machine Learning Masterclass + Certificate
RSVP via EventBrite only: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-machine-learning-certificate-tickets-77498164095 Gain a deeper understanding of machine learning in this 2-day intensive, blending learning of core concepts with hands-on reinforcement. The hands-on portion will be 70% of the time, where you will code along and learn line by line how to build machine learning models with Python and TensorFlow. All attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be presented to current or future employers. The Certificate will be stored on the blockchain and can be pushed to social media. Prior Python skills are not required. Day 1: - Understanding machine learning and artificial intelligence - Supervised learning vs. Unsupervised learning - Understanding linear models, kNN, regression, decision trees, ensembles, SVM - Understand k-Means clustering, PCA NMF, t-SNE - Hands-on - Preparing data for analysis - Hands-on - Employ supervised learning algorithms on data sets to arrive at predictions. Day 2: - Explore neural networks and deep learning - Hands-on - Use TensorFlow to build a neural network to solve a sample business problem
- MIT Media Lab: Symposium on Blockchain for Robotics and AI Systems
We're collaborating with MIT and the MIT Media Lab, join us for a day of fantastic lectures and networking with the brightest minds. ** We're assembling a group to travel to Boston for this event (train or flight), DM us if you're interested in joining the group to Boston ** ** Update: Round-trip NYC/BOS via JetBlue is currently $140 ** We'll have a post-event get together same evening for Blockchain NYC folks, location TBD ** Details: https://www.blockchainrobotics.org/ Discounted tickets: $20 (Normally $250), use discount code BRAIS2019-Meetup RSVP via EventBrite required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-on-blockchain-for-robotics-and-ai-systems-tickets-65056169755
- The Dawn Of The Enterprise Token
RSVPs are limited A speaker and panel series focused on exploration of enterprise tokens like the JPM coin, Libra & the Walmart patent, what it all means, where it is headed and how you might position for it. Felix Shnir, JPMorgan Austin Moothart, R3 Gregory Rocco, ConsenSys Michael D'acampora, Chainhaus
- The Blockchain Masterclass @ NYC
RSVP via EventBrite only :) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-blockchain-masterclass-certificate-nyc-tickets-71150957429 New topics added: Libra, stablecoins, STOs, skip lists and DEX architectures OVERVIEW Come and join us in the most popular blockchain masterclass in NYC - Understand blockchain from the inside out directly from practitioners with proven track records and deep real-world experience. Network with industry professionals in an engaging, stimulating and immersive full day masterclass taught by an NYU professor, blockchain architect and global speaker. Expect about 8 hours of instruction time that often goes past 5.30pm, heavy engagement, Q&A and student interaction. The learning will be intense, fun, current and engaging. Our course material is actively revised, no two classes are identical. Full Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-blockchain-masterclass-certificate-nyc-tickets-71150957429
- Building Crypto & Bitcoin / Blockchain Trading Apps with Python
RSVP via EventBrite ONLY :) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-crypto-bitcoin-blockchain-trading-apps-with-python-tickets-45253368042 COURSE DESCRIPTION This is an intensive full day loaded with learning and knowledge transfer, a course in building a crypto trading system using Python. You will walk away with a deep understanding of the skill needed to build these apps, core business concepts, how to work with exchanges, websockets, 0x exchanges, machine learning and more. We'll use libraries like pandas, matplotlib and NumPy to build a trading system and analyze trade data, time series and charting. Python experience is not required but basic programming experience is. Business Concepts Covered 1. Trades, Pricing, Bids, Asks, Market structure, NBBO 2. Blotters, Time & Sales 3. PnLs 4. VWAP 5. Decentralized exchanges, takers and makers and how they work 6. Portfolio vol minimization 7. Limit Order Book and their types 8. Time-series analytics Lessons (all programmatically done via Python) Foundations Module 1 - Traverse the Bitcoin blockchain and extract data 2 - Display BTC FX exchange rates 3 - Display BTC blockchain stats (hash rate, tx rates, etc.) 4 - Generate a BTC wallet 5 - Generate a multisig BTC wallet 6 - Pulling pricing information from CoinMarketCap.com 7 - Traverse the Ethereum blockchain and extract data 8 - Plotting Ethereum pricing using Matplolib 9 - Retrieving the Coindesk Bitcoin Price Index Exchange Data 10 - Retrieve list of crypto products from an exchange (Coinbase) 11 - Retrieve and analyze the L1 order book 12 - Retrieve and analyze the L2 order book 13 - Retrieve and analyze the L3 order book 14 - Retrieving recent trades made on Coinbase 15/16 - Plotting trade time series using Plot.ly Building Your Trading System 17 - Constructing and using a blotter data structure 18 - Adding VWAP pricing into the blotter 19 - Tapping into and receiving data feeds using asynchronous Websockets 20 - Constructing and using a PnL data structure 21 - Executing a trade into an exchange with confirms 22 - Calculating and embedding VWAP 24 - Using SciPy for standard deviation (volatility) minization in an allocation portfolio 25 - Connecting to and retrieving taker / maker data from 0x decentralized exchanges 26 - Understanding and generating trade signals 27 - BONUS (if time permits) - Retrofit the trading system into a web app using Flask and Bootstrap Technologies (Stack) You'll Gain Experience With Python 3.7.x Plot.ly pandas NumPy SciPy Matplotlib Flask Bootstrap REQUIREMENTS If you wish to code along, please bring a laptop with Python 3.7.x and Visual Code installed. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR Professor Jamiel Sheikh is CEO of Chainhaus and organizer of the Blockchain NYC Meetup with over 20 years of experience with distributed computing, application development and complex large-scale enterprise solutions as a coder and architect. Jamiel currently runs one of the largest Blockchain Meetup groups in NYC and in the US with over 4,000 active enthusiasts. Chainhaus is an advisory and development firm that specializes in complex blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, tokenomics, decentralized applications, and marketing. Jamiel is a graduate professor at Columbia, NYU and CUNY, where he teaches blockchain, performance management and data science respectively. He has an MBA from Columbia University, BBA from Baruch College and is completing an MS in Artificial Intelligence from Georgia Institute of Technology. More information on his bio is available on LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/jamiel Sign up for our upcoming CordaU launch http://cordau.com
- Connecting the Americas (North & Latin) with Real World Blockchain Use Cases
RSVP via Eventbrite required for entrance. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connecting-the-americas-north-latin-wreal-world-blockchain-use-cases-tickets-69931600299 Chainhaus and BALA (Blockchain Association Latin America) bring together industry leaders to discuss Blockchain applications in LatAm. Come join us as we discuss how Blockchain solutions are being applied to various industry issues and why the technology is positioned to make an impact in Latin America. We will review videos of some real world use cases followed by an engaging discussion with: Alvaro Belevan - Head of Latin America Mining Finance at Societe Generale Jimena Leiva Roesch - Senior Fellow at the International Peace Institute Ibrahim Mahgoub - Innovation Leader Agenda 6:00 - Networking 6:30 - Welcome and Introduction 6:40 - Videos of Real World Blockchain Applications in Latin America 7:00 - Mining, Supply Chains & Blockchain 8:00 - Audience Engagement 8:30 - Networking 9:00 - End Chainhaus is the first step for the next wave of professionals, investors, and practitioners transitioning into blockchain, AI and Data Science. We believe innovative technology must be used to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. BALA is a mission driven association focused on developing the blockchain ecosystem in Latin America. We connect the dots between Latin American regulators, local associations, business leaders and international tech communities. Together we are unlocking new markets and more equitable societies.