What we're about

The Decentralized Vancouver Chapter gathers together blockchain enthusiasts in the greater Vancouver area.

The chapter aims to gather like-minded individuals, for the spreading of knowledge and experience relating to blockchain technology and digital currencies.

The chapter will organize seminars and meetups with blockchain experts to further educate its members and will support the entrepreneurial spirit.

Regular meetings are held open to all enthusiasts and professionals to join.

Upcoming events (1)

Decentralized - Vancouver Launch Party!

Launch Academy

Join us on Monday, May 27 between 17:30 to 20:00 to celebrate the opening of the Decentralized Vancouver Chapter! Decentralized is organised by the University of Nicosia, a global leader in Blockchain education and research, as well as providers of the world's first full academic degree in specialising in Blockchain, the MSc in Digital Currency. While Blockchain has gained traction as a concept separate from Bitcoin we are one of the few groups who refer to the Bitcoin blockchain when explaining the concept. As the University is a neutral forum, open discussion about scaling, incentive structures, public vs. private blockchains.... is welcome. Agenda 17:30 - 18:00 - Registration and Networking 18:00 - 18:10 - Opening Ceremony (remote announcement, University of Nicosia) 18:10 - 18:45 - Intro to Blockchain (condensed), by Hussein Hallak 18:45 - 18:50 - Community Shoutouts 18:50 - 19:00 - Lightning Round 19:00 - 19:30 - Panel Discussion: How do you protect your privacy when everything is on a blockchain? Panelists: Kris Constable - CEO of PGKYC.com William Casarin - Bitcoin/Lightning Developer Saju Abraham - Chief Product Officer of RightMesh TBA from Axiom Zen, Peer.Social Ashton Addison - CEO and Founder of EventChain Moderator: Alexandra Moxin, Founder and CEO of Advance Tech Media 19:30 - 20:00 - Closing Ceremony / Networking Agenda - Detail (See the forthcoming Event Page for Speaker Bios) Presentation Intro to Blockchain (Condensed) Speaker: Hussein Hallak, Founder and CEO of Next Decentrum, Evangelist at Launch Academy * Blockchain is the world's most transformative technology since the invention of the internet. In this condensed version you will learn why it's important, how it works and a few key applications. You have a once in a lifetime opportunity to be at the forefront of the market wave building massive momentum, that wave is the blockchain, and this session will get you started on the right foot. Community Shoutouts * Announce an event, venture or if you're hiring Lightning Round * 1-minute rounds to stand up in front of the crowd and give your best elevator pitch about your project Panel Discussion How do you protect your privacy when everything is on a blockchain? * Moderator: Alexandra Moxin, Founder and CEO of Advance Tech Media * Panelists: Kris Constable - CEO of PGKYC.com, William Casarin - Bitcoin/Lightning Developer, Ashton Addison - CEO and Founder of EventChain, Saju Abraham - Chief Product Officer of RightMesh, TBA from Axiom Zen, Peer.Social ** Please note, cameras will be at this event. If you would like to attend anonymously or not have your photo taken let us know and we will do our best to accommodate.

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