Decentralized - Vancouver Launch Party!

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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.