What we're about

This group to raise the awareness and understanding of the general public on the Blockchain technology, and its impact on our everyday lives. We hope to create an open space for the exchange of information, and a network of Blockchain beginners, to be experts, and experts alike, such as developers, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. "Looking forward to exploring the world of Blockchain together.”

This is a group for anyone interested in learning about Blockchain Technology, including smart contracts, decentralized networks, its applications etc. All skill levels are welcome.

This group encompasses in its members the graduates of post-graduate certification programs at The BlockchainHub at Lassonde School of Engineering, York University (http://www.theblockchainhub.com).

We welcome you to The BlockchainHub community meetups.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact info@theblockchainhub.com

About The BlockchainHub

The first of its kind in Canada, The BlockchainHub brings together education, research and technology incubation, to catalyze the full potential of Blockchain to transform industries and disrupt existing value chains. The BlockchainHub, has been designed in response to the needs of industry professionals, fascinated by the potential impact of Blockchain technology on existing organizations, new ventures and financial markets. The BlockchainHub, located within York University, performs three important functions:

As an innovation hub to support visionary entrepreneurs providing disruptive solutions to real-world problems using Blockchain technology through C-lab (http://theblockchainhub.com/c-lab).

As a catalyst for interdisciplinary research into new Blockchain technologies, new business models, intellectual property and related issues arising from the widespread deployment of Blockchain through Blockchain Lab.

As a leading educator for professionals engaged in the deployment of Blockchain technologies through Blockchain Academy (http://theblockchainhub.com/academy).

The BlockchainHub, an initiative of Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (BEST), facilitates the development and application of fast-evolving Blockchain technology through: deep subject matter expertise (academic and industry), local and global research partnerships, deep experience in technology commercialization and innovation management, and the development of a local and global community of Blockchain experts and practitioners. The BlockchainHub Educational Programs (Blockchain Academy) are run and certified by Lassonde Professional Development, at Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Toronto.

Please click HERE (http://theblockchainhub.com/) to learn more about The BlockchainHub (http://theblockchainhub.com/).

Disclaimer: Blockchain hub is driven by a community of passionate Blockchain enthusiasts discussing the future of Blockchain (and related) technologies and business. However, Blockchain hub can not be held responsible for any technical or business claims made by members of our community

Upcoming events (5+)

Open House: Technology Certification Programs at York University- LPD Centre

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence,

Are you considering applying for post-graduate certifications in Artificial Intelligence(www.aihive.org), Blockchain(www.theblockchainhub.org) & Cyber Security (www.thecyberresilience.org) at Lassonde Professional Development (www.lassondepd.ca), York University? Join us for our Open House at Lassonde Professional Development Centre(LPD) at Lassonde School of Engineering at York University. For more information about this exciting event , Please register through eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-house-technology-certification-programs-at-york-university-lassonde-professional-development-tickets-54579058433

Cloud at Scale: The Foundations

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence

LPD offers courses to create lifelong learning opportunities to help professionals develop and deploy new technologies and business models. We are pleased to present a new course offering, ‘Cloud at Scale: The Foundations’. As large organizations begin to adopt the public cloud, disruption of their existing organizational structure and roles is inevitable. Organizations that are able to embrace this change alongside the technology are generally those that are able to experience success of a cloud transformation programs. By 2020, over 90 per cent of global enterprises will adopt multi-cloud platforms. This course will take you through a journey of topics about utilizing public cloud services at scale. Learn and become a trusted cloud advisor by knowing more about the prominent cloud providers, industry proven enterprise cloud strategies and best practices in designing cloud ready architecture Join Sourced Group to hear about our approach to building a multi-cloud strategy, including the main points to consider, some examples of the journeys we've taken with our clients, and some of the lessons we've learned along the way. If you are interested in embarking on a cloud journey, or have just started, then this Meetup is for you! Agenda: 1. Introduction to Cloud at Scale - What is the public Cloud? - Evolution of cloud - Overview of the major cloud providers - Cloud at Scale Overview: An enterprise cloud strategy - Future and trends of the public cloud - How do I get started? 2. Question and answer period 3. Networking This meetup will feature presentations by Jonathan Spinks, CEO, Sourced Group, and Chris Sandico, Client Success Manager, Sourced Group. Additionally, members of Sourced Group will be in attendance to answer technical questions from the audience. Sourced Group is a global cloud consultancy that helps enterprises make the most of cloud services with a focus on security, governance and compliance. We provide advisory and professional services for securing, migrating and managing the cloud infrastructure of large enterprise customers in highly-regulated industries. By utilizing our proven deployment frameworks, managed services, and trusted design patterns, we have worked with the largest and most security conscious organizations to unlock innovation through cloud computing. If you have any questions please email [masked]

Workshop Series: Docker Containers & The Ubuntu Virtual Machine for Hyperledger

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence,

Held in Room #213 When setting up your Hyperledger environment, it is essential to understand and have a good grasp of Docker Containers and the Ubuntu Virtual Machine Environment. Join us for a free two hours intro workshop on getting started with the Hyperledger Fabric development. Starting with a presentation on “The Basic Building Blocks of a Blockchain Application”, we will then quickly move on to a hands-on session on “Hyperledger Fabric Prerequisites: Ubuntu Virtual Machine and Docker containers”. Bring your own laptop and set it up for blockchain development! What is Hyperledger? "Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It is a global collaboration, started by IBM, hosted by The Linux Foundation, maintained by leaders in finance, banking, IoT, supply chain, manufacturing and technology. " It is the platform of choice for many large enterprise blockchain solutions such as Walmart, Maersk Line and many more... What are Docker containers? A Docker container (image) is a lightweight, standalone, executable package of software that includes everything needed to run an application: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries and settings.

Certification in Decentralized AI (CDAi) Program

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence

DESCRIPTION About the CDAi Program The future of AI is on the Blockchain... We all need to know how that works. Whether you are an executive trying to explore the opportunities in AI & Blockchain, or you are a professional looking to acquire the skills and certification to become job-ready in such an exciting domain, this course is definitely for you. This course has been designed specifically to address the challenges, opportunities and provide practical solutions frameworks. Please sign up : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/certification-in-decentralized-ai-cdai-program-tickets-51535914307?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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