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Cryptocurrency 2.0 is a forum for Bitcoin & "Meta-coin" developers, investors, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts to communicate, collaborate, and discuss new ways to leverage BTC technology through "Protocol as a Service" business models.

Items of interest:

Multi-Sig security applications

Smart Contracts

Smart Property

Financial Derivatives

User Currencies

Decentralized Exchanges

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

Colorcoins, Master Protocol, Counterparty, and Ethereum

Upcoming events (2)

Blockchain Ethereum, Solidity & Smart Contract Development Training $1,900

This 30 hour instructor-led course is designed for programmers and developers who want to take a comprehensive deep dive in writing smart contracts and building applications that interact with them. This course provides detailed overviews of Ethereum, smart contracts, and the development language, Solidity. The student will be exposed to Ethereum’s adaptable feature set which allows the developer to design decentralized applications for countless applications. Students will also participate in hands-on programming part sessions to learn, develop, and advance their skills in Ethereum development. The Ethereum Development Training Course is designed for those seeking an in-depth understanding and development experience of the Ethereum Blockchain platform. Students will engage in many practical exercises to enhance their knowledge and existing skill set. Due to the technical programming contents covered in this course, it is not recommended for those without programming knowledge and experience. Those who attend the Ethereum Development course will have a demonstrated knowledge of: 1- An excellent overall understanding of the Ethereum architecture and Solidity language. 2- All functional components (including smart contracts) required to develop an Ethereum Blockchain. 3- The understanding of how to instantiate an Ethereum application on the network. 4- An in-depth understanding of how transactions are created and implemented on an Ethereum network. Target Audiences Target Course Audience Include: – Programmers – Application Developers – System Architects – Network Architects – Network Security Architects – IT Professionals w/programming experience Class schedule: 30 hours in 3 days (Mon-Wed) from 8 am-6pm Course fee: $1,300 online or $1,900 in DC For more info and RSVP: https://myhsts.org/course-blockchain-ethereum-development-with-government-blockchain-association-certification.php GBA members get $200 discount for this course. Visit the below page to get the promotion code: https://www.gbaglobal.org/member-discounts/

The Future of Money, Governance, & The Law at Georgetown U

Georgetown University

Join us on the historic campus of Georgetown University as GBA hosts the first of several preliminary discussions leading up to our major conference at the end of 2019. “Blockchain technology started as the technological underpinning of the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Since then, finance has been one of the leaders in its adoption.” – Gilles Hilary, Georgetown University How will this disruptive technology affect our money, the Government’s control of it, and our laws? We will attempt to look into the future by tracking the trajectory of Blockchain, AI, IoT, DLT, and a host of other recent technologies. We will have a panel including: Jim Moran – Mr. Moran served as a Congressman in the US House of Representatives for 24 years. His many assignments have included Committee on Appropriations for Defense, the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. In these roles, he has provided oversight of trillions of dollars in government spending.Mr. Moran is also on the GBA Government Advisory Committee Bryant Nielson – Mr. Nielson is the Executive Director for CapitalWave Inc. and Founder for The Blockchain Academy. CapitalWave is a global training firm that specializes in “Technology Enabled Learning & Training” for corporations and universities for the financial markets. He also leads the GBA Education & Training Working Group. Nabeel Malik – Mr. Malik leads the GBA Mining & Cryptocurrency Working Group. He is also the Founder and President of Cryptolitics. Cryptolitics is a group of cryptocurrency professionals dedicated to facilitating analytics and discussions on current crypto events. Mr. Malik heads up the GBA Mining and Cryptocurrency Working Group. Gerard Dache (Moderator) – Mr. Dache is the Founder and Global President of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA). He has decades of experience working in the government contracting field and focussing on process improvement. His global experience in process improvement has set the foundation for his leadership role in the GBA. Mark your calendars on March 30 for this impactful discussion, then we’ll head out to Georgetown for lunch. Following that, you won’t want to miss the total experience with GBA’s Crypto-Nite, starting at 3 pm, at another venue nearby in Washington DC. The address is Room 350, Rafik B. Hariri Building, Georgetown University, You can find a map here: https://guevents.georgetown.edu/rafik_b_hariri_building If you use Lyft or Uber to come, you may want to give the “Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center” as the adjacent building. Limited Parking is available on campus in the Southwest Garage @ $5/hour (cash only; enter via Canal Road). Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by March 24 to Gilles Hilary https://www.linkedin.com/pub/gilles-hilary/99/975/a4b Find out more information about our series, The Future of Money, Governance & The Law. https://www.gbaglobal.org/events/category/series/list/

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