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As a platform for decentralized economy, the transformative power of blockchains impacts every industry sector

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As a platform for decentralized economy, the transformative power of blockchains impacts every industry sector. Despite the hype surrounding blockchains which created a perception of extremes, blockchains is here to stay.

Date and Time

25 January 2018 - 18:00-21:00

Location

Ottawa, Canada - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the N America:Canada-Ottawa local network. Contact John Vines for more information.


About this event

As a platform for decentralized economy, the transformative power of blockchains impacts every industry sector. Despite the hype surrounding blockchains which created a perception of extremes, blockchains is here to stay.
This lecture will provide the context and tools to assess the opportunity and threat of blockchains to your business and career. 

The lecture will cover the following topics around blockchains:
• The market: Overview of the industry and the Top 10 blockchain market trends to watch
• The technology: Under the cover look at what enables the technology
• Case studies: Implementation and results from blockchain projects

Programme

18:00 - 19:15 Networking and dinner in the Fieldhouse Restaurant
19:15 - 19:30 Move to Courtyard Room for lecture
19:30 - 20:30 Lecture
20:30 - 21:00 Q&A

Reasons to attend

This talk will provide attendees the context and describe the tools to assess the opportunity and threat of blockchains to your technology career and business.

Continuing Professional Development

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Additional information

About the Speaker

Frank Rayal is founding partner at Xona Partners, a boutique management and technology advisory firm. His focus is on enabling companies leverage new technologies and market trends to develop new revenues. For over two decades, Frank worked to bridge the divide between technologies and markets by leading new product introductions through the entire life-cycle from concept to roll-out. Frank co-founded wireless pioneer BLiNQ Networks. He held senior product management, marketing and business development positions at Ericsson, Redline, and Metawave. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, and an MASc in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Toronto, Canada. He is a senior member of IEEE, and a member of Professional Engineers Ontario.

Registration information

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