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3rd Monday Event

Bitcoin, the Future of Money and the Crypto Revolution by Anthony Parker MBCS CITP

Date: Monday, 16th July 2018
Time: 19:00 (tea & coffee available from 18:30)
Location: Novotel, Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4EP (map)
Price: Free! (non-members welcome)
Status: Went Ahead

Details

You have probably heard of Bitcoin, the digital money from the Internet, but how well do you understand the technology behind it called Blockchain? Is it all hype, or will fast digital money win over slow flat currencies?

Anthony Parker of Cuberoot64 looks into the future and gives a simple vision of Bitcoin and the technology that underpins it, Blockchain. He will delve into the depths of distributed peer to peer technology in an informal, engaging and friendly setting.

This talk will take you through what forks are, different consensus algorithms, smart contracts, the business use cases of blockchain technology and much more in this insightful and thought-provoking journey into the future of money.

Lastly, Anthony will touch upon mining, wallet management, trading crypto assets, best practice in avoiding common scams and possible insights into the next hot alt coin.

Beware:Information in this talk could change your life!

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About the Presenter

Anthony Parker (LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/antgparker) (Twitter:@antgparker, @cuberoot64) is a telecoms professional with over 14 years experience in the industry, working for companies such as LogicaCMG, Analysis Mason and Dun & Bradstreet (working for clients such as; Microsoft, Etisalat and Vodafone), and BT Retail consumer division.

After spending 18 years in the IT industry as a Digital Transformation Consultant and Strategic Manager, Anthony Parker founded Cuberoot64 in 2017 - an associate consultancy that enhances business agility through relationships, collaboration and engagement and offers strategic advice on blockchain technologies and crypto investing. Cuberoot64 passionately believe in bringing simple solutions to complicated problems and clarifying the confusing. They give honest strategic advice in a dynamic digital landscape to make it as easy as 2 + 2.

Anthony is also a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, Chair of the Berkshire Branch of the BCS and has an MBA from Henley Business School. In his spare time he enjoys investing, family life, skiing and motorsports.

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