Blockchain is a shared, replicated ledger that underpins technology such as Bitcoin.  Blockchain’s reach is wider that cryptocurrency however, as it sets out to provide the foundation for a new generation of transactional applications that establish trust and transparency, while streamlining business processes.
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SPEAKERS
Matt Lucas

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AGENDA
6.30pm: Registration & Refreshments
7.00pm: Matt will begin his presentation
7.45pm: Q & A
8.15pm: Networking
9.00pm: Meeting ends


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SYNOPSIS
Blockchain is a shared, replicated ledger that underpins technology such as Bitcoin. Blockchain's reach is wider than cryptocurrency however, as it sets out to provide the foundation for a new generation of transactional applications that establish trust and transparency, while streamlining business processes.

Are you curious about Blockchain and what it can do?

This session gives an overview of Blockchain for business applications, why it is so important, where it is being used and how IT professionals can get started and grow their blockchain skills.


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SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES
Headline Speaker: Matt Lucas
Matt Lucas (@mqmatt,  www.linkedin.com/in/mqmatt) is a technologist with over 20 years of industry experience, currently working at IBM in the global blockchain team.  He is an advisor for the British Blockchain Association, an associate tutor at the University of Oxford and considered a world-wide expert on distributed ledger technologies for businesses, advising on blockchain solutions.
He spends a lot of time teaching Blockchain good practices and industry/product trends and directions. His career has spanned most aspects of software engineering,from development and test, through team leadership, software design, architecture, consultancy and software product management.
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For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.

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THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
Nottingham and Derby Branch
Visit https://nottmderby.bcs.org/

BLOCKCHAIN TODAY!  - Nottingham and Derby Branch
Date and time
16 September, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Novotel
Bostocks Lane
Long Eaton
Nottingham
Derbyshire
NG10 4EP
Price
This event is sold out