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Workshop - Blockchain Fundamentals - Sat October 27, 28 - 9 AM

  • 27 Oct 2018
  • 9:00 AM
  • 28 Oct 2018
  • 4:30 PM
  • 146 Kendal Avenue, Toronto, ON - George Brown College Casa Loma Campus

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IIBA Toronto Presents

Blockchain Fundamentals Workshop



A recommended starting point in your future technology learning and development.



Background

The first blockchain based peer-to-peer software was launched January 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto named bitcoin. Since then, interest in “blockchain” technology has grown exponentially. Most forward thinking businesses are investing moderate to significant resources for learning blockchain. The strength of blockchain technology has far-reaching effects often compared to what “Internet” was in 1990’s.


The promise of blockchain equally benefits Public and Private companies. Being able to transfer “value” without pre-established trust mechanism is transformational for what it can revolutionize. It can equally benefits Organizations, Consortiums & Industries.


Not investing in learning the ropes of blockchain could put your business in a serious risk. The opportunity to learn and adopt blockchain needs to be capitalized and strategically baked into firm’s growth plans.


Purpose

  • This workshop offers 2-days of immersive learning experience that will cover basics of blockchain technology and its applications. 
  • We will also deep dive into mechanics of blockchain. 
  • Time will also be spent on discussing the clock chain ecosystem as well as building of system using blockchain.


Who should attend

  • This workshop is open to any one within mid, senior and executive level experience. 
  • We do not assume prior knowledge of blockchain as we start from ground up and build the knowledge level.


Learning outcomes

  • At the end of the workshop you can expect to have a clear understanding of the genesis of blockchain along with sound understanding of various components and mechanics of it. 
  • You will also be able to identify opportunity of blockchain application in business and society. 
  • The workshop will also equip you with overview of different blockchain platforms, their unique value propositions, roadmaps and application development basics.

 

 


Instructor


Anjum Iqbal
VP Technology

BIOGRAPHY

Anjum Iqbal is the Vice President of IT Business Solutions and oversees all of FNF Canada’s technology operations. Anjum has over 17 years of experience ranging from corporate financial and Intranet applications to complete enterprise business systems development.


Before joining FNF Canada in January 2006, He was a Senior Consultant at CIBC and also held senior software development positions at various companies both in Canada and Singapore.


Anjum holds a MBA from Northwestern University (Chicago) and a B.S. Computer Science degree from University of Wollongong (Australia).



Particulars:


Class time duration: 12.00 hours

IIBA CDU credits: 12.00 credits


Chapter Member and Chapter Associate Price: $449

Non-Member Price and Basic Member: $529



Payment Policy

Workshop fees must be paid upon registration in the workshop prior to attending. Pricing, registration terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice.


For credit card payments, charges will be in the currency of the country where the class takes place and will be converted by the credit card company. IIBA Toronto Chapter is not responsible for fluctuations due to exchange rates. Taxes will be applied to the payment where applicable.


IIBA Toronto Chapter reserves the right to make changes to the workshop program described or to cancel the workshop at any time without notice or liability. The Chapter's sole liability will be limited to the refund of registration fees paid in respect of the workshop and the Chapter shall not be responsible for any incidental or consequential loss arising whatsoever. The Chapter will endeavor to give enrollees as much advance notice as possible of any change to the workshop program or registrant’s enrollment.


Registration Fee

The registration fee covers workshop materials only. Refreshments and lunch is not included and is the responsibility of the registrant. Parking is not included.


Refund Policy

Cancellations will be allowed prior to 10 days of the workshop start date and a full refund will be issued. Cancellations will not be permitted within 10 days of the workshop start date; however, substitutions will be permitted. It is up to the registrant to find and arrange a substitute. The Chapter will process the substitution by changing the registrant name but is not responsible for any financial transactions between the registrants.


No refunds will be issued within 10 days of the workshop start date. If a registrant does not attend the workshop and has not given adequate notification, it will result in full forfeiture of the registration fee.


If you are unable to attend the workshop, or have comments or questions, please contact president@iibatoronto.org.


Questions


Should you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at education@iibatoronto.org.




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