Blockchain


Joining us for an introduction to the concepts of blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contracts, how the technology is being used and what we could expect in the coming years.

Theis Simonsen and Kristian Vestergaard will be joining us for an introduction to the concepts of blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contracts, how the technology is being used and what we could expect in the coming years. They are aiming at debunking some of the myths and inspire us about why the technology matter, where it can be used, and where it is used. The pair makes up half of the partners that are building the Tagion system, a system that addresses many of the issues with current blockchain-based solutions and that – by industry insiders – is seen as a technology that may be the backbone in the transaction networks of tomorrow.

Theis and Kristian’s talk covers five topics:

  • Introduction to economic systems and cryptocurrency
  • Introduction to blockchain and DLT
  • Smart Contracts
  • Real-world use cases
  • Behold the future

There will be room for discussions throughout and time to going way beyond the basis on at least some of the topics.

Theis Simonsen is an experienced strategist, developer, lecturer and executive. Prior to i25s, Theis served as a senior consultant at KPMG and an external lecturer at Copenhagen Business School and holds a M.S. in Information Technology from I.T. University of Copenhagen.

Kristian Vestergaard is burden by 20+ years of experience as a business and enterprise architect, draws on experiences from various positions, last as a Director of Digital Architecture at GN Audio A/S, where he also served on the Board of Directors.​

The talk is not about Tagion, but the system is used for reference. If you want to learn more in advance, you may check out: https://www.tagion.org, Whitepaper: https://tagion.org/tagionwhitepaper.pdf, and techpaper: https://tagion.org/tagiontechpaper.pdf.

In the end there will be a break with something to drink and eat and time for networking.

After the Blockchain event we will continue with our annual meeting in Elektronik- & It-gruppen, IDA Nord and you are more then welcome to join us. Read more about the event on 334519.

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Information
  • When

    4. mar. 2020 16:55 - 18:30
  • Where

    IDA Aalborg, Vestre Havnepromenade 9, 3. sal, 9000 Aalborg

  • Registration Deadline

    3. mar. 2020 - 23:55

  • Organizer

    Elektronik- og IT-Gruppen, IDA Nord

  • Event Number

    335408

Price
  • Member of the organizer

    kr. 0

  • Vacant

    kr. 50

  • Member

    kr. 50

  • Senior member

    kr. 50

  • Student member

    kr. 50

  • Students, not a member of IDA

    kr. 100

  • Corporate member

    kr. 100

  • Participant, not a member of IDA

    kr. 200