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  • Introduction to Blockchain: A Workshop for C-level Executives, Managers, & Decision-Makers

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    Name: Introduction to Blockchain: A Workshop for C-level Executives, Managers, & Decision-Makers
    Date: January 16, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST
    Event Description:
    Is your company exploring Blockchain technology? As the underlying technology behind Bitcoin, Blockchain technology has rapidly been demonstrated to be a technology that can streamline your business processes, and has the potential to enable ground-breaking innovations.  Illinois Institute of Technology is offering a 1-day Blockchain Workshop targeting C-level executives, Managers, and Decision Makers.
    In this workshop, our goal is to provide you with the terminology, concepts, and technical knowledge about how Blockchain Technology works and why it is important. It will provide you with a better understanding of how Blockchain technology can be implemented in your organization.
    Workshop Outcomes:

    Each participant should be able to demonstrate foundation knowledge and skills in the following areas:

    • Fundamental principles of the History of Money and Conventional Ledger Functions
    • Fundamental principles of Bitcoin Basics
    • Fundamental principles of Tokenized Economy and Crypto Currency Concepts
    • Fundamental principles of Blockchain Technology
    • Fundamental principles of Ethereum Blockchain Technology
    • Fundamental principles of Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin
    • Fundamental principles of Blockchain Law
    • Blockchain Limits and Challenges
    • Examples of Real-world Blockchain Applications
    • Fundamental principles of How to Design and Implement a Blockchain Solution Project – an Organized High-Level Step-by-Step Approach
    • How to help your Organization rapidly ramp up skills and readiness for Blockchain Application Development
    Who Should Attend?
    C-Suite Level Executives, Managers, and Decision-Makers

    Facilitator: William Slater is an experienced, seasoned Information Technology professional with more than three decades of experience.  Though he has worked in all areas of IT, his primary focus since 2001 has been Data Centers, Cybersecurity, Networking, Application Development, Service Management, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.  He has studied and worked with Blockchain since 2012.  In 2018, he prepared presentations and presented at four different local technical conferences, and he has been teaching Blockchain Technology to more than 30 Interns at his company since June 1, 2018. Mr. Slater has been an Adjunct Industry Professor for over 10 years, and holds three master’s degrees, and 80 professional certifications. 

    Date: January 16, 2019 (9:00AM-5:00PM)

    Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided

    llinois Institute of Technology
    201 East Loop Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60189

    Workshop Fee: $395 per person

    This workshop awards .7 CEU or 7 PDU
    REGISTER HERE: http://www.cvent.com/d/7bq96b
    Questions? Please contact Mary LaFleur at mlafleur@iit.edu or (630) 682-6030

    201 East Loop Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60189
    Date/Time Information:
    January 16, 2019
    Contact Information:
    Mary LaFleur mlafleur@iit.edu (630) 682-6030
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