• DBL Lecture Series, Spring 18

    Bringing blockchain education and industry to the Duke community

  • What

    The Duke Blockchain Lab is hosting a Lecture Series this spring where we’ll be exploring several topics in the blockchain space and bringing in outside speakers to share their industry perspectives.

     

    The first two introductory talks are intended for anyone in the Duke community and requires little to no previous knowledge. These talks will present the information necessary to better understand the latter Technical and Non-Technical components of the series.

    When and Where

    Tuesdays

    6-7PM (Specific times may vary by date)

    Schiciano Auditorium

     

  • Schedule

    Tuesdays, 6-7PM, Schiciano Auditorium

    What is Bitcoin? Why should I care?

    (Slides)

    David Zarge, Duke '18

    2/13, 6PM

    Understanding Blockchain

    (Slides)

    Dhruv Luthra, Duke '18

    2/20, 6PM

    IBM Presents: Enterprise Blockchain

    Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow and Vice President Blockchain Technologies

    2/27, 6PM

    Cryptocurrency Comparison and Investing Basics

    (Slides)

    David Zarge, Duke '18

    3/6, 6PM

    Cryptoventures and the Law

    Zeeve Rose and Sean Semmler, Duke Law School

    3/27, 6PM

    Scaling Solutions

    Dhruv Lutha, Duke '18

    4/3, 6PM

    Tech Dive

    Chris Sides, Duke '19

    4/10, 6PM

  • Future Schedule

    More to be released soon as speakers and dates are confirmed

    Smart Contracts: Coding on the Ethereum blockchain

    TBA

    Tech Dive: Consensus Algorithms, Scaling Solutions, Lightning Network

    TBA

    Cryptocurrency Trading

    TBA, Duke Cryptocurrency Investment Group

  • Technical Topics

    Smart Contracts: Coding on the Ethereum Blockchain

    Tech Dives: Consensus Algorithms, Scaling Solutions, Lightning Network

    Non-technical Topics

    Cryptocurrency Comparison

    Trading Cryptocurrenies

    Blockchain Applications

    Blockchain Regulation

  • Logistics

    Schiciano Auditorium (EQuad across from Twinnies)

    Tuesdays, 6-7PM

     

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