Research Partnerships and Innovation

Research Partnerships & Innovation

Bitcoin? Intro to Blockchain Lunch & Learn

December 15, 2017

Bitcoin steals the headlines but behind it is a Blockchain technology poised to disrupt several industries.
This Lunch & Learn will provide an overview of blockchain basics as well and a review of some new ventures being funded by an Initial Coin Offering (ICO).New Media Manitoba, Red River College, and The Ace Project Space are happy to present this informative Lunch+Learn that will try to explain some of the complexities and possibilities of Blockchain.
Learning Outcomes

  • Philosophy and principles of Blockchain.
  • What is Bitcoin and how it relates to Blockchain.
  • Smart contracts and Ethereum.
  • ICO. What it is and how it ties into Blockchain and Ethereum.

REGISTRATION CLOSED. Event at capacity.
When: January 25 | 12 p.m. – 1p.m.
Where: Red River College, RM A104 Great West Lecture Theatre
Cost: Free, Light lunch provided
Presenter Bios
Michael Farris is co-Founder of who are building a blockchain based economy for social media.
Bogdan Fiedur of is a full stack developer and entrepreneur. Since the beginning of 2016 he has been involved in “Smart Contract” design and implementation for Ethereum using Solidity.

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