Blockchain Technology Masterclass

Blockchain is a revolutionary technology that enables "internets of value" that can move value in seconds - money, trade documents, financial securities and more.

Learn the basics of blockchain technology in this half-day Masterclass conducted by Rohas Nagpal.

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Masterclass details

    Pune
    Friday, 13th September, 2019
    10am to 1pm
    Fees: Rs. 5,000

What is blockchain technology?

    Today, the Internet enables the movement of data (videos, text, photos and more) globally in milliseconds.

    But try moving value and you will be surprised by the costs, inefficiencies and time delays. Blockchain is a revolutionary technology that enables "internets of value" that can move value in seconds - money, trade documents, financial securities and more.

  • KPMG: 41% Of Tech Leaders In Favor Of Adopting Blockchain For Business In The Next 3 Years. (Source: Forbes)
  • Blockchain engineers are making between $150,000 and $175,000 in annual salaries on average. (Source: CNBC)
  • Blockchain engineers are the top paid roles in software development, on par with specialists focused on artificial intelligence. (Source: CNBC)
  • By 2025, 10% of GDP will be stored on blockchains or blockchain related technology. (Source: World Economic Forum)
  • Blockchain has the power to shape the 21st century. (Source: Deloitte)
  • Blockchain startups face skill shortage, opt for freelancers. (Source: Economic Times)

Topics

  • 1. Blockchain Fundamentals
    Hash functions, digital signatures, public key cryptography, proof-of-work, types of networks, consensus mechanisms, private v public v consortium blockchains.

  • 2. Blockchain & DLT Frameworks
    Introduction to BigchainDB, Corda, Ethereum, Hyperledger Burrow, Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth, Multichain, Quorum.

  • 3. Blockchain & DLT Tools
    Introduction to Cakeshop, Hyperledger Caliper, Hyperledger Cello, Hyperledger Composer, Hyperledger Explorer, Hyperledger Quilt, Multichain Explorer, Yobichain.

  • 4. Use cases
    Banking & Financial Services, Manufacturing Sector, Supply Chain, Healthcare.

Target Audience

    This masterclass is suitable for CxOs; Bankers; IT professionals & consultants; Fintech and other startups, Lawyers.

About Rohas Nagpal

    This masterclass will be conducted by Rohas Nagpal, the Chief Blockchain Architect of Primechain Technologies Pvt. Ltd.. He is a retired hacker, an amateur boxer and a Tintinologist.

    At Primechain Technologies, he also oversees the management of BankChain - a community of 37 banks for exploring, building and implementing blockchain solutions.

    He has filed for a provisional US patent titled "Transparent self-managing Know Your Customer (KYC) program using blockchain and smart contracts". His document on Man-in-the-middle attacks has been cited in patent US 8677466 B1 titled Verification of digital certificates used for encrypted computer communications (filed 2010).

    He has authored 18 books & whitepapers (including the Cyber Crime Investigation Manual) and maintains the Blockchain Blog.

    Rohas Nagpal on LinkedIn


    Rohas Nagpal speaking at the NASSCOM Product Conclave 2017, Bangalore.



    Rohas Nagpal speaking at the United Nations Conclave on Financial Inclusion at New Delhi.