Blockchain is the technology behind the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but what else can it be used for? Why is it so important, and why are many companies starting to use blockchain to make their operations more efficient? And what are cryptocurrencies—and why might countries start issuing their own?
event you’ll hear about the early days of Bitcoin and its underlying technology, as well as the current state of the crypto world. You’ll also discover how cryptocurrencies will change the world, how blockchain can be used in everything from identity management to prediction software to smart contracts, and how to set up your own wallet containing cryptocurrencies.
CryptoWomen is a community dedicated to bringing women together in the crypto/blockchain world. They invite you to come and explore the future with them and ask all the questions you want in a friendly space!
Julia Evelyn Larsen and Dilek Genc. Julia is a former tech start-up community manager with a background in psychology. She’s doing her masters in Organisational Innovation and Entrepreneurship at CBS, and is part of the team responsible for data protection at a political party in Denmark.
Dilek is currently researching blockchain usage in humanitarian aid and development, writing her master’s thesis on the same topic, and will continue exploring this theme during her PhD in International Development. She is also part of a team writing a ‘white paper’ on this topic and helps organise blockchain for good conferences.
6:30 PM—The current state of the Crypto world and how we got there: Julia Evelyn Larsen & Dilek Genc
7:00 PM—Discussion groups and Q&A