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Blockchain: What Information Professionals Need to Know
Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM EDT
Category: Presentation


Title: Blockchain: What Information Professionals Need to Know
Speaker: Christopher Mitchell, Esq.
Date: October 15, 2019
Time: 6:00-7:15 pm
Location: PLI, 1177 Ave. of the Americas (Entrance on 45th St.)

In 2008 Bitcoin was introduced in a paper published by Satoshi Nakamoto as a mechanism to avoid the need for financial institutions in transfers of value. Blockchain is the technology that underlies bitcoin and other virtual currencies. This program will explore:

  • Introduction to blockchain technology and virtual currencies
  • How blockchain-based contracts differ from traditional legal contracts
  • How domestic and international governments are using blockchain to protect our information.
  • What resources are available to educate our attorneys and to keep us informed.
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