The Crypto Curious Course

The Crypto Curious Course

Saturday January 25, 2020 (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)

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Details

The Crypto Curious Course is a four-hour workshop with a simple goal: You will walk away from it understanding how transactions work on a blockchain and see the powerful potential of decentralized technology.

Learn about what Bitcoin is, where it came from and how blockchain and cryptocurrency are connected.

You will also get hands-on experience executing your own Bitcoin transaction guided by our instructors.

Plus you will learn:

  • How to buy and use cryptocurrency
  • What makes Bitcoin different from traditional money
  • How to safely store your cryptocurrency
  • How Blockchain can benefit you and the world
  • How a Cryptocurrency Transaction happens ‘Under the Hood’

FAQs

What do I need to bring?

Just a note-taking device and a healthy sense of curiosity!

What do I need to use the crypto ATM?

A mobile phone number to create an account. (VOIP phone numbers will not work)
A $20 bill to exchange. ($20 is the minimum amount to make an exchange)

Will there be a break for food?

Yes, there will be a 30-minute break for lunch. Pizza will be provided.

Where is the Class?

Hosted by Blockchain Institute at Uptown’s Hackhaus
4649 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640
Conveniently up the street from the Wilson Red Line stop

​How much does it cost to attend?

The Course is free but space is limited.

Thanks to everyone that made it out for the course!

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Congressman Bill Foster speaks on Libra and a U.S. Digital Currency

Bill Foster speaks on concerns regarding Facebook’s Libra project and the need for the Federal Reserve to create a digital currency.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM)

 

Details

On Thursday, January 23rd, Bill Foster, Democratic Congressman from the 11th district of Illinois, will be speaking at FinTank’s monthly Blockchain/Crypto group hosted by IIT, 565 W. Adams, in the Loop. Bill Co-Chairs the Congressional Blockchain Caucus on Capitol Hill.

The Congressman will speak on his concerns regarding Facebook’s Libra project and the need for the Federal Reserve to create a digital currency for the U.S. dollar. On September 30th of this year, Bill and Republican Congressman French Hill from Arkansas sent the following letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell:

“We are concerned that the primacy of the U.S. Dollar could be in long-term jeopardy from wide adoption of digital fiat currencies…it may become increasingly imperative that the Federal Reserve take up the project of developing a U.S. dollar digital currency.”

For more info and tickets see the Eventbrite Page. Seating is limited so don’t wait, buy your tickets now!

Location:
IIT Chicago-Kent/Stuart
565 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL

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Details

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