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Chapter Meeting-Blockchain

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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You've probably heard a lot about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies  in the news lately.  The decentralized value exchange  that cryptocurrencies provide has garnered a lot of interest from the media but for the past several years, its also garnered equal interest from companies and governments looking to use the underlying technology  (blockchain) to power new use cases that have the potential to disrupt several industries.
In this discussion, we will look inside cryptocurrencies to understand what the blockchain is and how it enables these currencies to function outside centralized control. We will also explore industry consortium efforts and use cases that are emerging to apply blockchain technology to new and interesting use cases.

  • What is the blockchain?
  • How does it work?
  • How is it being adapted for industry?
  • What are existing use cases?
  • How may it impact me? 

About the Speaker 

Charles Nyame is an avid technophile with a deep love for applying technology to solve real problems and over the last 15 years has served as a small business owner, IT consultant, Project Manager, Instructor,  Business Analyst and IT Solution Lead.  Currently serving at Fifth Third to help launch its participation in the TCH real-time payments network; Charles has been active on several  internal bank block-chain efforts, as well as the banks participation in the R3 consortium.



Event Details: 
6:00-6:45 Networking and Dinner 6:45-7:00 Chapter Business 7:00-8:00 Block Chain Presentation
Event Location: 
George A. Schaefer, Jr. Operations Center 5050 Kingsley Drive, Cincinnati, OH 4522 Fifth Third Bank, Madisonville OH
Charles Nyame
Location Name: 
Fifth Third Bank, Madisonville OH
Event Directions: 
5050 Kingsley Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45227