Blockchain and Cryptocurrency for Dummies!

Date: Thursday 13th June 2019
Time: 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Location: DLA Piper, 1 St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 3AE
Cost: £15 + VAT (free for members)
Categories:
Creative and Digital
Technology

There is a lot of hype surrounding Cryptocurrency and Blockchain, but what does this actually mean for us? What is this new technology?

Mark Robinson, Client Director at Finch Insurance Brokers, will give an entry level introduction to the world of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. The goal of the talk isn’t to plumb the depths of mathematical wizardry, but to serve an introduction to the broader architecture and conceptual background of the technology behind Cryptocurrency.

The talk will cover:

• What are cryptocurrencies
• What is Bitcoin
• A brief history of Bitcoin
• Ethereum vs Bitcoin
• Underlying Technology of Crypto
• Symmetric & Asymmetric Algorithms
• Digital signatures
• Blockchains
• Mining
• Private Keys

About the Speakers:

Mark Robinson Sales Director - North - Verlingue

Mark Robinson is an Insurance Broker specialising in the Technology, Financial Risk and Online Gambling sectors. He works closely with companies to understand their risk profile and ensure exposure to loss is mitigated via a range of specialist insurance products.

Mark has worked with major Blue-Chip organisations across Europe to design and develop specialist insurance policies tailored to their individual needs. This has included Cyber/Data Insurance programs.

Interested In The Event?

If you’re interested in attending, you can book online here.