An evening with IBM Global Director of Blockchain Labs – Nitin Gaur

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT, WE’VE MOVED THE VENUE TO ONEROOF EVENTS SPACE NEXT DOOR TO BLOCKCHAIN CENTRE – 77 – 79 CITY ROAD. 

WE CAN NOW ACCOMMODATE UP TO 250 PEOPLE SO FEEL FREE TO INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES. 

Hey everyone, 

For this special event Blockchain Centre is proud to host a world leading pioneer in the Blockchain for Enterprise sector, Mr. Nitin Gaur, IBM Global Director Blockchain Labs. 

Join us to hear about the Hyperledger project, Blockchain technology for developers, trends Nitin is observing locally and globally and the work IBM are engaged in with clients around the world, including in Australia and the news you may have read on the first Blockchain project with local banks and their customers..

http://www.zdnet.com/article/anz-westpac-buy-into-blockchain-with-ibm-bank-guarantee-trial/

Two events in one evening! 

We’re expecting another massive turnout for this event and after the program at OneRoof, everyone is welcome to come for a tour of the Blockchain Centre next door and carry on the Blockchain conversation and networking over food and drinks with Nitin and the rest of the Blockchain Melbourne community.. 

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Schedule:

6.00 – Doors Open to the Event Space

6.20 – Welcome to the Meetup

6.30 – Presentation from Nitin

7.00 – Blockchain Trends / Demo

7.30 – Blockchain Centre tour, networking over food and drinks. 

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Blockchain Centre social enterprise – giving back to the community

We kindly request a $10 donation at the entrance to this event to support Blockchain Centre’s social enterprise partner – The Big Umbrella and Bean Good Cafe. 

To find out more about the great work Justin and his team at TBU do, please visit- http://thebigumbrella.org/ and if you work in Melbourne CBD, check out their awesome new cafe – http://beangood.com.au/ where 50% of the profits go to help tackle poverty, homelessness and food wastage in Australia and Nepal.

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About Nitin and IBM’s support for Blockchain Technology:

Nitin is responsible for instituting a body of knowledge and organizational understanding around blockchain technology and industry specific applications. His mission is building a “blockchain for enterprise”practice with client facing responsibilities and is tasked with building a new business built around industry disruption and disintermediation. 

As a founding member of the open-source Linux Foundation Hyperledger project, and a driver of global blockchain collaboration and innovation, IBM is working across government and industries such as finance,government, healthcare, insurance, supply chains and IoT. 

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We look forward to seeing you at will undoubtedly be highly informative event, especially for those interested in Blockchain for Enterprise infrastructure and application use.

Martin and the Blockchain Centre, Blockchain Melbourne and Hyperledger Melbourne community.  

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Thank you to Blockchain Centre’s official partners and sponsors and for making this event possible.

https://developer.ibm.com/startups/

http://blockchainglobal.com/