Understanding Blockchain--Seminar Series

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This free seminar series presents a variety of topics in the revolutionary new space of blockchain technology, crypto, NFTs, and more. Join us live and learn from industry experts and influential guest speakers. 

As few as 1 day

Why you should attend.

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of blockchain tech, its applicability, history, and trajectory
  • Hear presentations from industry experts that strike at the core of blockchain issues, presented in a way that makes sense regardless of your level of tech-savviness
  • Contextualize a present-day blockchain movement, weaving in historical underpinnings, and gaining a better understanding of how something works and why
  • Understand what the growth of certain aspects of blockchain says about the ecosystem and larger tech landscape

About this course:

Blockchain has distinguished itself as the technical architecture of choice for a great many projects boldly attempting to solve critically important and meaningful problems. The next iteration of the internet has blockchain as its bedrock, and building an understanding of the precepts of this often opaque technology positions professionals with an interest in tech to pivot into this high-demand space and supercharge their career potential. Join us in this series where we dive into important blockchain topics (NFT's, cryptocurrency, tokens, Bitcoin, Ethereum, hashing, smart contracts, Web3, Metaverse, etc.) that deliver substantive understanding about blockchain as the transformative tool poised to continually disrupt industries in the States and abroad. 

How to attend:

Each date/seminar is a standalone event and attendance in one is not required to attend the next. To sign up, enroll in the corresponding quarter below. Upon enrolling, you are welcome to attend one, two, or all three sessions for that quarter. All sessions are hosted live online in Pacific Time (PT).

Fall 2022 Series Schedule

September 28  |  12:00 - 1:30 PM 
Payment Rails and Productivity Processes

October 26  |  12:00 - 1:30 PM
The Global Impact of Blockchain

November 30  |  12:00 - 1:30 PM
Conversation with President at TIME, Keith Grossman

Summer 2022 Series

Adoption and Acceleration: How Blockchains Enable Decentralized Teams to Innovate and Adapt

Blockchain in Action: A Look Into a Blockchain Company and How It’s Structured

Live Interview: Crypto Artist, Lana Denina


Spring 2022 Series

Governance over the Blockchain: How Worldwide Teams Collaborate and Operate On-Chain

Careers: Explore Various Careers in the Blockchain Space

NFTs Explained: Success Journeys of Top NFT Creators


Winter 2022 Series

Blockchain Building Blocks: How Blockchain Helps Businesses Scale and Solve Meaningful Problems

Consortiums: Relevant Organizations and Communities for Those Seeking to Enter the Blockchain Space

Industry Guest Speaker: Matt Kummell - Director of Strategy & Operations at the Digital Currency Group

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Wednesday 12:00PM - 1:30PM PT
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Instructor: Alex Nascimento
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Location: UCLA X Open
ENROLL BY: Mar 1, 2023
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 March 1 | Panel Discussion on Current Events 

Wed Mar 1, 2023
12:00PM PT - 1:30PM PT

Gain a competitive edge with Blockchain.

A certificate in Blockchain Technology Management can set you up to apply the latest technologies to your current role. Understand how blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) can be implemented to real business programs and solve today's biggest business problems. 

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