Check each semester for the next available workshops.
When offered, this series of workshops start with understanding blockchain (the underlying technology of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies), why use it and how it works, use cases, programming environments, and finally creating your own currency and decentralized application.
The workshops are 2 hours each and run the course of 5 weeks. The content builds from week to week, so be sure to come to the first workshop!
Session 1: What is blockchain, the Third Web and cryptocurrency and why do they matter?
Session 2: How and where is blockchain and decentralized ledger technology being used?
Session 3: Intro to the variety of blockchain development environments and then delve in Ethereum. This is a hands-on session where each attendee uses a computer in the lab to go through the full experience.
Session 4: Covers more complex programming and smart contracts and test blockchain networks.
Session 5: Test your Dapp (decentralized app), create your own currency and trade using the Metamak wallet.
55 Park Place, Suite 250, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Located in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, our secure and advanced technology laboratory is designed for collaboration. Lab users are equipped with state-of-the-art technologies to spur innovative solutions and generate groundbreaking discoveries in this emerging decentralized ledger movement.
Elizabeth Strickler Biography:
Elizabeth Strickler serves as the Director of Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) and the Director of Blockchain Lab activities within the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute at Georgia State University. To these roles, she brings a robust background in media and technology to support students and clients in starting their businesses, sharing immersive stories and overall building a stronger cultural economy by leveraging this to decentralized movement to spur creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.