Seminar: "Development of Smart Contracts and Use Cases on Ethereum" on January 25, 2018: Based on the showcase on a real project, the seminar covers the fundamentals of Ethereum and the concept of smart contracts. Participants will gain insights through showing the "making of" of a real project in the area of mobility. This project showcases the development of a distributed app, related smart contracts and the integration into business processes. More Information.
Workshop: "Law, Finance & Blockchain: Legal Issues of Financial Transactions on the Blockchain" on January 30, 2018: Financial transactions can already be handled by blockchain technology or on distributed ledger systems, but many legal questions remain. In cooperation with the Bankenverband, we organize an event to bring more clarity to the topic; we discuss how financial transactions in general and securities in particular can be viewed from a legal perspective once they are based on blockchain/DLT technology. Speakers are Michael Spitz (Commerzbank) and Peter Scherer (GSK Stockmann). More Information.
"Crypto Asset Conference 2018" on February 26 to February 27, 2018: Blockchain technology was borne through the invention of Bitcoin and has since then created hundreds of digital assets and spurred the development of business models building on decentralized networks. The conference covers both the public blockchain and the enterprise blockchain domain. The former concerns topics such as cryptocurrencies, ICOs, crypto funds and tokens of decentral business models; the latter includes topics interesting for corporates such as securitization and asset management. More information.
Course "Certified Blockchain Expert" from April 25 – June 30, 2018: This course is designed for everybody who wants to acquire IT and business skills in blockchain technology. The course has an IT track and a business track such that it is suitable for both IT experts and business developers who seek to understand blockchain technology and crypto currencies. Among others, we focus on the Ethereum and the Hyperledger platforms. From an IT perspective, this includes writing smart contracts and decentralised applications (DApps). Further, from a business perspective, we provide an understanding of the variety of possible blockchain use cases and business models. The program consists of two 4-day weeks and a final term paper. More information.