The Inaugural Blacks in Technology Conference, instantly tagged as BITCON2018, is a 3-day interactive platform for professionals, entrepreneurs, influencers, subject matter experts, students, and thought leaders who share a common goal... increasing the visibility and representation of black men and women in the tech industry.  As we seek to further our mission of establishing a practice of world class excellence, BIT has crafted a stimulating and engaging program that intertwines and encompasses the Twin Cities educational, business, political and tech communities. Utilizing forums such as tech exhibits, career fairs, pitch competitions, networking parties, city innovation tours, lightning talks, and panel discussions, BIT invites you to redefine your career in tech…
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Saturday, October 13 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Blockchain Technology Use: Cases and Demo

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Blockchain technology will enable the evolution of all industries. After the mark that Bitcoin has made on the finance world, more and more people are beginning to explore the implications of this technologies development. Our imaginations have gone wild with the possibility of ways that blockchain technology will impact us. Theoretically, this technology is putting the power of records, trust, and transparency into the public’s hands. We are returning to an era of peer-to-peer trading that our ancestors started with, a transaction between two entities. This workshop will not only look at the high level applications and uses of blockchain technology but we will dive into how to test whether blockchain technology is appropriate and lucrative for your venture.

Semirah Dolan is a Blockchain Developer and educator in the Blockchain space. She uses her social media platforms to connect to international platforms and to spread the knowledge of blockchain. Semirah believes that the key to blockchain mass adoption is a general understanding of the technology.

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Semirah Dolan

System Engineer, Dell Technologies
Semirah Dolan has a background in both mechanical engineering and computer science. She has worked in IT, manufacturing, ecommerce, healthcare devices, aerospace, and entertainment. With a versatile background she has a full 360 degree spectrum view of the tech world. Semirah has... Read More →

Saturday October 13, 2018 1:45pm - 2:45pm CDT
Best Buy HQ - Learn 7601 Penn Ave S Richfield, MN 55423