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Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology -- Explained (zs)

  • Tue, January 25, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Virtual
  • 204


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This is the first of a series on the management of financial resources in retirement, programs designed to provide a variety of ideas on investing and investment options for retirees. 

In this session, you’ll be able to satisfy your curiosity about cryptocurrencies and the underlying technology that supports and enables cryptocurrencies. Whether you’ve never heard of Bitcoin, or are an avid investor in Ethereum, you’ll come away with a deeper understanding of the evolving role of cryptocurrencies and how people are making money on both blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Professor Brad Chandler, UW–Madison School of Business, will talk about the evolution of blockchain technology and the critical role it plays in cryptocurrencies, as well as in any other supply chain that demands accountability. Brad is the Director of the Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Shailesh Shah of Coinbase will also speak. He comments, “As an engineer, I started learning more about the blockchain technology that is powering the backbone of all cryptocurrencies. I became very interested in the technology and found myself in the early days of developing a cryptocurrency trading platform. I hope I can share some of what I've learned with all of you.”

This session is co-sponsored by the Committee on Financial Matters in Retirement and the Electronic Technology Committee

If you have preliminary questions for the speakers, please email Program Coordinator, Tom Eggert by Tuesday, January 18.

Food Pantry Contributions:

Checks payable to UW-Foundation, with "Open Seat" on the memo line may be mailed to UWRA, 21 North Park Street, Room 7205, Madison, WI 53715-1218.

Registration Deadline:  Friday, January 21

Registration:  Advance registration is required.  You are encouraged to register online.  To register by phone or email, call the Association office. If you or your guest registered for this seminar but cannot attend, please cancel your registration online, or email/call the UWRA office.

NOTE:  The weblink and virtual call information will be included in the meeting reminders registrants receive.

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