NEWCASTLE - The Inaugural Blockchain Australia National Meetup Roadshow

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NEWCASTLE - The Inaugural Blockchain Australia National Meetup Roadshow

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Crypto Sydney one of Australia's largest and oldest meetups has been bringing the leading projects to the masses and now we are taking it on the road due to popular demand to bring it to your city.

The events will be hosted by David Jackson MD S2M Digital Recruitment, founder of Crypto SYDNEY and Director of Blockchain Australia.

On each night we will have a couple of short presentations from local and global Blockchain projects followed by a robust debate around privacy and if “FACEBANKS LIBRA SHOULD BE STOPPED”, naturally we will tackle “BITCOIN IS DEAD, LONG LIVE BITCOIN!” and our famous audience Q&A session with the expert panel consisting of International exclusive speakers flown in from Singapore and Hong Kong and of course our very own best of breed local Blockchain ecosystem experts.

This roadshow will attract the best brains focused on this emerging technology with experts from major law firms, big four consulting firms, regulators from ASIC and Austrack, traditional equity, Forex and commodities traders, along with crypto traders, investors, Blockchain entrepreneurs, developers, recruiters and students looking to learn all about the future of cryptocurrency markets and where crypto’s underlying technology, distributed ledger technology (DLT) - Blockchains are headed into 2020 and beyond.

We will have Trezor hardware wallets as Lucky Door prizes, so bring your business cards.

The night's topics across all the major cities will cover but not be limited to:

- A brief introduction on what Blockchain and Crypto are in layman’s terms.

- How Blockchain is getting real word traction in 2019.

- Crypto trading and investing.

- Regulation and education.

- Discussion around the current state of play in the cryptocurrency space.

- Have we exited the “Crypto Winter?”

- The debate over what will spur the adoption of programmable money - BTC/BCH or global corporate stable coins like Libra.

- Has Facebooks Libra Coin been a positive development for the ecosystem?

- And lots of Australian Blockchain projects.

SPECIAL GUEST PANELISTS INCLUDE:

JODI STAPLETON - Head of Finance Transformation at Newcastle Permanent Building Society

Jodi Stapleton is a passionate mom and technologist, who helps Financial Services organisations implement better tech using and understanding their data. Jodi has over 18 years experience holding senior technology roles in Canada and Australia. In her spare time she is part of the Hunter Data Analytics Meet Up team and uses every opportunity to sell the value of data !

GRANT COLTHUP - CEO of Mine Digital, www.minedigital.exchange

Mine’s purpose is to be the new standard in the Australian digital asset exchange landscape supported by its partnership with Asia’s leading listed digital asset firm - BC Group (HKSE: 0863).Grant previously held positions with a global macro hedge fund, Macquarie Bank, proprietary trading firm and Australia’s largest general insurance company - IAG. Grant has extensive experience in managing and trading institutional funds across all asset classes and forms of strategy.

DAN FARTHING - Founder of Newy Startups, www.newystartups.com.au and Kegit, www.kegitapp.com

Dan is a dad, founder, networker and mentor. He’s passionate about technology and how it is changing the way we can do business. Data analysis has always played a major part in his career, from his network engineering days to building his own cafe business and tech start-up that is using big data to optimise freight and logistics. Dan loves finding opportunities in understanding data, metrics and how we can use it to make better business decisions.

ADRIAN PRZELOZNY - CEO and Co-Founder of Independent Reserve, www.independentreserve.com

Adrian is the CEO and co-founder of Independent Reserve, a Digital Currency exchange based in Sydney. Adrian’s career spans more than 15 years in Information Technology, specializing in the design and development of critical business systems. Prior to founding Independent Reserve, Adrian was the principal consultant at a Sydney-based IT consultancy which he also co-founded. Through this challenging role, Adrian led the delivery of many enterprise solutions for financial institutions across Australia, as well as holding a long-standing role as Solutions Architect at the Nine network.

In 2016 Adrian joined the Board of Directors of ADCA to help progress the standing of Digital Currencies in Australia.

DAVID JACKSON - Founder and Managing Director of S2M Digital, www.s2m.com.au

A true entrepreneur and visionary, David’s reputation is built on his legendary energy and genuine passion. His unparalleled success in matching client briefs with the very best talent on offer flows directly from the quality of his deep, rich, professional relationships and his ability as a communicator. S2M’s position, as the home of leaders and innovators, is testament to David’s own relentless innovation and engaging leadership. He is also the inaugural CEO at Blockchain Australia, sits on the board as Executive Chairman of ASX listed company REFFIND and is Non-Executive Director at the world’s leading enterprise blockchain loyalty start-up www.loyyal.com based in San Francisco.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

ASR RECRUITMENT in association with BLOCKCHAIN AUSTRALIA and NEWY STARTUPS

MAJOR SPONSORS:

DSi Professionals - www.dsiprofessionals.com, Mine Digital Exchange - www.minedigital.exchange, along with Australia's 2019 award-winning Exchange of the year - Independent Reserve - www.independentreserve.com

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We're kindly accepting your donation at this address. Feel free to send a few coins to help us covering costs for our next Meetup!

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