2022 GMIS Illinois Summer Social

  • 2022-06-30
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Blockchain/Crypto Technologies and the Corresponding Applications That Can Alter Our Future (60 minute presentation)


June 30th, 2022

Presention Time 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Event Time 1-5 pm

PuttShack  1828 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL 60523


About the speaker


Kevin Braner is a third year engineering student at Purdue University and is also an active member of the “Boiler Blockchain Club”. He is leading one of two active Boiler Blockchain application projects and also doubles as one of the developers for that initiative. In addition, Kevin is President and co-founder of Windy City Woodwinds, makers of high-end jazz mouthpieces that are sold worldwide. His passion for the power of blockchain and what problems it can address is what makes him so excited about this new space. It is clear that this field is moving at lightspeed, and hopes to enlighten you on its potential.


Session Details


- What is a blockchain? Why is it valuable?

- How do we add to a blockchain? Why is it secure? Public vs. Private Blockchains

- Potential applications of blockchain

- IPFS and distributed file sharing

- Understanding cryptocurrencies and smart contracts

- Terra/Luna collapse explained as well as the future of defi

- NFT’s defined and how NFT’s are woven into applications

- Question/Answer period

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