You may have heard of cryptocurrency or blockchain technology and wondered, “are they the same thing or are they different?” Maybe you know someone who has bought bitcoin or is trading digital currency on the market and you think, “should I invest?”  What is all the fuss about? Come and discover the components of cryptocurrency and how it is based on blockchain technology.

Dragan Boscovic ASU ProfessorOn Monday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m., 
Dragan Boscovic, PH.D., will help us to understand this new and changing arena. Walk away with a better grasp of blockchains, cryptocurrencies, and NFTs. Discover what crypto is exactly and what it might evolve to in the future.

Boscovic is a research professor in the School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence (SCAI) at Arizona State University and Research Director of AZ Blockchain Applied Research Center, and Distinguished Visiting Scholar Honored Alumni, mediaX, at Stanford University.  Additionally, he is CEO and founder of technology VizLore Group, headquartered in Arizona, and focused on delivering innovative solutions related to IoT, Data Analytics, Blockchain distributed computing, and digital asset management. He holds a Ph.D. in Numerical Electromagnetic Modeling from the University of Bath, United Kingdom (1991).

 

Boscovic has 25 years of high-tech experience acquired in an international setup (UK, France, China, USA) and is uniquely positioned to help data-driven technical advances within today’s global data-intensive technology arena. He is a lateral thinker with broad exposure to a wide range of scientific methods and business practices. He has a proven track record in conceiving strategies and managing the development, investment, and innovation efforts related to advanced data analysis services, ML/AI applications, and mobile and IoT solutions and platforms.

 

Tickets to the lecture are $5 each and will be available in the lobby of the Renaissance Theater beginning at 9 a.m.