The partners at Blockchain@UBC are pleased to offer a second UBC Summer Open Source Blockchain Knowledge Building Initiative on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technologies. The goal of this initiative is to provide upper undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline at UBC with advanced, specialized training in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.
The W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Research and the OBHR Division of the Sauder School of Business are jointly co-hosting the OMT Division of the Academy of Management Writing and Reviewing Workshop on February 1-2, 2018 at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Additional support is provided by the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University.
First it was the internet, and now blockchain is the latest technology to challenge how the traditional economy works. UBC Sauder associate professor Marc-David Seidel explains why distributed trust has the ability to reduce the need for third-party institutions and what this means for both local and global economies.
Marc-David Seidel, the RBC Financial Group Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the W. Maurice Young Centre for Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital, UBC Sauder School of Business, will be presenting his ideas on building a sustainable Blockchain innovation ecosystem.
Digital assets breached the stratosphere this summer creating extraordinary hype, disbelief, and skepticism. All the while a core group of Vancouver startups, academics, coders, and investors continued to build world-class products and services garnering the attention of the Global Blockchain community.