Blockchain & Web 3.0 - A Decentralized World

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There's a good chance you've heard of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. But what do you truly know about it and other cryptocurrencies? Learn more about crypto during Blockchain & Web 3.0: A Decentralized World.

Dr. Christopher Edmonds and Dr. Mark Edmonds will explore the world of Blockchain and Web 3.0 to give us a better insight into this virtual currency during this virtual event. The brothers will discuss the following:

  • Centralized vs. decentralized systems
  • Blockchain
  • Technology behind Bitcoin
  • Etherium
  • NFTs
  • Web 3.0

Cryptocurrency has been around for more than a decade, but has become more common over the last few years. Still, many people don't understand with this highly volatile market.

Dr. Christopher Edmonds is an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the UAB Collat School of Business. He earned his BS in Computer and Information Systems from Colorado State University in 2002, his MBA from UAB in 2006, and obtained his PhD in Accounting from Virginia Tech in 2010.

Dr. Mark Edmonds is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the UAB Collat School of Business. He is a two-time graduate of UAB, earning his BS in Accounting in 2007 and MAC in 2007. He also earned his PhD in Accounting from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2016.

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Thursday, September 22 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Workshop/Educational

Topic

Science & Technology, Finance

Target Audience

Alumni & Donors, Faculty & Staff

Website

https://alumni.uab.edu/bitcoin

Cost

Free

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National Alumni Society
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