Keyhole Announces Kansas City Hyperledger Blockchain User Group

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The Keyhole Software team is excited to announce that we are the new organizers of the official Hyperledger Kansas City Meetup group.

This meetup group will discuss all topics related to Hyperledger blockchains. The group seeks to provide an opportunity for Kansas City professionals to network with others who are interested in, or working with, Hyperledger blockchain networks.

Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It is a global collaboration hosted by The Linux Foundation including leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chain, manufacturing, and technology. Hyperledger Fabric is a blockchain framework implementation and one of the current eight Hyperledger projects hosted by The Linux Foundation. 

Make sure to join the Hyperledger Kansas City Meetup Group to ensure you receive invitations to all upcoming blockchain events. All Kansas City Hyperledger meetup events will free to attend (with RSVP) and will be held at the Keyhole Software offices in Leawood, Kansas.

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Upcoming Meetup: Hyperledger Fabric In Action

The first inaugural meetup of the group is scheduled for Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

The topic for this event is titled “Hyperledger Fabric In Action.” Get RSVP’d to attend on Meetup.com.

Overview

Join us for the first event to kick off the new Kansas City Hyperledger meetup group!

Attend for an in-depth introduction to blockchain with Hyperledger Fabric. This presentation will show key Hyperledger Fabric features and how they support the next generation of shared systems of record, like:

  • Foundational Elements of a Permissioned Hyperledger Blockchain Network
  • Distributed Topology, including Gossip Structure, Peer Nodes, and Ordered Nodes
  • Blockchain Data Structure
  • Channels for sharing Confidential Information
  • Anatomy of a Transaction
  • Business logic applied through Chaincode or Smart Contracts
  • Blockchain Case Study – Live Implementation
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Agenda:

5:30 – 6:00 PM – Doors open. Social Hour with food provided by Keyhole Software.
6:00 PM – Welcome. Presentation by David Pitt begins.
7:00 PM – Wrap-up + Q&A

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals who are interested in or active in the space blockchain application use cases and tools.
  • Architects and developers who want to know how to design and write their own blockchain networks or decentralized applications.
  • Individual contributors, or leaders of teams who will actively be contributing to the Hyperledger project.

Speaker Bio:

David Pitt is a Sr. Solutions Architect and a Managing Partner of Keyhole Software. With more than 25 years of IT experience, David has spent the last 15 years leading and mentoring development teams utilizing Java and .NET technologies.

He is the author of numerous technical articles and a co-author of a popular IBM book that documents some of his architecture design patterns. Recent projects involve speaking, writing, and training developers in enterprise Blockchain technology & JavaScript development best practices.
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