See Keyhole At The University of Arkansas Blockchain Hackathon

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Keyhole Software is excited to announce our very own David Pitt will providing a technical workshop at the University of Arkansas Blockchain Hackathon on November 6th, 2019 from 6 – 8 PM at the Doug McMillon Innovation Studio.

The University of Arkansas will be hosting its third annual Blockchain Hackathon taking place on November 8th – 9th in downtown Fayetteville. This year will be the first time ever the Blockchain Center of Excellence (BCoE) will be opening up this event to the community, instead of only to students. The diversity of ideas, backgrounds, and skills will make for the most interesting and exciting Blockchain Hackathon to date!

Before the main event, the University of Arkansas will be conducting technical workshops leading up to the Hackathon. These workshops will offer intimate and boutique experiences every night (November 3rd – 7th) to give attendees the opportunity to hear deeper informational sessions on specific blockchains, set-up programming environments, familiarize themselves with available resources, or even do a group exercise.

Who Should Attend

Whether you are a complete beginner with an interest in learning blockchain technologies or a professional software developer, this is an exciting event to engage, build and network with a diverse range of students, individuals, startups, local businesses, as well as large global companies all passionate about seeing the development of applications and talent in the blockchain industry.

About the Presentation

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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About the Speaker

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.

How to Register

Learn more about the University of Arkansas’s Blockchain Hackathon and register today by visiting – https://blockchain.uark.edu/hackathon/

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