Bill Byrne speaks on 'virtual currencies' at JADO

Date: 14 July 2016, 12.30 - 13.30

Location: Town Hall, St Helier, Jersey

Bill Byrne will be speaking about 'Virtual Currencies' at the Jersey Association of Directors and Officers (JADO) event.

He will be focusing on the hot topics of virtual currencies, Bitcoin and ‘the blockchain'. 

How many of you understand the fundamentals of what is involved, let alone the fiscal, economic, regulatory and ethical implications? 

Bill will look to provide fast-moving, interactive but non-technical briefing, setting out the history and mechanics of virtual currency. 

Why can nobody say ‘Bitcoin’ without saying ‘blockchain’?  Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?  Why is Iceland now home to vast factories stuffed with miners?  And what does all this have to do with the ethical dilemma faced by a self-owning, self-driving taxi when a small child steps out in front of it ...