Will blockchain technology disrupt the financial services sector?
Blockchain technology uses cryptography to allow for anonymous and secure transactions using a decentralized network. The total market value of digital currencies that use blockchain technology, such as Bitcoin, are now measured in the tens of billions of dollars. New applications for this technology are being introduced at a rapid pace.
How will this technology evolve and potentially disrupt the financial services sector?
What investment opportunities does this technology bring?
These are the topics for discussion at the next CFA Society Ottawa Ideas Night, where fellow members and candidates can discuss and debate topics relevant to the investment profession, in an informal setting.
When: Thursday November 2nd from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Brixton's British Pub, 210 Sparks St. (corner of Bank and Sparks).
Cost: Free to members and candidates (includes one complementary beverage and snacks).
Please register by Tuesday October 31st. Click here to register and enter password "cfaottawa".
Siddarth Rajan, CFA
Volunteer, CFA Society Ottawa
Bernhard Eichenlaub, CFA
Past-President, CFA Society Ottawa