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Wed, Mar 11



Talk | Ethereum Blockchain: A Technical Overview on Blockchain 2.0

Hi all, in our upcoming gathering, we will give a technical overview on Ethereum Blockchain, aka Blockchain 2.0. The speaker will be a reputable scholar in the field of information theory, blockchain, machine learning, networked control & communications theory.

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Talk | Ethereum Blockchain: A Technical Overview on Blockchain 2.0
Talk | Ethereum Blockchain: A Technical Overview on Blockchain 2.0

Time & Location

Mar 11, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

WeWork, 315 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018, USA

About the Event


Lecture | 6:30pm-8:00pm

  • The basics of Ethereum blockchain
  • Why blockchain 2.0 - smart contracts
  • Ethereum consensus - GHOST protocol, proof-of-stake protocol
  • Ethereum-based real-world applications

Open Discussion | 8:00pm-8:30pm

About the Speaker:

Chong Li, PHD (

Dr. Li is an expert in the field of AI and blockchain technology. As one of the co-founders of NTLabs, a blockchain and AI-focused research lab, he also teaches graduate-level courses on blockchain, reinforcement learning and convex optimization at Columbia University. Dr. Li holds more than 200 patents. He’s also the author of the book “Reinforcement Learning for Cyber-physical Systems” (Taylor & Francis CRC press).

In addition to publishing papers on top-ranking academic journals, including Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Communications Magazine, Automatica, etc., he serves as a reviewer and technical program committee for most prestigious journals and conferences in communications and control societies as well.

  • This event is a great opportunity for individual professionals to grasp an overall understanding of blockchain and Ethereum. It will be also helpful for entrepreneurs/C-suite executives who are interested in applying blockchain technology to their businesses.
  • Join our slack group, ask questions, and share information about blockchain! Speaker slides will also be shared on Slack.
  • We are in preparation for a series of blockchain lectures and talks. Please stay tuned!

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