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Introduction to Bitcoin, Blockchain and Digital Currencies


Introduction to Bitcoin, Blockchain and Digital Currencies

25 October 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Malaysia Room (2nd Floor, MaGIC) View map
Admission RM20
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Session Summary 

“Digital currencies and Blockchain are the current hot topics that everyone talks about, although they’re often misunderstood.

So what are the real story behind these new innovations? What’s the technology behind them, and how do they work? What do people use them for, and what are the risks involved?

This session seeks to address the above questions in simple-to-understand layman language.”

What Will You Learn?

  • Understand basic concepts of blockchain, how it relates to digital currencies and Bitcoin

Course Breakdown

  1. Basics of Blockchain
  2. Blockchain vs Digital Currencies
  3. Main Uses of Digital Currency
  4. Regulation
  5. Risks Around Digital Currencies


  • NA – however a basic knowledge of the banking system, accounting, and the Internet would help
  • Bring your own laptop

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Our Speaker

Aaron Tang

Aaron Tang is Marketing/Community Lead at Luno Malaysia. He supports the Malaysian digital currency ecosystem in a variety of ways, including leading engagement sessions with the Malaysian community.

In his previous role, he was the Campus Head for Leaderonomics, a social enterprise specialising in leadership development. He was responsible for developing and running development programs for university-level students across Malaysia.

Prior to his career in development, Aaron spent almost a decade in the oil and gas industry — in PETRONAS followed by Weatherford Asia Pacific. In his last role, he was a product line manager, managing a regional team of 20 engineers across Asia.

Aaron holds a degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in Malaysia.

In his free time, Aaron runs an internationally-syndicated blog, which has been featured in publications such as Business Insider, The Huffington Post and iMoney.