In 2008, an unknown person using the name Satoshi Nakamoto published the bitcoin whitepaper; it proposed a borderless payment system, a vision for a decentralized virtual currency, and a solution to the double-spending problem. Bitcoin has since grown from its insular cypherpunk beginnings to the development of an entire ecosystem of programmable virtual currencies. Blockchain, the decentralized ledger technology for cryptocurrencies, has captured the world’s attention, redefined entire industries, and caused us to question our longstanding beliefs on how the future will be built.
Canada is well-positioned to be a leader in digital currency, and its potential impact on the world’s largest industries. Join us to learn about the latest initiatives in blockchain in Canada and around the world on promoting good governance and best practices, and how you can help advocate for and effect change as the voice of Canadian digital currency businesses.