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Understanding Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Bill Swearingen

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

Understanding Bitcoin and the Blockchain

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Curious about Bitcoin and the Blockchain? Join Bill Swearingen, an expert on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, for a fun and engaging introduction to Bitcoin and the Blockchain.

Get the upper hand in understanding one of the most disruptive technologies in recent history. Everyone who attends this seminar will leave with a greater understanding of what Bitcoin and the Blockchain are and how they work. As a gift to you, all attendees will receive a small amount of Bitcoin to get started with! This seminar is perfect for beginners so if you know somebody that is interested in getting started in Bitcoin, please let them know!



BlockChain Word Cloud“Bitcoin was the best performing currency of 2016” – Financial Times

“Bitcoin’s Rally Crushed Every Other Currency in 2016. Here’s Why” – Bloomberg

With the price of a single Bitcoin more than doubling in 2016, and hitting record highs in 2017, many people are taking a second look at the digital currency.



People Learning about BitcoinIn the first half of this exciting seminar, participants will learn about Bitcoin and the Blockchain, including topics such as:

  • What is Bitcoin exactly, and how does the blockchain work?
  • Is Bitcoin safe? Is it legal?
  • Is Bitcoin money?
  • Should I invest in Bitcoin, and if so how do I buy it?
  • Once I have Bitcoin, where do I keep it? How do I use it? How do I spend it?
  • What about alternative crypto currencies like Ethereum, Litecoin, and Ripple?

In the second half of the seminar, participants will learn how to send and receive Bitcoin. All attendees will receive a small amount of bitcoin (valued at around $20USD).

  • Choosing and installing a Bitcoin Wallet on a Smartphone.
  • Sending and Receiving Bitcoin using your Smartphone Bitcoin Wallet.
  • Pros and Cons of Online Wallets, Smartphone Wallets, and Paper Wallets.

Please Note: A Smartphone is not required, but will greatly enhance your understanding of sending and receiving cryptocurrencies. For those who do not have a Smartphone, Paper Wallets will be used.

The location is currently being determined and will be announced soon.  

Have questions about Understanding Bitcoin and the Blockchain? Contact Bill Swearingen

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To be determined, Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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Bill Swearingen

Bill Swearingen is a cyber security expert, with a specific interest in encryption and emerging technologies. Bill is currently the Director of Cyber Defense for CenturyLink, the third largest telecommunications company in the United States, has held executive positions in the FBI Infragard, and is a Co-Founder of SecKC, the worlds largest monthly Information Security Conference. 

An early investor in Bitcoin, Bill has been involved with the Bitcoin community for many years and has even co-developed his own Cryptocurrency, SecKCoin, which is used for rewarding community involvement. Although cyber security is his passion, Bill has a proven track record of understanding disruptive technologies early and training others in a fun, yet technically correct atmosphere. 

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