Welcome to the Weekend Update. Our goal with this weekly post is to share quick updates about online education, networking and collaboration opportunities and resources for the open source enterprise blockchain community.
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Call for students, professors and researchers to get involved in Hyperledger
Universities have a critical role to play in the transformation that blockchain technology is driving. Educational institutions will teach needed skills, research new uses and help shape the direction of this movement. If you are at a university and are interested in understanding Hyperledger and making an impact on the projects, this guide has the information you need to get started.
Blockchain Expo North America
Blockchain Expo North America will be virtual this year. The event will feature two days (November 4-5) of top-level content and thought leadership discussions looking at the blockchain ecosystem. Hyperledger executives will take the stage for two sessions on November 4 for the focus on blockchain for the enterprise:
- Keynote: “Success Stories of Deploying Blockchain and Lessons Learned” by Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf at 10:00 a.m. MST
- Live Keynote Panel: “The Future of Enterprise Technology – Predictions of 2021 & Beyond” moderated by Hyperledger’s Daniela Barbosa at 10:20 a.m. MST
For more details about Blockchain Expo North America, go here.
Webinar: How Credit Unions are Using MemberPass to Improve the Member Experience
Data security, particularly around identity, has become a major concern for consumers everywhere due to ongoing data breaches and waves of identity. In the financial industry, digital identity protection is especially crucial. Innovative credit unions have collaborated to develop CULedger, a credit union service organization offering MemberPass, a consumer-focused global digital identity solution. CULedger’s Julie Esser will present the credit union industry’s use of MemberPass and provide an update on their deployments and use cases.
Tune on Wednesday, November 4, at 10:00 am EST. For more information and to register, go here.
Case Study: DLT Labs and Walmart Canada Transform Freight Transport Management
Learn more about how DLT Labs is using Hyperledger Fabric to resolve freight transportation invoice and payment challenges for Walmart Canada in this new case study.
Hyperledger Study Circle
Hyperledger Sweden hosts a Tech Study Circle every other Friday. The session is open to all who want to share learning experiences, clear doubts, educate each other and discuss various Hyperledger certifications.
The group meets this Friday, November 6, at 13:00 GMT/15:00 CEST. More details are here.
- Saturday, October 31, at 8:30 UTC / 14:00 IST: Hyperledger Bangalore hosts “Blockchain Techfest 2020”
- Thursday, November 5, at 18:00 UTC / 11:00 MST: Hyperledger Denver hosts “Learn About The Blockchain Automation Framework (BAF) & Cactus”
- Thursday, November 5, at 23:00 UTC / 18:00 EST: Hyperledger Toronto hosts “Climate Action and Accounting with Hyperledger”
See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here.