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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Hyperledger Global Forum Scholarships
To encourage attendance by underrepresented/marginalized persons in the technology and open source communities, Hyperledger is offering scholarships to Hyperledeger Global Forum 2021. Recipients will receive complimentary registration to the virtual event, taking place June 8 – 10, 2021. Applications are due May 21. Go here to find out more.
Hyperledger Fabric study circle – hosted by the new Hyperledger India Chapter Student Society
The recently launched Hyperledger India Chapter Student Society is hosting Hyperledger Fabric weekly study circle meetings, starting April 10th. Held over the course of two months, the eight sessions will help people get acquainted with the practical aspects of using and contributing to Hyperledger Fabric. At the end of the sessions, participants are expected to come up with a project demonstration of their choice.
Session one will be on April 10th at 11:00 AM IST. For more details, go here.
How does Blockchain Protect Consumer Rights in the New Digital Era?
Recently, Hyperledger and BSN hosted a webinar on the timely and increasingly important subject of how blockchain can help protect consumer rights in the digital era. Panelists included Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf and Julian Gordon as well as Everledger’s Leanne Kemp, Wipro’s Joshua Satten and Whitfield Diffie, 2015 Turing Award Winner and senior advisor to Findora. The recording is available here.
Hyperledger Job Board
Don’t forget to bookmark the Hyperledger job board to find the next opportunity to put your skills to work.
- Saturday, April 10, at 12:00 UTC / 15:00 AST: Hyperledger Riyadh hosts “21 use cases of blockchain solution with Hyperledger – For Entrepreneurs”
- Monday, April 12, at 21:30 UTC / 18:30 BRT: Hyperledger Brazil Chapter hosts “Blockchain e os Cartórios”
- Thursday, April 15, at 16:00 UTC / 12:00 PM EDT: Hyperledger Toronto hosts “Scaling Hyperledger Fabric networks”
See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here.