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Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Hyperledger Project Webinar: Hyperledger Besu

Hear from Hyperledger Besu developers about the new features introduced with version 1.5.  As part of the project update, the team will provide a demo of the new features and talk about the roadmap. Come prepared with questions!

The webinar will be at 10:00 a.m. EDT on August 5. Go here to register.

Webinar: COVID Pandemic Accelerating Industry 4.0, What is the Role of AI, Blockchain, & Digital Identity?

Join Chainyard’s Gigo Joseph, vice president, blockchain services, and Isaac Kunkel, senior vice president, for a panel discussion on the impact of the pandemic on new technology adoption and use cases. The discussion is part of a webinar series presented by the University of Dubai’s Center of Business Research and Consultancy.

The webinar will be at 1:00 p.m. UTC on August 5. Go here to register.

Webinar: Building and Scaling Blockchain Solutions for the Greater Good

CoinDesk and IBM are teaming up for a discussion on how IBM Blockchain solutions are being used to help corporations deliver technology for social good and for a variety of industry solutions. The discussion will include technology options for deploying blockchain network components on-premises with System Z, in public clouds, or in hybrid cloud architectures.

The webinar will be at 11:00 a.m. EDT on August 6. Go here to register.

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Free training courses

The Linux Foundation offers free online-learning courses on a range of open source topics from Linux to blockchain, networking to cloud, and everything in between. Below are some options for those looking to dive deeper into Hyperledger and enterprise blockchain:

Introduction to Hyperledger Blockchain Technologies
This free introductory course is carefully curated for nontechnical, business-oriented audiences and examines blockchains for the enterprise. 

To learn more, go here.

Hyperledger Sawtooth for Application Developer
This course covers the basics of blockchain and permissioned networks and then introduces students to Hyperledger Sawtooth. Students will learn the principles of application design and development for the Hyperledger Sawtooth platform and create a full-featured Hyperledger Sawtooth blockchain application. The course is free, but there is a paid certificate option as well. 

To learn more, go here.

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Singapore Blockchain Week (July 21-23)

This year’s Singapore Blockchain Week will be hosted online and bring together governments, industry leaders, academics and innovators, and aid collaboration on both regional and international level. 

As part of the program, Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf will be part of the panel “Accelerating the Adoption of Blockchain at the Enterprise Level” taking place Tuesday, July 21, at 10:00 a.m. SGT.

Free passes are available. Once you register, make sure to stop by the Hyperledger virtual booth. The Trade Finance SIG will be meeting there from 3:30-5:00 p.m. SGT on July 21. The meeting will include a panel with speakers from ABN AMRO, dltledgers, IBM and We.trade.

Registration details are here.

Webinar: Observability of multi-party computation with OpenTelemetry

Tune in to a webinar led by Splunk detailing how the latest innovation in managing logs through OpenTelemetry, a project of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, makes it possible to combine multiple blockchain systems to report fine-grained information into a comprehensive consortium view. As part of their talk, Antoine Toulme and DaveMcAllister Sr of Spunk will share a reference architecture to integrate best of breed technologies: Kubernetes, OpenTelemetry Collector and Hyperledger Fabric.

The webinar will be at 10:00 a.m. PDT on July 23. Go here to register.

Capital Markets Special Interest Group Digital Dollar Project (DDP) discussion

This week, the Hyperledger Capital Markets SIG fielded a detailed discussion about the prospect of a digital version of the U.S. dollar as outlined in the Digital Dollar Project whitepaper. Go here to find a recording of the meeting as well as links to the white paper and to added background documents.

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Webinar: DLT Labs & Walmart Use Blockchain to Improve Margins, Visibility & Transparency Throughout the Supply Chain

Tune in at 10:00 a.m. ET on July 15 to hear a presentation from Loudon Owen of DLT Labs on an out-of-the-box platform with configurable modules called Samepaging. Samepaging can integrate with legacy systems and enable two companies looking to share information in order to do business to ensure agreements are being followed. Each participant in the process knows the integrity of the data is inherently accurate and up to date. This improvement to the process enables participants to forecast predictions that directly impact revenue and margins for the entire company. Samepaging is used today, in full production, by Walmart and its national network to improve their supply chain.

To register, go here

Hands-on with Hyperledger Besu

Engineers from PegaSys, trainers from ConsenSys Academy, and contributors from the Hyperledger community are providing four weeks of free hands-on training to help developers deepen their knowledge of Hyperledger Besu. Weekly sessions will run until July 31st. Individuals can join anytime during July.

Go here for added details.

New online Hyperledger study group 

The Hyperledger India Chapter is starting a weekly online certification study circle in collaboration with Saintgits College of Engineering for people in Asia Pacific who want to go through Hyperledger training material in a group setting. The first session is Saturday, July 11, at 2PM IST. 

To find out more, go here.

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

Welcome to the Weekend Update. We are putting this round-up out a day early as many will be enjoying a long weekend starting tomorrow. 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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Hands-on with Hyperledger Besu

Engineers from PegaSys, trainers from ConsenSys Academy, and contributors from the Hyperledger community are providing four weeks of free hands-on training to help developers deepen their knowledge of Hyperledger Besu. The first class is July 6th and weekly sessions will run until July 31st. Individuals can join anytime during July.

Go here for added details: https://pages.consensys.net/hyperledger-besu-hands-on

Live private coaching sessions for mastering Hyperledger Fabric

Coding Bootcamps is now offering live tutoring classes for mastering blockchain development and Hyperledger Fabric. It is a great opportunity to improve your Hyperledger Fabric skills by discussing your problems and questions with an industry expert. To get added details or to register, visit the below pages:

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Open Source Summit North America

Hosted by the Linux Foundation, Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It’s a unique environment for cross-collaboration between developers, sysadmins, devops, architects and others who are driving technology forward.

At this year’s virtual event, Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf will be speaking on “Digital identity: Increasing online trust and privacy simultaneously through blockchain.” His talk will be June 30 at 12:25pm CDT.

Go here to register: 

Webinar: Blockchain and Drug Supply Assurance in the Coronavirus Era

Tune in at 10:00 a.m. ET on July 1 to hear a presentation from Ben Taylor of Ledger Domain on BRUINchain, a last-mile blockchain-driven solution used by real caregivers to help deliver life-saving medications. BRUINchain was deployed and tested by LedgerDomain and UCLA Health as part of a peer-reviewed study commissioned by the US FDA and published in Blockchain in Healthcare Today. The study is among the first of its kind to reveal exactly how blockchain could save pharmacies billions of dollars in labor and safety stock costs alone.

Register here.

Complete Self-Paced Hyperledger Training Classes

Linux Foundation Authorized Training Partner Coding Bootcamps offers complete blockchain training classes in both self-paced and live formats in English and Spanish. Visit this page to see the list of self-paced blockchain classes. 

Right now, Coding Bootcamps is offering the Hyperledger community a 50% discount on the Hyperledger Fabric V2 courses listed below using the coupon code: HF-happy-day. This promotion ends Monday July 6th

Blockchain Management in Hyperledger Fabric V2 for System Admins

Hyperledger Fabric V2 for Developers

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

Welcome to this week’s Weekend Update. We are putting this out a day early as the Linux Foundation and Hyperledger staff will be observing Juneteeth tomorrow. 

Our goal with these weekly posts is to share quick updates about online education, networking and collaboration opportunities and resources for the open source enterprise blockchain community.

In celebration of Juneteenth and in support of Black Lives Matter, we are also including a list of just some of the resources we at Hyperledger are looking to for ideas and inspiration for increasing our antiracism posture and social justice advocacy:

Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poorhttps://virginia-eubanks.com/books/T

The Equal Justice Society – https://equaljusticesociety.org/

NYU Law’s Center on Race, Inequality and the Law – https://www.law.nyu.edu/centers/race-inequality-law

Data for Black Lives – http://d4bl.org/

The Kapor Center – https://www.kaporcenter.org/

Code2040 – http://www.code2040.org/

If you have suggestions and contributions you would like to share with us, please contact us via info@hyperledger.org or come join our diversity, civility and inclusion efforts with our DCI Working Group.

Webcast: Verifying Authentic Goods & Sustainable Processes with Blockchain

Oracle is hosting a webcast with industry leader Leanne Kemp, CEO of Everledger, discussing how blockchain can be used to authentic items like precious gems, luxury goods, batteries, minerals, raw materials, food and beverages. Tune in on June 25 at 10 am PT/1 pm ET.

For more information or to register, go here.

New Hyperledger Training Partner

IBM has joined the Hyperledger Training Partner program and is offering courses on Hyperledger Fabric in English and Chinese. For more information on training classes from IBM and others, go to the Hyperledger Training Partner page.

Blockchain in Action: Mindtree Revolutionizes Loyalty Programs with Hyperledger Fabric 

Learn more about dual solutions from Mindtree that increase the rate of retail and travel loyalty program redemption by consumers and streamline the tedious merchant onboarding process for banks and payment service providers in this detailed case study.

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here.

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

Happy Friday. 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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Blockchain Engineer Programme

B9lab has launched a comprehensive Blockchain Engineer Programme funded through Income Share Agreements (you only pay when you are in a well-paid job!).

The 4-month, full-time or 6-month, part-time course covers all the important technologies and protocols to enable developers to design and develop full-stack blockchain systems with both public and enterprise tracks (including Hyperledger Fabric and Besu). The programme is designed to remove barriers that inhibit diversity and inclusion. 

Interested in joining? The first cohort starts on June 22nd and you can find out more here.

Calling Developers Looking to Get Involved in the Hyperledger Fabric Community

The next Hyperledger Fabric Application Developer community call is June 11 at 3p.m. UTC. Any devs new to Fabric are welcome!

Dial in & more info can be found here: https://wiki.hyperledger.org/display/fabric

Webinar: Blockchain as Enabling Technology for Government Transportation Services in the Time of COVID-19

Tune in at 10:00a.m. EDT on June 17 for a talk by Matt Milligan of Milligan Partners about how blockchain technology can enable everything from ensuring a safe workplace; to reporting on ridership, traffic, and revenue; to system interoperability and agency coordination in smart cities—all with the goal of recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19. 

Register here.

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

Happy Friday. 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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Blockchain Stories 2020 – Chapter II

Hear from Chainyard, Oracle Blockchain Platform, Febdep, Pyse and others in this second discussion focused on what businesses in Asia Pacific are building using Hyperledger projects. This virtual event will be hosted by the Hyperledger India Chapter on Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m. India Standard Time. 

Register here.

DCI Working Group Discussion: The value of activating the male majority to advance diversity & inclusion

Intel’s Jim Gordon will talk about tactics to advance diversity & inclusion as a guest speaker at Hyperledger’s DCI WG meeting. All are welcome to the call and to help make the Hyperledger community more inclusive. 

The event is June 10th at 10 a.m. PDT. More details and login information are here

Telecom SIG Discussion: 5G, Edge & Blockchain

Join Mathews Thomas and Amandeep Singh of IBM for a discussion of the application of blockchain to improve deployment and management of 5G networks and edge solutions. They will include a demonstration of on-boarding and service creation using a CI/CD process, deployment of a 5G network slice and integrating the service with the edge application layer all using technologies covered in the session.

The event is June 11th at 9 AM pacific / 16:00 UTC. More details and login information are here

BlockJakarta Digital – June 11, staring at 11am Jakarta time, GMT +7

This one day event, Indonesia’s Blockchain Capability Conference, will include a talk by Hyperledger’s Marta Piekarska-Geater on “Leveraging Blockchain Technology for Business.” 

Get more details here.

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

By Blog, Weekend Update

Happy Friday. 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. 

If you have suggestions for resources or events that we should spotlight in a future Weekend Update, let us know here using #HLWeekendUpdate.

Blockchain Stories 2020

Find out what businesses in Asia Pacific are building using Hyperledger projects at this virtual event hosted by the Hyperledger India Chapter on Saturday, May 30, at 10a.m. India Standard Time. 

Register here.

Webinar: Supplier Digital Passport using Trust Your Supplier

Tune in at 10:00a.m. ET on June 3 to hear Gary Storr of Chainyard provide an overview of the Trust Your Supplier network and discuss the business value to the participants. He will also highlight why blockchain and the selected governance approach makes this solution better for all the participants (buyers, suppliers and third party validators).

Register here

Get added details in this newly released case study that covers key steps in developing and rolling out Trust Your Supplier, from concept to PoC to full production deployment.

New Hyperledger Labs project explained

Donald Thibeau of Hedera presented Hedera Hashgraph and the newly submitted Hyperledger Labs project for providing a plugging into Hyperledger Fabric (and Avalon) at a recent meetup. 

See the presentation here.

Hyperledger Tutorials

Explore our collection of resources for using various Hyperledger projects on the Hyperledger Tutorials page.

Virtual Meetups

See the full Virtual Meetup schedule here. (The schedule for mid June is filling up fast so check here if you want to plan ahead.)