FOCS continues to actively invite experts from the industry to present talks to students in order to keep them updated with current ICT trends. The most recent was the “Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies” talk on 7th June 2018.
The talk was organized in collaboration with Cyberblox Sdn Bhd, a startup company based in Cyberjaya that specializes in blockchain application development and consultancy. The speaker, Mr Rene Bernard, is CEO & Founder of LuxTag.io, director of Cyberblox Sdn Bhd and president of Access Blockchain Association.
The talk focused on the following topics:
- What is blockchain?
- Why is blockchain relevant?
- What problems does blockchain solve?
- Brief history and Use cases of blockchain
- Skills/knowledge required if you want to get into this field
Mr. Bernard explaining blockchain concepts to students
A token of appreciation to Mr. Bernard from Ms. Chok Len Mooi, Deputy Dean of FOCS
A group photo with Mr. Bernard