GBI BLOCKCHAIN ACADEMY SPRING 2022 EDITION

LEARN FROM THE WORLD'S LEADING BLOCKCHAIN EXPERTS

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THE GBI ACADEMY

Designed for anyone with zero blockchain knowledge and those who are looking to take their understanding to the next level. From 31st of January till 25th of March 2022 we have gathered some of the world’s leading experts in the Blockchain space for the first GBI Blockchain Academy.

How you will learn: All lectures will be taught live. If you miss one, no worries: We will record and host our lectures on our virtual campus for later review.

Requirements:
Adequate English skills to follow classes
Access to computer and internet connection
Around 1 hour of study time per day (can be completed asynchronously)
Interest in emerging technologies

The GBI Certificate: Every student completing the GBI Blockchain Academy will receive an official certificate at the end of the course.

Tuition Fee: The GBI Blockchain Academy is 100% free for everybody.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

 

A first-of-its-kind course that is equally relevant for new entrants into the blockchain world and for veterans in the space that are looking to keep up with the current developments. Our faculty is comprised of leading thinkers and shapers of the Blockchain space. From CEO’s of the most exciting Blockchain companies to the most recognized professors and founders of the next wave of Blockchain projects.

The unique GBI Blockchain Academy is designed:

  • to help develop a holistic understanding of the many aspects of the blockchain space for beginners
  • to strengthen the understanding of the core aspects of the technology for experienced users
  • to keep up with the most current developments in the the blockchain world for blockchain veterans

You will explore fundamental and technical aspects of each of the different subjects of blockchain across a number of carefully curated units. You will learn about current use cases, and graduate the course with a solid understanding of blockchain technology. The GBI Blockchain Academy is your springboard to get started with the technology, take the next step on your blockchain journey or to kickstart your career.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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OUR GBI BLOCKCHAIN ACADEMY FACULTY

LEARN FROM AND MEET THE WORLD'S LEADING BLOCKCHAIN EXPERTS

George Coxon
George Coxon
George Coxon

Director at Nano Foundation and Appia

Frederik Gregaard

CEO of the Cardano Foundation

Irina Karagyaur

Head of Metaverse Growth at Unique Network | Head Ambassador at Polkadot | Advisor at Silta

Dr. Guenther Dobrauz

Partner & Leader PwC Legal Switzerland | Member of PwC’s Global Legal Leadership Team | | Founder of Disruptive Disciples | Advisory Board of European Law Observatory on New Technologies

Heather Leigh Flannery

Founder & CEO at ConsenSys Health | Chair of HIMSS Blockchain Task Force | Chair of IEEE SA Open P2418.6 | Chair of EEA Healthcare Interest Group

Georgy Sokolov

Co-founder at Wirex

Chinka Gupta

Founder of ArcadeNetwork

Prof. Edson Pindza

Founder and CEO of Eccenscia

Claire Montana Jencks

Lead Coach at Anthony Pompliano Crypto Academy

Marcello Mari

CEO of SingularityDAO | Head of Communications at SingularityNET

Dr. Milly Perry

Chair of DAO4DAOs | Blockchain Strategist and DAO Evangelist at European Blockchain Association | Academic Advisory Board at INATBA

Dr. Clara Billek

FinTech, Blockchain and Legal Innovation at Government of Liechtenstein | Partner at Untitled INC, Distributed Economy Think Tank & Ventures

Dr. Thomas Dünser

Director Office for Financial Market Innovation, Government of Liechtenstein | Member of the Supervisory Board at Blockchain Founders Group

Jaime Varela

Head of Decentralization Strategy & Design

Adrien Tharin

Co-Head of the FinTech, Blockchain and Digital Assets Practice at PwC Legal

Soy Fira

LATAM Crypto Artist

Archangel

SHIBA INU

Esteban Villegas

Head of Product & Fundraising

Gordon Berger

NFT Artist Pioneer

Emi Lorincz

Business Development Director at Ledger

Lee Schneider

General Counsel at Ava Labs

Ethan Illingworth

Product Manager at Cudos

Jonas Surmann

Founding Member of DFX

Anna Maj

FinTech Leader & Advisor at Truffle Capital and Member of the Expert European Innovation Council for the European Commission

Fabrice Dautriat

Business Development Director at Ledger

Joe Petrowski

Technical Integrations Lead at Web3 Foundation for Polkadot and Kusama Networks

Dr. Slobodan Sudaric

Partner, Economics at cLabs, working on Celo

Alex Bertomeu-Gilles

Risk Manager at AAVE

Robin Weninger
Robin Weninger
Robin Weninger

GBI Initiator | Managing Director of the Global Institute of Leadership and Technology

Colin LeMahieu

Director at Nano Foundation

Sridhar Kolapalli

Chief Architect and Blockchain Officer at SingularityNET

David Canedo

Tax Specialist Product Manager at Accointing

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sander

Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center | Top 30 German Economist

Dr. Matt Ilke

Chief AI Officer at SingularityNET

Erik Stephan

Tax Specialist Product Manager at Accointing

Anders Indset
Anders Indset
Anders Indset

Philosopher

Laurent Strauss

GBI Switzerland | Chief Cyber Security Strategist at Micro Focus

Christian Grewell

Associate Arts Professor at NYU Shanghai

Eberhard Scheuer, PhD

President of dHealth Foundation

Dr. Eelco Fiole

Founder and Managing Partner of Alpha Governance Partner | Adjunct Professor at University of Neuchâtel and HEC Lausanne

Cedric Mössner

GBI Technical Community Lead | Head of Technical Education

Rit Bencharit

Evangelist at GuildFi

OUR PARTNERS

THE CURRICULUM

Welcome to the Trust and
Transparency Economy

Robin Weninger
Managing Director of the Global Institute of Leadership and Technology
and Initiator of the Global Blockchain Initiative
Date: 31.01.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

A Very Simple Introduction:
What is a Blockchain and How Does it Work?

Cedric Mössner
Director of Technical Community at Global Blockchain Initiative
Date: 01.02.2022 / 12:00-14:00 UTC

An Overview of Essential Components
of Blockchains: Consensus & Decentralization

Colin LeMahieu
Director at Nano Foundation
Date: 02.02.2022 / 12:00-13:30 UTC

What is Bitcoin and What Makes it Special?

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner
Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Centre
Date: 03.02.2022 / 13:00-14:00 UTC

The Lightning Network:
Electrifying Bitcoin for Scale

Claire Montana Jencks
Lead Coach at Anthony Pompliano Crypto Academy
Date: 03.02.2022 / 16:00-17:00 UTC

The Evolution of Blockchain:
First, Second and Third Generation Blockchains

Frederik Gregaard
CEO of Cardano Foundation
Date: 07.02.2022 / 12:00-13:30 UTC

An Overview of Token Types, Stablecoins and CBDCs

Lee Schneider
General Counsel of Ava Labs (Avalanche) and
Originating Member of the Digital Pound Foundation
Date: 08.02.2022 / 14:00-15:30 UTC

Bridging the Traditional World with the Token World...
and How the Heck do I Actually get Tokens?

Georgy Sokolov
Co-Founder of Wirex
Date: 08.02.2022 / 16:00-17:30 UTC

The Economic Mechanisms Behind Stablecoins

Dr. Slobodan Sudaric
Partner at cLABS (CELO)
Date: 09.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

Web3 as a Solution for Tackling Financial
Discrimination in Remittances Markets

Esteban Villegas
Founder at Zulu App
Jaime Varela
Founder at Zulu App
Date: 10.02.2022 / 14:30-16:00 UTC

Crypto Wallets: How Do they Work and
How to Keep them Safe?

Emi Lorincz
Business Development Director at Ledger
Fabrice Dautriat
Head of Platform at Ledger
Date: 11.02.2022 / 12:00-13:30 UTC

Building a More Efficient Digital Economy

George Coxon
Director at Nano Foundation
Date: 15.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

An Introduction to Cybersecurity

Laurent Strauss
An Introduction to Cybersecurity
Date: 16.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

The Current Regulatory Landscape Around the Globe

Dr. Guenther Dobrauz
Member of PwC’s Global Legal Leadership Team
Date: 17.02.2022 / 14:00-15:30 UTC

An Introduction to Crypto Taxation

David Canedo
Tax Specialist Product Manager at Accointing.com
Erik Stephan
Tax Specialist Product Manager at Accointing.com
Date: 18.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

The GBI NFT Darknet Marketplace:
An Interactive Blockchain Experiment

Christian Grewell
Associate Arts Professor at NYU Shanghai
Date: 21.02.2022 / 12:00-14:00 UTC

Governance and Tokenomics

Dr. Eelco Fiole
Founder and Partner of Alpha Governance Partners
Date: 22.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

DeFi: How it Emerged, Where We Are
and Where We Are Heading

Alex Bertomeu-Gilles
Risk Manager at AAVE
Date: 23.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

Decentralized Finance:
Challenging the narrative of traditional finance

Jonas Surmann
Founding Member of DFX
Date: 24.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

Crypto for Good: DeFi and the Unbanked

Prof. Edson Pindza
Founder and CEO of Eccenscia
Date: 25.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

Unstoppability: Beyond Decentralisation

Joe Petrowski
Technical Integrations Lead at Web3 Foundation
for Polkadot and Kusama Networks
Date: 14.02.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

An Introduction to NFTs

Gordon Berger
NFT Artist Pioneer
Date: 28.02.2022 / 12:00-13:30 UTC

Welcome to the Metaverse

Irina Karagyaur
Head of Metaverse Growth at Unique Network
and Ambassador of Polkadot
Date: 01.03.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

Blockchain Gaming:
From Play to Earn to Play and Earn

Rit Bencharit
Evangelist of GuildFi and CEO of Bitcoin Addict
Date: 02.03.2022 / 12:00-13:30 UTC

Bridging the worlds: Connecting Metaverses
and enabling Digital Mobility

Chinka Gupta
Founder of ArcadeNetwork
Date: 02.03.2022 / 14:30-16:00 UTC

Countries and Blockchain:
The Liechtenstein Blockchain Act

Dr. Thomas Dünser
Director Office for Financial Market Innovation
at Government of Liechtenstein
Dr. Clara Billek
FinTech, Blockchain and Legal Innovation
at Government of Liechtenstein
Date: 03.03.2022 / 13:00-14:30 UTC

The Issuance of Digital Assets:
Current Market Trends and Practices

Adrien Tharin
Co-Head of the FinTech, Blockchain and Digital
Assets Practice at PWC Legal
Date: 04.03.2022 / 14:00-15:30 UTC

Launching a Token: The SDAO Case on
Community Building and Airdrop Facilitation

Marcello Mari
CEO of SingularityDAO and
Head of Communications at SingularityNET
Date: 07.03.2022 / 14:00-15:30 UTC

Facilitating an IDO: The dHealth Foundation Case Study

Eberhard Scheuer, PhD
President of dHealth Foundation
Date: 08.03.2022 / 12:00-13:30 UTC

What are Decentralized Autonomous Organisations?

Dr. Milly Perry
Chair of DAO4DAOs
Date: 09.03.2022 / 12:00-13:30 UTC

Blockchain and Distributed Computing

Ethan Illingworth
Product Manager at Cudos
Date: 14.03.2022 / 13:30 UTC

From Meme Token to Top20 Crypto: The Shiba Inu Journey

Archangel
Shiba Inu
Date: 15.03.2022 / TBA UTC

Blockchain Meets Healthcare

Heather Leigh Flannery
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ConsenSys Health
Date: 16.03.2022 / TBA UTC

Blockchain and FinTech: Exciting Cases that will
Change the Payments and Banking World

Anna Maj
FinTech Leader & Advisor
Date: 17.03.2022 / TBA UTC

The Philosophy of Decentralisation and Centralisation

Anders Indset
Philosopher
Date: 18.03.2022 / TBA UTC

OUR CAMPUS IS STILL OPEN:
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Step 1: Go to our Campus and register for a free account.
Step 2: Once you are registered, you can enrol in the GBI Blockchain Academy
Step 3: Join any of our campus groups or start discussing in our forums.

We can’t wait to see you in the Campus! Make sure to follow us on LinkedIn to keep up to date.

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FAQs

Thanks to our partners we are capable to fully cover all costs of the GBI Blockchain Academy Spring 2022 Edition. Hence, the participation in the GBI Academy is free.

If you want to support us or become one of our partners, get in touch.

Certificates will be granted at the end of the academy. You need to pass all assignments of the GBI Academy to qualify for the certificate.

We have designed the curriculum in a way that it is equally attractive for blockchain starters as well as blockchain veterans. The design of the curriculum is building up from the basic knowledge of blockchain to the latest trends and cutting edge developments in the industry.

Your existing knowledge will make the learning even more fun and you will have the chance to strengthen your overall understanding.

We highly encourage you to participate in all classes, however, it is not mandatory. If you decide to only participate in a few selected classes you won’t receive a certificate and miss the chance to be selected for a scholarship.

We are always thankful for helping hands.
If you want to support us through in-kind or financial contribution get in touch via our contact form.

All session will be recorded and will be available on our virtual GBI Campus. You can watch the lectures at your preferred day and time. If you want to qualify for the GBI Certificate, you need to pass all tests and assignments before the official due date.

Yes, the campus is still open and you can join and finish the program at any time.

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