#20, March 13: Consensus

Date: March 13, 2017 19:00 - 21:00
Location: Tuspark Workhub, 23/F Island Beverly, 1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
(Around the corner from Exit E, Causeway Bay Station)

Speaker: Dr Johnson Lau

We welcome Bitcoin Core developer Dr. Johnson Lau to give a presentation about “The Art of Reaching Consensus in Blockchain System”.

Highlights include:

  • how consensus is formed and maintained in a decentralized system
  • why is it difficult to reach new consensus
  • a social (v.s. technical) approach to define softfork and hardfork

The talk is followed by a short panel discussion.

This is a free event. Feel free to bring your smartphone or laptop if you would like to try out the software on the spot.

Tuspark Global Hub