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PCC Speaker Series: Dr. Nicolas T. Courtois - Bitcoin and the Future of Money

Polish City Club

Monday, 23 June 2014 from 19:00 to 21:00 (BST)

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Polish City Club Members Ended Free £0.00
Guests Ended £15.00 £0.00

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Polish City Club has a pleasure of inviting you to our next Speaker Series Event. Our speaker, Dr Nicolas T. Courtois will talk about Bitcoin and the Future of Money. The event will take place on 23 June, starting at 7pm with drinks reception, and the main presentation with Q&A at 7.30pm. The event is free for Polish City Club members, and costs £15 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. 

About Bitcoin and the Future of Money

Traditional financial systems requite trusted participants such as banks and lawyers. They require legal protection, government regulation and policing of fraud. Bitcoin is a low-cost peer-to-peer payment system based on cryptography which claims to make all these things unnecessary. Bitcoin is a radical innovation and promises to change our lives. In April 2013 The Economist have called bitcoin Digital Gold and starting from this moment bitcoin became a of mainstream financial instrument. In reality bitcoin and other digital currencies have suffered from many serious problems and have been so far a nightmare for investors.


About Dr Nicolas Tadeusz Courtois

Nicolas Tadeusz  Courtois is a Senior Lecturer at University College London. He was born in Poland. He has obtained his PhD from Paris 6 University, then he worked for Gemalto, the world's largest manufacturer of smart cards. He published some 60 papers in cryptology and filed 8 patents on practical applications of cryptography. His research focuses on the security of cryptographic solutions used by millions of people every day (e.g. bank cards, the London Oyster card etc).

Do you have questions about PCC Speaker Series: Dr. Nicolas T. Courtois - Bitcoin and the Future of Money? Contact Polish City Club

When & Where

Eight Private Members Club Moorgate
1 Dysart Street
EC2A 2BX London
United Kingdom

Monday, 23 June 2014 from 19:00 to 21:00 (BST)

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Polish City Club


The Polish City Club (PCC) is a members-only organization established in 2004 in London and expanded to Paris in 2011.

Members of the PCC are highly skilled city professionals and entrepreneurs who want to build a vibrant and influential Polish diaspora in the UK and promote the good image of Poland abroad.

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