Trinidad and Tobago chapter: Professional development and networking events

In addition to professional development events, the CPA Canada Trinidad and Tobago chapter will be organizing networking events for members.


A Practical Guide to Blockchain
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Trinidad Hilton

 Join the CPA Canada Trinidad and Tobago Chapter for a comprehensive session on Blockchain. This session will explain and explore blockchain technology, outline their key benefits, and explain how businesses are leveraging this technology to create value, new opportunities and address traditional problems.

You will also learn how to distinguish between different types of blockchains and, at a high level, how to evaluate whether a particular blockchain solution is suitable for a given business case.

Hear from the following experts on Blockchain:

  • Saad Imran, CPA, CA, Co-founder of Node Blockchain Inc. (Toronto)
    • Session Title – Blockchain 101
    • Case Study Session: Digital Securities
  • Peter George Jr, Chairman – Bitt Inc.
    • Session Title – Digital currencies in the Caribbean market and it’s interface with traditional business
  • Lilly Dash, Founder & CEO, Rexy
    • Session Title – Blockchain as an enabling tool in the development of the regional real-estate market
  • Round table discussion

Key Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Blockchain and its key concepts
  • Understand the Blockchain landscape – public and private
  • Cryptocurrency vs Blockchain and the timeline of development
  • Understand how Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology‎ can be used in Finance and what are the advantages and drawbacks over the current infrastructure
  • Advantages of traditional business accepting digital currency as payment
  • How blockchain can improve the liquidity and accessibility of the Caribbean real-estate market
  • The concept of tokenization
  • Business case for starting a Caribbean-based digital currency

Event details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Time: Registrations starts at 7:30 a.m.
Session from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, Lady Young Road, Belmont, Port of Spain
Cost: Free event for CPA members
CPD hours: 4 hours

Please confirm your attendance no later than March 20, 2019 by sending an email with your first and last name, member ID and preferred email.

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