Blockchain Certification (LEVEL 4 of 4): Two-Week Program
ABOUT THE CLASS: Since this is an advanced course, it is assumed you already understand the basics of blockchain technology covered in Levels 1 to 3. At this level students need to clearly demonstrate an advanced-level of cryptographic concepts including the following: The Cryptography Behind Bitcoin; Elliptic Curve Cryptography & Diffie-Hellman; Cryptography: Public Key Encryption (RSA, Elliptic Curve and ElGamal); Bitcoin Wallet Encryption. These L4 topics will be tested in class along with prior L1 to L3 topics tested on the Integro platform. The pre-class lessons for Level 4 can be found in our Learning Center at "L4: lessons 1 to 4). PLEASE NOTE: In preparation of in-class exam, please review and study Level 1 to Level 3 exam content (previously done on Integro.io), along with L4 lessons (mentioned above). CLASS TOPICS: MODULE 7 of 8 Blockchain Risks and Security Challenges Benefits and Limitations of Blockchain Blockchain Careers, Jobs - How to Become a Licensed BCX Trainer/Smart Contractor Workshop: How To Find a Job in Blockchain Industry MODULE 8 of 8 Discussion: Satoshi White Paper Revisited and Fully Examined EXAM:- Learning Center: L4 Consultant (1 to 4) Rootstock RSK Certification - Presentation & Exam Preparation Launching Your Consulting Business: 2-hr Workshop (by Mel Arat) *materials to be sent in advance of course start: RSK Executive Ambassador Exam File RSK Technical Ambassador Exam File Class Reviews • "Far Exceeded Expectations" • "Loved examples of why blockchain is important" • "I loved the class!" • "Loved the blockchain game." • "Very good structure. Clear presentation. Good questions to get audience participation. Great job, thank you!" • "It was a great class. I really enjoyed it and learned a lot about the blockchain." • "Excellent and very informative" • "Great analogies and role play" • "Exciting and Engaging!" IMPORTANT NOTE: A minimum of 10 attendees will be required for this event. If the minimum is not reached by two hours prior to event start, then the event will be cancelled and enrolled students will have the option of either a full refund or credit for next session.
When: Oct 18, 2018 12pm in Medford, MA
2018 Founders Workshops
The October 19th-20th Founders' Workshop, The Fundamentals of Startups, will be kicked off by Bill Cummings, a Tufts alum, serial entrepreneur, CEO of Cummings Property, leading philanthropist, and author of Starting Small and Making It Big: An Entrepreneur's Journey to Billion-Dollar Philanthropist. Complimentary books will be provided at event. Bill Cummings never aspired to be a billionaire and never acknowledged he was one until long after it happened. That's because it is not the money that motivates him, but rather the immense enjoyment he gets from building and growing successful businesses. DATES: Friday October 19, 2019; 11:45am to 5:30pm - Lunch will be provided! Saturday, October 20, 2018; 9:00am to 2:00pm - Light breakfast & Lunch will be provided! LOCATION:Tufts University, the Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC), 574 Boston Ave., 4th Floor Medford, MA 02155 PARKING:Guest parking is available next to the CLIC building. If the lot fills up, there is paid on-street parking on Boston Ave. Tufts interactive campus map. SCHEDULE: Friday 11:45am - Lunch available 12:00pm - Introduction, Welcome Bill Cummings - Tufts alum, serial entrepreneur, CEO of Cummings Properties, and a leading philanthropist! 12:15pm to 12:45pm - Bill Cummings discusses Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy 12:45pm to 1:00pm - Bill Cummings Q & A (followed by book signing in 4th floor atrium) 1:15pm to 1:30pm - Beth McCarthy outlines Theme of the Day 1:30pm to 2:30pm - Frank Apeseche presents Business Plans 2:30pm to 3:30pm - Gavin Finn presents Markets and Marketing 3:30pm to 4:30pm - Frank Rimalovski presents Customers and Discoveries 4:30pm to 5:00pm - Entrepreneur Roundtable with Tufts Alums Saturday 8:30am to 9:00am - Breakfast available 9:00am to 9:15am - Jack Derby, Introduction & Summary of Friday Workshop 9:15am to 10:00am - Beth McCarthy, Connecting with consumers, brand purpose 10:00am to 11:00am - Lana Caron, Design Thinking and Differentiators 11:00am to 12:00pm - Julianne Zimmerman, Defining and Achieving Success 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Lunch and open Q & A 1:00pm to 2:00pm - Jack Derby, Where do we go from here?
When: Oct 19, 2018 11:45AM in Medford, MA
Develop and put your negotiation and crisis management skills to practice and save the (simulated) world! Test your wits against your fellow students, senior political-military officials and US Government war gaming experts. The INTERNATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES PROGRAM will conduct SIMULEX 2018 A multi-disciplinary crisis management exercise Friday, Oct 19th 5pm – 9:30 pm & Saturday, Oct 20th 8:30 am – 5pm This year’s scenario features escalating crises in the Baltic Region and the Middle East. SIMULEX is open and free to all Fletcher students and includes: • Outside military and civilian participants • Excellent networking opportunities Participate and help work through challenging political-military, energy, economic, diplomatic, coalition-alliance building, and legal issues. As in years past, SIMULEX 2018 will be a rich educational experience and fun as well! Each year, The Fletcher School's International Security Studies Program (ISSP) conducts SIMULEX, a major crisis management exercise, in which participants assume the role of the United States and other world actors in a highly realistic international scenario. Held over a two-day period, SIMULEX exposes students to the potential constraints and opportunities facing policy makers. As representatives of various national and international teams, participants are asked to make critical decisions in the interest of their respective countries as they attempt to resolve the crisis. In an atmosphere of conflict escalation, the exercise stresses crisis management and negotiation skills. Graduate students from The Fletcher School work alongside Fellows from local universities and high-ranking officials from the broader political-military community, including representatives from the National Security Council, Department of Defense, Central Intelligence Agency and others. Individuals also participate from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force wargaming communities, such as the Center for Strategic Leadership, Army War College; Wargaming Department, Naval War College; Wargaming and Simulation Center, National Defense University; Wargaming and Combat Simulation Center, Marine Corps Combat Development Command; and Air Force Wargaming Center, Air University. Past scenarios have included crises in Western Pacific/East Asia, Syria, the Korean Peninsula, South Asia, Saudi Arabian Succession Struggle, Pakistan, the Gulf, Northwest Africa/Nigeria, Caspian Sea, the Taiwan Strait and the South China Sea. FAQs Where can I get more information on SIMULEX 2018? Please consult the SIMULEX 2018 website. What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Please consult The Fletcher School website for directions/transportation options. To avoid parking fees, please avoid parking in the Dowling Hall Parking Garage To avoid a citation, please avoid parking in “Resident” lots All other surface lots (Staff/Faculty/Commuter/Visitor) are authorized beginning October 19th at 4PM until the end of the exercise. What should I wear? Students – Student casual. Military – Business casual, uniforms are not required. Sport coat is sufficient for briefers. What can I bring into the event? We recommend bringing personal computers for the event, as there are limited computers and loaned laptops. In order to have your computers available online for the exercise, we will register your laptops during registration. To speed up the registration process, please send Brenda the MAC address of the device you wish to register no later than October 17th. You may also desire to bring a sweater or light jacket as some of the classrooms can be rather cool. Where can I eat? Dinner will be served for the Control Team Friday evening. In addition, light snacks and beverages will be provided for all participants Friday evening. Complimentary continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be served to all on Saturday – all participants are guests of The Fletcher School. Please keep in mind that there is a no eating or drinking policy in the classrooms and auditoriums. You may bring in only a capped water bottle. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Lt Col Brenda Oppel, firstname.lastname@example.org Lt Col David Stamps, email@example.com (617) 627-2739 What is the Cancellation policy? 1. If you sign up to attend an RSVP event [e.g., Charles Francis Adams lecture, ISSP luncheon], you must attend or give notice of your cancellation at least 24 hours in advance.2. In case of no-shows without proper cancellation, students will not be permitted to sign up for the next RSVP event offered.3. If you must cancel within 24 hours of the event and the organizer is able to fill your spot by offering it to another student, no penalty will apply (but there is no guarantee that this will be possible).
When: Oct 19, 2018 5pm in Medford, MA