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April 2017

Groningen Declaration 2017

April 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010 Australia + Google Map

Innovation and Standardization in Digital Credentials Exchange of Comprehensive Student Records and the Blockchain The form and function of academic credentials are in a period of accelerating innovation across national contexts. As the function of credentials evolves to act as global currency for human capital, the form of credentials is similarly changing, both in response and as a further catalyst. Credentials are moving from paper to digital, from text to visual, from narrowly-defined records to personalized representations of a more…

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May 2017

ASUGSV 2017 Panel Discussion

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City UT, 555 Main St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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Blockchain - Knowledge as a Currency Imperial Ballroom A, Grand America Hotel The Class of 2020 and those behind it are moving away from sheepskin to knowledge as a currency and “modern” measurement of life’s accomplishments. How disruptive is the blockchain in learning and talent? Moderator Matt Pittinsky, CEO, Parchment Panelists Michael Casey, Senior Advisor Blockchain Opportunities, MIT Media Lab Antonis Polemitis, CEO of University of Nicosia, Cyprus Chris Jagers, CEO, Learning Machine Alex Grech, Managing Partner, StrategyWorks, Malta Marley…

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IMS Global Presentation

May 18
Sheraton Denver Downtown, 1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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A Lifelong Record of Learning and the Blockchain Issuing credentials in a way that helps students build a lifelong record of learning is a common goal for many of us. However, the full realization of this goal has been blocked by the inability of students to demonstrate ownership of these records and conveniently use them in the world. Chris Jagers will explain how the blockchain provides a technical missing piece that allows students to securely receive and share their official…

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