New Kids on the Blockchain logoA symposium on campus Nov. 22 will discuss the future of blockchain.

Blockchain subject of symposium and workshops

The New Kids on the Blockchain symposium, Nov. 22 in the Odette Building, will feature speakers from diverse industries to share their views on this year’s topic, “Transformation to Decentralized System: The Future of Blockchain at Your Workplace.”

Now in its third year, the event is presented by the Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) in partnership with the School of Computer Science, Office of Research and Innovations Services, and Cross-Border Institute.

Speakers with include Windsor law professor Muharem Kianieff and professor Brent Furneaux of the Odette School of Business. The symposium is set for room 104, Odette Building, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Admission is free but space is limited. Register on

Computer science professor Sherif Saad and his graduate students will lead two hands-on workshops — beginner and advanced — for those interested in learning how to build an application with blockchain technology. They are set for 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Nov. 23.

Attendees will receive certificates of completion; registration costs $15 for students and $25 for non-students. Details and registration on