Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Title: The Math Behind Bitcoin


Whether you have knowledge in mathematics, finance, IT, or simply have an interest in the subject this presentation will provide you with the base knowledge on the technology and math running the Bitcoin.

The presentation will cover the following topics:

  • Bitcoin
  • Block Chain
  • Hashing
  • Private and Public Keys
  • An Elliptic Curve and how it protects your Bitcoin
  • Mining
  • The implications of this new technology

Event Details

Pi-Lab Dean’s Productivity and Innovation Speaker Series

10 am – Registration
10:30 – 12 – Presentation from Paul Di Felice
Location: W205, Niagara on the Lake Campus, Niagara College

About the Presenter
Paul Di Felice has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of progressively more senior management positions in Information Technology. His credentials include leadership roles in Analysis, Strategy Development, Architecture, Solution Design, Development, Integration, and Systems Management. He led a project which was documented in a Microsoft Case Study as a model Information Management Solution and a video was created which was featured at a Microsoft Partner Conference in Houston. He has also held financial analyst positions at two large oil companies where he evaluated the economics of project investment proposals requiring executive approval and where he aided in the investment of a multi-billion dollar pension fund for the annuitants of the oil company.

Paul has a Bachelor of Mathematics, Computer Science Co-op degree from the University of Waterloo and he has earned a Certified Computing Professional designation from the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals.


About the Dean’s Productivity and Innovation Speaker Series

Dean’s Speaker Series brings inspiring business leaders and academics to the Pi-Lab to share with our learning community the lessons learned from their experiences, new ideas, trends, and challenges of today’s business world.

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