Public Lectures

What is bitcoin?

Our public lecture will provide an overview into Bitcoin. Within our session we will equip you with the knowledge to be able to separate fact from fiction when reading claims about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and address important questions.

28 Sep 2022 - 28 Sep 2022

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Event Overview

Our public lecture will provide an overview into Bitcoin.  

Within our session we will equip you with the knowledge to be able to separate fact from fiction when reading claims about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and address important questions about Bitcoin, including:  

  • How does Bitcoin work in real life?  
  • What makes Bitcoin different from other currencies?  
  • How secure are your Bitcoins?  
  • What determines the price of Bitcoins?  
  • What might the future hold for Bitcoin?  

No prior knowledge of finance or bitcoin is necessary for this session. 

More information about the finance forum can be found here:

https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/events/finance/

 

Disclaimer 

The Finance Forum is a discussion on financial topics of general interest to the public.  The Finance Forum is delivered by academic staff at the University of Cumbria and is not a financial advice service. Participants use the information at their own risk and the University cannot accept liability if things go wrong. 

The information discussed does not constitute financial advice, it is for general information only.  It is not intended to amount to advice which you should rely on.  Everyone’s financial circumstances are different, so participant’s should obtain separate professional financial advice on their specific circumstances.  No undertaking, representation, warranty or other assurance, express or implied, is made or given by the University or on our behalf or any of our officers, employees, agents or advisers or any other person as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of any content contained on the Finance Forum. 

Always obtain independent financial advice to ensure any conclusions you draw or decisions you make based on the Finance Forum topics are appropriate for your specific circumstances.  No responsibility is accepted by the University for any action taken on the basis of the content of the Finance Forum (to the extent permitted by applicable laws/regulatory rules). Our liability to you as explained above remains unaffected by this. 

 

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