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4.25.20 - Blockchain Foundations (Live Webinar) 8 CPE / 7 CLE

4.25.20 - Blockchain Foundations (Live Webinar) 8 CPE / 7 CLE

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Course Number:20BLOCKCF-W
  • When:Saturday, April 25th, 2019. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
  • Location:Your home or office
  • CPE Credits:8 Specialized Knowledge
  • CLE Credits:7 Substantive CLE / 6 Substantive CLE (PA)*
  • Delivery Method:Group Internet-Based

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a fundamental understanding of base blockchain technology and its potential uses.  Our guest speaker, Gerard Daché, Executive Director of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA), will review why blockchain is important, discuss how blockchain is being deployed in countries around the world, and describe how blockchain technology can improve the efficiency and effectiveness in various domains.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduce the history of bitcoin and blockchain technology
  • Discuss why cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are important
  • Provide a basic understanding of cryptocurrencies
  • Provide a basic understanding of blockchain technology
  • Introduce legal and regulatory considerations 
  • Discuss blockchain use cases, benefits, and risks

When: Saturday, April 25th, 2019. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
Your home or office
Gerard Dache
CPE Credits:
Specialized Knowledge
CLE Credits:
7 Substantive CLE / 6 Substantive CLE (PA)*
Program Level:
Adv. Preparation:
Delivery Method:
Group Internet-Based
Tech Support:
Bill Kline Email: [email protected] or Phone: 267-251-3805

The Presenter:

Gerard Dache has over thirty years of experience with quality, reliability, metrics-based process improvement and blockchain. Mr. Dache has conducted Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) for large enterprises with complex organizational and technical interfaces. He has trained, consulted with, audited, assessed and appraised over a hundred organizations around the world. Mr. Dache has used industry standards including ISO, CMMI, ITIL, COBIT and several others to diagnose organizational bottlenecks to optimized processes. He facilitated quantitative and objectively verified improved performance for small businesses and large enterprises. Mr. Dache uses statistical techniques to measure performance and he uses root cause analysis and other process improvement models including CMMI and the IDEAL Model.

In 2017, Mr. Dache founded the Government Blockchain Association (GBA). He has established over 90 government blockchain chapters around the world and has established approximately fifty working groups. GBA working groups cover a wide range of topics. He has developed blockchain training materials that cover most of the established blockchain protocols, platforms, and products. He has delivered public addresses to the United Nations and delivered keynote addresses to audiences of hundreds of blockchain professionals around the world. He has advised national government cabinet officials as well as state and local leaders.

McDevitt & Kline, LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

* McDevitt and Kline's live, internet-based courses are approved as Distance Learning courses by the PA Supreme Court CLE Board. For additional information, please visit Check with your State CLE Board for rules pertaining to live webcasts. These rules differ from state to state. For example, PA attorneys may earn up to 6 CLE credits per compliance period via live webcasts (or 6 out of 12 credits per year); NJ and DE attorneys may earn up to 12 CLE credits per compliance period via live webcasts (or 12 out of 24 credits per two years).

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