Energy Blockchain Training & Workshop

An opportunity for power producers and utilities to learn about emerging energy Blockchain technologies and the nation’s largest energy transmission and distribution event.

Training & Workshop Details

Training & Workshop
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Rooms 260

Utility Full Conference / Utility Visitors - of DistribuTECH
$249 - Training

Individual Full Conference / Individual Visitors - of DistribuTECH
$299 - Training

Overview of Training

Energy Blockchain Consortium will conduct a half day training session for DistribuTech attendees. This training is designed for anyone in the Energy industry interested in learning about Blockchain and its impact in the Energy industry. The presentation will be provided by two experts from the Utility industry with experience in developing applications and solutions for energy Industry.

Who should attend?

Anyone who works in the Energy industry in any role -- from CxO (CEO, COO, CFO, CTO, CMO etc.) to Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers in Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Individuals from IT departments will also benefit from this training. 

What are the Pre-Requisites?

Anyone form the Energy industry. No prior experience in IT is necessary.

Will there be Handout/Material?

You will receive: (a) Course Material, (b) Blockchain Startup Guide and Blockchain Checklist

What is the Benefit?

This training will provide you with the information and knowledge you need to understand Blockchain technology and its implications, limitations and its potential. A step by step guide will walk you through how you can apply this technology in your organization. A use case discussion with a peer community of like-minded people will provide you with an opportunity to collaborate on a real problem and potential approach to the solution with Blockchain.  Walking out of this training will give you the confidence that (a) you understand Blockchain, (b) you understand how it can be applied in the Utility industry, (c) you will understand what steps you need to take to apply this in your company.

Topics Covered

  1. Blockchain Essentials
  2. Blockchain Technology Overview
  3. Key Capabilities: SmartContract, Consensus, Provenance, Security etc.
  4. Implications: Blockchain Implications in the Energy industry
  5. Energy Use Cases: Candidates for Blockchain
  6. Workshop: Case Study & Group Discussion
  7. Getting Started: How to get started with Blockchain in your organization
  8. Conclusions & Takeaways: Key Points, Startup Guide and A Checklist will be provided


What is the Energy Blockchain Training & Workshop on Tuesday?

• The Energy Blockchain Training is designed as a half day training in a ‘classroom’ like setting that is led by 2 instructors. The training comes with course material with focus on 8 core topics. For most people attending the training, this will be their first step in learning about Blockchain. No technology or IT experience is necessary.

Is the Energy Blockchain Training & Workshop for half day?

• Yes it’s for half day on Tuesday 1-5 pm.

Do I need a computer for the training?

• No it is not necessary

Do I need to be an IT person?

• No you do not need to be an IT person

Do I do some homework prior to coming to the training?

• No preparation is needed