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Have your say: Fintech and Cryptocurrencies

13 Nov 2018

Tune in for a live discussion with our expert panel of University alumni and academics

Fintech and Cryptocurrencies

Is crypto the next big wave or just another dotcom bubble? Tune in to explore the future of blockchain technology and how The University of Manchester and the surrounding city has become a hub for Fintech within the Northern Powerhouse.

Date: Wednesday, 14 November

Time: 7pm

The panel includes:

  • Professor Andrew James (chair), Associate Dean for Business Engagement & External Relations, Faculty of Humanities; also leading the University’s fintech agenda
  • Rupert Keeley (BSc Management Sciences 1980), Executive Adviser at Paypal
  • Nicholas Vermeulen (BSc Computer Science 1992), Partner – Innovation & Technology, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Maria Parpou (MBA 1995), Chief Product and Commercial Officer – Barclaycard
  • Lewis Laidin (Master of Enterprise 2018), Director and Founder – Blockchainers CIC

You can watch the discussion live and submit your questions online – if you click ‘going’ to the Facebook event, then we’ll send you a notification as soon as the live stream begins.

If you have any questions or you’d like to attend the event in person please contact: