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Blockchain 101: How To Get Paid For Social Content

April 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Blockchain technology has erupted in popularity as the next wave of innovators continues to push boundaries across industries, most notably in financial markets.
Social media has yet to see the dramatic and widespread adoption of blockchain technology. However, that doesn’t mean it’s not coming.Join Social Media Dallas for an introduction to blockchain technology, how it will affect social media, and what professionals in the industry need to know to best approach the future of social.

What IS Blockchain?  An overview of how the technology could impact transparency and trust.

Where are we now?  What you may or may not know about cryptocurrency and blockchain applications in the financial space, as well as other areas like the security of information, including healthcare records.

Where are we headed?  How the intersection of blockchain and social media relates to the monetization of your content, and who are already working on this solution.  Plus, roles for social media and content managers inside blockchain-related companies.

Join us Thursday, April 19, for food, drinks, networking, education & fun!


6:00 PM Check-In, networking, and refreshments (Admission includes food and a drink ticket.)

6:45 PM Social Media Dallas monthly meeting and Blockchain discussion

8:15 PM Post-event networking at The People’s Last Stand

#smdallas @sm_dallas

Blockchain Speakers
Vikran Mansera (@Vmansera67)
Finance graduate student at The University of Texas at Dallas.  Vikrant researches Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), and Smart Contracts.  He is knowledgeable on the topic of cryptocurrencies and tokenization.
Cody Marx Bailey

Cody leads the North Texas Blockchain Alliance.  He is CEO of XRAM Capital, is a Blockchain Technologist, and Smart Contract Developer.  He has worked with companies such as AdventGX, Texas A&M, and Dell.
Stephen Ellis, Director North Texas Blockchain Alliance (@Spaulellis)

Stephen’s career so far has spanned a wide range of fields from shipping and logistics, broadcast production, marketing, and sales, to business development and research. Stephen has leveraged the skills from this wide array of positions in a few entrepreneurial ventures, in each of these, Stephen has approached these projects with a mix of research, analytics, and technology. Stephen is one half of Canlser & Ellis a research partnership focused on computer science and technology research, through this partnership he has explored subjects such as remote drone security, e-commerce strategy, cryptocurrency, blockchain infrastructure and financial research.


Free to Social Media Dallas members. Just use your member code.

The event is $35 for non-members.

Registration includes a free drink and light appetizers.
Bring a story, a business card, and meet new marketing-minded people!

Become a Social Media Dallas Member
Did you know that Social Media Dallas Members attend monthly meetings for free? Join SMDallas today and get your promo code to attend this event free of charge!

We meet in one of the theaters inside the Angelika Film Center, which is on the north side of Mockingbird Station, at the upper level. Free Parking is available in a parking garage on the north side of Mockingbird Station, easily accessible from the northbound frontage road along I-75. Once you enter the Angelika, head to the second floor and look for appetizers, drinks and a group of people having fun. That’s Social Media Dallas!
Note on Refunds: Refunds will be provided if written notice of your request is received within 24 hours of the event. If the event is sold out, we’ll only provide a refund if a waitlisted ticket is sold before the start of the event online.


Angelika Film Center Dallas
5321 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206 US


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