Introducing BEN Switzerland 🇨🇭🎓

Lucerne, Switzerland

Tuesday 20th February, our members introduced the new, non-profit association Blockchain Society (BCS). The introductory event features a description of the BCS initiative and activities as well as a Blockchain introduction for newcomers. Today we’re releasing our first post on this blog, aimed at sharing our goals and introducing the next steps of the association.

Introductory event on Tuesday, February 20 2018

BCS and BEN

Continuing on the path of building a global interconnected students community in Switzerland, we’re presenting BCS as the “BEN Switzerland” Chapter. The Blockchain Education Network (BEN) is made up of students and alumni across the world who are creating bitcoin and blockchain clubs on their academic campuses. By exploring this socioeconomic experiment within the safety of their peers, students build new expectations and innovations. In aggregate, the combined effort of all these BEN clubs creates a rich web of interconnected blockchain hubs across the world. Now, BCS is part of it.

Join Us on slack!

We are currently in the process of connecting with anyone who is interested in BCS or BEN initiatives. Therefore, we invite you to join our slack : link . You can join directly with your school mail, or with any mail by filling the form here. Do not hesitate to contact us if your university is not yet in the list.

The goal of the slack is to generate interactions on the different channels, by crossing interests, knowledge, and multidisciplinary skills. This will also be the place for announcements, debates, and Q&A. We are encouraging you to follow us on the different social networks we have : Facebook , Twitter.

What to expect from BCS

The BCS association is also glad to announce periodical events :

  • Workshop organized around a special topic (Installing a wallet, using an exchange, programing a solidity DApp or a DAO).
  • Small Talks / Debates : The goal is to bring small groups of people together to present a more specific topic, following by a free discussion and debate.

By the community for the community

We aims at making the BCS a diverse and enthusiastic community. We will soon make the core BCS team bigger in order to make new events possible:

  • Bigger conference with renowned experiences speakers
  • Hackathons
  • Introduction of Swiss blockchain ecosystem actors

Feel free to contact us (contact@blockchainsociety.ch) if you want to get involved ! More at blockchainsociety.ch

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