What on Earth is Blockchain?

Sep 5, 3:00 – 6:30 PM

ONE Tech Hub, Schoolhill, Aberdeen City, AB10 1JQ

Explore the revolutionary world of blockchain technology at our upcoming event, where we delve into blockchain fundamentals, its applications, entrepreneurship, and the challenges and opportunities in blockchain startups. Join industry experts and enthusiasts for an evening of insightful discussions, networking, and collaborative opportunities

In-person event

About this event

Discover the transformative power of blockchain technology at our "What on Earth is Blockchain? Cleantech & Web 3 Mixer." This dynamic event is designed to provide a deep dive into blockchain, its applications in clean technology, and its economic potential. Featuring renowned experts, hands-on learning, and networking opportunities, this mixer promises to be both educational and inspiring.

Event Highlights:

-Keynote Talk by Maciej Zurawski of Blockchain Scotland:

Maciej Zurawski, a prominent figure from Blockchain Scotland, will kick off the event with an in-depth exploration of blockchain technology. He will demystify the fundamentals, explain how blockchain operates, and discuss its far-reaching implications across various industries.

-Economic Potentials of Blockchain by Sarah Forbes:

Sarah Forbes, Chair on Blockchain and Digital Taskforce for Scotland, will discuss the economic potentials that blockchain technology holds for Scotland. Her talk will delve into the strategic advantages, growth opportunities, and future prospects of integrating blockchain within Scotland's economic framework.

-Application of Blockchain to Cleantech by Rajesh Kumar Plamthottathil:

Rajesh Kumar Plamthottathil will shed light on the innovative applications of blockchain in the clean technology sector. His presentation will cover real-world examples, highlighting how blockchain can enhance sustainability, efficiency, and transparency in cleantech initiatives.

-Hands-On Learning Session:

Engage in a practical, hands-on session focused on building a simple product on the blockchain. This workshop is designed to provide participants with a step-by-step guide, making the concepts accessible for beginners while offering deeper insights for those with some prior experience.

Q&A Sessions:

Benefit from dedicated time for questions and answers, allowing you to interact directly with our esteemed speakers. This is your chance to clarify doubts, seek expert advice, and gain personalized insights into blockchain technology and its applications.

Networking Opportunities:

Connect with industry leaders, blockchain enthusiasts, and professionals from the cleantech sector. The networking session offers a relaxed environment to exchange ideas, explore collaborations, and build valuable connections.

Food and Drinks:

Enjoy a variety of refreshments, including delicious food and drinks, as you engage in meaningful conversations and build your professional network.

Don't miss this opportunity to expand your understanding of blockchain, gain hands-on experience, and network with like-minded individuals passionate about the future of this groundbreaking technology and its impact on clean technology and the economy.

Date and Time: 5 September 2024; 4pm to 7:30pm

Venue: ONE Tech Hub, Aberdeen

We look forward to welcoming you to an evening of insightful discussions, practical learning, and networking opportunities!


  • Maciej Zurawski

    Blockcgain Scotland


  • Rajesh Plamthottathil



  • sarah forbes

    scottish enterprise

    digital economist



Thursday, September 5, 2024
3:00 PM – 6:30 PM UTC


  • Oluwaseun Olabode

    Startup Grind Aberdeen



  • Oluwaseun Olabode

    Startup Grind Aberdeen

    Chapter Director - Aberdeen

  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland

    Director Scotland

  • Nick Murray

    Startup Grind Scotland

    Co-Director Scotland

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director - Glasgow


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