We bring in industry speakers, company showcases, workshops, blockathons, and top-tier recruitment to provide lasting value and growth in our blockchain scene.

Upcoming Events

DATE: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

TIME: 10 – 11 AM


Speaker Series: Raja Sharif, FarmaTrust (Healthcare)

FarmaTrust provides future-proof blockchain and AI based provenance systems for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector. FarmaTrust digital solutions and services create efficiencies, accountability and transparency for supply chains, ease the burden of compliance requirements, reduce costs and eliminate counterfeit or substandard products.

FarmaTrust’s blockchain solutions focuses on pharmaceutical tracking and data services, cell and gene therapy or personalized medical services, clinical trial services, and medical device service.

Recent Events

DATE: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

LOCATION: Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience (MCB) 101

Speaker Series: IOTA (Supply Chain)

IOTA is a revolutionary new transaction settlement and data transfer layer for the Internet of Things (IoT). It is based on a new distributed ledger technology, the Tangle, which overcomes the inefficiencies of current Blockchain designs and introduces a new way of reaching consensus in a decentralized peer-to-peer system.

Nelson from the IOTA foundation visited USC to demo a supply chain application showing off the impressive capabilities achievable and walked through a tutorial on how to connect your own projects to an online data marketplace such as IOTA’s.

DATE: Thursday, February 28, 2019

LOCATION: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) 601

Speaker Series: Veronika Kacha, Propy (Real Estate)

Propy is a global real estate store, allowing buyers, sellers, and all other parties to come together through smart contracts. They are dedicated to solving the problems of purchasing property across borders. Propy is the world’s first international real-estate marketplace. The team at Propy facilitates connections between international entities to enable the seamless purchase of international real-estate online for the first time.

DATE: Thursday, February 16-17, 2019

LOCATION: Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience (MCB)

USC Blockathon

Co-organized by the Trojan Blockchain Society, USC Blockathon is the University of Southern California’s first blockchain hackathon aimed at bringing non-blockchain and blockchain-orientated developers together to create various blockchain solutions. USC is evolving around Los Angeles’s ever-growing blockchain ecosystem and aims to churn the brightest and most promising hackers this space has ever seen. We aspire to create a welcoming experience that promotes creativity, novelty, and innovation. We are determined to have an all-inclusive and diverse group of students and Los Angelenos attending our event.

Past Events

DATE: Thursday, November 15, 2018

LOCATION: Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience (MCB) 101

Speaker Series: Mike Aldy, DigiByte (Cybersecurity)

DigiByte (DGB) is a rapidly growing global blockchain with a focus on cybersecurity for digital payments & decentralized applications. Over 4 years, DigiByte has become the world’s fastest, longest and most decentralized UTXO blockchain today.

Mike Aldy has been a contributor to the DigiByte Awareness Team since May of this year as he looked for a way to incorporate his experience in television marketing with blockchain technology. He has worked in Post Production for the past twenty years, and currently works as an Assistant Editor and Media Manager for Fox On-Air Promotions: Prime Time Entertainment. Mike believes that blockchain technology will revolutionize the way we communicate with each other and deliver on the promise of a better tomorrow.

DATE: Monday, November 12, 2018

LOCATION: Zumberge Hall of Science (ZHS) 159

Speaker Series: Coinbase (Crypto and Blockchain)

Coinbase is the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States and operates a platform that facilitates the easy use of digital currency for consumers and merchants worldwide.

Coinbase is hosting a workshop of an introduction to cryptocurrency and blockchain! They will be presenting on “Bitcoin, made simple”. In addition to Coinbase engineers, there will be recruiters at the workshop to talk about full time and internship opportunities.


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