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Introduction to Crypto Currencies.


Introduction to Crypto Currencies.


June 30


06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT


Manchester Metropolitan University

John Dalton Building room E005, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5GD

Manchester, England, GB, M1 5GD

New to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology join us to find out more


Tony Fawl


18:00 – Start of event at Manchester University

19:30 – end of event


An awareness presentation for those new to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

The topics covered in the presentation include:

• An introduction to cryptocurrency and blockchain – Definitions and explanation of what crypto is and a little about its history and how it is being adopted around the world.

• Risks and benefits of investing and trading. Scams, Rugpulls & Crashes (what on earth happened to Terra/Luna!)

• Cryptocurrency Use Cases – What is ‘Store of Value’? What are the differences between Stablecoins, NFT’s, Metaverse, DEFI, Play to Earn tokens and games?

• How to Buy Crypto Coins and Tokens – How to use a cryptocurrency exchange to make a spot trade bitcoins using pounds sterling.

• Crypto Security, Protecting Digital Assets – Now you have some crypto, how do you protect your investment?

The session will be supported by an audio/visual PowerPoint presentation. There will then be a question and answer session and details of other useful resources to help you find out more.

The session will be delivered by Tony Fawl of:

This event will not be providing financial advice and the topics discussed will concentrate on definitions and explanations of the basic concepts, terms and practical demonstrations of how you can buy and hold cryptocurrency.


Tony Fawl is a consultant at

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

BCS is a membership organisation. If you enjoy this event, please consider joining BCS. You’ll be very welcome. You’ll receive access to many exclusive career development tools, an introduction to a thriving professional community and also help us Make IT Good For Society. Join BCS today:

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event, please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.


BCS is following government guidelines and we would ask attendees to continue to also follow these guidelines. Please go to for more information, advice, and instructions.


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