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February 8, 2019 Published

This upcoming meetup in Makati uses the debate format to discuss whether the world needs blockchain or not.



Manila Crypto Debates: Blockchain – Do People Need It
Type of Event Meetup
Ticket Price Free with RSVP
Date: February 13, 2019
Time 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Location Acceler8, Paseo, Makati
Registration & Reserve Your Tickets at Meetup Group

[Event] Manila Crypto Debates: Blockchain – Do People Need It

In this blockchain meetup in Makati, 2 teams debate on whether we need blockchain or not. The debate will happen in 4 rounds, in which one of those rounds will belong to the audience asking questions to the teams.

Participants

“You Need Blockchain” Team

Mark Vernon Founder, Tagcash
Rafael Padilla Co-founder, Blockchain Association of the Philippines

“You Don’t Need Blockchain” Team

Miguel Cuneta Co-founder, SCI Ventures
Chris Verceles Blockchain Developer, ConsenSys / Co-founder, Lifemesh

Debate Rounds

Round 1: Opening

  • Team “You don’t need a Blockchain”
    Miguel + Chris (2 min talking time each): Why you don’t need a Blockchain
  • Team “You need a Blockchain”
    Mark + Rafael (2 min each): Why you need a Blockchain

Round 2: Comeback

  • Team “You don’t need a Blockchain”
    Miguel + Chris (2 min each): tackle the other team’s arguments
  • Team “You need a Blockchain”
    Mark + Rafael (2 min each): tackle the other team’s arguments

Round 3: Your Turn

  • Your Questions and Comments for Team “You don’t need a Blockchain”
  • Your Questions and Comments for Team “You need a Blockchain”

Round 4: Final Words

  • Team “You don’t need a Blockchain”
    Miguel + Chris (1 min each)
  • Team “You need a Blockchain”
    Mark + Rafael (1 min each)

Final: Voting Time

  • The audience will stand to the side of the team they choose to win.

Date and Location

February 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Acceler8 Paseo
Makati City
(Google Maps)

Notes:

The event is free but remember to RSVP. Do not show up in the event without registering. Visit this link for registration.

Read More:

  • For more blockchain and cryptocurrency-related events in the Philippines, please check out the Bitpinas Event Page.

This article first appeared at BitPinas on February 8, 2019: [Meetup] Manila Crypto Debates: Blockchain – Do People Need It (Feb. 13, 2019)

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