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MUBS Hosts a Webinar on “Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain”

Beirut - Lebanon, 29 March 2022

Within the framework of the ELEGANT Erasmus+ project activities, MUBS hosted on March 29, 2022 Ms. Randa Al-Rifai (Blockchain Consultant) in a webinar about Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. 

Coordinated by the University of Dubrovnik (Croatia), Elegant (which stands for Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Graduate Employability through University-Enterprise Cooperation) aims at enhancing university enterprise cooperation in Jordan and Lebanon in order to improve the teaching and learning experience of students and enhance the employability of graduates.


121 faculty, staff, students, and alumni from MUBS Computer Science department attended the event. After an overview about the ELEGANT project presented by Professor Bassem Kaissi, Ms. Al Rifai highlighted the importance of the digital currency and blockchain in modern financial systems. The various operations and usages of Bitcoin were analyzed and discussed, and the presenter provided her advice to the attendees on the best practices to participate and engage in the digital currency world. In addition, topics related to the bitcoin and blockchain technologies, such as Ethereum, smart contracts, DApps, and tokenization were discussed. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Khaleel Mershad (Chairperson – M.U.B.S Computer Science Department) and Dr. Nabil Abdoun (Assistant Professor – M.U.B.S Computer Science Department)

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