The GSU chapter of the ACM presents

The Virtual is Real: Blockchain in the Creative Industries

Elizabeth Strickler
Director of Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Creative Media Industries Institute
Director of Blockchain Lab, Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University

Georgia is the number-one center for film and television in the world, with a $9.5 billion economic impact. It’s also a center for blockchain, one of the most important new technologies to emerge since the early days of the Internet. Come hear Elizabeth Strickler discuss blockchain in entertainment and its impact on everything from fundraising and rights management to content access, distribution, fan economies, and other opportunities for disruption.

About the Speaker: A passionate believer in creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship, Elizabeth uses her talents and technology to support students and clients to start businesses, tell immersive stories, and build a stronger cultural economy. She is excited to combine her knowledge of media technologies and the decentralized movement with local, digital and international communities. As the Director of Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) and the Blockchain Lab at the Robinson College of Business, she works to make her visions become reality and virtual reality.

Win a valuable door prize!
An Amazon Echo Show 5 smart display will be given away.

Thursday, September 5, 2019
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Room 306
Creative Media Industries Institute

Everyone welcome!
Free pizza from Rosa's!

For more information about the GSU ACM chapter, please visit our website: acm.cs.gsu.edu.


The chapter welcomes the following new members: Sravan Roy Akkineni, Kendall Castilla, John Doan, and Dhruv Gupta.  We also thank Jeffrey Bruggeman for renewing his membership.