NOTE: due to the health and safety concerns related to COVID-19 pandemic, all our in-person and live events are postponed indefinitely.
An integral goal of APAR is to facilitate the dissemination of the latest developments and technologies to industry leaders, C-level executives (CxO), board members, senior managers, and investors, among others. In service of such endeavor, APAR has been developing relevant executive and educational summits that are highly accessible for those who may lack a technology or engineering background. Our upcoming Educational Summits for 2021-2022 are as follows (please check back periodically as new courses are posted and details are added):
Our upcoming two-day Educational Summit and primer on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will be offered in Spring 2021. This Summit is also built for those with NO prior technical or engineering background, with an accessible curriculum for professionals of all backgrounds. Event details to be posted soon.
Our marquee, two-day Educational Summit and primer course on “Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies & Digital Tokens Demystified” was first offered October 23-24, 2017 at Columbia Business School - our subsequent Summit was offered starting Spring 2018. The curriculum is custom-built for those with NO technical background or prior knowledge in the subject matters. You can view the summary syllabus and agenda of the March 2018 program (in PDF) by clicking here.
Details of our fourth Summit on these topics (to be offered in Spring 2021) will be posted soon.
"Design Sprint Workshop" - upcoming in 2021
Learn the Design Sprint process from its creator and practitioners, Jake Knapp and Prof. R.A. Farrokhnia. The Design Sprint is a method for answering big questions quickly. It’s a greatest hits of design thinking, Lean Startup-style business strategy, innovation, behavioral science, and more, packaged into a battle-tested method any team can use. In this fun, fast-paced, hands-on workshop, you'll learn by doing as Jake leads you through a complete sprint—super-compressed into a workshop. Exact dates for the workshop, to take place in H2-2021, will be announced in due time.
An upcoming one-day Educational Summit and primer on Quantum Computing, how it all works, latest research and advancements, and impact in cybersecurity, financial services and beyond. This Summit will be offered in H2-2021, and is custom-built for participants with NO prior technical or engineering background. Exact dates will be posted in due time.
An upcoming one-day Educational Summit and primer on Cybersecurity, points of failure, protective measures (digital and non-digital), and latest research and findings. This Summit will be offered in H2-2021, and is custom-built for participants with NO prior technical or engineering background. Exact dates will be posted in due time.